Got Traffic?

Written by Kevin Davies

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Another example is a "recommend this site" service. That is you have a page on your site that people can use to recommend a website. People get torepparttar page through a link onrepparttar 105974 website that they want to recommend.

Or how about a service that let's people "brand" images with some text?

Affiliate links

I like to think of affiliate links as "paid for" links. Basically you're paying someone to link to your site. Do they work? Yes! You win because you only payrepparttar 105975 affiliate when a sale is made (ok, there are exceptions) andrepparttar 105976 affiliate wins because they get paid.


People love eBooks. Create an eBook with links to your site in it. The more popularrepparttar 105977 eBook isrepparttar 105978 more links back to your site you will get. Plus eBooks go hand in hand with affiliate programs.

Of course there are many more ideas than these. The thing is to think about ways of getting people linking to your site. It doesn't matter how crazyrepparttar 105979 idea sounds. In fact sometimes crazy is good. Remember all those times someone sent you a link to a wacky web site? Just think about how much traffic that website must get!

Kevin Davies is the webmaster of Crossword Heaven ( - a site that lets you create and solve crosswords online. If you're a webmaster you can also link to crosswords. Crosswords are a great way to keep your visitors on your site and keep them returning.

Getting a domain name

Written by Padawan

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When registering your domain name you haverepparttar option of using up to 63 characters. However just because you CAN do something does not mean you HAVE to. In most cases a shorter name will be more easily remembered by your visitors.

If your website is to be used for commercial activity and you are, or will be, generating a vast amount of traffic to your site then you will become greatly recognised - well done, but be aware that this may well generate copycats who will try and cash in on your traffic. These people will attempt to "steal" your customers by using domain names that are very similar to yours. For example you own andrepparttar 105973 copycats will take,, .org, etc. Therefore, if you are making good money, I would suggest investing some of this in registering allrepparttar 105974 extensions that are available (.net, .org, etc) in order to protect your interests. You can then redirect these other domains to your main one so you do not need to upload your site to each.

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