How Active is Inter-Active?

Written by Stefene Russell

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*Weekly newsletters (naturally) *Discussion boards *Professional tips and advice *Printable "coupons" for goods or services (which rewards users for visitingrepparttar site) *Calendars *Events related to your website's subject (conferences, speakers, etc.) *Recipes *Free samples of your product/service *polls and surveys *Frequently updated articles (iSyndicate and FreeContent are two good sources of copy. You can find them at and *Q and A columns, using reader's questions (this should also be updated as frequently as possible) *Quick, reliable customer service *Easily located contact information (name, phone, address, email) *A bio page-if people feel like they're dealing with another person (rather than a borg-bot) that'srepparttar 134657 original human version of interactivity. *Easy, clear navigation *An order form/catalog/shopping cart that is easy to find, easy to use (and hopefully secure).

You've probably already implemented some of these, but if not- what are you waiting for? You've got nothing to lose--except bored, confused users.

WHAT MAKES USERS CLICK? Expert Stefene Russell will do a complete analysis of your site, including personalized tips on copy and design. Whether you're an e-business or a content provider, find out how to make your site professional and effective. Get Stefene's free web site tips newsletter at Reach her at or 801-328-9006.

Why is any site special?

Written by Steve Nash

Continued from page 1 Create a community Offer free stuff Add search to your site Offer a prize or competition Let visitors play games Write an article (or three)


The web is literally brim-full with free website building tools that can really improve your website. Again, you are only limited by your own imagination (or creative combination of other people's imagination!). I recommend you visit all of these sites, and get thinking...

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Think for a while aboutrepparttar sites that *you* really like, and think why it is that you like them. And always be onrepparttar 134656 look- out for good ideas, both online and offline.


Make your site a "wow!", and get everyone talking about (and visiting) your site. Sounds simple, doesn't it! It isn't, but there are lots of tools and resources onrepparttar 134657 Internet to help you. Just add your brain... then create a buzz!

Steve Nash edits Promote! Promote! Promote! a twice-monthly newsletter. Subscribe, and learn more about promoting your business (or site) online: This article appears on his latest site called How I Promote My Website -

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