Internet Promotion: Autoresponder Thank You Messages

Written by Richard Lowe

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Why is it important to send a confirmation email? Well, you had someone visit your site and actually do something. He tookrepparttar time to fill out a form, do a survey or sign your guest book. I personally think it's great to send him a quick thank you note. Also, it's a great way to include a quick advertisement or two (don't overdo it).

The main purpose, however, is to remind him about your site. The guy or gal is surfingrepparttar 125162 web and stumbles on your site. He likes it so leaves a guest book entry telling you it's great, then surfs other sites for another hour. He's forgotten about you and may never return.

Except that when he opens up his email he'll have a quick email thanking him for his guest book entry and reminding him about some services that you offer. Now he remembers your site and perhaps returns. That'srepparttar 125163 main purpose ... follow-up. Give them a chance to return. And those arerepparttar 125164 best visitors of all,repparttar 125165 ones that keep coming back.

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15 Ways To Save Your StartBlaze Pages From Invisibility

Written by Stewart Hutton

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Fortunately, although there are some things outside your control, here are 15 things you can do to make your pages appear as quickly as possible:

~~~~ Graphics ~~~~

Re-size every image torepparttar size it will appear onrepparttar 125161 page. Don't use WIDTH and HEIGHT tags in your html to shrink a large image.

Comparerepparttar 125162 file size when saved as GIF and JPG -repparttar 125163 results may surprise you.

For GIF files, experiment with reducingrepparttar 125164 number of colors inrepparttar 125165 image.

For JPG files, experiment with different image quality settings.

Save files at a maximum 96 dots per inch - any more is wasted on a monitor.

~~~~ Page Design ~~~~

Include pixel WIDTH and HEIGHT settings in IMG SRC tags.

Give pixel width settings for TABLE elements and HR rules rather than percentages.

Don't use many different background images within TABLE or TD elements.

Try not to nest TABLES within TABLES.

Use embedded (not external) CSS style sheets to minimise repparttar 125166 size and frequency of complex FONT descriptions.

Minimizerepparttar 125167 number of different files making uprepparttar 125168 page.

Reduce your dependency on outsourced elements such as counters, graphics, javascript, and so on whererepparttar 125169 speed ofrepparttar 125170 3rd party service may be suspect.

~~~~ Editing HTML ~~~~

Editors such as FrontPage produce very bloated html files, with a lot of uneccessary duplication. Go throughrepparttar 125171 file with a text editor looking for repetition (most commonly of FONT tags) that can be removed.

Remove any non-essential text such as comments.

StartBlaze pages aren't designed to be indexed by search engines, so you don't need page elements like META keyword and description tags.

Prune and tune your pages until they are mean and lean and you can be confident that every time your page comes out ofrepparttar 125172 StartBlaze database - someone will actually see it.

And making your page *visible* isrepparttar 125173 first critical step to creating desired actions from StartBlaze. Now you only need to worry about what you say onrepparttar 125174 page - but that's a subject for another article ...

Stewart Hutton is the author of "Practical StartBlaze." This free eBook includes all the help you need to get the most out of StartBlaze - and converts into a ready made viral recruitment tool to build your StartBlaze "downline," promote your site, and earn you a residual income.

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