Is Online DVD Rental or Pay-Per-View the Best Way to Get Your Movies?

Written by Kaitlin Carruth

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The biggest issue with online DVD rental isrepparttar waiting. You have to plan at least one day in advance what movie you want to watch which means no Friday late night movie runs. Also, you have to be renting at least 2-3 movies a month to make it more valuable then renting at your local movie store. If you watch a lot of movies and do not mindrepparttar 147317 wait,repparttar 147318 online DVD rental system may not be a bad option for you.


Pay-per-view hasrepparttar 147319 "right now" benefit thatrepparttar 147320 online DVD rental system does not have. With pay-per-view, whenever you decide you want to watch a movie, you just order it, sit down and watch it. Another benefit with pay-per-view is that you don't have to worry about scratched or skipping DVDs. Companies such as I-Satellite offer 33 pay-per-view channels and 13 sports pay-per-view channels with prices as low as $1.99 to watch a movie. This is definitely a more simplistic way of doing things. However, it can startrepparttar 147321 money can start to add up if you are an avid movie watcher. Also, with pay-per-view you do not get access torepparttar 147322 same "bonus features" that you get withrepparttar 147323 DVD.

Withrepparttar 147324 choices of renting movies fromrepparttar 147325 store, online DVD rentals, and pay-per-view it is definitely easy to get your movie fix in one way or another. All three methods of getting current blockbusters have their benefits and detriments in which you will have to decide from. Personally, I likerepparttar 147326 convenience of pay-per-view. No matter when I choose, I can sit down and watchrepparttar 147327 movie of my choice from several pay-per-view channels available. However, you will have to decide which method is best for you.

Kaitlin Carruth is a client account specialist with 10x Marketing. To learn more about online dvd rental or pay-per-view, please visit I-Satellite.

6 Ways to Guarantee Your Website Will Fail (and how to fix them)

Written by Jay McCormack

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Who – this is generated fromrepparttar list you developed in step 1. Each row in your table should be started with one of audience types you identified above. What – For each audience type you need to identify what they are actually looking for on your site. How – How are they going to find your site? Is this type of person someone who relies on referrals from friends, search engines, advertising or a notice atrepparttar 147120 local mall? Why – This is an evaluation process that these type of people will go through. What about your product/service will be important to them? Price, geographic location, your reputation, or that you have a payment plan? When – This is not a date or time, this has more to do with ‘under what circumstances will they buy’. You need to establish what will actually move them to makerepparttar 147121 purchase. Wake – Afterrepparttar 147122 sale (inrepparttar 147123 wake ofrepparttar 147124 sale) how will you keep this type of person in touch with you?

Here’s an example: Who: Home business owner. What: They need something cheap, practical and easy. How: Referral and Local community bulletin boards. Why: Price. When: When they have confidence thatrepparttar 147125 money they will spend will dorepparttar 147126 job. Wake: Monthly Newsletter

Having completed this exercise you will now have a roadmap to follow when buildingrepparttar 147127 content for your site and how it should be structured by looking for commonality in your table. If you find that you have a common ‘how’ or ‘why’ then you should probably target parts of your navigation to address this.


Rememberrepparttar 147128 six key elements that I stated atrepparttar 147129 beginning of this article? Here they are again: 1. Your website is an electronic brochure 2. Can’t be found in Google 3. Was last updated when it was created 4. Is organised how you want it organised 5. Is missing what your audience wants 6. Is home grown, and looks like it!

Refining is all about identifying how you measurerepparttar 147130 change in your website’s performance. Having made many changes you want to make sure that it has not all been in vein, or more importantly you may still have issues to be addressed if you are not seeingrepparttar 147131 performance you might expect.

Your site should now be anything but an electronic brochure. It should have rich captivating information that people actually want to read, and be targeted towards particular audiences that you know will visit your site.

You should be able to visit to see whether you appear in Google. Remember that one ofrepparttar 147132 key elements Google uses to identify a good website isrepparttar 147133 depth and breadth ofrepparttar 147134 content. If you have valuable information inrepparttar 147135 right quantities then getting into Google should happen automatically. If you still can’t be found usingrepparttar 147136 keywords you want then I would suggest you visitrepparttar 147137 American Marketing Association’s website ( and invest some time in their pre-recorded webcasts, they’re free!

You need to keep your site up to date; a week should not go by without some sort of modification torepparttar 147138 content or structure. This is another measure search engines use to evaluaterepparttar 147139 ranking your site gets in search results.

Finally I would suggest you need to make sure your site looks professional, and one ofrepparttar 147140 best ways you can do this is by asking your customers for their honest opinion. There are thousands of designers just waiting forrepparttar 147141 opportunity to give you a great looking site, however you can also get some exceptional designs from template sites (like for a reasonable fee.

Remember that there is no mystery to making a great website. All you need is quality information that people are looking for and that is easy to find.

Jay McCormack has had years of experience in the web and software industry. Most recently he launched where he reviews and recommends the best software found on the web.

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