Learn Judo and Beat the Summer Traffic Blues

Written by Stephen Munday

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4. Create new partnerships

Your busy schedule may not allow you much time to do your own browsing, so take advantage of this slow traffic days to get out and look around a bit yourself. Are there any potential partners out there who you could work with to your mutual benefit? A new joint venture can potentially be worth hundreds of additional customers, so this time of browsing and exploring new possibilities has a huge potential payback.

5. Save your advertising bucks

You’re keeping track of your conversions as well as your visitor stats, right? Well, if you notice a drop-off around weekends, holidays or other vacation times then, whatever you do, don’t use paid advertising to make uprepparttar shortfall. If your search engine-generated free visitors aren’t inrepparttar 147176 mood to buy, visitors coming through paid advertising probably won’t either. Instead, save your money and use it at those times your historical data tell you giverepparttar 147177 best bang for your buck.

6. Have a summer sale and get rid of old stock

Kill two birds with one stone: Clear out old inventory while simultaneously encouraging those visitors you do have to spend money with you. Make sure you email all your previous customers aboutrepparttar 147178 summer deals too, and you may find you get a stampede of repeat visitors cleaning out your store.

7. Christmas is coming

You may not be able to hear those sleigh-bells just quite yet, but in retail terms, Christmas is just roundrepparttar 147179 corner. Have you thought about how you will getrepparttar 147180 most out of this year’s holiday season? Set your strategy now and ensure this year will see bumper sales.

8. Take a break yourself!

Come on, even following half of my suggestions is going to keep you very busy - even if you do have fewer visitors than usual. So,repparttar 147181 final thing to remember is that you are your site’s biggest asset and, since you need a break sometime too, why not take it now?

If your visitors are packing up and going torepparttar 147182 beach this summer, don’t panic: Learn a bit of Judo, and let “The Way of Flexibility” (the literal meaning of “Judo”) help you turn your summer blues into a bonanza of new opportunities.

About the Author

Stephen Munday lives in Japan. His most recent project is a Kanji name translation website where you can get your name in beautiful Japanese calligraphy. This article is (c) Stephen Munday 2005. Permission is given to reproduce this article in whole with the URLs correctly hyperlinked.

Make Money Online Using Keyword Articles

Written by Paul Jesse

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One great way to improve your web page listing for a variety of keywords and phrases is to use keyword articles on your web page. This will allow you to provide useful information for web surfers as well as include keywords that will help your page get noticed.

When it comes to keyword articles, it is not difficult to write them or have them written. First, you need to have a list ofrepparttar most popular keywords and phrases people search for, and then write articles that include useful information that statesrepparttar 146653 exact keyword phrase multiple times. When someone searches for that particular term, your page will be returned as a high result as long as you are outdoing your competition. However, when it comes to outdoing your competition regarding keywords and search engine results, make sure you are providing relevant, useful and pertinent information. If you are doing that, when people get to your page they will be more likely to stay.

Finally, ifrepparttar 146654 keyword articles get your web page ranked higher in search engine results as they should, do not feel as if they will stay that way. There is more competition onrepparttar 146655 Web every day, which means you will have to be diligent about continuously tracking your competition, what they are doing, and where your web page ranks inrepparttar 146656 search engine results. You may have to make changes according to your competition, but this is part of business.

Paul Jesse is a retired government employee and author of numerous home business articles. It you are interested in starting a Internet home business visit:. http://www.plug-inprofitsite.com

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