Linking for Traffic not Positioning!

Written by Jason Hulott

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So how do I create this vision of loveliness.

Simple, build an on topic directory of your major site content.

There are a couple of great tools you can use to automate this process.

Linking 101

Power Linking

These tools will add new sections, manage your directory structure, and allow you to add links or even allow others to add their own links which you just approve.

This can all be run from a web browser so you can be swapping links sat onrepparttar beach or in fact from anywhere.

They are so simple to use you could get family to help out too! GRIN!

In terms of places to find links try:

as a good start point.

Remember, Search Engines change their algorhythms allrepparttar 128284 time and you could fall out of favour at any time.

Your visitors are also getting more sophisticated and demanding atrepparttar 128285 same time. Giverepparttar 128286 visitor what they want first and letrepparttar 128287 search engine sortrepparttar 128288 rest out!

Good Luck!

Jason Hulott is Director of J2 Squared, leading specialists in Internet consultancy whose specific aim is to drive more revenue to websites. Their main area of focus are the insurance, finance, and automotive industries.

Need a SEM Strategy? You Have Nothing to Lose but Your Web Business

Written by David Howlett

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Of course there are still plenty of other ways to drive traffic to a website. Carefully planned, page-by-page keyword optimisation will work but it takes time and effort and if you’re paying someone to do it, you won’t seerepparttar results instantly.

But is all this really such a problem? Search engine marketing has always been a cat and mouse game. If you believerepparttar 128283 mediarepparttar 128284 cold winds of change have arrived andrepparttar 128285 easy to get website visitors have gone and gone for good. However many successful website owners will know there never were any easy website visitors, only focused ones that would convert into something useful.

The real question is: how does all this affectrepparttar 128286 average small business website? My experience isrepparttar 128287 real enemy here is fear. Many website Owner’s have worked hard to make their websites successful and they’re terrified that in one swoop all their efforts will be worthless. Should they be worried? If they’ve developed a broad holistic search engines strategy then probably not. But if they rely on their visitors from dozen of links pages they may have a problem and their businesses may suffer.

So how do you go about getting a SEM strategy? It needn’t be anything complex. Nor even anything you even need to write down. You just need get it straight in your mind how you’re going to approachrepparttar 128288 problem of getting you site a good listing onrepparttar 128289 search engines.

Are you going to ask someone to do it for you? Are they prepared to tell you in detail how they will go aboutrepparttar 128290 task? Will you be doingrepparttar 128291 work yourself? How will you learn what needs to be done? How much time do you have?

These are all questions you need to be thinking about when developing your SEM strategy. The most important thing is knowledge. Whatever method you choose to carry out this vital task you will need to have some understanding ofrepparttar 128292 subject. There are several websites such as Search Engine Watch, or Search Engine Guide, who have extensive resources to help you develop your strategy.

Need an SEM Strategy? Maybe you don’t but you’re web business does. Whatever happens things are going to get a whole lot tougher inrepparttar 128293 race to getrepparttar 128294 visitors on your site and a well considered SEM strategy will give you a fighting chance.

David Howlett is an independent web consultant based in the UK. David helps clients get more qualified visitors and then convert them into action.

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