Written by Peggy Tibbetts

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One week later my children’s novel, “Carly’s Ghost” arrived fromrepparttar publisher several months earlier than I expected. Overnight I had two books to promote and only one web site. My focus onrepparttar 108319 book title was practical in theory but could turn out to be expensive in practice. I certainly couldn’t afford to publish a new web site every time I have a book released.

For help in solving this dilemma, I called Scott Forler at Prairie Web, my web hosting service. Impressed withrepparttar 108320 amount of traffic at my newly debuted site, he recognized I’d hit on something positive with my design. Building on that initial bump, we put together a plan to cover not onlyrepparttar 108321 release of “Carly’s Ghost” but all future releases. I purchasedrepparttar 108322 domain name forrepparttar 108323 title, Next I replacedrepparttar 108324 home page with a splash page featuringrepparttar 108325 cover images of both books, accessible from both urls: and Visitors can click on either book cover, orrepparttar 108326 text instructions.

Each book has its own home page. The two books are together onrepparttar 108327 splash page. The only other link between their pages is atrepparttar 108328 “Aboutrepparttar 108329 author” page. Each book’s pages carryrepparttar 108330 banner designed for that particular book and cover image. But I keptrepparttar 108331 side barsrepparttar 108332 same color and usedrepparttar 108333 same basic framework for both books’ pages. Again to let visitors know they’re still at my site while they’re clicking about.

For future releases, instead of publishing a new web site, all I have to do is publishrepparttar 108334 new book’s cover image onrepparttar 108335 splash page, and add a set of web pages.

An attractive web site and terrific reviews definitely keeps visitors there. To make sales you want them to bookmark your site so they’ll return. The way I do that is by updating, sometimes as often as once a week; adding reviews, sites that feature my books, posting articles, and other news about my books. Visitors quickly recognize fresh information. Putrepparttar 108336 emphasis onrepparttar 108337 enjoyment of your visitors, and they’ll keep coming back. That’srepparttar 108338 most effective way to make sales.

Peggy Tibbetts is the author of the 5 star political thriller, Rumors of War and the 5 star children’s mystery, Carly’s Ghost


Written by Richard Lowe

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- The domain name registrants intention was to profit from your domain name in bad faith

- Your trademark was in effect and widely known atrepparttar timerepparttar 108318 domain name was registered

- The domain name is identical to your trademark

- And you have actually registeredrepparttar 108319 trademark

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Some clues that cybersquatting is occurring include:

- The domain name owner has put up a web site which in some way harms your company. For example, if you had somehow purchased "AOL.ORG" and created a web site about how AOL provided terrible service, you are cybersquatting.

- Ifrepparttar 108326 domain name owner never legitimately usedrepparttar 108327 domain name and simply offered to sell it to you, he is cybersquatting. If a person buys up a lot of names and has sold them over and over, there is a pattern of cybersquatting.

- Ifrepparttar 108328 domain name isrepparttar 108329 same as a very famous trademark, then it has a greater likelihood of being considered cybersquatting.

What can happen if someone is found guilty of cybersquatting is they can be ordered to hand overrepparttar 108330 domain name. In addition, ifrepparttar 108331 domain was purchased after 1999, they can be ordered to pay monetary damages.

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