Steps to Beat your Website Competitors

Written by Edward Charkow

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5.) Make sure you haverepparttar tools and services you need to communicate with your visitors. It might be live help ( ) or it might be something like an autoresponder ( ), but you better have some way for your visitors to contact you and ask you questions. 6.) Don't expect overnight success. Growing a site takes time and effort. However, don't get discouraged. Daily effort turns into weekly growth. One day you will wake up and find that your efforts have paid off. 7.) Use your expertise to help others. Did you know that if you have something you are knowledgeable about that you are being looked for right now? There are thousands of forum's, newsgroups, and communities on-line that would benefit from your advice. If you spendrepparttar 140204 time to help them, you will see an increase in traffic and of course revenue. Many forums allow a signature which is similar torepparttar 140205 resource box for this article. People do click on those signature links when you help them. Since you have already takenrepparttar 140206 first step and built some trust in your knowledge don't you think they will be more likely to use what your website provides. 8.) Do not be afraid to get some help. There are 1000s of freelancers and other helpful people that make their living onrepparttar 140207 web. Farming work out to those freelancers may just be worth your time. Here is an example: You are running a finance site. You need to get a new layout, new graphics, and Search Engine optimization done. You could spend days working on all of that, and since you are not an expert you end up with an inferior website both in looks and functionality. Your two days of effort cost you money in lost sales, butrepparttar 140208 poor website will cost you thousands overrepparttar 140209 next year. A few minutes with a competent designer would have cost you a few days pay, but you end up with a great functional and attractive website. Which way is better?

Edward Charkow is the lead programmer and copy writer for Stmadeveloper. Stmadeveloper provides top notch niche sites that focus on high paying keywords. No technical knowledge is needed since they do the creation, content, and promotion. Visit Stmadeveloper at

Why you should be using RSS

Written by Allan Burns

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Still not convinced. Then how about if I tell you thatrepparttar major players onrepparttar 140164 internet such as Yahoo, MSN and Google are starting to pay serious attention to RSS. Atrepparttar 140165 moment itís almost an RSS arms race to berepparttar 140166 number one RSS player. You can bet that your competition is using RSS.

Unlike email, RSS is guaranteed to be delivered to your readers. Your RSS feed is contained in an XML file on your server so it is fetched byrepparttar 140167 users RSS reader or feed aggregator. That means there are no spam filters of other servers between you and your visitors.

The greatest feature of RSS is thatrepparttar 140168 user is always in control. That means they are confident and comfortable with using RSS. They can unsubscribe with one click and be totally confident that they will be unsubscribed. Ifrepparttar 140169 user is reading your feed then they must really be interested with what you are publishing.

Allan is the webmaster at an RSS resource for webmasters. Learn how to use RSS to attract and retain visitors to your site.

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