The People's Guide to Pay-Per-Clicks

Written by Alvin Apple

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It definitely pays to be creative here, too. If you can think of a new, fresh term that hasn't been used much or at all, you can end up atrepparttar top of a list. You don't want to get too obscure, though, or your site may never be seen. Try just tweakingrepparttar 128413 more common phrases associated with your business, and always make sure you have a succinct, descriptive title which is related to your search terms.

Another effective way of getting seen onrepparttar 128414 search engines isrepparttar 128415 pay-per-impression system. This is a new system, and is very similar to pay-per-click. Rather than paying to be listed as a search term result, you pay to have a banner ad run onrepparttar 128416 same page with a list of specific search term results. You pay each time a page with your banner is viewed, andrepparttar 128417 rates are usually per thousand views. This costs a lot less then pay-per-click, and still manages to get your business seen by a lot of people. AskJeeves and Google are currently offering this service, and people who are using it are meeting with great success.

So you see? You can userepparttar 128418 search engines to your advantage without being a genius. With pay-per-click and pay-per- impression you can make sure that your site gets seen. All you need is a little creativity. There's money to be made out there if you just know how.

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Adding Meta Tags to your site

Written by John Karnish

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When creating your title and description tag, pretend that you're creating a classified ad. That's basically what you're doing. You title tag is your headline. You want to gain your viewer's attention as he's scanningrepparttar page and interest him to read further. Your description should make him feel that he has something to gain from visiting your site.

Your description tag looks like this:

In your keyword tag, you want to list your main keywords people will use to find your page. Since some search engines are case sensitive, you might also want add your keywords in caps and maybe even some spelling mistakes some people might make when searching for your site.

Here is what your keyword tag will look like:

It is disputable whether it's better to separate your keywords with commas or to just leave a space between words.

Although meta tags help position your page, they won't determinerepparttar 128412 success or failure of a top 20 ranking. Some search engines don't even support meta tags. That's why it's important to use your keywords inrepparttar 128413 certain areas of your page.

It usually helps to have a keyword place in a heading tag atrepparttar 128414 top ofrepparttar 128415 page. You also want to use your keywords inrepparttar 128416 first few lines ofrepparttar 128417 first paragraph. A good amount of weight is usually placed here in determining your ranking. These first few lines are usually what are displayed as your description, so you also want to compelrepparttar 128418 reader to stay at your site.

The determinations of search engine rankings are constantly changing. Since algorithms are hard figure out, software is usually helpful. The three biggest I know of are "Web Position," "Position Agent" and "GRKda GRSoftware Keyword Density Analyzer."

Since this article only focused on meta tags, here are some sites that will give you more detailed information on search engine placement:

You may also want to seek help from some experts. Here are a couple of cool search engine forums:

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