Top 10 Ways To Irritate Your Visitors

Written by David Bell

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6. Sign up to use a really slow-loading hit counter and putrepparttar button inside of a TABLE so that nothing appears untilrepparttar 135633 hit-counter responds. This is possiblyrepparttar 135634 best way to keep visitors from stealing from you as it keeps them from even reading your content and possibly typing it into their site from memory. For this to work reliably, you must avoid puttingrepparttar 135635 height and width intorepparttar 135636 call forrepparttar 135637 hit counter graphic. You can improverepparttar 135638 effectiveness of this technique by inserting not only a hit counter button, but a long string of banner exchange banners. 7. Forrepparttar 135639 occasional visitor that inadvertently makes their way to your ezine subscription form, fear not. All is not lost. You can still rid yourself of them by asking lots and lots of personal questions. Don't just ask for their email address. Ask for their mailing address, phone number, sex, age, hobbies, religion, race and some other things best not discussed here. This technique works equally well when applied to your order forms and minimizes your trip torepparttar 135640 UPS office to ship products. 8. Splash page. You gotta have a Splash Page. Lots of slow loading animation. If you can combine this withrepparttar 135641 requirement to download another obscure plug-in, you'll have hit a home run. I'm especially impressed byrepparttar 135642 many sites that have uppedrepparttar 135643 ante to include two splash pages before you ever get to evenrepparttar 135644 first word of content. Stunning! Brilliant! 9. Reconfigurerepparttar 135645 visitor's browser window. This will drive them crazy! People hate it when you run a script on your pages that expandsrepparttar 135646 user's browser window to fillrepparttar 135647 entire screen and then do away with all ofrepparttar 135648 browser Toolbar features such asrepparttar 135649 Navigation Toolbar andrepparttar 135650 Location Toolbar, 10 Finally, an oldie but goodie. Make your background dark and your text just a shade or two brighter. This makes it impossible to read your text and will rid you of visitors before they have a chance to clog up you server logs. If this is not possible on your site, userepparttar 135651 alternate technique of putting most of your content in PDF files so thatrepparttar 135652 visitor has to download them and launch another application. Very effective. Did I mention that all of these cool ways to irritate visitors work even better at driving awayrepparttar 135653 people reviewing your site for places like Yahoo, LookSmart and other directories to whom you've paid large sums of money to review your site and add it to their directory? I hope this helps in your future marketing decisions.

David Bell is Manager, Online Marketing, at , a leading Search Engine Optimization services firm and Advertising Agency.

How to republish RSS feeds on your website

Written by Allan Burns

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RSS Equalizer is a PHP script that runs from your server so you will need to make sure your host can run PHP, most web hosts do. Once installed and set up RSS Equalizer can be left to parse content fromrepparttar RSS feeds and produce a readable HTML format pages on your website.

If you have any programming experience or know a little PHP then there are some other free tools that you can use. These PHP scripts will allow you to parse RSS feeds and if you know PHP will give you more options for customisation. These tools are CaRP, Last RSS and zFeeder.

If you haverepparttar 135518 time and feel you can handlerepparttar 135519 PHP thenrepparttar 135520 free PHP scripts above will be your best option. If you neither haverepparttar 135521 time orrepparttar 135522 inclination and wantrepparttar 135523 hard work already done for you then try out RSS Equalizer, its not free but it'srepparttar 135524 best option forrepparttar 135525 non programmer.

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

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