When is 'Spying on Your Competition' a Complete Waste of Time?

Written by Ron Hutton

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If you generate a "highly targeted" keyword list of 3,000 keywords and you don't knowrepparttar search frequency,repparttar 145878 amount of competition for any ofrepparttar 145879 keywords,repparttar 145880 Adword bid cost orrepparttar 145881 approximate Adsense value, what do you do from there?

ANSWER: Start over.

Some marketers like to say that Wordtracker is just "So Expensive"! Have you seenrepparttar 145882 price of a "Value Meal" at McDonald's lately? "SuperSize It" and you've spent aboutrepparttar 145883 same amount of money that it would cost to gain access to Wordtracker for a day. As ofrepparttar 145884 writing of this article, a one-day subscription to Wordtracker costs $7.65.

If you've never used Wordtracker before, you can easily learn all ofrepparttar 145885 "how to's" in a few hours by using their tutorials, which are very well done. Now you still have 20 hours to do intelligent keyword research. You'll haverepparttar 145886 answers torepparttar 145887 important questions that you really should be asking, and you'll have spent a whopping $7.65. Now that's an outstanding value.

Just because someone creates a software application that "automates"repparttar 145888 work for you doesn't necessarily mean thatrepparttar 145889 information you'll generate is worth anything.

Would you rather have...

- A big fat hairy list of 3,000 keywords with no real useful information about any of them.


- A truly valuable list of keywords withrepparttar 145890 search frequency and amount of competition for each and every keyword.

Chooserepparttar 145891 latter.

Begin withrepparttar 145892 end in mind. Formulate a plan. Think through your entire project and strategize.

When you learn how to use Wordtracker efficiently, you'll be able to research 10 niche markets in a day without breaking a sweat.

When it comes to keyword research, there are some shortcuts that you can take by using services like Wordtracker and even some very good software programs, but don't give in torepparttar 145893 temptation to shiftrepparttar 145894 gray matter into idle.

There are effective ways to build content sites and there are other "click a button and build a bazillion page site" methods. The shelf life ofrepparttar 145895 latter is getting shorter every week.

Inrepparttar 145896 words ofrepparttar 145897 great Aretha Franklin, "Think. Thinka-think."

Ron Hutton is a 20 year sales and marketing veteran with a passion for coaching and training. Subscribe to "GoThrive Online", for big juicy marketing tips in small, easy-to-chew, bite size servings. 17 Free Cool Tools... http://www.gothrive.com


Written by Jinky C. Mesias

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The consumer to business ecommerce is actually considered an unusual internet trend. Examples for this type of ecommerce are those individuals who for example are looking for hotels but have limited budget. What they do is that they place an ad onrepparttar internet saying that they are looking for a hotel at a rate that are just within their budget and then they also place there their contact numbers or email addresses if ever some hotels are interested. This example simply showsrepparttar 145877 marvelous capability ofrepparttar 145878 internet to bring people together and create a cyber market wherein various people can transact their business.

Onrepparttar 145879 other hand,repparttar 145880 consumer to consumer ecommerce is considered to berepparttar 145881 internet’s equivalent of an advertising market. This is where individual web users are allowed to put their ad for other consumers to react to. The advantage of this type of ecommerce is that people are able to save on advertising and then their ads are much faster and are easily reached by an unlimited number of customers like themselves. For comments and suggestions aboutrepparttar 145882 article kindly visit http://www.webplacements.com

Jinky C. Mesias is a lover of simple things and of nature. She spends most of her time reading and writing poetry.

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