Why free articles traffic can earn you more sales than pay-per-click leads

Written by Christopher Kyalo

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The longer they stay,repparttar more likely it is that they will click on one of your google ads, thus earning you income. The longer they stayrepparttar 145794 higherrepparttar 145795 chances also, that they will end up buying something or joiningrepparttar 145796 affiliate program or purchaserepparttar 145797 affiliate product that you are marketing.

However, not all articles are effective in driving traffic where you want it to go. To be effectiverepparttar 145798 articles will have to be very well written and they will also have to be loaded with lots of valuable information. Some affiliate marketers or online marketers deliberately hold back a lot of information from their free articles and end up referring people to their site for any useful information. This is a big mistake. If your article is not well written orrepparttar 145799 information in your article is not valuable, then you will find that most people will not bother to visit your website or blog.

There should really be no excuse for poor writing online. There are loads of good writers available (click this link to read about this writer’s very affordable online writing services; http://marketingurhomebiz.blogspot.com/2005/06/9-per-article-experienced-writer.html).

Christopher Kyalo has made money online while using articles as his only marketing tool. Visit the following link to find out the most effective site to post your free article to; http://marketingurhomebiz.blogspot.com/2005/06/revealed-most-effective-internet.html, visit his blog at http://big-online-story.blogspot.com for other valuable free articles on this subject.

Why has my site disappeared from Google?

Written by Edward Clarke

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If your site is well established, been around a while and suddenly disappeared, then you'll need to check your inbound links. You do this by running a character check and entering "+www.yourdomain.com" into Google, then notingrepparttar results. This isn'trepparttar 145793 number of links Google associates with your PageRank, butrepparttar 145794 actual number of website pages that has your domain listed either by hyperlink or plain text. Write downrepparttar 145795 number of results.

Next run a link check. Enter link:www.yourdomain.com into Google and write downrepparttar 145796 results. This listsrepparttar 145797 number of sites offering value to your site that Google knows of so is very important to get as many as possible.

Analyserepparttar 145798 results

Now, analyserepparttar 145799 numbers. If you have no character check results, you must start getting inbound links to your website. Read up on my SEO article on how to start a marketing campaign.

If you have character check results but no link check results, thenrepparttar 145800 links you are getting arerepparttar 145801 wrong ones.

Downloadrepparttar 145802 Google Toolbar and monitor PR ofrepparttar 145803 pages your links appear. There are many ways of linking to websites and those that link to you must do so properly.

Rule: Your link must be a proper hyperlink and not a redirect through an ID. No JavaScript, Flash or other such links either. Proper hyperlink or nothing at all.

Another thing to note is make sure you seerepparttar 145804 location of whererepparttar 145805 link will be placed. It must have a PageRank value. Rememberrepparttar 145806 Google Toolbar. Quality and quantity equals results.

If you have character check results and link check results then basically you need more of them. Remember, quality and quantity.

OK, so you have tons of links, both character check and link check. It's not your marketing that'srepparttar 145807 problem, it'srepparttar 145808 SEO side ofrepparttar 145809 coin. Search engine optimisation consists of document structure and correct keyphrase placement.

I'll refer you back to my SEO article to get started there. Google, as do many other search engines, constantly shiftrepparttar 145810 posts as to what they deem a relevant website which is why results and positions constantly move about.

This makes things extremely difficult to keep up with but it's important to stick to certain rules to be as consistent as possible.

Google will take time to displayrepparttar 145811 changes you have made so be patient. It could well be thatrepparttar 145812 competition have simply squeezed you out which does happen, however you'll know if you've suddenly taken a hit inrepparttar 145813 listings as it can be very immediate.

Ultimately, followrepparttar 145814 steps laid out above, be methodical and be patient.

Author of Optimising Your Website, and an IT Consultant for local UK Government and various European Union initiatives, Edward Clarke specialises in website accessibility, css, web standards and search engine optimisation. Visit Edward's consultancy website and his blog for more information.

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