You CAN get over 50,000 hits to your web site every month!

Written by Linda Rocco

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By including keyword rich Image Names and Alt tags throught your index page, you will be givingrepparttar spiders and robots lots of content for indexing. So, if you used to namerepparttar 134771 image of your logo "logo", I hope you know better now.

3. Site Content. Content isrepparttar 134772 "stuff" of your web site. It's allrepparttar 134773 words and images that make up your web site. The most important thing to remember about content is that keyword rich text will help yourepparttar 134774 most. What arerepparttar 134775 words on your page? I don't meanrepparttar 134776 gif's that look like words, I mean actual text. Read them very carefully. Are you using your keywords and phrases or are you just rambling on about your store location and directions? Especially on your index page (first page) you should have all ofrepparttar 134777 most important keywords and phrases. Repeating them is even better.Please don't interpret that to mean that you would haverepparttar 134778 words "Welcome to my pet pet pet pet store". That would be funny, but that's not what I mean. Instead, here's a good example forrepparttar 134779 Pet Store: "We welcome you and your pet to our pet supply store. Our pet shop has been open for business for over 15 years in New Jersey. Now, all pets and all pet owners can enjoy our great prices on every pet need from dog and cat food, to chew toys, to dog grooming supplies. Our virtual pet shop is open 24 hrs a day 365 days a week. Enjoy savings on brands such as IAMS, and Science Diet. What are you waiting for? Doesn't your lovable pet deserve a special treat today?" Notice which words are being used repeatedly.

Invest in a software program that can track your Search Engine Rankings for you. Web Position Gold is reasonably priced $99 and will keep track of up multiple web sites, with multiple keywords. It's an easy to use program that will help you keep track of your progress. Or, if you're a Webmaster, it'll help you in preparing reports for your clients.

Now that you know how to get your site listed onrepparttar 134780 first page ofrepparttar 134781 Search Engines, get started. Please, don't get impatient. It is going to initially take you at least 6 weeks to get your web site listed withrepparttar 134782 major Search Engines. You don't have to submit your web site to 1000 Search Engines. You only need to submit your web site torepparttar 134783 Top 6 or so including Yahoo, Excite, Lycos, Alta Vista, Hot Bot and Web Crawler. Just betweenrepparttar 134784 top 2 (Yahoo and Excite) you'll cover over 60% of all online searches. So, if you can be on Page 1 in Excite for a few of your chosen keywords, your web site is being exposed to hundreds of thousands of searchers per day!

If you find that after 2 months, you aren't showing up where you want to be, then do a little research. Check which sites are ranking best for your keywords, look at their HEAD section, their image tags, and their content. You'll get some great ideas. Borrow them and resubmit torepparttar 134785 Search Engine you need to. Then, wait approx. 6 weeks for an update.

If you are diligent your site will soon have thousands of visitors per day and per week, instead ofrepparttar 134786 measely few stragglers that are finding it today. Best of all it costs you nothing but a little time and effort.

Linda Rocco. I am a web designer, online marketer and Owner of Web Spinners Design Co. ( and Gummy Lump wooden toys ( I also teach Web Design and Online Marketing at a NYS accredited school.

Choosing the Right Web Site Designer

Written by Janice Byer

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Creating a website can be an overwhelming experience. You need to ensure that your designer is easy to talk to and keeps you updated on your sites' progress. If you have questions . . . ask! After all this is your site and you have a right to know how it is coming along and in terms that you can understand.

You also need to check out websites that your designer has made inrepparttar past. Check to see thatrepparttar 134770 graphics load quickly, that it is easy to navigate betweenrepparttar 134771 pages, and that overall you like their style.

Finally,repparttar 134772 cost! This is a very important factor for small business owners when deciding on a website designer. Larger companies will charge more and can probably make your site very elaborate. If you need a site filled with allrepparttar 134773 bells and whistles, you will be paying for it. If you simply need a site that is a background of your company andrepparttar 134774 products or services that you provide,repparttar 134775 cost will be considerably lower and you can use a smaller company or independent designer.

Your website is going to be a 24-hour advertisement for your company. Skimping on any ofrepparttar 134776 above listed factors will have an effect onrepparttar 134777 final result of your website andrepparttar 134778 outcome that you want from it. Do your research and you can join other successful businesses who are usingrepparttar 134779 Internet to boost their exposure and their revenue.

Janice Byer is the founder of Docu-Type Administrative Services, an off-site office assistance company that specializes in word processing, desktop publishing and website development. Contact them today at (905)584-1746 or to learn how they can help YOU meet & exceed the expectations of YOUR customers.

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