6 Reasons Why Using Flash is a BIG Mistake

Written by Leah West


Most web designers and web design companies will try to convince you that if you want your business to haverepparttar best site possible that you MUST have a flash site. Flash, for those of you who are newbies, is a software program that can create really cool special effects and animations. You can either have flash elements embedded in your website or you can have your entire website done in flash.

Now I will berepparttar 136010 first to tell you that Flash can make a site look pretty cool, but if you are actually trying to make some money from your online business that using flash is a BIG no-no. Hereís why.

1.Too Much Time It takes way too much time to download an all flash website. Even though broadband and DSL users are growing there are still too many people that are still on dial up to rely on using an all flash site.

Your potential customers will get ticked off at waiting an hour to download your beautiful website and will leave to go torepparttar 136011 next one.

A lot of times, designers will say that they can fixrepparttar 136012 download problem by making smaller portions or chunks ofrepparttar 136013 main site. So instead of having to wait for just one huge file, you now have to wait for a huge file every time you click on a button to go to another part ofrepparttar 136014 site.

It does not fixrepparttar 136015 problem at all. Your customers are still gonna get ticked after they click on your product button and then realize they have to wait another 8 minutes to download that page too.

2.Annoying Intro I see a lot of websites that have these flash designed intros. The concept is to have a really cool looking intro torepparttar 136016 company or product before launchingrepparttar 136017 main website.

First of all, I have seen some really pathetic attempts at flash intros. If you canít design a good one you should definitely not try at all.

Second, most people search forrepparttar 136018 skip intro button and just click past it anyway. Or if you donít have a skip intro button, they just leave your website all together because they donít want to watch your useless and annoying intro.

I know that they can be cool, that everyone seems to have one, but unless your website is already bringing in some big time money, then donít risk losing customers by using a flash intro.

3.Not much Content It seems to be a common problem that a lot of sites that rely on a completely flash design are lacking inrepparttar 136019 content department. They seem to think that by having lots of cool, flashy elements and designs that their visitors will not notice they are lacking in anything substantial to offer.

Speakers and Trainers - The Internet is Your Biggest Megaphone

Written by Dr. Lynella Grant


Speak to an Audience that Reaches acrossrepparttar Globe

As a professional at home onrepparttar 135864 platform, youíve spent years polishing a compelling message. The presentations you make are honed to perfection. Your delivery style draws raves and repeat bookings. So why donít you deliver a taste of your best stuff torepparttar 135865 whole world?

Easily done! Send articles that provide a sample of your message and speaking personality to numerous Internet directories and ezines. The biggest auditorium couldnít contain allrepparttar 135866 people exposed to a single article widely posted online. Whilerepparttar 135867 cost is minimal (mainly your time),repparttar 135868 impact from articles can be gigantic! Considerrepparttar 135869 benefits. http://www.promotewitharticles.com/benefits.html

Internet Exposure is Crucial for Name Recognition

A spokesman atrepparttar 135870 National Speakers Association ( http://www.nsaspeaker.org ) indicated that, "Nearly all our members have a website, anymore. Itís a huge part of their differentiation." Information that can be posted onrepparttar 135871 speakerís website is miles ahead of a traditional brochure to highlight their message and qualifications. Websites can be kept up to date, and eliminaterepparttar 135872 delays of mailing materials to prospects. Not to mention, people can find you through search engine queries related to your specialized topics.

A typical speaker isnít satisfied to appear only on their own site. Many promote their services on other websites, too - expert sites, websites maintained by their agents or publishers, and resource sites related to their forte. The Internet shines when it comes to reaching targeted groups -repparttar 135873 very people you want to know about you. Also, you can controlrepparttar 135874 niches or organizations you reach by where you submit your material.

A speakerís well-placed articles accomplishesrepparttar 135875 same thing. Posting even one multipliesrepparttar 135876 number of sites where your name appears. Repeated in-depth articles on a theme build momentum. Your unique spin on a topic will draw readers to your website so they can delve deeper.

Adopt a Speedy Delivery Method

Simply listing your topics or programs canít conveyrepparttar 135877 depth of your message. The 600 to 800 word length is longer than a sound-bite, providing a realistic sample of your expertise - like a mini-speech. Your signature (Sig) atrepparttar 135878 end provides your short ad.

Imagine this. The article you write this morning can be submitted to hundreds of places this afternoon. And within a few days it appears on numerous websites, ezines, and search engines. Before a world-wide readership!

Rebecca Morgan is sold on marketing oneís speaking through online articles. "Although itís hard to quantify some ofrepparttar 135879 results, itís a great boost when people keep telling me, ĎI see your name everywhere.í Some of my articles have shown up over 100 places." Her weekly ezine and forum http://www.speakernetnews.com is a storehouse of insider advice to profit from speaking. Subscribe for free.

Articles Attract Speaking Bookings

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