Bigmouthmedia wins top Scottish business awardWritten by Heather Luscombe
In a year that has seen bigmouthmedia secure several major new contracts, search marketing leader scooped its third award of year when it picked up Best Performing Business award at 2005 Enterprising Scotland Awards.
The awards were organised by Scottish Enterprise, and supported by Scotland’s First Minister, Jack McConnell and veteran racing driver Sir Jackie Stewart. Winners were announced at a glittering event in Edinburgh’s conference centre on Friday.
Bigmouthmedia, which specialises in search marketing and search engine optimisation, beat off stiff competition from over eighty companies to win award, securing prestigious business strategy trip to New York to meet with major US companies in their field.
Make Money BloggingWritten by Matt Bacak
You have created a blog and your blog is dedicated to a niche industry. Have you ever thought that blog could make money for you? We would look here in this article, ways and means, to make money blogging. Lets first have a look at what are prerequisites for a blog needed to make money: 1. Blog needs to be dedicated to a niche market. 2. Updated regularly. 3. Enough back links (Don't worry for it. Directory submission would be enough to begin with) 4. Good blog host or application (blogger, Xanga or typepad recommended), and 5. High quality articles or news items supported with images. Get above criteria in place and Hurrah... You are ready to Make Money Blogging.
Top 5 Ways to Make Money Blogging Lets now take a look at top 5 ways using which you could make money blogging: 1. Google Adsense Google Adsense delivers text and image ads to authorized websites/blogs depending on content of website. Small code is required to be pasted at proper locations on a webpage and Google automatically recognizes page. Google shares revenue it gets from advertisers whenever a visitor clicks on these ads. Google bills advertisers on price per click basis (PPC). Advertisers are required to pay only when any visitor clicks on their ads. They bid against each other for keywords in order to receive better placement and thus prices for each keyword differ from one another. It is better to choose keywords for your blog which pays high $ per click. 2. Amazon Amazon Associate program is another important way to make money blogging. The Amazon Associate program gives opportunity to website/blog publishers to promote any product from its inventory by adding a predefined code to their website/blog, which, when clicked by a visitor, takes them to relevant product page. Once visitor buys product, blog owner will be compensated with a commission.