Increase Online Traffic With Directory Listings

Written by Anita DeFrank

Some ofrepparttar best advertising available online would be getting listed in directories. This doesn't mean submitting to search engines. If you write quality ad copies and build a quality site;repparttar 128268 important search engines will find you.

What I am talking about is directories that you pay to be listed in. With these types of directories you pay to be listed in for a certain about of time. Some are weekly, monthly, yearly and even lifetime listings. This is also an excellent way to get those 'back links' to help you rank better in search engines.

It is a proven fact that 'back links' help increase online traffic. But,repparttar 128269 back links that are most effective are links to your website without a return link. Take Link Exchanges for example. With Link Exchanges you request one website owner to place a link to your website on their site with a link on your website to their in return. These are effective however, most directory listings that you pay for do not require a link in return and these are a more effective form of backlinks.

6 Ways To Attract Search Engines To Your Website More Often

Written by Priya Shah

Copyright 2004 Priya Shah

Adding fresh, updated content to your website isrepparttar surest way to get search engines engines to spider your site more often. Search engines are known to index sites updated on a regular basis more frequently.

Updating and adding torepparttar 128267 content on your website frequently will give you an advantage inrepparttar 128268 search results and also help you expandrepparttar 128269 number of search terms or key phrases you can get found for.

There are many tools and resources you can use to automaterepparttar 128270 process of adding fresh, updated content and creating more spider-food on your website.

Here are six ways to add fresh content to your site:

- Weblogs or Blogs

A blog is an online diary or journal. Setting up a blog is easy andrepparttar 128271 many free blogging services make it possible for just about anyone to get started.

Several blog programs allow your users to create an account and post their comments to your blog, thereby adding more fresh content for you.

I use to create my own blogs likerepparttar 128272 Number One In Your Niche Blog.

- Newsletters or Ezines

Publishing a regular newsletter or ezine is an excellent way to add content at regular intervals and get repeat traffic to your site. Archiving your newsletters online is one way of automatically updating your pages and adding new content.

As an example seerepparttar 128273 archives of my newsletter online

- Content Management Systems

Content Management Systems (CMS) allow you or your website visitors to add, edit or delete content to your website without having to create and formatrepparttar 128274 pages manually. Article exchange scripts are a type of content management system. There are many zero-cost or open-source content management systems like PHP-Nuke or Post-Nuke, that are often included with hosting packages and require no set up.

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