Need Fresh Website Content? Syndication May be Just the Answer You're Looking For!

Written by Merle

Fresh content is an important aspect of any successful website. But who has all ofrepparttar free time that it takes to change your web pages on a daily basis? Allow me to introduce you to "syndicated content." By including syndicated content on your site, it stays fresh with very little effort on your part. So how do you get it? How does it work? Slow down... All will be revealed in due time. Remember, patience is a virtue.

Syndicated content is dynamic material that constantly changes. Your first step is finding it -- preferably, for free, although some will charge you forrepparttar 132043 privilege. In most cases all you do is fill out a short form, and are then given some HTML code to paste into your web page where you wantrepparttar 132044 content to appear. The content will automatically change depending onrepparttar 132045 service you're using, every 24 hrs, weekly or bi-weekly.

Syndicated content comes in many different forms: News feeds, stock tickers, weather updates, tips and tricks, short articles, and even graphics like cartoons. Using syndicated content saves you time since you don't have to create or maintain it and it keeps your site fresh and interesting so visitors will want to come back to see what's new. Make sure you check for any restrictions on use before signing up to use any service.

There are disadvantages to using syndications such as:

- May slow downrepparttar 132046 loading of your site due torepparttar 132047 fact thatrepparttar 132048 content is being pulled fromrepparttar 132049 syndicator's server.

- Since most free content involves a link back torepparttar 132050 syndicator's site you may lose visitors who are curious enough to click on it.

The advantages are:

- Fresh updated content with no work on your part

_ Saves you time creating new content

- Keeps visitors returning to see what's new

OK, so it sounds great, but where do you find it? Here are some links you may wish to investigate:

Live News feeds Syndicates over 850 sources to well over 210,000 websites. Most of their feeds come with a price tag, but some are free. This is my personal favorite, with over 300 categories to choose from. Pick a topic that matchesrepparttar 132051 theme of your site; you can even controlrepparttar 132052 link colors and size.

Increase YOUR Sponsoring Ability

Written by Laurie Dyke

Are you good at getting people to look at your programs? When I first started Internet Marketing, I couldn't sponsor ANYONE!!! The harder I tried,repparttar more I failed...Sound familiar?

Now, I've discoveredrepparttar 132042 "secret" to success. It is not unusual for me to have 20 or more referrals in ANY program that I promote...How did I do it? Here are some facts...

Opt-in Groups DO Work If you Followrepparttar 132043 rules.

Most importantly, remember thatrepparttar 132044 other members ofrepparttar 132045 opt-in groups are real people...They do NOT want hype, they want facts, just like you do. These are some basic rules to follow to gain their respect...Remember, if you lose their respect, you will never get them back.

1. KNOW your product

Don't promote anything unless you truly believe. Studyrepparttar 132046 program, knowrepparttar 132047 details of it. Be ready to answer questions...If you don't have repparttar 132048 answer ready, someone else might, and you will loserepparttar 132049 referral. If you don't knowrepparttar 132050 answer, be honest. Don't mislead people.

2. Do NOT Use Bounce Back Messages

I know that there are many places onrepparttar 132051 internet which advise you to do so, but honestly...I will never read an autoresponder message, unless it's one that I requested. Plus, if I recognizerepparttar 132052 name of a person who uses one, I will not join their programs...There are many people promoting, so we CAN pick and choose. Don't fall into what I consider to be a form of spam.

3. Do NOT respond to an ad unless you truly have a question, or comment which might be useful torepparttar 132053 sender.

Receiving an opt-in ad does not give yourepparttar 132054 right to send that person an ad in return. Again, I do not like this form of advertising, and most other people don't either. BUT..if you TRULY have something to say...a question or comment about their program, or another program which goes hand in hand, introduce yourself, make a new contact, even a friend.

4. Do not use phony headlines

It's okay to try different titles to your ads, but always make sure thatrepparttar 132055 content ofrepparttar 132056 ad applies torepparttar 132057 subject. There's nothing worse than opening an ad on advertising and finding some hype on a new program. Don't trick someone into opening your ad, they will never believe you again.

5. Always respond to those in need...

If you see an email titles "Help!" it and respond in any way you can...We, as Internet Marketers, should be there for each other... I have received help in this way. BUT...reserve it for true need situations The same goes with "unsubscribe" subjects...Write to them to let them know exactly how to unsubscribe fromrepparttar 132058 list in question...Don't let any person in need go unnoticed...One day, you might be that person...

Build Lasting Contacts...

These rules are important torepparttar 132059 "real people" out there...Once they learn that you can be respected, they will look to see what you are involved in. Build a Group of "Discussion Buddies". Contacts arerepparttar 132060 most important part of your success...Without them, you are sure to fail, because they help you in so many ways...discussing successes and failures, encouraging you, pointing out new and different resources, and in so many more ways...What started out for me as a support group has built into a group of very good individual friendships I wouldn't trade forrepparttar 132061 world.

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