Written by Najam Aziz Ahmed

It is a fact, that "search engines" really help you to promote your web site, but it is only possible, when your web site is found in top 20-60 positions, if it is not found within 1 - 3 first pages ofrepparttar search result, you will never get web site traffic from search engines.

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Follow these steps to submit your web site URL to search engines:

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Is Search Engine Positioning Dead?

Written by Michael Buck

One ofrepparttar trendiest takes on Internet marketing these days seems to be this notion that securing top search engine rankings “no longer works.” Where it started, I have no idea. But rarely does a week go by when I don’t see one or more Internet marketing “experts” claiming that search engine positioning is largely a waste of time and should not be a primary focus of web site owners.

Well…asrepparttar 128192 saying goes, “there are two sides to every story.”

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=> According to a Forrester Research Media Field Study, getting a loyal audience inrepparttar 128194 first place is best done by Search Engine Placement.

=> According to a GVU Users Survey, 84.8% of Internet users use Search Engines to find websites.

=> In a study released by ActivMedia Research in September 1999, Search Engine Positioning was ranked asrepparttar 128195 #1 website promotional method used by eCommerce sites.

=> And look what I just found inrepparttar 128196 April 2000 issue of Target Marketing Magazine. (Source: IMT Strategies -

"Top Ways Websites are Discovered"

Banner ads: 1%

Targeted email: 1.2%

TV spots: 1.4%

"By accident": 2.1%

Magazine ads: 4.4%

Word-of-mouth: 20%

Random Surfing: 20%

Search Engines: 46%

You’ve now seenrepparttar 128197 numbers and know that search engine promotion is very much alive and kicking. But let’s take this a step further. Let’s talk aboutrepparttar 128198 *quality* of prospects coming to your web site through search engines as opposed to other advertising mediums.

Every time your potential customers userepparttar 128199 search engines, they qualify themselves as *hot prospects* by conducting searches on keywords that are directly related to your product or service. Their choice of keywords is proof that they have a genuine interest in what you offer. These people spend their valuable time exploringrepparttar 128200 search engines for your type of product or service.

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