Top 10 Ways To Irritate Your Visitors

Written by David Bell

Let's face it. It is really hard to come up with new ways to fully irritate visitors to your site. I thought I would share some ways that I have found to irritate visitors and drive them away, thereby saving you money on your hosting bills. These tips are not in order according to their effectiveness, however #1 is by farrepparttar most effective. For 100% effectiveness, use any three of these techniques. 1. Install a script to disable everyone's right mouse click button. When someone tries to right-click, be sure to pop up a really insulting warning that accuses them of trying to steal your secret HTML code. Disablingrepparttar 135624 right click button will allow you to: - Keeprepparttar 135625 visitor from bookmarking your site - Keeprepparttar 135626 visitor from usingrepparttar 135627 forward and back browser functions - Keeprepparttar 135628 visitor from opening your links in a new window - Keeprepparttar 135629 visitor from stopping a slow loading or hung page - Keeprepparttar 135630 visitor from usingrepparttar 135631 Reload function to correct a display problem - Keeprepparttar 135632 visitor from printing your secret content - Keeprepparttar 135633 visitor from using such illegal tools asrepparttar 135634 Google site information tool Admittedlyrepparttar 135635 visitors can do all of these things withrepparttar 135636 buttons atrepparttar 135637 top ofrepparttar 135638 browser, but maybe they won't know that and simply go away as you intended when you disabled their dangerous right-click button. 2. Create a really long page then starts playing your favorite song and putrepparttar 135639 stop and volume controls atrepparttar 135640 very bottom ofrepparttar 135641 page. This will make sure they do one ofrepparttar 135642 following: - Listen torepparttar 135643 entire song allrepparttar 135644 way through 5 times while reading your content, which proves them worthy of experiencing your site - Try desperately to findrepparttar 135645 Stop button - Go somewhere else to stoprepparttar 135646 song from playing. 3. Decide in advance what screen resolution your visitors must use in order to see your pages. It is absolutely a great way to drive them off when they have to scroll from side to side to read sentences of information. You can make this 100% effective by making your pages so wide that no monitor can display it. 4. The really professional irritator will not settle for just one obscure browser plug-in. Go forrepparttar 135647 gold. Use several bloated plug-ins that no one has already installed. This should drive away all newbies because they usually have no idea how to install even one plug-in, much less three. Experienced surfers will be glad to spend 20 minutes installing plug-ins to view your unique content. 5. Whenrepparttar 135648 visitor arrives at your site, be sure to pop up at least two ads behind their browser window and a minimum of two ads in front of their window. This will give them lots of options in where to go now that they have been sufficiently irritated to desire to leave right away. Even more important isrepparttar 135649 way you treatrepparttar 135650 occasional hard case that actually stays on your site after all of your efforts. When they leave, remind them to never return. Start popping up windows all over their monitor with windows that multiply every time they try to close them.

The Perils and Pitfalls of Pay-per-click Advertising

Written by Cari Haus

Copyright 2005 Log Cabin Rustics

In this age of speed dialing, T1 lines and other forms of high-tech instant gratification, many webmasters find themselves tempted to engage in pay-per-click advertising. After all, if you’ve just designed a state-of-the-art website, there’s nothing quite as gratifying as a steady stream of traffic right fromrepparttar start. Webmasters with open wallets have found that pay-per-click can provide traffic within hours or even minutes of a website’s launch.

Pay-per-click Pros

Before consideringrepparttar 135591 perils and pitfalls of pay-per-click, it’s worthwhile to remember that in some instances, pay-per-click is a good market strategy. A number of reputable SEO firms combine pay-per-click management with search engine optimization as a method of getting their clientsrepparttar 135592 clicks they need. Pay-per-click can be an especially effective strategy for:

•companies trying to beat a competitor to market with a new product who want to garner substantial traffic while waiting for their SEO efforts to kick in •webmasters with deep pockets who are more concerned about establishing a quick presence than long-term return on investment •webmasters who are reaping a return on investment high enough to justify expenditures on pay-per-click

Significant Drawbacks

Although there are valid reasons to engage in pay-per-click advertising campaigns, there are also enough drawbacks to give any webmaster pause.

Companies considering pay-per-click need to determinerepparttar 135593 primary purpose of their marketing campaign—whether it be immediate sales, building website value, or a combination ofrepparttar 135594 two. If immediate sales isrepparttar 135595 goal and a worthwhile return on investment is being achieved, pay-per-click may berepparttar 135596 strategy of choice—at least until good search engine positioning can be obtained.

Webmasters seeking to build a valuable web-based business should remember that wheneverrepparttar 135597 money “spigot” for pay-per-click stops, so dorepparttar 135598 clicks. In contrast, clicks resulting from an investment in search engine optimization will continue for months and possibly years to come.

Monitoring ROI

Return on investment (ROI) is another key factor to monitor duringrepparttar 135599 implementation of any pay-per-click marketing strategy. ROI can drop dramatically as market forces change. An increase in competition, when combined with rising costs-per-click and plummeting product prices, can quickly spell doom for a previously profitable ad campaign.

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