Wiki Walks In - take note

Written by John Calder

© 2004, John Calder

Are blogs soon to be passť? Probably not - but there may soon be a new kid in town. Blogs, by their nature, revolve aroundrepparttar blogger. This is great for marketing purposes. It's a way for your customers to get to know you, and therefore to help build relationships with them. In particular,repparttar 131628 reader comments capability that most blog software offers help your readers, customers, and prospects interact with you personally. Now,repparttar 131629 wiki is on its way in as yet another alternative for marketers.

A wiki is server-based software that lets a group of people editrepparttar 131630 wiki pages as a team. Think of forum software combined with blog software - that's a bit like a wiki, but wikis are much more group-centric than a blog, and much more flexible than forum software. Each member, with proper login access, can contribute torepparttar 131631 web pages withinrepparttar 131632 wiki's control. This means they can add, update and delete content. Oftenrepparttar 131633 marketer will act as a moderator to approve wiki changes, but wiki users have much greater leeway in making web page changes than almost any other online tool.

Blogs And Your Work From Home Internet Business

Written by Tom Worsley

As a work from home internet business entrepreneur you have several really good tools onrepparttar internet you can take advantage of in order to build your work from home business. A blog is just one of those tools that you can use and should be taking advantage of.

In recent months blogs have become more and more popular all overrepparttar 131627 internet. A blog, or weblog, is a personal Web site updated frequently with links, commentary and anything else you like. People maintained blogs long beforerepparttar 131628 term was coined, butrepparttar 131629 trend gained momentum withrepparttar 131630 introduction of automated published systems, most notably Blogger. ( ) At Thousands of people use services such as Blogger to simplify and acceleraterepparttar 131631 publishing process. This makes it very simple to create several 100 pages within a site all withrepparttar 131632 same look and feel but with different content. This of coarse is exactly whatrepparttar 131633 major search engines are looking for.

There are several reasons why a work from home internet business entrepreneur like my self would use blogs in their arsenal of marketing tools. The number one reason for me is to gain better search engine exposure. I have several blogs already started. Two are merely work from home business article databases. Every time I write a new article or find a good one someone else wrote, I submit it into my blog which crates a new page in my site. The search engines will find and spider this new page. I also have a work from home tips blog which I try to post several good tips to each week. This is all great content for my work from home internet business web site that my visitors will hopefully want to read.

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