Top 10 Website Marketing Tips for Small Business

Did you know that over 85% of all new business ventures ultimately fail? This statistic shouldn’t deter you from your dreams; it should just put you on alert. You need to realize that, since businesses fail so often, you need to do whatever is necessary to ensure that you succeed. This means focusing on the
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To Digg or not to Digg?

If you’re thinking about building a website to start up an online business, you have probably also entertained the idea of starting a social media presence to tie everything together. For instance, your main website, which will house your main business, will be interconnected with various streams of social media, perhaps video sites, social gathering
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What plans do Microsoft have for Skype?

With a world advancing more and more toward the internet every single day, we often see huge brands compromising, tweaking their interface, and merging all to bring about something completely different. Take two of the biggest names out there today as an example, Microsoft and Skype. Microsoft, which is the biggest name in computers all
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Should you accept paid reviews on your website?

There are a lot of things you’re going to learn as you begin to explore website-building, marketing and trafficking techniques, and ways to bring people over to your business on a long-term, repeatable basis. Some of what you learn are going to be good, solid, reliable methods. Other things you learn, more of the black-hat
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How to qualify your online leads using call to action buttons

Unfortunately for even the most popular and successful businesses out there, the lion’s share of people who show up to shop aren’t actually going to purchase products. Just imagine how many people look at Coca-Cola in the grocery store as opposed to buying it. The number has to be at least 500:1, and that’s a
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Is your website a sales system or just a brochure?

In building websites to sell products online, there’s a huge misconception out there about products selling themselves. Perhaps if you have the brand recognition of Apple or Coca-Cola you may find that products sell relatively easily, but once you examine the “why” behind it, you quickly realize that these huge companies have spent millions of
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What is a personal brand and how does it affect your online business?

As you begin to learn more about how to be a successful player in the realm of online business, you are undoubtedly going to hear a lot about branding. To explain what a brand is, what it does, how it’s built up and how incredibly fragile it is, just look at a large corporation like
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Why you need to research your competition

One of the more daunting aspects of online business that start-ups deal with is that fact that no matter how original they think they are, they find a lot of competition out there in their respective niche. Even if you’re catering to a niche inside of a larger niche, you’re going to find that you’re
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