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Now as soon as you get into Internet marketing or running an online business you’ll start to hear people twitter on about backlinks, what they are, why you need them and most importantly how to get them. Should they be on way, reciprocal or not etc etc, and I tell you it all gets pretty boring and leaves your head spinning.

Backlinks Is Essential An Essential SEO Strategy

But for many online business the sheer process of getting backlinks is not only time consuming but boring and that’s why so many use the services of a company to get you those links, but hear I need to sound the “Buyer beware” signal and if you read on you’ll understand why …..

To Hire Or Not To Hire?

Hiring a backlinking service can really help your online business. It takes a time-consuming task and puts it in somebody else’s hands so that you can concentrate on building sites, writing content, or whatever else you’d rather be doing (including the beach with pina coladas).

The only trouble is that not every backlinking service is all it’s cracked up to be. Some of them take your money and give you lousy backlinks that aren’t worth it at all. So, before you hire a backlinking service, there are some things you need to do.

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Hi there, now for many of you who have visited our blog before you’ll know both Sam & I are great believers in article marketing and therefore syndication.

Article syndication is a very simple concept.  Although some folks say that it’s obsolete and ineffective, many marketers are using it to gain great exposure and make lots of sales. But I thought here we’d just cover the subject “Pros & Cons” as many Internet marketers see it so you can make up your own mind.

For us it’s a no brainer, a longer term strategy which we believe is definitely worthwhile but read on & make your own mind up

The basic idea is that you write an article and post it somewhere.  Then, webmasters come along, lift your article, and post it on their sites.  It’s a way for them to get free content and for you to get your name out there with a few more backlinks.

But isn’t it stealing?  Well, you could see it that way.  Or you could see it as posting content once and having other people do the work of promoting it for you.  The benefits are: Read More→

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If you’ve got any kind of Internet marketing skills at all, there’s an excellent opportunity for work available to you.  You can use your expertise to help others get traffic to their sites.

Now listen up, how many times have you got into conversation with friends etc who have a business on or off line and started having the conversation about internet marketing, promoting their business, building the brand, getting more traffic? Well certainly for me it happens regularly. Then one night I had a light bulb moment – here I am giving away my tips, experience and skills for absolutely nothing! How dumb is that! So don’t be scared, you’ll be amazed just how much knowledge you have so consider selling your services, your expertise, read on …..

Everybody, whether online or off, is concerned about SEO and few know how to do it.  It’s a huge buzzword in every industry.  Most people who are inexperienced with SEO think its magic and folks like us who know how to do it are some kind of wizards!

If you’re even a mid-level marketer who’s had a little success with your sites or someone else’s, you can position yourself as an SEO specialist and help others, especially offline businesses.

Choose Your Services

It all starts with deciding what services you’re going to offer.  For example: site development, backlink building, social media, web design, etc.  The more you can offer, the better.  Also, if you can specialize or offer any unique services few others are offering, this gives you an edge. Read More→

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Hi there for many of us just starting out a very popular method to make some cash is to be come an affiliate and sell other people’s products for a commission. Absolutely nothing wrong with that and there’s many out there who absolutely swear by it and have made great livelihoods from it.

Affiliate Marketing – Is It For me?

For Sam & I its been a very useful area of our online activities – but like with all these areas you need to put some effort in to make it happen, read on & we’ll tell you how!

But as with all things when it comes to the internet there’s a smart way and a not so smart way to make it as an affiliate & in this post you’ll get the ‘heads up’ what you need to look out for when choosing a Clickbank product to promote- hope it helps, let us know ……

Finding the right Clickbank product to promote is always tricky.  As soon as you pick the wrong one and fail miserably to make money, you think you’ve learned your lesson; only to get screwed over again!  It’s a long learning process and it takes tweaking.  Here are the basics. Read More→

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Hi and here’s Part III of my posts for Keyword Research for Beginners. So to date I’ve told you how to find  the right keywords, assess their potential profitability and now finally no you’ve got them – what to do with them to enhance your site’s SEO strategy, so here goes ……

Once you’ve chosen the right keywords for your websites on-page SEO, you’ve got to work them into your site.  What’s the best way to do this?  In this article Ill look at a few strategies and guidelines for getting your site found in searches.

Don’t Stuff Your Site

Your site should have your keywords sprinkled throughout.  This tells Google to match your site with the searches of that keyword.  Using keywords effectively makes a site optimized for search engines.

Consider Your Domain Name Carefully

First, if at all possible your sites name should contain your primary keyword.  This isn’t completely necessary, but it will give you a little boost in the SERPs. 

And if possible, put the keyword at the front.  Ill say this again later, but Google reads from left to right.  So, always start your title, text or whatever else with your keyword. Read More→

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Hi and welcome back to Part II of my posts covering Keyword Research For Beginners. Ok so in my last post I showed you the real basics to finding keywords and I sincerely hope you’ve started to play around and got some worthwhile lists of words and phrases in your niche. Today I want to demonstrate how to check out the potential profitability of keywords to max out your potential

Picking The RIGHT Ones

In order to pick the right keywords, you need to keep three things in mind:

No. 1 –They must have a good number of searches (around 10,000, but the amount can vary).

 No. 2 – They must be relevant to your niche (don’t use cake molds if you have a toxic mold website!)

 No. 3 –And they have to be profitable. Read More→

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Ok I hear some of you saying “surely this is just for beginners – do I need to read this?” and I have to say possibly for some of you yes you’ll be right, scan it over quickly and move on. But for many of you just starting out keyword research is vital information so I make no apology for covering it yet again.

Don’t Learn The Hard Way (as we did!)

Our own experiences when Sam & I first stated out tells it all. At seminars and workshops we attended various speakers went on about keyword research until our heads were just spinning round in circles. We tried to pick out the key information to use, but I have to admit not very well – the result poor, unfocused keyword research and choices which meant our initial internet marketing activity produced very poor results – how frustrating.

So over the next 3 posts I’m covering Keywords for Beginners  and both Sam & I hope that this information will stop some of you making the fundamental errors that we made early on …..

Keywords are essential for getting your site recognized in the search engines.  In this article, were going to look at how to find the right keywords for your sites search engine optimization.  It’s much easier than most people think! Read More→

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Hi there and welcome back to Part 3 of my Video Marketing Series of blogposts. In today’s post I want to cover some advanced strategies to ensure all the hard work, blood, sweat and tears you’ve put into creating your videos results in worthwhile views and therefore the return on investment is high in both traffic and awareness terms

Don’t Expect Miracles

Video marketing isn’t as easy as just putting a few videos on YouTube and waiting for the traffic to pour in.  In this article, were going to look at some more advanced strategies for getting your videos seen and shared.

Be Social

Video sites are also social networking sites.  They’ve got all kinds of tools for rating, sharing, liking and bookmarking videos.  What you’re going to do is get to know everybody in your niche.  There’s going to be some mutual back-scratching.

Find videos in your niche and participate in all the social functions the site has to offer.  Make friends, leave comments, like, share, etc.  Spend a little bit of time each day getting to know people.

Don’t self-promote or try to push your videos on others.  Instead, just hang out and see what there is out there.  If you’re natural with it, people will appreciate that and be happy to link to you. Read More→

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Welcome back to the 2nd part of my Video Marketing Series of blogposts. In my last post I describe just how simple and straightforward creating videos can be. So I really hope you’ve had a go and created at least one since last time.

Ok creating the video is step 1 & here today I want to give my 8 Top Tips to get the absolute best from your video creation process.Video marketing is the thing to do these days.  You can get your message across via video much more directly than you can with written content.  Sites like YouTube and Daily Motion are huge.  You can use them to get your videos seen all over the world.  Here are the essential strategies you need to use to get your video out there and get it noticed. 

No. 1 –First of all, here are a few short tips on making your videos.  Keep them short and easy to digest.  I wouldn’t make anything over 5 minutes.  Always start off by introducing yourself and telling the viewer really quickly what they’re going to get? Answer the question in their mind, Why should I watch this? Read More→

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Hi there and welcome back in this post its all about Links an absolute Key element in your internet marketing and SEO strategy (ok if it’s not at the moment it absolutely should be so read on and get started).

These 3 key strategies will I kid you not increase your website’s exposure on the net, increase your exposure as an authority in your niche and in turn increase your traffic which means more money in the back to you. More visitors, more customers to buy whatever you are selling – understand?

Its all about web 2.0 these days.  There are new web 2.0 sites coming out every day that you can use to drive mega traffic to your site.  In this post, I want to share with you three strategies for linking all of your web 2.0 sites together and whipping up a massive hurricane of traffic to your site!

The Link Wheel

A link wheel means a whole bunch of sites that all lead back to your main site.  This is the main strategy most marketers use.  First of all, it gets you lots of leads; you’ve got content on high traffic sites, and when people like it, they click your link to find out more.  The other benefit is that by having so many sites pointing back to your site, Google considers your site an authority.  Read More→

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