Using Re-Directs and Anchor Text
I often see business people use long, unnecessary links on their website content, in their emails, and when speaking about an Internet address. Three cases come to mind. I was at a business to business networking event and a man promoted his new Blogger blog to the group. It’s URL was thesitename.blogspot.com. Not too professional […]
Domain Name Tips
One of the things I’ve noticed a lot of business owners do is to set up a free blog on Blogger.com or one of the other free hosting services and then neglect to register a domain name of their own for the blog. So instead of being able to tell people to go to CarolBremner.com, […]
Website Hosting Tech Support – Is Yours Easy To Contact?
I’ve mentioned before that I host my websites on Hostgator and how much I like their service. After today, I more than like their service. I was updating this site a short time ago when for some reason all of my content disappeared. After my initial heart failure, I went straight to the chat feature […]
A Website – Do You Have One?
I often take it for granted that every local business has a website. The reality is that a large percentage still don’t have an online presence. Last week’s Cambridge Times carried a column written by the advisor of the Waterloo Region Small Business Centre. The title, “Website a Must for Business”. Roy Weber, the author, […]
Testing Your Opt-In Form
An opt-in form that collects the names and email addresses of potential clients offers a quick and easy way to keep in touch with your target market. By allowing you to have their contact information, these people are giving you permission to tell them more about what you offer. Used wisely, email marketing is useful […]
Register All Forms of Your Domain Name
This week I had the pleasure of listening to a well-known female Internet marketer. At the end of her presentation, she mentioned her website, Blogging4Boomers.com, so I went to BloggingForBoomers.com to check it out. As you can see, I went to a different site. And found a totally different person running it. Now that little […]
Importance of Having a Web Address
When looking at the local paper last night, I was surprised to see how many businesses have yet to show an online presence to their customers. Even the local computer store didn’t have a website listed on their ad. Did you realize that most people under 40 never look at a phone book? So if […]
WordPress is the blog software chosen by most Internet marketers. Once installed, it’s easy to use, has a lot of capability and all kinds of plugins to increase its usefulness. On the down side, it can be tricky to upgrade. Apparently, upgrading to a newer version of WordPress is simply a matter of click, read […]