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GT Bulmer | Link Building Tips GT Bulmer © Affiliate Power Central

New Internet Marketers who want to give their website a natural search engine optimization (SEO) boost should consider these internal link building tips. Internal links are links on your site that point to other pages also on your site.

There can be a few reasons why it is good to direct your visitors to your various web pages: it might be for the value of the information they will find, or to encourage them to purchase a product or service, or simply to keep them on your site longer. It also helps to strengthen the optimization of your site.

If you set up your internal links properly, they will look natural and will also help to achieve the results you want on all levels, whatever your purpose for them might be. … Read the rest of this entry

Your Work at Home Internet Business Needs Focus

GT Bulmer | Work at Home Internet Business GT Bulmer © Affiliate Power Central

If you are new to online marketing and are looking for a bit of helpful advice, what I would suggest to you is that your work at home Internet business needs some focus. What I mean is, you need to master your marketing skills one at a time.

This is something that one of my marketing mentors, Jeff Schuman, tells marketers who are struggling to build their businesses. He says that you need to focus on one form of marketing and become an expert at it.

The problem many marketers have is they try to do too much all at once. This results in them becoming a jack of many skills, but a master of none. To make progress, you must focus your efforts. … Read the rest of this entry

A Basic Link Building Guide

GT Bulmer | Link Building Guide GT Bulmer © Affiliate Power Central

This will be a basic link building guide, and I do mean basic. Just a little insight into the purpose and value of having an ongoing campaign for building links back to your website and the bare fundamentals of what to do.

Backlinks are links you get on other websites that point back to the home page of your website, or to other pages on your site. Not only can these links bring you additional traffic, but they can also help to improve your standing in the search engines.

Search engine traffic is valuable because it is generally highly targeted, meaning that the visitors you get from the search engines typically know exactly what they want, and thanks to the search engine results, they believe you’ve got it! … Read the rest of this entry

GT Bulmer | Search Engine Optimization Strategies GT Bulmer © Affiliate Power Central

Search Engine Optimization strategies must be balanced no matter what method happens to be your favourite. On-site and off-site SEO factors each have their place of significance and should be given due consideration.

Newcomers to Internet Marketing are very often overwhelmed by information overload and it is not uncommon for their SEO education to be buried somewhere way down the list of priorities. I know. I was in that place when I first started looking at Internet based home business opportunities.

Fortunately for me, I had good mentors who guided me along and helped me learn the basics of marketing, step by step. Early on, I was coached on the purpose of effective SEO and I gained some valuable insight that continues to guide my efforts today. … Read the rest of this entry

GT Bulmer | Good Web Page Design GT Bulmer © Affiliate Power Central

Google isn’t pulling any punches with their latest update, indicating that good web page design now means you may have to move some of your ads down so you can push your content up “above-the-fold” for greater exposure and appeal.

So suggests the Google blog post highlighting their Jan. 19 page layout algorithm improvement. This is just one of more than 500 such improvements that the Search leader plans to roll out in 2012.

Marketers and advertisers may not like this change, but if the ads on your web page currently overpower your content, and if you don’t adjust and improve the positioning of that content, you may feel Google’s wrath in the form of lower rankings on the search engine results pages (SERPs). … Read the rest of this entry

Creating a Video for Marketing Purposes

GT Bulmer | Creating a Video GT Bulmer © Affiliate Power Central

Here is an article offering tips for when you are creating a video for marketing purposes. I send this to subscribers of my Website Traffic Tips Newsletter. Perhaps a few of my Affiliate Power blog readers will find it beneficial, too.

If you are creating your first video, these tips will be especially helpful:

1. Take some time in the brainstorming stage to figure out just want you want to make a video about. Ideally it will be about some problem that a lot of people in your niche need help with. Once you’ve got the idea figured out, narrow down a list of highly targeted, highly searched keywords relevant to that topic. … Read the rest of this entry

GT Bulmer | Targeted Visitors GT Bulmer © Affiliate Power Central

Internet Marketers value the targeted visitors they get from Google, but most think of that traffic only in terms of the income it could produce. In reality, the benefits go beyond simply making money from search engine traffic.

Of course, the first step to online success is to learn and apply some basic SEO (search engine optimization) techniques to your websites and to your onsite and offsite content. Your initial goal is to get your site and your web pages to the first pages of the search engine results pages (SERPs) because high rankings in the SERPs usually means more traffic and more sales.

However, besides making sales and income, there are a few other reasons for working hard to get the top search engine spots. Here are four of the key benefits to consider: … Read the rest of this entry

Traffic Tips For Product Review Websites

GT Bulmer | Tips For Product Review Websites GT Bulmer © Affiliate Power Central

Home business enthusiasts often like to write reviews for the products they promote and if this sounds like you, then here are some traffic tips for product review websites. After all, who doesn’t appreciate more free visitors?

Getting more free website traffic is the aim of most methods of marketing. Making a sale is the ultimate aim, but driving traffic to your site is where it all begins. Product reviews are suitable for the purpose and have become a very popular attraction among consumers.

If you include certain elements in your review, as done by marketing pros, you stand to gain increased traffic as well as repeat traffic, as happy visitors bookmark your site so they can return another day to check on what’s new. … Read the rest of this entry

Why Do a Barrel Roll?

GT Bulmer | Do a Barrel Roll GT Bulmer © Affiliate Power Central

If someone tells you to do a barrel roll, there is only one reason to do it: just for the fun of it! Well, that’s according to Google, the source of the online ‘barrel roll’ novelty. If you don’t know what I’m talking about, read on.

Recently, simply to entertain Internet users, a Google engineer created a unique response when the query “do a barrel roll” is typed into the search engine: the screen does a barrel roll!

Try it yourself. Go to Google’s homepage, type in the words “do a barrel roll” and click Enter. Unless you have an older browser, you should see the cool barrel roll effect. … Read the rest of this entry

Social Networking In Business Takes Planning

GT Bulmer | Social Networking In Business GT Bulmer © Affiliate Power Central

Social networking in business takes planning if your goal is to create customers and make sales. You can’t approach it from a traditional selling point of view or from a traditional social networking point of view.

With traditional selling, you put your sales message out there and try to attract a targeted prospect, someone with a serious interest in what you are selling. They contact you or visit your website looking for more information about your product or service. If they have made it that far, chances are they want you to convince them to buy.

With traditional social networking, sharing is the foundation, not marketing or selling. The purpose of building a social network is to provide you, and them, with a circle of like-minded friends and acquaintances who share information and recommendations. This does not typically involve you trying to push a product on them that you are selling and are obviously biased towards. … Read the rest of this entry

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