Saturday, May 15, 2010

Use the traffic estimator tool for keyword research

Are you really getting the most out of your money by bidding higher on max CPC? While it is logical to believe that by doing so, you can reduce competition, but look again. For Google AdWords, bidding higher or lower goes hand in hand with Daily Budgets. Each keyword or paraphrase you plan to use should be carefully reviewed and tested before running your campaigns to ensure maximum returns on investments.

Max CPC at 12.00
Daily Budget at 100.00







Max CPC at 1.00
Daily Budget at 100.00






You can experiment with the traffic estimator tool to come up with keywords that will actually produce a return and perform the best for your website niche. You can find keywords suggestions through Google Analytics and the Webmaster Tools provided straight from Google. It's also a good idea to use and analyze other sources that provides keywords or paraphrases for your site such as Alexa and other page rank webpages.

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Saturday, May 8, 2010

Four must have social media share buttons

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http://blogspotvision.com
socialshare.jpg

With millions of other blogs on the internet trying to compete for PR, it’s almost impossible for your website to show up on searches, let alone be deemed relevant by search engines such as Google and Yahoo. If you want to compete with other sites in your niche, one approach you can take is by adding the top social networks share buttons to your site. This allows your readers, who is already interested in your content, to share what they find interesting on your site with their friends. This is one method to target your audience and find people who is actually trying to find your information.
To add these social media share buttons, just copy and paste the section codes below to where you’d like the buttons to appear.
Facebook Share Button

<div style='float:left;padding:1px;'>
<a href='http://www.facebook.com/sharer.php' name='fb_share' type='box_count'>Share</a><script src='http://static.ak.fbcdn.net/connect.php/js/FB.Share' type='text/javascript'/></div>


Twitter Re-tweet Button

<div style='float:left;padding:1px;'>
  <script type='text/javascript'>
tweetmeme_style = &#39;default&#39;;
tweetmeme_source = &#39;blogspotvision&#39;;
tweetmeme_url = &#39;<data:post.url/>&#39;;
</script>
  <script src='http://tweetmeme.com/i/scripts/button.js' type='text/javascript'> </script>
</div>


Digg This Button

<div style='float:left;padding:1px;'><script type='text/javascript'>
digg_url=&quot;<data:post.url/>&quot;;
</script>
<script src='http://digg.com/tools/diggthis.js' type='text/javascript'/></div>


Google Buzz Button

<div style='float:left;padding:1px;'><a class='google-buzz-button' data-button-style='normal-count' expr:data-url='data:post.url' href='http://www.google.com/buzz/post' title='Post on Google Buzz'/>
<script src='http://www.google.com/buzz/api/button.js' type='text/javascript'/> </div>





Check out what it’s done for http://blogspotvision.com at alexa.com.

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Wednesday, May 5, 2010

How to add a “bookmark this site” hyperlink

From this tutorial, you will be able to add a hyperlink for readers and visitors to easily bookmark your website for later use.

favorite BOOKMARK THIS WEBSITE

You will need these file(s) for this tutorial:

box_zip_thumb23 bookmarkthis.js

0128[6]You will need to upload these files to your server.

To add a “bookmark this site” hyperlink:

1. From your Blogger dashboard, navigate to Layouts and then Edit HTML.

2. Under Edit HTML, add the following javascript right after your opening head tag.

 

<script src='…/scripts/bookmarkthis.js' style='text/javascript'/>

 

 

 

 

3. For the next step, you will use this link form to link any text or image of your choice to have the browser automatically trigger the bookmark function.

 

<a href="javascript:bookmarksite('YOUR WEBSITE NAME GOES HERE', 'http://www..YOUR-URL-HEREcom')">Bookmark this site</a>

 

 

 

 

4. You should preview your blog first to see if all codes have been implemented correctly. If so, save your template and you’re finished.

Source: http://www.dynamicdrive.com/dynamicindex9/addbook.htm

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