Saturday, 28 March 2009

Readers - Please Note

Have met up with an accident and have asked a friemd to keep this blog flowing...

Will see you in 3 months.....

Am really gonna enjoy the attention !!

Sunday, 22 March 2009

Writing the Resource Box so it Makes People Click

The internet is the information highway, this phrase has been used so may time it should be nominated for the Internet Cliché Award. People that go to the internet are subdivided into groups, but generally, they are out to search information. Whether for gaming, business, fun or anything else the internet has provided us with information that has proved to be very beneficial.

Through the recent years many people have learned the secrets of Search Engine Optimization. More and more sites have seen the effects articles have done for the traffic of their sites. Some have even created sites devoted entirely to providing articles that could be read by their website visitors and have links that could lead to many sites that are related to the topics and subjects of the articles.

For example, the sites may feature many articles about a whole lot of topics. As a website visitor reads the articles they have searched for, they can find at the end of the article a resource box that can be clicked on to link them to the site that has submitted the article. Of course the article would be in relation to the site. Lets say if the article is about rotating the tires, the resource box may lead to a link to a site that sells tires or car parts.

A resource box is what you usually find at the end of an article. They will contain the name of the author, a brief description of the author, a brief description of the sponsoring site and a link. If a reader likes what they read, they would have the tendency to find out where the article came from to read more. The resource bow will be their link to the source of the article and this will entice them to go to the site and do some more reading or research for the subject or topic they are interested in.

But like the article itself, the resource box must also be eye-catching to demand the attention and interest of the reader. While the resource bow encompasses only a small space, providing the right keywords and content for your resource box will provide more prodding for the reader to go to your site.

Now we know what resource boxes are, what are the benefits of having a good resource box? Mainly its driving traffic to your site. Many sites would allow articles to be placed in their sites because they can make use of the articles to fill their pages. They also get affiliation with other sites that can be beneficial for them as well. For the sponsoring site, when you get people to click on your resource box, you generate traffic that can be counted upon as potential customers.

So what would be a good content for your resource box? Basically it is keywords, learning about the proper keywords that people are mainly searching for. There are many tools you can find in the internet that can help you in determining what keywords to use.

Resource boxes can also make use of all the creativity it can get. You only get a small space for your resource box so you better make the most of it. Try to catch the attention of your reader with resource box content that can make them give a second look. Unlike TV ads, you don’t have visual aids to drive your point in. But you do have the power of imagination of a reader. With the right content, you can make them think and intrigued.

Another tip is to use keywords that should be related to your site. Do not mislead your potential website visitors. Build your credibility so that more people would get enticed to visit your site and browse what you have to offer. Make the people click your resource box by providing resource box content that makes a lasting impression. You only get one chance to wow them and hundreds of chances to repulse them.

Never underestimate the power of the resource box. It may be small in size but they will provide a significant aid in driving traffic to your site. A boring resource box will never get a job done. Be fun and creative but at the same time show that you have a great deal to offer, too much to ask for something that couldn’t fit a paragraph? Yes and no, there are many tips and guides that can help you in doing this, the first step is realizing how important a resource box could be in making people click your link and be directed to your site.

Wednesday, 11 March 2009

How To Make Top Writers Write For You – Outsourcing

Your site content in a way reflects a lot about your website.

In short, it describes what the site is all about and what it has to offer.

So the whole objective of articles and website content is to get the attention of the reader and how to retain them there for atleast over a minute, instead of bouncing them off to another source

In a way, articles and website content can make a whole lot of difference to your site – Good content means a lot more dedicated readers

Now how can content or blog posts or articles generate you traffic?

A lot of people think that this can be achieved by dumping the article or blog post with keywords. Although, this partly generates traffic, the actual method is by the proper usage of “exact keywords”. In other words, through proper optimization of the article or blog post. Although many search engines depend on keywords and keyword phrases to put it in their results list, your content would be chosen only if it has a good number of proper keywords. Only then, it may be chosen to be one of the top listed sites in the resulting search result pages. So your keyword density has to be optimum.

With good content you get the benefit of clearly depicting what is it that you want to share with other people. Besides, good website content and articles can also lead people to your site. As a result, with an increase in traffic, you get to earn more from your site, thus making it more profitable. So, in a way a site’s success depends a lot on its flow of traffic

So, before you dump your site with all the keywords and keyword phrases that it could possibly hold, just remember that search engines also filter out the dumping. It is imperative that you have well written articles which have been search engine optimized (SEO’d) well, so that the keywords and keyword phrases have been properly incorporated.

Those of you who don’t have the time to write their own posts, content or articles, try hiring someone who will do it for you, instead of copying or just dumping keyword rich articles.

It is a fact that most of us don’t have the time to learn content writing or article writing. There are writers out there who have good experience in doing so as this is their livelihood, and most of all they charge only a small fee for such a work. Writers like these, can be of great help to your website to get that spot in the search engine rankings.

Although writing specifically for the internet may take some getting used to, and some researching and learning, just remember that there are many writers that are available all over the world who could do it for you.

Other than getting your site in the top pages of the search engines, they can also provide your site with articles and content that impresses your website visitors and entices them to constantly visit your site thereby increasing traffic.

In short, every site could use that extra bit of visitors.

Then there are those who need papers to be done either for their school or office work.

Although I do a lot of writing myself, I am very much against this concept of writing an essay or doing a report for a school project. The whole concept stinks. It is just that money can buy anything and hence get your report written by a third world national for peanuts

Bullsh*t may take you to the top, but it will not keep you there. Most of these kids realize this later.

Now, what is my single voice against a huge lot of good writers around the world, who are not only knowledgeable, but do a lot of extreme researching to present a job well done. Now tell me would any of these kids, get a C or a D for their project works

Money talks huh !

Now a lot of writers charge a minimal fee depending on the type of writing job required, that is to say in line with the number of words required, or whether it is going to be a blog-post or an article copy

Normally, a 500 word article could cost as per existing market standards anywhere from 3 to 10 dollars depending on the writers experience and ability. Ofcourse there are exceptions where the prices are lower than the ones mentioned and there are those who get upto 50 dollars and above for a 500 word article

Once again, it is to be noted that there are so many variables involved in the editing and writing process, it is difficult to provide an idea on the prices

The above figures in NO WAY reflect fees charged by individual freelancers, which can vary.

Whatever said, the above is a small price to pay for a well researched and well written blog post

Then there are those site who offer you these services as well as commenting on the blog posts that they have written. This is done because they have a team of well-trained writers, who offer many writing services to cover all possible writing needs.

The best part of the net is that a writer can be based anywhere in the planet. Not only you get your money’s worth, but they guarantee in offering you good content.

So, the next time you are busy and you urgently need something written or need any information on how to outsource low cost any of your works, drop me a line and I shall send you some sample work to get an idea of how much the outsourcing is going to cost you.

Tuesday, 3 March 2009

Just A Few Moments Of Silence

For an energetic persona, who was always alive and full of life

Juhie (the person on the left), decided to call it quits and leave us last Thursday, 26th February, 2009.

May she rest in peace......