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May 14, 2009 – One of the more advanced aspects of online marketing for a website is optimizing your website to get a higher visitor-to-client conversion rate.  It is an ongoing project that can always be improved upon which requires advanced analytical and creative skills.

The first step in optimizing your website conversion ratio is to examine your keywords and the landing page associated with it.  Does the message portrayed in the landing page clearly define the keywords associated with it in a highly visible manner?

If the keyword associated with the landing page has nothing to do with the page content then the keyword or the page content needs to be changed.

If both the keyword and the page content complement each other then the fault may lie in the page content not clearly outlining the keyword in a more visible manner.

March 14, 2009 - The Microsoft Network better known as MSN.com began its online journey in August of 1995 to coincide with the launch of Windows 95 OS.  It was not created to be a search engine.  It was just a simple online service addition to Windows 95 that started out as part of an experiment with interactive multimedia on the internet.

For its time, it was an ambitious breakthrough in technology that took place 2 years before Google.com came out as a public domain on the internet.

Despite that kind of head start, MSN.com today only owns 17.04% of all searches done on the internet according to Hitwise.com.  Why is it such a small search percentage and why does Google keep taking more shares of the search engine industry away from them every year?

February 22, 2009 – Marketing your business online today is a key factor in the success of your company. Finding a responsible online marketing company is also an important factor in the success of your company because if you hire the wrong company, your online website could get into serious trouble along with your company´s reputation.

Some online marketing companies will use immoral, annoying and spamming methods to get you higher website traffic and conversions.

Using such methods will get your company a boost in traffic for a few months but there will be repurcussions.  The consequences of their actions will affect your company where potential clients will not consider your company due to its immoral spamming methods and if someone reports your company to the many monitoring agencies out there, your website could get blacklisted on the internet.

February 18, 2009 – Marketing your business in a slow economy can pose quite a challenge to a business used to spending hundreds of thousands if not millions of dollars each year on advertisement.  It is even more challenging to a new or small business.  This is where social media and social network marketing comes into play.

Online Social Media and Social Network marketing is the solution because it will do two things for your company.  The hard work you put in it now will always be available to market your business in the future and it will also help you climb the SEO keyword ladder.

They are several online social media websites out there that get millions of visitors every month.  Each one of these visitors is a source of potential revenue for your business.

February 11, 2009 – Marketing your Advertising, website Design, Website Programming and SEO Company is like any other marketing job you may have with another business.  It is about gaining the trust of potential clients and telling them a story that they will believe in.

However, a story without any truth behind it will sooner or later catch up to your company and hurt your company on the long run.  This is why that any marketing company must market their portfolio to inspire trust.

Here are the steps needed to make your portfolio pages on your website credible.

First, the work you have done must be shown in the portfolio with a description of the work done.  Whenever possible, use images since images are a very powerful marketing tool.