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Copyblogger

Copyblogger, which started back in January of 2006, is a wealth of information useful to any marketer or content creator. If you're not reading it, you're missing out on a tool that should be in the arsenal of anyone who writes content.


Surely check this out.
http://www.copyblogger.com/copywriting-101/

Copyblogger

Copyblogger, which started back in January of 2006, is a wealth of information useful to any marketer or content creator. If you're not reading it, you're missing out on a tool that should be in the arsenal of anyone who writes content.


Surely check this out.
http://www.copyblogger.com/copywriting-101/

What is the best way to learn quickly how to use Google Analytics effectively?

Well i would just quickly put on all the best possibilities to learn the Google Analytics. See what helps you best.

Do the GA IQ test

Google's Conversion University is a great place to start...

Google's blog

GA with video tutorial
http://www.smashingmagazine.com/2009/07/16/a-guide-to-google-analytics-and-useful-tools/

Avinash Kaushiks' books: Web Analytics: An Hour a Day and Web Analytics 2.0: The Art of Online Accountability and Science of Customer Centricity.
(http://www.kaushik.net/avinash/)

Some more useful resources
Blogs: http://seo.blogs.webucator.com/category/google-analytics/

Free Webinars: http://www.webucator.com/webinars/index.cfm#socialmedia

Instructor led online training: http://www.webucator.com/socialmedia/google-analytics.cfm

MarketMotive has some pretty good courses http://www.marketmotive.com/web-analytics-training-and-certification-courses

a blog entry that you might find helpful.
http://seo.blogs.webucator.com/2010/03/31/how-hands-on-exercises-help-you-learn-goo…

What is the best way to learn quickly how to use Google Analytics effectively?

Well i would just quickly put on all the best possibilities to learn the Google Analytics. See what helps you best.

Do the GA IQ test

Google's Conversion University is a great place to start...

Google's blog

GA with video tutorial
http://www.smashingmagazine.com/2009/07/16/a-guide-to-google-analytics-and-useful-tools/

Avinash Kaushiks' books: Web Analytics: An Hour a Day and Web Analytics 2.0: The Art of Online Accountability and Science of Customer Centricity.
(http://www.kaushik.net/avinash/)

Some more useful resources
Blogs: http://seo.blogs.webucator.com/category/google-analytics/

Free Webinars: http://www.webucator.com/webinars/index.cfm#socialmedia

Instructor led online training: http://www.webucator.com/socialmedia/google-analytics.cfm

MarketMotive has some pretty good courses http://www.marketmotive.com/web-analytics-training-and-certification-courses

a blog entry that you might find helpful.
http://seo.blogs.webucator.com/2010/03/31/how-hands-on-exercises-help-you-learn-goo…

8 Internet Marketing Strategies that Everyone Should Know!

With the advent of the Internet, Internet marketing has turned out to be a well-acknowledged venture among people. So, why waste time, get up and join the league. However, take a look at the top Internet marketing strategies first.

1-Blogging

In recent times, blogging has turned out to be one of the recognized Internet marketing strategies. This is the sole platform through which you can present quality content on a routine basis. In fact, through this strategy you can continue your marketing effort without much fuss.

2-Press Releases

I agree that it is quite obvious on your part to think that press releases have become obsolete, but trust me friends, it is still considered to be one amongst the evergreen Internet marketing strategies that adds visibility to your business as well as develop a customer base. Make sure to utilize it to the optimum level for reaping its complete potential.

3-Classified

Classified is believed to be a remarkable approach through which you can market your product…

The 10 Elements of a Successful Social Media Profile

When it comes to online personal or business branding, the creation of social media profiles is absolutely essential. Whether you are just trying to get more exposure online, connect with your fans or customers, or working to purify your online reputation, social networking profiles are the way to go as they will rank highly in search engine results when people search for your name.

I want you to think of each social media profile you create as a landing page for your brand. This landing page is possibly the first encounter that someone is going to have with your brand, and you will want that first impression to be golden and make the visitor want to know more about you.

Here are the 10 elements you need to follow to create a successful social media profile:

Element #1: Your Name

For a while, I thought that your username, or the name that usually shows up in the URL (such as http://twitter.com/kikolani) was extremely important in getting your profile to rank in search results. I found, h…

The New World of Web Promotion

What comes to our mind when we think of search engine promotion?

> Getting a good ranking in a search engine.

But this isn’t easy!
Search engines are getting smarter & intelligent everyday

So how do you achieve your goals?

On page optimization is one of the very first step of SEO which every webmaster should look into.

Does on page optimization really helps these days?
Yes there are some basic optimization issues that are critical to have in place and then there are more technical / advanced techniques that can improve your search engine rankings.

So what are the most important on-page optimization techniques?

Below I have tried to summarize some of the most important on-page optimization techniques for you.

Title- the most important website optimization element.
Should be short but descriptive enough for your visitors to identify you and your business.

Important Tips:
Target you title with the main keyphrase with which you are targeting your page.
Use Specific keywords in your title you …

The New World of Web Promotion

What comes to our mind when we think of search engine promotion?

> Getting a good ranking in a search engine.

But this isn’t easy!
Search engines are getting smarter & intelligent everyday

So how do you achieve your goals?

On page optimization is one of the very first step of SEO which every webmaster should look into.

Does on page optimization really helps these days?
Yes there are some basic optimization issues that are critical to have in place and then there are more technical / advanced techniques that can improve your search engine rankings.

So what are the most important on-page optimization techniques?

Below I have tried to summarize some of the most important on-page optimization techniques for you.

Title- the most important website optimization element.
Should be short but descriptive enough for your visitors to identify you and your business.

Important Tips:
Target you title with the main keyphrase with which you are targeting your page.
Use Specific keywords in your title you …

8 superfoods for shedding weight

It's time for a new slim-down funda: Eat more to weigh less. Eating the right foods help you shed weight by increasing your calorie burn and cutting down food cravings.

1. Eggs : Dig in to eggs, yolks and all: Eggs do not harm your heart, they can help you trim inches. Women on a low-calorie diet who ate an egg with toast and jelly each morning lost twice as much weight as those who had a bagel breakfast with the same number of calories but no eggs, a study from Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge reports. Egg protein is filling, so you eat less later in the day.

2. Oats : "Oatmeal has the highest satiety ranking of any food," Grotto says. Unlike many other carbohydrates, oats—even the instant kind—digest slowly, so they have little impact on your blood sugar."

3. Lentils : Lentils are a great tummy flattener. "They're high in protein and soluble fibre, two nutrients that stabilise blood sugar levels," says Tanya Zuckerbrot, R.D., author of The F-Fa…

Easy Diet Plan

If you are looking for a weight loss or weight maintenance follow this simple diet plan. You dont have to starve yourself but 30min walk with this or any form of 30min exercise is recommended for better result.

When selecting a meal plan, make sure you are consuming a balanced and complete diet. Your assignment is to set realistic and attainable diet goals.

This is a simple diet plan which really works.

Early Morning
2Glasses of Luke Warm Water
1 Glass of Lemon Water

Breakfast
Pick your options:
Cereal-Brown Bread, Poha, Upma, Dalia, Onion Roti, Suji Idli, Vermicilli, Cornflaskes

Protein-Dal, Besan, Egg White, Sprouts, Paneer, Milk-200ml, Tea 20ml *(less sugar)

Mid Morning
1 fruit 100gm
* no banana, mango, chiko, grapes, melon

Lunch
1bowl salad and curd 10min before lunch
Dal/Soya Bean-1/2 bowl
Vegetable 1 Bowl * (no potato/arbi)
1-3 chapatis or rice

Evening
Tea/Milk-20ml *(less sugar)
Bhuna Chana, Marie/Nutrichoice Biscuits, Sprout Sals, Veg Sandwich(brown bread)

Dinner
1 bowl salad 10 min before dinner

By…

General Motors: Weight Loss Diet Program

This program is designed for a target weight loss of 10-17 lbs per week. It will also improve your attitudes and emotions because of its cleansing systematic effects.

The effectiveness of this seven day plan is that the food eaten burn more calories than they give to the body in caloric value.

This plan can be used as often as you like without any fear of complications. It is designed to flush your system of impurities and give you a feeling of well being. After seven days you will begin to feel lighter because you will be lighter by at least 10 lbs. You will have an abundance of energy and an improved disposition.

During the first seven days you must abstain from all alcohol
You must drink 10 glasses of water each day

Day One All fruits except bananas. Your first day will consist of all the fruits you want. It is strongly suggested that you consume lots of melons the first day. Especially watermelon and a loupe. If you limit your fruit consumption to melons, your chances of losing three l…

Raw Juice Therapy

Where medicines and injections fail to cure a disease, a proper diet, vegetables and fruit juices show miraculous results.

Raw food, vegetable and fruit juices should be consumed for general health and well being.

Fruit juices are more effective than medicines on the kidney. Juice therapy is an efficacious cure for the ailments of the liver and the kidney. Cherry juice bestows marvellous benefits in the case of gout and arthritis.

A diet containing vegetable and fruit juices and raw food has been proved a successful experiment for preventing aging and for the rejuvenation of the body. There is no alternative to juice therapy for the rapid replacement of red corpuscles and cells in the human body.

The treatment given through vegetables and fruit juices is harmless, reliable and without any side effects.

Sugar and other substances contained in them are easily digestable and after their quick absorption in the blood, begin the work of the reconstruction.

A diet consisting of fruits and vegetab…

How to keep heat at bay

Eating the right food is the perfect way to stay agile, lively and upbeat even during the harsh sweltering summers.

Summers have arrived and we might commonly experience our body temperatures rise, and suffre acidity, bloating & lethargy.

I fthe water intake is inadequate, body temperature can soar high and even lead to a heat stroke. It'll thus be wise to eat foods that keep body cool.

Foods that help you bring down the heat include:
Onions: Raw onions are great to cool the system. Have them as part of salad or chutney.

Mango: Raw mangoes are ideal to prevent sunstrokes and diarhoea. They are a source of VitaminC and prevent the loss of excessive salts, andiron from the body.

Spices: Spices such as poppy seeds, cardamom, sandalwood, fennel and saffron are cooling agents.

Raisins: Soaked black raisins are beneficial when had with an equal mix of cold milk and water.

Gulukand: This cooling preserve made from rose petals and sugar, fights fatigue, lethargy, muscular aches and heat relat…

How to Find your Niche Audience for Blog & Fan Page?

It is very important for you to have niche audience when you think to start a blog or a fan page on facebook.

The key important points are:
1- Follow Your Passion & Just Be Original in Your Voice
2- Google Trends
3- Yahoo Answer
4- Go Micro
5- Think Long Tail

1- Follow Your Passion & Just Be Original in Your Voice
To run a successful blog or a fan page you need to have a passion for the topic you choose to write and update. Be knowledgeable or atleast research your topic well so that the voice of the blog or a fan page could be original, effective and meaningful. When youa re original and when you write authentic and different content people will connect with you.

2- Google Trends
Google Trends is one of the interesting & useful app. by google which shows trends for specific niche/keyword. You can use Google Trends tool to pick your niche in which you are confident and having knowledge.

3- Yahoo Answer
Yahoo answers is a strong and potential tool to explore on your topics and what y…

Top SEO tips to keep you going for 2010!

Research & Strategise
Take time to study search results. Figure out what you are looking at in a result to help determine what strategies you need to implement.

See which platforms are best searchable for the right topics you want to target.

Plan your activities according to your strategies for implementation

Be Updated
Keep watch on changing trends in local search - it will continue to grow, even beyond the big 3 search engines.

Social media affects real time search results - learn how and when, so that you can effectively use it to market your products.

Think Mobile - Is your site readily usable in a mobile environment? If not make it so. Mobile keeps growing and the internet is becoming very pervasive.

Be Different
As we know, content is king. Learn to be a great writer! Develop a unique voice and make it interesting, and use normal techniques.

Build quality links with universities/colleges/government/ngo/org

Be a little controversial in your blogging. if you have one. You can …

Top SEO tips to keep you going for 2010!

Research & Strategise
Take time to study search results. Figure out what you are looking at in a result to help determine what strategies you need to implement.

See which platforms are best searchable for the right topics you want to target.

Plan your activities according to your strategies for implementation

Be Updated
Keep watch on changing trends in local search - it will continue to grow, even beyond the big 3 search engines.

Social media affects real time search results - learn how and when, so that you can effectively use it to market your products.

Think Mobile - Is your site readily usable in a mobile environment? If not make it so. Mobile keeps growing and the internet is becoming very pervasive.

Be Different
As we know, content is king. Learn to be a great writer! Develop a unique voice and make it interesting, and use normal techniques.

Build quality links with universities/colleges/government/ngo/org

Be a little controversial in your blogging. if you have one. You can …

Industrial Resources to Promote Your Sites

Directory Submissions is one of the most important aspect of SEO. And niche directory submissions can fetch you relevant traffic as well as a good backlink.

The importance of having incoming links (or “backlinks”) to your industrial web site means increased popularity, which translates into the search engines determining your site as a relevant resource. Here you can find links to directories and other link posting avenues. I will continue to add to this directory, so check back often.

http://www.globalspec.com/
http://www.engnetglobal.com/
http://www.mylab.tk/exchange.html
http://promoteyourbusiness.thomasnet.com/free_listing.html?lbl=FreeListing
http://www.dmoz.org/
http://www.kellysearch.com/
http://www.macraesbluebook.com/cose/linkToUs.cfm
http://www.iqsdirectory.com/
http://www.industrialquicksearch.com/
http://www.dir.industrialcoop.com/submit.php
http://www.powersourcing.com/
http://www.zycon.com/
http://www.motionnet.com/cgi-bin/submit.exe?action=LINKSGST&catno=1940
http://www.Industri…

Industrial Resources to Promote Your Sites

Directory Submissions is one of the most important aspect of SEO. And niche directory submissions can fetch you relevant traffic as well as a good backlink.

The importance of having incoming links (or “backlinks”) to your industrial web site means increased popularity, which translates into the search engines determining your site as a relevant resource. Here you can find links to directories and other link posting avenues. I will continue to add to this directory, so check back often.

http://www.globalspec.com/
http://www.engnetglobal.com/
http://www.mylab.tk/exchange.html
http://promoteyourbusiness.thomasnet.com/free_listing.html?lbl=FreeListing
http://www.dmoz.org/
http://www.kellysearch.com/
http://www.macraesbluebook.com/cose/linkToUs.cfm
http://www.iqsdirectory.com/
http://www.industrialquicksearch.com/
http://www.dir.industrialcoop.com/submit.php
http://www.powersourcing.com/
http://www.zycon.com/
http://www.motionnet.com/cgi-bin/submit.exe?action=LINKSGST&catno=1940
http://www.Industri…

What is the right way to define my metas to come in search engine results?

Title: The maximum number of characters we recommend for this tag is 80. (which is around 3-4 words so select the best targetted keywords)

Description: The maximum number of characters we recommend for this tag is 250. (write a good short description about your page in 2-3 lines this speaks about your page in google search result page so target with right description this text is sell or loose so write it carefully)

Keywords: The maximum number of keywords we recommend for this tag is 25. ( this should be less and accurate as per the page no stuffing is required, if i am selling good product then by writing good, authentic, cool, hot wow would not make any difference rather i should write main keywords which define my product hope you understand)

Your title targetted keyword should be in start of description and your H1 tag
My main head should be same as targetted title coz my customer was driven from search to my page finding this headline and if he finds something else then he feels che…

What is the right way to define my metas to come in search engine results?

Title: The maximum number of characters we recommend for this tag is 80. (which is around 3-4 words so select the best targetted keywords)

Description: The maximum number of characters we recommend for this tag is 250. (write a good short description about your page in 2-3 lines this speaks about your page in google search result page so target with right description this text is sell or loose so write it carefully)

Keywords: The maximum number of keywords we recommend for this tag is 25. ( this should be less and accurate as per the page no stuffing is required, if i am selling good product then by writing good, authentic, cool, hot wow would not make any difference rather i should write main keywords which define my product hope you understand)

Your title targetted keyword should be in start of description and your H1 tag
My main head should be same as targetted title coz my customer was driven from search to my page finding this headline and if he finds something else then he feels che…

Social Media Handy Tools & Tips to keep you Active In Social Sphere.

Some of the very handy tools & tips for social media activities that can make your seo job very easy & convenient.

Social Mention
Real-time social media search and analysis: you can search whats happeming latest in social media sphere.

you can subscribe to Social Mention Alerts
Social Mention Alerts are email updates of the latest relevant social media results (blog, microblog, etc.) based on your choice of search phrase.

url: http://www.socialmention.com/

Google Alerts
Google Alerts are email updates of the latest relevant Google results (web, news, etc.) based on your choice of query or topic.

url: http://www.google.com/alerts

Social Search
Get social, search what is happening in and around social sphere. Its a seacg engine for social media network. Very handy, very useful.

url: http://www.socialsearch.com/

TweetDeck
TweetDeck is your personal browser for staying in touch with what's happening now, connecting you with your contacts across Twitter, Facebook and more. ...

url: http://ww…

Social Media Handy Tools & Tips to keep you Active In Social Sphere.

Some of the very handy tools & tips for social media activities that can make your seo job very easy & convenient.

Social Mention
Real-time social media search and analysis: you can search whats happeming latest in social media sphere.

you can subscribe to Social Mention Alerts
Social Mention Alerts are email updates of the latest relevant social media results (blog, microblog, etc.) based on your choice of search phrase.

url: http://www.socialmention.com/

Google Alerts
Google Alerts are email updates of the latest relevant Google results (web, news, etc.) based on your choice of query or topic.

url: http://www.google.com/alerts

Social Search
Get social, search what is happening in and around social sphere. Its a seacg engine for social media network. Very handy, very useful.

url: http://www.socialsearch.com/

TweetDeck
TweetDeck is your personal browser for staying in touch with what's happening now, connecting you with your contacts across Twitter, Facebook and more. ...

url: http://ww…