Monthly Archives: February 2013

Look, Feel and Function: Update Your E-commerce Website

26 February
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Digital Dollars_ Tips for a Thriving E-Commerce Business
On the internet, no idea is original. It’s getting cheaper and easier to conduct business online, so virtual competition has never been higher. For online businesses, an attractive, functional, secure e-commerce platform can mean the difference between profitability and obscurity. With so many options online, consumers are less patient and less likely to hang around outdated sites. Looking for the next way to grow your business? Improve your e-commerce platform. According to research firm eMarketer, e-commerce sales topped $1 trillion...

And Then What? Need Some Help?

26 February
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Associate Programs Newsletter #545 Is there something you need a hand with – or advice on – in your affiliate marketing? Here’s a brand new service from some old hands at Internet marketing and affiliate marketing. Need some one-on-one help from a marketing expert? This is the new place to go. But first, a little background… You may remember that four years ago we announced a new article writing service, Content Kingdom…   ========FLASHBACK========================  Drumroll! Ta-da! Announcing…   A new...

Update: 150,000 Monthly Page Views – STILL No Backlink Building

18 February
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You may remember my post from last August titled 100,000 Monthly Page Views & No Backlink Building. So I wanted to update you on the traffic to my hidden WordPress website I created in 2011 that I have been using to test how much organic traffic I can build without chasing backlinks. It’s been six months since that post and the traffic has increased by roughly 50,000 page views per month and you can see the comparison screenshots below… Email...

Notice Anything Strange With Your Google AdSense Reports & Earnings?

11 February
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Did someone unplug the main power supply cord over at the Google HQ’s? I joke, but I’ve read so many complaints about their various products in recent weeks and most of them involve reporting. From quirks in the Google Webmaster Tools backlink reports to Analytics not reporting, you name it. Last month I began receiving more “low-AdSense-earnings” Facebook messages and emails than I normally do. I don’t obsessively check my earnings like I used to, so it had literally been...

Get Serious About Customer Engagement

7 February
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Customer Engagement
Today’s top marketing organizations are making a science of customer engagement and their efforts are marked by a high degree of customization and personalization. Creating a personalized buying experience that gets the right promotion to the right customer at the right time is the new standard for engagement. With all the hype over social and mobile media, many businesses have lost sight of their own websites. But the tried and true website needs to be at the center of a...