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  • Milky Way Galaxy 3007 2createawebsite.com is one of the most valuable tools I have found on the Internet for webmasters. Lisa gives amazing advice most of which I have been following and benefitting from since day 1. For awhile I got deep into what she talks about in many of her YouTube videos and went crazy with SEO and link optimization. What I have found over time is that people don’t relate to that and won’t want to read your content let alone link to you. Truly the best strategy is to write about topics you love and are interested in. Things that you are excited about today will translate over into this medium naturally and your readers will read […]

    Milky Way Galaxy 3007

    Milky Way Galaxy 3007 2createawebsite.com is one of the most valuable tools I have found on the Internet for webmasters. Lisa gives amazing advice most of which I have been following and benefitting from since day 1. For awhile I got deep into what she talks about in many of her YouTube videos and went crazy with SEO and link optimization. What I have found over time is that people don’t relate to that and won’t want to read your content let alone link to you. Truly the best strategy is to write about topics you love and are interested in. Things that you are excited about today will translate over into this medium naturally and your readers will read […]

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  • I am going to share with you the many secrets which I have used to not only direct traffic but keep traffic visiting my blog. For me getting back into web development after many years on hiatus was a sobering experience.  Gone were the days of easy traffic due to the fact that the competition has increased by a number so great I can’t even wrap my head around it.  A lot of the competition are in the form of spam blogs which take popular content from other blogs and republish it as their own by changing just a few words.  The market is diluted in most cases and trying to make a living running a single website is near […]

    Top 10 Ways to Increase Visitors to your Blog

    I am going to share with you the many secrets which I have used to not only direct traffic but keep traffic visiting my blog. For me getting back into web development after many years on hiatus was a sobering experience.  Gone were the days of easy traffic due to the fact that the competition has increased by a number so great I can’t even wrap my head around it.  A lot of the competition are in the form of spam blogs which take popular content from other blogs and republish it as their own by changing just a few words.  The market is diluted in most cases and trying to make a living running a single website is near […]

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  • If you’re looking for an easy way to get a website or blog setup quickly and keep it affordable, WordPress is the way to go. WordPress is basically a graphical user interface that makes it easy to manage your website without knowing any coding languages. Of course, it will help you knowing a bit of HTML and CSS, but it is not needed with all the great tools and plugins WordPress offers. The most amazing thing about WordPress is that is comes standard with almost any web hosting you buy. If you haven’t purchased service yet go with a reliable, affordable, and stable provider like Hostgator.com. At Hostgator you will find all the tools you need (like WordPress) to make […]

    How to install WordPress

    If you’re looking for an easy way to get a website or blog setup quickly and keep it affordable, WordPress is the way to go. WordPress is basically a graphical user interface that makes it easy to manage your website without knowing any coding languages. Of course, it will help you knowing a bit of HTML and CSS, but it is not needed with all the great tools and plugins WordPress offers. The most amazing thing about WordPress is that is comes standard with almost any web hosting you buy. If you haven’t purchased service yet go with a reliable, affordable, and stable provider like Hostgator.com. At Hostgator you will find all the tools you need (like WordPress) to make […]

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  • HTML5 has a lot of cool new features which include the ability to embed audio and video without special plug-ins. Streaming audio quickly and effortlessly is one of the features I started using right away on a paid subscription website I run.  One of the first problems I had embedding audio using HTML5 was the incompatible audio formats from browser to browser.  Instead of explaining which formats work with which browsers lets just say you have to use all 3 formats and leave it at that.  How do you use all 3 formats when you only want one sample to play at a time?  Easy, you put all 3 as options and the browser will try the first one and […]

    How to add HTML5 audio to your website

    HTML5 has a lot of cool new features which include the ability to embed audio and video without special plug-ins. Streaming audio quickly and effortlessly is one of the features I started using right away on a paid subscription website I run.  One of the first problems I had embedding audio using HTML5 was the incompatible audio formats from browser to browser.  Instead of explaining which formats work with which browsers lets just say you have to use all 3 formats and leave it at that.  How do you use all 3 formats when you only want one sample to play at a time?  Easy, you put all 3 as options and the browser will try the first one and […]

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  • The mysterious and elusive Click Through Ratio known to most webmasters who utilize Google Adsense as “CTR”. A question I get asked a lot is “What is a good CTR?”  Although this question gets asked a lot it’s hard to ever get a straight answer due to the fact that there are so many variables involved. The Variables The first variable has to do with your type of website- forum, blog, social, video, audio websites are all quite different and depending on your niche you may get more or less clicks depending. The second variable is what kind of content you provide and what type of user this draws.  A website featuring articles on automobile repairs would probably draw gearheads […]

    How to Raise Adsense CTR

    The mysterious and elusive Click Through Ratio known to most webmasters who utilize Google Adsense as “CTR”. A question I get asked a lot is “What is a good CTR?”  Although this question gets asked a lot it’s hard to ever get a straight answer due to the fact that there are so many variables involved. The Variables The first variable has to do with your type of website- forum, blog, social, video, audio websites are all quite different and depending on your niche you may get more or less clicks depending. The second variable is what kind of content you provide and what type of user this draws.  A website featuring articles on automobile repairs would probably draw gearheads […]

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  • How to: SEO SEO stands for Search Engine Optimization and is one of the keys to success on the internet.  In order for people to find your website you have to take a look at how people search and the way search engine bots find your website.   One of the easiest ways to do this is to search for something and work your way backwards to figure out why this particular website holds the top position.  To see how SEO works and how Google locates a website on the internet and places it in the first position you need to start at the beginning.  To do this we need to perform a test, in this example let’s search for […]

    How to SEO

    How to: SEO SEO stands for Search Engine Optimization and is one of the keys to success on the internet.  In order for people to find your website you have to take a look at how people search and the way search engine bots find your website.   One of the easiest ways to do this is to search for something and work your way backwards to figure out why this particular website holds the top position.  To see how SEO works and how Google locates a website on the internet and places it in the first position you need to start at the beginning.  To do this we need to perform a test, in this example let’s search for […]

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  • Top 10 Websites that companies BLOCK! #10 – Ebay Online shopping is not only fun, but an addiction for many people.  Did you finish that TPS report?  No, but I just bought an iPod for $99 with free shipping! #9 – Meebo Sharing is caring, but your boss is angry and doesn’t care but wants to share that he/she doesn’t care- so get the hell off the internet! #8 – Ad.Yieldmanager.com What in the Nine Hells is this?  I honestly have no clue, but it made the list and looks like something to do with ads… probably why I don’t know or care, so I won’t be sharing! #7 – Orkut Google’s social network honestly sucks.  I signed up awhile […]

    Top 10 Websites BLOCKED by Companies

    Top 10 Websites that companies BLOCK! #10 – Ebay Online shopping is not only fun, but an addiction for many people.  Did you finish that TPS report?  No, but I just bought an iPod for $99 with free shipping! #9 – Meebo Sharing is caring, but your boss is angry and doesn’t care but wants to share that he/she doesn’t care- so get the hell off the internet! #8 – Ad.Yieldmanager.com What in the Nine Hells is this?  I honestly have no clue, but it made the list and looks like something to do with ads… probably why I don’t know or care, so I won’t be sharing! #7 – Orkut Google’s social network honestly sucks.  I signed up awhile […]

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  • Internet advertising- at first it was irritating, invasive and in your face!  Pop-ups, Pop-unders, ads that played music and jumped onto your desktop scaring the shit out of you and causing you to reach for the volume knob so no one at work knew you were surfing the net looking for porn or torrents. Over time those annoying ads slowly evolved into slightly less invasive banners such as the ones we display on this page.  How these ads work and pay us is as follows: Google Adsense is a program Google has set up where advertisers come to Google and offer a certain amount of payout per click they receive on their ad.  Google acts as the middle man and […]

    How ads on the internet work

    Internet advertising- at first it was irritating, invasive and in your face!  Pop-ups, Pop-unders, ads that played music and jumped onto your desktop scaring the shit out of you and causing you to reach for the volume knob so no one at work knew you were surfing the net looking for porn or torrents. Over time those annoying ads slowly evolved into slightly less invasive banners such as the ones we display on this page.  How these ads work and pay us is as follows: Google Adsense is a program Google has set up where advertisers come to Google and offer a certain amount of payout per click they receive on their ad.  Google acts as the middle man and […]

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