Questions relating to Webmasters using various Marketing methods to promote their online website(s).

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What free website system do you recommend to promote intepretation/translation services [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Which Content Management System (CMS) should I use? I am a business interpreter based in Hangzhou,China. I am considering to mount an independent website to promote my ...
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Strategy to prevent spammers from taking advantage of “Invite by email” feature?

We are developing a web application, and we would like to make it very easy and effective for our users to invite their friends, family and colleagues to view and interact with their content on the ...
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Where can I find cheap domains for sale?

I have been settling on the .biz namespace for some time because I cannot find any available .com's. However, I run a computer repair business and someone tried to sell me motherboardrepair.com for $...
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How can I let the Open Source community know about a project that may help them?

I created a web app/service that I think can really help a lot of open source projects by giving them a free Q&A site. How can I let "them" (the projects creators) know that the service exists ...
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Why do some large companies use a different domain for sending emails?

I've received notifications and newsletters from Microsoft and Facebook in the past and noticed that both emails came not from an address such as something@facebook.com or something@microsoft.com. ...
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What credibility indicators can be used for a new web app?

I understand that when you have an app which you launched an year back or so, its pretty easy to get testimonials from your users which then works as 'credibility indicators' when published on your ...
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SEO Keywords Blogging in Company Site

I have a question about how to develop SEO contents based on keywords. Let's say I have 10 keywords I want to rank so I began writing articles for those 10 keywords on my blog. However, there is only ...
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How do you promote your blog or website? [closed]

I tend to get (what I think are good ideas) and I go out and either build software/websites from scratch or use an existing software/tool such as wordpress. But when I'm done, and even though I get a ...
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AOL and E-Mail Marketing

I offer a paid subscription newsletter service that sends e-mails daily. I have had trouble in the past and currently with AOL E-Mail Address users and did not know if there is anything specific that ...
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How do I get the word out about my site? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I increase the traffic to my site? This has plagued me for a long time now. I just can't seem to grasp internet marketing very well. I recently started a website to ...
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How may I provide Google Analytics access to a 3rd party?

I have a marketing guy who is helping me with marketing my website. I want to give him access to my GA page so that he can see the numbers, for performance monitoring etc. Does anyone know how I can ...
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Implementing Facebook Like and Tweet Buttons into E-Mail

I am sending an email campaign out to subscribers and I would like to incorporate a Facebook Like and a Tweet Button into my email. Since I cannot use javascript inside emails I was wondering the best ...
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E-Mail Marketing “Width”

I am working on building an email marketing newsletter, is there a good general width that I should stick with? I have seen 600 as a number but I am unsure what others have encountered. I need this ...
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Best Way to “Launch” A Site That's Being Developed

I am currently developing a website that will be officially marketed for and "launched" months from now. This site has minimal content at the moment but will soon start having more and more content ...
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How effectively to promote\publicize my web application?

I have just finished the development of my application. Now I would like to promote\publicize that (I have no money!). What are techniques most commonly used to do that on the web? And the most ...
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What are the tactics used to discover what kind of affiliate products will do well in your website?

I'm starting to post some affiliate ads on my website. As it happens, I am not even close to making a sale. I'm not sure if the products I have chosen will appeal to the audience I have. I'm not ...
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What are the advantages of a corporate blog?

I'm going to make a presentation to a few decision makers in the following week and I'm trying to gather good reasons to start a corporate blog. Since we're handling a low budget, it's not in the ...
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Sponsored blog or explicit owned?

I'm trying to convince my client to use a blog to communicate with his audience and promote his site. However, I'm still unsure whether this blog should explicitly advertise the brand as in Nike Blog ...
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Ideas for newsletter content for a graphic/web company?

We've just launched our new website and we're looking to include a newsletter that will be sent out once a quarter. We're struggling a bit for ideas on what to include in the newsletter. There's the ...
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Hoping to boost traffic to NFP site. SEO info? HELP! [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What are the best ways to increase your site's position in Google? I'm doing work for a not-for-profit looking to boost traffic to the site. I need to learn a ...
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Email marketing service with delayed sending?

I would like to dispatch certain emails to users that sign up for my email communications at a fixed timeframe. For example, send email A after 7 days of signing up, email B after 21 days, etc. (...
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Is “The Art of SEO” book dated?

And if it's dated, what would a good alternative be? Please don't mention blogs or tutorials, I need a book. :) Thanks a lot. http://www.artofseobook.com/
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Data on male/female online buying patterns

Looking for data on the buying pattern for males vs females online: Percent of transactions (with estimated count of total transactions) Percent of total dollar value (with estimated total in US-...
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Things we can do with VPS Packages

I am planning for purchase of VPS Package. Beside Webspace hosting, what other features can we provide to our customers?
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Best way to get RSS Email / RSS Subscribers

I use Feedburner right now to get RSS Subscribers, but I think there is too much friction with Feedburner, they require a captcha among other things. What are some good email RSS subscription options ...
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DIY Social media buttons Vs. Ready built (e.g. AddThis)

Is there any benefit from rolling-your-own set of social media 'like' buttons rather than using a pre-packaged widget, such as that provided by AddThis? Are there any downsides from using out of the ...
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Marketing for Scheduled Online Events

Last year I started working with a team on our first major web project (We, the Pixels). I believe the idea is very solid, but it has a hard requirement for a group of people being on the site for the ...
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Free Places to List a New Site? [closed]

I recently launched http://www.comehike.com and promotion has not been easy. I currently have $0 promotion budget and am wondering where are good places to get free links, and some traffic? Any ...
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Do first impressions really count?

So, i am currently writing something up for a college class. Problem is everything is hypothetical. I need some proof. I believe a first impression on a website is imperative so that people actually ...
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What is the single most influential book about website promotion and internet marketing? [closed]

What is the single most influential, useful, famous book about website promotion and internet marketing?
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Making a Site More “Up-to-Date” - Ideas?

We have a website and want it to be more up-to-date. So far, we've made the site compatible with mobile devices and created a FaceBook page for it. What are some other things we can do for our site to ...
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What is the difference between a Facebook Group and a Facebook Page

I created a Project Management Stack Exchange Facebook Page to help promote the new Project Management Stack Exchange Site. One of the users suggested a Facebook Group instead. I use Facebook, and I'...
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How to promote/market an event that needs many people?

My team is about to launch a new web application, http://wethepixels.com, that requires a lot of people to be on the site at the same time for the concept to be successful. Our team is preparing to ...
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Does anyone know any good resources for learning how to market a web app?

I'm a developer first and foremost. I write web apps but have a hard time generating traffic and converting potential users once I've released my product into the wild. I know I need to learn more ...
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Free Website Marketing & Backlinks? [closed]

What are some good places to advertise my websites for free? I've already submitted them to Google, Yahoo!, and Bing. Now, I am looking for some places I can create legitimate backlinks. Does ...
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What's the best web entrepeneur's conference to go on

Our dream as business partners was always to go to a conference overseas. Now that we can finally afford to, we have no clue of which one to go to. Which conference would you guys suggest from a web ...
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Browsers with pop-up blocker enabled by default

I'm trying to convince a client that adding pop-up or pop-unders isn't worthwhile. The argument "pop-ups are annoying and your users won't return" doesn't work because it's not the kind of site that ...
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What to do when product range evolves and site name does not reflect this?

Suppose, just as an example, I have a website with domain www.gifts-for-dogs.com.....but after a few years I start selling stuff for Cats and Fish. I may not keep enough of a range of products for ...
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Do I create new site or add to existing site?

Suppose, as an example, I have a website with the address, www.cool-gifts.com and I'm getting regular sales and its a worthwhile site, but no great fireworks. After research I find that there is a ...
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Google Business Listing

What is meant by Google Local Business Listing? How it is useful for Promoting a site?
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Official guides for pricing [closed]

very often we see on (other) forums the following wide question: how much should I charge for making a website? Well, recently in Brazil a web studios association were made with the most local famous ...
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How to bring visitors to a new website? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What are the best ways to start driving traffic to a new website? I am more of a programmer than an SEO expert. Whenever I develop a new website, no matter how good or bad ...
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Why do you need to keep users engaged through your site?

I hope this is an appropriate forum for this topic. If not, I apologize. To rephrase the question, I am debating a new tactic that some marketers are trying to implement that goes against everything ...
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Creative ways to build e-mails lists and contact info

What are some of the most creative, ethical, and dare I say fun ways to build local e-mails lists that you have heard of or done yourself? For example--and although not e-mail lists-- Quora, using ...
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Need Help With Finding SEO Company/Individual

I am fairly new to SEO and I have done all of the tactics and operations that I know to do to help my site rank to the number 1 spot on Google. I know that no one can guarantee the number 1 spot on ...
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What product can you use to zoom and focus cursors when screencasting--what's the best screencast software? [closed]

I've tried iShowU to do screencasts, but the software does not allow you to zoom in and focus on where your cursor is point. What is the best software for MacOS that allows you to do simple effects ...
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Would you go about marketing a subscription based site differently?

Do you think that subscription based sites, that offer software as a service model, should be marketed differently than a content specific site. Beyond contacting bloggers, blogging yourself, and ...
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Big Gorilla Company Compared to Highly Successful Small Company

I am a big fan of 37Signals, and out of curiosity wanted to see the difference between their CRM app (Highrise) and SalesForce's app, in terms of google search rankings and general visitation. ...
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Is it useful to create a Facebook page for a website?

I'm aware Facebook pages can be used as a communication and marketing channel for a website. Is there value in creating a Facebook page for a noncommercial website that is moderately trafficked? The ...
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Advertising Platform CMS

I would like to know if there is any "advertising platform" cms arround, in order to host affiliate marketing tags / banners / etc Thanks