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

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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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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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Visitors are coming on the site but are not submitting questions for my Q&A site [closed]

Here is my site http://starsQA.com, it's purpose is that it is has stars(actors, actresses, singers, authors) and that the fans(people who like the stars) send in questions for their fav star and they ...
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Marketing a comics and artwork website [closed]

I've recently launched a comics website, Hitting Trees with Sticks, but am having trouble getting it off the ground. I've seen other similar "marketing how-to's" questions, but none geared torwards a ...
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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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I need some suggestion: Starting a portal for a local medical community

There is a Medical Community in our town that I would like to approach to build a web portal for them. It could be free or they could pay me for it. Honestly, I'm really after of the community that ...
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Does e-commerce platform matter for branding

The place I work is now looking into developing a new e-commerce site on the Magento platform. Magento will fill all of our needs. I was just wondering if it is in anyway unprofessional doing it this ...
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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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Help me to find a good name for my website [closed]

I have a web marketing question for you. I'm looking for a good domain name for my web app. This site is about writing. Any kind of user generated writings including poetry, aphorisms, short stories, ...
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How to motivate visitors to comment

At first I must apologize, because I am not sure if this question is valid for webmasters topic. I deal with the problem as being webmaster, however, i think this question is more related with ...
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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 ...
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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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what should I do if I cannot find a person who asks to unsubscribe in my mailing list?

One of our customers asks us to send out marketing mail. We manage their subscriber list in Microsoft Dynamics CRM and use a remote desktop tool to send the mails through their network via the ...
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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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Approx 52% of Google SERP clicks goes to slots 1-10, but where do the other 48% go?

I have been pouring over some various figures whilst putting together CTR / cost / earning calculations for ad runs I'm about to start, however I've been missing some, of what I think are, key base ...
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How to save money on AdWords?

Currently I am spending quite a lot on Google AdWord for search campaign, I am looking at methods to save money while maintaining the clicks. I have tried to switch from automatic pricing to manual ...
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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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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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Punch Line Marketing

There are so many "punch line" websites like: http://www.thatswhyyoufail.com www.canrailsscale.com/ www.nooooooooooooooo.com/ but it's a mystery how they ever get so popular. I have an idea for a ...
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Does it matter if I market good-keyword.com or companyname.com?

Let's say I offer a service that I call "Small business booster”. I have purchased the equivalent of smallbusinessbooster.com (and a bunch of synonyms and misspellings). I have also managed to ...
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View the campaign terms for only a specific medium In Google Analytics

I'm using the utm_term parameter for links in my email campaigns. I'd like to filter out the parameter from my master profiles. That is, removing utm_term=keyword for visits with utm_medium=email, so ...
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what is a squeeze page?

I've been reading a marketing book which suggests building a squeeze page to build an email list. Does this mean one of those long sales letter type pages with crumby styling? I'm assuming the ...
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Choosing a subject to create a site for [closed]

For 6 years I'm working as web developer and I would like to finally create my own site. I thought I have everything needed: programming and administration skills, found a good designer, own servers ...
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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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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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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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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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Google Dynamic Remarketing Excessive View Thru Conversions

We run several ecommerce sites that we had previously set up with tag-based remarketing. We created a new dynamic remarketing campaign and only tagged the product page to see how dynamically created ...
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How to spot a good social media marketer [closed]

It's a bit subjective but helpful and on-topic IMO, mayebe should be made community wiki I've been in contact with some guest bloggers lately which are interested in publishing posts on my website's ...
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Advice On Price Comparison Affiliate Programs [closed]

I want a price comparison feature on my site similar to Consumer Reports' "Price & Shop" section. They use PriceGrabber.com, but as far as I can tell they have a special deal with CR, so I can't ...
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Interspire Email Marketer Configuration [closed]

I'm trying to set up Interspire's Email Marketer for a client. I have a working configuration of it on the VPS but this one is having issues! I have transferred it from their old server and setup the ...
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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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Taking advantage of a portfolio of quality domain names [closed]

I own about 20 quality domain names (brandable/memorable, letters only .com) that include keywords relating to my web site. Most of them were purchased during the process of selecting a brand. What ...
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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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Where to find ads of a certain size to place on my web site?

Where can I find ads to place on my site that are 125px x 125px to place one my site? The sites content is mixed.
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For Facebook advertising, should I spend money on ads or promoting posts? [closed]

I am working with a start up that has relatively few (~600) likes for their Facebook page. The end goal is to get people using the startup's site regularly. I realize a potent way to get people to ...
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Google PPC hugely different cost estimates

I am new to Adwords, and have set up my first campaign. With the keyword planning tool, it suggests that for a bidding price of ZAR 0.14 (about USD 0.01) I can get 70 clicks a day for the keywords ...
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Force Social Marketing for users

We offer weekly deals in our website. We would like to engage a social experience by offering bigger discounts if a user invites 3 his/her friends to the site. I wonder if there are special services ...
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Attracting publishers to an in-house affiliate program

The cost to enter affiliate networks can be prohibitive for (cash-strapped) small business, particularly if they are simply testing the waters of an affiliate program. If such a company wanted to run ...
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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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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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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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Google Business Listing

What is meant by Google Local Business Listing? How it is useful for Promoting a site?
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SEO vs SEM for a large website [closed]

I’ve recently started working for a large marketing website about 100K pages (90% of which use content of products from different stores, comparing them, giving reviews etc), and before I started we ...
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Parallax landing pages and the affect on SEO

Are there any unique concerns which need to be addressed to optimize SEO in a parallax scroll landing page? Page will initially load from the bottom and scroll upwards through 5 sections which ...
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What domain structure is best for a forum according to SEO? [duplicate]

I am running a website with PR2. On that site, I'd like to create a forum. For the domain structure I could either use: www.forums.yourdomain.com www.yourdomain.com/forums According to SEO, what ...
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Website blog, within website or separate? [duplicate]

I run a web development firm and a hosting company and we are launching new blogs for each company. Should we launch our blog within our sites (like domain.com/blog) or should it be a stand-alone ...
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How to track lead/conversion origins

I've had a problem a couple times recently: a user has signed up for my product (http://sniphq.com) but I don't know exactly how the user found my site. Is there a way, perhaps through Google ...
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Track sales and commission with third-party tool

I have a clothing website where I link to various clothing retailers. I have reached an agreement with one of the retailers whereby they will pay a commission to us for every sale they make from ...