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Web page design marries content with user intent

Designing a Web page is a skill that takes into account who is going to see that page, what they want, and what actions you want them to take.

Most people think that Web design is about writing HTML code, choosing colors, page layout, and so on. It's not. It actually has more to do with marketing and strategy than anything else.

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Baby boomer tech advisor

There are a lot of baby boomers, and many of them are making the leap to utilize new technologies - with varying degrees of success.

Appify hard to reach data

Building mobile apps is all the rage, and yes, there is lots and lots of competition in that field - precisely because it is so quick and easy to develop apps these days.

"Good idea" retailer

The Internet is stuffed full of great or innovative ideas from people all around the world. The problem is that most of these ideas never get turned into a great product and sold for profit.

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Comparing Weebly to Bigcommerce

Weebly, arguably the world's leading online website builder, recently announced major updates to their eCommerce offering, that includes features like a coupon generator, product options, personalized emails, and more.

And while Weebly makes it quick and easy to build normal websites, how does it compare with leading, hosted shopping cart solutions like Bigcommerce?

A look at which markets are most profitable for affiliates

Commission junction, arguably the largest and most successful affiliate network in the world, recently released their benchmark report for Q1 & Q2 in 2014, with some really interesting insight into the affiliate marketing industry.

In particular, their report gives a good overview of the relative sizes of each industry (by virtue of the most clicks generated in each niche), the best CR (Conversion Rate), as well as the highest EPC (Earnings Per Click) data.

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Improve UX Web design to help users and grow your business

User eXperience (UX) plays a vital role in how well your site converts traffic, and we've got some interesting Web design tips that will give your visitors a better experience while maximi

How to grow an online business with franchising

Growing an online venture can be pretty difficult using traditional methods (such as PPC ads, content marketing, etc), but franchising may be a much better idea.

How to tell if this is a get rich quick scam

I think it's time to dispel the "get rich quick" myth once and for all, and highlight the difference in intent between wanting to make money online through innovation and hard wor

Top startups that have used crowdfunding succesfully

Crowdfunding is a relatively novel way for startups and entrepreneurs to raise money to support their fledgling companies - and sometimes it actually works.

Introduction to AdWords PPC advertising

PPC (Pay Per Click) advertising on a platform like Google AdWords can be challenging to get right even for experienced advertisers

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home business ideas

Home based businesses provide genuine opportunities to create a sustainable, profitable income in 2014 and beyond.

Marketing or selling through an eCommerce store, online shopping cart, blog or website brings great opportunity, as you'll see in my list of inspirational business successes later in the article.

where to find cheap office supplies

"Where's the best place to get discount, high quality and reliable office supplies services online?" Whether you are starting a home based venture or running a busy office, finding the right office supplier(s) is an important part of streamlining costs.

Supplying small companies and startups with cheap, high quality office supplies like printer ink & toner, stationary, home office furniture and just about everything a small business needs, is big business.

mobile shopping cart solutions

Mobile eCommerce (or m-commerce, as many call it) is undergoing rapid growth in 2012, and only the best shopping cart software allows you to take advantage of this growing eCommerce market.

The way in which people access the Internet is undergoing rapid change as more and more people surf the Web on the go.

robots.txt vs 301 redirects

With Google's Panda update #25 lurking just around the corner, it's important that sites under penalty from previous Panda updates are taking the right steps to resolve their SEO problems.

The Panda algorithm deals predominantly with content quality, including issues like duplicate content, thin content, and generally poor quality content.

Business plan template

Starting out with a great business plan is especially important for online startups (like blogs, professional sites & online stores).

A great business plan can help you learn how to startup online, while avoiding some of the most common pitfalls that prevent many aspiring entrepreneurs from making sustainable profits.

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