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Promoting Yourself with a Website by Richard Vanderhurst

Sat, 08 Aug 2009 11:16:00 +0000

In today's business environment, a domain is absolutely needed. It provides an avenue for people to find you and learn more about you as they sit in the peace of their houses, while waiting in a queue at the grocerocer, sit on the commuter train, or wherever.

Sadly too many business take the wrong approach to how they build and market their sites. Most companies stop their internet site development once the site is developed, and then move into selling mode.

We discuss web site promotion rather a lot, which we understand is the method of getting the site visibility on the search engines. But getting people to the website isn't the end goal. The Net site is one more something the business must have to do business, but it never fully succeeds in being a tool that works for them to generate business.

net sites must first be optimized to help improve traffic and visibility before they can be employed as a business generating tool. When building your site there essentially is no one-size-fits-all pattern to follow. While acknowledging that, there are express elements that virtually every site wants to be a good selling tool. The index page is the web'face' of your company. To be effective, your index page must do many things.

Everything from brand identity to confirmation that you can offer what they need must be established here. Display your offerings : Visitors have to be supplied a fast blue sky view of the products, services and info they can look forward to finding as they dig more deeply into the site. Convey trust : your default page can regularly be the first impression you give your visitors, so it has got to be in a position to build an element of trust. Too many sites simply don't provide enough--or the right--information on this page. You must also include a physical address and doubtless even a map. This is also a handy place to display hours of operation.

About Richard Vanderhurst

Richard Vanderhurst teaches his scholars about a time line that shows them the way in which the web evolved throughout the years and the way forward for the World Wide Web.