Internet radio for business and internet marketing is now a viable media to get a message out with minimal cost and grown beyond the realm of casual hobbyist. To get started with your internet station, use SHOUT cast http://shoutcast.com or ICEcast http://Icecast.org from your living room with WINAMP http://winamp.com and a SHOUTcast DSP http://shoutcast.com/download or EDCAST http://oddsock.org . The best thing is this setup is totally free. To play licensed music, there is very affordable royalty licensing available from companies like LIVE365, SWCast, or Loudcaster. You don’t want to spend money on licensed Continue reading
When building a website using good practices of search engine optimization, it’s important to keep in mind that rules that apply today may not be around later. Providing good standards of SEO will not give you a potential increase on search engines like Google, Bing, and Yahoo, but will also make the content more usable for the website visitor. Learning those good web design practices, and keeping up on the latest SEO standards will show in your website stats and sales conversions. Continue reading
The year was 2005. I searched for software to build a website. There was plenty out on the market like netobjects and such, but I wanted something simple that I could be creative with. I didn’t know any HTML or Search Engine Optimization. A friend of mine found Coffeecup. I would go to their forums and ask what I thought was silly questions about web design, but folks like Adam and Inger never belittled me and everyone was always supportive. Continue reading
First, let me say as a web professional, I have a very strong sales background connecting with clients including property management, IT, security, and of course desktop PC’s. I learned sales closing and marketing tactics over the years from a wide variety of companies. Some successful, and some not so much. My favorite source for the way I approach clients is not from a new modern model, but from a man who sold pots and pans, Zig Ziglar. In one of his books, he viewed almost everyone he encountered as a client in some capacity Continue reading
Too many people do this for an easy buck and don’t treat it for what it is…a business. Affiliate just means nothing these days, and if you are breathing, a human life form(questionable), and can stick your tiny little link into any page by the miracle of copy-paste, you can be an AFFILIATE MARKETER, con-grad-u-damn-lations! This is a business. A tough business. Out of 100 of you that read this, probably only one of you will have any measure of success at all.
If you are in this for the long haul, you are actually in the Promotional Business. Business with a capital B!