Own Your Own Domain Name

Why Own Your Own Domain Name?

Many people ask, “Why should I buy my own domain name and hosting when there are plenty of free web hosting services around?” Or seeking to start an internet business  they might say, “I have joined an affiliate program, and they provided me a great looking webpage. Why do I need my own domain name?

There are a number of very good reasons why you should register a domain name for your future website or blog. First: Using your own shorter domain name will instantly give your website a more successful professional appearance, and credibility. You eliminate someone else`s domain name from your URLs.  Continue reading

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Relevant Suggestions

Relevant Suggestions Request

Now is your chance to nudge me out of the Doldrums. I am currently adrift and looking for a nearby topic island (topic) to explore.  😐

So far I have received an overwhelming number of  – love your blog – comments from past posts and pages that massage my ego, BUT  no response to this plea. This is inspite of a huge growth in readership leading to an Alexa rank in their top 400,000 in my first year.

Setting up your own website?

I hope to cover all necessary and closely related topics to help you setup and start managing your own website.

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Protect Your Links and Make More Money

 Protect Your Links and Make More Money Online

So you have entered the world of making money online and like many others, have decided to start with affiliate programs. Also, you probably have heard that it’s not difficult to make good money with affiliate marketing, provided you choose the right programs and do some strategic planning while promoting your affiliate products. So far so good.

Whether you are promoting other people’s products or promoting your own products – it is your own business and your means to earn good money. So whichever choice you have made, I am sure you do not want to leave money on the table and allow others to steal your share of profit. Continue reading

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SEO morphs in 2012

Search Engine Optimization Changes

SEO is Optimization for Search Engines, not Optimization of Search Engines. However, the Search Engines do frequently evolve to reduce the effect of techniques that have been used by webmasters to unduly improve the SERP position of their web-pages. You (as a webmaster) need to be aware of recent changes in the engines to be able to maximize the legitimate Search Engine Result Page position of each of your primary web-pages (aka landing pages) . Continue reading

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How Much does a Website Cost?

How Much a Website Costs depends

A Free Website may Cost you Everything !

A free website does not require you to Register a Domain Name nor to Pay for Web Hosting. You are given a Subdomain or a Directory (Folder) on the Host’s Domain Website. You then invest your time creating Content and posting it on their website. This helps draw traffic to their website building PageRank and future traffic. They then select and place relevant Sponsor Advertisements around your content. These ad placements are their main source of income from free website hosting. All free websites cost you the freedom to accept and display paid advertising.

Free webspace that is not a domain  is a good place for you to experiment and setup small feeder websites that direct traffic over to your own Website.

If their Business fails, and the Website disappears, so does your Content. Even if you know ahead of time, you can not move your content intact since you are not the Registered Owner. Additionally to losing your website content you also lose all the extremely valuable accumulated  backlinks earned from other websites pointing back to your content URLs.

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A Registered Domain Name and Web Hosting costs

Websites based on a Registered privately owned domain incur 2-recurring basic expenses. Continue reading

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