Monday, November 28, 2011

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The Fundamentals of SEO for the Average Joe

By Alyssa Ast
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'The Fundamentals of SEO for the Average Joe' is a valuable resource for increasing web traffic and profit potential. Author Alyssa Ast provides the basics of SEO (search engine optimization) in a clear and concise format. This resource also explains how SEM works to improve traffic and SERP's ranking. The combination of these methods ensures website visibility and profit probability.


'The Fundamentals of SEO for the Average Joe' is an inclusive and easy-to-understand explanation of SEO and all of the related topics. Author Alyssa Ast is an SEO and SEM expert and shares her knowledge in a clear and simple way that nearly anyone can understand. This is a valuable resource that any writer who produces online content in any form could use to increase not only website hits, but also income. Highly recommended!
Angela Atkinson
Freelance Writer and Editor

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Friday, November 18, 2011

The Fundamentals of SEO for the AverageJoe







By Alyssa Ast
Paperback, 44 pages
Preview Price: $5.99
Ships in 3–5 business days

'The Fundamentals of SEO for the Average Joe' is a valuable resource for increasing web traffic and profit potential. Author Alyssa Ast provides the basics of SEO (search engine optimization) in a clear and concise format. This resource also explains how SEM works to improve traffic and SERP's ranking. The combination of these methods ensures website visibility and profit probability.


'The Fundamentals of SEO for the Average Joe' is an inclusive and easy-to-understand explanation of SEO and all of the related topics. Author Alyssa Ast is an SEO and SEM expert and shares her knowledge in a clear and simple way that nearly anyone can understand. This is a valuable resource that any writer who produces online content in any form could use to increase not only website hits, but also income. Highly recommended!
Angela Atkinson
Freelance Writer and Editor

You can purchase this book in both ebook and print editions!
Support independent publishing: Buy this book on Lulu.





Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Does Your Business Need a Media Packet?

So, you're looking to promote your business to increase its success, and are probably wondering if your business could benefit from a media packet. Yes, any business can benefit from a media packet. It's a simple, yet effective tool to use to promote your business among investors, clients, partners and customers.

What is a Media Packet?
A media packet is a promotional tool used to highlight the benefits and strong points of your business to send to potential investors, clients and customers. A media packet basically says, "Here's my business, and here's what I have to offer." If you've developed a strong business, the media packet will do the rest of the work for you.

A media packet can be as simple as a press release, or as complex as visual demonstrations. By creating a media packet, you can present this material to relevant sources to skyrocket your business to the next level.

Interested in creating a media packet for your business? Contact Alyssa today for a free quote!

Monday, November 14, 2011

Alyssa's Weekly Wrap Up: Arizona News, Twitter and the Extinction of Libraries


Pregnant Glendale teen hit by police officer
Glendale--
A pregnant teen was hit by a car on Saturday, which was driven by a Glendale police officer. The 17-year-old girl was crossing a street in Glendale when the car driven by the officer struck the girl.

Valley morgue may start charging rent
Tucson--
The Forensic Science Center is hoping to start charging rent for bodies that have been left in the Pima County morgue for too long. It's hoped, the rental fee will resolve the problem with over crowded storage facilities.

$2 million spent defending SB 1070
Phoenix-- It's no secret that there's a lot of controversy surrounding the 2010 immigration enforcement law known as SB 1070, which is also costing the state a large amount of money to defend-- $2 million to be exact.

Teen drivers discover the dangers of driving distracted
Gilbert--
Tuesday, students at a Valley high school were given the opportunity to discover the dangers of distracted driving. Students used hands-on modules to discover what it's like to drive while distracted, such as driving while texting or under the influence of an illegal substance.

Twitter Addict
As much as I used to dislike Twitter, I must admit...I'm now a Twitter addict! I used to hate Twitter and avoid it, but now I find myself wandering over to Twitter whenever I can. The professional benefits of a Twitter account are numerous, and you can quickly see the results of Twitter use, which is why I've become a Twitter addict.

Busting SEO Mythes: You have to use a high keyword density
There are many SEO myths roaming around, one of which includes the common notion that a high keyword density is needed in order to produce benefits. But in fact, a high keyword density will actually harm your ranking and possibly get you flagged for spamming.

Will eBooks cause the extinction of libraries?
It’s no secret that the hardcopy sales of books have plummeted while the sales of eBooks continue to rise. Many companies have been hit hard by the wave of reading devices, and it looks like libraries may be next on the list. E-retailers are developing ways to allow users to lend books, which causes me to question, where does this leave libraries? With the demise of the Borders book stores, will libraries be next on the list once all of the kinks have been worked out for the lending of eBooks?




Wednesday, November 9, 2011

Targeting Your Customer


An essential aspect for your business's success involves correctly targeting your customer. When utilizing online marketing tools it's easy to ensure your targeting a relevant audience for your business. However, as simple as it is, it's equally as easy to target the incorrect audience, harming your business's success. There are many tools you can use to ensure you're targeting your customer correctly.
  1. Practice proper search engine optimization (SEO).-- Search engine optimization allows you to target the correct customer through search engines. By using keywords and phrases that are relevant to your business, you increase visibility to your business as potential customers and investors search for the related topic online. By ranking your business as high as possible on a search engine, you will beat your competition.
  2. Utilize link building with search engine marketing (SEM).-- If SEM is used with SEO, the benefits for your business increase dramatically. SEM involves increasing the internal and external traffic to and from your website. This is often done with linking building. It allows those who would benefit from your business to find your site easier as the URL to your website is found on relevant sites. Plus, it increases your ranking on a search engine's results page.
  3. Stay active on social networking sites.-- Social networking sites play a huge role in your business's success as these sites have become a valuable marketing tool. These sites, such as Facebook and Twitter, allow you to directly connect with the customers you're targeting.
Are you targeting your customers correctly? Contact Alyssa today to aid you with developing the correct audience for your business.

Monday, November 7, 2011

What Can Twitter Do for Your Business?


It seems like every time you turn around, someone is talking about Twitter. But, you're probably wondering what Twitter can do for your business? Plain and simple--great things! Twitter isn't just a social networking site. It's also a vital marketing tool that can help take your business's success to the next level.

What can Twitter do for your business?
Twitter allows you to reach a global audience. As a result, your marketing potential becomes almost limitless as you're able to directly target who will benefit from your business. Plus, investors and customers are ale to find your business with ease and connect with you on a more professional level; thus, increasing your success and profit potential.

Twitter is a simple tool that allows you to promote your business with a minimal amount of work. However, the more your Twitter account is maintained, the better the benefits become.

Interested in developing a Twitter account for your business? Contact Alyssa today for a FREE social marketing quote!