Dedicated Server Benefits

Feb, 12, 2013 | Business Websites, Web Hosting | 0 Comments

Any website getting over 10,000 hits a day may be ready for a dedicated server. Though shared plans can be effective for smaller websites, their disadvantages start to reveal themselves once traffic picks up. While you’re saving money, you’re also sharing precious bandwidth. This translates to slowdowns, failures, and a host of other problems your visitors will experience when trying to use your site. The benefits of moving to a dedicated server are numerous. Reliability One of the biggest advantages to moving to a dedicated server is the increased reliability it affords. At last, you’ll be left to worry only…



What Is A Bounce Rate

Whether you’re running a small business, writing a blog or using a promotional website, one essential metric you need to monitor in order to measure your website’s success is its bounce rate. Unlike other web analysis tools that may or may not be very useful for different types of websites, the bounce rate can be useful for everyone. It gives you a snapshot of how “sticky” your website is – how much you are engaging your visitors. In other words, it tells you whether your content is relevant or whether it stinks. What is Bounce Rate? Web analytic services like…



Pay Per Click Advertising

Of the many elements of online marketing, pay per click (PPC) advertising is one of the quickest and most straightforward ways of getting traffic to your website. With PPC advertising, you can also enjoy having complete control over the advertising costs. You’ve probably already heard of Google AdWords. Although there are other companies which provide PPC advertising, this is by far the most common one. AdWords and other PPC programs work by placing advertisements on sites which have AdSense installed on them. Hundreds of millions of webpages have AdSense installed, since it provides a small stream of income to the…



8 SEO Tips That Will Skyrocket Your Websites Online Exposure

Getting your website noticed online can be a difficult proposition. Beyond choosing a catchy domain name, what tools are at your disposal to increase your online exposure? One of the best tools available for this purpose is SEO — search engine optimization. This process works by creating web content that contains a certain number of keywords. When you’re content is properly saturated with these keywords, the chances of your website popping up in relevant search results is greatly increased. Here are eight SEO tips that will boost your websites online exposure: 1. Keyword Selection Keyword selection is the most important…



What is the Difference Between Hits, Visits, Unique Visitors & Page Impressions

Sep, 11, 2009 | Webmaster | 4 Comments
What is the Difference Between Hits, Visits, Unique Visitors & Page Impressions

Old school hit counters on websites just don’t mean a thing when it comes to understanding how many people are actually visiting. Surprised? Well, you should be! Website statistics say a lot about your web activity, popularity and success, but if you can’t read the numbers properly, you might find yourself greatly misinformed. Hits Often, people think that the term “hits” refers to the number of individuals that are visiting a website. This is NOT true. “Hits” actually refers to the number of files that a website has to request. And, a file can be anything from an image to…



Lowering Your Site’s Bounce Rate

May, 18, 2009 | Webmaster | 2 Comments

You may have plenty of great information on your website, but if people are not sticking around to read it, then what use is it really? Think about how many times you do a Google search and find yourself clicking around multiple websites until you find one that draws your attention further… and keeps you reading on. Make sure your website is the one that web users want to click through by lowering your bounce rate. As mentioned in the previous article on using Google Analytics for traffic analysis, bounce rate is the rate at which visitors to your site…



Traffic Analysis with Google Analytics

May, 06, 2009 | Webmaster | 0 Comments

Wondering where your site visitors are coming from? Are they sticking around long enough to read the new content you just added? What keywords are being searched to find your site in the first place? If you find yourself asking any of these questions, then an easy way to have them all answered is to sign up for Google Analytics. What is Google Analytics? Google Analytics is an online tool that helps to track website statistics including the following: Visits, Page Views, Bounce Rates, Length of Visit, Keywords Searched, Countries, and more. How do I sign up for Google Analytics?…



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