In Business Since 2001 We accept Paypal
Home for Writers for Publishers Article Directory Article Search
Guides
Article Marketing Secrets
20-Min Article Writing
Author Resource Box
35 Traffic Strategies
Kindle Uploads 101
Fantastic Fiction Decoded


Click Here to
see on Amazon


Site Navigation
Home

Writing Services
+ FAQ

FAQ

+ About Us
+ Blogs
Search Tools
+ Search Our Articles
Article Directory
+ Authors
+ Articles
Other Sites We Own
Writing Puzzle

Professional Book Marketing

Platt Publishing

Marketing Help


 
Article Teaser: Is Google PageRank (PR) the be-all, end-all of the internet marketing equation? I have wanted to discuss this topic for quite a long time. But, there is risk in discussing this topic. It is a lot like religion and politics. We are advised not to discuss religion or politics in mixed company, because people are willing to argue and sometimes kill, based solely on your disagreement with their religious or political beliefs. In a lot of ways, Google PR is a matter of religion to some internet marketers.

Keep reading below...

Creating Inbound Links Is About More Than Just PageRank

Copyright (c) 2006-2017

Is Google PageRank (PR) the be-all, end-all of the internet marketing equation?

I have wanted to discuss this topic for quite a long time. But, there is risk in discussing this topic. It is a lot like religion and politics. We are advised not to discuss religion or politics in mixed company, because people are willing to argue and sometimes kill, based solely on your disagreement with their religious or political beliefs.

In a lot of ways, Google PR is a matter of religion to some internet marketers. And for me to discuss this topic openly is tantamount to telling someone that his or her religion is false religion.

Many of my competitor's who read this article will run to their soapbox as soon as I am done, and they will pronounce to the heavens that I am an idiot.

I will let you be your own judge.


How I Draw My Conclusions

I own one website that has so far served more than 100,000 unique visitors in the first nine months of 2006. The same site has served well over one million page views, since the beginning of 2006. I often use the statistics from this website to measure trends in the marketplace, since the unique visitors and page views are of a substantial level.


The Importance of Google In The Internet Marketplace

Just because I am questioning the value of Google's PR in the grand scheme of things, it does not mean I am questioning the domination of Google in the marketplace.

The statistics on the previously mentioned website prove the dominance of Google against their competitors. Here is how my search engine referrals break down:

  • 37 Search Engines have sent me traffic.
  • 78.1% of visitors were sent from Google.
  • 18.4% came from Yahoo, Ask Jeeves/Ask, MSN
  • 1.5% arrived from AOL, Dogpile, Netscape, Earthlink, Altavista, Alexa.
  • 98.0% of all search engine referral traffic arrived from the Top Ten Referring Search Engines.

    So hands down, Google is the MOST important element for my search engine marketing.


    The Concept of Google PR

    Google has often said that their PR system is an integral part of their search algorithms.

    According to Google's own documentation, this is the definition of PR is as follows:

    "PageRank relies on the uniquely democratic nature of the web by using its vast link structure as an indicator of an individual page's value. In essence, Google interprets a link from page A to page B as a vote, by page A, for page B. But, Google looks at more than the sheer volume of votes, or links a page receives; it also analyzes the page that casts the vote. Votes cast by pages that are themselves 'important' weigh more heavily and help to make other pages 'important.' "

    Since PR utilizes a count of the number of links pointing to a website as a measure of PR value, professional internet marketers are very interested in acquiring large numbers of inbound links for their websites.

    PageRank values also allow you to decide whom you might want to do a link exchange (if you do such things).


    The Pros and Cons of Buying PR

    Professional internet marketers are also interested in getting links on pages with an already large PR.

    With Google's definition of PR, this makes sense.

    PROS:

  • When you buy links on pages that already have a significant PR, then you can gain that value with much less work involved.
  • You can bulk up your own PR in very short order.

    CONS:

  • Most sites that sell links on their high PR pages only do so on a monthly or quarterly basis, so this expense will be an ongoing for as long as you want to hold onto that value.
  • Depending on the PR of the page where the link is being sold, the cost can be very high. Many webmasters decide how much they will charge for advertising on their website, according to the PR assigned to their website.
  • The powers-that-be at Google warns us away from buying text links to increase our own PR. They warn us by example, pointing to the SearchKing devaluation in Google, as the result of SearchKing's paid linking scheme: http://news.com.com/Judge+dismisses+suit+against+Google/2100-1032_3-1011740.html
  • The Google power broker Matt Cutts stated matter-of-factly that we should not "participate in link schemes designed to increase (our) site's ranking or PR," as stated in the Google quality guidelines. He went on to say that Google "does consider buying text links for PR purposes to be outside our Google's quality guidelines." Read the full story in context here: http://www.mattcutts.com/blog/text-links-and-PR/

    If you continue reading the comments on Matt's blog about the text links and PR, take a moment to search out the comment on the subject from Dan Thies (http://www.seoresearchlabs.com/). Dan asked Matt at the end of his post to define the "algorithm for determining intent" of the person placing the link. Bravo Dan.


    Google Toolbar Role In PR Monitoring

    Just like any discussion of paid links and PR, people tend to get fired up.

    Just the other day, I read a different thread on Google PR. In that thread at http://forums.Site-Reference.com, someone said that the importance of the Google Toolbar was the visible PR that shows up in the toolbar.

    ( PR value is only exported to the Toolbar at regular intervals. According to the "Page Rank Update and Export List History" page, the PR information was last exported to the Google Toolbar on September 28, 2006: http://www.seocompany.ca/pagerank/page-rank-update-list.html )

    The poster I mentioned above had stated that the importance of the Google Toolbar was the visible PR that buyers use to observe the trust factor attached to a website. He said that when people view the PR, then they would be assured that the company from whom they are about to purchase from is a reputable company.

    I had to disagree.

    The only people who have the Google Toolbar installed in their machine are online marketers. Perhaps that is a wide paintbrush, but it is not very far from the truth.

    Because most people who use the Toolbar are online marketers, then they will be the only people for whom the little green PR bar has any meaning.


    The Real Importance of Google's PR

    How many times have you heard that the value your website holds with the Google PR system will make or break your website's ability to gain traffic from Google?

    How many of you actually believe that?

    Here is where I am going to get people excited.

    I launched a site with zero PR in the first week of September. Within four days, I had page one placement in Google. Let me repeat that for you. Within four days of a website's launch, I had a website with PR 0, no official backlinks according to Google, and page one search results in Google!

    This site was simply the fifth site that I was able to reach page one of Google search results within two weeks of site launch, with zero backlinks according to Google, and zero PR.

    So, let me ask you again how important the Google PR system is for guaranteeing the placement of your website on page one of Google's search results?

    You be the judge.


    Traffic Links Vs. PR Links

    Previously I mentioned my website that I use to measure trends in search engine marketing. Here is another interesting bit of data that I pulled from my website statistics for that domain:

  • 53% inbound traffic comes from search engines
  • 47% inbound traffic comes from links on third-party websites (not from search engines)
  • Both values exclude people who visited my site as a result of bookmarks for my site or clicks directly from an email

    If you break down the numbers even further, you will find the Google powerhouse is responsible for 41.4% of my gross inbound traffic from another website. And my website receives 47% of its traffic from websites that are not search engines.

    Wow! My website is getting considerably more traffic from links on websites that are not search engines, than what it is getting from Google! Interesting.

    Perhaps now you understand why I have always focused on getting permanent links on third-party websites that will send me traffic for years to come.


    How Many Links Are Traffic Links?

    This traffic arrived at my site from a total of 12,876 external webpages. If you ask the search engines how many links I have to my website on external pages, they will NOT show you a number of links anywhere near this number. In fact, MSN shows the largest number of inbound links to my website. And MSN only shows that I have 2,164 links pointing to my website. That is a number that is six times lower than the number of external webpages that actually send me human visitors!

    You would be surprised how many PR 0, 1 and 2 pages are actually sending me real traffic. Real traffic converts into real sales. And I am getting more traffic from these nowhere links, than what I am getting from the Holy Grail of Google.


    In Conclusion...

    Let me repeat the question that I opened this article with, "Is Google PageRank the be-all, end-all of internet marketing?"

    I offer a resounding, "No!"

    Is Google PageRank the Holy Grail of internet marketing?

    "No."

    Do you need to put your links on pages that have high PR?

    "No."

    I feel good that Google says that my PR is a Five. It makes me feel that I am gaining ground in the Google algorithms. And it boosts my human ego. But, for every keyword phrase that really matters to my business, I am already on page one of the search results, with a measly PR of 5, and no real backlinks to speak of according to the brilliance of the Google algorithms.


    About The Author: Shop Amazon - Top Gift Ideas
    You can become a better writer, with the right training. If you are looking to improve your writing skills or learn how to better market your writing projects, visit Bill Platt's website to see how he can help you: http://PlattPublishing.com/ If you are looking to buy or sell writing services, check out Bill's Freelance Writer Marketplace at: http://FreelanceWritersReview.com/

    Follow "The Phantom Writers" on Twitter (@phantomwriters)
    to be notified when new articles are made available.


    VOTE ON THIS ARTICLE
    Needs Work >> 0 - 1 - 2 - 3 - 4 - 5 << Excellent Article

    Tell our authors what you think about their article.



    Top-Level Category: Business Online Articles

    10 Most Recent Articles Written by Bill Platt

    Four Tips For Creating An Effective Authors' Resource Box
    Written by: Bill Platt | Distributed: 2013-08-27 | Word Count: 1669 | Page Views: 3702 | Votes: 8 | Rating: 2.38
    In article marketing, there are many factors that will affect your articles' ability to promote your website in the most effective manner. In this article, we will briefly discuss a couple those factors, before we dive into how to create an effective Authors' Resource Box, also known as the About The Author Information.

    Website Traffic Generation: Winning the Love of the Traffic Fairy
    Written by: Bill Platt | Distributed: 2013-08-24 | Word Count: 1149 | Page Views: 4195 | Votes: 6 | Rating: 1.83
    Some people still believe that all they have to do is build a website and customers will magically appear on their site... Once they have built their websites, they wait anxiously for the "Traffic Fairy" to come and sprinkle its magic dust on their website too, so that they can make lots of money like other success website owners.

    What Kind Of Backlinks Are Best At Helping Your Website In Google?
    Written by: Bill Platt | Distributed: 2013-08-21 | Word Count: 439 | Page Views: 5382 | Votes: 8 | Rating: 3.63
    I was in the Warrior Forum, and someone asked what kinds of Backlinks are worth pursuing. This is my answer to that query.

    Understanding the Mechanics of Effective Article Marketing and Article Syndication
    Written by: Bill Platt | Distributed: 2013-08-01 | Word Count: 1399 | Page Views: 2323 | Votes: 3 | Rating: 1.33
    Visit several marketing blogs or marketing forums, and you will find dozens of people proclaiming the death of article marketing as an effective marketing tool. Before we start agreeing with them, consider this...

    Top 10 Reasons Why Online Marketers Fail With Article Marketing
    Written by: Bill Platt | Distributed: 2013-07-31 | Word Count: 1025 | Page Views: 3500 | Votes: 6 | Rating: 2.67
    If you've been marketing products online for any length of time, you've likely heard people talk about the power and promise of article marketing for the promotion of your online business. Unfortunately, many online marketers have tried to utilize article marketing to benefit their online business and failed. In this article, I document the top ten reasons why people fail to find success with article marketing... And how to fix your article marketing campaigns...

    Article Marketing Tip: Stop Trying To Sell From Within Your Articles
    Written by: Bill Platt | Distributed: 2013-07-30 | Word Count: 1229 | Page Views: 2153 | Votes: 3 | Rating: 0.67
    The basic premise of article marketing is to present people information that will be important to them, then at the end of the article, present information "about the author" and offer to the reader a means to see how the author can help the reader further. When done well, article marketing continues to be one of the most effective methods of promotion that one could employ online.

    The Six Degrees of Internet Marketing
    Written by: Bill Platt | Distributed: 2013-07-30 | Word Count: 991 | Page Views: 4159 | Votes: 6 | Rating: 2.33
    The theory behind the Six Degrees of Separation is that all people on earth can be connected together in as little as six steps. Now, I know what you might be thinking at this juncture... That sounds fun and interesting, but what does that have to do with Internet Marketing? That is a great question that I am going to answer for you in this article...

    How To Increase Your Rates and Earnings As a Freelance Writer
    Written by: Bill Platt | Distributed: 2013-07-29 | Word Count: 1191 | Page Views: 2195 | Votes: 3 | Rating: 0.33
    Freelance writers fill a very important role in today's business marketplace. They create the on-demand, customized content that business owners everywhere need to push their businesses forward. In this article, the author explains what freelance writers should do to ensure that employers will pay them well for their services.

    The Death and Resurrection of Quality Content
    Written by: Bill Platt | Distributed: 2013-07-25 | Word Count: 769 | Page Views: 3536 | Votes: 5 | Rating: 1.60
    No matter where you go online, you are bound to find someone complaining about the quality of content available online. When we want to find information that answers our questions for us, the last thing we want to do is to land on a MFA (Made For Adsense) website with questionable content. And yet, many of the people who complain about this state of affairs also contribute to the problem...

    Successful Article Marketers Help Readers Solve Problems
    Written by: Bill Platt | Distributed: 2013-07-24 | Word Count: 816 | Page Views: 22030 | Votes: 26 | Rating: 3.04
    Every week, I have the opportunity to speak with people about the benefits and challenges of using article marketing to promote an online business. Article marketing is about getting your sales message in front of potential customers and to get links to your website. Many interpret this to mean that an article should directly promote a website within the article, but that approach is wrong and will reduce one's success using this methodology.

    All of Author's Articles on this site:

    Most Recent "Business Online" Articles

    Four Tips For Creating An Effective Authors' Resource Box
    Written by: Bill Platt | Distributed: 2013-08-27 | Word Count: 1669 | Page Views: 3702 | Votes: 8 | Rating: 2.38
    In article marketing, there are many factors that will affect your articles' ability to promote your website in the most effective manner. In this article, we will briefly discuss a couple those factors, before we dive into how to create an effective Authors' Resource Box, also known as the About The Author Information.

    Website Traffic Generation: Winning the Love of the Traffic Fairy
    Written by: Bill Platt | Distributed: 2013-08-24 | Word Count: 1149 | Page Views: 4195 | Votes: 6 | Rating: 1.83
    Some people still believe that all they have to do is build a website and customers will magically appear on their site... Once they have built their websites, they wait anxiously for the "Traffic Fairy" to come and sprinkle its magic dust on their website too, so that they can make lots of money like other success website owners.

    What Kind Of Backlinks Are Best At Helping Your Website In Google?
    Written by: Bill Platt | Distributed: 2013-08-21 | Word Count: 439 | Page Views: 5382 | Votes: 8 | Rating: 3.63
    I was in the Warrior Forum, and someone asked what kinds of Backlinks are worth pursuing. This is my answer to that query.

    Understanding the Mechanics of Effective Article Marketing and Article Syndication
    Written by: Bill Platt | Distributed: 2013-08-01 | Word Count: 1399 | Page Views: 2323 | Votes: 3 | Rating: 1.33
    Visit several marketing blogs or marketing forums, and you will find dozens of people proclaiming the death of article marketing as an effective marketing tool. Before we start agreeing with them, consider this...

    Top 10 Reasons Why Online Marketers Fail With Article Marketing
    Written by: Bill Platt | Distributed: 2013-07-31 | Word Count: 1025 | Page Views: 3500 | Votes: 6 | Rating: 2.67
    If you've been marketing products online for any length of time, you've likely heard people talk about the power and promise of article marketing for the promotion of your online business. Unfortunately, many online marketers have tried to utilize article marketing to benefit their online business and failed. In this article, I document the top ten reasons why people fail to find success with article marketing... And how to fix your article marketing campaigns...

    Article Marketing Tip: Stop Trying To Sell From Within Your Articles
    Written by: Bill Platt | Distributed: 2013-07-30 | Word Count: 1229 | Page Views: 2153 | Votes: 3 | Rating: 0.67
    The basic premise of article marketing is to present people information that will be important to them, then at the end of the article, present information "about the author" and offer to the reader a means to see how the author can help the reader further. When done well, article marketing continues to be one of the most effective methods of promotion that one could employ online.

    The Six Degrees of Internet Marketing
    Written by: Bill Platt | Distributed: 2013-07-30 | Word Count: 991 | Page Views: 4159 | Votes: 6 | Rating: 2.33
    The theory behind the Six Degrees of Separation is that all people on earth can be connected together in as little as six steps. Now, I know what you might be thinking at this juncture... That sounds fun and interesting, but what does that have to do with Internet Marketing? That is a great question that I am going to answer for you in this article...

    How To Win More Eyeballs for Your Offers and Websites
    Written by: Bruce Lansing | Distributed: 2013-07-29 | Word Count: 1373 | Page Views: 1966 | Votes: 3 | Rating: 0.33
    Most people using search engines on the Internet are looking for answers to questions and solutions to problems. If you can give people what the answers they want, you will be able to position your business as one worth hiring today or tomorrow.

    How To Increase Your Rates and Earnings As a Freelance Writer
    Written by: Bill Platt | Distributed: 2013-07-29 | Word Count: 1191 | Page Views: 2195 | Votes: 3 | Rating: 0.33
    Freelance writers fill a very important role in today's business marketplace. They create the on-demand, customized content that business owners everywhere need to push their businesses forward. In this article, the author explains what freelance writers should do to ensure that employers will pay them well for their services.

    Promoting Your Business With Content:: Defining Your Writing Strategy
    Written by: Bruce Lansing | Distributed: 2013-07-25 | Word Count: 677 | Page Views: 1888 | Votes: 3 | Rating: 2.00
    Many people suggest that you should write articles on the basis of the benefits that people will get from reading your articles. I'd like to suggest that there is a better reason, and that is to write your articles on the basis of what problem people will be able to solve, as a result of reading your articles.

    Most Viewed "Business Online" Articles

    Attracting Readers to your Book
    Written by: Alastair Hall | Distributed: 2006-05-18 | Word Count: 708 | Page Views: 44693 | Votes: 9 | Rating: 2.11
    One of the common and obvious ways to market a self-published book is having your own website. The harder part is how to attract your target audience and then convert the sale.

    How To Make Visitors Bookmark Your Site
    Written by: Cheryl Miller | Distributed: 2006-10-10 | Word Count: 536 | Page Views: 37222 | Votes: 13 | Rating: 2.38
    When visitors bookmark your site it is a sign that you have built a great website and are pleasing them. Visitors think highly enough of your site to want to return and possibly tell others about it. You are not only increasing traffic from your existing clientele you are encouraging new traffic by means of viral marketing.

    Treat Online 'Guests' With Respect
    Written by: Rick Sloboda | Distributed: 2007-07-27 | Word Count: 472 | Page Views: 28690 | Votes: 25 | Rating: 3.76
    Does your website show your customers lack of respect? Review the following checklist to find out.

    How I Got 70,000 Useless Visitors To My Site In One Day! (One Internet Marketer's Analysis of Social Bookmark Traffic)
    Written by: Titus Hoskins | Distributed: 2007-11-06 | Word Count: 1545 | Page Views: 25901 | Votes: 8 | Rating: 2.13
    Is social bookmark traffic useless? Is it even worth cultivating for your site? Can it be used from an online marketing perspective? Read to discover one Internet Marketer's analysis of social bookmark/media traffic...

    Successful Article Marketers Help Readers Solve Problems
    Written by: Bill Platt | Distributed: 2013-07-24 | Word Count: 816 | Page Views: 22030 | Votes: 26 | Rating: 3.04
    Every week, I have the opportunity to speak with people about the benefits and challenges of using article marketing to promote an online business. Article marketing is about getting your sales message in front of potential customers and to get links to your website. Many interpret this to mean that an article should directly promote a website within the article, but that approach is wrong and will reduce one's success using this methodology.

    Tips For Building Your First Website
    Written by: Benny Tsabba | Distributed: 2007-05-30 | Word Count: 1511 | Page Views: 17982 | Votes: 10 | Rating: 2.30
    New people are coming online everyday. And many of those people desire to turn their spare time into spare cash. So begins their journey.

    The Importance Of Effective Follow-up
    Written by: Kate Smalley | Distributed: 2007-01-15 | Word Count: 493 | Page Views: 12336 | Votes: 10 | Rating: 3.20
    Marketing experts say that following up with clients is crucial to successful selling because most prospects do not buy the first time, according to Aweber, a leading autoresponder company. People must encounter a marketing message multiple times before making a purchasing decision.

    Today's Google Bots and What They Do
    Written by: Kim Roach | Distributed: 2006-08-02 | Word Count: 1061 | Page Views: 12265 | Votes: 8 | Rating: 3.25
    Google currently indexes over 8 billion web pages. However, before these pages were placed in the index, they were each crawled by a special spider known as the GoogleBot. Unfortunately, many web masters do not know about the internal workings of this virtual robot. This article will attempt to reveal some of the most important Google spiders, their function, and how they affect you as a web master. We'll start with the well-known GoogleBot.

    Successful Forum JVs and How To Get Them
    Written by: Diana Barnum | Distributed: 2006-06-15 | Word Count: 648 | Page Views: 8949 | Votes: 11 | Rating: 2.18
    The forming of common alliances, also referred to as a joint venture (JV), happens nearly every day in the business world. One of the most popular means of linking people up online of so that they can work together on their projects is via forums, where people of all levels of business and expertise post in common threads.

    Changing Your Company Name: The Good, The Bad and The Unnecessary
    Written by: Marcia Yudkin | Distributed: 2009-07-16 | Word Count: 520 | Page Views: 8814 | Votes: 22 | Rating: 1.91
    Wondering whether or not to change your company name? Several reasons for doing this are legitimate. Other reasons should make you stop and reconsider.

    Highest Ranked "Business Online" Articles

    How to Keep Your Article Content Fresh and Interesting
    Written by: Craig Ritsema | Distributed: 2006-08-29 | Word Count: 699 | Page Views: 3678 | Votes: 17 | Rating: 4.18
    Webmasters everywhere are constantly on the lookout for fresh and interesting content for their website. Along with these content qualities is the requirement that it be unique. Everyone wants their website to stand out above the others in the search engine results. So what is the trick for you to keep a steady supply of this quality content coming your way?

    Is Your Business 'Out Of Site'? Employ The Ultimate Marketing Tool
    Written by: Rick Sloboda | Distributed: 2007-01-09 | Word Count: 445 | Page Views: 3747 | Votes: 19 | Rating: 4.16
    With the rapid expansion of the digital economy, the web site is conceivably the most powerful marketing and sales tool you can employ. Find out what a web site can do for you.

    How To Use Your Race To Get Rich
    Written by: Herbert Harris | Distributed: 2009-07-07 | Word Count: 1407 | Page Views: 4377 | Votes: 40 | Rating: 4.05
    Amid recent news reports that there continues to be an ongoing and substantial gap between the net worth of Whites and other racial groups, it is easy to be distracted and overwhelmed by the raw data. However, I am immediately reminded of a quote offered by an economic expert from the past... "There are lies, damned lies, and statistics!"

    Secrets of Domain Parking - An Innovative and Easier Way to Make Money
    Written by: John Khu | Distributed: 2009-02-27 | Word Count: 484 | Page Views: 3757 | Votes: 7 | Rating: 4.00
    Using a good domain parking services to monetize expired domain names seems to be a neglected aspect with a number of domain names traders. Domain parking is also an unfamiliar concept to many inexperienced domain name traders. Read this article to better understand domain parking and how it can be of benefit to you.

    The Most Important Ingredient for Info Product Success (is You)
    Written by: Judy Murdoch | Distributed: 2008-04-15 | Word Count: 981 | Page Views: 3902 | Votes: 13 | Rating: 3.92
    Last week I was attending a conference and mentioned to someone I help small business owners create information products. The other person was very friendly until I said "information products." Then the temperature in the room dropped about 10-degrees

    How To Build A Website That Will Rank Well In The Search Engines?
    Written by: Fred Schebesta | Distributed: 2007-04-23 | Word Count: 1064 | Page Views: 6914 | Votes: 9 | Rating: 3.89
    Redeveloping your website can be a real challenge when you assume your web designers and developers understand search engine marketing. Unfortunately this is not usually the case. Most designers are great at making pretty pictures and developers are great at making great technology. But pretty pictures and great technology don't necessarily give you great search engine results.

    How to Prosper Beyond Virtual Real Estate
    Written by: Kamau Austin | Distributed: 2006-10-17 | Word Count: 1263 | Page Views: 4423 | Votes: 7 | Rating: 3.86
    We explore virtual real estate (VRE) sites as sites primarily embedded with Google Adsense(tm) or Yahoo Publisher's Network (YPN) ads.

    Why I'm A 'B-Level Marketer!'
    Written by: Willie Crawford | Distributed: 2007-07-16 | Word Count: 917 | Page Views: 4304 | Votes: 24 | Rating: 3.83
    At a recent Internet marketing seminar, I was sitting around the hotel lobby with approximately 20 other seminar attendees and speakers. The seminar's host was in attendance, and the conversation covered a range of internet marketing topics with extreme frankness. Our proximity to the hotel bar certainly contributed to our 'conviviality.'

    The Role of Hunger in Your Business
    Written by: Mark Silver | Distributed: 2009-01-21 | Word Count: 1016 | Page Views: 1846 | Votes: 5 | Rating: 3.80
    Hunger and fear are good for your business. Not abject hunger and despairing panic, mind you. That's too much. But a little touch of hunger and fear is very useful. I know there are many people out there who would prefer that not to be the case. And I'm one of them. I wish inspiration and love were big enough motivators for action. But for us humans who aren't yet enlightened, they don't seem to work so well.

    The Importance Of Creating Resistance In Your Copy
    Written by: Bill Platt | Distributed: 2009-09-10 | Word Count: 2009 | Page Views: 2453 | Votes: 5 | Rating: 3.80
    "Creating Resistance in Your Copy" is an idea that is alien to most online marketers. After all, online marketers want to believe that everyone should buy their products and services, because the more people buying what is being sold, the more money the marketer will inevitably earn.












    Download an eBook today
  •  
    Directory Navigation
    Locate By Author

    Locate By Category:
    ALL Categories
    Arts & Crafts
    Arts & Entertainment
    Automotive
    Business - Offline
    Business - Online
    Career
    Computers
    Education
    Family
    Finance
    Food & Drink
    Health & Wellness
    Home & Garden
    Humor
    Internet
    Nature & Pets
    Real Estate
    Religion
    Self Improvement
    Shopping
    Society
    Sports & Recreation
    Technology
    Travel & Leisure
    Uncategorized
    World Events
    Writing & Speaking

    Change Number of Results:
    50 - 100 - 200 - 500
    Article Reprint Rights
    Creative Commons License

    This work is
    licensed under a
    Creative Commons
    License


    You are not required to show the creative commons license notice when you reprint this work.
    Article Publishing Tools
    Print Article
    Email-to-Blog
    HTML Source Code
    Text Newsletter Format
    Link Back HTML

    Blog Publishing Tools

    Internal ID: #3689
    Article Statistics
    Word Count: 1724

    Total Views: 3887

    Article Rating: 3.29 of 5
    Votes Cast: 21

    More Articles By Author:




    Article Title Search:

    Widow Search
    Right Blinker
    Google
    Yahoo!
    Zuula
    Bing
    Cuil

    Last Distribution Date:
    2008-08-19 10:12:00






    All Articles are Copyright © 2001-2017 of the Defined Authors.

    All other material and images on this site are:
    Copyright © 2001-2017, ThePhantomWriters.com