Planning Your Website – 7 Tips for an Awesome Site

planning your websiteYou might be tempted to jump in and start creating your website without any planning.

But let me say from experience that planning your website will more than make up for the time and aggravation you’ll have if you don’t plan, especially if your intentions are to make money with your website.

I didn’t plan my websites at first either.  I just wanted to start creating and get my site ‘on the air‘ assuming everything would fall together on its own.

That’s exactly when you’ll look back and say “Why didn’t I plan?” [Read more...]

Choosing Your Website Color Palette

website color paletteExperts believe your website colors can affect how your visitors perceive your website.  It’s not likely that the colors you choose will make or break the success of your site, but certain colors could possibly sway a visitors buying mood.

So when you’re planning your website, consider choosing website colors that   fit the mood and flavor of  your site’s topic.

For example, here’s a quick run down of how color relates to mood, topics and emotions.

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The Easiest Way to Make Money with a Website

make money with a websiteFrom my experience, the easiest way to make money with a website is through advertising. It’s how I can take a targeted niche website and turn it into making several hundred dollars a month.

I currently do that with a few of my niche sites and I don’t even promote them, I also don’t get a ton of traffic to the sites either.

Now a few hundred dollars a month doesn’t sound like much, but use this strategy to create several websites and that’s a significant chunk of change every month ;-)

But before you take off and run with that, there are a few things that will make a difference in the amount of money you make with an advertising site. [Read more...]

The Steps To Creating Your Online Business Website

Thinking about starting an online business?

Awesome!  Now let’s think about creating your online business website.  Your website will the window to your online presence so it’s important that you review the steps and implement them carefully.

To help you get started, I’ve outlined the steps to creating your online business website below.

If you have questions, just ask in the comments box below.   Let’s get started… [Read more...]

Best Alternative to Dreamweaver? You Bet!

 best alternative to dreamweaver I no longer use Dreamweaver, today I use Xsitepro instead and still consider it the best alternative to Dreamweaver.

Here’s why I say that, or you can simply check out my latest Xsitepro Review

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Are Keyword Domain Names Really Better?

keyword domain nameChoosing a keyword domain name is certainly a sound, logical choice when it comes to helping with search engine ranking but is it really better? [Read more...]

The New XsitePro 2.5 Free Webinar

If you haven’t got your website created yet, this may be your best opportunity.

Paul Smithson of  Xsitepro is holding a free webinar tomorrow, Thursday Feb.24 for the new 2.5 version of  Xsitepro. [Read more...]

What Makes an Effective Website? 10 Easy Things To Implement

what make an effective websiteIf you asked ten people what makes an effective website, you’d get ten different answers.

But here’s the thing.

If you’re going to have an effective website, one that attracts and keeps visitors interested, you need to know the goals for your site and if you’re meeting those goals.

Secondly, if your site’s performance is poor, maybe it’s time to take a look at how your visitors see your website and if they’re finding what they need.

Secondly, if you’re trying to create an effective website, these are the top 10 things that will make the most difference.

They’re not hard to implement, but they will help you find and meet your goals and meet the expectations of your viewers, very important!