Website Promotion

Social proof and why it matters to every website lothario.

June 14, 20092 Comments

“Social proof is the is a psychological phenomenon that occurs in ambiguous social situations when people are unable to determine the appropriate mode of behavior. Making the assumption that surrounding people possess more knowledge about the situation, they will deem the behavior of others as appropriate or better informed. ” – Wikipedia article. In the […]

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A newbie guide to getting more website traffic.

May 14, 20093 Comments

Here’s the advice I would give to anyone looking for more traffic to their site. This is a follow on post from my earlier post on tips for building traffic – and covers a few things I didn’t get a chance to squeeze in. Search referral is the source of the majority of traffic. Or […]

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Piggy backing off authority sites to maximise traffic

May 7, 200911 Comments

If you’ve been writing content online for any length of time, you’ll recognise that the SERP’s tend to be more competitive in certain areas than others. In order to gain traction, you’ll have to come up with something that brings visitors in through the backdoor. This is where the technique of piggy-backing comes in. Piggybacking […]

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The psychology of the backlink.

May 5, 20093 Comments

Why do people link? If you can work out the answer to that question, you are well on your way to website success. I’ve my own thoughts on the different types of content that work online, and why they work. People link to web content for a variety of reasons,  but for any webmaster backlinks […]

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35+ websites to gain serious design related traffic

April 14, 200932 Comments

The first thing that I do when I’m promoting a particularly good piece of content is to scope out the websites within the design community that allow user submitted content. There are a couple of larger sites / blogs with good content that allow this – a simple tagline with a link that can direct […]

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Thinking of popping your blogging cherry?

April 7, 20093 Comments

Things I’ve learnt about blogging in my first 18 months, and guidelines on what its worth considering when starting out a new blog.

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How to push through a traffic rut.

March 25, 20090 Comments

Ever get stuck with a website development and not sure on what direction to take it? This post might just help you evaluate things and push through a traffic rut.

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12 useful tips on how to promote a website.

March 22, 200911 Comments

There are a variety of ways to get traffic to a blog. I thought it’s only fair to touch on all the ways that I currently know of to get traffic, and how to promote a website. Design Think that design doesn’t matter to your website? Wrong. There are millions of other sites out there […]

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5 steps to futureproof your website traffic.

February 2, 20090 Comments

If you are building an audience for either business or e-commerce purposes, it’s time to start storing the nuts for winter. No matter how switched on you are you’ll never really know what is around the corner for the web, or indeed for “external factors” that may have an impact on the number of visitors […]

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Content creation is only half the story.

January 13, 20094 Comments

I’ve seen a few people recently who have been  blogging / video blogging about site promotion. Most of them fail to hit the nail firmly on the head. Whilst creating content on your site is important, its definitely not the only thing.

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