If you run a website, you gotta have Website Magazine. It’s free – if you qualify – and all you have to do to qualify is own a website. It only comes 4 times a year, so it’s not intrusive, but it’s such a great magazine, you’ll wish it came more often.
Here’s just a quick summary of some of my favorite stories in the latest issue –
Should Comparison Shopping Engines be Part of Your PPC Mix? Listing your products with CSEs (like PriceGrabber, Shopping.com, Nextag) can be a very good thing. People who click on your products are looking for a very specific item and are usually looking to buy. Much more targeted than PPC (pay per click).
Understanding Consumer Behavior with Web Analytics Do you know where your customers are coming from? What they are looking for? Do you know if your PPC campaigns are converting to sales? Web Analytics can tell you this and more. And these days Web Analytics are available to even the tiniest company at a price they can afford – free.
Top 50 SEO Firms and Resources Software providers, services, and companies that can help you dominate the SERPs (search engine results pages).
Google Page Rank – Sculpting for SEO Profits To follow or rel=nofollow. Don’t bleed your page rank away.
Six Degrees of Social Computing – Creating Relationships on the Web When it comes to Web 2.0, it’s all about relationships. As a web professional, you want to attract visitors to your site AND encourage them to return again and again. Here’s how to do it.
Top Secret E-Commerce Tactics I can’t tell you about this, it’s top secret.
Get Your Website Included in Google News Google News is one of the top five most visited news portals on the web. IF YOU HAVE A NEWS SITE, this article tells you just what you need to do to get listed.
Some of the other stories:
- Tax Havens for Online Businesses
- Developing Effective Affiliate Policies
- Online Video Fundamentals for E-Commerce
- A Startup’s Guide to Generating Online Ad Revenue
- 5 Effective Wiki Uses
And there are even more. Even the ads in this mag are interesting! I subscribe to a lot of industry mags, and this is definitely one of my favorites.
To get it, you have to fill out a form with your name, address, phone, etc, and answer approximately 10 questions about your organization. LIke “what’s your primary position”, “how long have you been in the internet field”, easy questions like that. No credit card numbers, social security numbers, nothing like that.
A free magazine offering practical advice and helpful tools from industry experts to help any website achieve Internet success.
TO QUALIFY FOR A FREE SUBSCRIPTION, YOU (or your company) MUST HAVE AN ACTIVE WEB SITE.
Until now, there has not been a magazine that caters exclusively to the business of running a website. Website Magazine has tapped premier talent in the Internet industry for our content and each and every issue will contain practical advice and insights for website owners. Get it here.
And then come back and tell us what you think of it!