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Archive for the 'Internet Marketing' Category

Great Link Building Strategies For New Web Sites

Wednesday, September 6th, 2006

Are you launching a brand new web site and are looking for some way to build links? has a great post called “10 Remarkably Effective Strategies for Driving Traffic”.

Does Every Business Need A Website?

Tuesday, August 8th, 2006

The short answer is no, not every business needs a website. However, the large majority of small and medium sized enterprises can benefit greatly by having a website. The website could be for e-commerce (selling product or service online) but it can just be used for marketing purposes.

Online Advertising Is Increasing

Thursday, July 27th, 2006

The Interactive Advertising Bureau of Canada reported: “Canadian Internet Advertising Revenues reached a new high.” The 2005 numbers are 54% higher then 2004.

2006 Online Sales Projections

Friday, May 26th, 2006

Online sales (ecommerce) projections for 2006 are predicted at $211.4 billion vs. 2005 $176.4 billion. Study (2006). “Online Sales to Surpass $200 Billion This Year, According to Study “. Retrieved May 23, 2006, the press release discuses the increasing trend in online sale. The study explains the breakdown ecommerce sales by general category and discuses how consumers buying process when making a purchases.

Student Connections Drop-in Day

Tuesday, May 2nd, 2006

University of Alberta Student Connections will be hosting two free drop-in sessions on Wednesday and Friday of this week.

The schedule for this monthly event is as follows:

Wednesday May 3rd
1PM - Using and Configuring E-mail
2PM - Search Engine Optimization
3PM - Information Security

Using the “Trackback” Feature to Build Traffic to Your Business Blog

Friday, April 21st, 2006

Trackback links notify you when one of your blog posts have been referred to or quoted by another blog. Generally, when another blog references your post and includes a trackback link, a comment will be displayed in the comment section of your post.

Do It Yourself Web Design

Monday, April 10th, 2006

There are three ways to create a website:

  1. build it yourself html or software,
  2. build it yourself using a template (downloadable or web version)
  3. hiring a professional to created a site

Are You doing Regular Web Site Maintenance?

Thursday, April 6th, 2006

Are you performing regular maintenance to your business web site? If you are not then reconsider as maintenance to a web site is extremely important, especially for a small and medium sized business.

The Domain Name You Want is Already Taken

Wednesday, March 29th, 2006

What if after hours of thinking of a great domain name you do a search to find out that it is already taken.

Public Wireless Internet Access

Tuesday, March 28th, 2006

The E-Future Centre’s blog has profiled some American cities wi-fi projects. There is an article published by the Edmonton Journal that discuses Edmonton’s current situation and possible future strategies.