If you haven’t heard of the “long tail”, the phrase was made famous by a book written by Chris Anderson with the same name. It refers to the statistical graph where the line is skewed to the right without ever reaching zero on the horizontal scale. Essentially, it’s an infinite line.
In Anderson’s book, he explains how the Internet is circumventing every aspect of consumer choice. Before the Internet, consumers didn’t have much choice. We simply took what the media and retailers presented and gave up on our own “custom” desires.
After I read the book, I thought about how the long tail applies to effective search engine rankings and placements.
Below I describe how anyone with a website can make use of the long tail.
Mobile traffic is past its tipping point with roughly 52 percent of web traffic currently deriving from smartphones versus desktops – and counting. People are accessing sites and services with the expectation they will not only have the same functionality they would on desktops, but more and that sites will also use the functionality native to their devices.
Affiliate Marketing In A Nutshell
Affiliate marketing is the single fastest growth industry on the Internet. It’s also true that affiliate marketing is one of the fastest and most creative ways to make money and have a career on the Internet.
Affiliate marketing is something that many webmasters know how to do. They know what it is about, and what it takes to be successful. However, if you are new to the webmaster world, you may just be wondering how you can get into affiliate marketing and making an income on the side for yourself. Doing so is not that complicated, and we have created this guide to get you started.
First of all, lets cover just exactly what affiliate marketing is. Affiliate marketing is when you sell or get leads for someone else’s service or product. You are going to find that there are so many people that do this. When a company needs some help making sales, and they allow people to sign up as affiliates, they are willing to pay a commission or a flat rate per lead or sale. Depending on the company, this percentage or flat rate will vary.
Here are 70 tips to keep you on track to achieve your dreams despite setbacks, failures,
distractions or mistakes.
Whether you think you can or think you can’t, you’re right.
– Henry Ford
1. Worst Case Scenario – At the start of the day, think about the absolute worst thing that could happen. How likely is it that things would get so bad? Probably not very. Remind our self that even if they worst occurs, you have what it takes to overcome any situation, no matter how terrible.
YouTube Live broadcasts used to be exclusively used by news reporters, live sports broadcasts and pop music stars. Now it’s established into our culture. Today, Live Streams are used by all kinds of different professional groups, businesses and Internet marketers to reach more people online.
In our series “Working from Home”, there are many aspects to a home based business and one important one is making your business portable.
Being based at home, and dealing with clients who may be around the corner, across town or in another city, means travel. But most home based businesses don’t have a support staff, thus you need to make your business portable.