In the post-penguin web world, it’s no longer sufficient to create a business website and expect it to work. SEO is dependent on a variety of key factors, such as keyword optimization, great content and the more recent one, right connections via social media. If your business is new to the online world, you might wonder, ‘how on Earth can social media influence my website’s SEO?’ But in reality, your SEO and social media have deeper connections than you can imagine.
Making a living from a successful website is a dream that is shared by many. In a lot of ways it’s the ideal situation, meaning that you get to make a lot of money passively while you sleep and that you get to write about topics you’re passionate about when you actually do work. This is a dream shared by many indeed, but it’s one that’s realised by only a fortunate few. Sadly for many people web success remains just that – a far-off dream that they never get to live. If you’re like most other people with a website then you’ll probably find it’s not taking off quite the way you hoped it would. It’s alive sure, but it’s just not thriving yet. So what can you do about this? Let’s take a look at why your website might not have taken the web by storm just yet.
When you design a new website it’s important to make sure you have all the essential things there. If they are not it’s only going to hurt you because some things are too important to leave out. We can look at some of them right now and you will know what to do when the time comes to build your site, or if you have already built it and don’t have any of them at the moment you can change it before you waste even more time. Once you’ve made the changes your results are sure to improve.Read more…
Have you been searching for a job far longer than your bank balance is comfortable? You”ve submitted a top notch resume showing you at your best numerous times but you find you still haven’t reached the interview stage? It may be surprising to discover that this failure could be because of what is, essentially, a robot going through the applications and discarding anything that doesn”t ‘fit’.
Things that make us procrastinate
We all love to procrastinate and the Internet is the perfect tool for helping us to do it. I have lost count of the number of hours I spend mindlessly surfing the web when I should be writing or doing some research. Doing my accounts or writing proposals are two of the things that drive me very rapidly to procrastination, and when I was still a student it was almost guaranteed that you would find me clicking away at an online game or looking at DVDs on ebay if I had an essay deadline looming. Job-hunting too had me reaching for the mouse. If I was supposed to be filling in an online resume, sending emails to prospective employers or even just researching opportunities for local volunteering, London based internships or funding opportunities I would suddenly find that myself on Facebook with no recollection of how I got there.
Did you know that even if your website has been up and running for years, it can be shut down because it does not abide by legal rules? Don’t risk losing your website over some legal difficulties. Even if your site was perfectly legal a decade ago, be aware that copyright and legal laws are always changing. Read the points below to see if your website – young or old – will pass the legal audit.
These days, there is no guarantee that you’re going to settle into the career of your dreams right after college. As a matter of fact, even many of the most qualified job applicants are turned away due to overwhelming competition. Job hunting in today’s market requires that you go above and beyond when it comes to standing out from the crowd, and the best way to do that is to develop your personal brand. Need some guidance? Here is what you need to know about how to create a personal brand when job hunting:
Most corporations maintain blogs, and doing so is beneficial in many different ways. Blogging, however, isn’t necessarily a company’s area of expertise. For corporations, it’s very important that they create a clear plan for blogging – what they want to achieve, how they’ll achieve it, etc. No matter what, there are some things that management should always keep in mind.
For the past two summers, Toyota has embarked on their “100 Cars for Good” campaign, a program that gives brand-new Toyota vehicles to 100 deserving nonprofit organizations.Read more…