How to Register a Domain Name with GoDaddy

If you did you’re research, you’re probably going about how to register your domain name for your Internet business right now. Don’t sweat it, my good friend, I got your back.

Why should it be YOU?

I know that some of you may not have the time to get your own domain name. So what you do is hire some web developer to do it all for you. See, here’s the thing: You can’t really tell how long a web developer can stay with you. By that, I meant there’s a slight chance he quits or go some place else.

If you asked him to register a domain name for you, he takes it with him wherever he goes. It would also be such a drag to transfer domain names and you might just end up purchasing a new one instead. This is why it’s important that YOU be the person to register your domain name for you.

In this article, I’ll talk about how you can correctly go about it – from GoDaddy, specifically.

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WordPress Site Checklist

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Folks, I’d like to be honest with you about something: You could have one of the most aesthetically enchanting website in all of the World Wide Web but if it doesn’t serve its purpose, it’s pretty much useless.

In this article, I’ll talk about how you can bring out the potential your website has in terms of attracting site visitors. I’ll also talk about making their experience of your site a memorable one so much so that converting them into loyal followers and customers is much easier.

Let’s get it on:

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6 Essential Elements of An Opt-In Form

An opt-in form is that precious aspect of your landing page that allows you to build your email list. If you’ve been following my blog long enough or if you’re into Internet marketing, you’ll know well that creating and nurturing your list is what helps you keep your Internet business alive.

What dictates your list success? Why, the opt-in form, of course! Besides the content you bring, if your opt-in form isn’t stellar, you might lose your chances of getting them into your list. In this article, I’ll talk about the 6 elements that your opt-in form needs to succeed and how you should make each count.

Check it out:

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Why WordPress?

You might be asking why out of all the available content management systems out there, I’d recommend WordPress. Well, truth be told, WordPress was intended to only be a blogging platform. But thanks to the changing times and minds of the WordPress community, that changed and it can virtually be anything its users want it to be.

Think of WordPress as the Internet businessman’s utility belt in that it potentially has everything you need. In this article, I’ll tell you why you should choose WordPress over the others. Check this out:

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7 Things to DO Before Hiring a Web Developer

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When you build your dream home, you need to spend an amount of time coming up with a blueprint. It’s pretty much the same thing when you’re putting up a website– it takes a lot of careful thought and planning.

In web development, misunderstandings and unwanted experiences occur because of lack of planning. This is applicable both in the part of the business man and the web developer. It sucks but it happens. And when it does, it often leaves a bad taste in your mouth and, at worst, puts your business on hold until you find that perfect web developer.

In this article, I’ll let you in on the 8 things you need to do before you hire a web developer. Check it out:

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Secret to Surviving the Google Penguin Update

Google Penguin Update

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After the dreaded Panda spread pandemonium for Internet marketers and huge corporations who use content farms and other relevant forms of link building practices, Google introduces yet another threat to SEO in the form of Happy Feet… armed with a machine gun and some nasty jungle knives.

That’s right, folks.

The Google Penguin Update.

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5 Reasons Why Brands Need to Have Their Own Blog

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With the rise of Facebook, Twitter and other social networks, it’s out of the question whether getting a blog would be good for your brand. Everything’s digital nowadays and if you’re not in the Internet, you’re missing out on the good stuff (aka leads and customers).

In this article, I’ll talk about why you must absolutely get a blog for your brand and how doing so can put you ahead of the competition and boost your bottom line. I listed down 5 of the best reasons, check it out:

1. To establish your brand as an Authority

What brand wouldn’t want a little piece of authority? To be considered as an “Authority” means you no longer have to be where your audience is at (at least, not if you’re the supreme authority), they’ll usually flock to you. In any case, having a blog means you have the ability to be the main source of information for your audience.

And how can you not be if you’re consistently posting content that continues to relieve your audience’s pain by providing answers and solutions to their questions and problems? The power to have authority is obtained by simply putting yourself out there with a blog.

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Why do you need to hire a Virtual Assistant?

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Ever get that feeling where you keep working on tasks but at the end of the day you get left with still a handful? It’s dreadful isn’t it? At some point, the tasks have turned into boulders that keep you from achieving your bottom line. Even the little things (heck, especially the little things) really hurt your productivity and most of all, your business.

We were all programmed for that, the corporate prophet says. We are groomed since day 1 to slave our lives away. No one is safe from the document stash of doom or the EOD report of shame – these are our measures of success.

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