Monday, December 15, 2008

Site Build It Review

Site Build It Is It Really For You?
A Review for Your Information

Site Build It or SBI Review- as it is also known is a way to make a significant income online. This is true.

Lets look at SBI. At first glance you have a significant upfront expense $299.00 . You are probably use to seeing ebooks on how to make money using the internet for $40.00. I have purchased a number of these myself, and I do use them. But as you can see by purchaseing 8 ebooks I have already surpassed the cost of Site Build It.

This program gives you hosting, templates and step by step lessons to set up your own website. The hard codeing part is done for you. This is primarily where the learning curve has been for me. Learning the code behind websites. It is not as bad as you may think but it is time consuming. Site Build It does remove this part of the learning curve.

You can construct a very nice site using SBI and it will work well for you. Their principles are sound. The catch is that you will have to work at this. There are no Get Rich Quick Schemes that work. You are building a business with Site Build It and it should be treated as such to expect any kind of success. You should be willing to put in at least 2 to 4 hours a day to make it work. It can be done from the comfort of your home sipping a hot beverage of your choice but it will take time.

Results may take months to come in. They will come in if you use Site Build It and their techniques.

Can you achieve the same results without Site Build It. Yes you can! You can save the money and work with some other options many which are free. It is true you can save the $299.00 and do everything on the cheap. The bottom line is that success will be longer down the road. Today with internet marketing there is so much to learn and so many ways of making money online. Many are valid and extremely low cost. You can look through this blog for examples, but you will have to invest significant time to make them work.

Site Build It does provide a tried and true method of creating a business online. It will take time but they give you all the tools you need to use their system. It will work but patience and persitence is still needed. Do not expect to get rich over night, It won't happen. Could you 6 months down the road, have a significant income from this source yes definetly.

I would take the time to watch some videos about SBI just click on the link and you will learn more SBI Videos

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Thursday, December 11, 2008

Online Income and Indexing of Your Site

Indexing of Your Website is Critical for Online Income

A few months ago I started two blogger blogs. Women's North Face Clothing and Welding Supplies. The purpose of these two sites is to provide good infomation on each of the topics and have a series of affiliate links to allow potential customers to buy.

I placed reasonable content on both but started promoting North Face Clothing more than the Welding Supplies. I linked to the welding supplies from one of my main sites and a few articles. The Welding site has still not been indexed. The Women's North Face site was indexed in two days????

In the begining I used craigslist and backpages to advertise North Face but not the Welding site. I also linked from this blog to The North Face site. I can only assume that the link from this blog was picked up by Google and indexed the site.

The other possibility is that no follow links do get followed for indexing purposes but not for link juice purposes. Wouldn't that throw wrench in some things.

So where does this leave online income and indexing. If you are trying to index a page you must have some prominent links to that page. It could be a link on the main page of one of your websites. I have heard, and I have nothing to back this up, that the links on your Home page carry more weight for indexing than the ones deeper in your website.

So links in several sub folders may take months to get spidered as they become low priority. This leads to another question or problem. If you have good links deep in your website and you have a good number of backlinks pointing to that deep page those links will get spidered and indexed more readily.

In short the more links in the more likely a page will get completely indexed.

Once your page is indexed you can start to depend on search traffic not just traffic coming from your links. Another thought and consider it paranoia on my part. Lets suppose you set up a page to sell a product. Then you start an adwords campaign. Google is all connected. Wouldn't you use the link provided in the adwords campaign as a spider entrance? I would. Especially if I was in the business of collecting as much information possible. Spyder food for though.

David Robertson

Monday, December 8, 2008

Online Income Using Squidoo

Online Income and Squidoo, The Basics

For a while now I have heard of Squidoo and some people have used it to make a decent income online. I really don't like jumping on the next band wagon that comes along. I mistakenly thought it was something like Facebook. Until recently I completely avoided even checking it out. I considered it another thing to waste my time on.

Well I was reading something ( I can't even remember what now) and Squidoo was mentioned again. I had some time on my hands and I thought lets take a look. If you are familiar with Squidoo you may want to skip this post all together, but it is new for me.

Squidoo is actually much like Blogger in that it is Free and it is easy to use. Squidoo is more versatile than Blogger with more modules that you can add. Also Squidoo is already set up for you to make money. Seth was briliant in setting this up.

He created a site that instantly monetizes your page . He collects half of the money that you make from his installations (Adsense etc.) and pays you half. You don't have to set up any accounts except PayPal. Traffic comes and you get paid. Now obviously like any website what you get paid is dependant on your traffic and your searches and your number of pages.

You do have the benefit of all the pages are interconnected on Squidoo by the search function, and you can favorite a Lens (the name of your individual page) to increase the interconnection. You can also link from your Squidoo lens to your main webpage, or even straight to an affiliate product. Ahh the lights start to go on! This is a bonified way of having a web presence with NO Cost. You are incouraged to write about what ever intersts you.

The more the pages the better. The first one I built (only took a few minutes) is Artistic Blacksmithing Tips. This is a first attempt essentially to learn the process (Easy). It really did only take a couple of minutes once I figured out what had to go where. Blacksmithing may not be your thing but just click the link to see the page. It is bare bones as of writing this, but as I said it was fast to set up. I will be adding to this page and creating others in the near future.

If you are struggling with code and setting up a website and costs are mounting up check out and see what it can offer you. in some ways this is better than Blogger and it is not Blogger which means you can link back to your blogger sites. More lights should be going on!!!

I will be adding more lenses as I get time. Yes on Blacksmithing but also on Online Income. I will keep you posted about these.

As you know I tour around a lot of make money online sites. I am still in a learning phase (probably for the rest of my life). There are a bazillion of us on the web now. Most are new to the process or have a little more than their feet wet. I found Jerry Lindenburger's site Cash Blog . It is interesting and he has some good links to other sites. If you get a chance check it out and read some of the older posts.

I think we are begining to realize that for 4th or 5th teir marketors as myself that the money is not in the Make Money Online niche. For us the money is in specific niche products such as brand Zebra Fish Food. Very specific and targeted.

When you think about it this actually makes it easier for us. We now only have to create a page (think Squidoo here) to sell oranges to people who want to buy oranges. We shouldn't even be trying to convince the apple buyers to buy oranges. Make another page for apple buyers.

The old saying rinse and repeat.

My musings for today.

David Robertson
Online Income Streams

Thursday, December 4, 2008

Online Income and Recessions and Layoffs

Online Income and What does the Recession Mean?

By now we have all heard that there is a world wide recession and that it will affect us in some way. Many people have already been laid off and many more face plant closures in the next few months. As Internet marketers what is this going to mean?

Well there is going to be an influx of well educated hard working people looking at online business as a means to make a living. They will be looking for marketing information as well as the tools to start their online business. They will also see that the Make Money Online field has huge resources and a huge demand.

This means many of them will jump on the internet marketing band wagon as we have. Obviously I am guilty too. Selling tools to the gold miners is an apt description. Then once many find that this niche is over saturated they will branch out into more tightly defined niches.

If you are new to Internet Marketing I strongly recommend not getting into the Make Money Online niche. There is too much competition. Look instead at the specialty that you left and see if you can develop that as a sales niche there. Once you develop one niche develop another that ties into your original one.

With marketing on the internet more income streams the better. Some will produce alot others only a trickle. Together they can make a reasonable income online.

People will still be looking for information, but a lot of it will be slanted to how to do things themselves and how to save money. When you have time on your hands but not a lot of money your are willing to spend the time to achieve your goals but save your money.

If you create information products in your niche and target saving money with the information that your provide you will be one step above your competition.

If you are starting out, information will be a key component in learning how to get paid from the internet.

First check free sources of information. Read this blog and others that offer free information. There is lots of free information on my other site Dig around and read the articles etc.

If you want a package that really does help give you a leg up in the online marketing world buy Honest Riches by Holly Mann for the $37.00. It explains many techniques and does save you an amazing amount of time. But digest all the techniques in the ebook before you buy another product. Try some of them. Your first attempts don't have to be perfect but it will get you rolling.

There is really no fast money with this business. If you start realize that your first couple of years are going to be grinding away at the computer. The good news is that once you have your system up and running it will make you money mostly by itself. Automation is wonderful.

Be careful of information overload in the begining. It can be paralyzing. Remember small steps create a full journey.

David Robertson
Online Income Streams