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Thursday, April 17, 2008

Build a website.

Everyday, more and more people get online. Not just to use email or read an online newspaper, but often to establish an online presence. For example Kwadjo and I both have websites as do many of our relatives and friends. Building a site doesn't have to be hard, but services like Squidoo make it much easier. As they say, "Everyone’s an expert on something!" And here's the kicker, a portion of the money your website makes will be donated to charity.
Squidoo makes money from ads and affiliate links. We give 5% of what we earn, right off the top, to charity. We keep 45% to cover our overhead and stuff. That leaves 50%. That goes to charity or to the people who build the pages. And we leave it up to you to choose one or the other.
You can donate your revenue to any of over 70 nonprofits. If you run a nonprofit consider registering your organization so Squidoo webmaster can donate money to your organization. You may even want to build a page for your organization. What a great way to develop an online presence and make money for your favorite cause! What will you write about? There are sites for selling items, political activism, social activism, and much much more. No wonder over 40,000 people are building sites at Squidoo. See you online!

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3 comments:

Karama said...

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Poor child said...

great! thanks very much for sharing!

Palcomweb said...

If you have a new site or are launching a new site consider following these steps and you would end up in gaining huge free traffic. Always submit your site to free search engines. Once the links are indexed, it becomes easy to optimize the site. Write good content and submit your site to social book marking sites as del.ico.us, digg, myspace, simpy, reddit etc. Create blogs on different sites and regularly keep on updating them, Try adding useful and unique content, Visitors are always looking for useful and unique content.
Submit your site to free web directories, search engines, niche directories, and high page rank directories, authority directories as DMOZ, yahoo, and Google directory.

Write articles on your subject and submit in article directories. It is usually seen that articles provide permanent back links. Place adds on free classified sites
Make RSS feeds and syndicate your sites content. Submit your feeds on RSS directories
If any page is missing or is not found or 404 error redirect that page to index page or any other important page
Offer something free on your site be it free newsletter, free articles-books, RSS feeds
Participate in link exchange
Add your site to Google webmasters account
Create xml site map
Leave comments on blogs with your sites link
Create a guest book on your site
You tube and pod casts are also an excellent way to launch viral campaigns.
Send emails with description of your company
Advertise on Craig list and gum tree
Submit in forums with link to your site
Ask bloggers to write about your services or products
Submit in deep link directories
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