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Old 16th January 2005, 03:27 PM   #1
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My website is relatively new (under a year) and I'm having trouble getting the word out that I'm here. My site did win the Golden Web Award last spring, but no traffic came from it. I have linked to several other sites but am having trouble with my web host. I have to send several emails and finally call them on the phone to get anything done. I would love to be able to link to other sites by myself, but do not have the knowledge. You can view my site at nefersrareofferings.com. Nefers is an outlet for artisans of unusual, one-of-a-kind, handmade fine crafts.

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Old 17th January 2005, 01:49 AM   #2
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Hi and welcome.

I'm relatively new here myself.

I'd be glad to help you with your website. I am willing to share some html knowledge (so you can link on your own) and general marketing advice. Feel free to contact me. You can e-mail me by clicking on my Username (Easy Webster).

Teresa


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Old 17th January 2005, 07:59 AM   #3
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Hi!

I'd invite you to visit our site. http://www.ridethewaveonline.com/. I think you might relate to the story of our of our customers. http://www.ridethewaveonline.com/mem...s_team.asp?a=1

I'd also encourage you to visit her site. Even if you don't find what we have to offer meets your needs, I think you'll find some of her products might fit with what I see on your Web site.

Hope this helps.

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Old 17th January 2005, 09:21 AM   #4
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Mass e-mails work well, do you focus on retail or business to business sales?

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Old 17th January 2005, 03:57 PM   #5
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Welcome Former Bluebell!

You definitely need to dump your web host or at least (as you mentioned) learn to do things yourself so you don't have to rely on them.

Learning basic HTML is not difficult and here is a suggested resource to help you get started:

W3Schools - Full Web Building Tutorials - All Free
http://www.w3schools.com/

Also read this thread for more suggestions:
http://www.smallbusinessbrief.com/fo...hread.php?t=38

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Old 17th January 2005, 10:04 PM   #6
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"Thanks" to everyone who replied to my post. I will research all the info you supplied.

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Old 18th January 2005, 05:18 PM   #7
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Welcome to the forum!

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Old 7th March 2007, 08:18 PM   #8
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One way to get the word out is to write helpful articles (not sales pitches) that relate to your service or products for article directories.

People who need free articles for their web sites go to these directories to get free articles. You benefit because your name and website address are listed at the end of the story.

If you don't like to write, do a Q & A (Question and Answer) with an expert on a related subject.

You can find article directories on Google.

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Old 8th March 2007, 07:49 AM   #10
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hello please welcome me as well. i hope this site will help me in whatever ways it can possibly help me... g'day y'all

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