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PostPosted: Fri Sep 23, 2005 8:36 pm    Post subject: Tutorials and articles for improving your website Reply with quote

Writing for the internet

How to write good property descriptions for your site or ad (by yours truly):
http://www.laymyhat.com/newsletters/newsletter2.htm#tips

Make a personal connection:
http://www.marketingwords.com/articles/articles_personal.html

Put the good stuff at the top:
http://www.marketingwords.com/articles/articles_copyupsidedown.html

Writing a good headline:
http://www.marketingwords.com/articles/articles_headlines.html

Using the right descriptive words:
http://www.marketingwords.com/articles/articles_superadjectives.html

Appeal to the five senses:
http://www.marketingwords.com/articles/articles_fivesenses.html

Use a human voice:
http://www.nickusborne.com/articles_art3.htm

http://www.nickusborne.com/excessvoice6



Search engine optimisation (SEO)

What is SEO?
http://searchenginewatch.com/webmasters/article.php/2167921

Keywords – what they are and what you do with them:
http://www.marketingwords.com/articles/articles_keywords.html

Keywords – how often to use them:
http://www.marketingwords.com/articles/articles_keywordformula.html

How to please Google:
http://www.plattsburgh.edu/intranet/webresources/seo.php

High Rankings - SEO discussion forum - excellent resource:
http://www.highrankings.com/forum/

SEO - more advanced - what Google likes and doesn't like on and off the page:
http://www.vaughns-1-pagers.com/internet/google-ranking-factors.htm


Design

Tutorials on html and making a first webpage, for absolute beginners:
http://www.tips-tricks.com/begin.asp
http://www.virtuallyignorant.com/index2.htm

html tutorial
http://webdesign.about.com/library/beginning/bl_htmltutorial.htm

Index of articles on html for beginners:
http://webdesign.about.com/library/weekly/topicsubbeginning.htm

Cheap and free html editors:
http://www.virtuallyignorant.com/editors.htm

Basics of web design - 14 tips to better pages:
http://webdesign.about.com/od/webdesigntutorials/a/aa070504.htm

Articles on usability from usability guru Jakob Neilsen:
http://www.useit.com/alertbox/



General

Richard Speigal, who posts here as BungleBob, has a good page of articles on internet marketing:
http://www.vacationrentalsdirectory.net/section.php/3.htm
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