Category: Business/Freelance

When targeting search engine results you need to understand the most common strategies for website ranking. Longtail keywords are the searches which make up over 70% of Google search terms. These are often longer than 3-4 words and they can be very specific in relation to your website. This is why most visitors who search longtail will stay on your website for a long time, if you can fill their exact need(s).

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For this post I just want to share a few alternate resources which are related to longtail keyword research. There is no perfect solution and it merely requires new attempts at different areas for driving positive traffic. Search Engine optimization is a long-term process and you must be ready to continue studying years into the future.

Tumblr is an online social network for blogging and connecting with other users. It is easy to post new photos and reblog what others have posted. I really like this system because of the Dashboard UI, which displays all the latest reblogs from everybody you follow. It is much different than Facebook or Twitter and you can share all types of media, from text to videos and audio too.

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But what about the option of using a Tumblr blog for your company? The idea is very popular among new startups which are not interested in hosting their blog locally. This provides an external resource for managing company updates. And users who are on Tumblr may follow your blog to keep themselves in the loop with new posts. I’ll share just a few benefits to using a Tumblr blog and why it may be a good choice for your company.

Setting up your own website used to be a very difficult task. In those days you really need to hire a professional to create even a simple web page. Back in those days you need to have the knowledge of coding CSS and HTML. Now even an amateur can create his or her own website because of content management systems or CMS. After you purchase your web host or if you prefer to get free hosting, you just need to install the CMS and in just a short moment you can already set up your own website that you’re very happy with. You can set it up the way you want and you don’t need to learn how CSS or HTML works, as CMS makes it much easier with their scripts.

There are a number of Content Management Systems available that are either offered for free or at a price. Choosing the CMS for you must depend on what you need and how advanced the CMS you prefer. There are many CMS that is really user-friendly while others are intended only for the professionals who know how to make their own scripts. Here are the 20 Most Used Content Management Systems:

Today we are announcing the acquisition of BrillThemes. DesignMag readers have shown a huge amount of interest in WordPress. Articles like this from Forbes say that 17-20% of all visits in the world are hitting WordPress sites. Therefore, we have been actively pursuing an existing product with a good base of themes. We want to be able to provide DesignMag Network readers with downloadable digital content that they can trust. We are looking forward to beefing up the theme count on BrillThemes over the next few months. For now we can give you a preview of the existing themes.

Relax Theme

Relax WordPress Theme

How long have you thought about becoming a successful freelance web designer? Probably for a while if you’re reading this blog. Maybe life as a freelancer appeals to you because you want to set your own hours, make a great living, be creative, and be your own boss. But, like all things, with great freedom and income, comes risk.
What if you don’t succeed? What if it’s harder than you thought? What if you can’t find clients. What if the fear of risk is keeping you from achieving your dreams?

But, what if we eliminated the risk?

What if you could make money as a web designer and keep your current job? What if you could succeed as a freelance web designer simply by following a proven step-by-step plan? A plan created by a successful web designer who has been building websites since 1996 – and who has trained over 30,000 students to do the same.

With this kind of plan, you could be your own boss… set your own hours… make the rules… and do everything else you’re dreaming about right now.

To become a successful web designer – or take your web design business to the next level, go here. Whether you want to learn new skills, improve your existing skills, stay on top of changes in the web design industry, or find clients who are willing to pay you what you’re worth, it’s all here.