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Mobile Apps Alternative To Photoshop – Pixlr-O-Matic

Posted on : 09-12-2012 | By : stargaterich | In : Tools

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Pixlr is great free online tool that enables you to do quick touch up to images and photos.  Pixl-O-Matic is a good substitute for Adobe Photoshop.  It has all the basic functionality for you to create banners and logos for Facebook  Fanpage , Profile page and etc. It is really fun to use it.

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Create A Website In Minutes – Powerful Free Website Builder

Posted on : 14-11-2011 | By : stargaterich | In : Free Downloads & Resources, Internet_Marketing, Tools

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Creating a website has never been easier nowadays. You don’t need to be a webmaster neither do you need to be proficient in HTML to create one. Put it simply, if you know how to move a mouse and type the computer keyboard you can create a web page within minutes.

There are many good free online web design software that you can use to create nice clean and cool looking sales page. BlinkWeb is one such I have used and it goes without saying that it is one of the best free product one could ask for. Commercial software such as Dreamweaver is good to have but not a must.

Another cool free website builder software that I have come across is Weebly. It is so easy to use so there is no excuse why you can’t set up a website to make money online. Here’s two tutorial on how to create a simple site using Weebly. Do check it out!
Set up free website tutorial part I
Set up free website tutorial part II

It is important for you not to overlook the importance of good web design. A fanciful site is useless if it contains the bells and whistles minus content and good layout. Please check out my previous post on tips for a good web design

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A Cool Social Media Tool – PixelPipe

Posted on : 24-07-2011 | By : stargaterich | In : Internet_Marketing, Tools

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Here’s a cool social medial tool that you could use to promote your blog or website. PixelPipe is a free online social media tool that you can use to distribute your media content to other social media networks such as Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, Google Buzz and many more. Any service that facilitate distribution of content is good for Internet marketers.

One interesting feature offer by this cool online social media service is that you can publish content for distribution not just from your computer but also through your smart phones. Imagine having the power to post your messages and information to hundreds of social media networking sites via smart phones such as iPhone, Nokia Symbian and etc.

It’s great being able to push the same content into multiple online services, it saves you time and not the least, it is great piece of service that you can use regularly to distribute not just text, but also photos, images and video clips with minimal clicks. PixelPipe service is free service that you can sign up for with no strings attached. If you have use ping.fm that you would be at ease with this new service.

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Simple Tips To Promote Your Blog Using Social Media Platform

Posted on : 26-06-2011 | By : stargaterich | In : Internet_Marketing, Tools

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There are many ways to publicize and promote your blog. One simple and free method to do so is by using a free service from a special site. Basically this site offer free service that allows you to automatically post any new blog entries from your blog to social media and networking sites such as Facebook, MySpace, Twitter, Tumblr and etc. It also offer free UL shortening service.

It may not mean much to some people I guess for there are many other sites that provide similar service but this is a good start for those who want to drive more traffic to their blogs/websites though. It is a smart strategy to leverage on the power of social media to generate more backlinks or incoming to your website. Do check out other social bookmarking sites such as socialmatic and onlywire.


More and more business organizations are using social media platform to reach out to new as well as existing customers and consumers. The main advantage and benefit associated with using social media platform to drive traffic to your business website or blog is that most smart phone applications are social media ready. Mobile marketing involving social media platform is here to stay so the sooner you promote your online business via social media platform and social networking sites the more opportunity you have to build targeted traffic and thus generate more sales.

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Free Logo Maker

Posted on : 31-05-2011 | By : stargaterich | In : Facts Of Life, Free Downloads & Resources, Health&Wellness, Internet_Marketing, Tools

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Well, it is certainly true with regards to Internet Marketing tools. One of the main advantage with starting online business is that the start up capital cost and the entry barrier is very low. You don’t need to invest a lot of money to start making money. Like any brick and mortar business, branding is very important and as such having a nice logo display in your website is very important.

A nice sketchy and interesting logo attracts and helps people to remember your website. You can outsource your logo creation if you want a really professional looking one. This may not be viable choice for those who are cash strapped. Fret not, there are many free logo designing tools in the Internet. Most of these online free logo creator tools are very easy to use. You can easily create a professional looking logo in no time at all. A list of free online logo makers are listed below. You can create a reasonable nice looking logo with these free tools.

Some of the best things in life are free. Don’t believe it? Well, do try out any one of these tools below, I have to admit I have not try out some of those listed. You might just find one or two that does exactly what you need. Remember that first impression counts, so it pays to focus a little bit more efforts to create a nice looking logo for your business.
Cheers!

http://www.txt2jpg.com/
http://www.logomaker.com/
http://www.logoease.com/
http://www.grsites.com/generate/group/1000/?

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SEO Software – Traffic Travis

Posted on : 05-05-2011 | By : stargaterich | In : Internet_Marketing, Tools

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The number one reason why most people never succeed with Internet Marketing or any online business for that matter is because of the lack of publicity and awareness of the whereabouts of their websites or marketing blogs. Hundreds of new websites pop up daily and the numbers are growing. If you are unable to attract any traffic to your website then chances are that you won’t be able to make sales. No sales means means no business and no profit.
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Of course there are many other contributing factors that impact the success of your online business however regardless of what niche business you are into, traffic is still one of the most important criteria that you need to focus for both short as well as long term business sustainability. Search engine optimization, better known as SEO is an important aspect of traffic generation and sustaining which you should pay attention to.

In a nutshell SEO is all about optimizing your website such that it is search engine friendly and it rank as high as possible in the search engine ranking position (SERP). Majority of visitors relies on search engines to navigate to sites of interest. There are two types of SEO approach that you need to work on namely on page and off page optimization. On page SEO is easy and straightforward to implement.

Off page SEO is more complicated and involves a lot of more efforts. Notably off page SEO involves selection of appropriate keywords and keyword phrases that are popular and more likely to be as search terms by users.

The number of competing websites for any keywords and the number of of searches per month are two key parameters that you need to study carefully as part of the off page SEO. There are many free keyword research tools you can use to expedite and facilitate such work.

One of the best SEO tool that I have purchased and used with great satisfaction is Traffic Travis. The free version of this software packs quite a punch so to speak. The premium version allows you to save search results as well as no limitation on the number of keywords to search.

Not many SEO software come close in terms of offering powerful and important features such as keyword research, search engine tools, PPC analysis, page analysis, SEO analysis and host of other features. You have nothing to lose by using the free software. Just go ahead and download this great SEO software and use it to improve your website SEO. I am sure you will be delighted and I think you will soon find that it is worth every penny to upgrade to premium version.

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Free Mobile Chat & SMS Utility

Posted on : 02-05-2011 | By : stargaterich | In : Tools

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Every now and then there are some cool free software that I stumble upon by chance. Here is one interesting free mobile service that you can use to chat and share files (video or pictures). It is called pingchat. A great plus about this service is that it works for iPhone, Android and BlackBerry. What more can you ask for? It is completely free with no strings attached. Go ahead to sign up for a free account and enjoy the service.

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Inbound Link Tools

Posted on : 07-02-2011 | By : stargaterich | In : Internet_Marketing, Tools

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Google place high value on inbound links (also knows as backlinks). Thus it is important for you to know which sites are linking to yours. Likewise, you should also know which sites are linking to your competitor’s website. You can try to get quality inbound links from those that are linking to high page ranking competing sites in similar niche as that of yours. Inbound links aka backlinks are very important from search engine optimization perspectives.

Inbound links or backlinks are links from other websites or blogs that are directed to your site. The more quality inbound links there are to yours, the higher your site page ranking is going to be. A link from a website with contents that is closely related to yours will be deemed by Google as of having higher quality compare to links from websites that are not relevant to your site’s content.


You can use the following tools to analyze and build your inbound links.
1) Backlink Anchor Text Analysis
2) Backlink Builder
3) Backlink Summary

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Free Online Storage Backup

Posted on : 01-01-2011 | By : stargaterich | In : Free Downloads & Resources, Tools

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Looking for a free online storage backup service?
Well, there are plenty of sites offering such services. For instance. google doc is a free online storage backup which you will find extremely flexibile and easy to use. You can create folders to manage your files and data that you upload.

Another good free online storage service is mozy. Mozy offers a whopping 2GB free storage. Do check it out and sign up for a free account. The main difference between Mozy and the rest of the free online storage backup is that you need to install a Mozy application on your PC to faciltate your computer files backup. The Mozy application automatically scans your computer and determine files that needs backup from your computer.

With plenty of free online storage backup, you should be mindful that documents and files you upload is no longer confidential in the strictest sense. Free online storage backup service is subjected to terms and conditions which you should be aware of.

Do make it point to keep a copy of your important files and data backups in your own local PC. Free online storage sites are good and pretty handy if you need to transfer files from once PC to another remote PC.

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Free URL Shorterning Service By Google

Posted on : 11-11-2010 | By : stargaterich | In : Internet_Marketing, Tools

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In a nutshell, you can simply treat the Uniform Resource Locator,  abbreviated URL as the web page address of  Internet resources, address of a ftp site and etc. For instance, the URL for this blog that is powered by WordPress is http://wwww.myhomebiznet.com.

URL shortening  involves the implementation of  mechanism to substitute a long URL with a shorten web page address. For instance, you may have a blog that is located at http://www.myhomebiznet.com/stage/stage1/stage2/mylongURLBlogaddress. It would be quite cumbersome to type this long URL into your browser.  You would want to shorten the URL to say http://www.myhomebiznet.com/myshortURLBlogaddress.


A long URL is bad from Internet marketing and online business perspectives. Nobody likes to remember a long web page address. Furthermore, a long URL is prone to misspelling and typo mistakes.  Social media network platform such as Twitter has limitation in terms of number of characters you can input.

URL shorterner is quite handly in this case as it translate a long ugly looking URL into its shorter and neater looking counterpart. Furthemore, URL shortening can also be  used to address what is called affiliate id hijack. You can easily spot if any URL contains affiliate id and you can subsitute that affiliate id with that of your own so that you can further discount when your purchased the product.

Do check out  the following http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/URL_shortening if you wish to know more indepth of URL shortening and the benefits.  In between, Google has recently introducted a free URL shorterning service. You can check it out at  http://goo.gl/.

URL shortening is often confuse with URL redirection.  Both  mechanism are completely different even though they both can realize the same objective  in terms of reducing the length of your web page address  URL redirection can also be used as a means to redirect your URL to another location.

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