Yahoo drops to 2nd : MySpace #1 Website

According to a recent Hitwise competitive intelligence study:

MySpace.com passed Yahoo! Mail in the first week of July, becoming the Number One ranked website in the USA based on visits.

Among Social Networking sites in June 2006, MySpace accounted for 79.9 percent of the total market share of visits.

This makes MySpace the fastest growing web presence, ever.


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Success blog of the week: .::*Forever 17*::.

Please visit .::*Forever 17*::. by clicking the blog thumnail in the sidebar. Please leave a comment or two.

Here is the story of Gaby:
My name is Gaby, I'm 17 years old, and I live in Mexico. I enjoy many things in life. I love to read and write poems, you'll see some lines of my poems in my blog. I also like to daydream, I don't know if that's good or bad. I just know that I can't help it, I'm a daydreamer.
Gaby writes poetry, full of the angst of a 17 year old girl. I found it difficult to read about and to remember those times when, as teenagers, we had to pretend all was well, even if the our boyfriend had cheated on us with our best friend and we felt like dying. Instead, we would hold our head up high, swallow those troubled thoughts inside and think . . .

I'll Cry Tonight

I'll wait for the sky to turn dark,
That's when I'll take off my mask,
Pain and loneliness will fill my eyes,
And slowly erase my fake smile.

I'll cry when no one's arround,
Cause I don't want them to find out,
The weakness that lives within me,
The feeling that makes me incomplete.

I don't speak the tears of my soul,
Cause that's all they need to know,
To try their best to make the worst,
To make my nightmare, be so close.

And if there's someone who reallly cares,
It doesn't matter cause no one understands,
So they'll never hear from me,
Cause to share pain, there's no need.

So I will smile right now,
And I'll cry tonight,
Just right now, I'll seem alright,
I'll just hold my tears tight.

xoxo Gaby

God bless you, Gaby. Everything will be better and the pain of today will lessen. Revisit your past and say hello to Gaby. Tell her CyberCelt sent you.


Click and Comment Monday

Click and Comment MondayOn Mondays, Cat has been promoting Click & Comment Day. I am also posting this to remind you how important it is to comment on other blogs. It truly DOES increase your readership and you most often gain regulars that will visit your blog day after day.

What I encourage is for you to click my renter or a link on my blogroll. Comment on the blog and click their renter or someone on their blogroll. Then you comment on that blog and click their renter or someone on their blogroll. Do this for as many blogs as you can. Sometimes they go full circle, and you end up at the originating blog, then just look up a blog in the blogroll and start the cycle again.

Click on my renter in the sidebar, leave a comment. Then click their renter and comment. If the blog you reach does not have a renter, click on a link in the blogroll. More information at CoolAdzine for Marketers blog.

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Search Engine Strategy : Natural or Paid Search

If you want visitors to find your site through search engines, you have two choices: paid search and natural search.

Using paid search, you may advertise using specific key phrases and track the results of these key phrases. If those key phrases do not drive provide clickthroughs to your website, then you may select other key phrases and track those.

With natural search, you must optimize your site, page by page, for a few key phrases. The question is: How do you find these key phrases? If you start with paid search, you will quickly learn which key phrases convert into traffic, leads and sales. Then you may use this data to target key words or key phrases for search engine optimization, the beginning of your natural search campaign.

Of course, whether to use paid search marketing or natural search engine optimization and natural search is your choice. For some more information on paid search and natural search, you may want to visit Apogee Search. For more information on this company, please read this post on Apogee Search Engine Marketing and this post on Apogee search SEO glossary.

Why do I like these guys? They are based in Austin, so I know the service you receive will be Texas friendly.

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