Using Google Analytics to get information about your website visits

Ok, so you got a completely new website and are wondering if people ever come to visit your site, well don’t despare, with Google Analytics you can track visits on your website, and best of all….. it’s is free to use!

With Google Analytics you will get tons of information about visits, so much that you in fact probably only ever use more than 30% of its potential, but that 30% will provide you all the information you need.

If you want to try Google analytics then watch this video and learn how you can set it up and also how to use it.

5 Cool Ideas You can Write About on Your Blog

5 cool blog topicsMany of neophyte bloggers today does not actually know what to write about on their blogs. While blogs can be multi-topic, it is always good to have one common theme that binds everything that you write.  So how do you start a blog with a knockout post?

Here are some things you can write about on your blog:

Things that matter. Think of the things that matters to the general public and consider them in writing your blog posts. You can write about current events, politics and other things important to your possible audience.

Write about things that are important not only to you but to your target audience as well. Say your target audience is those who are health conscious. You can write about diet, nutrition and exercises for a healthy body. If you want to target people who are tech savvy, things that matter to them can be latest notebook and phone models and other gizmos and gadgets.

Things you are passionate about, but… You may also want to write things that you are passionate about, but if you are thinking of earning traffics to your website, you must also consider what your audience is passionate about. There are certain things you like that may not be a hit to the online community. So think about and try to consider those things.

Though, if your objective for having a blog is to express your opinions and things that you like, feel free. It is your home in the online community after all, so you have all the freedom to write anything you want. This is the simplest answer you can get on how do you start a blog with a knockout post.

Reviews. Reviews are such a hit nowadays so you may want to venture in that path. You can create a blog that reviews films from the mainstream to the independent ones. Or you may also want to review music of different genres. There are a lot of things you can critic that are not only limited to art and publication. You can also review products, new technology and a lot more.

Entertainment. Another classic hit in the World Wide Web are entertainment blogs. A large population of internet users today goes to the internet for entertainment purposes. So why not write or post about it in your blog? Share to your audience news about celebrities and famous personalities. Under this category you may also want to share viral videos and memes.

Features and Human Interests. Odd stories, mysteries and some heart-warming articles of human interest are great topics to write about. You can write about how-to’s and stories about usual people that you see but don’t really mind.

Now again, how do you start your blog with a knockout post? Think about something to write. There are always a good number of subjects that interest people. Try looking at the feed of your social media account and you will see tons and tons of subjects shared and are widely received. You can get ideas on these stories and the next time you know, it is already your blog post that is being shared.

Design tips for small business websites

Small business web design helpFor a small business it can be very challenging getting a website, most small business owners are not familiar with creating homepages and does not have a clue where to begin.

And then there is the cost, it can often be very expensive to hire someone to create a website for you, and especially if you don’t know exactly what you want. So for many small business owners it is a logical step to begine creating their own website. So the first obvious thing to do is to go and find information on making a website on the Internet, and a lot will find that it is not that hard to create a website, because there is a lot of websites and software that offers easy website builder programs so there is no need to learn coding, you can drag an drop and make a website in a matter of minutes.

BUT many discover that the design of a website is the hardest thing, and they are correct. Getting content to match images, using the right colors, using the right sizes etc. can be very difficult to master and will often result in people giving up on the website before it is published, and that is a shame.

So here is a tip for those in need of design help “3 Design Tips for Building a Website for a Small Business” by Alex Ivanovs address some of the issues with design and content for small business websites.