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Chapter 13 Web Promotion

You've built it — now what can you do to attract visitors to your web site? Once you get visitors, how do you interest them in returning? Getting listed on search engines, social media, site affiliations, and ad banners are some of the topics that are discussed in this chapter.

Resources & Chapter Links

Search Engines & Directories

Social Bookmarking

Search Engine Optimization (SEO)

SEO Cheat Sheet

Would you like a handy reference of important SEO HTML tags or a list of search engine robots? Check out the Web Developer's SEO Cheat Sheet developed by Danny Dover!

Google Video Tutorials

Google published a series of video tutorials, Google for Webmasters, the topics include Discoverability, Accessibility - Crawling and Indexing, Ranking, and Webmaster Central Overview.

History of Search Engines

What was the first search engine? How did popular search engines get their start? The answers to these questions and more are at http://www.whoishostingthis.com/resources/history-search-engines/.

More on Social Media

The Social Media Count

Check out the Social Media Count for a visual look at the growth of social media. Scroll down the page for links to the Web research that supports the count.

Keep Up With Twitter

Visit http://visibletweets.com for a display of tweets related to a topic of your choice.

Review Activities

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