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Traffic to your website

Search Engine Optimization plays a major role in bringing adequate traffic to your website. When you are in a web marketing business like selling products and services online, then your success depends on the traffic coming to your website. Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is the smartest way to achieve this. By adapting SEO techniques you can get higher rankings for your website design in search engines. It also increases traffic tremendously. Visitors constantly search for information. If you can provide this information by using SEO tools such as optimized Meta tags, it can bring the visitors easily to your web sites.

Hiring a search engine Optimization specialist is a good idea. He can analyze your web contents and recommend proper SEO strategies to achieve good ranking and increase the traffic volumes. These SEO specialists are well experienced in positioning your website using SEO techniques and in acquiring the desired results. There are individuals as well as SEO companies who can assist you in optimizing your website. Implementing SEO may involve you considerable cost, but will yield in the form of increase in business volumes over a period of time.

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Types Of Backup Media

Losing all your acquired music, video and picture files can be real heart breaking. Whether the files on your computer are used for business purposes or they have a significant personal value, performing a routine backup is extremely important.

When choosing backup media you want to consider the following three things: 1. The size of the media (how many files it can hold) 2. The durability of the media (what will happen if the media is dropped) 3. The portability of the media (i.e. CD and DVD vs. external hard drive)

1. Size of the Media When you are looking for a backup media, you should try to find something that can store more than your current file size. The reason being your files will continue to grow, so if you have 2 gigabytes of files on your computer today you can expect that to be doubled by next year. Of course you may not be backing up your whole system, so take a look at your important file to see how much space will be needed.

2. Durability of the Media A very important feature of any backup media is its durability. By choosing quality backup media the chances of failures during a restore are much lower. For instance devices that have no moving parts such as a CD, DVD or USB flash drive are more durable in regards to damage from being dropped. External hard drives and tapes are the most fragile type of storage device and can be broken beyond repair if dropped. When choosing your backup media always make sure to compare the durability of each type of media.

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Tune Vista Search Index

Vista’s search system also gets singled out for being slow, or for slowing down the rest of the system, but you don’t have to live with that. First of all, ask yourself if you really need it. If you don’t use the search service a lot, then by all means turn it off. But if you do want to use the search service, start by checking that the directories being indexed for search (or “crawled”) are the ones you actually want to index.

5index_full To change the scope of the index, type “Index” in the Start menu search bar and select Indexing Options. Take note of the list of folders in Included Locations; if there’s anything being indexed there that you want to change, click Modify — Show All Locations to bring up a selectable directory tree.

On my system, I have the following folders indexed: my Users directory, my music directory (mostly so I can search music metadata without having Windows Media Player running), my photos folder. That covers everything of importance that I need to search, and so the amount of work on the machine’s part to keep the index up to date is minimal.

Some general advice for how to set up indexing:

  • Don’t select an entire drive when you can simply select relevant folders. Unless you’re devoting a whole drive to material which is specifically being crawled for indexing, index specific directories. This narrows the scope of the changes that can trigger a crawl.
  • Do not index program directories. There generally isn’t data in there worth indexing in the first place.
  • Be mindful of third-party programs that might repeatedly write data into a crawled directory without you knowing about it, and in turn repeatedly trigger indexing crawls.