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Newbies Tips, Definitions, Download Pages, and E-books


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FIRST WHAT IS A….

COMPUTER: That thing that’s really clever but doesn’t understand anything you tell it to do! It looks like a TV, but if you spend enough time in front of it, you will make money from it.

ISP: Internet Service Provider

SERVER: A computer that stores web page files and makes them available to the internet.

DNS: Domain Name Server, The address of the server, it looks like this ###.###.###.### or this, NS1.XXXXXXXX.COM (XXX = a word, and ### = a number)

DOMAIN:Is a unique set of characters used to identify a piece of cyberspace. These characters are called a ‘DOMAIN NAME’, NO TWO CAN BE THE SAME. They look like MMM.XXXXXX.com/net/web,etc..( MMM = www)

PARKED DOMAIN:A Domain name that has been registered but hasn’t been HOSTED.

HOSTING: The service that provides a SERVER for a DOMAIN.

So we can see that a DOMAIN can be HOSTED on a SERVER and then files can be added to the ‘DOMAIN’ and this will give you a…..

WEBSITE: All the files hosted on a server and are available on the internet using the unique ‘DOMAIN NAME’

WEBPAGE: Any ONE of the Files (pages) on a WEBSITE they each have an NAME that comes after the DOMAIN NAME. Like this; MMM.XXXX.com/NAME

URL: The address of any WEBPAGE

HTML: Is the base language from which web pages are made.
SOURCE CODE: Is HTML

Here are two of the most common questions from Newbies. One is technical the other is Marketing related.

How do I make my hyperlink open in a new window and why do I want that to happen?

HERE”S HOW in response to a question I received recently about creating a ‘Download page’
It answers the above questions and gives some other valuable tips.

TIP #1

Hi, I clicked on your XXXXX link and found that it worked fine. However, it loaded the XXXXX page in the same window as yours, so I was taken away from your download page, very inconvenient for someone trying to download.

To fix it do this: Add “target=_blank” into the code after the URL. Make sure you save your original page first and work on a copy, then when your copy is done upload it and test it, then save it as the original on your desk top, then upload the new original to your server. Done!

(In this example I use [ ] instead of V brackets, to make this publishable.)

[a href="http://www.xxx.com/products"target="blank"]Click here[/a]

Tip #2

Here’s a friendly way make prospects SAVE YOUR EBOOK full of your links on their computer.

If you don’t do this they might just look at the ebook in their browser and then close it. You will have lost them maybe for ever, but if you made them save it onto their hard drive; you will always get another chance, even if they remove themselves from your mailing list. The links are still in the E book on their computer, and who knows when they might open it again and go click!

HERE’S HOW: Just use this as a guide.

Step Two: “NAME OF THE EBOOK” ‘Right Click Here’ and select ‘Save Target as’ or ‘Save Link as’ (Mozilla) option from the pop-up window to download the eBook. Then Save the eBook to a location on your hard drive where you can easily find it. Make a note of the location that you’ve saved it to so you can easily access it again in the future.

NOTE: Add the “target=_blank” code to the “right click here” link, so that if they just left click and load to their browser at least your download page (with a link back to home) is still on their desk top!

WHY HAVE LINKS OPEN IN A NEW WINDOW?

Adding “target=_blank” to all links on a home page will keep the home page on the prospects desk top for as long as possible this will increase the chances of a sign up!

WARNING!!! DON’T use the code to open a new window on links back to your home page this will just annoy people.
Below, is a complete template for a typical download page. I have used ‘’ to indicate the hyperlinks. You should use “target=_blank” on all links except the one that takes them home.

TEMPLATE

Step One: You will need XXsoftwareXX to read the E-book. If you do not have it installed on your computer, Please ‘CLICK HERE’ to get the software.

Step Two: “NAME OF THE EBOOK” ‘Right Click Here’ and select ‘Save Target as’ or ‘Save Link as’ (Mozilla) option from the pop-up window to download the eBook.

Step Three: Save the eBook to a location on your hard drive where you can find it easily. Make a note of the location where you saved it, so that you can easily access it again in the future.

For More Information ‘Click Here’

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Bill Boyd has been in business for over 20 years, he has recently begun to realize the enormous potential that the internet has to offer. He fully understands the difficulties many newbies face when starting out online. Go here for more Tips and tricks: http://www.internetgoldenweb.com

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