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Is AdSense Going To Turn Associate Programs Obsolete

When Google introduced their new AdSense revenue sharing program, people began to wonder if things would change. Certain questions have been burning in people's mind like: what's going to happen to Associate Programs, how do they compare against Google's AdSense and will AdSense cause them to be obsolete? Well, that really depends on a number of things, which I will go over. In this article I am only going to cover a few advantages and disadvantages of using Google's AdSense vs Associate Programs and which will prevail. In case you are not familiar with Google's AdSense, AdSense is a new service provided by Google. This service allows you to have text based advertisements on your web site, known as Google AdWords. In return, you will receive a share of revenue based on a pay per click arrangement. How Does AdSense's Advantages Compare To Associate Programs AdSense and Associate Programs share some of the same advantages such as, AdSense is free to join and so ar

Google Local Search Optimization Strategies to Target Local Searches

Local searches have been gaining more and more importance on the internet. In fact, the growth of local searches over web searches has been more in last few years. Now, if a person is looking for web design services, he or she would tend to add “My Town” in the search string like “web design hyderabad”. This way the user narrows down the search looking for a local service provider or local vendor for the goods and services. Now how does this information translates into leveraging the business growth? Its very important now to optimize and promote your website for local searches. The major search engines like Google, Yahoo and Bing have already started a local business directory and it is positioned on the top of search results if the search string contain the location. In fact, even if you don’t have a website, you can list in the google’s local business center. So, this is a great way to promote your business to the locality. Local Search Optimization If you own a website, make use of