A question was asked the other day regarding the value of a presence on the internet, “Is it really worth building a website for a small business with all the competition?” YES!!! The numbers as of late are 90% of the world (perhaps more today) search the internet for what they need as a first step. Can they find you?

The internet & Google searches can be overwhelming to some
start-up businesses, however take a deep breath here are some simple rules to follow when creating your empire on-line.

1) Get a website!
2) Content rich
3) Opt-in box on the website
4) Own the website!
5) Be able to modify/update the website
6) Get it ranked on Google (not by doing Pay-Per-Click)
7) Any links on your site need to open a new window, leaving your website up in
front of potential client
8) Get your website linked on other websites like:
9) Article writing
10)Joint Ventures
11)Blog
12)Internet Radio Show and more…

Understand it is really possible to move your website to the first page of a search and well worth your efforts. I took my own site from page 15 to page 1 spot 2 in 3 weeks, I am competing against 2 other Robin Hardy’s, one is an author and the other the producer of The Wicker Man. So I have a little competition, however if I did it so can you.

Author's Bio: 

Robin Hardy is well known for her expertise in guiding men & women into creating tangible actionable results through Media Training, PR Consulting, Creative Development, Marketing and Business Plans. With over 12 years experience Robin ensures that her clients create a solid sense of direction leading to greater profitability. Her methods empower people to stretch beyond their limitations, re-invent through a solid sense of self-esteem and deepen their levels of confidence for unstoppable success. Robin speaks nationally, teaches on college campuses and coaches individuals, small business owners and entrepreneurs. Whether it’s as a Coach, Inspirational Speaker, Author or host of Empowering you Radio, there’s one thing for certain; Robin is dedicated to helping others achieve their wildest dreams.