Friends & Associates Newsletter March 2012
Use Geographical / Regional Domain names to Improve your SEO

For new websites with a distinct local market area it can be very advantageous to register a domain name with the regional area in the name. Google and other search engines will pick this up when potential customers search for a product or service in your area. You can still register your business name as a secondary domain name for marketing purposes (i.e. advertising, business cards, etc).

Welcome to the March edition of our Newsletter - in this issue we:

 · look at how you can use Twitter, Facebook and other forums and blogs to increase your business’ exposure 

 · cover in detail the best way to prepare photos for your website including resizing them   

 · welcome 30+ new web sites which have joined Chilli Websites recently.  


Promoting your Website with Social Media - Twitter, Facebook, Blogs and Forums ...

Is Twitter really going to help my business or is it a waste of time? Can Facebook increase my customer base?

The answer to these questions of course depends on what business you are in and what your aims are from "social marketing". If you are a band whose fan base is 14-25 year olds then you might spend all of your marketing efforts on social media - if you are financial planners for high net worth individuals then you would likely spend much less effort toward online social media.

But that is not to say that financial planners cannot benefit from social media ...

Click here to view the full article online.


Preparing Photos for your Website ...

Working with images on your website can be one of the more difficult aspects of maintaining your own website.

Ensuring your photos look good and do not slow down the loading time for your page are the two primary concerns - both of these issues are dependent on how you prepare your photos for your web pages.

Click here to view the full article online.


A warm welcome...
We would like to extend a warm welcome and wish the best fortunes online to the new websites using

Creative art design consultancy
Velour tracksuits and leisurewear
Corporate learning and training Chicago
Water treatment in Africa
All terrain vehicle for hire
Everyting dreadlocks in Western Australia
Beach wax body bars
Counselling for men and boys in Geelong
Florists in Seaforth Sydney
Scandinavian baby and children’s clothing
Talent and modelling agency for kids
Stonemasonry in northern Sydney
Business consultants to improve your business
Cupcakes for all occasions in Melbourne
Sensually wicked parties
Professional paving in Sydney
Marketing and distribution of financial products
Security services in Queensland
Day trading information  
Tax accounting in North Ryde Sydney
Restoration of swimming pools Perth
Optometrists buying group
Victorian Advocates for Animals
Home based business opportunity
Soccer for preschoolers Sydney North Beaches
Dance studio in Brisbane
Motel in Augathella Queensland

Executive recruitment and consultancy
Australian author

We have also been busy with a few "custom design" web sites which have been integrated to the ChilliCMS:
Rural wellness centre in Victoria high country
Specialist property photography service


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