Earlier this year we posted tips on how to use YouTube to grow your small business website and how to use videos to drive traffic to your website. Today, let’s dive a bit further into what you can do to help your videos stand out, drive additional website traffic and grow potential fan base.

While there is no magic formula available for determining which videos will become viral, you can take some steps to ensure your video has a fighting chance. Here are a few elements to consider when creating your promotional videos:

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You have taken the time to start and build your website, and are ready to start driving significant amount of traffic to your website. Now is the perfect time for you to start thinking about creating a domain name strategy.

Let’s start with basics. A domain name is the address of your website. Previously, we have posted information about how to pick the right domain name for your small business/website and the importance of securing your domain name early on.

We all know that the best possible scenario for any business is to get a domain name that matches the name of the business or blog. But if that’s not available, there are other things you can do to help get the traffic that you desire to grow your website. This is where a domain name strategy comes into play.

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A very popular question has surfaced after the release of the new SiteBuilder3: How to add various widgets to my website.

What is a widget?

In the context of website building, a widget is a small application, or a component that allows a user to perform a specific function or access a service.  A few popular widgets include:  chat boxes, badges, clocks, countdowns, weather feeds, news feeds, rss feeds, and more.

How to add a widget?

1. To get started, click on the layout tab at the bottom of the Sitebuilder and select the Custom Html module.

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