|Make Your Veteran's Site #1
With The VASC Webmasters Corner Tools.
sites register for Vet's Search we have noticed that
there are a lot of things veterans sites could do to
improve their visibility. So we have put together some
tools here to help. We hope you take advantage of them.
Everyday we hear from people looking for this and looking
for that and they are their but nobody knows about them.
With these tools now you can really make that site you
worked days on known throughout the Internet.
|They will make you or break
Here is the download
everyone needs to assist them with one of the most
difficult chores in making a web site. It's
called Mcatis a
software program for putting together, formatting
and building proper Meta Tags. It is freeware and
better than any of the commercial programs. The
only thing it lacks is a good help file. The
author though says it will come out with version
1.2 which will be available here as soon as it
Click here to download it.
next thing you need is help in understanding the
Meta Tags. The Internet has plenty of sites with
Meta Tag information but there is none like Vancouver Webpages.Com.
It is the most comprehensive site on the net for
Meta Tags. It also has links to other sites that
you may have to start out at because of it's
level. However it is the best place to start and
finish. So download Meats and get your thoughts
together about the Meta Tags and dive right in.
this is all beyond you. No problem through the
magic of CGI we are able to help you right here
on this site. Just click here and
go to our automatic Meta Tag Generator. This
makes it easy for the beginner and even the more
advanced user who doesn't have the time to spend
or the expertise in Meta Tags.
bottom line is this, search engine spiders get
most of their digested information from Meta Tags
if you have a web site one of the most important
factors is to have good Meta Tags on each and
every page. The two resources above will help you
do it. The better the Meta Tags the better you
are going to show up in the search engine
Ranking on the Net
do you match up right now with others having a
similar site on the Internet. There are two ways
to tell, First where are you right now. Click
here and find out if your site is
mentioned on the major search engines and where.
Our position program will search the major search
engines and let you know how you measure up. As
you develop your site's Meta Tags come back and
see how your ranking has improved.
Next join our Veteran's Top 50
Web Site group. All you need to do is
register and place a bit of HTML or small graphic
on your page and let our computer do all the
work. See how your site stacks up against other
veteran sites. Plus every month be entered into a
drawing for a prize.
it or not one of the most effective methods of
getting your site noticed is in newspapers and
magazines. When VetsCom first started we had
maybe on a good day 1,000 hits. We sent a press
release to an office of the AP. They picked up on
our release and put it out in their national
computer column. On the day it came out we hit
over 10,000 an hour. We went over our band width
limit for the month in four days and had a
staggering bill to pay at the end of the month
for all the extra band width. Did we quickly
I know you think we are
going to say send out press releases to all the
newspapers and magazines by email. No we are not.
Newspaper editors are masters of the delete key.
If you want a press release noticed it must be faxed
or mailed unless you just happen to
know the editor or a journalist on the
publication. This section is currently under
construction and should be finished at the end of
March 2000. However, it just may be the most
important piece of advertising you do. Be sure
and send a release to your local paper now.
|Not advertising is like
kissing a girl in the dark. You know you did it
but nobody else does.
Once you have the
correct Meta Tags it's time to publicize. You
probably have seen those programs or services
that for a fee will post your site on 500 search
engines or link pages. Save your money. We have
set up for you a web site submission program that
will post your URL to 98% of the search engines
that receive requests.
show that 95% of the requests for sites are made
on just nine of the search engines and about 3%
made on certain ones located in Europe and Asia.
Simple Submit and in about 5 minutes have
your site posted where it counts.
check and see how effective it is. Then click
here for our position page. Enter your URL and
key words and this program will tell you how you
stand with all of the major search engines.
is too much to see on the Internet. No one is
going to sit for 10 minutes while a page opens.
noticed that most sites are full of graphics and
pictures and that's good. In fact because of the
medium the Internet is an excellent way to share
pictures from the past. However the size of these
is sometimes unbelievable and the wait time for
the page and pictures to load almost unendurable.
size of the pictures and graphics on your site by
using one of these utilities listed below. They
will take your picture and reduce the number of
colors in it thus making it a more compact GIF.
They will show you several examples and you then
can download the one that looks best. You should
run every graphic on your site through these. You
will be surprised at how much larger your hit
count will be as people stay to look at more
because they open fast. Also for very large
pictures use a thumbnail first.
http://www.gifworks.com/index.html Complete suite of
tools for images and html
Try this one first
Not as much as GIF Works and hard to navigate for
the free items but has a couple of extra site
slow because of traffic so be patient.
you have registered with the search engines and
joined a link exchange, is there more to do? You
bet. Some specialized small search engines can
help you. You have a veteran site then be
registered on a search engine that specializes in
Search does just that. It only
takes veterans and over 5,000 people a day stop
there looking just for veterans sites.
Do you belong to a
link exchange? If you do what does it really do
for you? Nothing! It makes the owners rich (how
much did Microsoft pay for Link Exchange?) by
advertising on your site but even when they claim
to advertise your site in a certain category
since people can choose multiple categories you
might as well not even choose one. Well the VASC
has come up with their own, The Veteran's Banner
Exchange and it is very different
from other link exchanges. First it is for
veterans sites only. So your banner is shown on
sites where people looking are interested in
seeing more veterans sites. Second it shares any
advertising revenue generated by your site 50/50.
click here and learn more about it
|Webmasters Corner List of Aides
|Mcatis Meta Software Click Here
||Web Site Ranking Click Here
|Meta Tag Instruction Click
||GIF Reduction Click Here
|Vet's Top 50 Click Here
||Vet's Banner Exchange Click Here
Submit It Click
Meta Tag Generator Click here
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