Click Here To
Sign Up Today!
Login To
Your Account
 
Return To
Web SPeED Sites
We will pay you
$50.00
Or more...
Earn money with your web site. Become an affiliate today and earn $50 per sale.
Click here to learn more about our affiliate program and sign up today!
Business or Personal, Web SPeED offers you the opportunity to manage your own site.
Calendar Page
Photo Gallery
Blog or Bulletin Board page
Recommended Links
FAQ Page
Contact Form
HTML Pages

Sand Dollar Digital Design
Build and Manage Your Own Web Site

Q: Are scrolling banners good to use on web sites?

A: This is a bit of a controversy in the web development industry. The inquiry is about how a scrolling javascript banner will effect the placement of a site on the search engine results.

First of all, I know it 'looks cool' but the scrolling only allows people to see a small part of the message you would like to get across to people. The nature of the web is instant access... allowing your guests more control over their web browsing experience. The scrolling banner removes their control of their own experience. Very few people will wait for that whole message to move across the window in order to see the whole message.

This means that of the message that may be so important, most people will not wait around and will only read a small part of the message if it is too long. Personally, when browsing on the Internet, I seldom take the time to wait for everything in a scrolling banner to read the whole thing.

Another reason I don't link this type of feature is that it can be considered poor programming design. Text in those banners typically will have ZERO effect on your web placement on Google and Yahoo. So all those great keywords you may plan to put in there do ZERO good on the Internet to get you more traffic. A simpler stationary box can drastically increase placement.

For example, we have a site that uses scrolling banners. When looking at Google's PageRank, it has always had a very difficult time gaining ground. A budget has been set up for additional advertising, but it has little effect on the traffic to the site. Another site that has never spent a penny on advertising that is in a much larger industry with 100s of times more competitors uses simple text changes and has repeatedly found itself at or near the top of the search results for popular search terms. The same work is done by the web master on both, the second site has out performed the first without exception.

Another one of the reasons I do not like to use these types of
banners is that peoples browsers get updated from time to time.. There will typically be an upgrade that will 'knock the script out of service'. If the next update of Internet Explorer does not fix it, we will have to go reprogram the whole thing if you wish to use that feature on your site.

Expensive to maintain and all that work for nothing. It boils down to that.

 

 

Adult sites or content will not be accepted or tolerated!
Violation or abuse of this policy will result in the
immediate lose of the site and no refunds will be given.

* Size and number of pages on your site may effect the yearly cost of your site. Additional pages are available for an additional charge per page per year.

** Paid Yearly, hosting only, we also prefer to maintain your URL registration (www.yourname.com) for $20/year.

Additional assistance, though seldom needed, is available in maintaining your web site, billed at our regular hourly rates.

World Traveler Tigger goes to Chateau Chantilly north of Paris.  Read along as he tells you how to get there and what to see.  Getting to Chantilly by Train and touring the palace and stables.  Photos and more available, too.
World Traveler Tigger goes to Chateau Chantilly north of Paris
Click here for more information
Computer and Web Site Questions

Q: S3DNews Part 4.1 - Google Ads:How to make your WEB SITE perform better for your company

A: October 3, 2010

As discussed a couple of messages ago, we can set up
unique addresses you can use on Internet advertising. For
example, we can set your site to receive the address:

http://www.yoursitename.com/i... MORE

Q: S3DNews Part 7.0 - Keeping your site's content FRESH:How to make your WEB SITE perform better for your company

A: October 26, 2010

When we design new sites, we see it as part of our task to
find ways to make the site as dynamic as possible. Automating
changes and creating systems that will allow you to make
changes to your s... MORE

Where?

Q: How dangerous are cookies?

A: Cookies are very small files that are stored on your computer. I frequently hear people worried about how the cookies are filling up their computer. Any computer that was bought new in the past few years would require 20,000,000 cookies to fill the ... MORE

Where?

Click here to ask your questions.

Return To
Web SPeED Sites
Create Your Web Site
Every web site receives:
Reference Manual that is updated and easy to read. Live examples of what can be done with Web SPeED.
Live Support for times when you have tried to 'get it all to work' but need just a little more explaination or help.
Choice of Tools for you to select like a calendar, photo gallery, blog, links page, Q & A, FAQ's, contact form and more. Click for more!
Plenty of Space on your own site for 7 or more* pages and hundreds of photos.
Choice of Graphics Select from available templates, even change the look of your site when you want to.
Choice of Colors Select from available color palettes or add your own palette.
Ad Free!! No ads are placed on your site that could send people away.
Web Promotion Package for your site on a number of search engines like Google, Yahoo, MSN and more.
Plus Monthly report of visits to your site.
Sign up today and receive at least
2 FREE MONTHS
of web hosting.
As little as
$18.95 US
Per Month**
$199 one time setup
Seven (7) Page Site
Click Here To
Sign Up Today!
Login To
Your Account

This site is designed and maintained by the team at Sand Dollar Digital Design ©October 2005
Report abuses and other comments about this site to Sand Dollar Digital Design