Derek Gehl

Derek Gehl is the CEO of the Internet Marketing Center, an internet marketing firm that has helped thousands of people learn to start and run their own online businesses.IMC hosts a new Search Marketing Lab Forum, where members have their strategy questions answered by search marketing specialists.

30 Recent Stories

SEO | Search Engine Optimization

Grab Customers With Long-Tail Keywords

Close the deal with motivated shoppers by helping them find exactly what they're looking for.
Marketing

Top Secret: Get Your E-mail Opened

When it comes to e-mail marketing, it's all about the subject line. Make the most of yours.
Selling Online

Shopping Comparison Engines Will Boost Sales

Get your products to the top of search-engine listings with the help of these portal sites.
Business Management

5 Steps to Customer Loyalty Surveys That Work

It's a great way to keep your business moving forward in any economy.
Growth Strategies

4 Steps to Assessing Your Product's Profit Potential

Is it a market or just a mirage?
Building a Website

3 Secrets to a Site that Sells

Put these tips in place to turn browsers into buyers.
Building a Website

Convert Customers With a Perfect Landing Page

Remember these three steps if you want to convert your pay-per-click ads into sales.

7 Deadly Design Sins That Can Kill Your Conversions

Don't let design flaws scare away your online customers.
Growth Strategies

Survive the Storm

Power through the economic slowdown with these 5 e-business turbochargers.
Selling Online

Promoting Affiliate Products

To compete effectively in large markets for affiliate products, you need to focus, focus, focus.
Branding

How to Reduce 'Purchase Anxiety'

Make visitors feel more comfortable buying from your site with these 8 tips.
Online Marketing

Holiday Sales Checklist

Start doing these 10 things now to prepare for the year's biggest shopping season.
Online Marketing

Promoting Your Web Biz with eBay

Are you promoting your business in the world's biggest marketplace?
Building a Website

How to Get Your Business Online for Under $200

For the cost of a nice dinner, you can have your business online in one month.

Get Your Business Online for Less Than $200

For the cost of a nice dinner, you can have your business online in one month.
Business Management

Get Out From Behind Your Computer

Improve your online business by making the most of seminars, workshops and conferences.
Online Marketing

Google's New Ad Format

Learn how advertisers and publishers can benefit from Google's new advertising model that aims to turn ads into action.
Growth Strategies

Want to Grow? Then Test.

Make sure you're testing changes to your website to determine what works and what doesn't.
SEO | Search Engine Optimization

Search Marketing 101

Learn the basics of an essential internet marketing strategy.
Online Marketing

The Basics of Building an Online Business

8 tried and true steps for attracting visitors to your site--and getting them to buy.
SEO | Search Engine Optimization

Write a Keyword-Rich Article to Increase Site Traffic

If you have a way with words, we have 3 simple steps that'll help increase your web traffic--for free.
Business Management

Improve Your Online Customer Service

If you're wondering why customers aren't coming back to your e-business, maybe you should take a long, hard look at your customer service.
Growth Strategies

E-Business Trends: It's All About the Customer

Want to grow your online business in the coming year? Cater to your customers wherever and whenever they want to hear your marketing message.
Increase Your Online Sales
Online Marketing

Increase Your Online Sales

Don't just bank on one product. Learn how to generate even more sales by adding backend items.
Make Your Sales Copy Sell
Online Marketing

Make Your Sales Copy Sell

7 tricks to writing copy that brings in business.
Finding Customers

8 Opt-In Offers Your Visitors Can't Refuse

Look beyond newsletters in your online marketing efforts to find customers for your e-mail list.
Advertising

4 Easy Ways to Get Advertisers on Your Site

Pump up your profit margin with these simple tips for attracting advertisers.
Online Marketing

Top 5 Tips for Getting Your E-Mails Opened

Keep customers from deleting your e-mails with these simple tips.
Online Marketing

Hot New Ways to Market Online

Make 2006 your most profitable year ever with these top three up-to-the-minute marketing strategies.

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