The Online Entrepreneur Magazine
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This week has been packed with intense work and
Writing the eZine by the light of the “
oil” has been
have some great material for you in this issue so read and enjoy.
Last week, I announced
the creation of the Boomer eZine Forum, but after I thought about it
weekend, I can to the realization that I was duplicating another forum
created on another Boomer website.
did not make sense to manage two forums which covered the same topics.
I decided to make the Boomer Entrepreneur Forum
serve for both sites.
I encourage you to go to
the Boomer Entrepreneur Forum http://www.boomer-entrepreneur.com/boomer_forum
and post any comments or questions that you might
have about the topics.
Weekly, I try to post several helpful hints or post
some subject that is of interest to Boomer Entrepreneurs.
I look forward to communicating with you on the
Build It (SBI) #4
This week I continued to
build the website on www.retirement-jobs-online.com.
Even though the basic template that I started with
was adequate, it
looked dull and was not what I wanted for the long term.
So I went back to the Site Central where all website
changing takes place. I
other options for website themes.
the “Look and Feel Selector”, I selected the option for additional
These are free but require a little additional work
I followed the instructions to change the theme.
I invite you to go to the site and take a look.
It is an upbeat cloud theme, light and cheery, just
as one should feel at
invite you to take a
look at www.retirement-jobs-online.com.
I am impressed how SBI
assists you in building web pages.
is a point and click system and you do not have to know HTML.
Even though I do fairly well with building web pages
Front Page, I am strictly following the SBI system to simulate a novice
Anyone can use this to build web pages.
It leads you through the process.
you have finished the page, you click the “Preview It” button and a new
will open that show the web page exactly like it will appear on your
when it is published. If
the looks of it, click the “Analyze It” button.
This calls a program that completely analyzes the
page to make it conform
to what the search engines will look for on the page.
“Analyze It” checks
your Page File Name, Page Title, Keywords, Page Description, Page
makes certain that your key words appear in the first 90 words of the
the body of the page. Once
been through ‘Analyze It” several times, your site will be perfect for
search engine to analyze. This
raise your site in the search engine rankings and that will bring free
to your site.
Before Site Build It, I
have built several websites and I have tried to remember to do all the
that are supposed to increase search engine ranking.
However, I am not a professional web designer and it
is difficult for me
to remember all the rules. With
I build the site and it tells me what I need to change to make the page
search engine friendly.
I continue to be
impressed with SBI. I
will have more
to tell you about my SBI experiences next week.
about Working after Retirement
I recently read an
article by Sharon O’Brien, Senior Living Editor in About.com.
In it she discussed how the old way to retire was to
work till 65, get
the gold watch, and head for the rocking chair.
We all know that
retirement has changed and many seniors and boomers are retiring at all
different ages and consider retirement jobs as part of their retirement.
National Council on Aging reports that
one in three Americans age 65 and older has a retirement job, working
retirement jobs trend is likely to
increase as more baby boomers get closer to retirement. According to a
newsletter is for those who want to continue to work and use the
generate the supplemental income.
Tip on eBay Accounts
opening two accounts on eBay. Use
one for selling and one for buying. eBay allows you to have multiple
keep the selling and buying separate so you can develop and maintain
feedback on your buying site.
For more eBay tips go to http://www.boomer-entrepreneur.com/boomer_forum
Well, that's all for this week. We look forward to seeing you again in the next issue so "stay tuned".
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