27 April 2009

Swine flu: What is pandemic and epidemic?

In the last days the two words pandemic and epidemic appeared nearly in each newspaper and television program.

They talked about the illness that is caused by the swine flu which has its origin in the USA/Mexico. At the moment over 100 persons died already - not directly because of the virus from the swine but the virus can affect the human body.

The World Health Organization (WHO) is talking from an epidemic which could develop into a pandemic in the near future.

What is now exactly the difference between pandemic and epidemic?

Epidemic is a sickness which will affect thousands of persons within a specific area (country or even continent) and time frame (like at the moment many persons at the same time in Mexico and the USA).

Pandemic is when the epidemic is spreading from one country to several countries on different continents. In the past pandemics occur from persons who travelled worldwide by ship. In our time pandemics occur mainly by travelling with airplanes around the world.

Epidemic sicknesses are HIV, Bird/swine flu or SARS. The last flu epidemics have been in 1957 and 1968. They cost millions of persons their lives at that time.

23 April 2009

11 Tips: Free ways to get more traffic to your blog

Everyone who started a blog will get to the point where he wants that the world knows what you have written.

This point is called traffic in the Internet language.

Generating traffic for your blog or your website takes time in case you have just a few friends or relatives who visit your blog.

To get more traffic for free your blog follow one or all of these tips and you will see an increase of visitors!

  1. Write high quality and an unique content in your blog

  2. Keep adding content regularly

  3. Easy to remember domain/blog name

  4. Keywords in your images (and person who look just for pictures will visit your blog!)

  5. Improve your page titles

  6. Submit your blog/website to directories like Blogcatalog, MyBloglog, YouSayToo, Twitter and so on.

  7. Comment on other blogs with interesting content (not just -a nice blog- add some value to your comment!)

  8. RSS feeds by e-mail or for the Internet browser (Feedburner is one of the most interesting tools for promoting your blog for free, you even can place adds with a Google Adsense account and earn additional some cents/dollars!)

  9. Analyze your logs (best program is Google Analytic for free, put the code in your blog and see who visit your page, what they read, how long they stay and so on!)

  10. Use a signature with the links to your blog/website (in forums/e-mails)

  11. Give-away something for free in exchange with comments or articles about your give-away on their blog (you'll get backlinks for free ;-) )
Good luck on your way to more traffic!


21 April 2009

The One Minute Guide Explained!

Hello guys and gals,

in this blog i will give you many short guides for BETTER HEALTH, SELF DEVELOPMENT & GROWTH, EARN MONEY OPPORTUNITIES and other easy to understand explanations for your everyday life.

Some of the Guides will be sponsored reviews or paid links but they will represent MY HONEST OPINION.

I don't support companies in which i am not satisfied or which offer products who look like SCAM or could lead to FINANCIAL FRAUD.

You can be sure, if you are interested in these products, that they are also a good choice for you!

Have a great time with my ONE MINUTE GUIDES, now and in the future!



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