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The best areas to place advertising can vary from page to page and it depends on the type of content and layout you have. But one element that all websites have in common is a header and it’s the first thing that visitors usually see. For that reason, it’s a great spot to place advertisements.

If you’re following the new trend to lay out your site with CSS, you’re not using tables. So how do you position the ad in a specific area? Let’s learn how to absolutely position an ad!

STEP ONE

Let’s say we have a header image that’s 800 pixels wide and 140 pixels tall. (The following image isn’t that size as you can tell but let’s pretend!)

ads_step1.gif

STEP TWO

We’ll place it in a div called header and make it the background image. The CSS for that would be as follows:

#header {

height: 140px;

width: 800px;

background-image: url(images/header.gif);

position: relative;

}

The XHTML for that would be as follows:

<div id=”header”></div>

STEP THREE

Let’s say we have an ad that’s 234 pixels wide and 60 pixels tall. I want to place it in the bottom left corner of the header. I don’t want it to be right against the border so I want a bit of space in between the left and bottom sides.

ads_step2.gif

STEP FOUR

We’ll place the advertisement in a div called ad. The CSS for that would be as follows:

#ad {

height: 60px;

width: 234px;

position: absolute;

left: 10px;

bottom: 10px;

}

The XHTML for that would be as follows:

<div id=”ad”></div>

Now let’s bring it all together by placing the ad inside the header:

<div id=”header”>

<div id=”ad”></div>

</div>

So how does it work? Good question. Let me point out the details of the CSS that makes it work:

#header {

height: 140px;

width: 800px;

background-image: url(images/header.gif);

position: relative;

}

#ad {

height: 60px;

width: 234px;

position: absolute;

left: 10px;

bottom: 10px;

}

Notice that the ad’s position is set to absolute and the header’s position is set to relative. What that means is that we want the ad to be absolutely positioned relative to where the header is.

We said the header was 800 pixels wide and 140 pixels tall. That means that the width of the header starts at 0 pixels and ends at 800 pixels. The height starts at 0 pixels and ends at 140 pixels.

Because we set the ad’s position of left and bottom to 10 pixels, the ad is positioned 10 pixels from the left and 10 pixels from the bottom of the header! Need a live example, check out the ad inside the header on this page!

NOTE: The options you have to position are top, right, bottom, and left. So if you wanted to position the ad in the top left, it would be top: 10px and left: 10px.

Go have some fun absolute positioning!

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Entrepreneurship is quickly becoming one of the most desired and sought after career paths. This list is a compilation of the best web resources for aspiring entrepreneurs and small business owners.

  • Internet Marketing Advisor – Resources of interest to Internet Marketers including IM Basics, Types of IM, IM Services, IM Websites, IM Advertising, IM Scams, IM Sales, IM Research, IM Techniques & IM Strategy.
  • American Inventor Spot – Focused on inventors and invention advice, along with latest news on the coolest inventions, innovations and ideas.
  • SEO Factor – These often overlooked factors are rather small, but in the world of internet marketing, every edge counts.
  • The Magic 3 Essentials Tool for Web Designer and SEO.. JUST THREE! – There are some other important tools you will need to utilize as well if you want to have ea successful website.
  • Home Based Business Ideas & Franchises – A growing collection of home based business ideas, business tips, and a home based franchise directory.
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  • MyWealthPuzzle.com – You’ve heard yourself say things like: I don’t have the time, I don’t have the money, I don’t have the education… I want to help you get to the point where you say “yes, I can do it!” Free wealth newsletter.
  • The Law of Attraction: A Comprehensive Guide – The ultimate geek tool. Use the Law of Attraction to get what you want in life, wealth, love, or peace!
  • Press Release as cost effective marketing tool – The best way of learning to write a top-notch press release is simply to read top-notch press release. In this way, you can gather the essential points in making a good one.
  • Web Design and Search Engine Optimization – It is a blog about web design and search engine optimization. Great web design and search engine optimization will give you traffic and give you better placement on SERPs.
  • Resources for Entrepreneurs at Gaebler Ventures – Hundreds of articles for entrepreneurs written by a serial entrepreneur.
  • Tips in Creating a Web Site That Builds Trust II Trusted Web Site II – Most people view organizations – and web sites – they don’t know with great skepticism. Given all the identity theft and viruses running around, people are understandably cautious and somewhat skeptical when they go to a new web site. What can you do?
  • Proadultoutsourcing – Internet Offshore Outsourcing Solutions – Proadultoutsourcing is the leading provider of Internet Offshore Outsourcing Solutions since 2003 for clients worldwide in need of various web related services. We offer you qualified IT professionals that will work and become one of your employees overseas via the Internet from our office instantly
  • Doing it yourself – Seeing websites online makes you wonder how these people, company and business go about having their own websites. The things that are put into these sites appear so complicated that you may think it takes a lot of time and knowledge to be able to go about having your own site.
  • Entrepreneur Strategy – Squidoo Lens on Entrepreneurship, resources, links and articles. Take the quiz to see if you have what it takes.
  • Online Marketing Advisor – Resources, articles and links of interest to entrepreneurs and online marketers.
  • Small Business Radio by Promethius Consulting, LLC – Business podcast and blog covering technology, ideas, books, software, websites all designed to feed your business brain.
  • TradePals – Free Sales Leads – TradePals provides free sales leads without cold calling to Entrepreneurs across North America
  • Entrepreneur’s Journey – Entrepreneur’s Journey. Yaro Starak an entrepreneur from Australia.
  • Entrepreneur Advisor – Lots of articles, links and resources of interest to entrepreneurs looking to start a business.
  • Stanford Technology Ventures Program – STVP’s Educators Corner is a free collection of entrepreneurship resources including podcasts, video clips, and presentations.
  • Go BIG Network – The BIGGEST network for STARTUP opportunities!
  • Daily Thoughts for Business Podcast – Offers a daily podcast of business tips, quotes, and ideas for entrepreneurs and business owners.
  • Business Performance Coaching – 400 + articles by a business coach.
  • Home Business Success Resources – Links, articles, ebooks and more for small business success.
  • The Startups and Entrepreneurship Spot – A collection of useful links and news articles around entrepreneurship.
  • Frank Team – The FRANK Team provide fun and innovative skills training, guest speakers and resources for young people and grown ups in the area of entrepreneurship and career passion. Our training hits the mark because we’re straight talkers, we speak from experience not textbooks, we’re genuine. We provide only the skills you need to know to make your [ideas, career, business] a reality. We work with schools, uni/colleges, corporates, community groups, councils, individuals, and government Australia-wide. Our trainers are all inspiring young entrepreneurs. Check out IGNITE – our free e-newsletter for enterprising young people, and FRANK – our ad-free diet-free and stupid-free magazine for young women.
  • Microentrepreneur.biz – Many small businesses (all owned by one owner) will equal one decent income…
  • Entrepreneur Success Blog – MlM and Home business success blog
  • Brian Kim.net – Invest In Yourself and Make It Happen – The purpose of this site is to provide you with free high quality articles on personal development for all levels of life, whether it is mental, physical, financial, or social, that you can use to invest in yourself, your greatest asset, and make your dreams come true.
  • Dave’s Free iPod Guide! Renovated! – Dave’s Free iPod Guide! Renovated! A comprehensive guide to getting a free iPod just to argue against all the free iPod skeptics out there. This site contains everything you want to know, including pictures of his free iPod. It also features step by step instructions, proof, and a free conga line to help you get started! Please visit http://www.davesfreeipodguide.tk for more details! Pics of his free iPod are on it too!
  • Steve Pavlina – Personal Development for Smart People.
  • Paul Graham Essays – Essays on starting a start up.
  • GraphicXperiment.com – Free graphic resources for webmasters : original web interfaces and templates, wallpapers, high definition tattoos, logos and Photoshop templates, backgrounds, buttons…and more
  • Signum sine tinnitu – by Guy Kawasaki – Guy Kawasaki is a managing director of Garage Technology Ventures, an early-stage venture capital firm and a columnist for Forbes.com.
  • Creating Passionate Users – About the brain and metacognition, most especially–how the brain works and how to exploit it for better learning and memory. Oh yeah, and how to recognize when someone else is applying brain-based techniques to get you to do something.
  • Business Opportunities Weblog – Opportunities, ideas, news, and links for small business entrepreneurs.
  • Escape From Cubicle Nation – How to go from corporate prisoner to thriving entrepreneur – by Pamela Slim
  • Entrepreneur Lens on Squidoo – Entrepreneur hub adding new material on a regular basis.
  • Small Business Brief – Providing small business resources, informative articles, current news, software directory and the small business ideas forum. Additionally offers a free weekly newsletter that caters to small business owners.
  • Seth’s Blog – Seth Godin’s riffs on marketing, respect, and the ways ideas spread.
  • OnStartups.com – Practical Advice for Software Startups.
  • Small Business Branding – Advice for small business owners. Learn how to market and brand your business using online and offline techniques from Australian small business entrepreneur Yaro Starak.
  • Young Go Getter – Blog, forums, interviews, podcast, news and more on entrepreneurship (especially for young entrepreneurs)
  • My Adsense Guide – An internet marketing blog by an online entrepreneur.
  • 52 Reviews – Entrepreneurship, productivty, and GTD, oh, and books.
  • Wuraweb – Find Local Businesses and Services – Find Local Businesses’ exact prices, contacts, ratings and more. Also post your listing for FREE on Wuraweb.com
  • StartupNation – StartupNation is your source for small business advice – participate in our entrepreneur forum, get help starting a business, find resources to work from home.
  • Unusual Business Ideas That Work – Uncommon Business is a blog about people who make money online selling unusual, strange and sometimes bizarre things or provide curious services.
  • Paul Allen (the lesser) – Internet entrepreneur.
  • YE Blogger – World’s Largest Directory of Young Entrepreneur Blogs
  • Small Biz Survival – By and for small business people in rural areas and small towns.
  • Diamond Cut – Offers entrepreneurial advice for fitness professionals and others who want to grow a service business.
  • WorkHappy.net – Killer Resources for Entrepreneurs
  • Cinventure – Cincinnati’s resource for aspiring entrepreneurs and small business owners.
  • Singapore Entrepreneurs – A Singaporean Blog on Entrepreneurship and Venture Capital
  • NicheGeek.com – Showing you what others overlook.

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Resources webmasters can use to improve their optimization techniques both onsite and offsite.

  • Now you can View your Site Stats in Real-Time 3D! – Web Stats in Video Game Format! Start Viewing Your Live Traffic in Ways You Never Imagined VisitorVille applies video game principles to help you easily visualize and better understand your web site traffic statistics. It’s easy: each building represents a web page; each bus a search engine; and each animated character a real visitor to your site! Just paste our tracking code into your web pages, then launch VisitorVille for Windows to analyze your stats and watch your traffic in real time.
  • Google Onebox Optimization Tips – Oneboxer is the online journal of Brian Mark, Internet 500 marketing guru. Oneboxer shows you how to increase pageviews and sales using The Google onebox space. With it, Brian has achieved added sales in the 7 figure area.
  • adgridwork – adgridwork is ‘The World’s First Free Advertising Network.’ Promote your website, blog or business on the Ad Network by helping to serve other users’ advertisements. Think Bittorent for Advertising!
  • RSS Marketing profits Make easy – RSS is a technology that has the potential of overcoming many of the internet marketing challenges we are facing today, RSS is becoming a strong daily content delivery vehicle.
  • Search Engine Marketing Success – Search engine optimization,social networking, web 2.0 are the hottest area of online traffic generation today. Search Engine Marketing (SEM) is the practice of getting your website visible on the major search engines such as Google, MSN and Yahoo
  • New Web 2.0 Secrets – How To Capitalize On The Blazing Fast Growth Of Web 2.0 Companies Like MySpace, Technorati, Digg And Others To Instantly Attract An Unlimited Supply Of New Prospects & Customers To Your Websites…. FOR FREE! You have social networking sites. Social bookmarking sites. Authority sites. Im sure youve heard some of their names before… Digg MySpace Technorati Squidoo Wikipedia Craigslist Del.icio.us Furl.net
  • SEO’s Best Toolbar – Free search engine frontend & browser add-on to help you search all over the internet from your web browser’s address bar (over 300 searchable resources from one tab)! Submit your web site to over 300 search engines with a free buitl-in addon SEO promotional tool for webmasters.
  • Zoobie TV – Features Zoobie’s reviews on different Internet Marketing products.
  • Sell SEO Domains – Webmaster marketplace for SEOs and general webmasters
  • Seo for Newbies – Small guide how to optimize your blog for search engines written for adult webmasters, but useful for mainstream as well
  • My Adsense Guide – Internet marketing tips by an online entrepreneur.
  • Keyword Research – Article by Robert Wright on keyword research. **Snippet:** Professional keyword research is the cornerstone of any true search engine marketing campaign…
  • Contextual Link Exchanging – Article by Dane Lyons on the importance of contextual links. **Snippet:** Writing web content is an excellent way to build passive income. An article can potentially pull visitors from search engines for years. Each targeted visitor is potentially worth more than $.003 from contextual ads alone…
  • SitePoint – Search Engine Optimization section of SitePoint.com
  • Search Engine Placement Tips – Article by Dane Lyons on search engine placement. **Snippet:** This is more important than some people think. Each page should be w3c compliant. You should definitely use a unique title on every page. It is also a good idea to add unique descriptions and keywords…
  • Webmaster Talk – General SEO talk section of Webmaster-Talk.com
  • Thread Watch – Aaron Wall’s SEO Blog.
  • Webmaster World – Great forum on search marketing and webmaster resources.
  • Search Engine Blog – Peter Da Vanzo’s SEO Blog.
  • Link Popularity – Article by Robert Wright on Link Popularity. **Snippet:** For years now, the importance of link popularity has increased…
  • Microsoft’s Vow – Blog on Microsoft’s vow to surpass Google within 6 Months.
  • SEO Speedwagon – Erik Dafforn’s SEO Blog.
  • Newspaper Advertising Tips – Affordable local advertising has never been easier than launching a newspaper advertising campaign in the classified ads section of your newspaper. Everyday, millions of people place classified ads in their local newspaper to sell a car, hire an employee, or sell real estate.
  • Small Business Resources Blog – Stop procrastinating, I know you have the 20 minutes a day needed to start your internet business.
  • SEO and Real Estate – How do we fit this puzzle? How can we relate a Search Engine Optimization (SEO) service, which is an internet-based activity with the services offered by Real Estate firms, which caters to properties and land deals? Both are entirely different, well, until the Real Estate firms, decided to go ONLINE. And that’s where we find the synergy.