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Iam stuck and am not able to distinguish between the home page and a landing page; Iam very new and just don't know anything about websites; Thanks
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The home page is the first page that a visitor discovers when he wants to visit your site. There is usually just one.
A landing page is the first page that a visitor discovers when you want him to do something, more often when clicking on a newsletter or adwords link. There are usually a lot of landing pages according to the action you want the visitor to make and the segmentation of your visitors.
Both can be very similar but usually the home page is content and navigation oriented and the landing page is sales and call-to-action oriented.
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