Looking for Link Love in All The Wrong Places?

August 1, 2011

… And Ending Up With A One Night Stand? Do you look for a quality link relationships and end up with little more than one night stands? Have you been hung out to dry by webmasters who deleted reciprocal link pages?  Has relying on the Toolbar made A Fool(bar) out of you? Too many webmasters [...]

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Creative Thinking Leads To Positive Linking

July 26, 2011

Linking Outside The Box What’s the secret to building quality links  to your website? I believe creative thinking leads to quality linking. You have to get outside the proverbial box. Link exchanges and article marketing, forum posting and the run of the mill self service methods will only take you so far. An Out of [...]

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On Categories, Sidebar Navigation and Blog Posts I Want to Read

July 24, 2011

It can be overwhelming to start something new – at least for me. I have become engrossed in learning more about Thesis (the theme I’m using for this wordpress blog) and the choices I have in design and layout. I don’t have the time to read everything that seems likely to teach me something that [...]

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Join The Summer Long Blog Challenge On V7N

July 21, 2011

Sometimes things happen just the way I need! Having a Summer Long Blog Challenge   at V7N will be the perfect way to keep my focus on establishing this new blog. Do you have a blog? Do you blog regularly? Ah, there’s the rub, isn’t it? Finding the motivation to post on a daily or regular [...]

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Advanced SEO Rules and Tactics – Interview With Gab Goldenberg

July 20, 2011

I was immediately impressed with Gab Goldenberg when I got my hands on a copy of his new ebook Advanced SEO’s 7 Curiously Obvious Rules & 30 Singular Tactics That Illustrate Them. I found more than one technique that made me raise my eyebrows and nod my head. This is not your run-of-the-mill book of [...]

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Google+: Just Another Time Suck?

July 18, 2011

Should I Join Google Plus? Or is it just one more drain on my time?  If you aren’t already on Google+, you may still be waiting for an invitation, or you may be thinking, do I really have to get involved with another social network? Another drain on my time? The jury is out on [...]

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Link Building Lessons – Basics and Beyond

July 16, 2011

If you’re a link builder approaching webmasters for an exchange, here’s the best advice you can get: Grow a thick skin: you will get rejected. Get Over It! I once knew the consummate pick up artist. In all the years I knew Dary he never stopped asking me for, um, a date. He was annoyingly [...]

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Caveat Emptor – Buying Paid Links Is Now As Risky As Selling Them

July 15, 2011

Buying links has gotten riskier. Much riskier. Google’s campaign against paid links, which first heated up in 2007, largely targeted websites that sell links; buyers were safe – until recently. This summer some webmasters who have what Google calls “possibly artificial or unnatural links” have been penalized. The sites in question may or may not [...]

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“Remarkability:” What Makes Content Worthy of Sharing?

July 13, 2011

What makes content remarkable? It might be humor, a clever analogy or metaphor, an original, colorful graphic  or it might be something you can use in your own life. If you’re a word press ‘developer’ who uses Thesis and has trouble explaining what Thesis does for a blog, this post makes at least 3 of [...]

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SEO Today: What’s Changed, What Stays The Same?

July 12, 2011

In the wake of Google’s Panda updates, (a series of changes to the search giant’s algorithm which targeted lower quality sites), much has changed in the realm of search marketing. Some highly effective tactics have bitten the dust; some are altered but still viable. One thing hasn’t changed – it still boils down to relevant, [...]

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