A Technical Guide to Ranking and Scoring Quality Content

August 6, 2012

When you’re writing content for your site, sometimes it’s hard to tell what quality it truly is. Will others like it? How will the search engines rank it? Does it have the ability to go viral? It’s hard to answer these questions on your own, and it can be very difficult to really gauge what [...]

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What Copywriting Can Teach You About Life

August 3, 2012

I dropped out of an office job with a large creative Agency to freelance, and while it’s true that I still pick up work from them occasionally, by and large, I’ve learned more about copywriting – and life – than I ever did working at a desk in a creative agency.  I thought I’d share [...]

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Just For Fun: Not All Geeks Are Created Equal

August 2, 2012

It was only recently that I realized geeks didn’t have to be into computers. I thought  all geeks were technology freaks. But when one of my not very techy friends called himself a geek, my mind expanded. But I soon learned, not all geeks are created equal. Though geeks are often seen as one cohesive [...]

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A-Muse Me, Wouldja? Dogs Days Of Summer Photography Challenge

August 1, 2012

On A Scavenger Hunt For Inspiration I am an amateur photographer – I mostly shoot photos of contra dancing for fun. But I also shoot photos for a real estate client in Key West – I’ve created a category on his blog to familiarize wannabe residents with Key West neighborhoods – and I’d like to [...]

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Increase Your RSS – Tips to Attract More Subscribers

July 31, 2012

The number of sites that offer RSS feeds has grown very quickly in recent years – partly due to available technologies but also due to an explosion in tablet usage. Despite RSS growth, some site owners are still having a hard time gaining RSS subscribers. Below are a few tips to attracting more RSS subscribers [...]

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The Etiquette of Social Networking

July 30, 2012

Rules of Engagement on Social Media: Tips and Pet Peeves If you’re only posting on a blog or forum for links,  Tweeting to drive traffic, or using Facebook to find buyers for your real estate listings, you’re networking for the wrong reasons. To successfully use social media – whether you are Stumbling, Tumbling, Sharing or [...]

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Blogging for SEO – How to Make It Work for You

July 25, 2012

Keep Search Engines In  Mind When You Blog Blogging can be one of the most effective parts of your online marketing strategy when done with SEO (search engine optimization) in mind.  The reason why this is true is because when you use SEO effectively you dramatically increase your odds of getting top rankings in the [...]

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Got Penguin Poop On Your Head? How To Deal With Google’s Latest Update

May 8, 2012

Cleaning Up Bird Poop After The Google Penguin Came Home to Roost Google has once again raised hell at the SERPs with yet another update to the infamous Panda. The new update is called Penguin. Funny how the big G has a way of associating the most radical and far reaching updates to their algorithm [...]

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Chime.In – Ding Dong: It’s Your New Best Bookmarking Site!

March 14, 2012

Knock, knock! Ding, dong! It’s time to open the door on a new social bookmarking site and Chime.in. Oh, no, you say, not another social site! That’s what I said when I learned I simply must start using Google+ – and I still haven’t gotten the hang of it. Or, more accurately, the habit of [...]

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The Top 5 SEO Ranking Factors

February 6, 2012

What if I told you there are only 5 ranking SEO signals that really matter? If you do nothing other than pay adequate attention to these 5 SEO ranking factors, you can make Google and the other search engines sit up and take note of your website. In fact, if you get the first one right, [...]

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