Top 5 Marketing Mistakes to Avoid when Optimizing a Website

Most people think of SEO as a technical role. While CSS, PHP and other programming skills are invaluable to SEO, I tend to think of SEO more as Marketing with technical requirements. More often than not, the marketing [...]

By |December 19th, 2007|Lead Nurture & Marketing Automation|9 Comments

Lettre ouverte à Kevin Rose

Cher Monsieur Rose,

Jai publi un article sur un blog il y a de cela quelques jours Une fonctionnalit sur Digg est brise Ohhhh, Ca fait mal, mettant en lumire quelques uns des problmes auxquels je me suis heurt. Lintention, comme [...]

By |December 18th, 2007|En Francais|Comments Off on Lettre ouverte à Kevin Rose

How SEO is like shovelling snow

Like many Canadians I've spent Sunday and Monday shovelling snow. Heaps of snow. Mountains of snow. And while doing so I couldn't help but think how much of SEO is like shovelling snow.

It Takes Teamwork


By |December 18th, 2007|SEO|6 Comments

Addressing Google Adwords. No. Really.

Hmmmm.....Sometimes you find things when you least expect it. Like when you happen to be in a meeting, doing a sample search and find yourself standing bolt upright, pointing and exclaiming, "OHMYGOD WHAT'S THAT?!?!" noting, "hmmm, that's interesting", as [...]

By |December 18th, 2007|PPC|1 Comment

How To Check Your Global Google SERPs Efficiently

Credit: MirkoGarufi

Although Search Engine People has a fair share of Canadian based clientele, we also service the needs of many firms that are located overseas, and often more than half way across the globe. With Local SEO becoming more [...]

By |December 18th, 2007|PPC|13 Comments

9 Biggest Learnings Re: Running an SEO Business

I've been running Search Engine People for 7 years now, and am just finally getting the company to the point that I know it could run perfectly without me in the picture at all. Don't get me wrong, I'm not [...]

By |December 17th, 2007|SEO|18 Comments

Social Media By The Numbers: Mixx

I would imagine there must be several dozen Digg clones out there. Most would argue that with so much competition and a formidable runaway leader, it would be difficult for a newcomer to break through. Having said this, there was [...]

By |December 17th, 2007|Social Media Marketing|Comments Off on Social Media By The Numbers: Mixx

Your Search Wish List Could Make You A Winner

What's on your search wish list this holiday season? Is there something you want from Santa Baby? (er, Santa Google or Santa Yahoo or ... you get the idea). To celebrate the holiday season and the coming new [...]

By |December 17th, 2007|SEO|23 Comments

Facebook's Toronto Network Surpasses 1,000,000 Members

Its official, Facebook's Toronto network just surpassed the 1 million member mark (see screen print below ... I captured it at the moment it hit 1,000,000 just for dramatic effect), and is growing in excess of 1500 new members per [...]

By |December 14th, 2007|Social Media Marketing|2 Comments

'twas The Web Before Christmas

"So in order to not make any more sales during Christmas, I don't need to do anything?!"

I shook me head.

"Nope. Nothing. Just leave your site as-is and your sales will remain more or less [...]

By |December 14th, 2007|Web Design|Comments Off on 'twas The Web Before Christmas