4 Starter Tips for Novice SEO People

by Stockbridge Truslow November 24th, 2009

If you are looking to do SEO on your site or are being asked to do SEO things for your company – going at it in the right way will really help you out. There is a reason that there is a demand for SEO firms – it's not something you can pick up and [...]

Linkbait: The New “Fake!”

by Ruud Hein November 23rd, 2009

"Fake!" "Photoshopped!" The new online citizens are world savvy. You're not pulling one over their eyes – and they're not afraid to vocalize that either. The obvious concern here is that the value of visual media such as videography and photography has changed if not diminished. Recorded or registered reality is no longer that; it's [...]

Discover What Google Really Thinks Of Your Pages

by Donna Fontenot November 23rd, 2009

What does Google REALLY think of your site's pages? Think PageRank gives a clue? Perhaps if we were shown true PageRank, we could use it as a somewhat reliable gauge, but unfortunately, we don't have that luxury. But we don't need PageRank. We have a better way to determine the rate of importance that Google [...]

Ruud Questions: Glen Allsopp aka ViperChill

by Ruud Hein November 20th, 2009

I had been following Glens blog when it suddenly became awefully quiet. Then it appeared I was still following him but on another blog, one where I should have known or remembered that this was his site but well, you know how the mind operates sometimes, dont you? Recently he popped back up on not [...]

Google Analytics Filter Best Practices

by Helen M. Overland November 19th, 2009

This is the third post in a 3 part series on Google Analytics setup Best Practices. Google Analytics is something we sometimes take for granted, but in reality sometimes accounts with years of data have to be abandoned simply because they were not set up properly. Hopefully this series will help people understand some of [...]

Keyword Research: A Proven System

by Garrett Pierson November 18th, 2009

This process on Keyword Research I am about to teach is one of many that I will be sharing with you on systems that I use in my daily business for myself, clients, and students. It is a proven system that I use that is simple, free, and powerful. Oh, did I mention it is [...]

Spending Time On Your Website

by Barry Welford November 17th, 2009

Spending Time On Your Website perhaps brought to mind a possible visit to check out some of your favourite web pages.  However the phrase has a much more important sense that could well be a call to action.  Time is a critical element for us all.  We usually do not have enough of it and [...]

Link Mining for Backlink Gems

by Melanie Nathan November 16th, 2009

In case you missed it, there was a great post about mining GeoCities backlinks recently. It basically pointed out that, with the closure of all GeoCities sites, there were now some sweet backlinks up for grabs for those that were willing to put in the work and ‘mine’ the links for suitable prospects. I completely [...]

How To Friday

by Ruud Hein November 13th, 2009

So its Friday, the #pubcon stream is about to dry up but the week isnt done yet. And if youre working for yourself you dont want it to be done either because " my God! –  otherwise youre seriously running out of time. In either case, between hanging back, kicking it down a notch and [...]

Ruud Questions: Michelle Corsano

by Ruud Hein November 13th, 2009

I love following people from all walks of life on Twitter. To learn from and be inspired by. Michelle Corsano is a marketing professor at the University of Toronto where she teaches Tools & Fundamentals of Web Marketing. On top of that she runs Burst Marketing. You teach "Tools & Fundamentals of Web Marketing" at [...]