//February

How to Establish a Strong Business Presence on LinkedIn

For a social network with around 200 million members, you would probably say that it is the online equivalent of a ghost town. That is, when you compare the number of users LinkedIn has compared to its fellow networking sites.

Despite [...]

By |February 28th, 2013|Social Media Marketing|2 Comments

The 68 Most Authoritative Search Marketing Blogs In One Custom Search Engine

Update: Although I wouldn't try to read these 68 eMarketing websites simultaneously, I realized that some people would be interested in integrating this A-list into a their RSS reader. Therefore, I made a Google Reader bundle of these websites. The [...]

By |February 28th, 2013|Lead Nurture & Marketing Automation|10 Comments

How to Knock a URL Off the First Page of Google

Almost every month we find a website aimed at trashing other businesses. The amount of traffic driven by comments keeps the URL high on SERP's and almost 100% of the time the information that's linked to the comments is slanderous [...]

By |February 27th, 2013|SEO|3 Comments

4 Essential Free Google Analytics SEO Custom Reports

The out-of-the-box SEO (organic search) reports in Google Analytics a very limited and provides little insigths beyond the top-level KPI's. However if you take advantage of the Google Analytics Custom Reports you are able to pull out very valuable and [...]

By |February 27th, 2013|Analytics & ROI Analysis|3 Comments

5 Great Practical Uses for QR Codes Beyond SEO

You're probably somewhat familiar with the many ways that retailers and businesses have been using QR codes. They seem to be showing up everywhere when it comes to businesses - in stores, magazines, on TV, business cards and mailers. But, [...]

By |February 26th, 2013|Content, SEO|17 Comments

Larry Page On How To Become Part Of The Google+ Knowledge Graph

I like Google. And I'd like Google to like me.

Although it's all very up in the air-ish we know that the rel=author and related stuff that Google's doing is going to be used at some time. Be it for better [...]

By |February 26th, 2013|PPC|14 Comments

How To Make An Honest Buck From Link Removal Requests

Today I received my first link removal request for a website that I manage. It has almost been a year since Google's Penguin waddled out from the frozen south to wreak havoc on poorly SEO'd sites. People are still trying [...]

By |February 25th, 2013|SEO|2 Comments

What "the Big Bang Theory" Can Teach You About Writing for Your Brand

"Bazinga!"

Anna's exclamation caught me off-guard as we entered the Warner Brother's "Television Out of the Box" exhibit at the Paley Center for Media. She pointed towards an over-sized mug in the gift shop.

The Big Bang Theory.

We explored the exhibit of [...]

By |February 25th, 2013|Content|2 Comments

Creating User Friendly Navigation Menus

Although I don't claim to be a designer myself, the world of web development goes hand in hand with that of design. One thing I appreciate as a developer (and an average internet user) is a friendly navigation [...]

By |February 22nd, 2013|Content|Comments Off on Creating User Friendly Navigation Menus

10 Things We Didn't Know A Week Ago [Week 08]

1. Google's Ad Quality Team Stats Data Sets Range In The Billions

"Our data sets contain billions of observations before any aggregation is done.Even after aggregating down to a more manageable size, they can easily consist [...]

By |February 22nd, 2013|Content, Inbound Marketing|1 Comment