Archives for May 2010

Dealing With a “Scam” Listing For Your Company Name in the SERPs

Anyone who deals with the public sector will have to deal with negative listings about them in the SERPs at some point. The most damaging of these is the “scam” listing. In this post I’ll discuss some tactics you can use to handle them.

Writing Keyword Focused Posts that are Interesting

One of my constant criticisms of bloggers and the blogosphere in general is the sacrifice of keyword focus and the traffic it could bring when bloggers are more lyrical with their prose than they need to be.

Foursquare Promotions Spotted

In my most recent column on Search Engine Land I wrote about Foursquare Tools for Businesses. After writing that article, I came across a local promotion.

Book Review – ProBlogger, Secrets to Blogging Your Way to a Six Figure Income

A few weeks ago I received a copy of the new book ProBlogger, Secrets to Blogging Your Way to a Six Figure Income from Darren Rowse and Chris Garrett. The book is an excellent resource for anyone who wants to learn how to be a professional blogger–or how to monetize a blog they already run.

How Do You Measure ‘IT’?

I’ve been doing SEO for a few years, with specific focus on social media and ways businesses can find their audience, their prospects and make money out of utilizing social media to generate leads. What I am still troubled to see, maybe because I live and breathe this industry, is that social media still seems a place where businesses fail.

How to FTP Upload Image Files From an iPad

I recently became the new owner of an iPad 3G and, despite my initial skepticism when the device was first announced, I actually really like it. Truth be told, I actually like it more than my Asus Netbook. That said, if it can’t help me actually get work done, then it really is a toy. So I brought it along … [Continue reading How to FTP Upload Image Files From an iPad]

Two New Plugins Worth Checking Out from Linkshare and EzineArticles

As I mentioned before, I’m a big fan of plugins. They help me manage and run WordPress more efficiently and GTD. I’ve got a list of SEO Plugins for WordPress, which is on living URL (hmm… 2008. Guess I need to update that…). Last week, I came across two new plugins that are different. I think they really help WordPress take … [Continue reading Two New Plugins Worth Checking Out from Linkshare and EzineArticles]

How to Handle Pagination

Today’s post is an answer to a question from Don: How to best handle pagantion, use the same description meta tags? Use the same title tags just add page 2

6 Tools & Tips to Help You Improve Your Blog Posts

I was having a a few conversations on twitter last week. It was clear that more than one person needed a little bit more explanation about how to put some of the tips I mentioned into action, so here are 6 quick tips to help you improve your posts.

How Do You Archive Pages on a High Post Volume Website

Today’s post is an answer to a question I took a few weeks ago: How to organize archives/categories on WordPress for news site/blog that publishes a lot of articles, around 30-50 daily.