Archives for September 2012

Viral and Word of Mouth Marketing

Moderator: Todd Friesen Speakers: Rand Fishkin, CEO, SEOMoz Louise Rijk, Co-founder and Vice-President of Marketing and Sales, Advanced Media Productions, Inc. Aaron Wall, Author, SEO Book Lawrence Coburn, President, RateItAll, Inc. First up is Louise talking about how big agencies look at word of mouth marketing. Who do you trust as part of word of mouth, consumer generated media, and … [Continue reading Viral and Word of Mouth Marketing]

Leadership Blogging, It’s All About Leading

The following post is a counterpoint to the Outspoken Media post titled “Would I Recognize Your Blog In A Dark Alley“, and exists to offer an alternative path to land of unicorns and rainbows.

Wanted Amazon WordPress Plugin

I’ve been looking for one of these myself for a while but have never found one. A plugin that lets me put in my amazon aff id and then appends it “automagically” to all previous and new amazon links that get created. All of the amazon plugins I’ve seen work with a search mechanism requiring you to go through and … [Continue reading Wanted Amazon WordPress Plugin]

Prisoners of War in the Battle for Paid Links

Yesterday I came across a post from Dazzlin Donna entitled Matt Cutts, Why Am I Still Being Punished, there are several points in that post worth noting and discussing in more detail.

Text-Link-Ads.com Review

The following post is a paid review of Text-Link-Ads.com. This first review I gave of Text Link Ads was back in June of 2005, and since that point in time my relationship with them has grown deeper and stronger. I am customer, client, and affiliate of theirs. If they weren’t offering good service I don’t think I’d still be with … [Continue reading Text-Link-Ads.com Review]

Wondering Why I see So Many Dates in The SERPS

Here’s a screen shot of a Google search I did earlier today, made me wonder why Google thought it was important to include the date so many times It’s even more odd considering the issues they’ve been having with getting dates right in Google news

SMX Interview

Here’s an interview I did with Kara Ratliff of Web Pro news You can check out more videos from SMX social in the archives

Roundup Posts – Bringing Life to the Dead

As Andy says with any good blog the money is in the archives stupid. I was reading lifehacker today and was reminded of that fact with a quick and easy example of how to get it done.

No Optimizer Left Behind

While I was off doing some work Jill and Lisa engaged in a debate over whether or not we need SEO standards. Even though I’m a day late and a dollar short I’m still going to throw my 2 cents in.

Why You Should Care About AT&T’s iPhone Data Plans Even If You Don’t Own an iPhone

While a lot of the attention on AT&T and Apple in the past few weeks has been focused on the release of the iPad and new iPhone,  the elimination of unlimited data plans is an equally important development, especially for website owners and publishers.

Does Your Publishing Schedule Match Your Readers Habits

In old days newspapers and magazine figured out there where optimal times for publishing certain types of stories, example Tuesday was traditionally “Science Times Tuesday”. As old world publishers transitioned to online publishers those rules probably don’t apply anymore and just might be working against them.

Can You Get a Website Indexed with No Links and XML Sitemaps?

This weekend I was doing a little housekeeping on some of my domains and hosting accounts and decided to test and see if it was possible to get a website indexed using XML Sitemaps and no external links.

Using Google Sitemaps for Competitive Intelligence

I’m a big fan of the Google Webmaster Central Program and using sitemaps. I agree that you should build your website so that it is crawlable and not rely on sitemaps to compensate for poor site architecture, but hands down there is no better tool when you are migrating or cleaning up after a site migration than webmaster central. However … [Continue reading Using Google Sitemaps for Competitive Intelligence]

Blogging Code of Conduct … Stupid Idea

Boy it’s a good thing that someone came up with the blogging code of conduct idea, because that will almost certainly put and end to people who people who do stupid things and act like jerks … I mean really does anybody think troublemakers and rule breakers give a rats ass about rules, regulations or guidelines … rules, laws, guidelines … [Continue reading Blogging Code of Conduct … Stupid Idea]

Jason Duke – Local Search Interview

In this interview we’re talking with Jason Duke aka JasonD of StrangeLogic.com.

Brad Geddes – Local Search Interview

In this interview we’re talking with Brad Geddes aka eWhisper who is also the Moderator on WMW local search forum.