Archives for August 2017

Esca Review – Dinner with Dave Pasternack

One of the highlights of my trip to SES in New York last week was going out to dinner with Todd, Jonah, Greg, Barbara, Dax to Esca and having dinner with the REAL Dave Pasternack.

Dear Matt Cutts, Will You Please Stop Waking Up My Wife in Bed

Dear Matt Cutts, will you please stop waking up my wife in bed! Ok, sure, I’m having a bit of fun. Matt Cutts isn’t really stopping by my house, and I certainly hope he’s not in my bedroom. He is, however, waking up my wife … or, more correctly, his webmaster central YouTube videos are …

How to Create a Custom 404 Page

If you’ve spent any time on the internet, chances are you’ve seen silly, funny, or just plain insane custom 404 error pages. However, this article isn’t about creating one of those types of custom 404 pages; this is about creating a better 404 page that is not only helpful to your users but solves technical problems you might not even … [Continue reading How to Create a Custom 404 Page]

Interview with Loren Feldman of 1938 Media

For today’s post, we’re going to be talking to Loren Feldman of 1938 Media. Hi Loren. For my readers who might not know you, can you tell us a little about yourself, your company, and what you do.

Buying Links to Third Party Websites

Last week I was having a discussion on Twitter about whether or not  some links were bought. Quite a few people were confused about how you can use link buying to your advantage when you buy links to a website you don’t own (aka a third party). I thought I’d do a little ed-ju-macating and share some tips and tricks.

New Twitter Account @graywolfseo

Now that twitter lists have taken off and are being utilized, and in some cases are replacing RSS readers, I’m going to try to take advantage by experimenting with a new account @graywolfseo.

How to Perpetuate Internet Celebrity via Livetwittering

So here’s a new tool for all you twitter people called Live Twittering be sure to check out my event How to Perpetuate Internet Celebrity

Google’s Policy on No follow and Reviews is Hypocritical and Wrong

I’m not exactly sure what caused all this secondary fuss about no-follow and reviews lately but I think it’s time someone pointed out that Google is being extremely hypocritical about the entire thing and using fear, uncertainty and doubt (FUD) to corral web publishers to their way of thinking.

Merrick Lozano – Local Search interview

Today we’re talking with Merrick Lozano of PRLeap.com.

Liechtenstein Meets Long Island on the WWW

One of the things that always makes me think outside of the box is when “the real world” and “my outside life” intersects in serendipitous ways.

Dave Pasternack PPC Update

I updated my Dave Pasternack ads let me know which one you like, with any luck I’ll win the best PPC prize and get to go to dinner with Webguerilla and meet the real Dave Pasternack at Esca when SES NY rolls around.   Tags: dave+pasternack, davepasternack

Why Fast Company Won’t Exist Long Before 2016

So Fast Company posted an article entitled Six Jobs That Won’t Exist in 2016. Hey Fast Company Staff get your heads out of your collective asses and stop with the paginated articles … especially when you don’t need them … if you don’t people will stop reading you and you won’t be around to see if your predictions came true … [Continue reading Why Fast Company Won’t Exist Long Before 2016]

Why You Can Almost Guarantee Google is Using Your Analytics Data

While many webmasters and publishers use Google analytics without a second thought, smart publishers, marketers, and SEOs are left to speculate… Is Google using this data? What might they use it for? And am I doing myself more harm than good using it?

Merrick Lozano of PRLeap Gives Tips About Press Releases

This is the third time we’re speaking with Merrick Lozano of PRLeap, so let’s dive right in. The last time we talked here was 2007 when we spoke about local search. What’s new in the area of press releases that people should know about?

Universal Local Search and Direct Navigation

So here’s an interesting little discovery, type the following into your FF address bar Museum of Modern Art You should be directed to http://moma.org/

Hare Brained Link Building Ideas for Link Monkeys

I’m a big fan of outside of the box thinking especially where link building is concerned. If you’re looking for some link building ideas be sure to check out Brainstorm On How To Get One Way I.B. Links on WMW in the supporters section. In particular pay attention to what Martinibuster has to say, that is a close to a … [Continue reading Hare Brained Link Building Ideas for Link Monkeys]

Blue Widgets – Google and CSS Files

With all this talk about Google Crawling CSS files I thought it might be nice to get an idea what’s within guidelines and what’s not.

Google: Partner or Vendor

So I’ve been catching up with my podcast backlog and caught Greg Niland (aka GoodROI) interviewing Brad Geddes (aka eWhisper). He asked a pretty interesting question mid show “Do you see Google a partner or as a vendor you’re buying traffic from” good stuff, you can download the whole interview from Webmasterradio.

How I Create and Manage A WordPress Website

While I do have some issues with WordPress, it is one of my favorite CMS tools, because it’s easy to use, manage, and customize. In this post I’m going to give you a bit of insight into how I manage a WordPress website.

No The TSA Really Didn’t Take Your Baby

Late last week as we where all recovering from balloon boy, another minor kefuffle percolated to the top involving a mother and her child being separated during a TSA checkpoint screening. This story provides some interesting insight from a reputation management and social media perspective, so I’d like to delve a little deeper.