Archive for March, 2010


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SEO Requires Ritual Sacrifice?

Dilbert folks think so… Here’s a funny for you This is what SEO does. It makes you happy sometimes, when things are going well and when you’re on top of the results pages. When it’s not going well… Let’s just say that customers aren’t happy. A few years back, I was getting some things done […]

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SEO: Related Linking… Good or Not?

Matt Cutts thinks that adding related links under each of your posts is a great idea, and so do I!  You can see them on all of my single post pages. (Click on the post title.) Check it out: LinkedTube There’s a plugin that will find these posts for you, called… WordPress related posts… TaDa! […]

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Alexa and Analytics: How to Use What You Learn

For SEO purposes, Alexa has been looked at askance for some time.  People hate it, they love it, and they hate it again. But I have to say that over the years, Alexa.com has beefed up its stats, and if you check them for your website, you might be surprised about what you find. Imagine […]

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Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-03-28 #theSEONewsBlog

Get $5 For Waiting More Than 5 Minutes:  John Chow : A long time ago, my bank, TD Canada Trust, ran a promotion to… http://bit.ly/bad4jD # Turtles: So Hot Right Now [Randomly Viral]: Watch out cats and kittehs everywhere — your spot atop the heap of mos… http://bit.ly/d33BY8 # Melinda and Rob Babiak from Look […]

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Firefox Add-On Omnibar & Be an SEO Ninja

Here’s a cool Firefox Add-on for you: It’s called “Omnibar,” and though I just added it, I think it’s going to be freakin’ awesome! How many times have you wanted to get to a page, but couldn’t remember that very looooooooooong URL? I sure have, and with Omnibar, you’ll be searching as you type your […]

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SEO Quake: What You Should Know

Did you know that by using SEO Quake the wrong way, you can be temporarily banned from using Google search? Asking for parameters at Google too quickly will cause it and if you have SEO Quake turned on in your Firefox browser, here are settings you should know about: I love SEO Quake and run […]

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SEO: Video Transcripting

I’ve been happy that we can post video to multiple video directory sites without being nailed for the duplicate content issue. You see, spiders STILL cannot parse video. Rumor had it that Google was transcribing videos, but the rumor isn’t true. They’re not transcribing videos, but… IF you post a transcript of your video when […]

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