Archive for September, 2011


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JV Alert, Atlanta, November 4 & 5

Remember last week when I wrote about JVAlert and how I met Carrie Wilkerson there? Well, she’s not the only person I’ve met there and the list is longer than my arm. You’d immediately recognize the names of some of the folks, like Joel Comm, Ray Edwards, Warren Whitlock, Erik Stafford, Gina Gaudio-Graves, and so […]

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Hacked and Wearing a Bad Meat Suit?

Has your website ever been hacked? Mine has. In fact, this blog is two years older than it appears to be because a few years back, hackers hacked into my server and wiped out all of my databases. At the time, I wasn’t using an automatic backup plugin, like I am today, and I lost […]

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10 Ways to Get More Traffic to Your Blog

Anyone who knows me understands why I blog. Blogging is like having an insurance sales job. It pays residuals. The post you make today can be driving search engine traffic for years to come, and as long as you keep adding quality content for your readers, your traffic will build continually, as long as you […]

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Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-09-25 #theSEONewsBlog

10 Delicious Tumblr Blogs Serving Up Food Fun [PICS]: In a continued attempt to curate terrific Tumblr blogs, we… http://t.co/LHfXEGGD # Facebook’s New Features Might Not Be as Private as You Think:Apparently, Facebook has a lot of work to do on… http://t.co/Iuf3SCT3 # Etsy on Twitter: 13 Creative Handmade Backgrounds [PICS]:Anyone who has taken a […]

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An SEO Audit in 20 Minutes or Less

I found a cool infographic for you from InMotion Hosting that shows you how you can audit your website for optimal SEO advantage in 20 minutes or less. Check it out: InMotion Hosting – A Los Angeles Web Hosting Company If you can’t read the text, just click on the image and it will take […]

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Carrie Wilkerson’s The Barefoot Executive

I don’t know if I ever told you the story about how I met Carrie Wilkerson, but she’s a good friend. We were at a JVAlert Live (Ken McArthur’s amazing conference that I’ve been to more than once.), and this pretty, talkative woman was sitting next to me. We started chatting a little, but about […]

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The Four C’s of SEO

When I was a banker, we had the four C’s of credit: Character, Capacity, Collateral and Conditions. Those were assessments we lenders made in the pre-credit scoring days.  I have no idea what’s going on now, as I’ve been out of the biz for 22+ years now, but I smiled when I read about Tony […]

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