Archive for April, 2012

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Social Spammers Suck

I love social media; I hate spammers, and listen, if you’re one of them, thinking you’ll make a bundle on social sites… Think again, silly spammer. You won’t. Social media is meant to be fun. There are so many places to share knowledge and build relationships within your niche.  I spend time working on Pinterest […]

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Twitter Weekly Updates for 2012-04-29 #theSEONewsBlog

Top 10 Tech This Week [PICS]: We found a boatload of spectacular tech from which to choose this week, and strang… # Do People Really Want Self-Driving Cars? [VIDEO]: Who wants a self driving car? Researchers at J.D. Power and As… # Interest in Pinterest Reaches a Fever Pitch [INFOGRAPHIC]: Could Pinterest be […]

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Google Penguin Hits Spam Sites Hard

Google has been updating the algorithm quite a lot over the past 18 months or so. Panda, which isn’t the algorithm proper, but an algorithm filter that Google runs monthly, hit first around the beginning of 2011. Due to its nature, it updates itself and every time it does, there are features that Google reports […]

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Google Drive Has Arrived!

Have you been paying too much for storage/sharing service? Well, on Wednesday, Google came out with “Google Drive,” a less expensive alternative to DropBox and some of the other storage and sharing services. Here’s a cost comparison: Google Drive Dropbox 5G: Free 2G: Free 5G: Free 25G: $2.49/mo. 50G: $9.99/mo. 25G: $9.99 100G: $4.99/mo. […]

Read More... Find Websites in Your Niche in a Flash

Since Google has cracked down on linking over the past year or so, more and more folks are relying on guest posting on other people’s blogs for backlinks. You probably noticed that I published a guest post yesterday, and was glad to have it. It was well-written, about my niche, and unique to the Internet. […]

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Is Google Moving Towards a More Localized Placement System?

Search isn’t just about “generalized” search anymore. Today, local search is every bit as important, if not more so, but as we move to our tablets and smartphones, it’s definitely a consideration. In the following guest post, my colleague from Toronto, Lorne Fade, poses the question:   Is Google Moving Towards a More Localized Placement […]

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You Really Don’t Need an MBA

I graduated from college in 1974. Yeah, yeah… I know you may not have even been born then. 🙂 But ever since that time, I’ve wondered whether an MBA would have been helpful to me. As a professional writer, I realized that I didn’t even need my Bachelor’s degree in Sociology and Math to write […]

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