Archive for December, 2012


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SEO for 2013: Go Enterprise

Enterprise is often an intimidating term. Enterprise is normally assigned to big business, right? I mean, when you think of “Enterprise,” you think of brands that people recognize and large companies that often make it to page one in search. Is that you? Probably not. I know it’s not MagnaSites — yet. But we’re working […]

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I’m Not Alone When I Say, “Keywords Are Dying”

As you probably know, I’m a writer. I’ve been writing and being paid to do it for more than twenty years, and for the Web for about the last nine years. When I started writing for the Web, I was appalled by the way people butchered the English language. The punctuation was horrible, the spelling […]

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Google Zeitgeist 2012: 1.2 Trillion Searches

Google Zeitgeist 2012 gives you a review big news in the world as we wind down the year: When you go to the site, you can also click on a link int the map to find a place where top news happened. Or, you can see lists of the top searches, top images, films, electronics, […]

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Merry Christmas!

No post today. Just wanted to extend a warm thought. Enjoy your day. Enjoy your family, and remember why we celebrate.   Merry Christmas!   Don’t eat too much. Don’t drink too much. Hug your kids. Talk tomorrow.

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Bing Tagged Pages – Tag Yourself or Your Facebook Friends

Almost a year ago now, I wrote a post about Bing’s “Linked pages.”  Basically, you could go to a page on Bing where they would bring up pages about your name or brand and you could “claim” them.  It was just a way for Bing to see what you were responsible for online and for […]

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10 Steps Toward Building a Killer Website

Building a killer website involves many choices. The main thing to remember when designing is making your visitors happy, and this is especially true when you’re marketing a product or service. You want to make everything as simple as you can so that your potential customers can navigate through your site and get to that […]

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SEO for Pages with Alternate Languages

I don’t have my site optimized for more languages than English, but some businesses have a need to translate their pages into alternate languages to serve their customers better. For example, Canadians may want English and French translations. Or, if you’re selling products in Scandinavia, you might want to have your page translated into Norwegian, […]

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