When it really comes down to it….

Sometimes it can be hard relating certain aspects of the Internet marketing business to those in another person’s/client’s industry. For example, it’s true that the end product of an SEO/SEM/PPC/social media campaign for a client should be an increase in leads that they are obtaining. Not an increase in traffic, an increase in SERP, or [&hellip

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DC SEO meetup

I just realized I never posted this… I’d like to take the chance to thank Miles Fawcett (now of Urban Alarm ) and the rest of the Washington, DC Meetup group who met on Tuesday evening at an awesome little Irish bar in Dupont called James Hoban’s . There were quite a few people there [&hellip

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Is Google not happy about the Dofollow revolution?

Okay so a lot of blogs have decided to add dofollow plugins to allow visitors to express their opinion and actually get a link out of it. I decided to be one of them and even advertise my blog as a dofollow resource for links by listing on dofollow directories, and guess what happened 3 [&hellip

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Bruce Clay Interview

If you haven’t read this inverview with Bruce Clay by StoneTemple, you need to. Quote of the week: “The best way to succeed on the web is to do things naturally.&#

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Use SearchStatus plugin to see nofollow links and more

If you’re using Mozilla Firefox as your browser, one plugin that I couldn’t live without is the SearchStatus toolbar plugin. It will show Google pagerank and Alexa rank for all pages, highlights Nofollow links, and more. If you don’t have it, you should

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How important are domains and URLs?

I’ve been telling everyone that will listen over the past few weeks about the importance of having your keywords in your domain and URLs. I spent a few hours last week rewriting a client’s URLs and doing 301 redirects for all of their pages, and they saw a dramatic increase in ranking position. Then, yesterday, [&hellip

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Baltimore SEO meetup group

I’d like to take a quick minute to say thanks to Jon Payne of Ephricon and everyone else who attended the Baltimore SEO meetup group this evening. I met some great people in the Internet Marketing world and shared some great ideas. This being my first SEO meetup group I’d like to thank everyone for [&hellip

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Cherry Picking links: mmmmmm, cherries!

Everyone in the Internet marketing world has seen ProspectMX’s link building chart and the extra cool graphics and info that the chart contains. Towards the bottom left hand corner there is a topic called “cherry picking links”, which is the method of finding high authority sites that are linking to sites which are competing for your keyword(s) and [&hellip

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Oktoberfest Flashbacks-Baltimore beer festivals just aren’t the same

With everyone in the SEO world ranting about the upcoming Seoktoberfest, I decided to share my photos from my trip to Munich last year as a change of pace from SEO. I was lucky enough to spend a few days at Oktoberfest, but didn’t speak to anyone about SEO or anything else work-related. It’s called [&hellip

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SEO is dying to a lot of people

I, like everyone else in the industry, am getting frustrated with the term SEO being synonymous for “give some money and I’ll make you number 1”. I spent most of last week submitting proposals to prospective clients and it’s amazing how many I saw from other cheaper, overseas “SEO firms” who made this statement. Then, [&hellip

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