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Entries from August 31st, 2009

Are you throwing away valuable info every day?

August 31st, 2009 · 3 Comments · Pontification, Tutorials

If you’re daily email experience is anything like mine, then you receive about 3000 pieces of email each day. Of course the vast majority of this finds it’s way directly into my junk folder, but I also subscribe to a lot of newsletters. Many never make it out of the junk bin, but a good [...]

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Are you really getting the full value of article marketing?

August 26th, 2009 · 28 Comments · Pontification, Search Engine Stuff

There are a lot of ways to drive traffic to your site, some more effective than others. But probably one of the easiest and most reliable ways to get traffic is through the creation and submission of articles to article directories. This me seem really simplistic and your first reaction might be, yea, tell me [...]

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How a complete novice took a site from scratch to over 1,500,000 annual unique visitors in 2 short years.

August 20th, 2009 · 29 Comments · Search Engine Stuff

For those of you who have purchased some of my products in the past, you know that I have mentioned a site built by my wife. http://www.greenbeansnmore.com This site is a perfect lesson on organic SEO and how to apply basic techniques and turn a site into a traffic powerhouse.. This site currently averages around [...]

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How Fast is Google Indexing New Content Right Now?

August 17th, 2009 · 8 Comments · Search Engine Stuff

The answer?? 6 minutes.. The previous blog post was indexed by Google in exactly 6 minutes, by the time I got around to taking the screenshot above, 35 minutes had passed. This is about as quick an indexing time as I’ve seen. – Dave – Incoming search terms for the article:how fast indexhow much time [...]

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For the SEO Geeks..

August 17th, 2009 · 5 Comments · Search Engine Stuff

This one is for those of you who don’t mind reading some semi geek speak SEO stuff. Tom Costello is the CEO of Cuil, for those of you who don’t know much about Cuil, it’s a search engine, and one whose interface I really like, (though others hate it) but that’s not the point here. [...]

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Totally Useless “Monday” Trivia

August 17th, 2009 · 7 Comments · Mindless Blathering

There are now more file sharing sites that I care to count.. But way back in ancient times there were 2 biggies that received most of the attention. One of those was Stroud’s and the other was TUCOWS. Here’s the question.. Without looking it up, and you’re on the honor system here.. What was TUCOWS [...]

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Are You Addicted to Your Email Client? I Am..

August 14th, 2009 · 12 Comments · Pontification

I admit it, I’m addicted to my email client. Yep, I’m finding it hard to let go. I’ve been using Eudora for longer than I care to remember, probably at least 12 years, maybe more. I’ve been updating through the years but stopped at version 6.2 which I thought was about as rock solid as [...]

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Job Opening: Do You Have a Good SEO Background?

August 13th, 2009 · 10 Comments · News, Search Engine Stuff

NOTE: This Job has now been filled, Thanks for all the inquiries! —– I have an immediate job opening for an individual with a decent SEO background. You do not have to be an SEO guru, or have done it for a living, but you need a very good understanding of basic SEO techniques, and [...]

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So how do you value a link??

August 13th, 2009 · 6 Comments · Search Engine Stuff

Let’s start with Google Page Rank. It’s a topic that can generate a lot of passion and a lot of opinions, some of which is based on an individuals analysis and experience, but far too often it’s based simply on what someone reads on a forum. One of the first things you learn in SEO [...]

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Are You Throwing Away Great Ideas?

August 10th, 2009 · 14 Comments · Pontification

Ideas are the foundation upon which we all make money. I don’t care if you are an affiliate marketer or someone who creates their own products and services. Without a good or great idea you’re really dead in the water. I never had a problem coming up with ideas for products or ways that I [...]

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