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What’s in a Name?

October 12th, 2010 · 3 Comments · Pontification, Search Engine Stuff

Well, for someone who was born in the UK, I guess my knowledge of current English slang is a bit lacking.  Apparantly according to some of the comments and many emails I received, the word ‘bonk’ means something quite different in the UK than it does in the US. Actually it really doesn’t mean anything [...]

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What Makes a Link Campaign Successful?

October 11th, 2010 · 23 Comments · Products Reviews & Recommedations, Search Engine Stuff

What is the single biggest factor that allows one link campaign to succeed where another similar link campaign fails? Think about it? Is it the quality of the site your link is coming from? Well.. sometimes.. Is it the volume of links you acquire? Ummm.. that might be a part of it. Is Social Bookmarking [...]

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Bing Announces Rewards Program

September 22nd, 2010 · 10 Comments · Search Engine Stuff

Haven’t tried Bing Yet? Well now they’re going to make it more worth your time by offering a rewards program, where you earn credits for using Bing, and various Bing features. You can then redeem earned credits for a variety of merchandise or even donate them to chairity. Personally I think this has the potential [...]

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Google’s Instant Search.. Your Thoughts?

September 8th, 2010 · 40 Comments · Search Engine Stuff

Google is rolling out their new AJAX instant search results beginning today.. I’ve created a video for those of you who are not yet seeing the new features.. To test it,  log into your Google account.  You can also turn instant search off if you choose. Watch the video here Let me know what you [...]

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Google SERPS – Does Reality = Perception?

August 12th, 2010 · 36 Comments · Search Engine Stuff

First, thanks to the folks over at webmasterworld for planting the seed that prompted this post. Perception: Google is by far the most advanced, most sophisticated, most relevant, and most accurate search engine. Reality: Let’s find out… Let’s compare the SERPS of the 3 major search players, Google, Yahoo, and Bing. Let’s use a very [...]

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Is Google’s Party Over? Fortune Magazine thinks So..

July 31st, 2010 · 5 Comments · News, Search Engine Stuff

For those of you search aficionados, there is a very interesting article in Fortune Magazine that is well worth a read.. Consider how many companies Google has acquired over the past many years..  and consider again, that they are unable to make money with any of them. Despite their massive earnings over the past years, [...]

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Bing/Yahoo Set to Merge SERPS By September

June 17th, 2010 · 15 Comments · Search Engine Stuff

It looks like the long awaited merging of BING Search results into Yahoo is about to begin in the next few weeks, and be fully implemented by late summer. For those of you who are well positioned in BING search results, this will be a very welcome change. For those of you not well positioned [...]

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A Super Easy Way to Find Secondary and LSI Keywords..

April 14th, 2010 · 20 Comments · Search Engine Stuff

Keyword research is someting everyone reading this has done and needs to do on an ongoing basis. Everyone has their favorite tools and techniques. I’m going to share with you a super easy way to get some really good secondary and LSI keywords using Google. Step 1) Go to Google and enter your primary search [...]

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A Simple Trick to Allow Non US Searchers to View Google’s US SERPS

February 17th, 2010 · 6 Comments · Search Engine Stuff

I’d like to share with you a very simple little Google trick that will likely prove very helpful to those of you NOT located in the USA. One of the obstacles many non US based marketers face is that while most of you are targeting the US market, when you do a search on Google, [...]

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Are you monetizing with Google Adsense?

September 28th, 2009 · 32 Comments · Search Engine Stuff

If the answer to that question is YES, you need to read this, because depending on how your sites that are displaying Adsense are configured you could be placing your entire Adsense account in jeopardy. How so? There has been a clause in the Adsense TOS for quite a while that states you cannot place [...]

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