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How a Simple Site About Green Beans Sold for 5 Times it’s Annual Earnings.

June 27th, 2011 · 1 Comment · Pontification, Search Engine Stuff

Approximately 2 years ago, I made this post “How a complete novice took a site from scratch to over 1500000 annual unique visitors in 2 short years” That site was launched in the autumn of 2007 The site has continued to perform at the levels described in the article. Fresh content has been added on [...]

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Why Do Some People Continue to Dominate the SERPS?

February 13th, 2011 · 48 Comments · Search Engine Stuff

Have you ever noticed that even with all of Google’s claims of algo changes, some sites continue to thrive no matter what? Have you ever wondered what their secret is? Well, there really is no secret. It’s the linking. Always has been and probably always will be until the search engines come up with a [...]

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The Most Important SEO Guide of the Past 10 Years

December 12th, 2010 · 9 Comments · Products Reviews & Recommedations

As someone who launched one of the first SEO companies back in the mid 90’s, I can state without hesitation that I’ve seen almost every SEO book, document, video, and everything else that has come along related to SEO in the past 15 years. I want to tell you about a new SEO guide from [...]

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Internet Marketing is Great But…

October 20th, 2009 · 10 Comments · Pontification

Ok, this is going to be a bit of a rant, well maybe it will be, we’ll see.. Having been in this business for over 14 years I have seen pretty much everything from every angle. I have dealt with all kinds of people and about 98% of those experiences have been positive. I can’t [...]

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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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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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Customer Service Sucks, But it Doesn’t Have to..

August 6th, 2009 · 5 Comments · Pontification

Let’s look at a couple things that are as certain as death tself. If you sell a product online, specifically one that you own, you’re going to have to deal with customer support issues. I don’t care how great your product, how good the materials you’ve provided your customers ahead of time, you’re going to [...]

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