Spotting Trends Through Social Media

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Are you looking for new product ideas, are you looking for ways to improve your product, or better ways to market your product? How about capitalizing on some of the short-comings of your competitor’s products? Social media offers some of the most un-biased information on the web and offer a wealth of knowledge for new…Continue Reading

Fixing Supplemental Results with Robots.txt

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Correcting supplemental results and directing search engine bots to your important content can be an overwhelming task if you don’t know what approach to take. Supplemental results aren’t the end of the world but if you are trying to get traffic from Google’s search results then you might be out of luck. Google will only…Continue Reading

Optimizing Your Site for Google Universal Search

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Last week we discussed the complete package that represents GUS, or Google’s Universal Search. Today we will now discuss the optimization of key components that any business can use to further their search engine promotion.Please note that this post will discuss the common traits that all businesses will need to use. Special or niche products…Continue Reading

Guest Blogging 101

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So you’ve been invited to be a guest blogger on someone else’s blog? Congratulations! Guest Blogging can be a great way to gain exposure, sell yourself, network, and could get you invitations to be a guest blogger on even more blogs. Heck, some writers out there live off of guest blogging alone. To be a…Continue Reading

Covering All Elements of Google's Universal Search

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The landscape of search engine promotion has been changing dramatically. Earlier this year, one of the most dramatic changes in recent history took place when Google launched their “Universal Search” product. Universal Search has essentially replaced the standard Google search results that we have all grown familiar with. In the new platform, you will often…Continue Reading

12 Steps To Get Over Your Internet Addiction

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1 out of ever 4 people are addicted to the internet (source: oh lets just say Wikipedia). With the rise of social bookmarking sites like Digg, Stumble Upon, Netscape it is easy to get lost in the internet, the following are a few tips you can do to fight the irresistible urge of the internet:…Continue Reading

Five Ways To Prepare For The Next PageRank Update

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I’m sure you’ve noticed lately that there have been a lot of new blogs popping up in “making money online” niche. The great thing about this is that there are quite a few of these that have some potential. There are many future “A-Listers” in the making and one of the more important aspects of…Continue Reading

10 Must-Have WordPress Plugins

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There seems to be a large number of new bloggers who are realizing that WordPress is the blogging platform of choice for nearly every successful blogger out there and in turn are making the switch from the free blogging sites to a self-hosted WordPress blog. Good move! As a matter of fact, it’s probably one…Continue Reading

Complementing Search Engine Optimization with Pay Per Click Advertising

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To run a comprehensive search marketing program, you will need to use both organic search and pay per click advertising. Before investing heavily in either area, I’d like to show you how you can save time, money and effort by allowing these services to compliment one another. Tip #1 — Record & Review Web Analytics…Continue Reading

Blogging 101, Introduction To Blogging

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What is a Blog? A Blog is an abbreviation of the term Weblog. A Weblog is a website that is a chronological order of information provided by the author, similar to an online diary. The most recent posts are at the top of the page. Blogs can range from covering someone’s personal life to highlighting…Continue Reading

Contests Can Build Links, Traffic, and Buzz

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So why should you hold a contest or competition on your blog? For many reasons, my friend! Holding a great contest on your blog can bring you several benefits that you might not have otherwise received. These benefits can include, but are not limited to: building up links, extra traffic, stirring up buzz about you…Continue Reading

How to Get Traffic – Quick, Fast, And In a Hurry

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Often, bloggers come to a point in their blogging careers (usually early on) where they sit back and take a serious look at what kind of traffic numbers they are pulling in on a daily basis. A lot of times, rookie bloggers (those that have been blogging for less than six months) get discouraged when…Continue Reading