Monday, December 27, 2010

Hope you had a wonderful Christmas. My inbox is getting pretty full so decided to share some of the better stuff with you.

The secret life of Black Hat SEO -

Ten search marketing trends for 2011 -

Net neutrality and what it means for you -

Building links - 30 minutes a day -

Page load speed is one of the 'new' things to improve - here are some tips -

Social Signals and Google -

We'll resume posting next year... enjoy your celebrations.
Enhanced by Zemanta

Monday, December 20, 2010

Hope you had a wonderful weekend. I got to see the sun today... that was good.

Pay Per Click Help -

A 10 day plan to improve your pay per clicks -

Improving your B2B link campaigns -

This starts our holiday posting schedule so we hope you and your family have a wonderful time with your family and friends. We should be back to posting regularly around Jan. 3rd.

Wednesday, December 15, 2010

Good Weds. to you. We are supposed to get an ice storm this evening so posting may be sporadic ovI'm singingImage by Zedzap(.2nd flickr birthday ) via Flickrer the next few days. I will be glad when winter is over, although it hasn't really started yet. We got almost a foot of snow over the weekend, and there has been snow on the ground every day during December. Maybe we'll make up for it in January and we'll have some 60 degree days, guess I can dream about that anyway.

SEO Planning for 2011

Location based search -

Have a good one.

Monday, December 13, 2010

Hope your day is going well - we got about 8 inches of snow last night.

Here is an excellent guide if you've never used Google Webmaster Tools -

Have a wonderful Monday.

Friday, December 10, 2010

Tuesday, December 07, 2010

Monday, December 06, 2010

Good Monday morning to you.

From trendwatchers - 11 consumer trends for 2011.

Some good first steps to improve your Google Rankings -

Enjoy your Monday.

Friday, December 03, 2010

Thursday, December 02, 2010

Quite a bit of hub bub about the thing we mentioned earlier this week - you remember the bit about bad reviews helping your search results. Since that has to do with social marketing we'll include three different articles on it today.

Have a wonderful Thursday!!
Enhanced by Zemanta

Wednesday, December 01, 2010

Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Very interesting article about can even bad publicity be good -

Tools you may actually be able to use -

We would also like to welcome Plummer Forest Products

Hope you have a wonderful day.

Monday, November 29, 2010

Hope you had a wonderful Black Friday / ThanksGiving and a good Cyber Monday so far.

Here are some good steps to get your pay per click account back on track.

How do you measure your success -

Enjoy your day.

Wednesday, November 24, 2010

We would like to take a moment to wish all of you a wonderful Thanksgiving.

Friday, November 19, 2010

HFireworks #1Image by Camera Slayer via Flickrey it's Friday - time for a celebration!!

FAQ for paid marketers -

Some notes about those Google previews -

Some notes on Google Places -

Some excellent stuff from Marketing Experiments - Images vs. text -

Hope you have an awesome weekend.
Enhanced by Zemanta

Thursday, November 18, 2010

Good Social Media Thursday to you - one note next week we'll be eating Turkey and watching fSocial Media LandscapeImage by fredcavazza via Flickrootball (and hopefully you'll be doing the same). On Friday we'll be recovering, you need to take some time to enjoy your family as well.

Marketing across your social media platforms -

Facebook SEO 101 -

Game based social media -

How Facebook email works -

Making your blog the nucleus for your social marketing efforts.

We hope you have a wonderful day.
Enhanced by Zemanta

Monday, November 15, 2010

Hope you enjoyed your weekend.

Some tips about Blekko -

We hope you have a wonderful day.

Friday, November 12, 2010

Some good tidbits from Matt Cutts talk at Pub Con.

If you're into video then you may want to check out some of the free training - hope you have a wonderful weekend.

Wednesday, November 10, 2010

Monday, November 08, 2010

Hope you had a wonderful weekend.

Here is an excellent article on Google Webmaster Tools -

Hope you have a wonderful Monday.

Friday, October 29, 2010

Hope your Friday is going well -

Five strategy ideas for five powerhouse marketing strategy -

Some Google Adword Quality tips -

Preparing your site for SEO if you're a small business -

Some useful SEO metrics -

Have a wonderful weekend.

Thursday, October 28, 2010

Good Thursday to you - If you do testing on you website check out this presentation for some excUpper and Lower Yosemite FallsImage by tychay via Flickrellent advice -

Some tools to monitor all things social -

Social media and link building -

Have a wonderful day.
Enhanced by Zemanta

Tuesday, October 26, 2010

If you have fresh content that isn't being indexed as fast as it once was this may be the reason -

Alternative search engines you should be paying attention to -

Tweaking your tags to drive clicks -

Some good info from SES Chicago -

Have a wonderful Tuesday.
Enhanced by Zemanta

Monday, October 25, 2010

Thursday, October 21, 2010

yet another shot of the old tv in chinook motelImage by gothopotam via FlickrGood Thursday - below is some social marketing info you can use -

Using social media for your Christmas marketing

The five elements of social media -

Social Intelligence and Facebook -

5 social myths busted -

Enhanced by Zemanta

Monday, October 18, 2010

Good Monday morning to you - hope you had a wonderful weekend.

PPC / SEO and combining them - and some more about that subject -

Have a great day!

Thursday, October 14, 2010

Good Thursday to you - here is some helpful articles for your social fun.
Social Media LandscapeImage by fredcavazza via Flickr - Social media and SEO

Some tips for social media measurement -

Social search commands -

Some notes on Facebooks new groups -
Enhanced by Zemanta

Tuesday, October 12, 2010

We all know that Microsoft and Yahoos organic search results have moved, soon their pay per clicks will do the same. You can find some tips for optimizing your campaign at the following url -

Improve your conversions with these tips -

Wednesday, October 06, 2010

Hope your Weds. has gone well -

5 Ways to increase your websites revenue -

Challenges in measuring SEO success -

Enjoy your evening.

Thursday, September 30, 2010

Social media ad buying on a budget -

Business intelligence and Social Media -

Link building and social media -

Have a wonderful Thursday.

Monday, September 27, 2010

Monday... here are some pay per click tips -

Today it is a soggy Monday, but the good thing is that it isn't 90 degrees. Make your Monday a good one.

Friday, September 24, 2010

We all know that sometimes getting content can be a huge pain - here are some ideas for recycling your content.

Have a wonderful weekend.

Thursday, September 23, 2010

Good Thursday to you - hope your week is going well. Sept. here has been hot - this is the first day of Fall and highs are supposed to be in the 90's. The 90's started here in April and have lasted till now... I am really ready for some cool temps .. they say maybe next week but I will believe it when I see it.

If you're doing a search in Bing you will now be able to see twitters that you can follow - I think that is pretty cool. Some details of that can be found here -

Social media and intelligence -

Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Monday, September 20, 2010

Good Monday to you -

Generating links through media relations -

If you haven't yet migrated from Yahoo to MSN - here are some tips that you can try -

Have a wonderful Monday!

Friday, September 17, 2010

SEO and your quality score - how does your optimization change (or not change) your quality score. Remember the higher your quality the 'cheaper' your pay per click campaign.

An excellent case study on persistence in your business -

Have a WONDERFUL weekend.

Thursday, September 16, 2010

Tuesday, September 14, 2010

Monday, September 13, 2010

Hope you had a wonderful weekend - check out this url for some keyword tools you may never have thought about using -

Guest posts and quality links -

A good experiment with instant search -

Enjoy your day.

Friday, September 10, 2010

There has been a big hub bub about the instant search that Google unveiled yesterday. Here is a good article on what it could mean for you -

Optimizing your home page -

Have a wonderful weekend.

Wednesday, September 08, 2010

A list of some paid marketing tools -

Some metrics for managing your link building -

Have a wonderful day.

Tuesday, September 07, 2010

Wonderful holiday weekend... it just didn't last long enough. Of course now I will be confused this week on exactly what day it is and hopefully Friday will be here before we know it.

Some good information on pagination -

Enjoy your week.

Thursday, September 02, 2010

Some good info on local optimization for your site -

Tools you can use for your pay per click -

We hope you and your family have a wonderful holiday weekend. We'll resume posting on Tuesday.

Tuesday, August 31, 2010

Monday, August 30, 2010

Good morning to you - hopefully you had a wonderful weekend and get Monday off next week.
Title page from the second edition of Samuel J...Image via Wikipedia
If you're struggling to figure out how to write articles and can't afford for other people to write them here is an excellent resource.

Keywords and aboutness -
Enhanced by Zemanta

Friday, August 27, 2010

A good slideshow on optimizing your landing pages from Marketing Experiments -

Digg has a makeover -

Also it appears you can now create an account - that feature had been on hold for a bit.

You can now make a phone call from Google -

Enjoy your weekend.

Wednesday, August 25, 2010

Monday, August 23, 2010

Have you ever noticed that advertising targets a sight that you just visited. That's called remarketing and now anybody can do it.

Monday, August 16, 2010

Some good links to a lot of different information you can use -

Some SEO realities for small business -

Things to watch out for when your link building -

Some good SEO when you're starting up.

Enjoy your Monday.
Enhanced by Zemanta

Friday, August 13, 2010

Thursday, August 12, 2010

Wednesday, August 11, 2010

Walt Disney's school deskImage by caniswolfie via Flickr

Some writing tips - and don't we all need those. I've told my daughter that of all the things I learned in school the thing I do the most (besides reading) is writing... I should have paid more attention in school.

Small business and search - where is the return on your investment.
Enhanced by Zemanta

Monday, August 02, 2010

Good Monday to you, hopefully you had an enjoyable weekend.

Some good tips on search marketing measurement -

Get ready for some more spam and congestion on the web - - I'm not really a big fan of gambling. I think it is much to easy to get hooked and then you'll be broke... well pretty soon you won't have to go to a casino to bet, you'll be able to do it online. One note that bill hasn't passed yet (when I'm writing this).

Bing increased seven percent -

Enjoy your day.

Monday, July 26, 2010

Building a backlink profile of your competitors -

Just for fun - make sure to check out our trip to the Mall of America.

Enjoy your Monday.

Thursday, July 22, 2010

Friday, July 16, 2010

Tuesday, July 13, 2010

Good stuff from marketing experiments on compounding your ROI.

The only constant is change -

Get Traffic Zombie at Half Price just for reading this review.

Traffic Zombie gets you On First Page In Google

That is what the website claims. Is it true?

Well, they show proof and it can't be denied.

Best Keyword Software

Here is what the site says it does:


  • Gets You Ranked in First Page Ranking of Google / Yahoo / Bing - In Just

  • Lets You Rank For ANY Number of Quality Keywords You Want

  • Gets You Massive Endorsed Evergreen Traffic

  • Gets People Talking About YOU on Social Media Like Twitter and Facebook

  • Viral Traffic and Backlinks from 1:5 Visitors

That is pretty impressive indeed. And it seems to work.

In fact, I tried the software myself (that is why you are seeing this blog
post.) That is one of the ways the software works. Just for posting this on my
blog, I not only got the software at half price, I also can share the half
price promo code with you today!

As you can see, the software works by rewarding me when I share on Twitter,
Facebook, or my blog. And not only does it endorse Traffic Zombie, but it also
gives a back link to the site.

That is how the software will get you so many backlinks and viral SEO and
Social Media traffic. There is NOTHING like it in the world.

So click the link below to see how it works and get your own half price promo
code today!

Best Keyword Software

Enhanced by Zemanta

Monday, July 12, 2010

Some good information about analytics -

Why no one is linking to you -

The debate between hosting your own blog or using one of the free blog services - this article gives some good advice on both the pros and cons.
Enhanced by Zemanta

Friday, July 09, 2010

This week has been odd we got back from our vacation to the Mall of America. On Monday I thought it was Sunday, yesterday I thought it was Friday. Hopefully we'll get back in synch with things next week.

An excellent SEO checklist -

A study about how people search and how many keywords they are using to search to find the product they're looking for.

Google webmaster tools update

Enjoy your weekend.
Enhanced by Zemanta

Wednesday, July 07, 2010

Thursday, June 17, 2010

What social media can do for your business.

Wednesday, June 16, 2010

Using crowd sourcing in your marketing -

If you ignore your customers questions then you may be throwing money away -

Have a great day.

Monday, June 14, 2010

Tuesday, June 08, 2010

An excellent article and overview on how to optimize your local business listing -

Have a wonderful day!

Friday, June 04, 2010

Tips for making your website faster -

How is your SEO really doing -

Start at the beginning -

Enjoy the rest of your Friday and your weekend.

Thursday, June 03, 2010

Monday, May 31, 2010

Some recent webmaster changes from Google -

We hope you have a great memorial day, but we also hope you take some time to thank a vet.

Thursday, May 27, 2010

Some good comments on measuring social media -

If your social media is messed up... this tips may help you get back on track.

Enjoy your Thursday.

Wednesday, May 26, 2010

How much is the #1 position worth - this article may give you some insight.

Enjoy your day.

Tuesday, May 25, 2010

Thursday, May 20, 2010

Monday, May 17, 2010

Hope you enjoyed your weekend. Today we have a couple of nice links about links.

Building links quickly.

Creating link bait with how to articles.

Enjoy your day.

Tuesday, May 11, 2010

If you're thinking about redesigning your website then you'll want to make sure you follow this advice.

Enjoy your day!

Monday, May 10, 2010

Hope you enjoyed your weekend and gave your Mom a big hug.

Some good information on Google analytics

Some thoughts on conversions and paid ads.

Friday, May 07, 2010

Wednesday, May 05, 2010

Tuesday, May 04, 2010

A nice day yesterday (without rain) and going to be a nice day today, so that's good and will give the flood waters a chance to go down a bit. We had some minor flooding in our area but the folks in and around Nashville got slammed pretty hard. Some of the videos can be found here -

Mobile marketing 101

Some tools for you when you're building your website - have a wonderful Tuesday.

Thursday, April 29, 2010

Apparently Matt Cutts and other Google engineers have decided to close their facebook accounts.... could it be because of privacy concerns... who knows but here's the info.

Facebook and search

Enjoy your day!

Tuesday, April 27, 2010

Programs you may want to use when designing and building your website.

Some paid search copy writing tips -

Enjoy your day.

Friday, April 23, 2010

Some notes on how often the algorithm changes within Google -

A good review of link strategies and how they benefit (or not).

Enjoy your weekend.

Reblog this post [with Zemanta]

Thursday, April 22, 2010

Measuring social analytics -

Why social commerce must be relavent -

Some articles about You Tube -

Video Analytics -

Video the next marketing frontier -

Tuesday, April 20, 2010

An interesting article on call to action buttons - irregular shapes do better. You can find out more at the link below.

A good discussion on Real Time Search -

Monday, April 19, 2010

Hope you had a wonderful weekend.

VW Bug – Engine in RearImage by jurvetson via Flickr

Some pretty cool search engines -

How a newsletter can make you money -

Notice more competition in your SERPs - you're not alone.

Enjoy your day.
Reblog this post [with Zemanta]

Monday, April 12, 2010

We've been talking a bit lately on our savings blog about saving money on your wedding. You're welcome to join us if you are interested in that.

Hope you had a wonderful weekend and will have an even better week.

Tuesday, April 06, 2010

Thursday, April 01, 2010

Wednesday, March 31, 2010


Willow Creek Hot SpringImage by Ben Amstutz via Flickr

ope your week is going well - I can't believe that March is almost history.

Some things never change - and one of those is SEO fundamentals.

Seven deadly link sins...

Don't stuff your homepage... here are some hints to make sure that you don't.

Should you worry about real time search?

Reblog this post [with Zemanta]