Archive: October, 2009

Blog Monetization Models: Turn Your Blog into a Money Making Machine

Posted by Mark Thompson - October 30, 2009 - Blogging

Blogs can be a great way to earn revenue, but not without the effort of building site credibility, valuable content, and a readership.  This is why the majority of blogs fail!  Most people who manage blogs don’t have the patience or frankly the time to maintain a blog that continually produces great content and value […]

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Google Social Search Launches – What Does This Mean For SEO?

Posted by Mark Thompson - October 27, 2009 - Social Media

Google will be releasing a new type of search, called Google Social Search, which will allow social content from websites like Facebook, Flickr, Twitter, and Linkedin to be pulled into Google search results.  This is a response to Microsoft’s recent announcement of a deal with Twitter and Facebook that will allow updates to be found […]

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How is Google Ranking the Local 7-Pack Listings?

Posted by Mark Thompson - October 21, 2009 - SEO

Now that Google has condensed its local business listing results in the SERPs from 10 to 7, it is important to improve your LBL rankings.  After reading many articles and blogs, including David Mihm’s Local Search Ranking Factors and through lots of experience with our clients, I am convinced that proximity to the center of […]

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Reverse Engineer Your Competitors with Link Analysis Tools

Posted by Mark Thompson - October 14, 2009 - SEO, Tools

With Google’s algorithm placing more emphasis on off-site optimization and link building, it is essential that you take the time to analyze who your competitors are gaining backlinks from.  There are a number of link analysis tools out there that will help automate the research process. Factors to keep in mind when analyzing competitor links: […]

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