Archive: December, 2010

5 Tips for Finding Keywords With Commercial Intent

Posted by Mark Thompson - December 9, 2010 - Ecommerce

With the holidays right around the corner, it is important to understand what users are searching for that have commercial intent.  Commercial intent is simply a phrase that means someone has the intent on purchasing a product or service.  Understanding this concept and how to identify those keywords is extremely important.  It can be the […]

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New York Times Exposes Google Ranking Anomaly

Posted by Shell Harris - December 8, 2010 - News

The New York Times ran a story dealing with a specialist designer eyewear company based in Brooklyn. The online company had a strict SEO policy – behave as rudely and as badly to every customer as was possible. Behavior included – threatening physical harm, issuing sexual threats, stalking and taking photographs of customer homes, posing […]

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The Link Wheel Concept Explained

Posted by Mark Thompson - December 6, 2010 - SEO

There seems to be a rising popularity in developing what is called a “Link Wheel” for your blog.  A link wheel is the process of creating backlinks to your website or blog AND other off-site properties.  The goal is to create a system where all of your backlinks are connected through your main site and […]

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Make Social Sharing Simple with Bookmarklets

Posted by Kristi Hines - December 2, 2010 - Social Media, Tools

How many times have you been reading a great blog post or page and just knew that you HAD to share it with your followers because you knew how much they would love it or find it beneficial? So you scroll up to the top, scroll down to the bottom, look to the left, then […]

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A Twitter Exercise to Get More Followers

Posted by Mark Thompson - December 1, 2010 - Social Media

I’ll be the first too admit it, I started using Twitter as a one-way communication tool, so that I could help promote my content.  However I quickly learned that by doing that, I would not be able to build the following and relationships that I wanted on Twitter. So I developed an excise, that I […]

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