Archive: June, 2010

Kristi Hines and Ryan Beale Join the StayOnSearch Team

Posted by Mark Thompson - June 30, 2010 - News

I am pleased to announce that we are adding two outstanding bloggers and Internet Marketers to the StayOnSearch team.  If you can give Kristi Hines and Ryan Beale a warm welcome as they will be contributing on a regular basis, their marketing expertise and insights to the blog. About Kristi Hines Kristi is currently an […]

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8 Greyhat Tactics SEOs Are Using, Use at Your Own Discretion!

Posted by Mark Thompson - June 30, 2010 - SEO, Social Media

Throughout my 5 years as a SEO and Internet Marketer, I have seen a number of tactics that were borderline unethical (depending on who you talk to in the industry).  Even though people won’t admit it, SEO’s are using some or all of the tactics I am going to mention.  I am not saying that […]

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The Power Of Stories (To Engage With Your Audience)

Posted by Welly Mulia - June 29, 2010 - Blogging, Social Media

People love stories.  We humans are curious in nature, and by using stories in your marketing messages you can engage with your audience a lot better. Take the 2 scenarios below for example: Scenario 1 Susan exclaimed: “Yes! I’ve finally made it!” After a continuous struggle to lose her weight for the past 6 months, […]

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InBundles: The Newest Place For Daily Deals

Posted by Mark Thompson - June 28, 2010 - News, SEM

By now, probably everyone has heard of Groupon and LivingSocial, and now a new service called InBundles joins the party for offering daily deals and specials specific to a certain city. Currently, InBundles caters to only people who are looking for discounts on local restaurants and bars in the New York City area, however they […]

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Part II: The Ultimate Guide to Meta Description

Posted by John Barlow - June 25, 2010 - SEO

In Part I of this two part series, I left you saying how inaccurate the CTR’s Google was give are. Now I want you to totally forget what I said! In this post I’m going to take you step-by-step through extracting and changing poor performing descriptions. Step I: Start by going into webmaster tools and […]

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Part I: The Ultimate Guide to Meta Description

Posted by John Barlow - June 24, 2010 - SEO

You’ve just taken over a client from an unscrupulous agency; title tags are stuffed with keywords, there’s a dodgy backlink history and the meta keywords are used on every page. Worst of all, your just not getting the traffic you’re expecting from the rankings you’re achieving. You look at the analytics and webmaster tools and […]

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3 Key Steps to Starting an A/B Test

Posted by Robert Brady - June 23, 2010 - Design/Development, SEM

Ever wondered if your site would generate more sales/leads with a larger call to action (CTA)? Perhaps reducing the amount of text and using bullet lists instead? Even the experts will tell you “It depends…”, but with 3 easy steps you can let your customers tell you. Step 1: Determine Your Goal You need to […]

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Search & Social, 10e20 & Brent Csutoras Merge to Form BlueGlass Interactive

Posted by Mark Thompson - June 22, 2010 - News

Today, there was some big news in the Search world, as Search & Social (also Search Engine Journal), 10e20, and Brent Csutoras announced their merger to form BlueGlass Interactive.  Seven of the world’s most respected Internet Marketing experts have combined forces to create one of the best and most experienced marketing teams around. The new […]

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