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Karmin Music – Social Media Case Study

Posted by Mark Thompson - August 29, 2011 - Social Media

A few months, I happen to stumble across a HOT new music duo when I was wasting away my day on YouTube. The band “Karmin” are two up and coming artists that have been using YouTube to jump-start their music careers. Like thousands of other musicians, they are using the power of the second largest […]

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Google Panda Algorithm Update [Infographic]

Posted by Mark Thompson - August 16, 2011 - News, SEO

I was recently contacted by Carlos Paulinich, who created this amazing infographic that shows a graphical representation of the Google Panda Update.  I thought I would share it with the readers. Make sure you give him some props on his amazing job! Image Credit

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Why You Need a Great Host for SEO?

Posted by Mark Thompson - August 12, 2011 - SEO

Many people overlook the importance of having a good host, not only for security and up-time…but also for SEO.  Even though we (Internet Marketers) have come to a consensuses that hosting does not play a huge factor in rankings, I thought I would let you in on a little secret as to why you NEED […]

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What is the Google+ Project? A Look Inside…

Posted by Mark Thompson - August 11, 2011 - Social Media

By now, almost everyone has heard about the new and exciting release of the Google+ Project, the latest product from Google.  I myself have only been using it for a few weeks, so I am still trying to get use to it and test out all of the features it has.  This is the latest […]

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How to Blog Comment as an Effective Link Building Technique

Posted by Mark Thompson - August 8, 2011 - SEO

Blog commenting has been and still is, an effective link building technique…when done right.  Simply running a piece of software that blasts out irrelevant comments to 1,000’s of blogs will just piss off a bunch of blog owners and/or HURT your rankings.  Especially with the Google Panda update, Google is really placing more emphasis on […]

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Paid Guest Blogging Opportunities

Posted by Mark Thompson - July 25, 2011 - Blogging

Everyone knows by now the value of guest blogging when it comes to building links back to your blog and building up your authority in your niche. But did you know you could get paid to guest blog as well? Becoming a Freelance Writer If you are writing on your own blog, contributing to others, […]

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Using HubPages to Make Money Online and Build Backlinks to Your Blog

Posted by Mark Thompson - July 21, 2011 - Blogging, Make Money Online, SEO

Is it possible to make money on another site while promoting your blog? Of course it is! One easy way is through article marketing on HubPages. Why HubPages out of all of the other article directories and income sharing content generation sites? HubPages gives you dofollow backlinks to your blog on a PR 6 root […]

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Yahoo! Site Explorer Closing: What Other Link Intelligence Tools Are There?

Posted by Mark Thompson - July 20, 2011 - SEO

It doesn’t come as new news that Yahoo! Site Explorer is shutting down, as they are merging their organic search platform with the the Microsoft search platform.  With the merge, means no more Yahoo! Site Explorer.  With the shutdown of YSE, that means webmasters and SEOs will not have what has been the go-to place […]

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