Category: Inspiration

When Google introduced page rank scores, the days of promoting anything because you simply liked it officially ended. Overnight, marketing became a case of “You rub my back and I’ll rub yours.” Is this working?
I don’t believe it is and I’ve never supported it because it immediately sets up conditions. Conditions segregate people. Conditions cause misunderstandings. Conditions may come with a price and then it becomes competitive, which may raise the price. By that time, marketing isn’t about what isRead more…

The following are some of my reading finds that caught my eyes recently from the world of web design and user experience…. Daniel Kuo’s The secret life of elevators made me remember the elevators at the Broadway Marriott hotel in NYC. Their elevators are a series of glass tubes that shoot up and down the center of the hotel. A computer assigns you the elevator after you tell it what floor your room is on.  It was interesting to watchRead more…

If you’re checking the pulse of the search engine marketing industry, you may notice a changing heartbeat. For starters, SEO is not that “mysterious little thing that person does for us” anymore. In that honorary chair now sits The Usability Consultant. As pointed out in a new Cre8asiteforums discussion called Bang, Bang – The shots heard around the search industry, several SEO companies offer more than a web site for services. They also offer a blog, forums, ebook or bookRead more…

NOT EVEN BEING NOMINATED for Hottest Female Blogger, hurt my feelings is a giant relief! Because as it goes, several of my friends were nominated by their fans and made the Hottest Female Blogger Calendar poll. I was faced with having to pick just one. Ridiculous! As one who rarely wins anything (my blog, wet t-shirt contests, sexy working ass off mom awards), I have to say that these contests are a marketing dream annoyance. First of all, it frustratesRead more…

There’s so much going on that I don’t know where to begin, so I’ll just dive in with what I have and what I tucked away to show you. Search Engine Strategies in San Jose is next week and no, I’m not going this year. Last year’s felt like it just happened yesterday and to be honest, I had a such helluva time getting there that I’ve remained on the East coast ever since. I’ll be teaching at Search CampRead more…

My canvas was the night sky last night at a Community Day fireworks display in my town. Flying Apple Click to enlarge Twin Towers Click to enlarge String Theory Click to enlarge Exploding Sun Click to enlarge God is Watching Click to enlarge Close Encounters Click to enlarge Sea Creature Click to enlarge Dedicated to “iamlost” Click to enlarge Native American PowWow Click to enlarge More View Fireworks images here. All pictures owned by Kim Krause Berg, Cre8pc.com Taken onRead more…

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