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Today, at the Las Vegas PubCon, it was announced that Jim Boykin, of Internet Marketing Ninjas, has purchased the famous Webmasterworld Forums. This follows his recent news that he acquired Cre8asiteforums from Kim Krause Berg, and also hired me to expand their usability and human factors department. See these links: Search Engine Roundtable Internet Marketing Ninjas Official press release

Usually when someone changes jobs they get a two week ease out before diving into their new gig.  Not me. The pieces of my career change and sale of Cre8asiteforums clicked into place quickly.  For weeks I couldn’t tell anyone where I was going or that I’d sold the forums.  However, the forums moderators all knew, as did my own family.  To their credit, my secret was held, or at least, not blasted out too loudly. I’m still in theRead more…

It’s official. I’m no longer offering any usability or search engine marketing consulting services, after a decade of performing customized services. I came on the Internet web design scene in 1995 as a newly single, divorced mom of two young children. My story feels old now and retold many times. The short version is that I had no job, had to move out of my house since I couldn’t afford to stay there, refused child support and alimony and otherwiseRead more…

Where are your usability services pages?  Where’d you hide the Free Quote form? Why does your site look like you ran over it with a Ford Truck? Patience. There will be news soon. Something amazing has happened. It’s the end of an era for me.  Yes. And a rebirth. A time to be born, a time to die A time to plant, a time to reap A time to kill, a time to heal A time to laugh, a time toRead more…

If you are a regular here and wonder why the design keeps changing, well. Welcome to The Experiment. I’ve been trying all kinds of software and themes, testing conversions and ease of use of everything.  This latest one is a basic WordPress Theme, which I’ve never tried before. The lessons I’m learning along the way have been incredible, humbling and funny.  Every tidbit of this ongoing experiment offers me a more intimate perspective of what many of you go throughRead more…

I was struck by Jordan Kastler’s The Hidden Cost Of Cheap SEO & Social Media Labor because I wrote about this in the 1990′s. In fact, my article caught the eye of a local newspaper reporter who later interviewed me about my new business and rather forceful writings. He promoted what I wrote about Yahoo! where I stated, “Anyone who says they can get you into Yahoo!’s directory for free is flat out lying.” The original premise of the firstRead more…

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