Category: Kim Krause Berg

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Since leaving Internet Marketing Ninjas, I have not only returned to the work I love, but am taking some new and different turns with my life. First, I am deeply grateful to my closest friends and family for holding me up and reminding me that I matter. Every day, in my heart, I am thanking you. Cre8pc Next, this site is going to turn into a hobby site and travel all the way back to its roots to 1996, when itsRead more…

In my happy place

An old friend wrote on my Facebook page, when I said I selling this site, “You are a true internet pioneer.”  And then others wrote to me.  Real friends.  Encouraging friends. But what really got to me was the unhappy smile from my daughter when she learned I wanted to sell this site.  You see, this web site was launched when I was facing being a homeless single mom of two young children.  This website saved my life, several timesRead more…

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Remember the TV commercial that showed what your brain looks like when you take street narcotic drugs?  The splattered egg in a pan? Have you ever wondered what your brain looks like when trying to find something you want from a search engine?  In those cases, brains look like strawberries. Cognitive Behavior and How We Search the Web is a piece I wrote about the relationship between human behavior and information seeking. Frequency of the use a search term mayRead more…

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I have been applying Holistic Usability and SEO practices for 13 years because the combination is powerful for building successful websites. Now, there is a book about it. The Secret to Natural Website Conversions, by Kim Krause Berg Natural text is an affordable Internet marketing practice that any type of web site owner can implement and yet an enormous number of websites ignore it in lieu of sliders, images and CSS3 navigation. With under five seconds to make a connection withRead more…

The new series, The Beal Deal, features interviews by Andy Beal that are run on Saturday’s for a relaxing read.  Today’s post features my interview. Andy has known me for most of my career.  We’ve “grown up” in this biz together.  In fact, Andy was one of the handful of people in the search marketing industry who understood the benefit of offering usability and user experience practices along with online marketing services.  Twelve years ago, I could count on aboutRead more…

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…

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