Tag: seo

Recently I received an email by a company pitching their new product. I get these nearly every day. Sometimes they arrive specifically to me and address me by name. The one that came the other day was quite different. The email came addressed to 51 people in the SEO industry, each one of them assigned a number. The email began, “Dear SEO Consultants”. I recognized most of the names on the list by their email addresses. The content regarded anRead more…

A guest post by an anonymous writer appeared in TechCrunch, called The Time Has Come To Regulate Search Engine Marketing And SEO.  Anytime I hear about regulating search engine marketing, I go to see the street brawl. The article focused on how evil Google, as the lKing of search engines, is. The writer makes valid points about how the search engine works and how ill advised it is to worship the Google god, because it can grant you a kingdomRead more…

I have a meeting to get to but wanted to share my latest article for Search Engine Land, called The Impact Of The Internet On Human Behavior. Are we worn out with social media? Do we really suffer from Internet fatigue? I think the answers depend on several factors, such as your age, where you live, personality, income, work life and personal values. To be sure, Internet marketers are having a blast and can’t quite figure out what all theRead more…

I like to keep things simple. I’ve found that when it comes to search engine marketing, usability, accessibility and user experience web design, the fear of doing something wrong can paralyze project momentum. I was asked, What new technologies adversely affect usability today? I replied, Any technique or technology that interferes with a user task is not recommended. Simple, right? Not so fast. In a perfect world (and with any smart business), putting a business online requires thought and planningRead more…

I get all excited when I write up free quotes and proposals. It takes a chunk of time to put together a plan, estimate the hours, plan for sub-contractors if needed and their fees, figure their project into my timeline and review their web site to make sure I allow enough time to meet their needs. So when an RFQ is ignored or refused, that time is gone forever and I have nothing to show for it. I have aRead more…

If you’re seeking signs of hope or signals for where to put your time, money and energy for your online business, I have some direction to pass along. The convergence of Internet Marketing and User Experience design is where the action is. Peter DaVanzo has conducted an interview with Mike Grehan that contains nuggets of gems and insights by someone who has devoted the past decade to looking under search engine hoods. Mike Grehan Interview offers Mike’s perspective on what’sRead more…

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