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Twitter’s Eternal September and the Hunt for Spring

March 31, 2009 John 0

Twitter Enters the eternal September – even CNN is talking about it. Can you get more mainstream than that? There is an odd relationship between early adoption and mainstream online services, and the tension there helps promote the evolution of the internet.

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10 Min Email

March 28, 2009 John 2

What is this 10 minute mail and why do I keep getting their search engine traffic? Learn about a great email resource for webmasters and how it became my own personal SEO experiment. Hopefully, this will fix some search engine results for the gain of everyone involved.

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Websites – the Victory Garden 2.0

March 25, 2009 John 1

When the going gets tough, the tough get to work. In the 1930s and 1940s, we have the victory garden – and while backyard farming is on the rise, it isn’t the only way to make money at home with a small capital investment.

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Pagerank goes on a wild ride

March 24, 2009 John 3

March 23, 2009 – The Google pagerank toolbar is showing strange results and hints of an update, but the fluctations are too wild to draw any conclusions yet. Instead of obsessing over the latest hints, I’m going to use the time to write a blog post!

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Building Websites is the Cheapest Way to Work from Home

March 23, 2009 John 0

Want to work from home but are scared by constant stories of scams and companies that want large up front fees just to provide you with information? Invest in yourself instead, and start building websites on domains you own – it is the safest and cheapest way to start to make an income online.

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Is Advertising Becoming Too Personal?

March 21, 2009 John 3

Has online advertising gone too far in the quest to match the perfect ad to every unique and individual audience? One poster on Reddit seems to think so and the capture of his experience is creating a bit of a buzz.

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Furl is Done – Absorbed by Diigo

March 18, 2009 John 3

Furl bites the dust and is absorbed whole by Diigo – a once rival social bookmarking community. What does this mean for webmasters – how do the two compare in terms of SEO? Is the fate of Furl soon to follow other social media sites – especially ones for bookmarking?

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Online Business Competition Heats Up

March 13, 2009 John 1

Online business competition is on the rise and I’ll need to actually embrace some of this social media to survive. Can an anti-social internet marketer get by in a social media world?

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Blame the New Google Algorithm?

March 10, 2009 John 4

Apparently, I’m not the only one who has noticed a significant decline in traffic and search engine rankings recently. What I had originally assumed a consequence of my inactivity may also be related to a new Google algorithm that seems, initially, to favor large name-brands more than it once did.

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Upside of The Economic Crisis – Cheap Hosting Deals

March 6, 2009 John 0

If you’re in a good position to withstand the economic crisis currently unfolding, this economy could present an ideal opportunity for purchasing assets and services at deeply discounted prices. Recently, a few hosting companies have even announced some deals that are lower than ever.

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Bookmarking Your Posts and Pages

March 5, 2009 John 0

When you’ve got some interesting content on your site, you’re going to want to promote it. One of the most effective ways to do so is to submit your link to a social bookmarking site – but be careful, you could be shouted out of the room if you bring nothing to the conversation other than self-promotion.

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Standing Still in Sinking Sand

March 3, 2009 John 2

The temptation to sit back and watch profitable websites “take care of themselves” can be strong – but from my experience, the sand castles built of search engine positioning are sitting on top of a sinking foundation. Stand still for too long – and you might find yourself buried by new competition.