• Search Engine Optimization

    Google’s Manual Penalty Sandbox: Websites Need to Regain Google’s Trust After a Penalty is Removed

    by  • December 4, 2013 • Google, Search Engine Optimization • 4 Comments

    It has been long suspected that once the site has been penalized, even if it has been cleaned up, that it still somewhat has a negative stigma attached to the site, at least in the eyes of Google’s search algorithm. However, others swear that the instant penalty is lifted that the site can rank just […]

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    Should you hire a search engine marketing company based on the lowest bid?

    by  • February 5, 2009 • Search Engine Optimization • 6 Comments

    With the economy tumbling like it has been lately, many people are looking for ways to cut corners, and one of those ways is to hire the lowest bidder.  In fact, one company I read via CNN.com today  is a new job site (Jobaphiles, primarily Boston jobs)  that caters to employers wanting to hire based on who will do […]

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    52 easy ways optimize your blog while on your coffee break

    by  • March 27, 2008 • Blogging, Search Engine Optimization, Social Media Marketing, Usability • 77 Comments

    So you have your cool little niche blog on your out-of-the-zip-file WordPress or MovableType… and now you want to turn that side hobby into your day job. Even when you are a new blogger – or even an older one that just never quite got around to doing all that much after doing the initial […]

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    How many baskets are your eggs in? How to go from a single income source to multiple sources

    by  • February 25, 2008 • Advertising, Google, Keywords, Search Engine Optimization • 4 Comments

    Being a top AdSense expert, I inevitably get many emails from publishers who have gotten their AdSense account suspended and then I get the sob story about how they won’t be able to pay their mortgage, they will have to let all their employees, etc etc. Trust me, I have heard it all! But regardless […]

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    Should Google offer a paid service for webmasters needing ranking help?

    by  • September 10, 2007 • Google, Search Engine Optimization • 3 Comments

    Every so often, someone comes up with the idea that Google should offer a service that would allow webmasters to pay a fee to get specific information on ranking issues on a website, primarily for those sites that the owners feel should be ranking much better than it actually is. Because oftentimes, webmasters – particularly […]

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