Search Engine Optimization for Beginners Part 1 of 7

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Content Content is king on the Internet. There is a reason why the largest websites like Youtube, Facebook and Digg all have fresh content every single day. The content of a site is very important for successful search engine marketing. The pages you create should provide valuable information that references very specific terms and concepts that are unique to your …

5 Tips to Social Media Optimization

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For years now, Search Engine Optimization (SEO) for websites has been honed into a fine art with entire companies devoting considerable effort to defining best practices and touting the value of SEO for raising a site’s performance on organic search listings. While I believe in the power of SEO, there is a new offering I have started providing to clients …

ThePlanet.com Review

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Since I used to own a dedicated server hosting company for 7 years, I figured I would provide a review on the dedicated server company I use today. I will give you a quick background on the hosting industry first. 10 years ago the choices were to have an individual website hosted at a hosting company on a server with …

Advanced Video Optimization Tips

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Here are some tips if you are more advanced in video optimization: YouTube is a video search engine but its primary benefit is that it’s a video sharing site. So optimizing is important but “video sharing strategy” is more important If you look at your metrics you will see that a HUGE proportion of your views come from Related Videos …

TemplateMonster.com Review

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TemplateMonster.com has saved me a lot of time and effort when it comes to building quick and basic websites. The latest website I built was for a celebrity makeup artist at RosinaBella.com. It is a 100% flash site so it is not good for search engine optimization, but it is great for looks. The owner of the website did not …

10 Tips to Optimize Video

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Video is very powerful and if video marketing is done correctly, you can drive a significant amount of free traffic to any website. If you can go the sexy route like GoDaddy.com or just provide fresh content like any of the thousands of video blogs on YouTube. Here are 10 tips to help you optimize video: 1 – Do keyword …

Blog to get a job?

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What does it take to be successful at blogging and why do people blog? Some like to blog just to blog and have fun with it. Others blog to make money and then there are the ones that use it as a resume. With the bad economy, blogging to get a job is not a bad idea. The best advice …

What is Affiliate Marketing?

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Affiliate Marketing is a revenue sharing venture between a website owner and an online merchant. The website owner will place advertisements on his websites to either help sell the merchant’s products or to send potential customers to the merchant’s website, all in exchange for a share of the profits. There are three ways to earn money through affiliate marketing: Pay …

Web CEO Review

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Web CEO is a software program that provides significant help with SEO. With features that include keyword research, search engine optimization, web page editor, search engine submission, link partner finder, PPC campaigns manager, ranking checker, link popularity analyzer, web analytics, FTP uploader, website quality audit, website monitoring, scheduler and report sharing system. Web CEO offers all the essential features you …

Link Building Strategy

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Google offers their own advice on link building: “The best way to get other sites to create relevant links to yours is to create unique, relevant content that can quickly gain popularity in the Internet community. The more useful content you have, the greater the chances someone else will find that content valuable to their readers and link to it.” …