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I Love My Clients

July 23rd, 2012 · 7 Comments

Kicking Google

  Hard to believe it’s been over five years since I started this gig. While on occasion I have tried to share interesting stuff on the blog, this weekend, while depositing the above check, it occurred to me that I had never used this public space to share my appreciation for the people who have [...]

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Apple Passbook at the Eighth-Way Point?

June 20th, 2012 · 2 Comments

Chuck Skoda on Apple Passbook from his post, A Week With iOS6: Passbook is a bit of a strange one. To me, it’s this years Newsstand. Newsstand still sits empty on my last page of apps. There isn’t a single publication I’ve seen that has enticed me to pull the trigger on a subscription, and I [...]

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Local Search Ranking Factors 2012

June 11th, 2012 · 2 Comments

Didn’t want to get anything done today anyhow. David Mihm’s latest edition of the Local Search Ranking Factors Survey is now out. As tradition dictates, I will summarize the findings and then send you over to David’s blog for the full Monty: Top 10 Local Search Ranking Factors for 2012: Physical Address in City of Search [...]

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Fun With FunnyJunk

June 11th, 2012 · No Comments

We interrupt our regularly scheduled programming to support The Oatmeal with targeted anchor text about how some crap site called FunnyJunk is ripping off his content. Reminds me of my buds at Sam Schwartz. And don’t forget to donate to Operation BearLove.

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The Art of RSS Jujitsu

June 6th, 2012 · 10 Comments

For those of you following the drama from this morning, I thought you might enjoy this.  It really is a work of SEO art:

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TheSamSchwartz.com Websites & SEO Services Suck

June 6th, 2012 · 13 Comments

This is a test to see how Google indexes posts from my site v. crap sites like TheSamSchwartz.com which copies posts from my RSS feed and provides no attribution back to my site.  I have no idea if the Sam Schwartz Company sucks or not, but based on what they do with my content, I [...]

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Next Gen Customer Loyalty Programs: #SFSW12

June 5th, 2012 · No Comments

Moderator: Anthony Ha of TechCrunch Angus Davis: CEO of Swipely Derek Webster: CEO of LocalBonus John Valentine: VP Local of LevelUp Webster: There are 50 start-ups trying to make loyalty punchcards obsolete. Valentine: Typical LevelUp merchant does about $1MM in sales, mostly restaurant customers. 60-70% of business comes from repeat customers. Difference between daily deals [...]

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Don’t Mess With Shanghai SEOs

May 22nd, 2012 · 3 Comments

I am in Shanghai this week checking out the SEO scene.  These guys rank #1 in Baidu for “shanghai seo”.  Thinking I may have to redesign my site to make it a little tougher.  If you are looking for some “brand hype” I can get you a good deal.      

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Why Google+ Still Has A Ways To Go…

May 10th, 2012 · No Comments

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Too Many URLs = SEO Death

March 13th, 2012 · 3 Comments

Part 5 in the popular SEO Death series. Brick Marketing’s post Can Too Many Pages Hurt Your SEO? reminded me that I had a royally tanked one of my test sites by allowing Google to crawl too many new URLs without adding any more inbound links or non-”thin” content. (hard to read text in graphics = [...]

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