Even Big Brands Make Mistakes

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Yada Newsletter–Even BIg Brands Make Mistakes—SEO Bloodbath.. In February Google updated it’s algorithm yet again. Now the reason for this is up for speculation but Google has said its to make a better user experience. In Google’s eye, they would like every search to serve up exactly what the searcher is looking for. Its earlier updates have always favored high quality content that creates a great user experience. I don’t think anyone would argue with that. I surely won’t or don’t. ,

Headless Mannequins and Live Bunnies plus setting up Google+ for your biz!

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Google News-Google+ Business Pages–Video on how to set up!
By Laura
Google+ is gaining headway and this time I think Google has it right.There are many things that they are doing right. It’s a nice and clean interface-it’s easy to share information and sort friends and acquaintances but in my opinion the major advantage for business when it comes to Google+ is two fold:

Newsletter: Facebook Tops Google and Local Results Changed!

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Marketing Fail of the Week Courtesy of Facebook Friend A good reason not to litter?? Facebook now TOPS Google by Laura CNN is now reporting that Facebook traffic had passed Google and in a hurry! My friend Ryan Deiss predicted this in January and man was he ever right. Now, Ryan has massed the largest panel of Facebook experts alive …

My exile from Facebook and my way back to their good graces.

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Yes, Facebook disabled ME! About two weeks ago I found myself exiled from Facebook. I went to login as I do several times a day and I discovered my account had been disabled for violating the terms of service. At least that’s what the cold screen said. There was a link to click if you disagreed and a form you …

Have I lost The Links to my domain?

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I have had several of my students to contact me over the last few weeks because they’ve thought some of the links they have built to their websites have been lost. Typically in SEO, one of the ways we can tell which links we built are indexed by the search engines is by is by checking the links to the …

Google is testing previews

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I know I’ve always been telling you about all the Google changes–sometimes I like them and sometimes I don’t. For example, I don’t like Google instant, the new change that shows search results before you’re done making a query. In fact, I’ve turned that off as I found bothersome. I am though, very interested in all of these changes and …

Why SEO costs what it does

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Why SEO costs what it does and why you should never hire someone who fills out your lead form and gives their address as @gmail.com I need to go on a rant here for a minute.  Has this ever happened to you?  On four separate occasions in the last three weeks someone with an e-mail address@gmail.com with the phone number …

Announcement: My exile from Facebook and my way back to their good graces.

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Facebook Disabled me: About two weeks ago I found myself exiled from Facebook. I went to login as I do several times a day and I discovered my account had been disabled for violating the terms of service. At least that’s what the cold screen said. There was a link to click if you disagreed in the form you could …

YYMI Newsletter Oct 26-A quick Update and a funny marketing fail

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Marketing Fail of the Week Courtesy of Failblog.org Something tells me that the good folk in Salt Lake Utah didn’t realize they had a branding issue. It pays to check out a proof before going to print. The Cats Out of the Bag… by Laura In our last newsletter I alluded to a well known internet marketer we have been …

Twitter Updates for 2010-10-23

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Biggest Military Leak in History: WikiLeaks Releases 390,000 Iraq War Documents: WikiLeaks has once again captured… http://bit.ly/9KgU5K # Android Gingerbread Confirmed, Mascot Arrives on Google Campus: Although Gingerbread (Google’s codename for the ne… http://bit.ly/c13f0A # I'm at office depot (1660 missouri ave, Clearwater). http://4sq.com/9WwvPe # Not for me. Kids!! (@ KFC/Taco Bell) http://4sq.com/chiybW # “Auto-Tune the News” Curates: Our Favorite …

Twitter Updates for 2010-10-22

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Hey, Entrepreneurs: The $250 Million Poem: When Facebook, Kleiner Perkins, Zynga and Amazon launched their $250 mi… http://bit.ly/b1w3xj # Amazon Web Services Offers Free Cloud Access: Amazon.com just revealed a free usage tier for its Amazon Web Servic… http://bit.ly/cf4Nf8 # Mozilla Wants You to Build Your Own Browser: Mozilla has officially revealed “Chromeless,” an experimental project… http://bit.ly/bCKcVR # How Yammer …

Twitter Updates for 2010-10-21

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Windows Phone 7 Available in New Zealand: Windows Phone 7 will be available in many countries tomorrow, October 21… http://bit.ly/ceS4Xu # YouTube Can Help Promote Your Business: Does your business have a video strategy? Do you want more people to watch… http://bit.ly/atYam2 # eBay Now Relies on PayPal for 37% of Its Revenue: eBay has released its third quarter financial …

Twitter Updates for 2010-10-20

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Drag-and-Drop Your Images into Google Docs: Google has just added the ability to drag-and-drop images from the des… http://bit.ly/cbOiuN # First Look: Starbucks Digital Network Is Here: Beginning Wednesday, Starbucks customers who use the free Wi-Fi at … http://bit.ly/dqOzc8 # Mozilla Jumps into the App Store Game, But Can It Compete with Google?: With the launch of Google’s Chrome Web …