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2012

How Dating is Just Like Search Engine Marketing

Follow these best practices in both dating and search engine marketing, and soon you ll be spending your time with Mr or Mrs Right!

Inbound Marketing News Roundup

A weekly roundup of the most interesting and useful posts and articles on search / inbound marketing from the past week.

2011

Is a Microsoft Word Resume Still Acceptable?

Standing Dog is hiring. And we have been receiving a lot of resumes for various open positions that we have, some in social media, some in Search Engine Optimization, and even in the Creative (web design, etc.) areas. I know that standard resumes in Microsoft Word are acceptable. But to stand out, is it acceptable to submit a resume that is a littl

Search Engine Marketing and eCommerce - PFSweb

Internet marketing has changed and it’s not looking back. While the term “Search Engine Marketing” (SEM) may be broad, there’s no denying catering to search engines has become one of the key building blocks for retailers in creating successful internet marketing strategies. While the concept of SEM has existed for over a decade now, there is a fun

Google Places Listings in Search Results

If you search at Google for a keyword phrase that includes a city name, most likely Google will show Google Places listings as part of the Google search results. But optimizing for this has become increasingly difficult, since what Google shows and when they show it is so inconsistent. Here is how Google Places is different than the Google web resu

Why Social Validation is the New Search Engine Optimization

You probably have heard me preach it before: if at all possible, for search engine optimization purposes, your web site should include a blog or other section. Here is why your SEO Strategy must include social validation.

Effective Title Tag for Search Engine Optimization

Web Sites need effective Title Tags to help improve search engine rankings for target keywords. Standing Dog Interactive has some tips on writing effective Title Tags.

Search Engine Optimization Firms Sending Email Spam

It is unfortunate that search engine optimization firms like Rankpay have to resort to sending unsolicited commercial email (aka spam) to try to drum up business. realize that if you send out 1 million emails telling unsuspecting businesses that they can rank better in the search engines you will most likely get some responses from unsuspect

2010

Search Engine Optimization Tip: Keywords in URLs

Here is why it is important for search engine optimization to include your keywords in your filenames and in your URLs.

Google’s Updated Search Engine Optimization Starter Guide SEO Tips

Now, we have a new version of the Google Search Engine Optimization Starter Guide. As my buddy Barry factors out, one of many better takeaways from this new model will be the up to date Googlebot. The best a part of the Google Search Engine Optimization Starter Manual is really the 3 main takeaways from this Seo Manual. Lots of the info on this

No SEO for Web Marketing Association Best Web Sites

The Web Marketing Association has called the best Web Sites in 96 various classes. The awards are out today. I took a look at the top award successful web websites and the internet websites of those who created them: and am horrified to determine a lack of fundamental search engine optimization techniques being applied.

How to Transition from PPC to Organic Search

If you are spending too much money for pay-per-click (PPC) advertising, then you likely have considered moving away from PPC and towards organic search results. After all, if you rank well in the organic, or natural, search results, you can spend a lot less money on PPC.

Local Search Engine Marketing Event Being Held in Dallas

Google cautiously states that twenty percent of all searches have a local intent. And Google goes on to say that they only display a map in about eight percent of the search results. The monthly DFWSEM Meeting about Local Search, is being held on Wednesday, May 19th at 6:30 pm at the Renaissance Hotel in Richardson, Texas.

Search Engine Optimization in 2010: What You Need to Know

If you want to use search engine optimization best practices or want to get updated on the latest search engine optimization techniques, then there are a lot of good SEO resources to keep you up to date. Here is what you really need to know.

Yahoo Shutting Down Yahoo Publisher Network

Yahoo! has decided to close the Yahoo! Publisher Network. For those of you who are not familiar with the Yahoo! Publisher Network, it is a contextual advertising network that relies on ads from the Yahoo! Search Marketing program.

Why Your Business Should Invest In Keyword Rich Domains

One of the best kept secrets of the search engine optimization and search engine marketing industry is the expired domain name auctions that exist out there. If someone does not renew their domain name, it is frequently put up for auction on by the registrar itself, like Godaddy. If you do not renew your domain name at Godaddy.com, then there is a

Search Engine Optimization and Network Marketing: How to Get More Leads

So, what can you do if you are a network marketer and want to bring in more network marketing leads? What if you have already spent money on a multi level marketing œprogram and want to get more people in your network?

Search Engine Optimization: Why a Blog is Important

When talking to business owners about marketing their businesses on the internet, I often get asked about why I always recommend that their online marketing strategy, their search engine optimization efforts, include a blog.

Website Marketing Training in San Francisco Bay Area

The Bay Area Search Engine Academy has officially opened their enrollment and registration for upcoming SEO classes and Online Marketing training for companies. Registration is limited to fifteen people in each of the training classes being held in San Ramon and Santa Clara (near San Jose), California.

2009

Barbecued SEO: As Only A Kansas City SEO Could Tell It

Yes, I know, this is quite possibly the most ridiculously titled search marketing blog post you have ever read. Hang tight and read on, you will soon see the reasoning behind this post title and no, you probably will not be licking your lips afterwards.

Integrated Marketing Summit Comes to St. Louis December 10

The Integrated Marketing Summit is bringing 30 of the United States’ leading experts to St. Louis, Missouri on December 10, 2009. Some of the topics include social media, sales and marketing lead management, search engine optimization, and integrated marketing.

Report: Bing Search Engine Losing Users

Bing, one of the newest search engines on the block powered by Microsoft, had a great opening with a strong marketing campaign, but lately has been declining on the number of new users to the search engine.

Online Reputation Management Seminar to be Held in Dallas

On May 13, 2009 at the Renaissance Hotel In Richardson Texas, the Dallas Fort Worth Search Marketing Association will be hosting a panel discussion about “Reputation Management – tools, tips and techniques for monitoring, protecting and defending brand reputations online”.

How to Keep PPC Strong When Budgets Get Lean

Despite a reduction in marketing budgets, the volume of searches performed is still showing strong growth. People are using search more than ever, putting your online campaigns front and center in your marketing mix. How do you keep your PPC efforts strong when the budget gets lean?

2008

SEMPO and Onward Search to Increase Number of SEOs

SEMPO Institute and Onward Search have announced joint partnership to promote programs that will increase the number of search engine marketing jobs.