SEO Strategies That Can Backfire and Hurt Your Website Rankings

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There are a lot of people out there offering advice for good Search Engine Optimization. The question is: how do you sort out the good advice from the bad?  To avoid becoming an example of what NOT to do when it comes to SEO, learn from and steer clear of the mistakes below. Buying Links […]

Why Do People Buy and How Can You Compel Them To Buy From You?

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Increasing sales is crucial in today’s competitive marketplace. If your site has taken a hit by Google and your traffic is suffering, converting the traffic you do have at a higher rate becomes even more important. So, let’s start with the basics. Once you understand why people buy, you can better compel them to buy […]

How to Increase Traffic to Your Website from Facebook

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Whether a personal brand or a large business, you surely know that Facebook marketing isn’t the be-all, end-all of your marketing. Sure, promoting your brand with Facebook is a great way to accomplish big steps in business. You can develop much more of a base, spread the word, run PR, attract new customers, run promotions […]

Brand Building and Content Strategy with Shelly Kramer [video]

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Recently in a hangout with Shelly Kramer I was invited to listen in as she was interviewed by Gabriella Sannino, and Doc Sheldon from Level Headed Marketing, to discuss SEO and integrated marketing.  Shelly Kramer is the Founder and CEO of V3 Integrated Marketing. A 20+ year marketing veteran, she’s a brand strategist focused on […]

Marketing With Newsletters

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Much Like SEO, Email Marketing is NOT DEAD! If you aren’t creating a monthly newsletter you are missing out on a big opportunity.  You need a prominent way for people to join a mailing list so you can market to them on-going. It is really important that your opt-in be prominent and has an eye […]

Bringing America to the Masses

China is Bigger than You Think

Good Morning America – China (and others) are taking over your market share while you sleep A Wakeup Call to US Webmasters and Entrepreneurs Sadly most American companies and entrepreneurs seem to be wearing blinders when it comes to their marketing plans. No, not folks like Warren Buffet and other smart investors, but just regular […]

Google’s Newest Little Friend: Hummingbird

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Hummingbird, the latest “big thing” from Google was introduced in late September.  What was most striking about the announcement was not the fact that there is a new algorithm, but that it has been live for at least 30 days, with no prior announcement. In fact, after a lot of activity in the search signals […]

Post Penguin: Why a Simple Link Building Strategy Works Best

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You’ve probably noticed all of the commotion about the changes in Google’s algorithms or have been personally affected by them. Either way, it’s best to be prepared and know the best strategies to get ranked as highly as possible. In this article, we are going to cover why a simple link building strategy works best […]

Inbound Strategies for Your Global Market

Dealing with a global international market is not as easy as throwing content up on your website. No, build it and they will come is no longer valid nor will it make them come. So, lets’ make one thing perfectly clear; inbound marketing is a buzzword.  Even though I will admit I’ve heard if you […]

Backing Up and Moving Your WordPress Website Safely and Easily

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Ever have one of those days when everything went wrong? How about the time when your new 500 page website got hacked and you had no backup? Or the day your hosting company decided to increase your hosting fees by 500%? Or when the new dev wiped out your best client’s site, trying to “improve” […]