Content Optimization The Best SEO

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Yes, content optimization is the best SEO. It’s one of the fundamental aspects of publishing content. Creating quality content for a target audience is only useful when the audience can find it and engage with it. For that reason, search engines are requiring more than specific word count and keyword density to place high in search […]

Cut the HFCS From Your Copywriting

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Copywriters, if you think about it, are a bit like food manufacturers. We’re feeding messaging to the masses, and most people are completely oblivious to the ingredients we use. But we are aware – at least we should be – of the spices we’re using, and how they impact our audience. It’s easy to bloat your […]

Brain Dump

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Do you have a process for writing your content?  Mine is pretty simple, I just sit down and let it flow. When I am done, I edit, see where I need to trim things and where I need to bulk things up and lastly I think about aesthetics (adding formatting and images).  But every once […]

Online Marketing 101: In the Beginning, There Was Google

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Buried in online marketing day in, day out, we often forget that there are *gasp* people who don’t know search, marketing, or the intricacies of content development. We know, we know; it’s hard to believe, isn’t it? Well, we’re still getting comments from people who are just stepping on the marketing path. Although the questions […]

How to Boost the Success of Your Link Bait BEFORE You Hit Publish

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You’ve spent hours researching and crafting the perfect piece of content. Now, you’re worried. What if your content fails to generate those much needed links? So, you tweak the content. You tweak it some more. Then, you change a few things and add in a few more tidbits of information. Next thing you know, hours […]

Dominating with Content and the Fight to the Top

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Content developers R’ Us. Using the highest forms of technological pen and ink (to wit, the computer), we craft humorous, informative, selling copy – not for just anybody, but for your target market. We talk about content on our service pages, emphasize it heavily in our articles (have you seen our Content Development section?), and use it with blunt force against our clients’ competitors. We call it content domination, and it works a little something like this…

The Personable Business: Creating your Story with Social Content

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When social first started, it was just a place to socialize online. Then businesses with one-track, money-oriented minds began to see an easy opening into consumers’ thoughts. Says the marketer to the CEO, “Suppose we can use this whole social thing? What if we could ‘befriend’ our customers? This is a direct line to them: a place where we’d have no problem creating brand advocates and cheerleaders!” Nod, nod, goes the CEO…

12 Steps to Creating a Business Blog

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We’re buried in the Internet day in and day out. Being surrounded by the very things we talk about, it’s hard to remember sometimes that some people don’t have so much as the basics. Today, we’re going to walk you through one of the foundations of traffic building – a company blog. From the concept to the reality, here’s a step-by-step process to creating a company blog for traffic generation.

Blogging Lessons Learned: My 7 Links

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Bonnie, NapoliUnplugged.com’s owner/operator and bloggess extraordinaire of all things Naples, Italy, recently nominated the Level343 Article Archive to join in a project. The project, started by TripBase, is called “My 7 Links”. It’s an interesting idea; according to the goal posted on the rules page, the aim of My 7 Links is: “To unite bloggers (from all sectors) in a joint endeavor to share lessons learned and create a bank of long but not forgotten blog posts that deserve to see the light of day again.” What a fantastic idea, and a great endeavor. Not to mention the fact that it gives us a chance to blog about and share some of our posts from the past…

Reader Q&A – Are PDFs on My Site a Good Thing or a Bad Thing?

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I’ve heard PDFs might be bad for my site SEO, and I have a lot of them. I’ve considered switching them to pages, but it’s a big endeavor. What should I do? Pete R., Davenport That’s a great question, Pete. Thanks for writing in. As a short answer, we don’t recommend spending the man-hours and/or monetary resources turning your PDFs into HTML pages just for SEO. There are better ways to go about it…