Should I Accept Guest Bloggers? Answered, kinda’

Wondering if it’s worth the time and effort to accept guest posts? Not sure if there are dangers hidden behind promoting this new wonderful marketing technique? This post can help you decide whether or not it’s Right for you. If you decide it’s right, I have also provided resources for the best way to set more »

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Guest Blog Locally for More Authority; tips & ideas to get you there

Guest blogging is and should be just one of many link building tactics. When done Right, it provides quality backlinks and targeted traffic. Guest blogging locally is a highly untapped source of quality, geo-targeted exposure and backlinks. Guest Blogging Gone Local Why go local for guest blog opportunities Local sites receive far less guest author more »

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Small Business Blogging Tips

Do you have really valuable blog posts that didn’t receive nearly as much sharing/notice/buzz as you’d hoped or thought it would?  You’re probably not sharing it with the right people or through the right channels. The Issue You have a blog, but it’s not garnering the amount of links that you’d hoped it would yield. more »

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Fishing for Back Links on the Google Bayou; 7 binding findings

I’ve been doing a lot of “backlink fishing” for the past few days and have been surprised at many of the results I’ve found. My recent thoughts for what to change in my SEO efforts have been solidified by these findings. I believe that it is beneficial to share this information with everyone. Take a more »

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Directory submissions done Right

Directory submissions used to be a basic part of any SEO plan. The free, easy submission ones were…well…easy, free and good. The ever-so coveted DMoz listing was a golden ticket. Oh, how times have changed. Now, directories can be seen as scary, penalize-able and outright worthless. Yet, for some niches, I still see a substantial percentage of directory more »

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How to Increase Facebook Shares for SEO

According to SearchMetrics.com “Google Ranking Factors U.S. 2012” report, Facebook Shares now appear to have the strongest correlation between volume and Google SERP rank–FB Shares ranked higher than the number of backlinks. As an SEO, this was a little alarming and made me feel uneasy. This report shows that “Social [as] the new SEO” may more »

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Guest Blog yo’ Best Blog with Snoop Dogg…..s biggest fan

Not only has guest blogging become the most recent ‘big thizzle in the hizzle fo’ shizzle‘ (SEO world), but it has been and still remains to be a very powerful way to expose yo’ bad self to a new audience, build great relationships, increase potential author rank and, lest I forget to mention, build link-dizzles more »

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For a Brand Spankin’ New Site I Would…

I was recently asked what I would do for a brand new website. The question caught me off-guard because I usually just start, move forward and make adjustments to campaigns as needed. Each site needs something different depending on competition and market so there are some things I generally do, but not always do for more »

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Oops!

Sorry ya’all! Something has gone deftly wrong with my CSS. Just noticed it. The theme is a lot better looking than this. I apologize. Will get on it soon as I can. It’s also loading extremely slow. Will have to fix that later. Thanks for your patience! –Tyson

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10 Tips for Greatest Pinteraction

Pinterest is a hot, trending social network and it is gaining mass momentum. If you are wondering if Pinterest is worth the effort for your business, read my last post A Pint of Pinterest for Gallons of Interest; a smart Pinvestment?. It will help you decide whether or not Pinterest will be beneficial to you. The more »

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