• By: Adam Heitzman

    Google to Start Letting You Blacklist Websites?

    Jan 25 - Google has apparently had discussions internally about letting search users remove websites (domains) which a user feels is spammy. A Hacker News user “Bradly” asks Google’s Spam Cop Matt Cutts if Google would consider letting search users remo...

  • By: Adam Heitzman

    Is your Website in a Bad Neighborhood?

    Jan 25 - In a previous post, we talked about the impact of linking to bad neighborhoods. But can hosting in them cause the same problem? Just like the value of a house in a bad neighborhood, the SEO value of your website can be impacted by where it is hosted....

  • By: Andy Garner

    Is the Internet Ending on February 2nd?

    Jan 24 - In eight short days, the internet will run out of new IP addresses to assign to computers and mobile devices. This is based on one Internet Service provider predicting it will happen on February 2nd around 4 am, because the rate of new addresses bein...

  • By: Adam Heitzman

    Top 5 SEO Toolbars Reviewed

    Jan 22 - Personally I dislike toolbars for the most part because I don’t feel they add enough value versus the amount of space that they take on my browser. I just never really got into the Google and Yahoo toolbars. There just wasn’t enough good features...

  • By: Adam Heitzman

    Are you link building to bad neighborhoods?

    Jan 21 - Link Building is arguably the most important facet of any search engine optimization strategy. Link Building refers to the process of increasing the number and quality of inbound links to one’s website. The intention of link building is growing a W...

  • By: Adam Heitzman

    Effective SEO Copywriting Basics

    Jan 20 - Copywriting is the use of words to promote a person, business, opinion or idea and is arguably the most important element for effective online marketing. Its purpose is to persuade the reader to take some form of action…..whether it’s to buy a pr...

  • By: Andy Garner

    How far did your Tweet Reach?

    Jan 19 - Social Media is the rage right now with online marketing. Everyone wants to get more Facebook likes and Twitter Followers. As social media marketing campaigns evolve, more and more tools will be created to gauge the effectiveness of these campaigns. ...

  • By: Adam Heitzman

    Facebook Surging Social Ad Spending

    Jan 18 - In a recent report from eMarketer, Facebook’s advertising revenue for 2010 hit $1.86 billion. This number excluded all revenue for virtual currencies and other sources. If you included all sources it more than likely topped $2 billion. This isn’t...

  • By: Adam Heitzman

    Negotiating Higher Affiliate Payouts 101

    Jan 14 - There is great money in affiliate marketing. If you own a website you can practically promote anything on the internet. You have a blog about how you love shoes? There are probably 50-75 affiliate programs that will let you promote their product line...

  • By: Adam Heitzman

    What is Google Instant Search and How Will it Affect Marketers?

    Jan 13 - What is Google Instant Search? Google Instant Search was launched in September of 2010. It is using new predictive technology to display results instantly based on what you are typing in. As you type, it changes the search results based on the keywor...