Tag Archives: SEO

Why paying for content is like paying for sex

They’re doing it for the money, not true love. The quality is never as good. You’re dealing with people you don’t really know or like. The best things in life are free. Are you looking for a long-term relationship or a moment of passion? Content marketing, inbound marketing, SEO, marketing… Read more »

Made with 100% Real PPC (How to make EASY money as a SEO consultant)

I was at McDonalds recently and noticed the writing on the bag: “Made with 100% Real Beef.” And then something to the effect of “And with a number like that, you can’t get any better.” Reminds of the breakfast cereals that are made “with” 100% real honey— meaning that they… Read more »

Creating the Perfect Storm- A guest post by Leigh Hanney

This is a guest post by Leigh Hanney, Head of Marketing at RetailMeNot.com and Blogger at semsamurai.com I talk to a lot of people about online marketing, some are super experienced and others are really only just starting out. But so often I hear the same story from both ends… Read more »

Friends don’t let friends make paper airplanes

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If you’ve got 6 minutes and 31 seconds, give this a shot from my friend Alex, who has the most popular paper airplanes site on the web.  If you’re one of those folks who likes to watch cooking shows, but doesn’t actually get around to following along– don’t worry, you… Read more »

Check your landing pages for this

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Recently seen and heard again, starting anything with the words: “Do you need” or “Do you want” are big spam flags.  It’s mostly applicable to email, but also on web pages.  This will affect you in organic search and possibly paid search Quality Scores. A lot of the rules that… Read more »

Print headline sells the news, optimized web headline tells the news

This is a guest blog post by Ahteram Uddin, who runs online marketing for the Times of India, the largest newspaper in the world. Yes– bigger than New York Times. If you are into News aggregating business or your website has an industry specific News section you stand a chance… Read more »

How to grow your SEM business in Asia

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Guest Post By Gerald Neo, Who runs  GeraldsHeralds.com SEM in Singapore is just starting out. Lots of companies have just started to realise the importance of SEM. For those, that have started for a few years, are only covering the surface. They have not fully explore the full potential of… Read more »

I will do a SEO analysis of your site for FREE!

A few days ago, I offered to perform a SEO analysis on the website of one lucky winner– something at BlitzMetrics that we normally charge between $6k-10k to do.  There were 23 responses and I’m choosing BusSongs.com, which is by Keith Mander, a current Facebook employee and ex-Googler (not to… Read more »

Asian pottery culture and search algorithms

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This is a guest post by David Gray of Analog.com, a leader in Electronic Components I once heard a wise young American English teacher compare the Japanese, Chinese, and Korean national characters to ceramic pottery and tea cups they produce in particular. A Japanese teacup is an extremely delicate, refined,… Read more »

Landing Page Optimization and the ‘Middle Child Syndrome’

This article was written by Leigh Hanney of SEMSamurai.com   In any structured system the introduction of a new variable will have a lasting influence on that structure. In short, nothing will remain the same.   Take a typical family unit of two parents and one child… When a second… Read more »