Tag Archives: Social Media

Guest Blogging for Google Authorship Reputation instead of Link Building

Matt Cutts, the head of Google’s Webspam team, has publicly and repeatedly stated that guest blogging for SEO purposes is dead.  We are already seeing that Google is taking an aggressive stance towards link spam, especially on guest posts and link farms. One thing that really hasn’t been touched upon, but is lurking in the background, is guest blogging for the purpose of increasing your Google Authorship reputation. As Google… Read More »

Tips for Marketing a Content Website

Here are some things you can do to help market a content website: Have great content.  Nothing keeps people coming back for more than great content.  Also, search engines love updated and new content. Social Media Presence.  Set up social media pages for your website, especially Twitter, Facebook and Google+, and if possible, set up your website to automatically post to each of them every time you add content.  Set… Read More »

Is it ethical to charge for services not rendered?

HostDime and Regus would say it’s fine to charge you for services you never used, sternly standing behind the fine print in the contract you signed. But is it ethical and fair? As some of my readers discovered, HostDime and Regus don’t care if you were in the hospital for surgery, got in a car accident, or your business failed.  You agreed to a contract.  And if you never used… Read More »

YouTube Comments & Google+ Integration Causes Controversy

Google now requires YouTube users to have a Google+ account in order to post comments.  The change has been so controversial that some discussions about the change have been so heated that people are resorting to four letter words. One YouTube user even created a song telling Google what they think of Google+ [NSFW] (posted under her real name), while a social media professional responded by calling people names for wanting… Read More »

Things Needed to Create a Great Website

When creating a website, it is important that you have all the necessary components for it to be successful, and it involves more than just the building of the website itself.  From strategy, to building, to marketing, to monetization, and beyond. In this article we will go over what things you will need to consider and incorporate into your plan.  First I will list each in a bullet list, and… Read More »

Want to know more about people who email you?

Ever receive an email from someone you don’t know and want to know more about them?  Or more importantly, have you ever gotten an email from someone whom you may do business with, but you can’t find their business card to remember who they are? Or on the flip side, do you want to control how others view your profile and want to tell people about what you do?