Best Keywords for New Site

Filed Under (Making Money On The Internet) by Steve Mertz on 26-07-2007

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A recent visitor to my site found it by doing a Google search for: “best keywords for new site.” I applaud the forward thinking of this visitor. While I’m not sure whether their intentions are to find great keywords for search marketing and pay per click campaigns or they have seen entire web sites built with no keywords to be found!

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Google AdWords and Marketing Tips

Filed Under (Search Engine Marketing) by Steve Mertz on 25-07-2007

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Using Google AdWords can be an effective way for new web sites to get online exposure. If used correctly, they can increase the chances of your Internet marketing efforts succeeding. We all know Read the rest of this entry »

Women of SEO

Filed Under (Professional Speaker SEO) by Steve Mertz on 17-07-2007

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One of my favorite SEO reads is Rae Hoffman, also known as Sugarrae. Today she has a great post on A note to my fellow women of SEO – with a subtitle of Rants in Bitchland! Rae know how to attract readers and encourage foolish men to comment :0 But not me! Read the rest of this entry »

Internet Marketing Speaker

Filed Under (Business Issues) by Steve Mertz on 12-07-2007

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I’ll be categorized as an Internet marketing speaker – not a search engine optimization speaker. This was the gist of a conversation that took place with a Speakers bureau this morning. She told me that most seo speakers either go into Internet marketing or Ecommerce – how could I argue with that? By the way, don’t even think of asking about search engine marketing speaker or blogging speaker – it’s not going to happen – unless Danny Sullivan wanted one of those categories added! Read the rest of this entry »

Is Your Web Site Search Engine Friendly?

Filed Under (SEO) by Steve Mertz on 09-07-2007

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Search engine optimization experts often find many things to disagree about-sometimes it seems there is little common ground! Here is one thing that we all agree on-For your web site to end up on the first page of a Google search it must have unique and authoritative content. We have discussed the importance of having great keywords on your title bar and how it is the first thing search engines normally read. The meta description is also a powerful tool to help you with search engines and potential customers as well. If you don’t know what all that means-that’s OK, just be sure you hire someone that does. Read the rest of this entry »

Optimized Press Releases

Filed Under (Making Money On The Internet) by Steve Mertz on 08-07-2007

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We have been offering optimized press releases and posts for selected clients. A press release that is optimized for the search engines is one of the most effective and quickest ways for a business to generate traffic to a website. If your website is nowhere to be found in a Google search and you are spending thousands of dollars a month on pay per click-then yes, we are talking to you! We have talked about the struggle of getting out of the Google Sandbox and having your site actually show up on the first page through search engine optimization techniques. Read the rest of this entry »