Wednesday, December 30, 2009

20 adnetworks for 2010

Here is a list of 20 30 adnetworks for 2010. There is some thing for every one of us. Well, I hope so. It is all differents ways to monetize your blog or web pages. Here is hoping for you to gain a prosperous new year.

Tuesday, December 29, 2009

Link power

Link power is important to make rank gains. SEO gurus call it link juice. Will the link bubble pop soon? Well, some say in 2010. The world will experience some changes and that is no lie guy.

Monday, December 28, 2009

Content Farms

Remember the banner farms of the 1990's - well, welcome to the content farms of the 2010's. This is not a drill. There is an attempt to over power search engines. These sites have mountains of text the is gibberish.

Sunday, December 27, 2009

AOL to cut staff 1/3

Giant AOL will cut staff by one third of norm. This is terrible news. Feel sad for those losing jobs this holiday season. Things are not rosy. Sadly, many other people will lose jobs at the big search engines.

PPC prices

The good news is PPC prices. They are falling. Of course this means there is no recovery. I fully expected the price for each click to go up. However, I see that is continues to go down and now for big keywords that bring in a lot of traffic that were 38 cents I am paying only a mere 20. Talk about the future that never was.

Saturday, December 26, 2009

Jump to links

Google is using jump to links. This is new. It makes for a richer user experience. For example, use Google search engine to find - black nano.

Friday, December 25, 2009

Monetizing your blog

There are many monetization methods for your blog. Sadly, many blogs are not making you any money. However, this can be changed. For example, using adsense, or aff marketing. The key is to get traffic then convert it into money.

Thursday, December 24, 2009

Long Tail Search

OK one way to get more traffic is to use Long Tail Search to drive users. It is easier to rank for long tail keywords in the search engines. People focus on high traffic max pop words and since long tail is hard to figure out, they will often overlook certain segments of their viewers.

Wednesday, December 23, 2009

search marketing predictions

Here are five search marketing predictions for 2010. Well, those are his. Actually my three are -

1) more movies
2) more music
3) more copy

We will see a lot more movies as broadband get easier and cheaper. The days of the 56K modem are over.

GA Chrome

Google Analytics is a great product, so is Chrome. Therefore get the best of both worlds with Google Analytics extension for Chrome. This is plus max. I think that we can all go chrome now.

Tuesday, December 22, 2009

Google Algorithm

Thanks to Ann Smarty, here are the 200 parameters in the Google Algorithm. These are what determines which pages win the war. That means which rank on top with the world biggest search engine.

Monday, December 21, 2009

Google Adwords Changes

Let us stay up to date on Google Adwords Changes for 2010. Basically we are going to see more rich media as well as tools that are new. World's most powerful search team is improving their search engine. The goal will be to integrate adwords into your new strategies for acquiring consumers.

Sunday, December 20, 2009


Blogwalking can lift your page. It will help you rank higher in the search engines. This is a simple low cost technique. Get use to posting comments on other blogs that are dofollow and you will get more attention as well as link juice.

Friday, December 18, 2009

pay phone model gone

The olskool pay phone model is gone. That is a model where people pay you per hour and you promise great returns on their expense. OK now people want results and they are less happy to pay. If you promise a lot, you must be able to produce. It is like before using the pay phone model even if your results were less than stellar the customer had to pay you for your time anyway. Well, now the customer only pays if they sell and you must optimize landing pages.

Thursday, December 17, 2009

Creating Linkable Content

Hey, we all want more traffic, so one way is. Creating linkable content that is easy to use. This way we can get more back links as well as exposure. The key is to go after high KEI keywords and talor make your content in their service.

Wednesday, December 16, 2009

page speed a ranking factor

Search engines want to your pages to speed up. OK we all have a need for speed. Still, it might be time to get rid of excess. For example that big flash nav. Google is adding page loading speed as a ranking factor. This means if you want you rank to increase. Well, you might want to make your website lean and mean.

Tuesday, December 15, 2009

Getting Links

Part of SEO is getting links. In fact links are the common coin of our empire. It is how a site is rated, so that we can judge its score. That said we use links as a form of currency. The way to get links is to pay.

Monday, December 14, 2009

Better lead conversion

There is one very primary metric - profit. It is very important to get better lead conversion. Leads that do not convert are costing you time and money. What you need is a plan to measure performance and optimize for maximum conversion.

Sunday, December 13, 2009

KEI or Keyword Effectiveness Index

KEI was created by Sumatra Roy. It is a way to measure how good a keyword is. Is keyword effectiveness index worth your time to use. I believe so. The KEI can weed out overcompetitive keywords that get very little hits. It can help you concentrate on keywords that have few competitors, but lots of buyers who are eager.

Saturday, December 12, 2009

Testing anchor text

Testing anchor text links is important. Ken says Google does not count nofollow. Well, that may be so. I feel that some nofollow links like from WIKI have more weight than other, but not sure.

Anchor text is very important in the links you get so try to maximize. By that I mean tell friends not to use click here, but to descrive your site so it helps you.

Thursday, December 10, 2009

Trust economy

What we have is the evolution of a new trust economy. This is very important in social networks. People often are soaked with knowledge, but they need to classify the date as trust or no.

It is important for you to establish yourself as a trusted resource. This may take some time and effort as well as other expenses. However, you will retain the gain.

Wednesday, December 09, 2009

Call To actions are important

If you want sales, and most of us do - you need a compelling call to action. Well, not something trite like - call now. However, it must stimulate the buyer to click that big buy button. Hey, you know that garish red bod block that has BUY in huge letters. If you cannot get the users to whip out their credit cards and buy your mix. Then you are out of the game.

Tuesday, December 08, 2009

Holiday season

Web is cutting into tube time. OK so that means more emphasis on sell internet only deal in this case. Well, you need to get ready for this holiday season. Sales should be running. Try to get on top of things with more special offer to your consumers.

Monday, December 07, 2009

Top SEO blogs

Finding new blogs is fun. Here are top 100 SEO blogs. These is a vast selection of blogs from you to choose from and most are max. Please check out all the wonderful SEO blogs that are out there for you.

Sunday, December 06, 2009

newspapers decline, google rises

Google sees newspapers decline as it rises on. The reason is cost as in paper. It costs a lot less to send electrons over a wire. This affects us because future news is over a web, not in the form of paper.

Saturday, December 05, 2009

Shopping Cart Abandonment

Xmas  background: Santa Claus, gifts, photo

With holidays here, you want maximize your sales so listen up. There many reasons for shopping cart abandonment. The main reason is high prices. People we are in a recession. Keep your margins high and lower your prices.

Friday, December 04, 2009

Advanced Ranking Factors

Here are some advanced ranking factors for SEO. Live it and learn it. This is not max common. Actually many ranking factors are similar to trust rank. This value is used to generate a score. The important thing is to have users love your new web sites and that will help you rank high in the search engines.

Thursday, December 03, 2009

conversion optimization

Family in shopping mall photo

Here are a few conversion optimization tips. I will offer a few of my own.

Free shipping will double my sales so it is a must. People hate paying $5.85 shipping on a $3.95 item. Witness success of the dollar store.

For some reason customers love a free gift. This will increase conversions.

3. 800 NUMBER
It makes them feel secure. Also add a picture of you.

Wednesday, December 02, 2009

Google improves CTR

Google is working hard to improve CTR. This is an important push as the world largest search engine. Google's goal is to improve user experience. Here we hope they continue to expand search and add more power.

Tuesday, December 01, 2009

PDA are booming

The iphone is an example of a PDA that is taking off. SEO for people who use PDA devices to search the internet is not far away. Expect websites for PDA gadgets to become more pop as time goes on.