Tuesday, August 31, 2010

amazing amazon

What can we say. It may indeed be refer to as amazing amazon. Today announce amazon is working on a TV movie service. Similar to cable it would have a monthly charge and unlimited movies. This could be the final nail in the coffin of block buster, but we shall wait and see.

Saturday, August 28, 2010

Brands are power

Folks, this I should say. Brands are power. They allow you to stand out in a crowd as producing a quality service. If you do not have a brand then you are forced to compete on price. Well, that means you get make very little money. What is the reason? Well, for one, you have narrow margins. They can be thin as a razor.

Friday, August 27, 2010

Google RTS

Google is launching Real Time Search and this is max. I get Google RTS to find out what is hot right now. Stories that are trending will appear. OK so instead of asking what is up. Check it out right now.

Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Yahoo goes BING

Microsoft Bing now powers the Yahoo search engine. This is a sad day for all of us. I mean we all know how bad Yahoo was. Still, I like having many choice with out ASKing for em. Do I hate this move...

Monday, August 23, 2010

DOWn we go

SEO is my biz bro, but things are getting scary. It is another case of DOWn we go. Yeah, I did say case. If business feels a pinch they cut back on marketing and SEO even. What we all want is a recovery. However, it seems to me that our recession is not over. In fact, we seem to be going deeper into the recession. This means less money on PPC spending or any to develop new web sites as business tries to cut back on expenses.

Sunday, August 22, 2010

seo tip

Here is an seo tip to help your traffic increase. Basically, it deals with using ga. GA is short for Google Analytics a great program. It is free for you to use. Mostly, it provide information on whom your users are. That gives you an idea of how to optimize your web site for your viewers. Like most seo tips this one requires some effort on your part to improve your pages.

Friday, August 20, 2010

Blog speed up

They say time is money. If your blog is slow, then customers will let you go. Time for a blog speed up. Get rid of widgets in excess. Also, take a look at image size. Here are ten tips to speed up your blogs and web pages.

Thursday, August 19, 2010


Please do not anger your viewers. Well, even a clown knows not to insult the audience that pays his way. However, politically it is hard to imagine. Yeah, President Obama’s on going defense of the ground zero mosque. Basically, his struggle to make this his singular First Amendment issue. Well, it tells us his career is over. People, approx 70% of americans are against the ground zero mosque.

What we can learn from this in SEO is that controversy can gain you links or destroy your career. It is not good to create new enemies. However, the worst is to alienate friends and followers by insulting em.

Wednesday, August 18, 2010

real money

Have you noticed how colorful our currency is? It look like disney dollars now. What we have is colorful candy currency. I mean the old bills still look like real money. This new stuff looks like it came from some toy box game. Let's fact facts, it looks like play money.

OK, here is what I am trying to say. Basically, you website must look legit for people to trust you. It cannot look phony as ma bell or the crapple iphoney.

Tuesday, August 17, 2010

conversion is now

First off, you need to rescue sites with poor conversion. That is because they do not generate enough money. People are not getting what the come for from your web pages. This wastes time for your consumers. Also, it eats up your bandwidth which is expensive. Solution is to optimize your main landing page.

Monday, August 16, 2010

searching for a future

Google is searching for a future in the mobile arena. Basically, our poor economy is getting worse. It is end of the american dream and the beginning of an american night mare. The end of american optimism is right now.

Fact is our life is more than keywords and codes to help rank web pages. What we see is a steady erosion. Less jobs and less ops every year.

Sunday, August 15, 2010

Branding power

SEO is also about branding power. Still, what is in a name? Well, not even mighty microsoft can compete with the app pull - master of the phone app. Take a look at an apple ipod versus a micro soft zune comparison. True the site is called zunerama. Hey, they might be a bit biased, if you know what I mean. That said, micro soft could not win this war.

Saturday, August 14, 2010

heat maps

Heat maps are great in SEO. First off they show you what is going on. Second a heat map can help you can optimize your site nav. Third, it is possible to increase your conversions.

Thursday, August 12, 2010

Think Pink?

Google is not going green. They want you to think pink, that is when you click on a link - that is from a sponsor. OK, I am not sure. Hey, things were great with yellow, or light blue even. However, now Google is using light purple for a pink link.

Wednesday, August 11, 2010

Search Glass Ceiling

They say time is money. What happens when for all important words in your niche you rank number one. OK, so you go after those second tier words, and eventually afterwards third tier soon. After a while you reach the point of diminishing returns on your energy. This is known as the search glass ceiling that you hit now. Hard to break out of due to the difficulty in sensing. Important to always be measuring. Where is your time going?

Tuesday, August 10, 2010

Search autosuggestion

The search autosuggestion tool is great for us. It lets us find niches that are new. Also, we can learn what users are looking for in a product or service. I highly recommend this tool to you.

Monday, August 09, 2010

SEO chess game

Think of SEO as a chess game. Basically, you are moving your pieces. Opponents in the SEO chess game want to crush you. It is a challenge to even survive. Leveraging Google Analytics data will help you. It will show you where you are strong, and what you are doing wrong.

Sunday, August 08, 2010

Google ignoring links

People should give links meaningful names. I hate to see - CLICK HERE. That give very little information to search engines. If you wonder if Google ignores your links, that could be the reason.

Saturday, August 07, 2010

Manipulation of search engines?

Debunkers claim the SEO is snake oil and so on. MSM claims we are the bad ones. Google is falling prey to SEO. Hey that is us. Folks, we are accuse of manipulation of search engines.

Friday, August 06, 2010

Think pink

Google Adwords ads are pink now. OK some prefer light purple as a name. It is a pretty shade I say. Perhaps this is to eliminate banner blindness and get more clicks to occur.

Thursday, August 05, 2010

Google wave is over

Google drops wave. They say there were not enough users. I did like the product, but it was hard to get people to join. For one, it was invite only and difficult to get in. Well, this did slow down adoption of this valuable service.

Wednesday, August 04, 2010

Why SEO?

The idea is that SEO is free unlike ppc. People do not like to pay. Well, SEO requires hard work by its users. Folks, we are looking at a double dip depression or recession. This means we should focus on cutting prices.

Tuesday, August 03, 2010

Watch List

Do not get put on a watch list due to being spammy. This is bad for you. Fact is you lose rank in the search engines. People can no longer find your pages. Almost as bad as being delisted and kicked out.

Monday, August 02, 2010

Trends are hot now

Trends are hot now. It is a good idea to blog on trending topics to get exposure. People are focusing on selling to the masses. The days of selling luxury items to the few are gone. Play is now to sell to the many.

Wealthy cut back on expenses. This means less sales for you. Hopefully, you will adapt in this case. Fact is time is now for expansion. Businesses will either die out or grow up.

Sunday, August 01, 2010


Folks, here is a new search engine. It is called ecosia. Well, this one is environmentally friendly, so that is a good name. Basically, ecosia is a green search engine. Who could imagine that searching could help tame global warming. It gets is results from Bing and Yahoo right now. Hopefully, in the future it will develop an algo on its own. That would be a good future for ecosia.