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Google Unveils Disavow Links Tool

Posted by Michael Bloch in web marketing (Saturday October 20, 2012 )

Received an “unnatural links” warning from Google? Getting rid of their effect may be made a little easier with Google’s new “disavow links” tool (but there are a few caveats). (more…)


Email Marketing Frequency – Pizza Wars

Posted by Michael Bloch in web marketing (Tuesday October 16, 2012 )

How many emails a week is too many? (more…)


Google – Fresh Is Best

Posted by Michael Bloch in web marketing (Saturday October 6, 2012 )

Do you have a stack of stale content kicking around your sites? I know I do. It would probably be wise to freshen it up a little. (more…)


Google’s Exact Match Domain Smackdown

Posted by Michael Bloch in web marketing (Tuesday October 2, 2012 )

Google has decided to try and weed out low quality web sites ranking highly on the basis of being an exact match domain (EMD). (more…)


Google’s ‘Zombie’ Keywords Meta Tag

Posted by Michael Bloch in web marketing (Thursday September 20, 2012 )

A zombie is someone who returns from the dead, but doesn’t return quite the same. Google’s just done something similar in relation to the keywords meta tag; but at least it won’t eat brains. (more…)


Online Ad Spend – My How You’ve Grown

Posted by Michael Bloch in web marketing (Tuesday September 18, 2012 )

Ever wondered how many ad dollars are spent on each Internet user on average? (more…)


Ask Me Again In 5 Minutes

Posted by Michael Bloch in web marketing (Monday September 17, 2012 )

Hate those site surveys that pop up in your face as soon as you arrive on a site? You’re not alone. (more…)


Ready For Your 15 Minutes?

Posted by Michael Bloch in web marketing (Friday September 7, 2012 )

Your site is going to be mentioned on a popular TV show – are you ready? Many small business sites won’t handle what comes next. (more…)


Facebook Targeting Fake Likes

Posted by Michael Bloch in web marketing (Sunday September 2, 2012 )

Fake likes abound on Facebook, but the company is as mad as hell and isn’t going to take it any more. (more…)


Dead Press And News Sections

Posted by Michael Bloch in web marketing (Thursday August 30, 2012 )

It really surprises me how many high-profile companies have severely out of date press release sections on their web sites. (more…)