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Will The Real Matt Cutts Please Stand Up

Posted by Michael Bloch in web marketing (Tuesday December 13, 2011 )

If you’ve been tinkering with SEO for any length of time, you’ve likely heard of Matt Cutts. (more…)


Yet Another Xmas Sale Email

Posted by Michael Bloch in web marketing (Friday December 9, 2011 )

I’ve just deleted what feels to be the eleventy gazillionth Christmas sale email and I think if Santa was standing in front of me right now, I would feel compelled to shoot him. (more…)


A Good Buddy Of Mine

Posted by Michael Bloch in web marketing (Tuesday December 6, 2011 )

The schmaltz of the affiliate marketing and “make money online” world sometimes gets to me. (more…)


Google Publishing Algorithm Changes

Posted by Michael Bloch in web marketing (Saturday December 3, 2011 )

Each year, Google makes around 500 tweaks to its search ranking algorithm – and now the company is going to be telling us more about those changes; and more often. (more…)


Buy One, Give One Away

Posted by Michael Bloch in web marketing (Saturday November 19, 2011 )

If you have a product that might also be useful in developing countries, consider a “buy one, give one away” campaign. Aside from the warm and fuzzy aspect, it may boost sales, generate a bit of buzz and even help your search engine rankings. (more…)


Google Plus Pages Open To Business

Posted by Michael Bloch in web marketing (Tuesday November 8, 2011 )

The long wait is over – businesses can now set up a Google+ profile. (more…)


Google’s Fresh Algo Tweak

Posted by Michael Bloch in web marketing (Friday November 4, 2011 )

Google announced yesterday it was making a significant tweak to its ranking algorithm that will impact over a third of searches. (more…)


Yahoo! Mail Visualization

Posted by Michael Bloch in web marketing (Saturday October 29, 2011 )

Curious about how much mail Yahoo processes a second or the percentage of users in Oceania? Yahoo! Mail Visualization can tell you that and much more. (more…)


Is Buying Google +1’s Illegal?

Posted by Michael Bloch in web marketing (Thursday October 27, 2011 )

Some companies buy Facebook likes or Google +1’s to make themselves seem more popular than they really are. Questions of ethics aside, it could perhaps also be illegal. (more…)


Organic Vs. Paid Search Listing Clicks

Posted by Michael Bloch in web marketing (Saturday October 22, 2011 )

If you’re not buying ads on search engine results pages, how much traffic are you missing? (more…)