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SEO Tactic Leads To Jail

Posted by Michael Bloch in online world (Monday September 10, 2012 )

I’ve seen all sorts of SEO tricks over the last decade or so, but none quite like what this man engaged in – which has resulted in a lengthy jail sentence. (more…)


Shopping Cart Abandonment To Jump

Posted by Michael Bloch in ecommerce (Saturday September 8, 2012 )

Are you noticing your cart abandonment rate is increasing since Labor Day? You’re probably 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…)


Aussie Online Retail Soars

Posted by Michael Bloch in ecommerce (Friday August 31, 2012 )

We can be a little slow to catch on in the land down under, but when we do; we make up for lost time. (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It really surprises me how many high-profile companies have severely out of date press release sections on their web sites.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…)


Marketing vs. sociopathy

Posted by Michael Bloch in web marketing (Tuesday August 28, 2012 )

“All marketers are liars” declared Seth Godin with his tongue somewhat firmly planted in his cheek. (more…)


Fines For Journos Getting Stories Wrong?

Posted by Michael Bloch in online world (Friday August 24, 2012 )

This is perhaps something to strike fear into the hearts of Aussie bloggers who consider themselves journalists. (more…)


Facebook’s ‘Hide As Spam’ Feature

Posted by Michael Bloch in online world (Thursday August 23, 2012 )

This appears to be a reasonably new (it is on my pages anyway) and very handy feature for Facebook page admins. (more…)


Working The Dark Side Of The Internet

Posted by Michael Bloch in online world (Wednesday August 22, 2012 )

When a report of objectionable content is submitted to a provider, usually someone has to look at it. That’s one job I never want to have. (more…)