Archive for the ‘Internet Marketing’ Category

Online Advertising Is Still Growing, Barely

Monday, May 19th, 2008

Every day I read another story about how online advertising is growing. Good. As soon as we start reading stories saying the opposite we'll have to worry about overall trends. But for now it appears that companies are committed to marketing online, and are committing their long ...

Creating And Distributing An RSS Feed Widget For Your Blog

Thursday, January 10th, 2008

There is no doubt that widgets will be huge in 2008. What's not to like about distributed web applications, especially when they offer high levels of interoperability with the web's most popular destination sites. Just how tough is it to get a widget launched? Not very. ...

Local Blogging Has A Few Advantages

Tuesday, October 16th, 2007

Here's an idea for anyone who is struggling when it comes to blog monetization. Take a look into going local. Local search is very hot, and the segment won't be slowing down much anytime soon. Local blogs make sense, because they appeal to a very defined niche ...

Soulja Boy Proves The Value Of Social Media

Monday, September 17th, 2007

Social websites have only gotten bigger in the last few years. Now people are discovering that they can become overnight sensations, without the need of being discovered as it used to take in the past. Sure, you'll still need a mainstream company to distribute your product, but marketing ...

Alright, Traffic Surged Today

Tuesday, July 24th, 2007

I haven't heard too many people shouting out about a Google update today, but I will. I monitor my traffic very closely and today I'm seeing a pretty big boost across many of my websites. It looks like there's quite a bit of shifting going around in the ...

Social Blog Marketing - It’s All About The Friend Request

Friday, January 26th, 2007

Okay, I wrote about how social blog marketing is paramount yesterday, and how you should approach social newtorks. Today I'd like to point out something that might be obvious to some, but probably not to all: to whit, the friend request is your single biggest marketing tool when it ...

The Dumbest Things Are Usually The Biggest Hits

Friday, November 17th, 2006

If you want to be popular, it pays to be stupid. This is true almost anywhere you look. The dumbest things are usually the biggest hits with the most people. I found myself amazed that I saw a line of people standing in the rain at WalMart ...

Driving Massive Traffic To Your Website Without Paying For Marketing

Wednesday, September 13th, 2006

Like a rocket shot into space: without paying for marketing. Driving massive traffic to our websites without paying a lot. That's what all of us need to do, unless we're the sons of millionaires. Most small businesses get screwed because of the fact they can't afford to compete with ...

There are two types of money making bloggers - the quick and the dead

Sunday, August 27th, 2006

You can't sit around waiting for blogging success. You have to go out and get it. If you dally, others will do your work and take your spot. There's no time for slacking in the blogosphere, and weak hands are being eliminated all the time. Are ...

The best type of traffic you can get from blogs

Thursday, July 27th, 2006

When you're blogging, you love getting incoming links. It makes you feel good, helps you search engine rankings, and is a source of crisp and directed traffic. But not all traffic you get to your blog is created equal. The best traffic, IMHO, is the traffic you ...