Archive for the ‘External summaries’ Category

Feb. 10 – Feb. 15 External post summary

February 10th, 2009

John Dvorak said “SEO simply doesn’t work”…

I found this post funny but it also shows how far a person knows about SEO, who’s to be trusted and who’s not. A post from my fave blog, SEO Book showed some points on why SEO isn’t another snake oil: John Dvorak – a Good Example of Why Many Media Companies Deserve to go Bankrupt

February 11th, 2009

The big SMX event had begun and I found the live coverage from SERoundtable very helpful for those who were not able to attend the conference… Live Coverage of Keynote with Danny Sullivan at SMX West

February 12th, 2009

“Carpe diem on any duplicate content worries: we now support a format that allows you to publicly specify your preferred version of a URL.”

Stop worrying about duplicate contents and start designating canonicals. Here’s a guide on how to implement it; from Google Webmaster Central blog: Specify your canonical

February 13th, 2009

A follow up on the canonical tag; from Search Engine Land’s blog: Google, Yahoo & Microsoft Unite On “Canonical Tag” To Reduce Duplicate Content Clutter

With this, I guess the duplicate scare would be minimized.

February 14th, 2009

“Google is embarrassed, apologizes and penalizes the Japanese site with a PageRank reduction” Google Japan Apologizes For Awkward PR Campaign, Gets Punished With PageRank Reduction

February 15th, 2009

Part of my daily routine is scanning news from my fave sites. NYTimes just launched their article skimmer which helps a lot in scanning the top headlines, more about this from ReadWriteWeb’s post on NYT Article Skimmer: Recreate the Sunday Morning Paper in Your Browser

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Feb. 3 – Feb. 10 External post summary

February 3rd, 2009

Here’s another good point on building good links, from Donna Fontenot in Search Engine People’s blog: Link Bartering

February 4th, 2009

Does Your Business Run on Fear or Confidence? Learn more from Chris Garrett’s post in Invesp Blog.

February 5th, 2009

The post by Mike Moran on Search Engine Guide explained the similar approach for researching specialized industry keywords on How do you find keywords in a specialized industry?

February 6th, 2009

Google reveals what the eye-tracking data we collect looks like on Google’s official blog post: Eye-tracking studies: more than meets the eye.

February 7th, 2009

Working ’til weekend? You must be missing a lot, here’s a helpful post from Webworker daily: Do You Do Web Work During Weekends?

February 8th, 2009

A guest post by Eric Clemons on Tech Crunch sharing his insight on What I Learned At Davos: How Networking And Feedback Loops Can Make A Better World

February 9th, 2009

Search Engine Journal blogs about a critical factor to consider in PPC: How Often Should I Optimize My PPC?

February 10th, 2009

Darren Rowse made a brief but concise review of How to Effectively Educate Your Blog Readers

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Jan. 28 – Feb. 3 External post summary

January 28th, 2009

How to use LinkedIn profile as an excellent source of SEO posted on SEO Blog by Adam Torkildson: Using LinkedIn for SEO

January 29th, 2009

Aaron Wall from SEO Book and his great review about Yahoo’s SEM tactics on Has Yahoo! Search Marketing Lost Their Minds?

January 30th, 2009

Nicholas Carlson from Alleyinsider shared a slideshow about the best entries for their Create Twitter’s Revenue Model contest on 11 Business Plans For Twitter

January 31st, 2009

Every site I visited returned a “this site maybe harmful” result on Google and here’s their clarification about that: “This site may harm your computer” on every search result?!?!

February 1st, 2009

A post on Search Engine Land discussing the importance of online appearance on Scoring The Superbowl Ads & Search: Do Broadcast Marketers Get Online Acquisition?

February 2nd, 2009

On duct tape marketing blog: Republishing with RSS and how to do it the right way.

February 3rd, 2009

Randfish posted on Seomoz, a helpful guide about 8 SEO dilemmas on 8 More SEO Topics that Have Me Stumped

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Jan. 21 – Jan. 27 External post summary

January 21st, 2009

I’m starting today’s external summary post with a principle from the Duct Tape Marketing system. Simplify: A pretty simple marketing strategy when everything seems so complicated.

January 22nd, 2009

For ‘green-minded’ enthusiasts: the Business Pundit gives us more idea to spot the right Green Business for us on the 25 Most Promising Green Businesses.

January 23rd, 2009

On the Huffington Post: Canned or Not, Layoffs Affect Everyone.  A nice post on how to cope up with today’s tough economy.

January 24th, 2009

Buzzing about the key to success, from the Copyblogger site: How to Become an Expert on Nearly Any Subject.

January 25th, 2009

Chris Brown posted about the meaning of conversation in the Web 2.0 world. On Branding and Marketing blog:  Are we having a Conversation? What does that MEAN?

January 26th, 2009

Aaron Wall published his in-depth review about Majestic SEO on the SEO Book blog: Majestic SEO – Interview of Alex Chudnovsky.

January 27th, 2009

Want to be a part of the Mozilla team? Mozilla invites us to the first open Mozilla marketing meeting of the year on Wednesday, January 28th @ 10am PST / 6pm UTC. Join the Mozilla Community Marketing Team!

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Jan. 13 – Jan. 20 External post summary

January 13th, 2009

A timely post by Greg Finn entitled How To Prepare For Stability On Social Media News Sites; discussing the importance to have an account that is sustainable and that doesn’t rely on only one tactic for success.

January 14th, 2009

Barry Hurd warns us on his post: Beware Online Reputation Scams.  “Do yourself a big favor and take action on the dozens of expert articles written online about establishing your online profile and reputation (usually for free) and learn to have complete control over your professional brand online.”

January 15th, 2009

What my wife can teach you about search marketing is an interesting post by IBM Distinguished Engineer, Mike Moran, sharing an important lesson on how search marketers could improve their visibility to customers and buyers.

January 16th, 2009

I made a post:  The effects of the recession are being felt at Google? , hope you enjoyed reading my post too!

January 17th, 2009

Winning the web with Gyutae Park on his post “Don’t Put Your Eggs In One Basket” is Bad Advice for Internet Marketers.

Jan. 18th, 2009

Understanding the 9 Essential Elements of High-Quality Web Content that will give your content a much better chance of getting noticed, read, and recommended to others by Brett Borders.

Jan. 19th, 2009

A very-well made video, posted by Andy Beal on A Visual Guide to Online Reputation Management explaining online reputation management and its significance for every company.

Jan. 20th, 2009

Just in time, after the inauguration of President Obama, an interesting post about Word Cloud Analysis of Obama’s Inaugural Speech Compared to Bush, Clinton, Reagan, Lincoln’s posted on ReadWriteWeb.

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Jan. 5 – Jan. 12 external post summary

January 5th, 2009

On “Copy Blogger” Brian Clark posted steps to monetize blogs on Blog Money: The Income Outlook for 2009.

January 6th, 2009

On ” SEO Book” Aaron Wall revealed a good outline of Internet Marketing’s Words That Sound too Good to be True.

January 7th, 2009

On “ProBlogger” Darren Rowse made a video blog post examining 5 important ways on How to Create Great First Impressions on New Readers and Convert Them Into Loyal Readers.

January 8th, 2009

Matt Cutts posted a great visualization on what the ideal conference badge should look like.

January 9th, 2009

On “Twist Image” Mitch Joel posted a review about the latest study conducted by the NPD Group on

The Kids Are Alright which showed an interesting point of view on where the marketing focus should focus to target a centralized and consumed market.

January 10th, 2009

On “TechCrunch” Michael Arrington announced the winner of the second annual Crunchies on his post

Congratulations To the Crunchies Winners; Facebook Takes Top Prize For Second Year.

January 11th, 2009

Joel Comm made a great post for video enthusiasts about How Video Can Make Your Life Easier — And Wealthier.

January 12th, 2009

Falko Luedtke, so me 🙂 made a post at Winning the Web about Top 10 Tips for Green Hat SEM in 2009.

Have fun reading 🙂

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Freaking cold in Vancouver

Vancouver Freezes

Vancouver Freezes

That is why I didn’t update you guys with any new post, look at my office…it turned into a ice palace 🙂

Last time Vancouver had that much snow is 50 years back if I’m not mistaking. It takes me 10x as long to get around at the moment. Not very funny at all to be honest.

Anyway I spend these week with working hard on my company and for my clients.

I hired Jen to help me as a assistant. More info’s coming soon 🙂

And that it is for me today, I wish you folks a merry Christmas. Enjoy the holidays and I see you around I guess 🙂

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Dec 13 – 19 external post summary

One of the things I like to do every week from now is a summary of Blog post I liked over this week. Nothing fancy but maybe take you guys to get some more input from great marketers.

Dec 14th: On “SEO Book” my review of the SES Chicago 08 gets publish.

Dec 15th: On the “John Chow Blog” Michael Kwan makes a great review of the free landing page templates from

Dec 16th: Gyutae Park on “Winning the Web” did a great post about how to build the best natural links.

Dec 18th: Invesp published the Top 100 Online Marketers in 2008 List, very cool and interesting stuff. Maybe not everybody agrees on it but it is voted from people and I like it.

Dec 19th: PeterD on “SEO Book” published a great article about Credibility. I suggested to everyone to read the SEO Book blog on regular basic, just great information from some of the best minds in the industry.

Dec 19th: Gyutae Park from “Winning the Web” a follow up post to the Invesp Top 100 Online Marketer list from the day before. He gives 8 tips how to personally brand yourself better.

Have fun reading, and enjoy the last weekend before Xmas.

Anybody suggestions for me what I should buy as presents? Leave a comment 🙂

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