My Week Without Any Social Media – Except for Google+

Social Lockdown

Last week, my husband and I were talking about Google+ - mainly the multiple statements made by Google about where they hope to take Google+ as far as how they'd ideally (and eventually) like to roll it into being an algo factor. I'm a HEAVY user ...
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It’s Time for Facebook to Start Assuming More Social Responsibilty

Social networks and social responsibility

This is a personal rant I feel compelled to share. This morning I came across an Amber Alert on Facebook that was shared by someone I'm connected to in my newsfeed. It was a heartbreaking notice of a (local to me) 18 month old child who was ...
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Search Engine Submission Services? DON’T – Here’s Why…

Trash

This is a short post - and a very basic post - but a needed one. Think of this like a PSA that is attempting to pay it forward to new marketers everywhere. In doing some keyword research today, I was a little startled to see tens of thousands of ...
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Link Building Services – You Get What You Pay For

Fail

I'm kind of sitting here in shock right now. I've been in the online marketing game for well over a decade, but this morning I had an email exchange that dumbfounded me. To be clear, this isn't an "outing" post - even though I could do so - I ...
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My SMX West 2013 Takeaways

SMX West

I'm at the airport getting ready to head back home after spending 3 days in San Jose, California at SMX West. I figured I'd post a few of the things I found interesting as takeaways from the conference for those who weren't able to attend. Tips & ...
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Learn to Master Crowdfunding through My Failure

Crowdfunding Fail

[Note from Rae - Since I'm at SMX West for the week, we have another great guest post today - this time from Dave Snyder of CopyPress. He's going to discuss his experience with Crowdfunding. Cheers!] On March 1, 2013 a group of people sat in the ...
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The Great Site Migration (or Trying to Turn Lemons into MobileMoo)

MobileMoo-thumb

Sometimes forces outside of your control send a once awesome website spiraling to its revenue death. That's been the case for BBGeeks in the last 14 months or so. The absolute SMACKDOWN that RIM (and it's beloved BlackBerry) has taken from the ...
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5 Ways to Get More Out of Google Analytics

Get more out of Google Analytics

Note from Rae: Knowing Ian is fantastic with analytics, I selfishly asked him if he'd want to guest post on how affiliate marketers could make more income as a result of learning some tips and tricks when it came to analytics so I could pick up some ...
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Google Liked It, But They Wouldn’t Put a Ring on It

rings

Honestly, I knew almost immediately upon meeting my husband that I was going to end up married to him. When he proposed to me during a game of poker, I immediately said yes. Then I went and registered domains and twitter handles with different ...
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How I Doubled My Blog Traffic (& Got a Bigger Audience) in 3 Weeks

Doubled Blog Traffic

Building more blog traffic requires work. But it's not rocket science. It's a series of simple steps that require time and effort to execute, but the steps themselves aren't a secret. You simply have to be willing to DO THE WORK. 3 weeks ago, I ...
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