Should you use keyword stuffed domains or hyphenated domains? Is this the magic elixir that has eluded you in cracking a top 10 Google ranking? Did you already purchase a 10 keyword domain name based on the advice of a domain name representative who wanted to sell you more names? Here’s the bad news: It’s…
As social media continues to factor more and more on the web, webmasters need to keep an eye on how new trends and/or developments such as URL shorteners affect SEO rankings. For these useful tools, at least, URL shorteners have been integrated into sites without any drawbacks – really without much difference at all in how search engines value the links.
To Google, custom URL shorteners are basically viewed as general redirects and the PageRank comes through just like a regular 301 or permanent redirect, so there isn’t any downside for SEO. As Matt Cutts of Google says in a video posted on their Webmaster Help YouTube Channel, “If we try to crawl a page, and we see a 301 or permanent redirect, which pretty much all well-behaved URL shorteners like bit.ly or goo.gl will do, if we see that 301 then that will pass PageRank to the final destination.”
These starting pay options are from people who have received full-time offers from the company in question, and these figures are approximate. They are for beginning programmer positions.
All companies are notorious for being incredibly secretive about employee pay and do not publish salary ranges. These pay scales were taken from interviews, online forums, job boards and salary aggregators.
This is your chance to attend the #1 event for people who make money online and get a huge discount off the conference price. We have 3 free passes to the conference, and all you need to do is add your comment to this post for a chance to win.
Affiliate Summit is just around the corner, and we have discount codes for the 2011 event in New York, New York.
Get full access passes for 10% off with our special codes and receive a chance to meet and network with the top affiliate marketers in the world.
We are huge proponents of the ASE conference and believe it to be more valuable to you than other SEO or internet marketing conferences.
Affiliate Summit East 10% discount special link: click to use ASE11CAYLEY10
Would you have guessed which form of social media outreach worked best for the Fortune 500 companies? 71% of the Inc. 500 companies surveyed said they are using Facebook for marketing, and it is the largest social media tool used, with a claimed 85% success rate for their campaigns. Twitter usage was slightly down from last year at 81%. But the big daddy of social networking was not the one that performed best.
Ever wanted you own iPhone app but didn’t know where to start? We checked out MyAppCreator from Trey Smith to see just how easy it is to create your own app and were impressed by the setup.
He has created a video that outlines how he is making $115 per day on a .99 app called Kolo’s Journey. Using an outsourced software developer he was able to create a professional looking iPhone game for only $1750 and should be profitable within 1 month.
Online Marketing Summit Tour is a new event sponsored by Clickz and the old Search Engine Strategies conference circuit. The OMS is a smaller version of this 2011 search engine optimization conference with shorter events in more cities. You can now go to this great online marketing event in 23 cities in the U.S. and Canada.
The Online Marketing Summit is priced much lower than traditional conferences, and this price point should be very appealing to a wide range of internet marketers.
Online Marketing Summit 2011 Discount Codes and Free OMS Coupons
After an eternity (in internet years) as the top dog in driving traffic, how did Digg lose their footing?
Jonah Peretti had no intention of sparking a national debate about the cheap manufacture of sport tennis shoes but using the online shoe customization feature on Nike.com he created an unintentional campaign for change. I think the best part of this campaign was the awareness about unsafe labor practices in foreign countries.
Mr. Peretti tried to get custom shoes with the word “sweatshop” stitched on the side and had a long email dialog with Nike customer service who refused to design this customizable shoe request saying that the word was slang.
Undaunted, Peretti requested to have the photo of a young vietnamese worker emblazoned on the side, and at this point Nike stopped returning his email requests.
After passing the story around to a few friends the media found it and it travelled virally around the internet which led him to a realization about the power of social networks and was the inspiration for several businesses.
A landing page is any page that users see first on your website, so it must be optimized for their specific browsing experience.
All landing pages need these fundamentals
- Fast – Load time must be under 5 seconds
- Attention Grabbing Headline – If you spend 3 hours writing copy for your landing page, spend 2.5 hours on the headline
- Clear Call To Action – Make it easy for visitors to take the next step
- Focus On Them – Clearly state benefits and use testimonials, logos and third party verification sources to substantiate your claims