Just like with natural or organic search engine rankings, it’s not possible to guarantee top placement in Google adwords paid search. AdWordsPro a member from Google groups says that a company guaranteeing a specific position in paid or unpaid search engine results is potentially unethical and not feasible Bottom line, if anyone says they can…
Here are tools and tips to keep your search engine ranking by checking on what your competitors are doing.
Spyfu is a great tool to quickly see what keywords your competitors rank for in the natural and paid search results. Find out what ad copy they use, their daily ppc spend, and track changes they make. This is a great place to start for competitive data mining.
The keywords your competitors use may converting better than your keywords. You can use adsense to test what sites will be triggered for what keywords.
Check who links to them using tools such as opensiteexplorer.org, yahoo site explorer and majesticseo.com this can give a good indication of professional partners and associations you may wish to join.
Check online information hubs including PRWeb search, Digg.com, and article aggregators such as
Conversion testing and landing page optimization is a never ending job. It is a challenge to get the best converting webpage and we love testing different versions to see what works best.
Below is a landing page test of a software sales page with real world results. See if you can choose the winning version.
Back when I began my internet aspirations in 1998 I saw the heavy wheeling and dealing at during the height of the dot-com era. When I hung my shingle on the roadside of the information superhighway, toys.com was 100x bigger than Toys R Us and Yahoo was a 130B company.
Domain names rapidly changed hands and seemingly had no limit on their valuation.
I remember coming across Company.com and seeing the unique under construction page:
I have been trying to use Yahoo Site Explorer to search for backlinks all day, and it has not been working. We have known about the pending changes to Yahoo this summer as they are consumed and destroyed integrated with Microsoft’s Bing. This merger was announced nearly exactly 1 year ago as a strategic move by Yahoo and Bing that I am calling YaBing.
The unwritten reasons for the YaBing merger
There are many career websites available, and tens of thousands of job listings but most people have difficulty finding a the small jobs for niche specializations. The unfortunate truth is that even in this recession, the good jobs are not on the monster.com’s and craigslist’s of the internet, but are buried in local resources and niche web properties.
We have compiled a list of the 100 top niche job websites that will let you spend more time on effective job boards and increase the chances of landing your dream job. We hope that this jobs resource helps you find meaningful employment.
1888PressRelease is a great site to promote your company news. They are much cheaper than PRweb and offer a free press release submission campaign. Your news will be distributed to Google News and over 100 other online news sites and RSS feed aggregators. 1888PressRelease works specifically with PR firms to help promote regular news, articles…
Video Services that can promote your online videos through SEO. 67 sites that you can use for video search engine optimization that will host and share your web videos with the web. These are specialized vertical sites for creating, discovering, searching, sharing, storing your videos. After uploading videos, you will need to get links to…
Enom has been called the domain name registrar with fantom coupon codes. There is a field to enter a discount code in their shopping cart, but finding actual working codes is more difficult than keeping an ice cube from melting in Palm Springs. However, we have found some Enom promo codes to share with you…
Working with companies from South East Asia, Singapore & Malaysia, Japan, Korea or China requires different business etiquette than Western nations. Below is a video crash course in the art of the Asian business card exchange.
Following these simple tips and honoring protocol in their countries will win you huge points and guarantee respect. Not following these cultural business guidelines could result in lost deals or reduced business from Asian companies.
My generation, (Generation X) is not as formal as our previous generation, and some people lament that the United States is slowly losing formality & etiquette that makes for a respectful and polite society. This video contains important information for the younger business professional who may have no experience with Asian business culture and working with international firms.