Archive for March 2014

 

Monday 31 March, 2014

SEO Basics – Anchor Text Best Practices for Today

Anchor text is the visible clickable text part of a link. It’s often blue and underlined. When you click this text, the browser takes you through the link to the website. Anchor text is important because the words used in this text play a role in search engine optimization. The Best Anchor Text Practices of […]

 
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Friday 28 March, 2014

Who on Earth Is Spamhaus and What’s a Spam Eating Monkey?

Are you getting email messages bounced back to you with a terse message from Spamhaus? Or are ISPs blocking you because you’ve offended a monkey that munches on spam? Although they sound strange, these are both legitimate organizations that protect email users from spam. If not for them, we’d all get inundated with billions more […]

 
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Thursday 27 March, 2014

Branded Mobile Utility Apps – Ideas that Might Fit Your Business Model

Branded mobile apps are offered by companies in order to build brand awareness. They give people something to do that engages them while also delivering the company’s brand message. This is a huge trend in the marketing world and it gets results. Everybody’s going mobile and companies need to take advantage of this trend. The […]

 
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Wednesday 26 March, 2014

Where Affiliates Shop for Opportunity

So you want to launch an affiliate campaign but you don’t know where to start. Wouldn’t it be nice if there was one place where you could see how profitable your ideas really are? Well, there is. It’s called Offerbuzz and this is where affiliates shop for opportunity. There are lots of CPA networks out […]

 
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Tuesday 25 March, 2014

How Much Are Zombies Worth?

The walking undead are hot right now. According to an article on the site 24/7 Wall Street from last year, the zombie industry is worth billions of dollars. The site estimates there may be as much as $5.74 billion in zombies and that’s likely an understatement. The article reports that it’s not just about movies […]

 
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Monday 24 March, 2014

What Is PII and How Can You Protect It?

PII stands for personally identifiable information (or variations of this phrase). This is information that can be used to identify, contact or locate a person. It’s easier than ever to obtain this information through the Internet and PII can be used for stalking, ID theft, or other crimes. PII includes information such as: *  Name […]

 
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Friday 21 March, 2014

Content Marketing on Tumblr

In these days where visual social media like Pinterest and micro-blogging platforms like Twitter are all the rage, why do we all forget about Tumblr? Tumblr is one of the oldest micro-blogging platforms. It started in 2007 and made a meteoric rise in popularity, its number of users skyrocketing 900% during 2011. Currently, Tumblr has […]

 
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Thursday 20 March, 2014

Planning a Business – 5 Basics

There is a lot that goes into planning a business. Obviously a short article like this isn’t going to cover everything, but I thought I’d offer up a few of the very basics that should go into your business planning. Here are five important things you need to do. Getting to Know You Get to […]

 
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Wednesday 19 March, 2014

Twitter Terrorist – Spanish Woman’s Flippant Tweet Gets Her a Terror Conviction

You can talk smack about friends or celebs on Twitter, but be careful about threatening public figures with violence. This was a tough lesson taught to Spanish student Alba González Camacho recently when Spain made her its first conviction for tweeting terrorism. The tweets in question were a series of tweets attacking Spain and its […]

 
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Tuesday 18 March, 2014

SEO Basics – Doing Your Own SEO

SEO – three words that are loaded with meaning. Search engine optimization is important and it’s not about to go away. If you’re a small business owner or solo entrepreneur, those three letters may strike fear into your heart, sending you scrambling to Google to find an SEO wizard to cast magical spells that put […]

 
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