Month: November 2006

Google

Matt Cutts Faces GrayWolf In Landing Page Dance-Off

I t is no secret that Michael Gray (GrayWolf) and Matt Cutts are constantly at one another’s throat when it comes to optimizing for Google.  Don’t let Michael Gray kid you…the pictures on Marshall Clark’s blog are not of a discussion about Landing Page Quality, but in fact a classic dance-off.  Since Matt Cutts and Michael Gray are […]

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Uncategorized

Zune to Defeat the Mighty iPod – The Battle of the Dumb Named Walkmans

If word of this ever gets out to Digg then I will seriously be in lots of trouble for leaking this.  I’ve been known to say some crazy things (like Nintendo Wii sealing the coffin of Nintendo and Apple using Radio Shack to design their new Mac Books) over at Digg which got me buried […]

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Google

Universal Sitemaps Protocol…Just Another Stupid Standard

  I’ve learned recently that one big topic at Pubcon was combating duplicate content, scrapers, splogs (spam blogs).  The thought is to battle these web polluters with a sitemap standard, or more so a standard to guarantee claim of content ownership. The concept is this:  Once an author creates new content, and pings a sitemap […]

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ideas
Viral Marketing

Pimp My Taurus Donations Accepted

 If you are like me you really enjoy watching the show Pimp My Ride on MTV.  I LOVE seeing those guys turn the biggest pieces of crap into super pimp machines.  I drive an old Ford  Taurus with 156,000 miles and think that it is a perfect candidate for a pimping. The problem though is […]

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Viral Marketing

Successful Viral Marketing

What makes for a successful viral marketing campaign is one that keeps coming back to haunt you.   A few months ago I planted a seed to a viral marketing campaign that continues to bring back visitors.  The simple campaign, if you really want to call it that, was the famous Pittsburgh Steeler’s Fan Funeral.  This […]

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blogging
content management systems
tutorials

Adding an eBay RSS Feed to Your WordPress Blog

Recently I’ve been trying to figure out a way to aggregate eBay auctions for use in one of my real estate websites.  I wanted to do this for two reasons, one being to generate fresh content and the other for trying to inject my Commission Junction affiliate code into the listings.  The solution came from incorporating two […]

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ideas
social networks

YouTube Starting to Go Down the Tubes?

Not to long ago Geoffrey Mack over at Alexa put up the latest Alexa traffic graph for YouTube.com and made the observation that YouTube’s traffic has gone flat. His only explanation was that this trend had started at the same time Google announced the acquisition of YouTube for $1.65 billion in stock. How could something […]

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ideas

Nintendo Wii Ready for Preorder

OK, enough of this Playstation 3 or Playstation iii stuff.   I’m totally psyched about the new Nintendo Wii which is ready for preorder at Walmart.  The new Wii is bound to apeal to a different crowd than the Playstation, particulalry to those who dig the Mario Bros.  This is what we have to look forward […]

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