Blog archives for Thursday, June 30th, 2005

If You’ve Seen Ian Turner…

Ian Turner has been missing. Thoughts and prayers are with him and his family. If you are in Atlanta or New Orleans and can help to scour the city I would urge you to contact one of the folks helping to track him down. Picture […]

The Art of Writing a Good Link Request

So in Jim’s session at the conference, someone asked in the Q and A about what type of subject to use for a link request, and I realized what an art form link requests have really become. It’s TOUGH to get folks to give you […]

Examples of Bad Reciprocal Link Requests

I get bad link requests all the time. I’m sure you do as well. The below is only a few days worth Don’t be a e-mail link request spammer. My next post will be an example of a good dialogue. Example 1 Dear Friends, We […]

Internet Marketing and SEO Tools Compiled – Story of Mr. Ploppy

In honor of Mr. Ploppy I have created a page archiving his internet marketing tool lists. If you have any tools you would like to see reviewed or a type of tool list you’d like to see added, please drop me a line. Please see […]

Webmasterworld New Orleans – Information Overload

The first word that comes to mind – Wow. It is really amazing to me how in depth and far reaching the world of search has become. The webmasterworld conference in N’awleans was a reminder of just how lucky I feel to be a part […]

Webmaster World Search Conference in New Orleans

Headed off to the Webmaster World Search Conference in New Orleans for the week. If you’ll be there, be sure to stop by the booth and say hey, or stop in and watch Jim, Jenn, or I speaking on our given topics. I will be […]

Mr. Ploppy’s Monday Morning Tool List Volume XV – Graphics and Design Tools

When you’re starting up a business, it’s nice to pinch pennies. For those interested in web design or development there are a multitude of free tools out there to use. Here’s a handful of free graphics editing programs, stock photography sites, and my favorite HTML […]

The Open Rank Project Part II

Due to the positive response in regards to an A Blueprint for Open Rank, I decided to grab and toss up some community software for those that may be interested in helping out with such a project. I am definitely not a technical person, […]

Mr. Ploppy’s Monday Morning Tool List Volume XIV – Open Source Small Business Tools

SEO and web design had always had a very low barrier to entry for folks interested in the field. The best option is not to go to college and become a well-rounded person (as well as spend a bunch of money), but rather to learn […]

A Google Sandbox Roundup

Technically, the Google Sandbox is keyword selection tool. Unfortunately, the name has also evolved into an incredibly ambigous term used to label a variety of SEO ailments. I’m not sure of exactly how the name developed, though it was thought by some that “Google Lag” […]