Blog archives for Sunday, July 31st, 2005

Mr. Ploppy’s Monday Morning Tool List Volume XX – Affiliate Manager Tools

Affiliate marketing is an awesome opportunity for those who are self-motivated. Brand your affiliate program as the best out there for your industry. In my mind, affiliate marketing is the retail distribution channel of the virtual world. I sometime wish I fell into the self-motivated […]

Bookmarklet for Whois.sc

I really like Whois.sc for findin’ out information quickly. I also really like bookmarklets. I came across this when diggin’ through bookmarks this weekend and thought I’d share for those interested. Use this in your bookmarks bar for one-click whois.sc info from whatever site your […]

Mr. Ploppy’s Monday Morning Tool List Volume XIX – Link Development Tools Revisited

Everybody needs links. Nobody wants to get links. This leaves a bit of a problem, and a bit of an opportunity. Everybody needs links for good rankings, but they want them cheap. Tools make the monotony of link development a bit easier, and the time […]

Hyperlink Hot Seat

Andy Hagans over at the wonderfully informational and link-tastic link building blog, was kind enough to put me on he “hyperlink hotseat”. Andy is planning to interview a bunch of SEO/SEM industry type folks and ask them five questions. I think it came out pretty […]

Mr. Ploppy’s Monday Morning Tool List Volume XVIII – CSS Tools

I really don’t do a lot of coding and development these days, but I certainly used to try. I’ve always been fascinated, however, with CSS and it’s benefits to a web project. The use of CSS seperates design from content and makes life MUCH easier […]

Cool Firefox Extension I’d Love to See

1.Good exportation of bookmarks. Writing out a folder from bookmarks in multiple types of formats. Tops being HTML and CSV’s. This would be handy for chunking and rehashing data into different places easier. 2.Export bookmark folder to html right click Spit a folder out to […]

SEO Contradictions Part II

Thanks to Dean for originally pointing out the source of all our SEO confusion All links work vs. Contextual links work Buy links for click through (or don’t buy them) vs. Buy links for search rankings There’s nothing a competitor can do to hurt your […]

The Magic Formula for Retail Website Success

Okay, the title is a hoax. You caught me. I’m a liar who likes to tell stories. There is no “magic formula for website success”. There are only best practices. As a search engine marketer (SEO/ SEM..whatever you want to call it), we are really […]

The Ultra-Brief History of Mr. Ploppy

So link building extraordinaire Andy Hagans was the last of several people to ask, “what the hell is Mr. Ploppy?” You asked for it, and you got it. The ultra-brief history of Mr. Ploppy has been added to the archived monday morning SEM tool list.

Mr. Ploppy’s Monday Morning Tool List Volume XVII – Press Release Tools

If you have a business and you have news, you need to announce it. Enter PR – public relations…or press releases…that other PR. As search engine marketing evolves towards traditional media marketing, this type of optimization will become more and more important. Understand the old […]