Blog archives for Tuesday, January 31st, 2006

Do Your Users Trust You?: 21 Tips for Improved Website Credibility

I often find myself accidently lumping in everything internet marketing with SEO. To me, SEO is just what you call someone with an insatiable hunger to learn about marketing online. The day you truly become an SEO could be the first time you read something […]

Why Everyone Should Join SEMPO Even Though it Kinda Sucks

I really haven’t made up my mind about SEMPO yet, and certainly don’t have the big bucks to pony up personally for a membership (I’d get much more personal satisfaction from a new ipod or digital camera I’m sure). I don’t see many advantages for […]

Mr Ploppy’s Monday Tool List Volume XXXIV – Competitive Research Tools Revisted

I did some competitive tools a while back with competitive analysis and keyword tools, but I think the idea of competitive analysis is key to the natural search engine optimization space and is worth revisiting. Understanding your industry from an online perspective is critical to […]

Book Breakdown Break – The Ultimate Sales Letter

Book: The Ultimate Sales Letter by: Dan Kennedy Subtitle: Boost your sales with powerful sales letters Here’s the scoop: This book looked kind of iffy when I first picked it up, but it was a very quick Saturday read. Most of the book didn’t really […]

11 Reasons Advertising Agencies Hate Search Engine Marketers

At some point, ad agencies will be forced to come to terms with the fact that they will have to accept and work with search engine marketers even if they have to bring them in house. I must admit to having a bit of a […]

Win $1000 LinkBaiting for BizNiche Media

Linkbait n. Something that attracts a multitude of inbound links to a website Linkbaiting v. The process of creating linkbait Linkbaiting is the new link development. Come up with a good idea for Andy and you’ll make some money. Come up with a good idea […]

There’s No Such Thing as SEO

*Note to new readers…this post may contain heavy doses of sarcasm. “Whole areas of knowledge and information have been defined into nonexistence because the system cannot know, understand, control, or measure them.” -Anne Wilson Schaef There’s no such thing as sandbox (besides the Google keyword […]

Who Are All You People? Introduce Yourself Please.

The introduce yourself thread is on part II. I’m starting to feel like I’m standing on a gigantic stage with those monsterous million watt spotlights blinding me where I can’t see any of the crowd. I like meeting and knowing the people that read here. […]

Another V7ndotcom Elursrebmem Post for Graywolf at

I’ve managed to pretty much bite my tongue on this contest that I think is pretty much a ridiculous publicity stunt combined with a juvenile p*ssing match, but I wanted to do add yet another ridiculous few megabytes of trash out on the web in […]

Mr. Ploppy’s Monday Tool List – Volume XXXIII – Weblog Promotion Tools

There’s tremendous value in reaching out to your target audience and soliciting feedback directly. It’s shameless, perhaps, but it also shortens the cycle for communicating with your early adopter customers. So what are you waiting for? Start promoting your blog. Blog PromotionTools: Chicklet easy subscriptions […]