With reluctance I have taken down the Mybloglog widget due to it taking an enormous time to load and slowing down the whole site.
Hopefully they will nip down to Bestbuy and buy a few more servers. I will put the widget back as soon as the treacle problem has been sorted out.
I have noted a number of other sites are doing the same thing, it will be a shame if the service becomes a victim of its’ success.
I read a ton of SEO blogs each day, you learn that there are some blogs simply blogging about what other blogs have wrote, and there are other blogs which produce unique, intelligent, useful information.
One of them is Toprankblog.com by Lee Odden.
I’m breaking my golding rule which is not to blog about what others have blogged about, but only because I want to point out how cool the blog post was. Check out SEO for Newbies.
Continue reading “SEO is fundamentally a set of methodologies”
I am old enough to remember vinyl LPs. We would stack 45’s on the top of the cradle and it would automatically drop the single onto the turntable after each one finished. At the time we were in awe of the technology.
At the time word was travelling around the playground – I realise now this was viral marketing – that certain records when played backwards revealed satanic messages. Stuff like, oh I can’t remember, “Satan is not really a bad chap”, and “If you see lucifer at the seaside buy him an ice cream.” It was a long time ago. But you get the idea.
So we would get out the Albums and go through each one checking for evil instruction. We never found any of course, although I was sure on a Jimi Hendrix record there was a “Eat more wheatgerm”, message.
What has this to do with search engine optimisation? Continue reading “Are Search Engine Optimizers hiding satanic messages in their code?”
Image above added 2016, the rest written 9 years ago.
SEO is persuasion.
We live in a world of persuasion.
Our attention is constantly being sought after. I see SEO as a tactical way to persuade someone to pay attention to a piece of information.
Once I have their attention I want the person to perform an action, click an advert, add to rss feed, leave an email or even just click through to another site. Whatever is required.
Continue reading “The Talent of Persuading Social Tribes is more effective than pure SEO”