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WWW Prefix Recommended

If you’re the average person, just type whatever you want in the browser address bar. The technology will automatically open the site adding a www. prefix or open a list of […]

Year In Review

2013 Virtual CIO Blog Review

This is the annual report from WordPress.com. Blog posts increased to weekly, page views nearly doubled versus last year, and the most notable referring site was LinkedIn. Obviously, no one got the […]

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HubPages Pursuit

HubPages is an a community site for writing, pictures, and video. The content ranges from art to technology and most things in between. This unique platform gives you another piece of the web […]

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Testimonials Are Contrived

Most marketing folks will tell you to have customer testimonials on your website, but testimonials have little value. How many news articles do you have to see about fake reviews? […]

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If There Was No Advertising

If there was no advertising, what would the world be like? It probably would be like the first time I saw the original Star Trek as a small child. There was […]

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Biased Self Promotion Backlinks

Most social media sites allow noteworthy or celebrity people to openly promote themselves while linking to their website. If you’re a mere mortal like the rest of us, don’t try to put your blog post […]

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Blog Once a Week

Mileage and situations may vary, but generally you want to blog once a week: No one wants a daily update in their inbox or RSS feed. Daily posts are annoying […]

Future Vision

Google Plus Evolution Continues

While many critics were quick to pan the service, Google Plus continues evolution with just over 300 million users. Anyone who wants their author picture to show up in search results from their […]

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Critical LinkedIn Profile Tip of 2013

A great deal has changed since publishing 10 Tips for LinkedIn Ranking at the end of 2011. While the bulk of those tips still apply, most people aren’t adding content links to […]

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Oscars Content Marketing

No I didn’t go or watch. The point is that every WEEK is your opportunity to roll out the red carpet and provide a spectacle for your prospects and customers. Traditional […]

Year In Review

2012 In Review

WordPress.com has begun providing annual reports and I wanted to share the most popular posts of 2012: iPhone 5 Flop – Apple sold millions of the new device, but failed to […]

Squid Quest

I can just imagine a lot of marketers plastering random thoughts on copy paper all over the walls like Russell Crowe in a Beautiful Mind. Maybe they are just trudging […]

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WordPress.com Google Authorship

There is a metric TON of confusing search results about Google Authorship on WordPress.com. To be crystal clear, these instructions are NOT for bloggers running your own WordPress.org download with […]

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First in Google is NOT the Goal

In life, your goal is spiritual enlightenment. Now that you’re startled and starting to think, being first in Google is NOT the goal of your website. The goal of your […]