Monthly Archives: February 2010

NASCAR, M&Ms, and Me

We went to the NASCAR race at California Speedway last Sunday. It was cold and rainy most of the day. I’m fan of Tony Stewart and have been for years. He used to drive for Home Depot, so my wife, … Continue reading

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Search Engine Ranking Factors | SEOmoz

Here are the top 5 factors, out of 24, that are important for SEO on a page. These were ranked by their panel of experts (people smarter than me.) Click through to read the whole list. The whole site is … Continue reading

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How to Build Links Fast: 101 Tips & Strategies | SEO Book.com

This is a great post with a lot of solid ideas for building links. Please click through and read them all, both the right ways and the wrong ways to build links. There’s a good introduction about the value of … Continue reading

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Sell Handmade Stuff On The Internet – Build a Web Site

To sell stuff on the Internet effectively, you need a web site. The web site is the truck of the tree, the thing that holds it all together, the thing that you hang everything else on, the things that everything … Continue reading

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Before You Do ANYTHING Else…

If you want your site to rank for a keyword, before you do anything else, you must first decide that that keyword is! Which keyword should you focus on? I’ve gotten a couple people asking me that very question in … Continue reading

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Sell Handmade Stuff On The Internet – SEO Part Three

We need to talk about how a search engine works. It sends a robot out to read each page on your site. As it reads the page, it will evaluate it and try to figure out what it’s about. It … Continue reading

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Small Business SEO – Sea Glass Jewelry- Keywords and Competition – Part 2

This is the second in a series that I want to revisit. The original article outlines exactly the research we did on one shop’s competition so we can plan out how to beat them in the search engines. Why Do … Continue reading

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Sell Handmade Stuff On The Internet – SEO, Part Two

Now that you have a list of keywords, we need to look at the competition for those keywords and create a strategy to beat them. Do a normal Google search on each of your keywords. Write down the top 10 … Continue reading

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Small Business SEO – Sea Glass Jewelry- Keywords and Competition

Since we just got a bunch of new subscribers from Etsy, I wanted to revisit a post that I wrote last Summer about doing research on keywords. Keywords are the root of SEO. Picking the correct keyword is critical. You … Continue reading

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Sell Handmade Stuff On The Internet – SEO, Part One

Getting a domain name and a web host are not the first things you do to get your stuff sold on the Internet. The most important, and first, thing for you to do is to figure out a strategy for … Continue reading

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