Friday, March 19, 2010

The State of Social Marketing Integration

"There are now hundreds of millions of consumers worldwide using social networks, blogs, microblogs, online forums and video-sharing sites, and marketers have followed them there. Social media marketing has gone from experimental to must-have, and that increases the importance of adopting an integrated social strategy."

Is it worth spending time on creating tags and categories?

In a blog, is it worth spending time creating tags and categories for SEO purposes?

What are some effective techniques for building links?

@mattcutts from Google....

Organic link building, according to me is one of the most difficult tasks for SEOs of SMEs. Can you please list 5 effective ways of organic link building.

Thursday, March 18, 2010

NuVal Nutritional Scoring System at Market Street Grocery Stores

Learn about the foods you eat at Market Street

Market Street - Where Everyday Meets Gourmet

Market Street is like a regular grocery store (u know they have toilet paper and paper towels) but with super cool organic gourmet foods and organic groceries and wine.

Wednesday, March 17, 2010

How Privacy Vanishes Online, a Bit at a Time

"If a stranger came up to you on the street, would you give him your name, Social Security number and e-mail address?"

How To Find People To Follow On Twitter

"While many of us in the marketing world tend to focus on how many followers we have and how to get more, for many Twitter users the other side of that coin is a real challenge: How do I find good people to follow on Twitter?"

Monday, March 15, 2010

Google Maps Incorrectly Indexing Company Info

"Google Maps could start generating substantial revenue for the Mountain View, Calif., company and related businesses, but the search engine will need to more closely tie the app to geographic-location targeting on mobile and work out the bugs. According to several SEO professionals patiently waiting for a fix, citations have been spotted showing up under the wrong business in Google Maps."

Historic Galveston Hotel Completes Second Floor Renovation

"Hotel Galvez & Spa, A Wyndham Grand Hotel, has unveiled its beautifully appointed new second floor guest rooms. In preparation for the hotel’s 100th anniversary in 2011, hotel owners George Mitchell and the Mitchell family are updating all guest rooms with a new d�cor."

Mobile App

The Google Voice mobile app allows you to place calls that show your Google number as the outbound caller ID, make cheap international calls, and visually navigate between voicemail messages

What is Google Voice?

Google Voice gives you a single phone number that rings all your phones, saves your voicemail online, and transcribes your voicemail to text. Other cool features include the ability to listen in on messages while they are being left and the ability to make low cost international calls. To start enjoying Google Voice, just give out your Google Voice number. You can record custom greetings for your favorite callers or block annoying callers by marking them as SPAM.

Sunday, March 14, 2010

Gary Vaynerchuk: Do what you love (no excuses!)

At the Web 2.0 Expo, entrepreneur Gary Vaynerchuk gives a shot in the arm to dreamers and up-and-comers who face self-doubt. The Internet has made the formula for success simpler than ever, he argues. So there's now no excuse not to do what makes you happy.

Gary Vaynerchuk: Do what you love (no excuses!) | Video on

Thursday, March 11, 2010

Uptown dallas apartment cleaning services

A video i shot after i hired Cowboys Cleaning to clean my apartment in addison... i am moving have been using them for 3 or 4 months now.. I feel confident in getting my deposit back and not being hassled after i move with going back to old apt and cleaning.. HOORAY!!! totally worth the price!

Wednesday, March 10, 2010

Google Reader - Play

"Welcome to Google Reader Play, a fun, fast way to browse the most interesting stuff on the web, personalized just for you.

We'll keep track of the things you star, like, or share, and we'll show you more stuff you'll like the next time you use Reader Play."

What Google Apps Marketplace Means To Cloud Computing

"Encouraging businesses to embrace cloud computing, Google unveiled an enterprise apps marketplace late Tuesday. The long awaited Google Apps Marketplace will allow third-party application developers to build, upload and sell apps in the store. Google will charge a one-time $100 fee for as many applications the company chooses to post, give away or sell. If the developer chooses to sell the app, Google gets 20% of the revenue."

PubCon Search Marketing Conferences 2010

"Online PR intersected with Search Marketing years ago. Today we find it even more intertwined with Social Media. Brands, products, and executives are frequently discussed on Social Media sites. This session will focus on the connection between Press Relations and Social Media – the responsibilities and the possibilities."

Information Architecture at IMSB (repost)

: "For those of you who don’t already know…. Information Architecture is the way a website is organized to make it user-friendly as well as search-friendly. You want users to not only easily discover the site, but be able to follow the information on the site so they can easily get to their ultimate destination."

Tuesday, March 09, 2010

Google - public data explorer

"​The Google Public Data Explorer makes large datasets easy to explore, visualize and communicate. As the charts and maps animate over time, the changes in the world become easier to understand. You don't have to be a data expert to navigate between different views, make your own comparisons, and share your findings."

Segment Your Way to PPC Success

"Segment Your Way to PPC Success (Search Engine Strategies Webinar with David Szetela)"

Thursday, March 04, 2010

Google, transparency and our not-so-secret formula

"Recently the European Commission opened a preliminary inquiry into competition complaints. Part of the complaint alleges that Google operates without sufficient transparency into how and why web sites rank in our search results. The notion that Google isn't transparent is tough for me to swallow. Google has set the standard in how we communicate with web site publishers. Let me tell you about some of the ways we explain to sites how we rank them and why."

Wednesday, March 03, 2010

Cool websites now invaded by a bouncing Ti-double-grrrrr!

"Evony - Evony is a massively multiplayer online real time strategy game (MMORTS). It is highly popular because it is a persistent world. The landscape does not change each game or each time you log in, but rather you control your fledgling kingdom and direct its affairs. Your subjects will continue building, gathering, researching and laboring even while you are away. You may complete quests, attack barbarians or rival players, form alliances, achieve rank and title and expand your kingdom. Raise your Prestige and vanquish your foes. Your destiny is in your hands."

Google's SEO Report Card

"How many of Google's web pages use a descriptive title tag? Do we use description meta tags? Heading tags? While we always try to focus on the user, could our products use an SEO tune up? These are just some of the questions we set out to answer with Google's SEO Report Card."

The RFID Hacking Underground

"James Van Bokkelen is about to be robbed. A wealthy software entrepreneur, Van Bokkelen will be the latest victim of some punk with a laptop. But this won't be an email scam or bank account hack. A skinny 23-year-old named Jonathan Westhues plans to use a cheap, homemade USB device to swipe the office key out of Van Bokkelen's back pocket."