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TopSEOs.com Banned In Google

Bill Hartzer

At the Pubcon Conference today in Las Vegas, here’s the TopSEOs.com booth: A search in Google reveals that TopSEOs.com has been banned in Google: TopSEOs has been around or a long time, the domain name originally registered in 2002. Companies looking to hire an SEO firm would look at the list, thinking that those ranked number one on the list were truly the TOP SEOs in the industry.

Interview with Social Media Influencer: Tamara Littleton

Social Media Citizens

She regularly speaks at conferences and contributes white papers to aid learning and development within the social media industry. Tamara recently worked with UKCCIS to revise its guidelines on moderation of communities to help safeguard children. They may have thousands of followers or they may only have a few hundred. They could be followed by bots and teenagers for all we know.

The Spin Sucks Inquisition: Alina Kelly

Spin Sucks

What Industry Advice or Practice Would You Most Like to Cry Foul On? On the business side, I’m really enjoying Boland and Collopy (Editors), Managing as Designing — a collection of articles based on a workshop held in 2002 to explore the importance of design as part of management leadership. By Gini Dietrich. Allow me to please introduce her to you through the Spin Sucks Inquisition.

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The Strangest Argument I’ve Ever Had On Social Media

Waxing UnLyrical

Based in Maryland with roots in New York, she’s been crafting effective marketing copy as a writer and polishing many forms of prose as an editor since 2002. Clients in many fun sizes, industries, and locations reach her through the Web. It all began when Michelle Quillin re-tweeted a recent post of mine. ” I was totally at sea. Michelle asked him why. Thank you again, Michelle.

Making It Plain… And Leaving It That Way

Waxing UnLyrical

Based in Maryland with roots in New York, she’s been crafting effective marketing copy as a writer and polishing many forms of prose as an editor since 2002. Clients in many fun sizes, industries, and locations reach her through the Web. Guest post by Shakirah Dawud. Ever heard the term “embarrassment of riches?&#. Not vague, or pedantic prose, either. like it!

Professional Bragging Tips

Waxing UnLyrical

Based in Maryland with roots in New York, she’s been crafting effective marketing copy as a writer and polishing many forms of prose as an editor since 2002. Clients in many fun sizes, industries, and locations reach her through the Web. Johnson?”* I said with a smile as I hit “Enter.&#. His brow lifted in surprise. You’re good.”. Yes, I was good. He’s right. And maybe you do.

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The Serious Goings-On Behind The Social Networking Scene

Waxing UnLyrical

The smart professional’s website was packed full of evidence of what the company was capable of, and the blog offered more proof of industry knowledge and practical experience. Based in Maryland with roots in New York, she’s been crafting effective marketing copy as a writer and polishing many forms of prose as an editor since 2002. Not the… time before last, anyway).

Change Before Mediocrity Grows on You

Waxing UnLyrical

Based in Maryland with roots in New York, she’s been crafting effective marketing copy as a writer and polishing many forms of prose as an editor since 2002. Clients in many fun sizes, industries, and locations reach her through the Web. Guest post by Shakirah Dawud. Changing won’t be easy. You’ll wonder whether it’s a change you can “live with” (or what, I wonder?) Point made.

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5 Ways To Write Like An Expert Without Writing A Book

Waxing UnLyrical

Based in Maryland with roots in New York, she’s been crafting effective marketing copy as a writer and polishing many forms of prose as an editor since 2002. Clients in many fun sizes, industries, and locations reach her through the Web. Guest post by Shakirah Dawud. Publicity experts swear by becoming an author of something. Image: Mirari Erdoiza via Fotopedia, CC 3.0. 1.

Augmented Reality in Games: The Future?

Idaconcpts

The first example of augmented reality gaming was in 2002, coming out of South Australia. As we look to the future, a company who are gathering a lot of buzz as of late are pioneers Valve who can’t seem to put a foot wrong in the industry. If you are familiar with gaming terminology, ‘augmented reality gaming’ is a phrase you might have heard thrown about in the last few years.

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Why “You Stink” Headlines Always Get The Click

Waxing UnLyrical

Based in Maryland with roots in New York, she’s been crafting effective marketing copy as a writer and polishing many forms of prose as an editor since 2002. Clients in many fun sizes, industries, and locations reach her through the Web. “Why you stink.” Hope springs eternal. Although we’re not all self-improvement-tape addicts, we all hope to improve our existence.

The Future of Pharma Marketing: In need of a social media & digital injection (Part 1)

Blue Focus Marketing

The pharma industry spends an estimated $27 billion marketing to doctors and other healthcare professionals.  Digital research firm  eMarketer tells us:  “the pharmaceutical industry hasn’t fully adopted web 2.0 Social Media Goes Untapped in Pharma. You might ask, aren’t there a host of reasons why pharma brands can’t or should not engage in areas like social media?  Enjoy!

Why Customers Are Generalizing Your Business

Waxing UnLyrical

Based in Maryland with roots in New York, she’s been crafting effective marketing copy as a writer and polishing many forms of prose as an editor since 2002. Clients in many fun sizes, industries, and locations reach her through the Web. I t’s not a good idea to search for a doctor online. told my mother that when she asked me to. She agreed. And I began my search.

What Information Is Not

Waxing UnLyrical

Based in Maryland with roots in New York, she’s been crafting effective marketing copy as a writer and polishing many forms of prose as an editor since 2002. Clients in many fun sizes, industries, and locations reach her through the Web. There was a radio station we used to listen to pretty often during my  morning commute. For example, anacondas grow up to 20 feet long. heard it.

The Danger Of Doing Business Vicariously

Waxing UnLyrical

Based in Maryland with roots in New York, she’s been crafting effective marketing copy as a writer and polishing many forms of prose as an editor since 2002. Clients in many fun sizes, industries, and locations reach her through the Web. I had a colleague who was very “size” conscious. Then I would sit across from her and watch as she ate it all – cheer her on, even.

What To Do When The Box Flips Inside Out

Waxing UnLyrical

The moment you choose to become a trend-setter in your industry, you join a never-ending arms race to stay fresh. Whether In the publishing industry, the creation of subgenres and “crossover” genres differentiates new voices within each category of storytelling. In Clients in many fun sizes, industries, and locations reach her through the Web. What happened?

Day One: Mirum

Twist Image

Back in 2002, when I joined Twist Image , I had no expectations. I had big expectations. It was a dream to think that this small group of people could really do something in the marketing industry. We had each other''s back and we strive towards the same lighthouse among the fog that is this ever-changing industry. marketing industry. Today is a new day. Hello, Mirum. It was a dream. It was also a dream, because I made a very personal decision to work for myself (again.). In a sense, there is nothing to lose, because the business is so new (and mostly in debt).

The Social Media Vibe Theory

Waxing UnLyrical

Based in Maryland with roots in New York, she’s been crafting effective marketing copy as a writer and polishing many forms of prose as an editor since 2002. Clients in many fun sizes, industries, and locations reach her through the Web. The word vibe, first recorded in 1967, is short for vibration, according to the terse Merriam-Webster entry. But that’s not what it means, of course.

Towards a Theory of Digital Literacy: Three Scenarios for the Next Steps

Buzz Marketing for Technology

2002 ; Swan et al., 2002 ), to cognitive, as well as psychological and sociological meanings (e.g., Burnett & McKinley, 1998 ; Cothey, 2002 ; Hargittai, 2002a , 2002b ; Wang et al., 2002 ; Hargittai, 2002a ; 2002b ; Tapscott, 1998 ). Prime examples of utilizing photo-visual skills in digital environments can be found in the deciphering of graphic user interfaces ( Opperman, 2002 ) and playing modern computer games, in which all instructions are provided by means of graphical representation by symbols and icons. 2002 ; Horton, 2000 ; Piacciano, 2001 ).

Do You Have a Stake In The Personal Data Market?

Waxing UnLyrical

Based in Maryland with roots in New York, she’s been crafting effective marketing copy as a writer and polishing many forms of prose as an editor since 2002. Clients in many fun sizes, industries, and locations reach her through the Web. I read an article in AdAge a couple of weeks ago that described the way the customer data market is set to change , due to new “personal data vault and brokerage” companies like Personal.com. But Personal.com takes their service a step further: not only can you control your data, you can sell it. But I wrote this post for you.

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Social Media "Pioneers" Tell Why

Diva Marketing Blog

However, many of the people who began exploring social media 7, 8, 9, 10, 12 years ago were 30+ when they/we started working in this industry. Started in 2002, and only took that long to blog because it took me a long time to find a designer who could create it to have the same design as my website. Neville Hobson - Neville Hobson.com @jangles   Began blogging 2002(UK) .

Writing What They Don’t Want To Read: Bad News In Print

Waxing UnLyrical

Based in Maryland with roots in New York, she’s been crafting effective marketing copy as a writer and polishing many forms of prose as an editor since 2002. Clients in many fun sizes, industries, and locations reach her through the Web. You need to ensure you don’t open the door for that case with the kind of recorded communication lawyers love. Be respectful. .

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Bill Hartzer: Weekly Update for October 13, 2014

Bill Hartzer

TopSEOs, a website that “lists” the top SEOs in the industry, appears to have been banned in Google. This site has been deceptive from the beginning, back around 2002. This past week, I’ve been busy speaking at the PubCon conference in Las Vegas, so there weren’t a lot of posts and updates this week. TopSEOs Banned. 33 Speakers to See at Pubcon. link]. link].

How to Start a Blog in 5 Steps

ProBlogger

There are many reasons to start a blog, but the challenge that faces all aspiring bloggers (including me back in 2002) is: how to start a blog? It has a whole industry of tool providers, designers and developers around it that will help you to customise your blog in many ways. How to Start a Blog. Secure a domain name and get hosting in place. Configure your blog. Design your blog.

A Death In The Family. Missing Michael O'Connor Clark

Twist Image

joined Twist Image in 2002. We shared this deep desire to help the marketing and communications industry make this change. tragic loss for the marketing and communications industry? marketing industry. I wish I knew Michael O'Connor Clark better. The company already existed. sort of. Two of my business partners (Aubrey and Mick) were here (Mark joined us a couple of years after me). There were a couple of employees and - like every other marketing services agency - we took on whatever opportunity was thrown our way to pay the bills. No pressure. No stress. No agenda.

Eight steps to thriving on information overload

Buzz Marketing for Technology

The increasing globalisation and diversification of business means that you can no longer look only at your own industry in your own town. Developments in other countries and industries and in technology could all suddenly and dramatically change the dynamics of the business your companies operate in. What are the forces at play which might impact your business and industry?

Paywall for News.com and Online Community Social Media

Laurel Papworth

Eye Witness: On October 11, 2002 there was a bombing at a shopping mall in Myyrmanni, Finland in which 7 were killed including children and 166 injured. You can read the newspaper reports about it OR you can read Juha Haataja : I and my youngest daughter were lucky yesterday, Friday, October 11th, 2002. Or will Practioner-Writer- Experts emerge as a whole new industry? Fairfax?

Top 15 Rules For Business Writers

Twist Image

have published well over 5000 blog post entries since 2002. Consumers no longer have patience for jargon and industry blather. Read industry related magazines, websites and blogs. Why is your industry the way that it is? industry publication. The answer is simple: I don''t just love to write, I am dedicated to writing because I am a writer. As much as I love marketing and helping brands connect better to their consumers, it all starts with words on a page (for me). have been writing non-fiction since the late eighties. write. write. and I keep on writing.

The Gawker Removal Story Isn’t About Church and State

Spin Sucks

You see, I forgot about the vision of Spin Sucks, which is to change the perception that most people have of the PR industry. And this is the premise of every start-up, insolent blog in the world that has focused—since 2002 or 2003—on generating clicks from the mass consumer, no matter what it takes. By Gini Dietrich. And I was wrong. Terribly, terribly wrong.

Content Marketing is All About Education, NOT Marketing

Firebelly

would even recommend solutions that I didn’t provide, helping our company become one of the leaders in our industry for that particular product. flat-out told him I would be the marketing guy, but would not do sales, because those guys were slimy, completely forgetting that this was 1) how he had built his career, and 2) he was my boss. Me and Jay Baer (right). “Oh. Everything.

Why Did I Sell Twist Image (And Other Questions)?

Twist Image

Mickael Kanfi started the agency back in 2000 (he''s our Chief Product Officer), Shortly thereafter, Aubrey Rosenhek joined him (he''s our Chief Operating Officer). I met these guys (who had another employee or two, at the time) and we decided that I would join in 2002 (now, my title is President, but I prefer the title Media Hacker ;). A few years after that, we managed to convince Mark Goodman to join us as our CEO (Mark was responsible for launching FCB Direct in Canada). The humor of being called a sell out in the marketing industry isn''t lost on me either. So, here goes.

PB144: Challenge: Create a Link Post

ProBlogger

That was back in 2002 but since that time link sharing has gradually gone to other mediums more and more. That was back in 2002 when I first started blogging and to some extent that continues today, particularly in some niches. Challenge: Create a Link Post. Before I tell you about today’s challenge…. link post. Blogs linked from one to another freely and regularly. Full Transcript.

Top 10 Public Relations Blunders of 2011

Bill Hartzer

Not only is it a great time to look back at all of the good things that happened during the past year, but it’s also a great time to look at your mistakes, and the mistakes that other companies in your industry have made: so I don’t make the same mistakes. I always look forward to the end of the year. So, here is this year’s list, the top ten public relations blunders of 2011. 1. ” 6.

The Ultimate Guide to Leaving Comments On Blogs

ProBlogger

Staying sharp  - I find that reading and commenting on other blogs  is a good daily discipline to help me keep abreast of what is happening in my industry and keep my brain engaged on the topics I write about. In fact this advice is Day 20 in our 31 Days to Build a Better Blog workbook. Benefits of Leaving Comments on Other People’s Blogs. 1. It’s also great writing practice! 7.

B2B Marketing Stats from HubSpot’s Marketing Data Box

Webbiquity SMM

Trade mags are struggling to maintain their value as they compete with industry analysts putting more content online, independent bloggers, and of course B2B marketers themselves publishing more of their own original content. While most Americans still say they get their news primarily from television, that figure has declined to 66% from its peak of 82% in 2002. Email.

Thinking of Quitting Blogging? What Dooce Did Next

ProBlogger

Heather needs little introduction – she’s a Trivial Pursuit answer , Queen of the Mommy Bloggers , an author , a speaker , a consultant, and a gal who’s come a long way from that day in 2002 when she was fired for what she wrote on her blog about her workplace. There’s been a huge shift in the industry since 2011. Will you shut it down? Is this the new normal?

Use Social Sharing’s True Motive For Better Traffic

ProBlogger

Based in Maryland with roots in New York, she’s been crafting effective marketing copy as a writer and polishing many forms of prose as an editor since 2002. Clients in many fun sizes, industries, and locations reach her through the Web. This guest post is by Shakira Dawud of Deliberate Ink. You’re getting regular traffic, but it’s flatlining. The regular crowd is still with you, but your subscriber base is fluctuating. And you’ve noticed you’re not being shared on social media very often. ” Your blog is serious business. This was personal.