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It seems like every time you turn around there’s a new “Next BIG Thing” in online marketing that will be, you’re told, “absolutely critical” to the success of your small … Read More

Online Legal Marketing

Marketing Legal Professionals Online

If any online specialty approaches the competitive, winner-take-all nature of the courtroom, marketing of legal services is it. Legal search phrases are consistently among the … Read More



Every business has a story to tell about its products and services and informational graphics are often the most memorable and easy to understand way to communicate that story. To … Read More

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Adobe Kuler at the Quilt Show

Scenes from the Sisters Outdoor Quilt Show This weekend, I attended the “World’s Largest Outdoor Quilt Show” in Sisters, Oregon. Anticipating your rolled eyes, all I can say is that, if you’ve never seen 1400 […]

Google, Responsive to Users

Over the years, when met with criticism or large-scale outrage, Google has fallen back time and time again on the excuse that their actions (or lack of actions) were good for the user. The user, […]

Google’s “Trust Us” Penalty

During a panel at this year’s South by Southwest, Google’s Matt Cutts mentioned that the search engine will be trying to “level the playing field” by rolling out an “over-optimization” penalty targeting sites that “put […]

Pinterest’s Quiet Copyright Coup

The hottest new social site, Pinterest, has responded to concerns of copyright conscious website owners by offering a way for sites to block pinning directly from their websites (by placing a  <meta name=”pinterest” content=”nopin” /> […]

Google’s Jedi Mind Tricks

Last week Google publicly invited social media sites to integrate their activity streams with Google Analytics (GA). Google makes the pitch that integrating social data such as shares, diggs, reddits, and +1s into GA will […]

Social Media Mind Control

I was incredibly honored to be invited to speak at BlueGlass TPA earlier this week. And just like all of the BlueGlass events I’ve attended in the past, TPA was absolutely fantastic. The lineup of […]

7 Search Conference Tips for Success

I’ve been in the SEO industry for nearly 7 years. I started in the industry when I was hired to learn SEO on the fly for a real estate marketing & training company. I moved […]

The New York Times Becomes SEO Hitman

On Friday the New York Times published a piece by David Segal that alleged several high profile companies were trying to game Google’s algorithm with paid links. If this sounds familiar to you, that’s because […]