Tutorial: SEO for idiots, written by an idiot

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SEO for idiots, written by an idiot

As you will have gathered from the headline, I am not an expert in SEO. In fact before I researched this topic, in all probability I knew less about SEO than you do.

What I do know about it is not as detailed as the inside of the cat’s nether regions, but let’s put it this way: as a result of my research I now understand the basics. So with luck by sharing them with you here, at the end of this tutorial you will know the basics, too. And for most of us, that’s all we need to start with, and to build on. [Read more…]

Where to post your business blogs: the Google view

business blogs,blogging,writing,LinkedIn,Google,indexingWith LinkedIn recently inviting members to post business blogs directly on the LinkedIn site, many of us have been wondering how Google indexes and rates those posts, as compared with the same or similar posts appearing on our own websites and blogs.

(For a list of the top 10 most helpful articles on blogging for business as chosen by our readers, click here)

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Are blogs and social media business posts having a reshuffle?

business blogs,social media,blog posts,Google,LinkedIn,Facebook,Google PlusInteresting things are happening in the blogosphere as more and more conversations about all kinds of business stuff increasingly take place in  the SocMed and less in the blogs.

Alarming? Worrying? Read on …

(For a list of the top 10 most helpful articles on blogging for business as chosen by our readers, click here)

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How to catch a keyword for your business blog posts

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Keywords advice is everywhere, but how do
you decide on which ones to start with?

Everywhere you look in internet marketing circles there is advice on everything to do with keywords, apart from one rather basic thing: how to decide on what keywords to start working with. Why is it that so few experts can give you a simple answer here?

(For a list of the top 10 most helpful articles on blogging for business as chosen by our readers, click here)

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Why Santa won’t be doing Christmas in 2014

T’was the night before Christmas – old Santa was p*ssed
He cussed out the elves and threw down his list

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T’was the night before Christmas
– old Santa was p*ssed

Miserable little brats, ungrateful little jerks
I have good mind to scrap the whole works

I’ve busted my *ss for damn near a year
Instead of “Thanks Santa” – what do I hear? [Read more…]

Sorry Google, but I am repeating one of the funniest Christmas jokes I know…

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One of the funniest Christmas jokes I know…

You know how every year we share some cute notes from kiddies to Santa? I put my hands up and admit that I shared this hilarious correspondence last year and don’t apologize for sharing it again.

As it still makes me roll up laughing, I figure it’s still funny. What do you think? If you’re bored with it say so and I’ll go get some more jokes… 😉 [Read more…]

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