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Food Bloggers Take Note – Google Rolls Out Recipe View

Google Recipe View If you’ve Google-d for a recipe lately you may have noticed a new feature Google has launched, which is a recipe-specific search – they call it Recipe View.…

How Do Themes & Plugins Help With SEO?

I recently wrote about the need for the website owner to take responsibility for  SEO and not rely 100% on a theme or a plugin. Themes and plugins do of course have some benefits if you understand what it is they do, and what they cannot do.…
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Don’t Leave Your SEO To A Theme or a Plugin

In the WordPress community, especially amongst new users, a lot of emphasis seems to be placed on themes and plugins as crucial factors in SEO. Theme companies compete for bragging rights on whose is the most ‘SEO-friendly’ while website owners are frustrated that they are not getting the search engine traffic they expected despite having such-and-such theme and an SEO plugin.…
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In Life and SEO – There Are No Guarantees!

Business owners are often asking how they can be ranked #1 on Google, or if they should trust the company that told them they would guarantee a first place ranking.…
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Get Focused With Your Website Marketing – A Reader Example

Sometimes I give some freebie advice to my subscribers and readers by way of a blog post. I received an email from Becky at Classy Sassy Couture who is looking for more ways to market her website and improve her SEO.…
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Basic SEO for Blogger – Adding Alt Text To Images

I personally use and am a huge fan of WordPress – I made the switch from Blogger many years ago. However I do have a couple of clients that use blogger to publish their blogs – they find it simpler to use.…
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Notes & Resources from WordPress for Business Meetup

The Southern California WordPress Meetup was a lot of fun as usual. Natalie Maclees was our gracious host and even provided dinner for everyone. WordPress provided swag, and Packt publishing gave away a free copy of their “WordPress for Business Bloggers” book.…
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Online Marketing Terms – SEO Edition

A Guide To Online Marketing Terms – Part 2 This is the second part of my developing series on online marketing terms explained. This time we focus on some basic SEO-related terms you might come across.…
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Notes from Wordcamp Los Angeles

I attended my first WordCamp this weekend and had a great time listening to some info-filled presentations and mingling with my fellow nerds. 🙂 Here’s some nuggets I gleaned from the day….enjoy.…
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Matt Cutts – Wordcamp San Francisco 2009

Matt Cutts is a blogger and head of Google’s Webspam team. On his blog he gives a lot of great information regarding SEO and ranking well in Google.…