seo: 10 SEO Tools for SERP Exposure & Discovery - 06/20/12 12:33 AM
10 SEO Tools for SERP Exposure & Discovery  
SEO is the acronym for search engine optimization and SERP is the acronym for search engine results page.
These are SEO web-tools for the blogger, the website builder, the technology enthusiast, the computer geek, and the beginner - advanced DIY individual who wants to get the most out of building their Internet presence and their prospects online experience.

Each of these sites and tools offer a variety of products and services that will help you find your way through the SEO maze. Rather than create some long winded document explaining each one … (18 comments)

seo: 5 Tips To Growing Your Business on ActiveRain - 06/29/11 05:57 PM
Even though ActiveRain is a powerful Real Estate Social Network and one of the greatest industry blogging platforms on the web, I wanted to share a few ideas on how many folks I know are using this network to grow their relationships and business. Everyone ultimately has to "find their own way" and use whatever sites and tools work best for them, but don't overlook the potential and opportunities right here. 
ONE: Online Knowledge Library

ActiveRain serves as a fantastic resource to learn about the wide variety of real estate technologies out there and how to strategically apply them to … (79 comments)

seo: SEO and Blogging - The Importance of Visibility and Placement - 02/07/11 01:55 AM
SEO and Blogging - The beauty is in the "Eyes" of the beholder
Last week we did a class called "Are You Invisible" and had a great turnout with guest speaker Gary Clayberg from WA.  One of the topics during the SEO and Blogging discussion was about heat maps that show and reveal how the "eyes" of your traffic and visitors see your site and the search engine results. It's absolutely fascinating when you think about it, and it most definitely should be thought about after you read this.
Think of how long you spend reading a blog post vs skimming, … (66 comments)

seo: 3 Tips - How Google Buzz and Profiles Generate SEO and Business - 11/30/10 02:21 AM
3 Tips - Can Google Buzz really generate SEO and business?
Is there a strategic way to use Google Buzz by mixing business and personal communications to generate ranking in search engines and at the same time, increase your visits and place in line making deposits at the local bank? 
First tip: Stop standing in lines at the bank, use ATM's and secure on-line banking. lol~
Second tip: Watch this video and see what you think, cmon' you know how you are, if you don't buy into it, then nothing else matters anyway. Remember the "Buzz" when Google Buzz was introduced? Is … (29 comments)

seo: Improve Video and Images for Higher Ranking in Search Engines - 07/28/10 03:28 AM
How To Improve your Video and Images for Higher Ranking in the Search Engines.
Acquiring SEO and traffic to your Blog or Website using great content, titles, descriptions, and keywords etc. has always been a subtle yet powerful strategy in the Blogging community.  Many new businesses and individuals don't start off blogging or creating websites with the understanding of how SEO (Search Engine Optimization) works, or why it might be important to their success. In time... they learn. We all do.
In my travels around the country teaching SEO, Blogging, and Social Networking, the one thing that is least talked about … (74 comments)

seo: The Google SEO Starter Guide - Tips To Know about SEO - 07/29/09 06:19 AM
The Google SEO Starter Guide - Tips To Know about SEO
With all the SEO experts out there, the one thing that I have learned over the years is to be sure and research things in detail that are important to you or to the success and marketing of your business.  You just can't believe everything you read out there these days.  We all know that SEO changes, and NO ONE except the employees of the Search Engine companies and their programmers and engineers know the truth and technical aspects of how it all really works.
However, this is some important … (50 comments)

seo: Finding Popular Search Terms, Keywords, Topics and Phrases - 07/27/09 02:30 AM
How To Find the Most Popular Search Terms, Specific Keywords, Hot Topics, and Phrases for your Blog.
In a previous post "How To Create A Blog Post for Customers and Search Engines" I made the comment about picking your title (something someone would search for in the search engines) and then writing your post to match the title.  Much like a song writer picks a topic or title, and writes the song or music around that title or subject.  Knowing what topics are "HOT" and which keywords and phrases are most used in the search engines could be a valuable and … (103 comments)

seo: How to Create a Blog Post for Customers and Search Engines - 07/25/09 02:46 AM
How to Create a Blog Post for Customers and Search Engines. 
There are three important audiences to be writing for: 1. Other members and friends of your Social Networks. 2. Consumers, Subscribers, and a Target Audience of readers.  3. Search Engines.  I'm sure this is preaching to the choir, but this is important information to be shared if you want to get maximum exposure and results from your Blog posts with consumers, visitors, and with Google. Google Juice? I'll drink to that! :-)
Blogging for Customers and Search Engines correctly is a key component to a successful Blog.
Using … (403 comments)

seo: How To Drive Traffic To Your AR Outside Blogs - Riddle Me This - 03/11/09 12:45 AM
If one of the ultimate goals is to drive traffic to your Blog, (any blog or post) then what is a good way to do this?  Some of our daily AR tasks have included helping members set up these ActiveBlogs.  Bob Stewart and I have helped setup hundreds.  Take a look at some of these.  This is one reason why my response time on comments, emails, and calls has diminished. LOL~
So what is the best way to drive traffic to your outside blogs?  The clues are scattered all over this post.  (hint: use your mouse) First, you'll need to have … (117 comments)

seo: Google Local - Register Your Business and Blog - 02/09/09 05:25 AM
Last week, Jon Washburn published a great post about 7 SEO Secrets to Dominate Your Local Market. 
I'll start with the first one, registering your ActiveBlogs and Businesses on Google Local.  There are many benefits to doing this, an important one is just being found and getting some of that additional SEO.
It only takes a couple minutes and it's FREE.

You can create and upload your Office and Blog or Website information individually, or if you have a Company or Office with multiple addresses, you can upload an excel spreadsheet with all the locations and watch Google Local work … (119 comments)

seo: New ActiveRain Widgets for ActiveBlogs - 02/03/09 01:56 AM
He won't admit it, but Rich Jacobson is addicted these little things so I have to keep testing them out and requesting them for HIS Blog!  This isn't the first time I've written about Widgets and Rich, and it won't be the last.  haha!  Those who know me well, know all about my Widget World fetish.  lol~
Seriously, while most of you were sleeping and the other late night Bloggers were posting...(like me), our AR Tech MASTERS released another update for the Outside ActiveBlogs.  I had said earlier that these were coming and when I heard they were here, I just … (130 comments)

seo: Getting to #1 on Google - 08/15/08 01:24 AM
This was the topic of discussion on a Webinar I attended last night with Mary McNight.  Known also as "REBlogGirl."  She shared some of the following information and tidbits.  If you missed this, I took some notes to "pay it forward."  Here's some interesting concepts and tools that were presented.
 

Titled: The On-line Shock & Awe Campaign For Google How do you get to #1 on Google?  This is relating to "Organic" position and not "Paid" position.  Organic meaning it shows up #1 on Google underneath the "Paid" sponsorships.  FREE is GOOD.  Nobody clicks on those top links anyway, … (200 comments)

seo: SEO Tools - You Should Know, about SEO - 07/11/08 08:11 PM
SEO?  There are Groups, Blogs, Website Graders, those who claim they know it all, and those who confess they know nothing whatsoever about it.  Both in and out of the community, many have benefited greatly from the SEO that comes from Google, Yahoo, MSN etc.
What about those who haven't a clue about SEO, what it is, how it works, why they need it, and who the heck cares?  This site, SEOBook has some fantastic information and tools for any beginning Blogger new to SEO.  All of you experienced Bloggers may already know this stuff, but for some, SEO is still difficult … (135 comments)

seo: Active Rain Settings & SEO Benefits - Very Powerful - 10/22/07 07:23 PM
Did you know that you are missing out on some SEO opportunities in your Active Rain Profile and Settings?   Yesterday, I did a post regarding  "How To Use Your "My Settings" Page"  I received many comments and quite a few questions.  The "My Settings" link in Active Rain clearly has some great value and benefits to you and your Blog.  There is one particular question that came up by Roswell Ga Real Estate - Nancy Rivera who runs RoswellGaRealtor.GeorgiaMLS.com about an area on the "My Settings" page.
She asked,"Brad - I have a question about #3, if you don't mind.  I used … (231 comments)

 
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