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Blogging at #SMX at the Google Booth!

October 5, 2010

I am writing this blog from the Google both at SMX East. They have computers with open internet access. Exciting to be here, there are tons of companies with very different opinions on SEO. The overall theme though, is relevancy. What I have noticed from all the SEO companies at this conference is that more [...]

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Importance of Search Engine Friendly URL’s

September 30, 2010

No matter what anyone tells you, Search Engine Friendly URL’s are THE standard.  If you come across an SEO company that does not practice or recommend this then they don’t know jack about SEO.  Likewise if your website does or blog does not follow this practice then you are hurting your search rankings.  The URL [...]

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Whats Important: Being Helpful – SMO Online and Offline

September 26, 2010

An important trait in any situation that has to do with dealing with other people and attracting the world to you is being helpful. This doesn’t just mean I over performed at my job where I get payed X, it means to generally be helpful to those around you. You possess skills and knowledge that many around you don’t. [...]

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Bad SEO – Government Escort Services

September 14, 2010

Quick example of why SEO is important, and specifically SelfSEO’s method is important for your business, brand or self! A client of mine called me yesterday upset because in the past two months he had clients come up to him and mention that on the internet it shows his company is an escort service. He [...]

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Regurgitation vs Original Content – Social Media Methods

September 14, 2010

Notice that some “SMO” or Social Media Guru’s seem to just regurgitate others content? Sometimes, especially when they spend too much time on the Road, it seems that they just post links or point out “How cool” the latest article/tweet/thingy is. Suprisingly, this is a perfectly valid method for Social Media development, in fact, its [...]

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Small Business Case Study

September 12, 2010

I recently aquired a small business account that I am going to be using as a case study for SelfSEO, you will see some interesting blog posts and tweets about the project as it mobes along. It will be a running record of what SEO can do for you and your small business. I wont [...]

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It Begins

September 6, 2010

Welcome to our new Blog on Self SEO.  Our website and Blog is about using SEO and Social Media to promote your online presence and brand, whether it is for a job search, career development or your small business.  Alex Conroy and Bill Grunau will be posting articles here on SEO (Search Engine Optimization), SMO [...]

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