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Advanced Google Alerts Tips and Tricks

Recently, I decided to explore using Google Alerts to come up with topics to write about (sorry, Zemanta, your suggestion email didn’t cut the mustard). As I was setting some simple alerts up (blogging, cycling, coding, etc.), I started thinking of other things I could use Google Alerts for – such as tracking certain website […]

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Search Engine Spiders – Optimization

We will take a look at SEO in the following article. It is a good place to start if you are new to the subject. There is a lot more information available for those that want to make a more detailed study.Tips to Help You Optimize Your Website Increasing your visibility is the best way […]

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Social Pressure

Jonathan Leger, on his blog, tells a cute story about social pressure. It goes something like this: (A) research group went around neighborhoods in California and put one of four signs on people’s doors. Each sign encouraged the homeowner to conserve energy, and gave a reason to do so. The four reasons were: 1) to […]

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Pimped My LinkedIn Profile!

Well, as far as Social Media is concerned, it seem I’ve missed the boat – mostly. Twitter was great, but now it is just so much noise its hard to make heads or tail of it sometimes. Facebook is still evolving – I still don’t know where it will wind up for a lurker like […]

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Facebook Conspiracy Theory, Obama Jobs Stats

What if you had ab IPO and nobody came? Funny that both of these items hit my inbox today. Both are conspiratorial in nature. First, from “American Breaking Point” comes the notion that “somehow” the powers-that-be (the hidden elite) are behind the meteoric rise of Facebook. I quote:  Why do we believe that Facebook is […]

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Brand Thyself

For once in my life, I am going to try to do things “the way they are supposed to be done” (or, at least according to what “the experts” say). And, that is going to include branding myself. It’s really what Google wants (see Huff Post, Mashable, PerezHilton, ProBlogger, CopyBlogger, and our fvorites like Facebook, […]

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