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Site Speed, Google's Next Ranking Factor

Site Speed, Google's Next Ranking Factor Avatar Posted by morecowbell under Online Marketing
From http://searchengineland.com 1768 days ago
Made Hot by: on November 20, 2009 12:49 am
Matt Cutts from Google said there is strong lobbying in Google to introduce a new ranking factor baed on how fast a site or page loads. Matt described this as one of his 'what to expect in 2010′ bullet points in his presentation in Las Vegas. Read More

Promoting Your Brand Through Clever Techniques

Promoting Your Brand Through Clever Techniques Avatar Posted by morecowbell under Marketing
From http://www.promotenews.com 1920 days ago
Made Hot by: on June 22, 2009 4:32 pm
It's not breaking news that the citizens of the Internet love some humor. But the things that end up being the most humorous aren't necessarily tied to any one product or brand. So can you intentionally use humor to drive awareness and create affinity? A note on "viral" content -- Let's get something straight: viral is a result of othe Read More
In the past, SEO success was measured by rankings of target keywords; then the focus moved to traffic; today we have moved into the bottom-line era: organic traffic should be measured by its impact on revenue. This post is based on a presentation delivered at eMetrics San Jose 2009. It is about ways to integrate and improve SEO and website usabili Read More
If you haven't seen this video yet, it's a must see about how fast change has come and where we are going. Read More

Will you need to hire a collection agency?

Will you need to hire a collection agency? Avatar Posted by morecowbell under Finance
From http://www.allbusiness.com 2048 days ago
Made Hot by: on February 13, 2009 7:52 pm
With 2009 shaping up to be a difficult year financially for nearly all businesses, this might be the first year you will need to consider hiring a commercial collection agency. Though there are about 4,000 firms that collect delinquent business debt, picking the right one for your business may mean recovering significant cash that can be injected Read More

Get Ready For the Government Spending Spree

Get Ready For the Government Spending Spree Avatar Posted by morecowbell under Resources
From http://blogs.wsj.com 2048 days ago
Made Hot by: on February 13, 2009 7:51 pm
Entrepreneurs should be prepared to go after a piece of the gigantic stimulus plan pie. There will be all sorts of small businesses that might be able to take advantage — not just manufacturers and construction firms. It does take some homework to make sure you have proper registration and know where to look for contract opportunities. It's a g Read More
How does cost per click change with average position and the number of words in the searcher's query? Read More

Fear Kills Businesses, Dead

Fear Kills Businesses, Dead Avatar Posted by morecowbell under Strategy
From http://www.techcrunch.com 2098 days ago
Made Hot by: on December 26, 2008 4:37 pm
Recessions naturally inject fear and panic, which is only heightened by every discussion of market losses, layoffs, bailouts, and somber predictions. We're only human after all; of course everything affects us personally and emotionally. Fear is not a catalyst for productivity however. Read More
Though business litigation has declined in recent years, corporate lawyers predict that the frequency of suits may increase in 2009. The projected increase is likely to come from both a rising trend of wage and hour litigation and a change in federal law that makes it possible for employees to file disability-related lawsuits even if their disa Read More

Small Firms Get Local Loans

Small Firms Get Local Loans Avatar Posted by morecowbell under Raising Capital
From http://online.wsj.com 2140 days ago
Made Hot by: on November 13, 2008 4:29 pm
Small businesses have been having increasing trouble getting loans as the credit markets have seized up. But some, such as Tio's Mexican, are finding that smaller community banks and credit unions are more open to offering financing. For one thing, many smaller lenders are in relatively strong financial shape because they didn't make the types o Read More

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Carol Amato @Carol_Amato_ Brings Experience to Business

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