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SEO is Dead. Now What?

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Some history to put this into context: Since it’s inception, SEO has been tactical and reactive by nature. But that''s all changing.

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Startup Metrics for Pirates (Lean Startup Circle, Jan 2010.

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GeeksOnaPlane East Asia 2010: Startups Are Global. Posted by Dave on Monday, January 25, 2010 at 06:22 PM in Geeks, Tech, Startups , Metrics & Measurement , Venture Capital & Startup Finance | Permalink Technorati Tags : aarrr , lean startup , pirates , startup metrics Digg This | Save to del.icio.us The Internet Revolution, Act III.

5 Lessons from 150 startup pitches

A Smart Bear: Startups and Marketing for Geeks

Superior SEO" and "unique features" are not competitive advantages. I just reviewed several hundred startup pitches for Capital Factory.

Startup Development

SoCal CTO

I’ve come to realize that I have lots of posts around startup software development scattered around in different posts. Thought it would be good to capture them in one spot and also include links to related posts from other sources. How to Work With a Contract Web Developer How To Bootstrap Your Startup

Solving the "marketplace" business model

A Smart Bear: Startups and Marketing for Geeks

If your answer to how you'll attract big N are things like SEO, Google Ads, and word-of-mouth, that's an automatic fail. So what's the problem?

3 Things to Consider When Staffing a Software Development Project

mashable.com

What Would Facebook and Twitter Sneakers Look L. 3 5 of the Best New User Experiences of 2010 4 Google May Acquire Groupon for $6 Billion, and.

Startup Killer: the Cost of Customer Acquisition | For Entrepreneurs

www.forentrepreneurs.com

Far more common is a need to acquire customers through a series of steps like SEO, SEM, PR, Social Marketing, direct sales, channel sales, etc.

Beginner's Guide To Web Data Analysis: Ten Steps To Love & Success

Occam's Razor

And of the search traffic, you want a big portion to be Organic so you are not just "renting" traffic or suck at SEO. Is it bad SEO?

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Subscriptions are the New BLACK. (+ why Facebook, Google, & Apple.

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GeeksOnaPlane East Asia 2010: Startups Are Global. Simply Hired Social Networking & Social Media Venture Capital & Startup Finance « Startup Metrics for Pirates (Lean Startup Circle, Jan 2010) | Main | With Apologies to Kathy Sierra & Paul Graham: Make Something Users Care About. The Internet Revolution, Act III. Part II!

SEO Case Study: Month 10 Results

TylerCruz.com: An Internet Entrepreneur's Journey

started these SEO case study reports back in mid-November of 2010, and now provide monthly updates on how my various SEO campaigns are faring.

17 Mutable Suggestions For Naming A Startup

OnStartups

The first page of a multi-page directory usually passes more SEO authority to your website than subsequent pages. 7. Naming a startup is hard.

Best Web Analytics 2.0 Tools: Quantitative, Qualitative, Life Saving!

Occam's Razor

Most web analysts are not responsible for SEO Analytics , and it is such a shame. Besides that to me SEO is an important part of marketing.

Learning is better than optimization (the local maximum problem)

Startup Lessons Learned

Many optimizers are in favor of split-testing, too: direct marketers, landing page and SEO experts -- heck even the Google Website Optimizer team.

Small Business Marketing: Web Design Best Practices and Tips

crowdSPRING Blog

If your 2010 website has content dated from 2003, your visitors may quickly leave your site. and tips for buyers looking for logo design.

Small Business Marketing: Web Design Best Practices and Tips

crowdSPRING Blog

If your 2010 website has content dated from 2003, your visitors may quickly leave your site. and tips for buyers looking for logo design.

Why Startup Founders Should Stop Reading Business Books

Software By Rob

August 5th, 2010 | Micropreneurship , Startups Building your startup? Join nearly 6,000 startup entrepreneurs by subscribing to my RSS feed.

Excellent Analytics Tip #17: Calculate Customer Lifetime Value

Occam's Razor

Some Marketers / Analysts use Click-thru Rate (CTR) to measure success of their acquisition campaigns. Lovely, warm hugs and smiles for them. Amazed?

SEO Firm that Charges Based on Rank Only

TylerCruz.com: An Internet Entrepreneur's Journey

However, many of you have been very curious about what this mysterious “SEO Firm” is, and so I decided to finally reveal them today.

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SEO Case Study: Month 11 Results

TylerCruz.com: An Internet Entrepreneur's Journey

Writing the title of this blog post made me realize just how long I’ve been ‘working’ on SEO. SEO Firm Keywords. SEO Income.

HOW TO: Connect with Other Entrepreneurs Online

mashable.com

View more jobs » View Comments Ryan Rosado Wednesday 27, 2010 @ 1:14 am This is wonderful resource/nugget for budding entrepreneurs (as myself).

6 Gorgeous Wordpress Themes for Small Business Sites

www.readwriteweb.com

Posted by: Steinar Knutsen | October 4, 2010 7:40 PM Love these themes! Posted by: DTX Studios | October 5, 2010 4:46 AM Im with Da Bourz.

6 Gorgeous Wordpress Themes for Small Business Sites

www.readwriteweb.com

Posted by: Steinar Knutsen | October 4, 2010 7:40 PM Love these themes! Posted by: DTX Studios | October 5, 2010 4:46 AM Im with Da Bourz.

How to hire a programmer to make your ideas happen

sivers.org

2010 Derek Sivers comments Pam Mark Hall (2010-06-19) # Derek, Yes,Yes,Yes! Derek Sivers about me blog books email list contact How to hire a programmer to make your ideas happen 2010-06-19 Do you have an idea for a website, online business, or application, but need a programmer to turn that idea into reality? Call this Version 1.0. built.

Twitter Link Roundup #65 – Small Business, Social Media, Design, Copywriting, Marketing And More

crowdSPRING Blog

Startup Bullshit Bingo – December 2010 Edition – [link]. Best Free Textures and Patterns of 2010 – [link]. BANNER.

If you build it, they won't come, unless.

A Smart Bear: Startups and Marketing for Geeks

We're better than everyone else at SEO.". "A friend of mine knows how to get popular on Twitter.". Maybe you'll even get a wobbly demo. Revenue.

Aaron Wall Interview – CEO and Founder of SEO Book

Blogtrepreneur | Entrepreneur Blog

Mastering SEO is a Constant Battle for the Newbie Blogger and Online Entrepreneur – Let Aaron Wall of SEO Book Help you to Understand SEO and Achieve Better Search Engine Rankings. I am so pleased to present you this interview today – SEO is something which has truly fascinated me since the day that I [.]

Startups & VCs: Learn How to Design, Market, & Eat Your Own.

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GeeksOnaPlane East Asia 2010: Startups Are Global. Geek Dinner Shibuya Off the Hook :) | Main | Startup Metrics for Pirates (Lean Startup Circle, Jan 2010) » Sunday, January 10, 2010 Startups & VCs: Learn How to Design, Market, & Eat Your Own Consumer Internet Dogfood Haven't really gotten on a rant in awhile. Part II!

Black Hat Recruiter Tactics

Nathan Hurst

When I hear these stories, I cant help but think of black hat vs. white hat hacking and SEO, so I call recruiters who engage in unethical practices "black hat recruiters". Loading mentions Retweet Comments (7) Apr 04, 2010 David said. Apr 04, 2010 John D said. Apr 05, 2010 Job Seeker said. Apr 05, 2010 Nathan Hurst said.

3 Awesome, Downloadable, Custom Web Analytics Reports

Occam's Razor

In a world where we are overwhelmed with data and metrics and key performance indicators and reports and dashboards and. love custom reports. Sorry.

Doing the Right Things is More Important than Doing Things Right

Both Sides of the Table

Yesterday I wrote a post about top-down versus bottom-up thinking. Here’s how it goes: You have a business development group with two people.

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PR for Startups

Tony Wright dot com

In a lot of ways, this reminds me of SEO (search engine optimization). Research SEO and you’ll find a bunch of articles about page markup, link sculpting, meta descriptions, and all sorts of other mechanical processes. My startup (RescueTime) has enjoyed some pretty ridiculously good PR (online, print, and video). Preach it!&#.

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Quit Wasting Time on SEO

Blogtrepreneur | Entrepreneur Blog

Now hold on… Before you think I’ve lost my mind, notice the title doesn’t say “Don’t do SEO&# or “SEO Doesn’t Matter.&#   In fact, spending quality time on SEO is anything but a waste of time.  It’s no secret that search engines are the primary source people use to find your site, and it’s also

Guide to Evaluating Startup Ideas

Tony Wright dot com

A great developer I once worked with was kvetching at lunch one day. He’d been working at a well-funded startup for about a year and had come to terms with the fact that the startup was really a pretty dumb idea. He’d wasted a year of his life and had a pile of stock options that weren’t very interesting. love extremes here.

Why Every Entrepreneur Should Write and 9 Tips To Get Started

OnStartups

Find a good, simple/basic theme, set up some basic settings + SEO, and get to the races with writing. Why You Should Write. Don't Force It.

15 CEOs Using Twitter to Promote Their Business

Entrepreneur Success Blog

In late January of 2010, even Bill Gates (@BillGates) started “Twittering&# , and in less than two weeks has more than 400,000 followers.

The Lean VC: a Silicon Valley story about Innovation, Incubation.

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GeeksOnaPlane East Asia 2010: Startups Are Global. The Internet Revolution, Act III. The 4 Things You Really Need. Part II! Facebook Ads Suck?

Marketing, Metrics, & Meaning (4 Pirates, in LA @ BlueGlass.

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GeeksOnaPlane East Asia 2010: Startups Are Global. The Internet Revolution, Act III. The 4 Things You Really Need. Part II! Facebook Ads Suck?

Small Business Tip: Get $100 AdWords Credit From Google

crowdSPRING Blog

Google is giving away $100 million dollars in AdWords credits to small businesses that sign up for an AdWords account BEFORE December 31, 2010.

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The Role of a PPC Expert in Web Development

Blogtrepreneur | Entrepreneur Blog

recently written an article about the roles of SEO, PPC and CRO experts but for the role PPC experts, I had quest for more.

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Google Instant and Your SEO Strategy

Rembrandt Communications

But what does this mean for your search engine optimization (SEO) efforts? Business Copywriting Increase Sales Marketing PR SEO SEO Copywriting free publicity Google Instant search engine optimizationThe new Google Instant promises to make searches faster and easier, and you’ll be able to see results as you type.