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50 Tidbits of Advice

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The following was a wad of small business counsel I offered to a group of fine gentleman elsewhere on the internets who specialize in internet marketing in general.  Twas divinely orated and translated to human tongue on 11/29/2012.  It concerns itself with not only business but psychology, discipline, self-development, and more.  It shall now be archived here for […]

The New Paradigm of SEO

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or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Escape the Tyranny of the Machines There is a harmful paradigm in the Internet Marketing strata and especially within the sub-sect/cult of Search Engine Optimization that has produced nothing more than the usual: two classes of separatists denying the reality of the other’s world view, both of which are […]

Page Speed Gains Through Database Optimization

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A while back, I became obsessed with page speed.  Page speed refers to how quickly the data is served and loaded in the browser of your viewers and the search engine bots.  Why is this such a big deal?  Because it directly affects conversions from users and rankings in the search engines.  It all boils […]

The Holy Trinity: Systems, Automation, Outsourcing

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I’ve been at it for over a decade now.  Just like all of you knuckleheads, I started at the bottom.  I hand built my own sites (still do!), I wrote my own content (not anymore!), did my own link-building (I’m on dat next level shizz now), and basically had no social life.  I would go […]

Fly By Night SEO’s, Grow Up

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You might be a fly-by-night SEO if you find yourself repeating any of the following phrases: Rank and Bank! Churn and Burn! Spray and Pray! Rip and Flip! …and it’s time to grow up.  When you read those phrases, they might sound kind of cool.  They are flashy, short, witty, and make it sound like […]

Information Addiction and the Parable of the Arrow

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I’m pretty well connected to the internet marketing world nowadays.  I wake up and check the forums.  At lunch, I take a break and check my RSS feed reader.  And then I check the forums again.  And throughout the entire workday I’m on Skype talking to my elite brethren.  I feel the ebb and flow […]

How to Transfer a WordPress Site to a New Server and Domain

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There are many occasions where you may need to transfer your WordPress site to a new server and change it’s domain name.  Maybe you purchased a new host or you are just consolidating servers to save some cheddar.  Perhaps you royaly screwed your last domain to pieces and no search engine will even consider indexing […]

Block Websites on a Mac in Terminal

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So, I don’t know about you, but I frequent a certain internet marketing forum that likes to trick people into clicking on links that take you to a certain site that is basically inescapable once you click on it. Screw it, I’ll go ahead and tell you.  It takes you to a site one of […]