Online SEM Blog Posts



How Not to Optimize a Search-Engine Optimization Domain Name

November 22nd, 2011 · No Comments · Uncategorized

As I always write on this SEO blog, I am not the world’s foremost expert on search-engine marketing — I am not perfect, by any measure. Rather, I take what I have learned from the giants in the field and then tell what I learn from my practical applications of their theories. In this essay, I wish to tell my readers one thing that I have learned not to do in regards to optimizing search-engine optimization domain names.

In a prior post on how I had optimized SEO URLs for this blog, I discussed how it is better… Continue reading

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Small Business, SEO, and “Buffy”

October 11th, 2011 · No Comments · Uncategorized

small business seo, seo small businessI love “Buffy the Vampire Slayer.” And I mean that as both a fan of the television program as well as an SEO analyst and Internet marketer. Here’s what I mean.

Longtime readers will know that I have two websites that I publish as hobbies in addition to my day job: Considerations, a current-events essay website that I write to satisfy my former journalist-self, and this SEO-software portal. Well, a month ago, I created a third: “Buffy the

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What SEO Analysis Teaches About 9/11 and Human Nature

September 12th, 2011 · No Comments · Uncategorized

seo analysisBOSTON, September 11, 2001, and JERUSALEM, September 11, 2011 — I was driving a U-Haul truck from the Dorchester neighborhood of Boston through downtown and then to Cambridge when I was stuck in the center neighborhood of Beacon Hill. The historic streets had always been extremely narrow and prone to traffic jams. So, I waited. It was a morning just like any other, I had thought, except that I was busy transporting my belongings to my Boston University dormitory in preparation for… Continue reading

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The Social-Media Impact on SEO and Marketing

September 10th, 2011 · No Comments · Uncategorized

social media impactIn a prior post on how social-media today will impact SEO in the future, I discussed the reasons that personalization is becoming so important. In just one example, different websites appear in search results — based on my research at the time — for “news blogs” depending on one’s language and geographic location.

Now, it is becoming increasingly obvious that the amount of one’s social-media sharing will affect what one sees in Google. It is no longer just keywords — spammers took care of that… Continue reading

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