The adCenter Community Team has written some tips on how to avoid unnecessary editorial rejections. The tips cover character limits, dynamic text insertion and technical requirements.
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At least that's what I would call it. I'm jealous. I just finished reading an article on Slate entitled In Your Face - How Facebook could crush MySpace, Yahoo!, and Google. And frankly, I want to steal their on-page post titles for my blog. I'm growing tired of dulling down my post titles all for … Continue reading Wanted: WordPress custom post title plugin
If you manage any sort of PPC spend, whether via Google, Yahoo or MSN, take a timeout and watch this video. Generally speaking, good practical PPC advice that you can put into play today.
Linkbaiting is the art of doing or saying anything that will get you a link back to your site. Linkbait that tends to work particularly well is what I like to call "toolbait". Toolbaiting is simple. Create a cool tool, browser extension, next best ajax thing-a-ma-jig and make it available for free. A couple weeks … Continue reading Are you using the right linkbait?
Graywolf dropped a list of essential WordPress plugins a while back entitled "SEO Plugins for WordPress". Although a bit misleading, the article covers a variety of useful SEO plugins (some more so than others) that will do everything but tie your shoe. More recently, John Chow referenced an out of the box SEO solution which … Continue reading WordPress SEO plugin power from top to bottom
Frank Schilling is one of the largest generic domain-name investors in the world. According to Frank (via SEObook): The best domain-names are generic defensible keyword-style (one two and three word) phrases which get some trickle of organic generic-intent type-in traffic; for nothing more than the keyword-weight, gravity and resonance of the generic words that make … Continue reading Generic, defensible domain name shopping shortcuts
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