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Press Record – Breaking Audience Barriers with Video

Why don’t more online companies utilize television advertising? It can be a great method for generating buzz and placing product in front of a targeted market. Oh yeah, cost. Video production bills ad up quick, whether you hire a private……

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Prepare Now for Yahoo! Paid Listing Changes

When it comes to the recent news of the new look coming to Yahoo! Search Marketing, heed the words of the ancient proverb: An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. For those of you who haven’t yet……

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No Static at All: SES Wrap-up on WebmasterRadio.fm

Be sure to tune into WebmasterRadio.fm today at 10:00am EST for a live special on the recent Search Engine Strategies conference held in Chicago. The special will be hosted by SES chair and organizer Danny Sullivan and WebmasterRadio co-founder Daron……

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Got a SSL Certificate? Show Me!

So you want me to buy something? Well, I’m already in the door and browsing down the aisles of your online store. You have some interesting products that are easy to find and your page design looks professional enough. And……..

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Search Engines, Teens, and the Southern Oracle

In a study that is both interesting and destined to get more attention than it should, A Couple of Chicks Marketing has published the findings of a 125-student survey on search engine use and online travel brands. That’s not a……

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Web Usability: Why Do We Overlook the Obvious?

As the holiday season grows closer, and my shopping intensifies, I can’t help but notice how many online retailers don’t seem to be paying attention to the usability of their sites. With the time, money and effort put in to……

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AJAX for SEO Considered Harmful

Here at Oneupweb, our development team has been playing around with AJAX development on some of our internal web sites. Let’s look at how you can use AJAX without losing your vital search engine positions….

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In Search Engines, Web Standards and Semantics Rule

Over the past few years there has been a large underground movement to unleash web standards and semantics on the world by means of clean, well-formed markup….

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It’s Just Another Cyber Monday

Cyber Monday, I know, it’s all you’ve been hearing about for the last week and a half. It’s like Black Friday for retailers but for online retailers, we get it. It’s been all over the news. But, was it all……

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More Netizens Becoming Search Engine Users

Have you ever Googled for a shrimp curry recipe? Exclaimed “Yahoo!” when you found the complete discography of your favorite Scandinavian-folk-rap artist? Did you Ask Jeeves why it’s so hard to think of a verb for “MSN Search”? If so,……

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Buddies for life…I think

Last week, AOL Instant Messenger (AIM) users logged on to discover a new friend – er, Buddy. “ShoppingBuddy” is a new AIMbot that you can “converse” with to get help finding products, mostly from The Gap. Wanting to avoid the……

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Landing Pages Should Be More Like Mariano Rivera

I’m not much of a baseball fan but I do appreciate excellent performance. Rivera is a relief pitcher or for the NY Yankees. In the late innings of a ball game, when preserving a win is on the line, Mariano……

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