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Agency Work is Chalk Full of Business Lessons

Agency Work is Chalk Full of Business Lessons

By Adam Steele | Business

I come from an affiliate marketing (AM) background, and when I made the move from being an AM to more traditional client work, I caught a lot of flak. Most of my colleagues wondered why I would want to go from building my own wealth (wealth might be a bit generous), to building that of others

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Saints, Skeptics and Dead Men—The Boston Bombing, and the Social Media Fallout

Saints, Skeptics and Dead Men—The Boston Bombing, and the Social Media Fallout

By Chris Gragert | Social Media

Social Media saturated every part of the bombing from the beginning to the end, and we are only now starting to understand the consequences. Internet marketers like us have understood the awesome power of social media for a long time, but I think many of us

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My Stash of Photo Citation Opportunities

My Stash of Photo Citation Opportunities

By Adam Steele | Local SEO

Looking for new citation opportunities beyond the typical web directories? Here is a list of excellent, authoritative photo citation sites that will help your rank!

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Google's Guard Comes Down - Open Season for Reviews!

Google’s Guard Comes Down – Open Season for Reviews!

By Adam Steele | Google Places

Google+ Local’s review filter has loosened up, allowing more natural reviews to pass through than in month’s previous. Time to take advantage!

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The OTHER Way to Change Your Address in Google+ Local

The OTHER Way to Change Your Address in Google+ Local

By Adam Steele | Google Places

You need to update your Google+ Local address, but don’t want to lose the rankings you have worked so hard for, and lose business in the process

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Alternative, Kick-Ass Video Citation Opportunities

Alternative, Kick-Ass Video Citation Opportunities

By Adam Steele | Local SEO

I have always considered videos to be a meat and potatoes item on my local SEO menu. Here are a few of my go to sources, and some details that will help you make your pick

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A Web Directory So Good, You Will Pay for It

A Web Directory So Good, You Will Pay for It

By Adam Steele | Marketing, Search Engine Optimization

Recently I was approached by CommunitySEO.com founder Anand Nathan, a directory (paid) that intends to be “THE local and online business directory by providing features that always put the brand, and information about that brand, where people can find it.”

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The Saints of Silicon Valley: The Angel Investors of the Information Age

The Saints of Silicon Valley: The Angel Investors of the Information Age

By Adam Steele | Angels & VCs

“As a venture capitalist, my job isn’t to be the story. It’s to be behind the story.” – Chris Sacca   Noble words; and they were spoken by one of the undisputed custodians of the information age. Chris Sacca became famous for his work at Google starting when the company was in its infancy and

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The Disavow Tool: Grace from the Google Gods, or Sinister Trick?

The Disavow Tool: Grace from the Google Gods, or Sinister Trick?

By Adam Steele | Search Engine Optimization

The timing could not have been better. The SERP battlefields are littered with the bodies of former moguls who were brought low by the devastation wrought by the cruel march of Penguin. People still mourn the loss of high-performing money sites

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Local Business Directory Goal Tenders and More

Local Business Directory Goal Tenders and More

By Adam Steele | Local SEO

Real or fake, getting reviews passed the increasingly finer tuned review filters of many of our favourite local business directories ain’t like it used to be. Once was a time I could leave the most ridiculous, illegible reviews from Indian IPs and have them stick no problem. Today, even with fancy software and methods even

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