June 2010

YouTube Tips and Tricks For Bloggers – Part 2

In part 1 of this mini series about video marketing on YouTube we discussed two important topics: Your mindset as you begin to push videos onto YouTube for brand expansion and traffic generation; and A number of things you can do to your video recording to optimize it. In part 2 we're going to cover [...]

YouTube Tips and Tricks For Bloggers – Part 1

YouTube. It's been around for over 5 years, yet for some reason most bloggers still haven't explored the video sharing platform where millions of people around the world are watching over 2 billion videos a day. I took the SPI brand onto YouTube on September 26th, 2009 for the same reason I do everything else [...]

10 Things I Learned from My First Webinar

This past Wednesday, I held my very first webinar. So far, the feedback has been excellent and apparently it was good enough that it taught both beginners and advanced some new things about keyword research and search engine optimization. A huge thank you to those of you who attended, and especially those of you who [...]

Are You Optimizing Your 404 Page? Yes, Your 404 Page.

When you visit a non-existent URL on a website, you'll often come face to face with an error similar to the following: "Oops! We couldn't find what you were looking for." or... "Page not found." What you're actually seeing when you come across this error is the "404 Page," a page your browser goes to [...]

The Blog Post Checklist: After You Publish Your Post

Last month, I read a great blog post on Daniel Scocco's Daily Blog Tips entitled, The Blog Post Checklist: Use Before Hitting Publish. In it, he lists 13 different things you should do with each and every one of your blog posts before you take the article live. It's a very thorough and well-written piece [...]

How One Little Minute Can Increase Your Email Open Rate

Have you ever had one of those moments when you thought to yourself, "It can't be that easy...can it?" Well, that's what I thought after I learned this technique to increase the open rates of broadcast emails. Keep reading, and you just might think the same thing. For those of you who don't know, an [...]

My FREE SEO and Keyword Research Webinar!

Below, you'll find the replay for the Keyword Research and SEO webinar I hosted on 6/23/10 at 6:00pm PST. Before you watch the replay of the webinar, I recommend you do a few things: Download your Free Trial of Market Samurai (if you don't have it already) so you can see side-by-side how things work [...]

Mastering Keyword Research and SEO Competition

Today, I thought I'd mix it up a bit and publish a video post. I really enjoy doing them, especially when I get to use my "electronic whiteboard", as you'll see. In this 10 minute video, I talk about how I do keyword research when it comes to the blog posts that I write, the [...]

What P90X Can Teach Us about Becoming a Successful Entrepreneur

Right now, I'm in the middle of one of the most intense home fitness workout programs available - P90X. P90X is 90 straight days of gut-busting, iron-pumping, fat-trimming, muscle-building, endurance-enhancing, nutrition-mastering, life-changing hell...and so far - I love it. Today I completed Day 4, which was the yoga disc. I've never sweated more in my [...]

How to Find a Mastermind Group

A mastermind group is mandatory to achieve online success. I wholeheartedly believe this statement because I would not be where I'm at today if it weren't for the mastermind groups that I've been a part of since I began doing business online. Sure, you can make progress without one, but in order to quickly get [...]