Unique Facebook Usernames

June 22nd, 2009 dr.richard Posted in Marketing Comments Off

There’s been a flurry of news and activity on the net about Facebook and URLs, but in case you’ve missed it or think you’ve missed the boat, read on. Facebook announced recently the option of registering a unique URL for your account. This gives you a unique and readable URL for your Facebook profile page, [...]

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Website Keywords – The Fifth and Final Rule

January 3rd, 2009 dr.richard Posted in Marketing 1 Comment »

Remember the 4 rules for successful website keywords? I thought of a 5th one. I guess I was following my own advice about stepping away from the computer to get some inspiration. Here’s the 5th rule for successful keywords: 5. They must be good for conversions on your website What’s a conversion? It’s just an [...]

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Website Keywords – How Do You Choose Them?

November 21st, 2008 dr.richard Posted in Marketing 17 Comments »

What makes great website keywords? It depends on how you want to promote your website. If you’re planning to do search engine optimization and to be successful on Google, here’s the answer. A good keyword has to be: 1. Laser-targeted to your chosen niche 2. Highly relevant to the page that you are optimizing 3. [...]

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New Squidoo Lens Health Check

October 18th, 2008 dr.richard Posted in Marketing 1 Comment »

The new Squidoo Lens Health Check will help you to increase your position on the Squidoo LensRank system and see more traffic to your lens. Megan Casey announced the new check tool on SquidBlog a couple of days ago. If you are a Squidoo user you’ll find the tool on your lensmaster dashboard, under My [...]

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Squidoo Secrets of Success

September 30th, 2008 dr.richard Posted in Marketing 2 Comments »

0 to PageRank 4 in 3 months? You know, you can do it too. Sounds like one of those cheesy internet marketing ads doesn’t it? I’m happy to say that this is real though. It’s happened to 3 of my lenses on Squidoo. Oh, and I now have a few PR3 lenses too, so it’s [...]

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Standing Out From The Crowd

September 11th, 2008 dr.richard Posted in Marketing Comments Off

Getting yourself noticed on the net can feel like trying to get yourself seen at a football match. Imagine you are standing in the crowd and you want everyone to look at you (all 50,000 of them). No chance. It’s the same problem as the internet. How would you get yourself noticed in the football [...]

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Social Bookmarks to be Proud Of

June 22nd, 2008 dr.richard Posted in Marketing 2 Comments »

Are you proud of your social bookmarks? This might seem like a strange question, but bear with me. Here’s an interesting question to ask yourself: would you share your bookmarks with a friend? How about 100 friends? How about 1000? If the answer is no then don’t worry. It doesn’t make you a bad person. [...]

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7 Cents on Squidoo

June 5th, 2008 dr.richard Posted in Marketing 2 Comments »

I’m a newbie on Squidoo so I was overjoyed today when I earned $0.07 in royalties!! It’s a great place for building focussed content and promoting it. Squidoo rates pretty high in Google and your pages can appear high up in search results. It’s pretty easy to set up a lens and build some content, [...]

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7 Things to Do While Google Ranks Your Page

June 2nd, 2008 dr.richard Posted in Marketing 13 Comments »

The Google Search Engine can take a while to adjust the PageRank of your site. Here’s some alternative activities to think about while you’re waiting (none of them including meditation): 1. Obsessively check your website stats 2. Book a round-the-world-tour 3. Go on your round-the-world-tour 4. Set up an AdWords campaign 5. Obsessively check your [...]

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Announcing the End of This Blog

May 6th, 2008 dr.richard Posted in Marketing 1 Comment »

The End. Fin. This is my final post. After today there will be no more updates to this blog. How does this make you feel? A little bit sad, maybe? It probably makes you feel like checking some of my previous posts. You’d better take a look before it stops and you lose the chance [...]

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