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Discuss the latest topics on web marketing, SEO, branding, and organizational development.

SEO Training for NEW SEOs

Small Business Owners Included

Interested in the web marketing industry and looking to get your start. Don’t have any clue where to begin? With the looming recession a number of folks are looking for ways to supplement their income by picking up on some existing transferable skills and applying them to the internet. Fact is you can learn search engine optimization and other aspect of web marketing in a matter of hours.

Got ideas? Business skills? Marketing skills? Some computer skills? Programming? Well why not work for yourself? If you’ve thought about it now take the next step and learn the foundations of SEO.

SEO Training by Distinct SEO

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Dedicated IPs Versus Virtual Hosting IPs – Seo Value?

Matt Cutts  (Google Engineer that drops hints and info related to the Google search engine) has once again busted another SEO myth. Actually, he’s reiterating a position that Google has held for some time.

http://www.mattcutts.com/blog/myth-busting-virtual-hosts-vs-dedicated-ip-addresses/

It turns out that the push to get a dedicated IP from your ISP isn’t so crucial after all. I have hosted many sites on dedicated ip’s (this one included), and I’ve also done the converse. The results? No noted change. read more…

Rolling and moving

Just a quick note to all our clients and prospective clients, the folks from Distinct SEO.com will be taking some time off until January 5th, 2009. We’re in the process of taking some time off and also moving our office. We will be responding to emails sporadically so you can try to get ahold of us from there. Otherwise, Happy New Year, we’ll see you all on the 5th!

SEO 12 Days of Christmas – And a Number One Placement in Google

“Twelve Paid Directories”
“Eleven Bloggers Bloggin'”
Ten Lord’s a Link-Baiting”
Nine Laides SEOing”

Eight Web Stats You’re Milking”
Seven Steps to Great SEO”
Six Blog Promotion Tactics”
Five Golden Steps to Marketing Planning”
Four Calling With Phones to Complement SEO”
Three Search Engines”
Two Something Somethings”

Today: And a number one Google placement!

Oh wow we wish it were true. To wake Christmas morn and realise Father Christmas, Baby Jesus, whoever, have finally pulled a string in your favor. Maybe, just maybe, Google wised up to your great web site and started ranking you. Albeit, number one rankings never happen overnight, when they do happen, it’s a mini-miracle.

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SEO 12 Days of Christmas – Two Something Something SEO

Have you heard this spiel? “There are only two ways to get quality web traffic to your web site. They involve tactics and strategies to improve organic traffic, and paid traffic.” If so, whomever spouted it off is a doofus of google proportions. Albeit, there are two major methods of getting web traffic, there are a few more to consider when trying to reach your marketing goals. Here is a list of some:

  • Viral marketing
  • word of mouth
  • press release
  • article directories
  • social bookmarking (digg, reddit, delicious)
  • pay per click
  • banner advertising
  • organic results (obviously)
  • links
  • forum links
  • etc.

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SEO 12 Days of Christmas – 3 Search Engines

“Twelve Paid Directories”
“Eleven Bloggers Bloggin'”
Ten Lord’s a Link-Baiting”
Nine Laides SEOing”

Eight Web Stats You’re Milking”
Seven Steps to Great SEO”
Six Blog Promotion Tactics”
Five Golden Steps to Marketing Planning”
Four Calling With Phones to Complement SEO”

Today: Three Non-French Search Engines

I have no idea what the French have to do with SEO (I’m joking, I do,) but there was nothing appropriate for the song. Of course, finding a suitable analogy for the number three wasn’t hard at all. Three is the number of major search engines you have to compete for.

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4 – Calling With Phones to Complement SEO – 12 Days of Christmas

“Twelve Paid Directories”
“Eleven Bloggers Bloggin'”
Ten Lord’s a Link-Baiting”
Nine Laides SEOing”

Eight Web Stats You’re Milking”
Seven Steps to Great SEO”
Six Blog Promotion Tactics”
Five Golden Steps to Marketing Planning”

Today: Four Calling With Phones to Complement SEO

What on earth do I mean? Well do you have a phone? Gosh, if you don’t like long distance do you have SKYPE? No excuses here, the telephone is a crucial part of SEO. Let me outline four reasons why.

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5 Golden Tips to Effective Marketing Planning

“Twelve Paid Directories”
“Eleven Bloggers Bloggin'”
Ten Lord’s a Link-Baiting”
Nine Laides SEOing”

Eight Web Stats You’re Milking”
Seven Steps to Great SEO”
Six Blog Promotion Tactics”

Today: FIVE GOLDEN marketing planning stages.

What separates the amateur from the pro SEO? I firmly believe anybody who has a couple of years can become very proficient in the constructs of search engine optimization. The question is, do these SEOs really understand the nature of strategic planning and marketing? This post discusses the business planning stages, however, what you need to do throughout these stages is consider how you can LEAD your industry, capture NEW markets, and create a lasting COMMUNITY.

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SEO 12 Days of Christmas – 6 RSS Promotion Tactics

“Twelve Paid Directories”
“Eleven Bloggers Bloggin'”
Ten Lord’s a Link-Baiting”
Nine Laides SEOing”

Eight Web Stats You’re Milking”
Seven Steps to Great SEO”

Today: 6 Ways to Promote RSS Feeds

Wait a minute, that doesn’t rhyme with ‘six geese are laying’…. Welcome to the search engine optimization 12 days of Christmas brought to your buy Distinct SEO. We’re half way done, if you’ve missed the first 6 they are linked above. Without further ado let’s continue.

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