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Custom Web Site Design – What to expect.

Greetings from inside the SEOigloo! I wanted to do a quick alert here about a throrough new article on our website: Custom Web Design – How It Works. If you are putting together a web business plan, with the intention of having your plans put into action by a professional web designer, I do urge […]

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2 SEOs for the Birds

Greetings from inside the SEO Igloo! It does appear to me that some folks tolerate winter more than others. I find the loss of warmth and short days can combine to leave me feeling a bit low. But, because I believe that a realistic pursuit of happiness comes from taking joy in the small things, […]

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MySpace not safe for your kids

Greetings from inside the SEOigloo! As an adult whose work-life centers around the Internet, it may be that I have an important perspective to share about children and computers. In my childhood, a computer was something to play video games on, a safe at-home pastime that didn’t require direct supervision from one of my parents. […]

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Considering a 1 page website? Why not blog instead?

Greetings from inside the SEOigloo! Well, winter is fast approaching, which here in N. California means lots and lots of rain. Clouds are piled up like quilt batting on the mountain tops and the first green grasses are sprouting in the meadows. How I would loathe being stuck in an office environment during the winter […]

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Public domain holiday graphics – Free!

Greetings from inside the SEOigloo! As our holiday gift to small business owners, we have put up a page of Free Public Domain Holiday Graphics for the express use of small web business owners. Spruce up your web store with these, use them to create a holiday thank you message to your shoppers. You are […]

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SEO manners – a brief point of etiquette

Greetings from inside the SEOigloo! I see so little being written on business etiquette in the SEO/web design arena, that I think it’s good we give thought to this from time to time. In our line of work, we are contacted by folks from all walks of life. Some are highly-educated, and their initial email […]

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Listingcorp.com – Evil Scammers!

Greetings from inside the SEOigloo! Have you received an email or postal mail bill from listingcorp.com or Website Listing Service Corp? DON’T SEND THEM ANY MONEY! This weekend, not one, but two of our clients have been billed by this unethical company for alleged services that they have certainly never purchased. The company goes by […]

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Google's Known Algorithm – pared down by SEOmoz

Greetings from inside the SEOigloo! I thought this post by Rand of SEOmoz was just super. Though I’m sure Rand would be the first to say that no one but a few fellows at Google actually knows all the intricacies of the Google algorithm, this list really brings it down to the basics that are […]

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Why your website will never be finished.

Greetings from inside the SEOigloo! I mentioned in another post that Liam and I are currently reading Charles C. Mann’s book, 1491, aloud. Though the book contains some interesting information about the Native American cultures of North and South America, we haven’t been that taken with the writing style. Nevertheless, as we were working our […]

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Choosing a domain name – new series of articles

Greetings from inside the SEOigloo! Rand McCarley of 14th Colony has just a published a very good new series of articles about domain names. I just finished reading through the 5 part series and believe it contains some sound advice that should be taken into consideration by any up-and-coming web business owner who is about […]

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Don't Be Evil – Monsanto, PR, Lies, and Money

Greetings from inside the SEOigloo! I’ve noticed a lot of chat recently about ethics in the forums and blogs I visit. Personal ethics, business ethics, etc. Internet marketers and SEOs frequently make mention of clients’ needs to protect their public reputation and image. A campaign that gets ‘friendly’ sources related to your business into the […]

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SEO-based website design – what it is and what it isn't.

Greetings from inside the SEOigloo! One of the benefits we’ve found this year with becoming more active within the web design and SEO community is that it has helped us to narrow down our relative position in the industry in comparison to the other businesses we chat with on the blogs and forums we visit. […]

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Web 2.0 graphics – already becoming repetitious

Greetings from inside the SEOigloo! To the left, you will see my very first attempt at copycatting the ‘web 2.0’ graphics hype. For the record, and because everyone else sees the need to say this whenever this subject arises, web 2.0 doesn’t really have anything to do with visuals. In a nutshell, it’s basically about […]

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Microsoft Frontpage bids us goodbye.

Greetings from inside the SEOigloo! Though our company has never used the rather dubious web page building product, Microsoft Frontpage, we were a bit concerned reading Jim Boykin’s recent blog post, Know a Site Built with Microsoft Frontpage? It’s news to no one that Frontpage has been responsible for some of the most unsightly websites […]

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Make your website a local resource – do something for your neighbors.

Greetings from inside the SEOigloo! We’re currently working on an interesting project for one of our clients, Green Acres Manor. They are a local Sonoma County elder care home offering long term residential care. Green Acres Manor is run by a young, energetic couple, Joe and Monica Hansen, and their facility is very homelike. Additionally, […]

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