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Yippee! 3 Articles Nominated For The 2010 SEMMYs!

I’m so honored to announce that 3 of my 2009 articles have been nominated in the

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Giving Thanks For 2009 At The SEOigloo

2009 has been rich in blessings for us here at Solas Web Design, and while this post has little to do with Local Search, Website Design or Copywriting, I want to take a moment to give my thanks for such good fortune and thought readers might like to see where our hearts have been for […]

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Best Buy Brings On Crashing Wave Of Nostalgia

Scroll back three decades with me. Texas Instruments has just released its first home computer and the gatekeepers to technology open their humble shops, beautifully clean, beautifully quiet, carpeted, furnished with curious ergonomic kneeling chairs. The small computer store has the convivial hush and vibe of a library and the owners practically live there, so […]

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A Little Respect, Please

I run a small business offering web services to other small businesses. Being small doesn’t make me dumb or a doormat; it doesn’t make the SEOigloo blog an appropriate place to drop links. Today, a new IYP company attempted to drop this link in my recent post regarding Google’s Caffeine Update: If you are looking […]

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The 3 Best Things You Can Do For America

Do you love this land we call America? Is it the purple mountains, the mystery of deserts, the peace of pastoral meadows or the shining seas that you love? Is it the diversity of peoples, each adding an unforgettable ingredient to the melting pot? Is it the formative ideals of freedom and equality that we […]

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On Giving SEO Interviews To Mainstream Media

Greg Sterling has been giving extensive coverage on his blog of late to the disappearance of local newspapers across the US and the necessity of creating new, competitive business models for presenting news to the public. I have found it very interesting to follow Greg’s excellent (shall I say sterling?) reportage on this subject, because […]

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Small Positive Businesses We Want To Work With In The 2009 Economy

Happy New Year, Everyone! I’m going to make Happy the operative word in this post because I think everyone has had their fill of doom and gloom regarding the present U.S. economy. While I recognize the problems afoot in our great land, I also recognize the opportunities for the smart and positive small business owner, […]

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Season's Greetings from the SEOigloo Blog!

Our thanks to every reader who has contributed their wise, witty and wonderful comments to the SEOigloo blog this past year. We’re always excited when you stop by here and share a word or two with us. We learn from you. Please allow us to send you the very warmest greetings of the season and […]

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Why People May Be Turning To Dr. Google Instead of An MD

Matt McGee has been writing about a subject over at Search Engine Land that I feel is of considerable interest and worthy of discussion. His recent articles on Cyberchondria and Paging Dr. Google: Will Google Replace Your Doctor?, in effect, document the fact that people are increasingly turning to the Internet for medical answers with […]

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Out Of The Office 2/12 – 5/12

Greetings Friends & Readers, Just a little note to let you know that we’ll be out of the office this week, but will be back next Monday to keep the homefires burning here at the SEOigloo Blog. Feel free to email us in the meantime if you need us as we will be checking our […]

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Voting Day No Time For Apathy

I really do get it. Perhaps now, more than ever before in history, it seems like your vote may make no difference. Maybe you’ve witnessed and researched just one too many instances of corruption and greed and it’s left you with a feeling of real apathy on election day. I really can understand that. But, […]

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Just Writing Away…

Every week, I have to divide my time between the various places I write. The truth is, I have no schedule for this. Different ideas occur to me and I determine which venue will be the most appropriate for them. It’s pretty lovely to have a choice. Over the past week or so, I’ve written […]

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3 Remarkable Projects And The Power Of The Web

Like so many Americans, my husband and I have a family tree with roots drawing from many, many nations. In combination, the two of us are Celtic, Scandinavian, Slavic, Hispanic and the list goes on with an ancestor here, an ancestor there, hopping on a boat or jumping on a wagon, all ending up here […]

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Donna Fontenot Asks For Peace

My friend and fellow Search Marketer, Donna Fontenot is instituting a simple reminder of the ideals of world peace so many of us truly long for. You can get your badge at her new site, ForPeaceNow.com. What Peace Really Means To Me To me, the word peace is basically interchangeable with the lovely word, civility. […]

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Learning Guitar Now – A Dreamy Web 2.0 Client for Solas Web Design

We enjoy all of the projects we take on, but sometimes, a client and a concept comes along that is so exciting to us, work becomes more like entertainment because we are having so much fun. I knew from the moment I first spoke with John W. Tuggle on the phone that this was going […]

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