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Can you succeed on the web?

Greetings from inside the SEOigloo! First of all, we want to wish everybody a happy new year. Our clients are all gearing up for new plans for new ways to promote and improve their small web businesses in 2007. I was speaking to one of my very favorite clients the other day, and she joyfully […]

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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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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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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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What is quality? Of pottery, other goods and web development.

Greetings from inside the SEOigloo! ‘Quality’ has been a big buzzword in the web development and SEO industries for quite a while now. Google wants ‘quality’ written content. SEOs seek ‘quality’ links. Web designers try to develop ‘quality’ websites. The word has, perhaps, been overused at this point, and I’ve even seen other developers suggesting […]

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What Atari 2600 games can teach an SEO like me.

Greetings from inside the SEOigloo! If you’re a 70’s kid like me, chances are you played an Atari 2600 video game or two in your heyday. It’s not far-fetched for me to wager here that a lot of today’s web designers may still even own the Atari 2600 system they had as a child – […]

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