Author Archives: Christine Cobb
Author Archives: Christine Cobb
Market Samurai’s latest feature “Title and Anchor Text Competition” filters down the competing websites for keywords to only those with the keyword in the title tag and an inbound link from another website using the keyword in the anchor text.Continue reading
I have never had a bad experience with the articles Nicole Dean offers. They are affordable, professionally written, available for all sorts of topics and simple to use.Continue reading
Leave it to Google to send unsuspecting website owners into a tailspin with no warning whatsoever. As is typical, the Big G dropped an algorithm bomb in 2011 with the original Panda update then again in 2012 with the Penguin “over-optimization” update. That sent website owners scrambling to pick up the pieces.
Most of us had been following the long-standing rules of keyword optimization that said to use keyphrases often in our copy, title tag, description tag, ALT tags, navigation, etc., etc. But there’s one lady who was paying attention to the subtle changes that were happening without much fanfare.Continue reading
It was a nightmare in every sense of the word. The old saying, “No good deed goes unpunished” comes to mind every time I tell the tale. I was bound and determined not to go through that ordeal again. My past experiences with publishing Kindle books taught me well. But I’m excited to say things […]Continue reading
Pop quiz… How many times have you heard this advice? “Stop trading time for dollars.” Yet, I’d venture to speculate that most coaches and trainers do this every day even though they tell you they don’t. That’s because most don’t understand the concept and the serious damage it does to your profit center.Continue reading
Yesterday, Dropbox.com announced their new desktop client version 2.0. Dropbox is a handy way to share files and folders with other people and to collaborate on documents such as Word documents and Excel spreadsheets. With a free account you get 500 MB of storage space along with opportunities to get more free space by referring the service with others.Continue reading
Images in your WordPress content or in your sidebar are powerful attention-getters. Many times as blog readers, our eyes are drawn to the image first and can then encourage us to read the content.
If you could see a heatmap of your blog, most likely you would see hot areas around the images and click trackers also know that the images frequently get clicked on.
So how can you take advantage of these tendencies?Continue reading
February 1, 2013. In a very laid-back “we don’t want to scare you” type of blog post, Twitter announced that a quarter of million of its accounts have been hacked. The hackers took usernames, email addresses, and yes, passwords. Twitter has reset the passwords of the 250,000 accounts that it thinks were compromised, but did […]Continue reading
If you have been a My Bonus Blog reader for a while, you may think you went to the wrong place. The blog has a complete new design with a new theme. I got a wild hair a couple of days ago and decided to update to WordPress 3.5, redesign the theme and offer a […]Continue reading
December 11, 2012. After several delays, WordPress released it’s latest version 3.5 to the millions of WordPress users today. This one is nicknamed Elvin after the drummer, Elvin Jones. Whenever a new major version of WordPress is released, it’s always a dilemma when to actually do the update. Let’s look at what’s in this release […]Continue reading