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New Search Engine Cuil.com - Worth Watching?

July 28th, 2008

Have you heard about the new search engine cuil.com (pronounced "cool") ? It is just getting started and not going to give google a run for the money right away, but it is worth watching. Check out the new search engine here http://www.cuil.com

Cuil Snapshot
 

 

Matt Cutts from Google Answers - "What's Next for Search Engines in 5 years"

July 28th, 2008

I was reading through my RSS reader this morning just trying to get caught up after a week off and I came across this video of Matt Cutts. Matt is the head of webspam at Google and has a website where he talks about webmaster issues and Googly stuff.

Two questions from this video, that I thought were quite helpful.

1. What do you see from search engines in the next 5 years. - Matt's answer... ...

SEO Success Story

July 23rd, 2008

I've been a bit absent this week. Currently I'm volunteering to host a sports camp sponsored by our church. The sports camp is a great example of a good use of Search Engine optimization.

Our church website is about... you guessed a church. How did we get Google to rank us Higher in the search results for a sports camp? Currently we are number 2.

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I got high rankings the same why you would do ...

Yahoo Still Fighting, but they do have cool Video Player

July 18th, 2008

So the Yahoo - Microsoft - Carl Ichan saga continues. If you'd like to stay up on the latest Tech Crunch has a nice blog post about the whole thing

I'm writing about Yahoo for a different reason. I was on the hunt for a nice video player since Vimeo started deleting some of our clients accounts because they were commercial. Check out the Yahoo! player. It is simple, clean, allows for the 16 ...

July Video Training Wrap Up

July 16th, 2008

We just finished our July online video training. Had a great time with a handful of realtors, an actor, mortgage broker, a teacher and entrepeneur. If you'd like learn more about who came, check out the video below. Interested in learning about internet marketing - check out our full slate of courses for the coming months. (http://www.reachd.com/training)

Thanks to all who attended!

21,000 Reasons to Use Video on Your Website

July 15th, 2008

A while back I wrote a post about 5 reasons to use online video. Today, the Ubertor Blog introduced me to 21,000 other reasons for online video. The agent featured in the video below entered an online video contest and won $21,000 for his client and they both also won a massive HDTV. I guess that makes 21,002 reasons to use online video. You can watch the video below. When you get to the awar ...

Updated Adwords Keyword Tool

July 11th, 2008

Have you seen the new updates to the Adwords Keyword tool? (https://adwords.google.com/select/KeywordToolExternal)

Below is a snapshot of what google is showing now when you search for KeywordsAdwords Keyword Snapshot

I did a search for "security software" and these are some of the results. Prior to the changes to the tool, you would only see a little bar that said low search volume or high search volume. Now as you ...

What are you doing July the 18th?

July 11th, 2008

Have you attended the Reachd training but want a little one on one help?

Maybe you've not attended but have some serious SEO Question or Adwords question you need to ask? 

If that is you, you are in luck. I'm blocking off my whole day on Friday July 18th just for you.

I will be at Ragin Bean Coffee Shop in Yaletown from 8am - 4pm and you can book one hour of my time. 

The 3pm slot is already ...

YouTube Meets the Shopping Channel at Shopflix

July 9th, 2008

If you are selling your own unique products, then you need to check out Shopflix.

You create a video and post it just like YouTube, but your channel on their site actually becomes your store online. You can embed and share video in much the same way that you can on YouTube.

The site seems to be especially geared towards young trendy buyers and boutique sellers.

I've got three little kids at h ...

5 reason every business should be using video on their website

July 9th, 2008

1. It helps further build the relationship with your potential customers. Imagine someone walking in your store or calling you one the phone and before they even call you they feel like the know you. Business is done through relationships. Video on your website will help build relationships

2. Creating a Video is easier than spitting atoms. I'm not going to say posting a video is super easy, ...

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