The WordPress Plugin that Can Get You Penalized

Every month or so, we get a question from a student about whether we can recommend using the “SEO Smart Links” plugin for WordPress. The answer is always no, because the way it works inevitably creates a terrible user experience. Well, now we’ve got evidence that it can do far worse than that. After reviewing […]

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Adwords Exact Match “Improvements” – Advertisers, Watch Your Wallets

If you’ve been following what I teach on pay-per-click advertising and Google Adwords for any length of time, then you already know how important “exact match” is to running a profitable campaign. Google is rolling out some “improvements” to the way exact match and phrase match work on your search ads – by making them […]

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Free Video: Building Links with Social Media

Hi folks – Dan here… we had a lot of questions after the “Don’t Panic” webinar the other day and, well… we like to answer questions. This 12-minute video explains how you can turn your social media audience into a source of endless link love, through the magic of leverage. My Link Liberation 2.0 training […]

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Checking PPC Campaigns for Broken Landing Pages

Believe it or not, a lot of folks running PPC campaigns are sending traffic to missing (as in 404 Not Found) landing pages. Although I’m sure this couldn’t possibly apply to you, just think of it as a problem that other people have, in spite of their best intentions. Brad Geddes from Certified Knowledge has […]

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Podcast March 14, 2011: Farmers and Scrapers – Oh My!

Title: SEO Braintrust Podcast Date: March 14, 2011 Authors: Dan Thies & Andrea Warner Run Time: 44:25 (44 minutes, 25 seconds) Dan & Andrea discuss these questions on this podcast: 00:17 A number of members have asked about some comments Ed Dale made on a recent webinar, where he said that automated publishing to Facebook […]

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SEO Braintrust Coaching Explained

Hi, Dan Thies here – the first six minutes of this video will explain *exactly* what we’re offering this month – and then you can “listen in” to a recorded coaching call and decide for yourself. Video should play automatically, or click here to download (File size: 42.6MB) The door is open NOW – are […]

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There’s NO Excuse for Having a “Small” Business on the Internet (Part 3)

So what’s this all about? In the first part of this series, I explained why *now* is the best time to take your marketing strategy up a notch, to capitalize on the current market conditions, and gave you a free video from our training library, showing you how simple tweaks in keyword strategy can give […]

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There’s NO Excuse for Having a “Small” Business on the Internet (Part 2)

Are you “overwhelmed” with opportunity? In the first part of this series, we learned: That online marketing can dramatically increase the size of your business, even if your business occupies an extremely small “niche” in the market. The #1 problem that prevents business owners from getting the growth that they need to have a healthy, […]

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There’s NO Excuse for Having a “Small” Business on the Internet (Part 1)

The Internet is BIG. Really, really, big. So vastly, unimaginably big, that to call it “big” doesn’t really do it justice. It’s like calling a Monster Truck “big” – no, it’s not “big” – it’s freaking huge, and it can drive right over your pathetically “big” minivan, okay? For business owners, this can be a […]

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The Six Key Skills It Takes to Survive Online

Imagine your site ranking #1 for every keyword you can imagine – now take a deep breath as Dan Thies shows you how much MORE you can do to drive your sales and profits higher. Dan goes way beyond SEO, and still works in some stellar SEO and PPC advice, all in one action-packed presentation.






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