Don’t Get Scammed by Directory Submissions

A few months ago we started testing the effectiveness of directory submissions vs.  blog commenting. And, for same time spent on each methods (blog commenting and directory submission), the results are clear : blog commenting is more effective than directory submission.

Let me be clear, I’m not saying that directory submissions are a total waste of time; there are still some very relevant and active directories worth getting listed in. I’m saying that, you need to be leery of companies making claims such as “we submit your site to 1,000 of directories” as they are a complete waste of time and money. Continue Reading

Time to Get Serious About Your Online Store?

Are you ready to get serious about developing or upgrading your online store or e-commerce site? While there are many shopping cart and e-store CMS platforms out there such as oscommerce, zen cart, creLoaded, etc., it has been my experience that none can hold a candle to the power and flexibility of one particular FREE shopping cart system.Continue Reading

How Do Search Engines Determine What Your Site is About?

If you have done any research on SEO in the past you may have been lead to believe that search engines identify your site and its topic based on what you place inside HTML tags such as Title and Descriptions, along with the content of the site. While there is truth to that, it is really only the tip of the iceberg. So how do search engines really determine what your site is about?Continue Reading