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[29 Nov 2011 | 80 Comments | ]
Is Your Site Liable for Copyright Infringement?

There is a new bill in Congress called the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) that would rock the Internet – and not in a good way.

The initial intent of the bill sounds okay…stop illegal sharing of music, movies and games. Unfortunately it could also stop the sharing of content on sites like Facebook and Twitter.

On top of that, SOPA makes websites and blogs liable for copyright infringement that occurs among its users.

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[9 Nov 2010 | 186 Comments | ]
SEO Tactics That Work

Marketing Sherpa just released this chart on the marketing effectiveness a various SEO efforts. Although their reports are written for B2B, we can use the same information for Business to Consumer (B2C).

Some of the results are a little surprising – let’s take a look at what is perceived vs the reality of SEO.

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[9 Jul 2010 | 33 Comments | ]
10 Tips for Researching a Niche for Your Blog

There are many things that you should be looking at when you’re considering the development of a niche blog or website. Check out these tips and tools to help you discover your niche.

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[18 Mar 2009 | 24 Comments | ]

Awhile back I wrote a blog post about content scrapers. Now I’ve come across a cool tool for tracking the scrapers and getting a link back from them (for what it’s worth).
From Daily SEO Tip:
Tracer (tip credit to SEOmoz.org) is a free tool that inserts a short piece of code to your pages. If any part of your page is copied, it adds a link back to your site to the copied content. Of course, the link might be manually removed but most thieves never care to.
It’s easy to …