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The History of Panda and Penguin

Google, which was founded in 1998, soon grew to be world leader in collating and organizing data. But Google soon ran into a problem. Ranking websites by their apparent popularity wasn’t enough. Scammers, link farmers and shady marketers were flooding the internet with fake and often fraudulent websites. Users who turned to Google to find relevant and topical information were being inundated with junky results. On February 23, 2011, the engineers at Google launched Panda. This powerful algorithm was soon put to work, re-assigning and pruning 12% of all search results. On August 12, 2011, Google decided Panda was ready, and unleashed it on the entirety of its data. Soon, the powerful algorithm was having a noticeable impact on close to 9% of all search queries system-wide. Improvements in quality continued throughout 2012, and by September of that year, Google announced that Panda was successfully pruning, re-assigning and re-evaluating 2.4% …

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How To: 5 Twitter Marketing Tips for Bloggers

When it comes to blogging, having a localized marketing strategy is essential. One of the best ways for bloggers to reach and build a fan-base of loyal followers is to utilize popular social media sites like Facebook and Twitter. These sites allow bloggers to increase their visibility across various demographics, which will inevitably lead to higher profits over time. If you’re thinking about signing up on Twitter, it can be pretty confusing at first due to the vast amount of information that is constantly being updated in 140-character increments. Luckily, there are a few tricks you use to ensure that you’re being efficient on Twitter, and reaching the right group of people. Check out the list below for five Twitter marketing tips for bloggers! 5 Twitter Marketing Tips for Bloggers Here they are: 1. Localize Your Profile If your blog is about something specific, then you have to make sure your profile …

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On Pink Hair, Marketing, and Business on Your Own Terms

It’s always interesting being in an airport as a person with pink hair — especially when I’m traveling for business. Pink hair is a little more mainstream these days (curse you, Nicki Minaj), but it still gets attention. Small children think I’m some kind of live-action muppet, which I enjoy very much. TSA security officials

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What are Email Autoresponders and How To Use Them Effectively

The Autoresponder Email Series Explained In this post we’ll take a deep dive into the value of using email autoresponders, explain exactly what they are, and how to use them. I’m going to get pretty detailed and hopefully answer any questions while generating new ones. I have also put one month’s worth of actual emails I send […]

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Grow Your Business Via Exporting

Get Your Exporting Strategy off the Ground: How Small Businesses Can Grow Abroad By Dr. Eugene Laney Advances in technology, logistics and transportation have empowered smaller companies with fewer resources to compete and succeed in arenas once reserved for the largest organizations. Today, small businesses that used to target neighborhood customers are seeking a national […]

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Six Tips To Grow Your Leads

6 Tips for Selecting the Right Lead Qualification Tools: When to Sign Up and When to Walk Away By Justin Gray Leads, leads, leads. They flow into your systems every day – hot leads, cold leads, mystery leads, red herring leads. It’s hard to know who’s worth your resources and who isn’t. Luckily small business […]

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3 Tips To Help You Retire Well

How to Pop the Cork on the Good Life and Retire Well. Nationally Recognized Retirement Expert Offers 3 Simple Tips in 2015 for Improving Retirement Prospects.  Imagine a bright, golden vista filled with soothing, warm sunshine – perhaps it is California’s Highway 29. You’re driving this scenic route after crossing the Golden Gate Bridge on […]

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A Complete List of Things That Always Boost Conversions

…. That concludes the list.

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Stopping A/B Tests: How Many Conversions Do I Need?

A/B testing is great, and very easy to do these days. Tools are getting better and better. As a result, people rely more and more on the tools. As a result, critical thinking is much less common. It’s not fair to just blame the tools of course. It’s very human to try to (over)simplify everything.(…)

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How to Recognize Great Conversion Optimization People

While mediocre people are dime a dozen, good people are always in demand. But good optimizers are in very high demand, everyone and their mother is trying to hire one. Alas they can be hard to find.  If you’re looking to hire one, what should you look for? What makes an optimizer a great optimizer? There are(…)

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This is What you should Not add to your Resume

Recruiters make a hard and tough job trying to find the best resume since they receive hundreads if not thousands of those every month. Most of them are good, others…This is What you should Not add to your Resume is a post from: MakeMoneyInLife.com

Open an Online Store Today with Wix

Have you ever wished to be an online entrepreneur? Have you wanted to make it happen one day, but the financial aspect didn’t manage to be at hand to you?…

Open an Online Store Today with Wix is a post from: MakeMoneyInLife.com

Cheap SuperFood Ideas to Boost your Mind

Looking for some inspiration in the morning? Feeling rather tired than ready to work? I know how it feels. Work is never our best friend, especially on the Monday morning….Cheap SuperFood Ideas to Boost your Mind is a post from: MakeMoneyInLife.com

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This New Startup Wants to Be Your WhatsApp for Professional Networking

Email is taking a back seat to real-time messaging. Caliber says its going to make business communications move faster.

From Food Truck to Franchise: How These Cousins Turned Their Love of Lobster Into a Business

Two cousins saw profit in their passion for seafood.

The Millionaire Entrepreneur Offering a One-Way Ticket to Mars

Some people want to change the world, while others would rather just leave it behind.

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Why New Products Fail

What is the difference between new products that take off in popularity and those that essentially get ignored? How do you know when your new product is ready to sell? Today I would like to share with you the key strategy that will allow you to not only sell more of your products and services […]

The Best Kind of Question to Ask to Increase Engagement

Here’s a quick and easy way you can increase engagement across all of your platforms. From your blog to your podcast and videos, and especially on social media, this single type of question can get your audience to reply and respond more than anything. Check it out!

The Best Kind of Question to Ask to Increase Engagement is a post from: The Smart Passive Income Blog

Grow Your Business Via Exporting

Get Your Exporting Strategy off the Ground: How Small Businesses Can Grow Abroad By Dr. Eugene Laney Advances in technology, logistics and transportation have empowered smaller companies with fewer resources to compete and succeed in arenas once reserved for the largest organizations. Today, small businesses that used to target neighborhood customers are seeking a national […]

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WordPress Plugin Series: Meme Generator WordPress Plugin

As most of you know I am the author on Start Up Champ that writes the WordPress Theme reviews. Well today I am launching a new series, the WordPress Plugin Series, to give you guys even more helpful information about WordPress. The first plugin I want to share with you is the newly released Meme …

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Restaurateur Series: 5 Things You Must Do To Be A Good Restaurateur

Being a good restaurateur isn’t an easy task. You need to be a multi talented genius to make a name in this business. And guess what, we can help. But make sure you read this before you actually start with your restaurant business. In this post we have listed 5 things that you must do …

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The Lingo You Should Know for Advertising Your Business Online

With the internet becoming the source for, well, just about everything these days, it’s hard to run a successful business without utilizing it.  Online search is the #1 way consumers look for products and services in today’s world.  Over 200 million unique users visit the top 50 websites each month – serving up billions of …

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The Best Kind of Question to Ask to Increase Engagement

Here’s a quick and easy way you can increase engagement across all of your platforms. From your blog to your podcast and videos, and especially on social media, this single type of question can get your audience to reply and respond more than anything. Check it out!

The Best Kind of Question to Ask to Increase Engagement is a post from: The Smart Passive Income Blog

15 Solid Tips About Creating Great Content for Your Blog

Have you ever wondered how to create great content for your blog? This is a 2000 words guide with 15 steps to help you writing articles with real added value for your readers.   1. Plan What You Want to Achieve with an Article This point is essential. Planning is very important not only in […]

How to Run a Q&A Session Using Google Hangouts on Air – SPI TV, Ep. 7

One of the quickest ways to provide massive value to your audience and build authority at the same time is to conduct free Q&A sessions. In Episode 7 of SPI TV this week, I take you step-by-step through setting up and running a Q&A session using Google Hangouts on Air. Check it out!

How to Run a Q&A Session Using Google Hangouts on Air – SPI TV, Ep. 7 is a post from: The Smart Passive Income Blog

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How Not To Launch A Product: 10 Things I Wish I Had Done Differently

How Not To Launch A Product: 10 Things I Wish I Had Done Differently It’s 6 a.m. on launch day and, after staying up all night, I’m still working furiously to finish my online course so I don’t disappoint the 132 people who pre-purchased. “Why do I keep doing this?,” I thought. I would like to think I’ve matured in 15 years, but I’ve been repeating the same all-nighter-before-a-deadline pattern since college.

The Exact Moment I Chose a Better Niche (097)

Bonnie asks a question in this show that took us where I didn’t expect we’d go. As Corbett, Barrett and I started responding to her question (which is as funny as it is important) we travelled into a conversation about choosing a better niche.

The Power of Channels for Increasing AdSense Revenue

I don’t like depending solely on Webmaster Welfare (Adsense). I prefer to get my website income from multiple streams, placing the heaviest emphasis on affiliate marketing. However, we create our websites for users. That means that we focus on informing the visitor and not simply writing posts with the sole goal being to make money… Read More

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Is It Time to Dip Into Your Emergency Fund?

One of the most important things you can do for your finances is to build an emergency fund, but what is your approach to using the money in the account?

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Ask the Readers: How Do You Save Money on Groceries?

Food is one of those expenses that we can’t completely eliminate…but we can take steps to lower the cost without sacrificing nutrition. Buying in bulk, shopping at farmers’ markets, and taking advantage of sales are just a few ways to do it. What wor…

Cash Back vs Travel Rewards: Pick the Right Credit Card for You

Should you earn cash back rewards or travel rewards from your credit card? Frankly, it is a question that is nearly as old as reward cards themselves, and the answer has always been “it depends.” Here’s a breakdown of the ins and outs of the world of rewards credit cards. Now, you can…

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How Not To Launch A Product: 10 Things I Wish I Had Done Differently

It’s 6 a.m. on launch day and, after staying up all night, I’m still working … [Read More...]

The Exact Moment I Chose a Better Niche (097)

Bonnie asks a question in this show that took us where I didn’t expect we’d … [Read More...]

Headline Writing and Title Tag SEO in a Clickbait World – Whiteboard Friday

Posted by randfish When writing headlines and title tags, we're often conflicted in what … [Read More...]

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10 Ways to Get Tax Free Income

Tax free income always sounds good to me!  What do you think?  Everyone loves to pay taxes!  Don’t they?  How would you like to earn tax free income?  Taxes are going up if not now, soon.  It is inevitable! Rich people can save on taxes, but no taxes is much better. Start earning tax free income […]

Staalplaat Soundsystem and the book that’s also a paper turntable and a music instrument

A quick post to let you know about the really REALLY nice book i received the other day. I can’t stop playing with it. The publication celebrates Staalplaat Soundsystem’s brilliant work continue

Ask the Readers: How Do You Save Money on Groceries?

Food is one of those expenses that we can’t completely eliminate…but we can take steps to lower the cost without sacrificing nutrition. Buying in bulk, shopping at farmers’ markets, and taking advantage of sales are just a few ways to do it. What wor…

Cash Back vs Travel Rewards: Pick the Right Credit Card for You

Should you earn cash back rewards or travel rewards from your credit card? Frankly, it is a question that is nearly as old as reward cards themselves, and the answer has always been “it depends.” Here’s a breakdown of the ins and outs of the world of rewards credit cards. Now, you can…

10 Life Hacks You Should Master by Age 30

Are you a 20-something trying your best to transition fully into adulthood? We’ve all been there. It’s time to start developing those go-to skills that will make adult life much easier. Get started on these 10 life hacks you should master by age 30.
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Of course it’s difficult…

Students choose to attend expensive colleges but don’t major in engineering because the courses are killer. Doing more than the customary amount of customer service is expensive, time-consuming and hard to sustain. Raising money for short-term urgent projects is easier…