If SEO were a card game…

On August 3, 2012, in Search Engine Optimization, by Danny Flood
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It would probably look something like this. Which SEO type are you? Graphic provided by SubtleNetwork.

The Direct Marketing Matrix: 5 Steps to an Effective Advertisement

On May 25, 2012, in Marketing, by Danny Flood
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If you were to go outside and ask different people what marketing is, you might get a lot of different answers. Some people might say to “sell a product,” others might say it’s about “building brand awareness,” others might say it’s advertising through mass media. Marketing is really about persuading people to take action: to […]

20 Best Practice Tourism Websites to Study and Learn From

On May 19, 2012, in Web Design, by Danny Flood
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This is a thorough, in-depth analysis of nearly two-dozen of the best tourism websites currently on the internet, organized by town, city, state, and country. Town: Visit Telluride http://www.visittelluride.com/ A well-designed, thoughtfully laid out site that represents the rugged brand of Telluride, Colorado. The site places a strong emphasis on community and small-town American values. […]

22 Tips for Managing Virtual Assistants

On May 7, 2012, in Business Advice, by Danny Flood
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The definitive guide to outsourcing. Business owners must contend with the grueling grind of spending minute-by-minute personal attention to their business. Answering phone calls, sending e-mails, juggling sales, deliveries, management, employees, putting out fires. Does any of this sound familiar to YOU? If it does, don’t beat yourself up about it. There’s a reason why […]

A Simple Strategy to Triple Your Profits, and Create a Self-Sustaining Business

On December 19, 2011, in Business Advice, Marketing, by Danny Flood
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Do you want to know why a lot of small business owners struggle these days? Don’t worry – this post isn’t going to turn into a pitch – just pure helpful content… Too many business owners simply want to master their craft and that’s it. I see it all the time. Graphic designers want to […]

Steal This: An NLP Sales Technique that Defies Common Sense

On October 22, 2011, in Business Advice, Marketing, by Danny Flood
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When it comes to online marketing, many people think of the practice as an oasis in the world of marketing to avoid having to actually sell. Since Seth Godin popularized the term of “permission marketing” there are all these ideas about selling without selling, soft-selling, or just hoping to be “good enough” in a way […]

Keep them from Scurrying off: Deploy Dynamic Imagery

On October 19, 2011, in WordPress, by Danny Flood
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Let’s talk about the key component to constructing a fully-functional and high-converting San Diego WordPress design: the visual element. Choosing the right imagery is so important. Have you heard of the “7-second rule?” Studies show that un-targeted visitors to a non-landing page website lose interest sometime between four and seven seconds on average. Even after […]

A simple way to index links (so you get more SEO value from them)

On October 10, 2011, in Search Engine Optimization, by Danny Flood
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Build links to your links to get them indexed by search engines. For anyone who’s tried to hire someone to build links to their website, or endeavored to do it themselves, you know what a chore it can be. Getting links is easy, but getting them indexed by Google is not. Without your links being […]

How to Optimize Videos for Search Engines

On October 8, 2011, in Search Engine Optimization, by Danny Flood
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While intimidation can work, there are easier ways to get viewers for your online videos. In this post I’m going to reveal some key techniques for optimizing online videos for search and getting large amounts of traffic to our online videos. I don’t talk about these techniques very often, but I think that, within the […]

5 Ways to Gain Unlimited Energy and Incredible Focus

On October 3, 2011, in Business Advice, by Danny Flood
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If you like the advice in this article, please consider sharing it with a friend! Your inner game is the greatest leverage to your success in business and in life. Your ability to follow through and realize your goals depends on whether or not you have enough energy to accomplish them in the first place! […]