Search Versus Social: Analysis of One Blog’s Traffic Sources

Posted on3 CommentsCategoriesGeneral Discussion, Online Marketing

Earlier this morning Fred Wilson published an interesting comparison of his blog’s traffic sources where upon splitting “the top ten” referrers “into three categories”, he discovered the following breakdown: Direct — 50% Social — 40% (with nearly 1/2 from StumbleUpon) Search — 10% These numbers amused me to say the least, and I decided to Read More …

Blog Comment Spam: What It Is and 5 Funny Examples

Posted on9 CommentsCategoriesGeneral Discussion, Online Marketing

Comment spam, a common form of spamdexing, has been a longstanding problem for blogs of all kinds. In search of “quick and easy backlinks” some people engage in it themselves, others hire “blog commenters” for as little as a couple hundred of bucks month (many which actually call themselves “SEO experts” and sell their services Read More …

Top Internet Marketing Strategies & Affiliate Marketing

Posted on1 CommentCategoriesAffiliate Program Management, General Discussion, Online Marketing

Interesting survey data has been published by eMarketer.com with a reference to an August research conducted jointly by Internet Retailer and Vovici Corp.: As look through the above statistics, the two things that I see in it are: 1. Social Media Channels Are Top Priority While I am not entirely sure why “Blogs” and “Consumer Read More …

Lots of Good Blogging Tips Floating Around

Posted onLeave a commentCategoriesGeneral Discussion, Thoughts for Affiliates

Jason Rubacky’s “unique content tips” he’s been systematically posting in ShareASale’s blog since April 17 reminded me of an one amazing post made by Rand Fishkin earlier this month. In it Rand listed and discussed 21 tips that every blogger simply must incorporate into their overall blogging strategy if they want that blog to be Read More …