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Useful Link Roundup

I’ve been awfully busy the last few days, but still a few interesting things came flying by: My buddies at Conversion Rate Experts released an article on their blog today which really rocks: Understanding your visitors. Bloglines apparently fixed their “Crawler problem”, according to their news page, and that boosted the RSS readership for this…

More conversions on a lower budget

As you know I’ve recently started working at OrangeValley, for which we’ve just launched the new site (Dutch, english full version coming soon). As a young and very enthusiastic company, we can be very honest about it: we’ve got room for clients. “Us” is a group of highly experienced web marketing consultants. Some of you,…

A4UExpo was great, yet again.

Matthew and his team at Existem have done it again. If people ask me, anywhere in the coming 12 months, which show they should attend on online marketing, I can only say one thing: A4UExpo. They’re really giving all the other search and online marketing shows a run for their money. The last few days…

SlideShare should get it’s SEO fixed

While I’m uploading my presentation of my WordPress session to SlideShare, I was looking for an upload client as my HTTP connection was bound to die. I searched for [slideshare upload] and found this result: PHP Session ID‘s in your URL? A presentation as the best result on your site for that term? Come on…

Switching from plain text to HTML emails

Recently, I switched my WordPress News mailing-list from plain text to HTML. There were a couple of reasons for that: I use a lot of links, and these were breaking up even a simple text layout, and I figured HTML email would increase the readability of the whole thing. With HTML emails, because you’re seeing…

Cool SEO tools roundup

Some of the cool SEO tools I’ve come across the last few days I just had to share with you: Google Tutor has released a very cool Google Insights bookmarklet: Once installed you should see a bookmark cleverly titled ‘Google Insights Bookmarklet’ on your bookmarks menu. To use the bookmarklet simply do a search at…

6 Serious Questions for Serious Bloggers

While it’s a hobby for a lot of people, for more and more people, blogging is serious business too. Are you serious about your blog(s) and blogging? Maybe you’re even making a good income out of it? If so, you’d better make sure you can answer yes to all of the following questions: 1. Do…

Are you coming for dinner?

Next week it’s time for A4UExpo and while we were doing Strike Point last night, Dave said he’d buy me and our mutual friend Mel Carson dinner. Now Marcus Tandler will also be at that dinner, which makes it a perfect dinner to attend if you want to learn some interesting stuff! Now the good…

WordPress Hosting Parties Reviewed

Update: I’ve had a run in with a couple of hosting providers, but I’m now hosted by two different UK2Group labels: VPS.net and WestHost, and so should you be, read more about WordPress hosting here! One of the most important things when you’re starting a new blog is to consider where’ll you host it. This…