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Review: Market Samurai affiliate marketing tool at a discount

Arguably the most comprehensive SEO tool on the market, Market Samurai is an affordable, must-have research and management aid for the affiliate marketing expert and novice alike. Yesterday, more than 150 people were privileged to see a presentation of Market Samurai by Eugene Ware of Noble Samurai, the company behind the tool. Speaking at the […]

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Dreams from My Father: A Story of Race and Inheritance (Paperback)

From Publishers Weekly Elected the first black president of the Harvard Law Review, Obama was offered a book contract, but the intellectual journey he planned to recount became instead this poignant, probing memoir of an unusual life. Bo (more…)

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The Audacity of Hope: Thoughts on Reclaiming the American Dream (Vintage) (Mass Market Paperback)

Amazon.com Review Barack Obama’s first book, Dreams from My Father, was a compelling and moving memoir focusing on personal issues of race, identity, and community. With his second book The Audacity of Hope, Obama engages themes raised i (more…)

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Garmin nüvi 760 4.3-Inch Widescreen Bluetooth Portable GPS Automobile Navigator

— January 8, 2008 Garmin’s nüvi 700 series brings two exciting new features — multi-destination routing and, “Where am I?/Where’s my car?” — to its popular pocket-sized GPS navigator lineup. As with all nüvis, you get Garmin reliab (more…)

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Sony Cybershot DSCW300 13.6MP Digital Camera with 3x Optical Zoom with Super Steady Shot

Manufacturer Description This point and shoot has it all–and then some. The DSC-W300 includes a wide range of convenient features, including Smile Shutter Mode which captures smiles the moment they happen. The compact and scratch-resistan (more…)

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Webmasterworld conference day 3

The keynote address was delivered by Satya Nadella of Microsoft Live Search. E-Commerce and Shopping Cart Optimisation Rob Snell, Ethan Giffin, Jimmy Duvall moderator: Joe Laratro Contextual Ad Program Vendor Roundtable Microsoft Representative, Shuman Ghosemajumder, Derek Brinkman, Tony Wills moderator: Heather Lloyd-Martin Getting Rid of Duplicate Content Issues Once and For All Rahul Lahiri (no […]

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Webmasterworld conference day 2

Day Two of the Webmasterworld was keynoted by George Wright of Blendtec, better known for the viral video series Will It Blend?. George gave an entertaining presentation about how BlendTec achieved millions of visits (therefore, brand awareness) with a budget of only $50. When George was new at the company, he noticed piles of sawdust […]

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Webmasterworld conference day 1

This is my fourth Webmasterworld conference and the second one (for me) in Las Vegas. I went to Orlando 2004 and New Orleans 2005. The 2007 event feels as though it was almost yesterday, so here I am once again. Note: I will update this post with more details and images when I get home. […]

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Google Maps ranks rather high in AdWords

When you are trying to optimise your Google AdWords campaign so that your ads rank high for less money, you usually are sharpening your ad copy, improving your landing page, playing with the bid and so on. If you worked at Google Maps, you wouldn’t need to work so hard. At least in Australia if […]

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GTrends free tool finds keyphrases with low competition

I attended an informative talk by Glen Staiger about his experience with the “30 Day Challenge”, which included a mention of the free Wordtracker tool known as GTrends. It is a keyphrase competitiveness research tool, which is an extension of the free Wordtracker search tool. My friend had blogged about Iron Maiden’s videos taken during […]

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Affiliates affected by AdWords policy change

Many affiliate marketers use Google AdWords to get traffic to their pages. Some indulge in arbitrage, where a cheap PPC click brings traffic that might click an AdSense ad on the landing page that delivers a greater payout per click. A recent post in the Inside AdWords blog brings bad news to some affiliates and […]

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Peel Away Ads

As a web professional and marketer, I am excited by the technology used online – it is mainly clever programming and scripting. I bought a script that displays an enticing “peel-away” edge at the top right of the page. I am not showing it on the main blog, but you can see it on the […]

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