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Archive for January, 2011

Top Online Brand Monitoring Tools

January 31, 2011  |  SEO  |  , , ,  |  Comments Off

At some point in time you might find yourself building up quite a bit of chatter in the online space and it might make sense to start keeping track of what people are saying about you or your business. Regardless of whether it is good or bad, you might want to leave some comments behind to strengthen the overall conversation online. Here are some tools that can help monitor your online brand: Google Alerts Google alerts are free and easy to use. All you need to have is a Google account where the alerts can be emailed to. They will patrol virtually...

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Create a Flowerpot From Scratch in Photoshop

In this tutorial, I will show you how to create a flowerpot from scratch using several techniques in Photoshop. Step 1 Begin by creating a New Document 450 px x 600 px with subtle a gradient background. Step 2 Create a group called “Pot”. Inside this group, create a New Layer called “Top”. Use the Ellipse Tool to make an oval shape that will become the top of our flowerpot. Fill with any color (I’ve used #5b5b5b). Step 3 Create a New Layer called "Band” and place it below “Top”. Use a combination of the Ellipse Tool and the Rectangle Tool to make the shape of...

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Five ways to get links from fan sites

January 31, 2011  |  SEO  |  , , , ,  |  Comments Off

Posted by RobOusbeyWhatever your site's topic, whether you are very niche or broad, B2C or B2B, a retailer or a publisher - there are likely to be independent fan sites that overlap with the subjects on your site. By fan site, I mean fan clubs, unofficial sites, etc - these types of sites are typically run by people who are very passionate about their particular topic. They often serve as a very rich source of information and news about their subject - and are often very keen to link to any appropriate information that gives value to their visitors. I'll give...

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50+ Cool Snowboard Designs

This winter, snowboards have become undeniably popular, especially for those countries enveloped with snow. Indeed, many extreme sport lovers will find ways to take advantage of this season and the beautiful white backdrop that comes with it. They are likely to find themselves taking flight in the cold air with their personalized snowboards. After all, next to a great adventure, what makes a snowboard enthusiast happier than have his precious lift designed according to his own taste? Find colors and awesome patterns in abundance in our collection of 50+ Cool Snowboard Designs below. Great designs are all the rage everywhere, and...

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DuckDuckGo Goes Aggressive, Tries to Scare People Off Google

January 30, 2011  |  SEO  |  , , , , , , , ,  |  Comments Off

Beside the big and known Google, Yahoo, Bing, Blekko and Ask.com and the local leaders Baidu and Tandex, there are several other, “little” search engines – such as HotBot and DuckDuckGo. The latter was launched in 2008 and has a very, very limited market share with about 2.5 million searches a month. However, everyone is trying to gain ground these days – and if this is done on expense of Google – it is even better. DuckDuckGo tries to gain users by emphasizing their pretty unique approach – they do no store search data. Either this is done on purpose or...

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