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It All Comes Down To Discipline

I’ve never seen Creed, but this graphic caught my eye on Facebook not long ago. I believe all of that to be true. The older I get, the more I’ve come to the conclusion that success in just about anything comes down to discipline. It’s about knowing what we need to do and going out […]

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My 2012: 815 Articles & 262,907 Words Published

(I’m fully aware that this is probably of interest to no one but myself. That’s never stopped me before on this blog!) In 2011, I kept track of how many times I filled my car with gas. This past year (2012), I decided to keep track of how many articles and words I published. (As […]

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Another Favorite SEL Flipbox Image

I’ve mentioned before that one of my responsibilities on Search Engine Land and Marketing Land is to create the images that show up in the slider on the home pages — what we call the “flipbox.” Here’s another one of my favorite images: That ran recently on a story about Google and its lousy Zagat […]

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A Favorite SEL Flipbox Image

Little known fact: Those big “featured story” images that you see when you visit SearchEngineLand.com? I do those. Yep. Me. We call that space the “flipbox.” If I’m really busy, or traveling, or on vacation, then someone else (usually Michelle R.) steps in and takes over for me. But it’s my job to choose which […]

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John Wooden Quote #17

The most essential thing for a leader to have is the respect of those under his or her supervision. It starts with giving them respect. You must make it clear that you are working together. Those under your supervision are not working for you but with you, and you all have a common goal. To […]

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Random Thoughts: SEO Clients

It’s extremely nerve-wracking to send an SEO services contract to an attorney. Even worse when the attorney specializes in business and contract law. You might think it’s a huge relief when the attorney signs and returns the contract without comment. No. All that does is make you feel that s/he found 27 loopholes in it […]

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