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Wiep.net in audio: Odiogo

27 Jul

Earlier this week, I StumbledUpon Michelle MacPhearson’s blog (see, it works). On her blog, I noticed a weird plugin next to the PlugIM and Sphinn buttons. When I clicked it, I was quite impressed. There are several audio tools and plugins available for blogs, but I never came across one that was 100% understandable. The […]

StumbleUpon

26 Jul

I know this must be something like the 862nd way-too-positive post about StumbleUpon, but it really is one of my favourite websites. It rocks for serving me great, fun and relevant websites when I start stumbling. It especially rocks for bringing me lots and lots of visitors. Even though I received links from websites like […]

Personalized Google ads

20 Jul

A colleague who’s really into Google AdWords showed me a great example of personalized Google ads. In some cases, Google shows ads that are related to your previous search queries. It even works when all cookies are deleted and you aren’t signed in to your Google account or whatever. The searches must be executed in […]

Trust + keywords + link = Good ranking (or: How Matt Cutts got ranked for “Buy Cheap Viagra”)

18 Jul

Let’s say you’re targeting keywords with a high competion and with an extremely high spam density. Something like “Buy cheap viagra online”. The top 10 in Google is filled with a couple of .edu’s, a .gov and a few other domains. Looks really competitive to me. Now go out and build some Google trust. A […]

7 ways to not pronounce my name correctly

16 Jul

Personal branding is hot. Really hot. Because my personal brand value of close to zilch, I guess it’s more important to get my brand name pronounced right. I know Wiep is only a four letter word, but I can imagine that it’s quite hard to pronounce it if you don’t know how. The Dutch language […]

New in SEO land: Sphinn

13 Jul

It was about time that someone released a social news website for SEO news. Search Engine Land released Sphinn. You really did a great job, Danny & crew! SquareOak already posted some info about how to add a Sphinn button to the Share This WP plugin. If you use Social Bookmarking Reloaded, like me, you […]

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