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Negative Keywords More Important Now Than Ever

With Google basically removing the concept of a true exact match keyword a few months ago, negative keywords have become more important than ever.  Just to clarify, when you advertise on Google Adwords, you now basically give Google a concept that you want to advertise for, but you don’t get to pick the specific […]

Not Exactly! Google Changed the Meaning of Exact Match Keywords

This is to serve as a warning to you.  A few months back I posted about how you should be very wary of keyword matches when running your Adwords campaigns, and that the default “broad match” that everyone tends to use can cause a lot of wasted budget.  Well, now Google has made things […]

Understanding the basics of SEM, SEO, PPC

After reading some article recently about how business owners don’t understand a lot of the fundamental concepts of search engine marketing, and also having a few people ask me questions that they said they were afraid to ask because they thought it was stupid, I thought I would make an effort to lay out […]

Helping Through Free SEM Talks, Workshops & Social Media Shows

One of my New Years Resolutions was to get out there more and help business owners understand how search works. I will be offering more free search engine marketing workshops, talks, and of course my social media show.  I recently posted to social media an article discussing how 45% of business owners didn’t know […]

New SEM Monday Morning Twitter Show Starting in February

I wanted to announce the launch of a new approach I will be trying.  We will try to do a free search engine marketing related show on Twitter on Monday mornings. To make this work, I need people to submit their questions to me in the weeks prior. I’m going to do the first […]