What Can Happen if A Blog Post Goes Viral? Here’s the Buzz!

What's all the Buzz about Viral Marketing?Soooo…last summer I wrote a blog about my Pop’s Carpenter Bee Traps that he made for me (because they were driving me CRAZY on the farm — and eating holes in my cabin!) I helped build them. Well, mostly I got in Pop’s way and made him stop repeatedly so I could take photos for my blog. You know me, I wanted to help my blog readers who might ALSO have this problem. I wanted a good, step-by-step DIY guide to help them figure out how build one for themselves!

This week, that year-old blog went viral and — suddenly — I had requests from readers to see if I would either 1.) Loan out Pops (not happening, folks) or 2.) See if he would make one, or two for them. Continue reading

Online Gaming: My Unconventional Experiment in Marketing

Online Gaming as an Experiment in MarketingI’ve recently started playing an online game in my *cough* free time. Since I have it on my phone, it happens during those moments I used to spend learning something — reading articles I’d saved, checking email obsessively, and similar pursuits. But, I’m having quite a bit of fun with it and I’m testing out some… are you ready… marketing theories! Continue reading

Louisville Ky Real Estate Professionals: FindHomesInLouisvilleKY.com is For Sale!

 

Great Domain for Louisville Real Estate AgentIn an attempt to lower the number of domains I currently own, I’m selling one this week over on GoDaddy Auctions:

FindHomesInLouisvilleKy.com

It’s a great little domain for SEO and only has a single bid (for $101) right now. If you are a real estate agent, brokerage, or builder in the greater Louisville Kentucky area — you may want to pitch your bid into the mix.

But don’t wait — the auction only lasts for 7 days! Thanks for looking!

Hummingbird, Google, and Your Site’s SEO

Search Engine SEO for ContentAbout a month ago, Google quietly released Hummingbird – a change to the Google search algorithm. Unlike the Panda and Penguin Updates (which only tweaked the existing structure), Hummingbird represents a change to the entire structure of Google’s search engine. The last big change was back in 2010 with the Caffeine release and that was primarily for “a new web indexing system” according to Google’s blog, and was not a variation in the way the search itself performs. Hummingbird IS. Continue reading