The Importance Of Understanding Cultural Differences

Sometimes you come across an article that just makes you laugh. Such was the case when I came across Thieves steal Herman Munster’s identity, which mentioned how someone was caught trying to sell credit card information in a chat room for the fictional tv character. The story made me laugh, but it also brought to mind an important concept in marketing.
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This Week In SEO – 6/22/07

My apologies for a slower than usual posting week. As I mentioned last Friday I had family in town this week and only worked part time. I skipped a couple of posts in order to spend more time collecting stories for today. This week sees the debut of a new category for design and development. I’ve gotten away from posting about both over the last few months and would like to bring back more posts related to design and development issues. Now on with the show.
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Google Analytics And Compete Toolbar Not Playing Nice

I was having a problem with Google Analytics a week or so ago and yesterday Michael Gray was having the same problem. I thought more people might end up sharing our issue with Analytics and figured posting the solution was in order.
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Every Failure Takes You One Step Closer To Success

Marine Corps Emblem
Yesterday while waiting in line I caught a t-shirt with the U.S. Marine Corps emblem and the following quote

Pain is weakness leaving the body

There’s a lot of wisdom in that quote and I wanted to relate it to business. I didn’t come up with a nice compact quote, but here’s the idea.
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Search Friendly vs Search Optimized

Last month Stoney DeGeyter wrote an excellent post about the differences between developing a site to be search engine friendly and one that has been optimized for search engines. Joe Dolson followed that post up with one equally deserving of comment and a little over a week ago Joost de Valk added another post in the chain. Now it’s my turn.
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