Howard Larson's Blog – September 2016 Archive (5)

205 SEO Hints: 10 At A Time Part 7

In part 7 we are getting more into the inner workings of your site. What makes a site really work and not work.



60. Parked Domains: A Google update in December of 2011 decreased search visibility of parked domains. So what is a Parked Domain? It is a web address that does nt have a site attacted to it or hosting of a site and is only redirects people to your primary site. A parked domain is NOT a website. Instead, it is…

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Added by Howard Larson on September 22, 2016 at 10:44am — No Comments

205 SEO Hints: 10 At A Time Part 6

Here we are at part 6.



As before today’s list of 10 are all things you could do yourself but might want to outsource. Most of it is just content, content, content.



50. WordPress Tags: Tags are WordPress-specific relevancy signal.  Tagging your pictures is always a good way to ad in keywords.



51. Keyword in URL: Another important relevancy signal. If it fits…

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Added by Howard Larson on September 14, 2016 at 11:54am — No Comments

Lack of sales professionalism

Over the last 6 months I have seen a lack of sales professionalism.

From my companies lead generation work salespeople are handed qualified sales leads and are not able to close them. They are not even hitting a 5% (1 out of 20) closing ratio, and that is after going through an initial leads generation process where the really bad prospects (or do you say…

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Added by Howard Larson on September 9, 2016 at 10:00am — No Comments

Know Your Numbers And The Sales Funnel

A friend of mine, Aki Jackson is always asking the question, Do you know your numbers?



In my business, target marketing and telemarketing for lead generation, I deal with 2 kinds of numbers.



The 1st are what I call the “Magic Numbers” These are the key figures that tell you ahead of time if your business is going to grow or shrink. These could be anything…

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Added by Howard Larson on September 2, 2016 at 11:37am — 1 Comment

Today’s employment report

Today’s employment report says an increase in 177,000



Change in U.S. nonfarm private sector employment.

Small Business 1-49 Employees - +63,000

Midsized Business 50-499 Employees - +44,000

Large Business 500 or more Employees - +70,000



Goods-producing Sector -6,000

Construction -2,000

Manufacturing 0

Service-providing Sector +183,000

Trade, Transportation & Utilities +26,000

Financial Activities +15,000…

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Added by Howard Larson on September 1, 2016 at 11:00am — No Comments

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