Archive for the Tag 'Google'

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Social media marketing requests are stepping up their game

I’ve been big on posting the latest pitches from those wanting to get inside wine bloggers’ sites with their own plants. Let this one go down historically as the “best yet” for a social media marketing requests… Perhaps “the best ever,” even. They are noticeably evolving in a more sophisticated pitch. Am I tempted? No… […]

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I’m worth $3,718 ~ Good to know that Wine-blog has done something good for me

It’s good to know that Wine-blog has given me some worth. Cellarer.com has all the info on Wine-blog… According to their research. Cellarer: The most popular wine sites: Here is a directory of websites and blogs about wine. The table only shows the top 100 sites out of a list of 500. This exhibits the […]

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Do you care about creating your perfect wine blog title?

Creating your perfect wine blog title is an art… and a science. Jose recently turned me onto my SEO functions, and I began to use them. I stopped using things that I though were ‘sexy” titles. Part of me was feeling, “Whatever, if search engines pick up my stories, then I’ve done my job.” The […]

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Wine Marketing Online ~ How to use the newest tools of marketing to boost profits and build brands

Wine Marketing Online ~ How to use the newest tools of marketing to boost profits and build brands is a powerful new book by Bruce McGechan, published by Wine Appreciation Guild. Bruce McGechan has consulted wine businesses large and small, from one edge of the world to the other. He is the founder and managing […]

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Content Marketers: If you’ve *really* been reading my blog …

Content Marketers: If you’ve *really* been reading my blog, then you know it’s my personal wine journal [Definition of content marketing: Wiki ~ “Content marketing is any marketing format that involves the creation and sharing of media and publishing content in order to acquire customers.”] I have to go on record with this one. Many […]

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Dewey Decimal System and other dinosaurs

Travel agents encounter CheapTickets.com = direct on-line shopping Hotels.com + Avis.com = the inevitable Dewey Decimal System + Encyclopedia Britannica = Google.com Newspapers encounter AOL = On-line publishing Magazines + MSN = On-line “living section” Name the industry + Internet = evolution Wine writers encounter wine bloggers = writers That’s where we’re at with wine […]

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That is a service that we don’t offer…

[Comment today to win the pair of tickets for the Rhone Rangers grand tasting… Drawing this Saturday.] “That is a service that we don’t offer,” was my recent response, inspired by Jose when I asked him, “Can you tell me why I’m asked to give away my high res photography for free all of the […]

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Sometimes, Being Obvious With Marketing Is Just the Best Way to Go ~ Cheeseburger Red

When I decided that I wanted a wine blog, I thought about what the name was going to be. It just seemed that calling it what it was would be the most simple and direct way to go… “Wine Blog” I had bought a piece of sculpture years before, and I knew that I was […]

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Copyright infringement still ticks me off, especially when requests for removal are ignored

Copyright doesn’t mean that people have a right to copy. To to use a synonym that will help those who still think it’s okay to go to Websites and copy content without any attribution, it’s just simple plagiarism. I have to first state that I have no problem with credible business sites aggregating my content, […]

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NoMoreNewStories.com ~ Swimming in a Sea of Queries

NoMoreNewStories.com is a blog posting to store the following information. I’ve had to simply. Incoming Emails have become overwhelming, and my day job workload is very heavy right now. I don’t enjoy simply deleting Emails from people who have taken the time to research and write to me. I value that process and their time, […]