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Restore and Reset Your Apple TV to Factory Settings

  Quick fix to restore or reset your Apple TV … TRY THIS BEFORE Using the Procedure Below because restoring your Apple TV using iTunes takes a while. So, if you can load the normal interface menu, but nothing happens when you try to use your remote control, it is possible your remote has become unpaired from the Apple TV, so hold the remote close to the main unit and press and hold the menu button and the left side of the ring button…

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Google Penalizes and Deindexes Paid Blog Networks for SEO Link Building

Google is now attacking a link building strategy that incorporates using paid blog networks where one writes one article then submits it to a service that posts that article with the embedded back links to hundreds or even thousands of sites in their proprietary blog network. Google admits most of their new penalties are using manual research and algorithm overrides in order to deindex or penalize sites using the service. Of course, they are deindexing the sites that sell such services. Google is sending out warnings that…

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Sitemap SEO – Link Building to Sitemap and RSS Feeds

Sitemap SEO SEO has been around for more than a decade and as of this post, not one SEO Expert in the world encourages you to build back links to your sitemap. Let me be the first. Sitemaps were developed to aid in the navigation of sites and to assure that Google and other search engines would index your whole site and even though sitemaps are widespread, SEO consultants overlook them for link building. Brad Fallon gave me my original foundation in SEO and there were…

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Online Reputation Management Top Tips DIY

When people trash your name online, it can kill your business and destroy your personal reputation. In fact, many have committed suicide over what is said about them online. That’s how serious this issue is. Whether the allegations are true or not, when people search for you or your company’s name, if they find dirt it can be devastating even if it’s unfounded. Contacting Google or Bing on the grounds that it’s not true are nearly hopeless. You’ll have two chances of getting…

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Get Indexed by Google Fast Auto Pinger

  If you’ve ever heard of blog and ping then you might have uncovered one of the secrets why blogs are loved by Google. If a blog is well established, then if you make a post, the rss and atom feeds go to work notifying the search engines that there is fresh content on this new post. Sometimes the new content will be indexed by Google in a matter of minutes. The Google bot will visit your new post and scan your content, then…

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How to Find Your Twitter RSS Feed & Profile ID Number

  Twitter has announced that it no longer supports or displays your Twitter feed on their site in plain view; however, there are many reasons you might want to continue to use it, say in a WordPress blog text widget that displays your latest Tweets. As you can see from the link below that the Twitter feed no longer works: https://api.twitter.com/1/statuses/user_timeline.rss?screen_name=GlenWoodfin However, if you want to add a Twitter feed to your WordPress blog in 2015, here is a work around to do it even after Twitter ending public…

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Google Ranks the Word ‘Scam’ High in SEO and Loses Lawsuit

If you’ve ever done any online reputation management (clearing the first page of a Google search for any negative listings for an individual or corporation), you’ve surely noticed that the Google algorithm artificially boosts words like scam, criminal, prison, jail and many negative words unfairly. Not only do they push words that promote slander in their organic search, but it’s just as easy to see this synthetic promotion in their Google Instant Autosuggest feature where a drop down list of possible keyword searches…

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Brad Fallon Changed my Life with SEO

  While living in Rio de Janeiro in 2006, I was frustrated that I couldn’t work as a foreigner in Brazil. I reasoned that if I could learn how to promote things on the Internet, then I could work from anywhere in the world in the American market as long as I could get an Internet connection. Imagining that even if I was old with one tooth and unable to walk, I could still make a living if I could simply lay in bed as an invalid with…

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Is .Com the Best Domain Name Extension for Google Search Engine Ranking?

Is .com the best domain name extension for Google ranking? Glen Woodfin, SEO specialist says yes and tells why.

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Heartwarming Mini Film that Will Make You Smile, Laugh & Cry | Hugh Newman “Validation”

Wow, I was just clicking around on the net and found this serendipity by independent filmmaker, Hugh Newman called “Validation”! This is a mini film that will make you smile when you don’t want to, laugh when you don’t think you can and a few other surprises all wrapped up in this little gem of a movie. It’s about 15 minutes, but worth it. Hugh Newman has resisted monetizing this inspirational video even as his video approaches 10,000,000 viral video views. If you…

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