Improve Your Writing With An Active Voice

When a visitor lands on your page you have at most a few seconds to capture their attention before they reach for the back button. Why waste those few seconds with passive writing?
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The Year In Review: 2006 Stats

After seeing SEOmoz release their stats a little over a week ago, I was inspired to do the same. Hopefully it’s not too far into the new year to make a review of last year seem out of place. If you missed Rand’s post have a look at SEOmoz’s 2006 Stats in Review.
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5 Things You Didn’t Know About Steven Bradley

It’s happened. I’ve been tagged by Yuri so today you get to learn 5 things about me you may not have known before. Before getting on to me though let’s give thanks to Jeff Pulver for starting this game of blog tag. Also thanks to Solo SEO for maintaining The Blog Tag Tree, which I imagine is no easy task as this game of tag spreads.
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Signs Of A Quality Link

Ask enough questions about how to build links and you’ll inevitably hear the answer that you should look for quality links. Just as inevitable will be a lack of explanation about what makes for quality in regards to links. So how do you determine which of several links is best? What are the signs that a link is worth pursuing? How do you recognize a quality link?
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The Perception Of Value And The Decision To Buy

Why do people buy your products? Why do they purchase any product or service? One thing’s for certain, it’s not about the price.

It’s a common fallacy that people buy based on price. Well some do, but most people buy based on value or rather their perception of value. Many small business owners begin their business life with the thought that they will enter their market and simply offer what they have at a slightly lower price and all will be good. In truth it’s not the best or even a good idea. Unless your last name is Walton and you’re an heir to the Wal-Mart throne you won’t be able to compete on price nor should you try.
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