Forget SEO – It Is A Total Waste Of Time

Now, I know that this is a controversial statement but hear me out before passing judgment on my parentage..

I am NOT saying SEO is dead. You can, with a lot of work rank a website for long tail and low competition keywords, although getting a new site to rank for highly competitive keywords is like peeing into the wind, and is not going to happen whatever those SEO professionals tell you.

 

Do you ever get the feeling that you wished you had not started something? Well that is me at the minute.

I setup this blog many years ago but have not been updating it regularly for a long time. This is the reason that there is no dates on the posts so visitors would not know when the last time it was updated! Sneaky eh?

I designed the theme myself (and before you say it, yes I know it is not that good) I am a poor designer and used a software program called artisteer theme designer. The lazy man in me said that it was about the content not the design so it did not matter too much. Also, my money sites were far more important so I did not bother.

 

Here is a video and a step by step guide to allowing comments on your blog.

If you use wordpress to build a traditional website or e-commerce store then for the bigger part you do not need to have comments activated. However, if you are setting up a conventional blog then it is a good idea to have comments on your site as the more interaction you get from your readers the better it is.

If you want to allow comments on your blog then the following video will show you how to do it in a few simple steps.

 

The Quick Start Challenge (QSC) is starting soon and I have decided to join. Working online can be a lonely place and I thought that this might help me focus on one project rather than the 500 running around in my brain and the group might help to keep me on the straight and narrow….

 

Managing your online reputation is important. The power of the consumer is stronger than ever with the Internet. Consumers can damage you and your business’ reputation very easily with blogs, review sites, social sites like Facebook and even Twitter.

What happens when someone puts your business name into Google? Or Facebook?

If you don’t know it’s time you found out and discovered the traces of your business that people can see there.

What’s said about you and your business on the Web can affect you as well as your company, both positively and negatively.

Are you aware of the looming threats and reputation attacks on your business?
Are you managing your company’s online reputation?