6 Things You Don’t Know (but think you know) about SEO

November 30, 2007 - Written by Gyutae Park  

In a popular SEO article that received over 50 votes on Sphinn last week, Vinny Goldsmith outlines 6 things that he knows (thinks he knows) about SEO. However, I felt the need to refute every single one of his points. Who do you think is right?

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Interview with Prija from Blogging the Movie

November 29, 2007 - Written by Gyutae Park  

prija.jpgIn the third edition of Winners’ Circle, I had the privilege of interviewing Prija Phaphouampheng of Blogging the Movie. Prija was last week’s Winner of the Week and has made a nice name for himself through his recent blogging documentary venture. Interested in what he has to say? Learn more about him in this Winners’ Circle interview.

Name: Prija Phaphouampheng
Age: 25

Average monthly income: Through Blogging the Movie I currently only make a little over 2 hundred. However, my current Free Car giveaway promotion is running at 1.5k a month, but it’s all reinvested for marketing purposes for the documentary.

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8 Reasons Why You Need a Business Partner

November 28, 2007 - Written by Gyutae Park  

handshake.jpgMany people think they can go about this Internet world alone and keep all of the profits for themselves. Although a few people have gone this route and have been successful, in the long run it is much better to find a business partner and work as a team. Lone rangers, beware. Below is a list of benefits a business partner provides.

  1. More ideas
    Ever hear of the saying that there is strength in numbers? Well this case is no different. A business partner means more ideas coming from different backgrounds.

Posted in Articles, Business Motivation | 13 Comments

Guerilla Marketing Tactic #2 – Stealthy Business Card Book Insertion

November 27, 2007 - Written by Gyutae Park  

bookstore.jpgBeing my studious self, I once visited a local Barnes & Noble to check up on some of the latest business books. While flipping through Robert Kiyosaki’s Rich Dad, Poor Dad, I came across a small business card wedged between some of the pages in the book. What kind of business card you ask? It was a business card for a local financial services firm in the area. Thinking that this may have been some sort of misplaced bookmark, I went back to the shelves to see if this was actually done intentionally. Lo and behold, in each of Kiyosaki’s popular money books was a business card strategically hidden between the pages.

Posted in Articles, Guerilla Marketing Tactics | 11 Comments

6 Reasons Why You Need User-Generated Content

November 26, 2007 - Written by Gyutae Park  

typing.jpgUser generated content is basically anything on your site that enables visitors to publish something publicly. This can come in the form of blog and forum posts, comments, and multimedia uploads.

Why you need user-generated content

Many times you may feel that you want complete control over the content of your site, and in some instances this is totally appropriate. Controversial sales pages come to mind. However, in most cases, user-generated content can be beneficial in a variety of ways. We’ll go into the advantages below:

  1. More activity
    With user generated content, there is more activity on your site. Frequent updates lead to visitors constantly coming back for more.

Posted in Articles, Internet Marketing | 6 Comments

Winner of the Week – Blogging the Movie

November 25, 2007 - Written by Gyutae Park  

Every week I will be choosing a winner from the world of Internet marketing. These winners are people with brilliant ideas or products that have big potential. Are you worthy of being mentioned as Winning the Web’s winner of the week?

This week’s winner is Prija Phaphouampheng of Blogging the Movie. His goal is to travel the world to meet prominent bloggers and to create the first ever professional blogging documentary. It’s a great idea that I think will generate a lot of interest at least in the Internet marketing circle. There are hundreds of bloggers making a good living off of advertising and affiliate income and I think a documentary will help to validate blogging as a profession and to break the stereotype of bloggers being deadbeat losers who can’t get a “real” job.

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Receive a Free Blog Audit & Improve Your Blog Now

November 23, 2007 - Written by Gyutae Park  

magnifying-glass-2.jpgEvery week, I will be giving away free comprehensive blog audits. These include a detailed analysis of your site’s targeted keywords, optimal site architecture for search engines, and on-page factors such as title tags, header tags, etc. Basically, I will be personally explaining to you what you can do better with your blog to increase search engine rankings for the most profitable keywords, grow your blog readership, and make more money blogging. You don’t want to miss out on this!

So how do you get a free blog audit?

In order to receive a free blog audit, all you have to do is just fulfill the 2 requirements below:

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Is Your Site Worthy of Black Friday-like Crowds?

November 23, 2007 - Written by Gyutae Park  

bfriday.jpgFirst of all, I’d like to wish everyone a wonderful and happy Thanksgiving holiday. I hope you all had a great time celebrating and giving thanks – maybe even stuffing yourself with a huge dinner of turkey, corn, and mashed potatoes. I know I did. Anyway, I think it’s quite ironic that the day after giving thanks for what we have, we go out shopping for deals trying to horde new things that we don’t have. To me, Black Friday is an oxymoron and a contradiction to the Thanksgiving spirit. If we’re really thankful and content, why do we need more? But hey, that’s America for you and as an Internet entrepreneur and publisher there are many ways to profit from it. Is your site worthy of Black Friday-like crowds? Some people wait up to 12 hours in the blistering cold so they can give their money away to retailers for hot deals. In this post, we’ll go into how you can replicate this model for your own site and have customers begging to do business with you.

Posted in Make Money Online | 2 Comments

9 BIG Methods to Pump Up Your Blog Comments

November 20, 2007 - Written by Gyutae Park  

pump.jpgI keep coming back to the idea that image is everything in the online world and I’m going to revisit this concept again in today’s post – how to pump up your blog comments. If you have a relatively new blog, your main objective is to attract new readers and gain a steady stream of subscribers and visitors. First and foremost, you’re going to have to portray the right image. A lot of people scoff at new blogs and don’t give them a fighting chance, simply because they are new and unproven. How do you combat this? One way is to pump up your blog comments. New visitors on your site will see the large blog comment counts and be encouraged to join in on the discussion themselves. It really works so make sure you try all of the methods below. Blog comments, we are going to PUMP you up. Are you ready?

Posted in Articles, Blogging | 61 Comments

Blog Audit Week 2 Winner – McBilly.com

November 19, 2007 - Written by Gyutae Park  

Congratulations to McBilly for winning week 2 of the Winning the Web Blog Audit Contest. Every week, I will be choosing a lucky winner and providing a blog audit – including SEO, monetization, and site structure. If you’d like to win next week, make sure you submit an entry for the Weekly Blog Audit Contest.

Now onto McBilly.com…


First of all, I’d like to say that the blog layout and design is simply beautiful. I really like the custom banner you have on the top. The colors are engaging and your attractive design makes me want to learn more about your blog. Nice work.

Posted in Blog Audits | 9 Comments

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