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  • SEO 101
    SEO 101: Why you can't afford to ignore SEO
    According to Statistic Brain, the average Google searches per day in 2012 surpassed 5 billion! I'm sure you can already see why it is so important that your website is showing up in the Google search result pages (SERPs). So, what exactly is...
  • What does Google 'Hummingbird" mean for writers?
    Google ‘Hummingbird’ may be good news for online writers
    Online writers looking to attract the attention of super search engine Google may soon discover that what worked a decade ago no longer works. Unlike Google Penguin and Panda, Hummingbird is more than an update. Google Hummingbird is a new...
  • 3 Exciting ways to prepare to write your resume
    3 Exciting ways to prepare to write your resume
    Getting ready to enter the job market and search for your ideal job starts with a lot of research and assessment. The most important part of beginning to job search is to take the time to clearly identify the needed components for your resume. A...
  • Keywords
    Tips for choosing correct keywords
    Whether you are working with programs like Google AdWords, or you are just looking to bring more relevant traffic to your site, one thing that you need to be concerned with is choosing correct keywords. Keywords are what draw searchers to your...
  • Search Engine Optimization
    Search engine optimization can be uniquely fixed to a small business website
    In two previous articles, there was quite the interesting discussion of changes being made as on how Google has been performing updates to algorithms. That, how those particular changes will affect the business not only market and make search...
  • Meet Your New Robotic Hiring Manager
    Application Tracking Software – Brings Out the Robot in You
    Job seeking is challenging and often leads to frustration. Professionals browse for the right jobs, keep an eye out for profile fits, and send in their resume expectantly but often do not receive a response, any response, from the myriad of job...
  • Resume
    5 Things to Leave Off of Your Resume
    When you start to look up hints and tips on resume writing online, you will find a number of websites and support guides that claim to help you write the perfect resume. Most of us are aware of the fact that your resume is extremely important and...
  • Executive
    5 Things Your Executive Resume Must Do
    If you think your executive resume’s primary purpose is to list your major accomplishments, I’d like to give you something else to think about. Your executive resume should do at least 5 things well.1. First, it should set you apart...
  • Do You Still Need Exact Match Domains?
    Do You Still Need Exact Match Domains?
    During the early days of the Internet, exact match domains (EMDs) were a locked-in way to jump to the top of the search results for a specific phrase, and it made it easier for visitors to go directly to the site, bypassing the need for SEO. As an...
  • Most Popular LinkedIn Buzzwords in the US - 2012
    Overused buzzwords on LinkedIn: 2012's most popular
    If you’re a LinkedIn member living in America, odds are you describe yourself as ‘analytical’ and ‘responsible’.The popular networking website released its most popular buzzwords seen on members’ profiles in...
  • Resume Planning
    Changing Your Resume for Each Company
    A recruiter once gave me an excellent tip when she said to change my resume every time I applied for a job. Why I asked? She told me that company recruiters will often use a keyword search to select the candidates that they feel matches the...
  • Resume
    Create Excitement with Your Resume
    Take a look at your resume with fresh eyes – can you honestly say that it is written well enough to get an employer’s interest? It is easy to forget just how many people you may be up against when it comes to applying for a job and...
  • Twitter
    Homeland Security forced to release list of words used to monitor social media
    If you're considering tweeting about pork, a vacation in Mexico or exercise, think again. Those words could trigger closer scrutiny by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS).On Saturday, the UK Daily Mail reported that DHS was forced to...
  • Creating keywords is something you must do right
    How to choose the right keywords for your SEO campaign
    You need to choose the right keywords to attract your ideal customers to your web site or blog. I will show an example of how to do that right and how to do that wrong.How to choose the right keywords My friend Daphne has a dance studio. Daphne...
  • Job Seekers at Eastbay Works Oakland One-Stop Career Center
    Best ways to search for jobs online
    Many of the unemployed and those looking for a new career have been searching and searching without any luck. Some job searchers may find that all they're missing is one instrumental puzzle piece: knowing how to search for positions online....