Optimize 3.0 Inbound Marketing Blog

Optimize 3.0 Earns Certified Hubspot Partner and Honors Distinction

Posted by Doug Kirk  Jun 16, 2011 2:32:00 PM

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Topics: hubspot, inbound marketing, seo

A Great Screen Capturing Software Free That Provides SEO Benefits

Posted by Doug Kirk  Jun 15, 2011 7:10:00 PM

I stumbled across Screenr the other day when I was researching one of my competitor’s back links.  I clicked through and discovered a great screen capturing software free tool.  The added benefit is that the account provides a pretty high value do-follow link.  I’ve considered a screen capture video of my blog calculator to demonstrate that interactivity and explain with voiceover how it works.   I thought I might have to invest in something like Camtasia (makers of Snag It) which is a great tool.   But I’ve been putting that off with other priorities.  However, as soon as I started playing around with Screenr I knew I was onto something pretty great.    

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Topics: YouTube, Video SEO, video capture software, seo

How to create Video XML Sitemap for Embedded YouTube Video

Posted by Doug Kirk  Jun 13, 2011 11:45:00 AM


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Topics: Blogging Tips, YouTube, Video SEO, XML Video Sitemap, seo

Use This Tool To Determine The Benefit Of Blogging

Posted by Doug Kirk  Jun 8, 2011 2:01:00 PM

Based on Inbound Marketing principles we've built a tool to help you determine the benefits of blogging.  After reviewing data from Hubspot we noticed a positive trend for lead generation for companies that blog.   

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Topics: Blogging Benefits, Blogging Tips, Blog Calculator, Social Media, seo

Difference Between Google Plus 1 Button and Facebook Like Button

Posted by Doug Kirk  Jun 1, 2011 9:41:00 AM

I had the opportunity to listen to a great webinar the other day over at Inbound Now with David Wells http://bit.ly/jowzxZ.  The guest was Rand Fishkin.  Rand’s a founders at SEOmoz and an SEO sage.   When Rand speaks, I listen.

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Topics: Social Media, Facebook, seo

Two Blogs I Like and Why

Posted by Doug Kirk  May 18, 2011 11:18:00 AM

I've long admired two bloggers and since they hold some responsibility for the origination of Optimize 3.0, I wanted to share some specifics about two blogs I like and why.  You might find my reasons interesting as well.   

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Topics: Blogging Tips, Twitter, seo

Business Benefits of Blogging

Posted by Doug Kirk  May 11, 2011 4:29:00 PM

The American Express Small Business Monitor just released their quarterly report.  The use of social media has steadily increased among businesses looking to capture new users.  Below is snapshot:

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Topics: Blogging Tips, Twitter, seo