As search engines become more sophisticated in serving up results — called SERPs (search engine results pages) — they are looking beyond keywords and rewarding websites that use topic clusters. These are pillar topics with a clusters of subtopics relating to the core topics.
In crawling your site Google and other engines will view you as an authority if they detect these clusters. That’s assuming, of course, that the content is original, well written and adds value for your readers. Read More→
One of the easiest and most effective ways to stay in touch is with the power of the personal note with a “thank you” to a business associate.
In research I’ve conducted, I ask the question, “How many of you send out personal notes?” I also ask, “How many of you receive personal notes or cards from clients or business associates.”
As a follow up, I ask, “Has anyone received notes of appreciation, and how does that make you feel?” I trust you know the answer to this last question.
It’s not only polite to send thank-you notes; it can lead to new business from appreciative recipients. Read More→
I’ve done some traveling in the past few weeks, mostly on Delta. I book my flights online and always pick an aisle seat, if one is available.
But I’ve noticed that when I hand in my boarding pass, the airline almost aways assigns me to a different seat, often in the back of the plane in a cramped center seat.
Because I ride economy class, I guess they feel they can push me around. It happened again on my return to Sarasota this past weekend. Read More→