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Seth Godin did a blogging seminar a few days ago. Zen Copy posted a series of tweets about it. Ryan Healy tweeted about the tweets. And now I'm going to blog about a few of them. Credit where credit is due.

The first tweet that caught my eye:

Coin a term or two - be...
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David Frey asked his Twitter followers a question this morning:

QUESTION: I'm building a new blog. Should I use a commenting system like Disqus or Facebook comments? What say you?

I'd been thinking of blogging on the subject, so I guess today's the day.

I, for one, don't like third party comment systems, for a...
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Dan Thies and Leslie Rohde are launching Link Liberation 2.0 today. It looks like a great product, but the price tag is going to be hard for a lot of people to swallow. Scratch that. It's going to be impossible. Fortunately, you have an alternative.

Link Liberation is a combination of SEO/link building training and...
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Back in July, Shane Snow posted an article on Mashable titled HOW TO: Use Game Mechanics to Power Your Business.

Common game elements like points, badges, leaderboards, and levels are proven (and increasingly popular) ways to engage customers and encourage profit-driving consumer behavior. Foursquare is a great example of why these work.

At the time,...
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In Shawn Collins' FeedFront Magazine, Nick Usborne wrote:

We figure that if we take a list of a few hundred long tail keyword phrases, we can write an article around each, and then make out like a bandit with free search engine traffic.

Realizing how much work is involved to do that, we may start...
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If you follow me on Twitter, you may have noticed that I tweet more than I used to. No, you won't find out more about my breakfast habits or what color socks I'm wearing -- most of the increase comes from sharing more links to useful stuff I come across.

I'm still not anywhere near...
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It's time for us to talk, face to face. Today.

I'm putting the finishing touches on a new website where internet marketers will be able to review each others' websites, brainstorm, and discuss internet marketing via webcam. Until it officially launches next week, all sessions will be free, so you can get a taste of...
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A few days ago, I mentioned how important having a "mastermind group" is in learning internet marketing. It's one of the best ways to get quick feedback on the flaws in your marketing, and what opportunities you may have overlooked. I promised to share more about how to build a mastermind group in my next...
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[Update: Check the comments -- there's a reasonable explanation after all.] Mike Filsaime's new Twitter/Facebook client app has generated a lot of buzz the last few days. For the most part, it looks like a great idea and a useful app (I've noted some of the problems with the beta version in my previous post...
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What's the best way to keep up with your Twitter friends? You've got 3 options:

On the Twitter website

In an RSS feed reader

Using a dedicated Twitter client

On the Twitter website

There's a reason why so many Twitter clients have been created. I'm not saying the Twitter website is horrible, but it's n...
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