Online reputation management: How to clean up or eliminate unfavorable search results

No matter how good your business is, you’re bound to get some bad press at some point. It’s a part of business but wouldn’t be so bad… if it didn’t appear on the first page of a Google search result! Somehow, bad news or reviews seem magnetized to the very top of search results, and […]

I think drop.io is the coolest thing ever

When I’m not writing for businesses, I’m writing for magazines, which requires me to pitch article ideas. The problem is: Editors want to see writing samples (“clips” is the lingo) and I’ve got a bunch and I want to send more than one or two but I don’t want to send a 10MB file of […]

I want to like Squidoo: Objections about Squidoo’s strategy (and a way forward)

Image via CrunchBase Squidoo is a site that allows users to build “lenses” and add various types of modules to create content. There are text and image modules, interactive modules, and sales-related modules (connected to Amazon, etc). I love the idea of Squidoo because I believe in content and I think giving people the power […]