Mentos, Diet Coke + The Age of Conversation

The Age of Conversation re-launches today on with the Age of Conversation Bum Rush. If you haven’t bought or borrowed a copy yet and are wondering what all the tweets, twits and talk is about, let me fill in the blanks: The Age of Conversation is an anthology of the bite-size nuggets of new […]

Post comments like a madman with CommentKahuna

CommentKahuna is Windows software that can be freely downloaded for the price of an email address from PortalFeeder. It is designed to search for blog posts that rank in Google for a particular phrase and makes it easier to comment on them. Once you’ve typed in your keyword phrase it will locate up to 50 […]

Linklings: Trust, Disclosure and Pain

DISCLOSURE BREEDS TRUST. John Chow’s post on blog credibility highlights the need for transparency in blogging and points out the often overlooked importance of the About page. As we all begin to use more and more social networks, a centralized “About Me” page is going to be more important. Identity is the foundation of trust […]

Radiohead makes millions with free digital content

While the AP headline may be “Most Fans Paid $0 for Radiohead Album”, half the real story is buried in the piece and the other half isn’t really there at all. In October, Radiohead offered up their latest release “In Rainbows” as a digital download on their website with a “fill in the blank” price […]

Are you a webpreneur? Join me at Bizquarium

A quick programming note — as my project backlog is beginning to even out I’m going to be returning to a posting schedule of 3 to 5 times a week here on SMOblog. I’ll be doing about the same over at Bizquarium What is Bizquarium you ask? I think it’s going to be a fun […]

Need an RSS feed for DealDotCom’s daily deal?

I’ve been experimenting with developing an RSS feed for DealDotCom for another project and I think I have it mostly licked. I’ve been testing it in the sidebar here at SMOblog, and it seems to be working fine. What is Deal Dot Com? If you haven’t heard, it is essentially a clone of for […]

Google has me comfortably numb

I really enjoyed a comment by mlankton on my earlier post “Living in the Google Biosphere: The dreaded paid link”. In it, mlankton said: I’m with Google on this one. They made the better search engine. They made the yardstick for sites to measure themselves with. They have an interest in serps and pagerank meaning […]

Customize your RSS feed for BlogRush

So far I like BlogRush a lot and think it has great potential. One of the problems I see with it that can be improved upon then is that you cannot select what posts you would like to promote via BlogRush with your syndication credits. Why syndicate what you had for breakfast across the network? […]

BlogRush promotes your blog while you sleep

One of the best ways to promote your blog is to increase your exposure within your niche of the blogosphere. BlogRush has just arrived on the scene and promises to do exactly that with the added bonus that about the only thing you need to really do to get started is to signup for free, […]

The 24 Hour Challenge: Internet Marketing Without Sleep

I’m going to string myself out on coffee and spend the next 24 hours straight promoting The Age of Conversation online. Not only do all profits from the book go to a worthy cause, the book itself is a virtual smorgasbord of inspiration and ideas from 100+ marketing professionals across the world. I’ll be liveblogging […]