• Search engine industry

    The Cre8asiteforums Domain is for Sale – Make an Offer

    Own a piece of Internet history. Make an offer for the domain and associated domains. The online community launched in 1998 and grew to global recognition in the web marketing and design industries until closing in May 2018. Well-known throughout the search engine marketing industry for nearly two decades, Cre8asiteforums ran from its earliest roots as a club in 1998 to its final closing as an online forums in May 2018. The domain is available for sale. The history of the community goes back to the pioneering days of website promotion, search engines and web design. Many leading CEO’s were once administrators or moderators, with several staff being hired by Google or enterprise marketing agencies through their exposure at Cre8asiteforums.…

  • AEO,  Search engine industry,  Usability

    Adding Relevancy to Your AEO for SEO Strategy

    AEO is one of the latest buzzwords used by digital marketers focused on search engine rank. Answer Engine Optimization (AEO) brings SEO one step closer to usability and accessibility territories. I was invited to substitute for Marie Hayes, a long time friend in the SEO industry, for a series of webinars out of SEMRush, makers of SEO tools, training and well written educational blog. The topic is AEO for SEO, which would normally not be in my wheelhouse. However, the master mind of the website series, Jason Barnard,  in his investigation into AEO, realized that optimization for answers is powerless without adding human elements to the search engine algorithms. In other words, this is a continuation, if not a robust…

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    From Kim,  Historical Cre8pc,  Search engine industry

    Danny Sullivan Was My Life Line, Literally

    Danny Sullivan has no idea the role he played in my life, but he’s about to find out. His recent decision to pursue new endeavors seems like a good time to tell him. In 1996, I was the webmaster for a magazine publishing company.  I was assigned to the publication about the Internet. I got the job because I taught myself HTML, owned Cre8pc.com, and animated the magazine’s mascot, which impressed the magazine editor. He had given me my first big break. It was my job to convert the print version from MAC to PC for the website version I was hired to build, maintain and promote. As someone who majored in Journalism in college, seeing my byline in the…

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    Internet Marketing,  Search engine industry

    Blockmetry Tests Show Analytics Blocking is Real

    When Geology.com beta tested Blockmetry, their discoveries were surprising.  The website depends on its ad revenue for survival and like other web properties that do, ad blocking software is a growing issue. “While using Blockmetry, we learned that ad blockers were removing about 30% of the ads served on Geology.com. We never expected the number to be that high.” — Source: Why Webmasters Should View Their Sites With an Ad Blocker Blockmetry, new software being developed by ex-Googler, Pierre Far, was announced quietly in March 2016 and picked up by Cre8asiteforums. Today, the company is starting to get the word out. Blockmetry trouble shoots.  News and educational sites, for example, track ad blockers, analytics, privacy invasion and more but may not be receiving accurate…