Author Archives: Joe Hall

Bloggers deserve real tips not stolen goods!

By | August 26, 2008

Allen Stern just wrote a post in response to a post that Seth Godin wrote. Both of these men are exploring ways to compensate content creators, such as bloggers. They both are recommending that users click on the ads that bloggers display. Godin calls this a form of tipping. As you can assume there are […]

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Hitwise data misses the mark when it comes to Real Estate.

By | July 28, 2008

Not long ago, Marketing Pilgrim posted about some Hitwise data on real estate search terms and real estate web sites. As expected Realtor.com did very well ranking #1 as both the most visited real estate web site and the most used real estate search term. This wasn’t much of a surprise to those in the […]

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Cuil’s Numbers Just Don’t Add Up!

By | July 28, 2008

From Cuil: Cuil searches more pages on the Web than anyone else—three times as many as Google and ten times as many as Microsoft. Then maybe someone can help me understand these searches I ran: Am I missing something?? Saying that you are bigger than Google is a damn big statement, and I would think […]

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Top 5 National Real Estate Franchise Web Sites

By | July 2, 2008

UPDATE: I wrote an updated version of this post, with lots more data here. Earlier today Janet Meiners posted an awesome post at MarketingPilgrim.com about the top ten most visited real estate web sites. One of the things that surprised me the most was that there was only one national franchise site in the list. […]

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ICANN Hands Out SEO Gold Nuggets to Large Corporations

By | June 27, 2008

Internet regulator ICANN recently voted to over haul the way it handles web addresses. Starting next year they will allow companies the ability to register their brands as TLDs. Which means we can start to expect www.mickey.disney. You can read more about the decision here. What I am concerned about is all of the large […]

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Google Shows Gay Porn In Ads

By | June 19, 2008

Search Engine Round Table just pointed out that Google is now displaying a gay rights flag with in the SERPs for the term “gay”. There is much interest in this for various reasons that I am not going to discuss here. In Search Engine Round Table’s original post they stated that the gay pride flag […]

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RE/MAX is the most searched for Real Estate company on the internet.

By | June 11, 2008

A recent article at MarketingPilgrim.com shows that RE/MAX is the most searched for real estate company on Google. The article, which talks about how to best use an internet marketing technique known as Search Engine Optimization (SEO), shows that RE/MAX beats all of it’s competitors including CENTURY 21, Prudential, Coldwell Banker, and Keller Williams in […]

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OIVillage.com is born!

By | April 16, 2008

One weekend while I was still in college I was hanging out with a friend of mine. He was browsing myspace on my computer and stumbled upon one of the many myspace groups that I belonged to. Next thing I hear is, “Hey man, all these people look like you!” When I looked at the […]

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Just Checkin In…

By | June 17, 2007

Ok, so I know that I haven’t written anything here in a long time. I wonder how many times that last sentence is written in blogs? Well, anyways I am writing this entry to update those that care, about a few changes that have been going on. I am now on my second month as […]

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Palestine Peace Not Apartheid

By | December 3, 2006

Last night before I went to bed I turned on the TV and saw former President Jimmy Carter talking with Chris Matthews on MSNBC. For an hour the former President sat down and had an honest thought provoking discussion about the Middle East. Never before have I seen a former president speak with such articulaton […]

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TV Interview

By | November 30, 2006

Earlier today I did an interview with WPDE ABC 15 about the charity auction that I am organizing. The interview will air tonight at 6pm. I am going to try and tape it and post it here. WPDE ABC 15 http://www.wpde.com/default.asp Auction Site http://www.aringforabetterworld.org

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