Preventing Wasted Crawls Part 1 of Many

Googlebot loves to crawl: it’ll crawl any thing that looks like a URL, anything it can find in javascript, html, or on the page. If it looks like a URL, Googlebot will try to crawl it. Great for Google, probably great for web users because Google learns more about the web, but it can leadContinue reading “Preventing Wasted Crawls Part 1 of Many”

Initial SEO Decisions for The Dog Way

Quick Discussion of SEO For The Dog Way If you spend a few minutes looking around The Dog Way, you’ll notice there is almost no attempt to optimize the site for search engines. Further, almost all of the content is blocked in robots.txt, and in fact, until three week ago, the entire site was blocked.Continue reading “Initial SEO Decisions for The Dog Way”

Getting SEM Keyword Data From Apache Log Files

The use of adwords with the current form of The Dog Way is difficult because products are supplied through drop ship wholesalers that provide limited inventory and very small margins, but, on the plus side, no need to worry about fulfillment or inventory costs! Because the average gross product might be around $10, and I’mContinue reading “Getting SEM Keyword Data From Apache Log Files”

Blog Intro

Welcome to the first post of Ad Free Marketing! This blog is for online marketers, or for people that like short, stilted sentences mixed in with a few typos, grammatical errors, and the occasional run on sentence. Take your pick. I, with my incredibly talented partner, recently launched TheDogWay.com: a side-passion to experiment with socialContinue reading “Blog Intro”