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McDonald’s McIce: Sign of the Times or Cautionary Tale for Overdiversification?

by Mark Boyd on Tuesday, October 28, 2014

I was going through the drive-in at the McDonald’s in my hometown today   Brief history, then highlight the simplicity of what they do, how they do it and how smart they’ve been with expansion (college football cities)     References: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Raising_Cane’s_Chicken_Fingers https://www.google.com/search?q=raising+cane%27s+wiki&espv=2&biw=1600&bih=809&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ei=O54QVIeFHoP3yQTCnoGIAw&ved=0CAgQ_AUoAw#tbm=isch&q=raising+cane’s+dog  

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So What’s Up With Google+? The Sky Is Falling…Import Your Videos To YouTube!

by Mark Boyd on Tuesday, August 26, 2014
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There was a really good article from Barry Schwartz this morning on Search Engine Roundtable talking about the latest change in Google+ and, as always, it’s prompted speculation from all over the web that Google Plus is “dying.”   While there’s merit in the discussion, I do get tired of the negativity and sensationalism…hence the sarcastic title for [...]

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Google Penguin Update and Why You Haven’t Recovered

by Mark Boyd on Tuesday, August 5, 2014
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I read a great article a few days ago by Eric Enge of SearchEngineLand that really drove home some important points for any of you who have found yourselves penalized by Penguin or other algorithm updates Google bestows upon us.   In the article, Enge describes Penguin as “Google’s algorithm for punishing bad SEO link building [...]

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Social Doge

by NeoBlog on Monday, March 31, 2014

What is Doge: Doge is a meme  that became a quickly adopted crypto currency with a HUGE friendly community on /r/dogecoin (reddit)! You may have recently seen them in your Twitter, Facebook, or G+ streams… Or on Forbes, Huffington Post, USA Today, FOX, etc… etc… We (and when I say ‘we’ the Doge community) were able to [...]

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The Good, The Bad, The Blackhat SPAMMER!

by NeoBlog on Tuesday, February 25, 2014
black hat seo

Black Hat SEO This isn’t something that we typically delve into here at MIND as we’re a White Hat agency… however, part of being a good whitehat SEO is knowing what takes place over at The Dark Side!  They promise cookies and what not, but I’d never suggest you try these tactics on a site [...]

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Manual Penalty or Algorithmic Penalty

by Mark Boyd on Tuesday, February 18, 2014
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Ever since Google’s  Penguin update in 2012, it seems like every few months there is another update to the Google search engine algorithm that sends another round of Internet businesses into penalty. And it ain’t pretty. We have had businesses come to us for help who were earning hundreds-of-thousands a month off their website, then [...]

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