3 Contradictions in SEO and Social Media Theory

As a freelance writer and web content provider I have been exposed to many different ideas about SEO and social media marketing. Some of the ones I mistrusted, such as keyword stuffing, later turned out to be “black hat” techniques according to Google. Other ones that I had recommended, such as writing blogs that a human would actually want to read, turned out to produce more sustainable, evergreen web content. Outdated ideas about social media could be the same thing, if we give it a second look.

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Swimwear Trends for Spring and Summer 2015

Swimwear is definitely considered rave appropriate gear during the sweltering summer months. What with all of the music festivals, camping trips and pool parties, there will be ample time to rock a bikini or one piece. Even though it’s basically a tiny strip of cloth that barely covers your unmentionables, bathing suits can be notoriously difficult to shop for. We’ve scoped out four current trend in swimwear for the spring and summer of 2015.

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On Supping Through Baja, Mexico

Electronic dance music is more than just a trend, it’s the soundtrack to the digital revolution. That includes the blurring or cultural lines via lighting fast communication on the Internet and the ability to travel all over the world. Let’s start our new travel column off with a place close to home. And what better way to explore it than balanced precariously over a pod of killer whales on your new paddle board? (Supping is the water sport of the digital revolution.)

 

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Common Mistakes to Make on Pinterest

If you’re reading this, you may have managed to set up a Pinterest account for yourself or your business. I hope you were able to fill out your Pinterest profile correctly. Otherwise I’m surprised you made it to this web page. Now it is time to build the brand with engaging social media posts and top quality web content. You should avoid these common pitfalls when starting out on Pinterest.

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Five Biggest Illegal Pot Grows in Recent History

It’s tempting to get off the grid and enjoy nature every once and awhile, but if you’re considering a grow operation then think again. Illegal pot grows are discovered by the park service on a fairly regular basis in North America. These massive fields often have campsites complete with processing stations, dining areas and toilets. It’s enough to make you want to go camping – unless the growers are packing automatic weapons.

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What Is a Mashup? Pt. 2: Random People’s Mashups

What is a mashup? Before I finish my mashup opus – not delusional, just really vain – I wanted to learn more about mashup artists that came before me. Personally I enjoy mashup tracks a lot because they have a lush, full sound that’s just great. It’s kind of like listening to a symphony or Arcade Fire because there are so many instruments and samples in question.

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What Is a Mashup?

The mashup is a relatively new style of remix that is gaining popularity. Since all DJ’s mix beats it’s difficult to point out an original mashup artist or track. All we can do is vaguely define the analogous blob in our minds that is a genre of music. Therefore it is not correct to assume that a mashup has to be narrowly defined in a single style of production such as pop, like some fascist mashup parties do. See the examples below!

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3 Terrible Pieces of Advice People Give About Writing

The online market for freelance writers has peaked as more companies are outsourcing their copy writing to contractors. The lure of working remotely has its advantages for some. Others have found a new economic niche that they fit into on the Internet. Alongside the new industry comes a host of blogs dedicated to the business of writing in the digital age. Copyblogger, Hub Pages, Writer’s Digest and hundreds more traffic in advice on how to make money by blogging online.

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“Canna-Bass” Hash Up Music Video

Not to seem like a total weed freak, but c’mon I did go to Berkeley. The Dirty Electro show is off to a promising start with the “Canna-Bass” Hash Up Music Video now streaming on YouTube. This episode combines your favorite weed related songs in the musical styles of EDM, electro, trap, bass, dubstep and grime; with retro anti-marijuana public service announcements, psychedelic imagery and funny cannabis related cartoons. Plus an original mash up by me, Black Betty. That’s a three dimensional video X reggae song X drum and bass track remix. Is that enough for you? Is it?!

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