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About Pat NessThe happy man you see smiling on the left is me. My name is Pat Ness and I’m the founder of Social Media Blog Master (SMB Master). I’m a self employed internet marketer and web strategist with a background in web design, graphic design, SEO, WordPress, affiliate marketing, and blogging. Since 2001, I’ve happily helped one on one over 320 brands with their business adventures online. I have a passion for inspiring and teaching people on the web how to become a leader online and create a lifestyle they love.
I'm extremely excited to be speaking at WordCamp Toronto this weekend about choosing a theme for your WordPress website. In my opinion, choosing the right theme is one of the most important decisions one can make when building their online presence. For more details about my presentation click here. Update: Tickets are SOLD OUT for [...]
NameChk.com - This website allows you to check your username availablility on various social media websites. AppSumo.com - This is a great deal site for website owners. AppSumo is constantly searching for the most innovative, creative, and useful tools out there and aim to bring them straight to YOU, directly and affordably. QRVcards.com - Share [...]
Here is an infographic describing sharing trends on the internet. Discover the best times people click, the best time people share, and other important facts they will help you understand video marketing online.
1. Direct Banner Advertising Selling your own advertising space is one of the most lucrative monetization methods. First and foremost because it enables you to cut out the middleman commissions and to determine your own rates. The most popular banner formats on the web are the 728×90 leaderboard, the 120×600 skyscraper, the 300×250 rectangle and [...]
Is your website driving away customers? If you're committing these site development sins, it could be costing you more than you know. Being cluttered. Your site can't be all things to all people, says Drew Ungvarsky, founder of Grow Interactive, an interactive studio in Norfolk, Va. Be selective about the content you decide to put [...]
Direct response marketers are obsessed with generating leads and making the sale. So much so in fact that they often discount the value of investing in online branding. But even for marketers who live and die by their performance, neglecting to invest in brands is a mistake. Let’s take a look at why. Understanding the [...]
Do a google search of your name and what do you find? If you don't already know make it your New Years resolution to not just find out what comes up but to build and manage your online brand that reflects the professional image you want to portray. Someone’s Google search is very fast becoming [...]
Yes, blogs are a great way to grab the attention of prospective employers or clients and share your expertise in the process. Just ask any serious blogger. Blogs can benefit both established and young professionals and they can inspire the blogger to stay current in their field of expertise. If you’re thinking about blogging, heed [...]