If there’s one business model that somes up the diverse websites that fall under the web2.0 and social media banner it’s the freemium business model. For the podcast we interviewed Miles Galliford from SubHub who not only operates a freemium business but he runs a platform that allows you to quickly and easily set up your own freemium subscription publishing website.
Miles shares his experience of working with premium publishers and business below.
We get to interview some great people for our podcast but sometimes being part of a bigger podcast they can get a little lost. So we’ve started taking our favourite inteviews and uploading them to blip.tv to make them easy to find and listen to.
This time we’ve got the poster boy of link analysis Rand Fishkin from SEOmoz we asked him about swithing from a consultancy business to a SaaP model and what he’s learn’t about search engines building his own index of the web.
Online PR is a bit of a battleground between various disciplines all of whom think they are best qualified to deliver the service. But the best practitioner haven’t got involved in the debate they’ve just been busy delivering great work. One of the most respected proponents of online PR is Stephen Waddington.
In the podcast interview available below I asked him about how to get started in Online PR, what makes it different from offline and our shared interest of “The Apprentice”
Ahead of SES London we’ve been lucky enough to interview a few of the speakers at the event. When we saw the agenda though there was someone who sprung out as someone we really wanted to interview, Brian Clifton.
We were hugely fortunate to interview Seth Godin for our podcast this month. We’re huge fans of his work here at SiteVisibility so it was a bit of a dream come true. He’s written some of the most important and influential business and marketing books of the last ten to fifteen years, but you don’t have to take our word for it.
James and his ‘Dragon’ collegues are famed for their tough negotiation skills and astute judgement but what does one of the UK’s most high profile investors getting involved in SEO mean for the UK search industry. Read on
Around a year ago, I started in my new role as Resource and Project Manager. One of the problems we were having was keeping track of all the small tasks we did for our clients. Unlike web projects which usually consist of large tasks ie design phase, build phase, alpha, beta etc, with Search Engine Optimisation, the work is usually split into much smaller tasks and done by a variety of specialists.
The joys of tracking time
We tried various ways of keeping track of all the tasks that were completed for each client but found that we were ending up with a large amount of spreadsheets, no way of tracking exactly who did the tasks (being a small team tasks were often swapped around and there was no record of this) and exactly how many hours were spent on each task.
After looking into a variety of time tracking solutions we came across Intervals (http://www.myintervals.com/). What we liked about Intervals was its ability to be adapted to the way that out individual company worked.
Intervals is actually more suited to larger projects than the ones we work on but it’s fairly easy to adjust it. Read on