Ryan Fujiu

Ryan Fujiu

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Online SEO Tools – The Ultimate Collection
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Online SEO Tools – The Ultimate Collection

[Ann Smarty](https://www.searchenginejournal.com/author/ann-smarty/) from [Search Engine Journal](https://www.searchenginejournal.com), recently wrote a great article reviewing all of the [SEO tools](https://www.searchenginejournal.com/seo-tools/7299/) out there. If you are an SEO or want to be one, I highly recommend checking it out.

Weird Asia News Design Contest
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Weird Asia News Design Contest

I was just reading [Weird Asia News](http://www.weirdasianews.com) and noticed that they are having a [design contest](http://www.weirdasianews.com/2008/05/21/weird-asia-news-design-contest/). If you are a designer and are looking to win a PS3 I highly recommend checking it out. The contest seems like a fun thing to do and it would be interesting to see what type of designs people come up with do to the theme of the website.

What is a #1 Google Ranking Worth?
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What is a #1 Google Ranking Worth?

[Aaron Wall](http://www.seobook.com) wrote an interesting article the other day about the [value of a Google ranking](http://training.seobook.com/google-ranking-value). As we already know being number 1 on Google can drastically affect your business, but the question is, what is it worth? According to the data that AOL released a while back the number 10 listing gets 14x less clicks than the number 1 listing. And to go one step further, 89% of the clicks that users make when searching, happen to be on page 1.

SEO Catchup
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SEO Catchup

There has been a lot of new stuff been going around the SEO industry lately, so I thought I would do a quick blog post talking about the two things that were interesting for me:

Banner Blindness Gets Creative
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Banner Blindness Gets Creative

When most companies are trying to create buzz they usually ask bloggers to blog on their company or they higher a marketing firm to do it for them. Although these are not bad ways to create buzz, with a bit of creativity you can create an organic buzz around your company.

Why You Have To Attend Search Marketing Expo
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Why You Have To Attend Search Marketing Expo

As many of you already know, last year Danny Sullivan and Chris Sherman kicked off the [Search Marketing Expo](http://searchmarketingexpo.com/) (SMX). The conference series started with [SMX Advanced](http://searchmarketingexpo.com/advanced/) in Seattle and it was a hit. Compared to most conferences, people actually came away learning new information as well as actually being happy with conference food for the first time (no more boxed lunches).

Are you are Shoeperstar?
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Are you are Shoeperstar?

[Shoemoney](http://www.shoemoney.com) is throwing a contest called [Shoeperstar](http://www.shoeperstar.com/) where one lucky winner is going to get an all paid expense trip to [SXSW](http://sxsw.com/), plus $1000 in spending cash.

Come to Vegas and party like a rockstar
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Come to Vegas and party like a rockstar

Shoemoney is throwing a [contest](http://www.shoemoney.com/2007/10/24/come-to-vegas-party-like-a-rockstar-at-pubcon-on-us/) where one lucky winner will get to hang out with [Shoemoney](http://www.shoemoney.com/shoemoney-biography/), [Dax Herrera](http://www.biggnuts.com/), [Rebecca Kelley](http://www.seomoz.org/team/rebecca), [Greg Hartnett](http://greghartnett.com/), [David Dellanave](http://www.dellanave.com/), and [me](http://www.quicksprout.com). The contest is simple… all you have to do is write a blog post about why you should win the Roll With The Rockstars contest and post your link in the [comments](http://www.shoemoney.com/2007/10/24/come-to-vegas-party-like-a-rockstar-at-pubcon-on-us/#comments).
So do you want to hang? Then you better start writing!

Who's going to Blog World Expo?
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Who's going to Blog World Expo?

On November 8th and 9th I will be at [Blog World Expo](http://www.blogworldexpo.com/). I will be speaking on advanced money making techniques on the 9th. If you want to learn about making money via blogging or just anything about blogging I highly recommend attending the conference. People like [Brian Clark](http://www.copyblogger.com), [Shoemoney](http://www.shoemoney.com), [Greg Hartnett](http://greghartnett.com/), and [Matt Mullenweg](http://www.wordpress.com) will be there.
So anyone attending?

SMX Social Media
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SMX Social Media

There are only a few more days left till [SMX Social Media](http://searchmarketingexpo.com/social/). If you haven’t registered I highly recommend doing so for the following reasons: