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Internationalisation Stories – Joost de Valk – Podcast Episode #258

In this week’s Internet Marketing Podcast Andy talks to Joost de Valk about internationalisation. Joost talks about his recent involvement in the migration of The Guardian’s website from a .co.uk domain to a .com domain to satisfy its growing global audience. He discusses the differences between internationalisation and localisation, and how to get the most from each form of optimisation. Finally he gives some advice for small businesses about how to localise a site and gives some recommendations on optimising it for global audiences.

Lowdown on Bitcoin (Part 2) – Adam Kitain and Joey Fiscella – Podcast Episode #257

In the follow up to last week’s Internet Marketing Podcast Andy talks to Adam Kitain and Joey Fiscella, co-founders of MyCoinSolution, about bitcoin. They chat about how the use of bitcoin is rapidly growing with some notable brands now accepting payment by bitcoin. Adam and Joey discuss the various ways in which businesses can accept bitcoin payment, and the positive effect it can have on your marketing – known as the bitcoin bump. They finish by talking about the future of bitcoin and the sizeable communities and enthusiasts around the world.

Lowdown on Bitcoin (Part 1) – Adam Kitain and Joey Fiscella – Podcast Episode #256

In part 1 of this week’s Internet Marketing Podcast Andy talks to Adam Kitain and Joey Fiscella, the co-founders of MyCoinSolution, about bitcoin. They start by explaining the basic premise of bitcoin and how it works using a peer to peer verification system. They then briefly go into mining bitcoin and how you can make money from verifying transactions. Adam and Joey debunk some popular myths about bitcoin and then discuss the advantages of using bitcoin for the retailer and the consumer.

Thinking About DNS – Mark Lewis – Podcast Episode #254

In this week’s internet marketing podcast Andy talks to Mark Lewis, Senior Account Manager at Dyn about Domain Name Systems (DNS). Mark talks through the way in which DNS works, which is a complex system that’s much like a phone directory for websites. He discusses the benefits of outsourcing your DNS to a specialist provider, such as better security and faster speeds for users to reach a site. He then discusses the limitations that can come from having basic DNS, which can ultimately affect brand reputation, decrease revenue and lead to a bad customer experience.

Technical vs Content SEO (Part 2) – Felice Ayling – Podcast Episode #250

In the follow up to last week’s internet marketing podcast on technical SEO, Andy talks to Felice Ayling, Digital Content Director at SiteVisibility, about the effective use of content for SEO. Felice starts by talking about metadata – the stuff in the background of each page that tells Google what each page is about. She then goes on to give some advice about how best to optimise content on site, such as the effective use of headlines, tagging your images correctly and incorporating keywords successfully.

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