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Video 70: Using Image Tags Properly on Your Insurance Website

May 6th, 2011Posted by akassover in Insurance Agent Websites, Technology, Videos

Transcript:

*Hi, it’s Aaron from AgentMethods talking about insurance websites.  And hopefully, the raccoon tan is starting to fade a little bit.  It’s spring here in Washington, and I’ve been out snowboarding, and got kind of a funny tan line going on here.  Anyway, I want to talk today about a little bit of technical topic again.  I haven’t talked much about HTML recently, and I thought it would be good to go back and …

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Video 39: WARNING: Your Information is at Risk! Protecting insurance data on wifi networks.

March 24th, 2011Posted by akassover in Business, Insurance Agent Websites, Technology, Tools, Videos

The VPN service I use is Black VPN (get two months free with referral code WWXFCQW). They provide very good instructions on how to set up the VPN once you’ve subscribed to the service.

Transcript:

Hi, it’s Aaron Kassover from AgentMethods talking about insurance websites, and I feel like before I go into today’s talk, I should just do a quick apology if …

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Video 17: Insurance Website. So what exactly is a link, anyway?

February 22nd, 2011Posted by akassover in Insurance Agent Websites, Links, Technology, Videos

We’ve got a little lesson in HTML today, focusing on links. In case you want to take a closer look at the HTML, here’s a copy of the sample link page I was showing in the video:

Link Structure:

Anchor Text

Note that the url can be:

  • Relative to the current page, like “/newpage.html”
  • Absolute, with the complete url like “http://www.domain.com/n…

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Video 12: Myths and Realities of Meta Tags

February 15th, 2011Posted by akassover in Insurance Agent Websites, SEO, Technology, Videos

Related: The Myth of the Magical Meta Tag

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Hi, it’s Aaron Kassover from AgentMethods.  I wanted to talk today about meta tags.  And this something you might have heard people mention.  They are important in certain ways, but I found that there are a lot of myths and misconceptions about how meta tags are used.  So I want to take just a couple of minutes …

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Video 6: What the Heck is a URL (and why should I care)?

February 7th, 2011Posted by akassover in Domain Names, Insurance Agent Websites, Technology, Videos

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Hi, this is Aaron Kassover from AgentMethods.  I wanted to talk to today just for a few minutes about something called URLs, which you might have heard being mentioned.  URLs are kind of a geeky topic, but there is some important vocabulary here, and I think it’s something that’s worth just spending a few minutes to explain because we’ll be talking about it more later.  URLs stand for Uniform Resource Locator and they were invented by a guy name …

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