Cool Site of the Day is the original Web awards site. We've been featuring the best web sites since August of 1994!
Call or emial Publisher and SEO expert, Mike Corso, for a free consultation about website optimization, SEO, and digital marketing:
phone: 914 907 9733

About Mike Corso

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“If you observe a really happy man you will find him building a boat, writing a symphony, educating his son, or looking for dinosaur eggs in the Gobi Desert.” – Australian psychiatrist W. Béran Wolfe

Greetings & Thanks for Visiting!

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I’m a web viking and digital marketing ninja (SEO, SEM, email, social media, landing page optimization, lead generation, etc. ) responsible for Cool Site of the Day, the Internet’s oldest directory (launched in 1994).  I’m also Google Adwords Qualified and am one of only .5% with direct access to Google corporate.

One of my goals with Cool Site of the Day is to shine a light on all the cool websites since the beginning of cyber time.

Cool Site of the Day has featured a unique site every day since August of 1994…nearly 9,000 sites!

As for my approach to Internet marketing and SEM, the following quote says it all:

“That which is measured improves. That which is measured and reported improves exponentially.” (Pearson’s Law found on Mark Joyner’s Simpleology)

More background

In 1993, I was the first person to promote music on the Internet for the major record labels (via bulletin boards and primitive websites!). After 5 years working for the music industry, I bought Cool Site of the Day (1998).

I have been quoted in several online and offline publications including The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal and am usually available for interviews and speaking engagements.

Sometimes I find time to offer consulting services…

If you do decide to contact me for a consultation, know that we will FOCUS on keyword research and competitor analysis INTENSELY (believe me, it will save you hours/days/months/years of heartbreak). THEN, you will know if your idea has a shot; if not, I will likely redirect you towards a more lucrative path.

How I spend my free time

Other than my business life, I’m also:

Hoping our paths cross one way or another,

Mike Corso
e-mail: mike AT
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“Mike Corso is incredible. Our heads hurt from the number of good ideas to track down after consulting with him for 30 minutes. Thanks, Mike!” –Jake,

“Thanks for your insight and site evaluation. We have moved from PR3 to PR5 on one of our main landing pages thanks to you. We are on our way up thanks to your professional evaluation and valuable input. We have not implemented all of your suggestions as we have a small staff here. Thanks Again!”  
– Bruce Richards

“Mike Corso will show you the proper way of doing things. There is no hidden agenda, just pure information and action. You must be sleeping at the wheel if you do not get on board with Mike and his ‘Crazy Train’!!” 
David A.

Keep up the good work. You really have a winner of a site, and what a way to help new sites generate the traffic they need when they first launch.”  — John H.

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    December 13, 2010


  • ankara
    January 11, 2011

    You have a wonderful and very informative site

  • Lawrence W. Nagel III
    October 4, 2011

    Professional Skill: Mike Corso, knows business overall and marketing best. He is a motivator, persuasive communicator and strategic thinker with a keen mind for markets and peoples’ wants and needs. He knows how to tap resources and get the most out of it.
    Alway’s a friend; Larry Nagel

    • Mike Corso
      October 4, 2011

      Why, thank you, Mr. Nagel! THAT is going on my testimonials page 🙂

      • Anonymous
        October 4, 2011

        Hey Mike,
        There will be many road blocks along the way to our accomplishments, but it’s failing along the way is how one grows as long as we don’t give up.
        Larry Nagel 

      • Anonymous
        October 4, 2011

        Mike, can you call my cell when you get the message, before tonights open house or afterwards please? Larry

  • Wow, Mike – glad you brought me back here; I can’t believe I haven’t heard of your site before!

    Great diversity of info, nice internet marketing tips… I am off to check out some more.

    • Mike Corso
      October 7, 2011


      Don’t miss this post:

      SEcockpit does everything I do but A LOT FASTER AND EASIER.


      • Gustavo J
        December 4, 2012

        Hello Mike,
        I checked the post you put under Ana Hoffman’s message about SEcockpit “external keyword tool” and the part I liked the most was:
        The keyword profitability data will help you select profitable niches, and big money “buyer keywords”.

        Although, the price is kind of high for the majority of new business owners or entrepreneurs.

        Let us know about another software that can help us with the keyword research.

        Thank you

        • Mike_Corso
          December 12, 2012

          Well, you definitely get what you pay for with SEcockpit but also check Market Samurai–not sure the cost.


  • jeffrey
    December 11, 2012

    My name is Jeffrey Redd. I hope all is well.

    I am writing because you link to and I recently
    was warned about unnatural weblinks hurting my website in Google. Not
    sure if your site was listed as a mistake or not. If you still
    maintain the site and think this was a mistake, please write me back
    and leave the website link.

    Otherwise, please remove any link to our site on the following pages:

    Thank you so much for your time and I am sorry for any inconvenience
    this has caused.

    Take care!

    • Mike_Corso
      December 12, 2012

      Are you saying that Google cited Cool Site of the Day??

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