Last week I had the honor to speak on a panel at SMX with; Adam Audette president of RKG, Markus Renstrom head of SEO for Yahoo, Jordan Koene head of global content for eBay, Ian McAnerin CEO of McAnerin Intl, and Eric Enge president of Stone temple consulting & co-author of Art of SEO (Great [...]
I just got back from watching the movie Money ball this evening with my wife and I couldn’t help but think about how some of the concepts from the movie also apply to SEO. For those that haven’t seen the movie or read the best selling book its based on, it’s a story about the [...]
Here are three studies that measure the impact of Google Instant. This Retrospective Analysis of Google Instant analyzes searcher behavior and answers the question as to whether or not Google Instant impacted SEO strategies such as long tail marketing.
Since the last post on this website, titled ” Google instant = SEO is dead”, it has been observed that sensational titles work very well for click through rates and Twitter link bait. That being noted, we can all agree that it is also a bad idea to “cry wolf” much too often as well. [...]
Over the past week Google rolled out Google instant, and shortly after wards many bloggers jumped to proclaim that “SEO is Dead”. From one perspective it seemed as though the Google Instant change was made as a profit play by Google to reduce the number of organic links above the fold and to place more [...]
Here is an article about a recent change to the Google home page. The change includes an update to the Google auto suggest feature, that has slightly different ranking results as you type.
Twitter has announced that they are going to release a new URL shortening service which will automatically shorten links on twitter. Read more about this new feature and how it will impact you here : NEW T.CO URL shortening service from Twitter.
The reasons behind recent Google algorithm changes and many other recent goings on at Google are pointing to signs that Google is getting stronger behind improving its revenue channels such as inside it’s comparison shopping engine, Froogle.
There has been a second update to the Google Webmaster Tools. This update improves upon the search queries report in Google Webmaster Tools – Read More..
According to the Google Blog today, Google is rolling out some changes to the SERP page UI.
Here is more information about this change and some considerations as to how this might impact SEO strategy. Read more..
Google has just updated the keyword research tool. There are some changes to the interface and some new features including keyword research for mobile searches, and also you can filter using high and low values for the following: Adshare, Local monthly searches, Global monthly searches, Competition, Estimated Avg CPC & Search share. Read More..
Over the past several months, in addition to supporting SEO across six enterprise level national B2B and B2C websites ( Including two site redesigns, and one new site build up from the ground up) ; a review and possible overhaul of an Omniture implementation including improved lead tracking enhancements to better tie traffic and leads [...]
Here is some HUGE NEWS for SEO Managers.
Google has quietly updated the Google Webmaster Tools to show click through rates for SEO keywords.
Today Google announced support for Image XML sitemaps. Here is an article on the announcement regarding image XML sitemap support and how to make your own image XML sitemap for Google.
Just received word about .com.co domains. Not sure if this is a cyber squatter playground yet, or how this will work? More info here.
SEO blog post about rel = canonical tagging and duplicate content issues. Contains solutions for duplicate content issues such as how to 301 redirect and tips for when to use rel = canonical tags.
Review of Twitter and Google Buzz by Warren Lee. Many have said that Google has rushed to the real-time search game with the launch of Google Buzz criticizing that it should not have been forced into the Google Profiles and Gmail applications the way it has been implemented. Others have said said that the Google [...]
Why does this blog have bad URL structure at the moment? It’s an SEO blog after all!! The answer is this.
Google improves site searches for Images.
Recent email from Yahoo about Yahoo Search Alliance with Microsoft
Today I was asked. “For security reasons, we want the new site we are building to reside entirely on HTTPS vs on HTTP. Are there any SEO concerns with this approach?”
Social Media | Viral Video of the day #1
The social media and marketing landscape is buzzing lately.
Is Bing a Yahoo Killer? Latest data from Experian suggests not.
Google Buzz will Dominate Social Media Next Year!
This is an article about an SEO test I am running at the moment regarding text in images.
Social media marketing – is it a fad?
“Outside the Cube” is a new section on this website that uses Twitter to provide an overview of things going on in the online and search marketing industry. This new site section is comprised of some of the leading voices in SEO and represents some of my most recommended sources of information to stay up [...]
At work we have seen great results using these three site performance methods on our Wordpress blog.
Here are some wordpress plugins that I am currently researching and experimenting with.
Recently a friend of mine asked me if I could recommend a good free or cheap SEO spider tool or SEO software for crawling a site for errors.
An SEO news article about Google indexing AJAX.
Wow it has been over four years since i have maintained a blog on SEO and oh how things have changed! I’ve been involved in print advertising and have been building web based B2B and B2C experiences for almost a decade now & since 2007 & I almost completely gave up blogging after accepting a [...]