- @ SMX West 2012
March 8th, 2012
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 [...]
- SEO Money Ball
September 30th, 2011
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 [...]
- A Retrospective Analysis of Google Instant
February 3rd, 2011
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.
- Another Caffeine Update?
January 13th, 2011
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. [...]
- Google Instant = SEO is Dead!
September 21st, 2010
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 [...]
- SEO NEWS | New blue links in Google auto suggest
September 8th, 2010
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.
- SEO NEWS | T.co A new automatic URL shortening service from Twitter
June 9th, 2010
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.
- SEO NEWS | Online Retail is impacted by Google Update
May 28th, 2010
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.
- SEO NEWS | Google Webmaster Tools Update
May 8th, 2010
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..
- SEO NEWS | Google updates SERP UI
May 5th, 2010
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..
- SEO NEWS : Google Update to Adwords Keyword Tool
April 30th, 2010
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..
- SEO Training, SEO Consulting & Support
April 16th, 2010
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 [...]
- How to calculate organic click through rates in Google Webmaster Tools
April 16th, 2010
Here is some HUGE NEWS for SEO Managers.
Google has quietly updated the Google Webmaster Tools to show click through rates for SEO keywords.
- How to make an Image XML sitemap
April 9th, 2010
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.
- Dot co domains
March 12th, 2010
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 News | Yahoo and Bing add rel=canonical tag support
March 9th, 2010
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.
- Twitter Vs. Google Buzz
February 28th, 2010
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 [...]
- SEO Blog with Bad URL structure.
February 24th, 2010
Why does this blog have bad URL structure at the moment? It’s an SEO blog after all!! The answer is this.
- Google Improves Search Operator for Images
February 23rd, 2010
Google improves site searches for Images.
- SEM NEWS | Yahoo Search Alliance with Microsoft
February 18th, 2010
Recent email from Yahoo about Yahoo Search Alliance with Microsoft
- SEO Know How | Http vs Https
February 17th, 2010
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
February 17th, 2010
Social Media | Viral Video of the day #1
- What’s all the Buzz?
February 13th, 2010
The social media and marketing landscape is buzzing lately.
- Is Bing a Yahoo Killer?
February 11th, 2010
Is Bing a Yahoo Killer? Latest data from Experian suggests not.
- Google Buzz will Dominate Social Media Next Year!
February 10th, 2010
Google Buzz will Dominate Social Media Next Year!
- SEO Test | Can Google understand text in images?
February 9th, 2010
This is an article about an SEO test I am running at the moment regarding text in images.
- Social Media is Useless!
February 7th, 2010
Social media marketing – is it a fad?
- What is “Outside the Cube”?
February 5th, 2010
“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 [...]
- Three wordpress performance tips
February 5th, 2010
At work we have seen great results using these three site performance methods on our Wordpress blog.
- Favorite SEO plugins and other wordpress plugins
February 4th, 2010
Here are some wordpress plugins that I am currently researching and experimenting with.
- SEO know how – Free SEO spider tools and software
February 2nd, 2010
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.
- SEO News – Is Google Indexing AJAX
January 29th, 2010
An SEO news article about Google indexing AJAX.
- Getting back into blogging about SEO again!
January 27th, 2010
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 [...]