An (unnamed) friend recently asked me if I had an email template he could use to proactively contact any blogs or websites he wanted to link to, and ask their permission first before placing the link in their post. Here is the template I sent him: Dear Webmaster, Is it […]
Below is a parody-style recap of the Google Instant search announcement yesterday as recreated using Xtranormal. The gentleman sitting behind the desk is a fictional Danny Sullivan, and most of his quotes are lifted from tweets he made throughout the day (e.g. See, Google knows I’m not a teenage girl). […]
This could be the perfect storm for Bing to gain market share and become a substantial threat to Google – or so we better hope. Last week, Google and Verizon announced a deal that may very well kill net neutrality for mobile devices, as PC World reports. This sentiment is […]
I’m really excited about a recent interview I had for an article in Target Marketing Magazine on how to create well optimized Page Titles. As many of you know, Page Titles are pretty important for on-page optimization, yet there is an art involved with crafting them to be user friendly […]
UPDATE: DMOZ is now accepting submissions again as of March 30, 2010, and no Proxy Error appears. I was able to submit a few listings this morning to various categories without issue. UPDATE 2: A reader commented below that a major overhaul of DMOZ is due to launch soon, dubbed […]
I haven’t been posting as much here – but still actively blogging… Check out my latest posts on the iCrossing Great Finds blog: Educate Your Team on Search Friendly Web Design – Part of the “Designing for Visiblity” series, giving tips on how to successful design (or re-design) your website […]
Google pushed out a PageRank update last night, and now both NickRoshon.com and NicksCarBlog.com have PageRank3. Search Engine Land has more of this surprising update, given Google’s recent statement that webmasters shouldn’t focus on PageRank so much, and consequently removing PageRank from Webmaster Tools. Many speculated PageRank might be dropped […]
This is a test to see if my Google Alerts will ping when when this individual post is indexed. Will update later and explain why.
Yahoo! is really on a roll with poor press strategy and media relations. Between the “It’s YLOU” campaign (really Y!OU, but kinda ambigious looking), Yahoo tanking in search engine share/usage (likely because they announced they are quitting the game and merging with Bing)…and now, this: Yahoo has to back-peddle and […]
Check out this vid from the The Creare Group in its full glory. Definitely link-worthy. Love the style – can’t tell if its serious, making fun of itself, or both, but I can dig it.
The world of Search Engine Marketing (SEM) is going wild today with the news that Yahoo! and Microsoft announcing a 10 year partnership. Search Engine Land has been doing a great job covering this news, complete with liveblogging the press conference and getting inside interviews. However, a lot of coverage […]
I’ve had a few friends ask me what blogs they should follow to get more exposure to SEO. I always give a very similar answer, so I thought I’d post here to consolidate: First, I tell anyone interested to read this incredibly helpful post on SEOmoz: Beginner’s Guide to SEO. […]