Ethics of Directing Consumers to Search

February 8, 2010

When evaluating the ethics of search engine optimization techniques the most commonly known terminology to identify tactics is to see if they fall into one of three buckets: White, Gray or Black hat tactics (and in some cases a potential 4th comes into play asshat). An emerging trend (backed by Rand Fishkin here and opposed […]

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Future of SEO with HTML5

February 5, 2010

The future of SEO (search engine optimization), I feel, may lie in the hands of the latest HTML coding standard – HTML5. HTML5 as we know is just around the corner. Browser support for the latest version of HTML is already rolling out and can now be run on Chrome, Safari and IE (with Chrome […]

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Google “gets” 302 Redirects (after 2 years)

February 2, 2010

One of the benefits of working with a variety of clients who’s websites come through the door in a variety of states (of disarray) is that you get to see when the search engines do strange things. And by strange I mean really really obscure things that probably have a 1 in a trillion chance […]

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Caffeine Update on the Horizon?

February 1, 2010

The Google Caffeine Update was first introduced subtlely to us back in August 2009 via this post on the Google Webmaster Central Blog where testing of some new search infrastructure was underway and being code named Caffeine.

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Bing Wants Your Feedback

January 26, 2010

Bing has started to show a simple feedback form in some of the different verticals on the site. They are only looking for you to answer two questions: Did you find what you were looking for? Want to tell us more?

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Where to Find “Old” Seesmic Desktop RT Functionality

January 18, 2010

As many people are updating to the latest Seesmic Desktop software today one of the major changes was the inclusion of the new Twitter retweet functionality. At first glance this appears to have replaced the “old” RT function that works outside the Twitter retweet methods but Seesmic has mearly moved it to a new location. […]

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What is the difference between SEO and SEM?

January 15, 2010

David S. asks: What is the difference between SEO and SEM?

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New Years Resolution To Help Through SEO

January 14, 2010

Everyone makes New Years resolutions that they never keep and I am aiming to break that cycle this year. I made a resolution this year to help people out to the best of my abilities. Now, I am not overly handy with tools, not involved with organized religion, not much of a political type but […]

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Google Spread too Thin to Remain US Search Market Leader

January 6, 2010

As Google continues to diversify their business portfolio with another venture into the mobile phone market, have they spread themselves too thin to remain the US market leader in search?

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Resolve The Google URL Builder Canonicalization Issue

December 21, 2009

Many webmasters and marketers are using the Google URL Builder to create campaign specific URLs to better track performance of online campaigns through email, banner ads, twitter and more. But what they don’t know is that each time they create a URL, they are creating a new, unique URL for the landing page and are […]

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