Latest Interview: Kevin Lee

Recently I have the chance to speak with Kevin Lee, Co-Founder & Executive Chairman of Did-It. We spoke about the SEM industry in the past year, the future of it, as well as the types of tools to use to get the best results for your campaigns. Please feel free to comment on the interview below. ... Read More >

10 Things To Expect from a Good SEO Firm

Last week I posted about 11 Ways to Recognize a Bad SEO Firm. This week, in response to many requests, I am going to turn it around and talk about a set of things to look for in identifying a good SEO firm. Unfortunately, it is much more difficult to be declarative when looking at this side of the coin. There may be more things that you will need from your SEO firm than are listed below. Every web site is very, very different, and they all have different needs. Also, for definitional purposes, I am ... Read More >

Latest Interview: Ken McGaffin

Recently I interviewed Wordtracker's Ken McGaffin. Ken and I discussed recent changes in Wordtracker and advanced tips and techniques for keyword selection. Check it out, and feel free to discuss it below. ... Read More >

11 Ways to Recognize a Bad SEO Firm

There are lots of different people out there calling themselves SEOs. Some of them are actually really good. But, for today, let's take a look at 11 sure fire signs that your dealing with a bad one: Focuses a lot of energy on meta keywords. Yes, they are still out there - SEOs that think that meta keywords are the best thing going. Offers to do a lot of search engine submissions for you. These will do absolutely nothing for you. Nada. Zip. Let the search engines discover you through ... Read More >

Authoritative Social Media Content

The process for winning on Digg (and other social media sites) is a complex one. This has been made even more complex by recent changes in the Digg algorithm. Many webmasters strive to develop content that will score well on Digg, looking for tons of traffic, and lots of links. The first key, obviously, is to truly deliver value to the audience. Since we are not going to cover this aspect of social media here, check out our article on Secrets for Success on Digg for more details on that. Here we are ... Read More >

Latest Interview: Tim Ash

This week's interview is with Tim Ash, president of SiteTuners. The discussion focused on the key components of Landing Page Optimization. Check the interview out, and then enter in any comments or questions you may have below. ... Read More >

How To Win An iPod Touch at SES New York!

Update: We had to change the give away from an iPhone to an iPod Touch, due to the fact that you can only buy an iPhone together with a 2 year service agreement. It made the process a bit too complicated. However, we have upped the memory to 16GB, so it has the exact same value. Once again, Stone Temple Consulting is putting its foosball reputation on the line and giving away a pair of 16 GB iPod Touch's to the winners of our "Foosball Challenge" at SES New York in a couple of weeks. We did this in ... Read More >

Latest Interview: Matt McGowan

I recently had the opportunity to interview Matt McGowan, the VP of marketing for Incisive media. The discussion focused on the recent SES shows, and the plans for future SES events. We also dug into the evolution of the search industry. Please feel free to comment on the interview using the discussion using the link below. ... Read More >