Insights Into How Google Handles Site Moves

Once you learn a little bit about how search engines work, moving a web site from one location to another begins to sound like a frightening thing. The basic solutions that people talk about in the market are pretty straightforward. However a recent post by Riona MacNamara on the Google Webmaster Central blog, titled: Best practices when moving your site brings out some additional extra tidbits. As laid … [Read more...]

SEOs Should Focus on Conversions

What should an SEO firm report on to their clients? There are a whole host of things that people usually talk about: Technical SEO changes made New links obtained Rankings reports Total backlinks Pages indexed Competitive info Web site traffic While most of these are useful at some level, I think that if any of them become the central focus of an SEO's reporting, that they are missing the boat … [Read more...]

Guy Kawaski’s Alltop

Guy Kawaski of Garage Ventures has launched a new web site known as Alltop, with a tag line of "All the top stories". Here is a summary of their business from their site: We help you explore your passions by collecting stories from “all the top” sites on the web. We’ve grouped these collections — ”aggregations” — into individual Alltop sites based on topics such as environment, photography, science, … [Read more...]