Announcing … The SEMMYS

Matt McGee of Small Business SEM officially announced the launch of the SEMMYS early this morning. The SEMMYS are a set of awards that will be given to the best search marketing blog posts of 2007. A panel of judges, including yours truly, are helping pick a set of finalists during the course of this week. Next week, voting on the … [Read more...]

Latest Interview: Eurekster’s Grant Ryan

Following shortly after my recent interview with Steven Marder of Eurkester, I did a follow-up interview with Grant Ryan of Eurekster. The interview with Steven Marder was what I consider an introductory course on social search. The interview with Grant is the advanced course. You can comment on the interview below. … [Read more...]

SEOs must Coordinate with Designers too

A little while back I did a post titled: SEOs Must Work Closely with Development. The basic thesis of the post was that neither of these parties can work without close communication with each other. Ultimately, this is critical to the success of the site. One reader (named "alla") wrote in suggesting that this is a 2 way street, … [Read more...]

Latest Interview: Eurekster’s Steven Marder

Recently I had the chance to interview Steven Marder of Eurkester. Eurekster is a true pioneer in the field of social search. The interview provides some great insights to the lessons that they have learned so far, and how this space is likely to evolve over time. Check the interview out to learn more. You can comment on the … [Read more...]

Google’s Continuing War on Paid Links

Aaron Wall put up a post about a new Google filter that causes people with high ranking terms to be bumped down to position #6. There is also a thread at Webmaster World about this phenomenon. This is still reasonably speculative in nature, but there are a lot of people who have seen this. Aaron offers some really interesting … [Read more...]