Podcast Optimization Tips from SES

Yesterday I attended the Podcast Optimization session at SES in NY. Chris Sherman was moderating and speakers were Amanda Watlington, Daron Babin, and Rick Klau, all of which provided very engaging presentations. It was a great and informative seession, and here are some highlights from it: Market The Podcast marketplace is … [Read more...]

SES NY Coming Up!

SES New York begins on April 10th, and as usual, I will be there. A few sessions stand out as being of particular interest to me: Tuesday 9:00 am: Video Search Optimization Tuesday 11:00 am: Podcast and Audio Optimization Wednesday 10:15 am: Web Analytics and Measuring Success Wednesday 3:15 pm: SEO Through Blogs & … [Read more...]

Interview of Google’s Shashi Seth

The following is the transcript of an interview of Shashi Seth, Product Lead, Search, of Google. Shashi is responsible for putting together the new Custom Search Engine strategy just announced by Google. Read our analysis of the interview with Shashi Seth, where we discuss the implications of what we learned during our discussion … [Read more...]

Danny Sullivan’s Contributions to SEO

Leave it to Danny Sullivan. While the SEO world is abuzz with the news of his leaving Search Engine Watch (SEW), and Search Engine Strategies (SES) as well, Danny focuses on the issue of losing Pluto as a planet. As someone who has been at 6 or so SES shows, I can tell you that this is typical of Danny's character. SEW and SES may … [Read more...]

IE7 and RSS

One of the things that I have not been paying enough attention to is the upcoming release of Internet Explorer 7. This is one of the good things about SES. It helps me get a broader picture of things than I tend to get in my day to day work. While there, I got a better understanding of one of the key features of this upcoming … [Read more...]

SES Report: Day 4

Two sessions again today. The first was "Meet the Crawlers", and the second was "Retaining Traffic After Moving or Redesign". The Meet the Crawlers sessions was entertaining as always. One of the notable things was the absence of Matt Cutts. Instead, Google had the session covered with Shiva Shivakumar, who did a credible … [Read more...]

SES Report: Day 3

A busy day for me, filled with off site client meetings. Nonetheless, I managed to catch two sessions. These were: Speaking Unofficially: Search Engine Bloggers, and Usability & SEO: Two Wins for the Price of One. Both were very interesting. The first of these featured Jeremy Zawodny of Yahoo, Matt Cutts of Google, Niall Kennedy … [Read more...]