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SEW Live – Seattle recap

Filed in Bing, Google, PPC Advertising, SEM by Matt McGee on May 22, 2006 0 Comments
SEW Live – Seattle recap

Friday’s one-day “SEW Live” workshop in Seattle was a good day overall, from the information presented during the day, to meeting all kinds of people I’ve seen and spoken with on the forums and blogs, and even getting the chance to enjoy dinner with some dear friends I don’t see nearly enough. As far as [...]

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More on BigDaddy, Links, and Crawling

Filed in Google, Link Building by Matt McGee on May 16, 2006 0 Comments
More on BigDaddy, Links, and Crawling

An update to my recent Google, Linking, and BigDaddy post…… Matt Cutts has posted an extended entry on his blog about BigDaddy, and he offers a couple more nuggets about the impact of links on how your site is treated by BigDaddy. Specifically, he’s referring to sites that complained about losing pages in Google’s index [...]

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Google, Linking, and BigDaddy

Filed in Google, Link Building by Matt McGee on May 12, 2006 0 Comments
Google, Linking, and BigDaddy

I hit on this a bit last week with my Linking 101 post, and now here’s more from Google’s Matt Cutts about link trades, aka reciprocal links. It comes from a Threadwatch discussion complaining about the effects of Google’s “BigDaddy” infrastructure update on the quality of Google’s SERPs. Cutts replies and says that a lot [...]

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SBS and Search Engine Crawling / Indexing

Filed in Bing, Google, SEO, Yahoo by Matt McGee on May 6, 2006 0 Comments
SBS and Search Engine Crawling / Indexing

Let me use SBS as a guinea pig one more time, because inevitably you were or will be in the same position I’m in now — with a web site that’s just launched. I’m not all that concerned about my SE rankings since this isn’t a moneymaker for me. But your site is probably designed [...]

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SBS, SERPs, and the Search Algo Scale

Filed in Bing, Google, SEO, Yahoo by Matt McGee on May 6, 2006 0 Comments
SBS, SERPs, and the Search Algo Scale

This is really stunning, and should shed some light on the differences between Google, Yahoo, and MSN for the small business owner who doesn’t understand how the three SEs and their algorithms work. This web site, Small Business SEM (SBS), is less than a month old. The first post was written April 18th. This will [...]

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Where are all your eggs?

Filed in Google, MY BEST POSTS, SEM, SEO, Statistics, Yahoo by Matt McGee on April 27, 2006 0 Comments
Where are all your eggs?

Google-this, Google-that … judging from the discussion that takes place at many webmaster / marketing forums and mailing lists, you’d be excused if you thought Google was the only search engine on the web. Take a look at WebmasterWorld, for example: the Yahoo World boards total about 62,000 posts in four categories, only three of [...]

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