Searcher Behavior

Friday Night Link-o-rama

Friday Night Link-o-rama

We wish you a merry linkmas, we wish you a merry linkmas, we wish you a merry linkmas, and …. ? Lots of stuff related to local search to share: Bill Slawski dives into a recent Google patent that seems to suggest a telling possibility: the definition of “local”, i.e. – how wide an area [...]

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Five Days Alone with Yahoo!

Filed in Searcher Behavior, Yahoo by Matt McGee on November 20, 2006 0 Comments
Five Days Alone with Yahoo!

No, I didn’t actually spend five days on Yahoo!’s campus (though I’d love the opportunity to do so). My “five days with Yahoo!” is something much more personal, but it’s also something you can do, too. If you’re willing to take risks. See, I realized recently that I’ve become too reliant on Google. I’ve become [...]

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As Ricky Bobby says…

Filed in Searcher Behavior, SEO, Statistics by Matt McGee on August 12, 2006 0 Comments
As Ricky Bobby says…

“If you’re not first, you’re last. That’s a popular line from Will Ferrell’s current movie (which I saw in San Jose), and the recently released AOL search data proves it to be accurate where search is concerned. Donna at SEO Scoop discovered a forum post detailing August click-throughs on Top 10 search results by AOL [...]

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Update on the eggs…

Filed in Google, Searcher Behavior, SEO, Statistics by Matt McGee on August 4, 2006 0 Comments
Update on the eggs…

Sounds off-topic, doesn’t it? But, it’s not! Back in April, in one of my first posts on SBS, I wrote a post that amounted to a reminder not to put all your eggs in one basket. There were, I think, about 7 SBS readers at the time, so the vast majority of you missed it. [...]

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