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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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Friday night link-o-rama

Friday night link-o-rama

Some weekend reading you might enjoy…. Jenn Laycock has (finally!) wrapped up her three-part article series at Search Engine Guide called “How to Win Links and Influence People.” Lots to think about in these articles on link building, one of the most difficult aspects of SEO. Part One | Part Two | Part Three Justin [...]

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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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SEO secrets on display

Filed in SEO by Matt McGee on August 2, 2006 0 Comments
SEO secrets on display

Nice little thread underway on the Search Engine Watch forums in which a variety of SEO/SEM folks are taking Marcia’s bait and sharing one SEO secret they’ve discovered. Don’t miss the one about using Wikipedia for links. I posted the one about using PDFs. Rand (of SEOmoz) hits on the power of Digg, which I [...]

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Web project pricing

Filed in SEM, SEO, Web Design by Matt McGee on July 25, 2006 0 Comments
Web project pricing

Oddly, I’ve seen two discussions this week about project pricing — which is generally a no-no in terms of public discussion. Not oddly, I’m going to comment on what’s being discussed with a couple (hopefully) salient points for small business owners. First there was a post about SEO/SEM project pricing that Rand wrote on SEOmoz.org. [...]

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SEO Voyeurism

Filed in Conferences/Educ., SEO by Matt McGee on July 17, 2006 0 Comments
SEO Voyeurism

Let’s face it … we all have a bit of voyeur in us, right? Even if all you do is break your neck turning to look at the crash that slowed you down on the freeway, you like to look. It’s okay. We all do. But how about being a voyeur on some other small [...]

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