Social Media

digg’s Walls Come Crumbling Down

Filed in Social Media by Matt McGee on September 8, 2006 0 Comments
digg’s Walls Come Crumbling Down

For some time now, digg.com has been the Holy Grail of social network marketing. Get your site/article/feature on digg’s home page, and watch the traffic and links roll in. Only six weeks ago or so, I wrote here on SBS about the power that the digg crowd has in this age of buzz/viral marketing. More […]

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Yahoo Targets Small Biz (too)

Filed in Local Search, Social Media, Yahoo by Matt McGee on August 28, 2006 0 Comments
Yahoo Targets Small Biz (too)

And now on to Yahoo’s announcements, which are aimed toward small businesses in a more indirect way than Google Apps for Your Domain. The thrust of the announcement is that Yahoo Local and Yahoo Maps are being integrated more tightly into Flickr and Upcoming, two of Yahoo’s popular social networking sites. On Flickr, the integration […]

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Flickr photos in Yahoo SERPs

Filed in Social Media, Yahoo by Matt McGee on August 25, 2006 0 Comments
Flickr photos in Yahoo SERPs

Yahoo announced last night that they’re now pulling Flickr images into the main Yahoo SERPs. At the moment, it only happens on particular search terms … but just wait and I bet you’ll see it expand in the future. So, this seems like an incredibly appropriate time to remind you: How to Market on Flickr […]

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Flickr’s Description META dead in SERPs

Filed in SEO, Social Media by Matt McGee on August 15, 2006 0 Comments
Flickr’s Description META dead in SERPs

If you’ve ever seen a Flickr photo page appear in the SERPs, you’ve probably seen Flickr’s sitewide “Description” meta tag showing as the snippet. It goes like this: Flickr is almost certainly the best online photo management and sharing application in the world. Show off your favorite photos to the world, securely and … That […]

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SES notes: SEM via Communities, Wikipedia, & Tagging

Filed in Conferences/Educ., Social Media by Matt McGee on August 14, 2006 0 Comments
SES notes: SEM via Communities, Wikipedia, & Tagging

Monday, 4:00 pm – SEM via Communities, Wikipedia, & Tagging Packed house for this session, the final session of the day in the “Social Search” track which moderator Chris Sherman says has been crowded all day long. Neil Patel of Advantage Consulting opens with the presentation I was most interested in — a look at […]

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SES notes: Social Search – Up Close with Yahoo!

Filed in Conferences/Educ., Social Media, Yahoo by Matt McGee on August 13, 2006 1 Comment
SES notes: Social Search – Up Close with Yahoo!

Monday, 11:00 am – Social Search: Up Close with Yahoo Really good session here, with a handful of Yahoo! officials introducing and speaking on the various social search tools Y has in its toolbox. Yahoo is so far out in front on this (i.e., compared to Google and MSN) that they can really set a […]

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