Archive for July, 2006

Feed switch: Feedburner

Filed in Site News by Matt McGee on July 25, 2006 2 Comments
Feed switch: Feedburner

Okay, to make things a bit easier for your feed-reading appetite, I’ve finally gotten around to moving the SBS feed over to Feedburner. Here’s the new link, please do use this: http://feeds.feedburner.com/SmallBusinessSem

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Podcast Advertising

Filed in Small Biz Marketing by Matt McGee on July 24, 2006 0 Comments
Podcast Advertising

Straying a bit from pure SEM material, but this is another one of those new opportunities I keep banging the drum about … so here’s the 2nd installment in my Alternative SEM Opportunities series: How to market on podcasts It’s such a new industry and new podcasts are sprouting up every day. But as you’ll […]

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Yes, there’s a feed

Filed in Site News by Matt McGee on July 20, 2006 0 Comments
Yes, there’s a feed

For the handful of people who were recently searching Google for [www.smallbusinesssem.com feed], here’s what you were looking for: feed://www.smallbusinesssem.com/feed/atom/ One of these days I’ll get around to using Feedburner and making it easier for everyone to access whatever feed type / bookmarking thing you like to do. (Ignore this message if you were looking […]

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Gone supplemental in Google? Get out….

Filed in Google, MY BEST POSTS, Web Site Content by Matt McGee on July 20, 2006 1 Comment
Gone supplemental in Google? Get out….

I just replied to a post on the Small Business Ideas forum about Google’s supplemental index, and how to get out of it … and it occurs to me that the post I wrote is far and away the most extensive thing I’ve ever written on the subject. So I’m posting here on SBS to […]

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Local search algorithms?

Filed in Bing, Google, Local Search, Yahoo by Matt McGee on July 19, 2006 1 Comment
Local search algorithms?

earlpearl asks a good question over at the Small Business Ideas forum: What factors are involved in the local search algorithm? As I said in that thread, I’ve not seen (or done) any research on this question. But in Google, Yahoo, and MSN, when you run the same search on both the main search engine […]

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Google Maps (Local) creeps further into main SERPs

Filed in Google, Local Search by Matt McGee on July 18, 2006 0 Comments
Google Maps (Local) creeps further into main SERPs

One of the things I’ll be talking about at SES San Jose next month is local search, and specifically how small businesses should be taking advantage of local search now — not because local search is a big traffic generator in its own right, but because local search should become a more important part of […]

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