Archive for September, 2006

SES Local coverage, vol. 2

Filed in Conferences/Educ., Local Search by Matt McGee on September 30, 2006 0 Comments
SES Local coverage, vol. 2

Yes, a rare Saturday post from yours truly … and not only that, but it’s also a Saturday post on an exceptionally busy Saturday night, as I get ready to head over to Seattle first thing in the morning for a 4-day trip. But, still, there’s always time to serve you, my faithful reader. 🙂 […]

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SES Local – initial coverage/articles

Filed in Conferences/Educ., Local Search by Matt McGee on September 29, 2006 1 Comment
SES Local – initial coverage/articles

(Via Greg Sterling) Amy Gahran of Poynter Online has posted a couple articles from Thursday’s SES Local conference in Denver. And as Amy herself notes in the comments on Greg’s blog, she also has a post on Capture the Conversation. I’ll post more links as I find them, and I invite you to use the […]

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Friday Night Link-O-Rama

Filed in Google, Miscellaneous, PPC Advertising, SEO by Matt McGee on September 29, 2006 0 Comments
Friday Night Link-O-Rama

You know what they say? Link like you mean it…. Good find by Donna at SEO Scoop about Google and outbound linking. She covers a Webmaster World thread where Google’s Adam Lasnik clarifies that one bad outbound link (to a “bad neighborhood”) isn’t the end of the world; it’s patterns that the algorithm looks for. […]

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Friday Night Funnies

Filed in Miscellaneous by Matt McGee on September 29, 2006 0 Comments
Friday Night Funnies

U2’s “Vertigo” like you’ve never heard it before…

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Local Search round-up

Filed in Local Search, Statistics by Matt McGee on September 28, 2006 1 Comment
Local Search round-up

Lots of Local Search happenings at the moment, so here’s a pone-post summary for your enjoyment. Timed perfectly with the SES Local Conference in Denver, comScore today released all kinds of local search data from a recent study, including plenty of ammunition for those of us who are sold on the growing importance of this […]

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Strange goings-on with Merchant Circle

Filed in Local Search by Matt McGee on September 27, 2006 224 Comments
Strange goings-on with Merchant Circle

Let me tell you a story about a brief-but-strange part of my day today…. At about 4:30 pm, Kim from our front office (at OWT) came back to my office to tell me about a strange voicemail we’d just received. I was busy reading through my Bloglines, but my ears perked up when she explained […]

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