Archive for September, 2006

Linkbaiting for Small Businesses (or, What I Learned Last Week)

Filed in Link Building, MY BEST POSTS by Matt McGee on September 26, 2006 4 Comments
Linkbaiting for Small Businesses (or, What I Learned Last Week)

Last week I broke one of my own rules for Small Business SEM: I wrote a post that had zero valuable marketing content for small businesses. The post I’m referring to, you can probably guess, is Top 21 Signs You Need a Break from SEO. Small business owners were not the target audience for that […]

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More on Flickr as an SEO tool

Filed in Social Media by Matt McGee on September 25, 2006 1 Comment
More on Flickr as an SEO tool

Are more of us starting to recognize Flickr as a good marketing tool? It certainly is if your small business has a photovisual element to it — i.e., you have products for sale or something else that can be photographed and showed off as a means of attracting attention. I hope you’ve already read my […]

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Monday’s Must-Read

Filed in Link Building, SEO by Matt McGee on September 25, 2006 0 Comments
Monday’s Must-Read

(Yes, I’m posting at 1:00 am PT on Monday morning…..) If, by chance, SBS is one of the first blogs you read, please go read Andy Hagan’s post Secrets to Beating the Sandbox 2.0 REVEALED: The Ultimate Guide before you do anything else. You won’t regret it. And, as an added bonus, sometime this week […]

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SES Local this week

Filed in Conferences/Educ., Local Search by Matt McGee on September 24, 2006 0 Comments
SES Local this week

I had really wanted to be in Denver this week for the Search Engine Strategies – Local one-day conference. It’s a topic I’m really interested in, and the agenda looks excellent. (sigh) Oh, well … on the bright side, Peter Krasilovsky will be there and he tells me he’s planning to write up his thoughts […]

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Friday Night Link-O-Rama

Filed in Link Building, PPC Advertising by Matt McGee on September 22, 2006 0 Comments
Friday Night Link-O-Rama

(And this is the other regular Friday night feature…) If you’re looking for some .edu link love, SEOmoz blogger EGOL shares 10 tips for getting .edu links. It’s a good list, but also important to keep in mind that .edu links are not, by default, always better than .com links. They’re great, yes, but you […]

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Friday Night Funnies

Filed in Miscellaneous by Matt McGee on September 22, 2006 0 Comments
Friday Night Funnies

(If you’re a new reader, this is one of two regular Friday night features here on SBS…) From GoogleSightSeeing.com: Giant Alien Bug approaches Germany

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