Archive for October, 2006

Optimizing PDFs for SEO

Filed in MY BEST POSTS, SEO, Web Site Content by Matt McGee on October 31, 2006 27 Comments
Optimizing PDFs for SEO

A couple years ago, while I was working at OWT, one of our clients was launching a new product — but they weren’t the only company doing so. One of their main competitors was launching the same product, sourced from the same manufacturer. The product didn’t have much search history. It also didn’t have much […]

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The SBS Interview: Jon Glick, pt. 1

Filed in Interviews, MY BEST POSTS by Matt McGee on October 29, 2006 4 Comments
The SBS Interview: Jon Glick, pt. 1

It was about 4:45 pm on August 9th. I was leaving the Search Engine Strategies Conference in San Jose, both arms full with my laptop in one and a goody bag in the other. I turned away from the main stairs and headed toward the elevator. As I approached, I saw a guy in dark […]

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Friday Night Link-o-rama

Friday Night Link-o-rama

Cuz we’re all linked up with no place to go…. Just today I came across Stephan Spencer’s blog for the first time, and the first post I read (his most recent one, too) is a knockout: MySpace marketing tips and success stories. Stephan shares some great, hands-on advice from Pugster.com, a company which has apparently […]

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Friday Night Funnies

Filed in Miscellaneous by Matt McGee on October 27, 2006 0 Comments
Friday Night Funnies

Bumper sticker a self-fulfilling prophecy Here’s the full story. 🙂

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Google Maps gets more “more info”

Filed in Google, Local Search by Matt McGee on October 26, 2006 0 Comments
Google Maps gets more “more info”

Google has expanded the info. box (my term) that appears inside the Maps interface when you click for more information about a business or other listing. The expanded box now fills the main map window, and offers the same information as before (overview, details, reviews, web sites) — but those links now display in the […]

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The Best “About Us” Page I’ve Ever Seen

Filed in MY BEST POSTS, Web Site Content by Matt McGee on October 25, 2006 8 Comments
The Best “About Us” Page I’ve Ever Seen

I was doing some research today and came across the best “About Us” page I’ve ever seen: Indiebride.com | Our Vow What I love about it, firstly, is that it’s called “Our Vow” instead of “About Us” — makes a great impression, doesn’t it? They’re making a vow? To me? Cool. I also love that […]

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