Archive for October, 2006

Stats, stats, and more stats

Filed in Site News, Statistics by Matt McGee on October 24, 2006 0 Comments
Stats, stats, and more stats

I often find myself needing quick access to a stat I remember reading about or writing about before, and I often find myself struggling to find the numbers I need. So that’s prompted me to create a new category here on SBS: Statistics In a nutsehell, any post that mentions stats or numbers in some […]

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Matt Cutts on eMarketing Talk Show

Filed in Google, SEO by Matt McGee on October 22, 2006 0 Comments
Matt Cutts on eMarketing Talk Show

Google’s Matt Cutts answered questions for almost an hour Friday on the eMarketing Talk Show, and covered a lot of ground across four separate segments. If you’re an expert SEO, you won’t learn much, but if you’re a small business owner this very well could be a good listen. They cover topics including PageRank, the […]

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More on Grayboxx & Local ratings

Filed in Local Search by Matt McGee on October 22, 2006 1 Comment
More on Grayboxx & Local ratings

You may recall my post last week which mentioned the new Grayboxx local service which claims to have developed an algorithm that offers business ratings across hundreds of categories. I scoffed at the idea of using tagged photos as a ranking tool, and CEO Bob Chandra dropped in to reply (thx, Bob) to that specific […]

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What Panama means for PPC advertisers

Filed in PPC Advertising, Yahoo by Matt McGee on October 21, 2006 0 Comments
What Panama means for PPC advertisers

David White shares a good, basic explanation of what Yahoo’s new “Panama” PPC platform means for PPC advertisers and the PPC marketplace in general: MediaPost: Opaque vs. Open (reg. req’d) The “open” marketplace is what Yahoo has been running up until now, where ad placement was based solely on your bid and you could see […]

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Friday Night Link-o-rama

Filed in Google, SEO by Matt McGee on October 20, 2006 0 Comments
Friday Night Link-o-rama

Right brain or left brain? Poet or technician? John Jantsch says every business needs both. Short and sweet post, but I like it. Is web hosting a big opportunity for Yahoo? Greg Sterling says it is, as long as it can simplify the process of hosting and making a web site for the millions of […]

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Friday Night Funnies

Filed in Miscellaneous by Matt McGee on October 20, 2006 0 Comments
Friday Night Funnies

You know you want one of these: Reemco XL-471-E The most formidable pest control device ever. Don’t click if you’ve eaten with the last 15 minutes, or plan to eat within the next 15 minutes….

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