Archive for January, 2007

Local press for Local.com

Filed in Local Search by Matt McGee on January 28, 2007 0 Comments
Local press for Local.com

Today’s Orange County Register has a profile of local search destination Local.com, and writer Jonathan Lansner does a pretty good job covering all the challenges of local search, esp. considering he’s writing for a general audience that may not even be familiar with the difference between “search” and “local search.” He hits on: the challenge […]

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Friday Night Link-o-rama

Friday Night Link-o-rama

Batten down the hatchets; this might be the biggest link-o-rama ever, since I was on the road last Friday and I have two weeks of stuff to cover. Shimon Sandler shares thoughts on discovering valuable links: Criteria & Time Period for Link Effectiveness. I think this is a good complement to my recent Building the […]

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Friday Night Funnies #2 (Does Your Banker Fix Your Car?)

Filed in Miscellaneous by Matt McGee on January 26, 2007 1 Comment
Friday Night Funnies #2 (Does Your Banker Fix Your Car?)

I was leaving a comment for Lee and needed to make sure I was spelling Dave’s name correctly, so I did a Google search to confirm, which is where I found Graywolf‘s hysterical AdWords ad: [tags]graywolf, dave pasternack, funny, humor, hahahahahaha[/tags]

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Friday Night Funnies

Filed in Miscellaneous by Matt McGee on January 26, 2007 0 Comments
Friday Night Funnies

I could never pass up the chance to bring U2 (impersonators) into SBS, so here’s a funny commercial from Mexican TV. The Hole – video powered by Metacafe Get it? They think it’s Bono, but the car is “Edge”? Maybe you have to be a U2 fan. Sigh….. (found via U2log.com and U2withashout.com)

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Talk about a PageRank update…

Filed in Site News by Matt McGee on January 25, 2007 5 Comments
Talk about a PageRank update…

Wow. I just noticed that this blog has jumped overnight from PR2 to PR5. I don’t think I’ve ever seen a jump like that on an existing site. (I don’t really study PR, so this might be common for all I know.) And look at Search Engine Land debuting on the charts at a PR7. […]

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Download: Keyword Research Guide

Filed in SEO by Matt McGee on January 24, 2007 0 Comments
Download: Keyword Research Guide

For whatever reason, I’ve not done a lot of writing here on SBS about keyword research. Yet, just last week in emphasizing its importance to a client, I said, “Get this wrong, and you mess up everything else.” Keyword research is that important. And that’s why I’m suggesting you go download Keyword Research & Selection, […]

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