Archive for February, 2007

February ‘07: Best Search/Marketing Posts

Filed in Link Roundups by Matt McGee on February 28, 2007 7 Comments
February ‘07: Best Search/Marketing Posts

Here’s the February roundup of my picks for best posts of the month in a variety of categories. The January recap is here, and in case you missed that, the only rule is that my own posts are not eligible. I’ll be doing this recap at the end of every month, and have some fun […]

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Small is Beautiful #2 – Time / Money / Knowledge

Filed in Miscellaneous by Matt McGee on February 28, 2007 0 Comments
Small is Beautiful #2 – Time / Money / Knowledge

Just noticed that my second “Small is Beautiful” column for Search Engine Land has been posted. It’s essentially a follow-up to last week’s introductory column; in this one I answer the “What’s So Different About Being Small?” question. The answer: Time, money, and knowledge. Read at SEL: Here’s What’s Different About Being Small [tags]small business, […]

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Yahoo Removes the Last Hurdle to Paying for a Directory Listing

Filed in Directories, Yahoo by Matt McGee on February 28, 2007 0 Comments
Yahoo Removes the Last Hurdle to Paying for a Directory Listing

I’m in the middle of re-designing my wife’s real estate web site, which has sat dormant for too long now. I’m hardly a master designer, but we can do better than that 2004 version. 🙂 She’s also trying a lot of new things to market her web site, like writing a real estate blog and […]

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The Value of Ranking #1 in Dollars and Cents

Filed in MY BEST POSTS, SEO by Matt McGee on February 28, 2007 10 Comments
The Value of Ranking #1 in Dollars and Cents

How good is “good enough” for your SEO campaign? Do you pat yourself on the back when you’ve reached the first page on Google or Yahoo!? Do you stop and move on to the next keyword when you’ve cracked the top five? If the answer is “yes” to any of those questions, you could be […]

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Search Industry Flashback: 2001

Filed in Miscellaneous by Matt McGee on February 26, 2007 0 Comments
Search Industry Flashback: 2001

I wish I could remember what I was searching for Sunday afternoon when I found this blast from the past in the SERPs: The End for Search Engines? It’s an article published just over six years ago on Search Engine Watch, and Danny S. wrote it at a time when Go.com was shutting down and […]

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Five Questions On My Mind … Can You Answer Any?

Filed in Miscellaneous by Matt McGee on February 26, 2007 3 Comments
Five Questions On My Mind … Can You Answer Any?

1. How does MyBlogLog generate that “Hot in My Communities” list (at left) that shows on my profile page? Is it pure link/click analysis? Links/Clicks from and by whom? My contacts? 2. Anyone ever see any traffic bumps from being listed there? 3. On a related note … should I pay the very affordable $25 […]

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