Archive for February, 2007

Google Maps display pulls in additional links

Filed in Google, Local Search by Matt McGee on February 23, 2007 2 Comments
Google Maps display pulls in additional links

Miriam at the SEO Igloo blog made an interesting discovery this week: On some search queries, Google Maps will pull in related links beneath each listing. As you’ll see & read at SEO Igloo, the additional links are appearing on a county-level search. Each listing includes an extra informational link, along with a generous snippet […]

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Friday Night Link-o-rama

Filed in Link Building, PPC Advertising, SEO by Matt McGee on February 23, 2007 2 Comments
Friday Night Link-o-rama

Let my links open the door… Can we start out with some SEO theory, instead of hands-on stuff? Yeah, let’s. Todd doesn’t post as often as he used to, but I’ll take quality like this any day over the quantity you get from other blogs: 7 Opportunities for “New School” SEO. That one’s for the […]

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Friday Night Funnies

Filed in Miscellaneous by Matt McGee on February 23, 2007 0 Comments
Friday Night Funnies

It seems like some webdev/marketing folks in the UK were spying on me all those years when I used to be a “slash” — as in web developer / search marketer. We had some really great clients that I still check on to this day, but for every one of those, we had five kooky […]

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User Reviews: Hot and Getting Hotter

Filed in Local Search, Word of Mouth by Matt McGee on February 22, 2007 0 Comments
User Reviews: Hot and Getting Hotter

What’s the hottest subset of local search right now? User reviews. Has to be. MojoPages is a new local directory/review site. TellMe offers reviews over the phone. And YellowPages.com recently got that user review religion. Now, even Skype — the voice-over IP phone provider — is getting into the merchant reviews. They’re building a yellow […]

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SEMpdx: Mini-interview with me

Filed in Conferences/Educ., Interviews by Matt McGee on February 22, 2007 1 Comment
SEMpdx: Mini-interview with me

A quick update on my post earlier this week about the upcoming SEMpdx conference in Portland. As a preview of the presentations, conference organizers are posting “mini-interviews” with various speakers. Here’s mine. You can also catch the Stoney deGeyter mini-interview here. I don’t see one from Rand Fishkin online yet. Rand, Stoney, and I are […]

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Is Google Apps right for your small biz?

Filed in Google by Matt McGee on February 22, 2007 0 Comments
Is Google Apps right for your small biz?

You likely know by now that Google has renamed and upgraded its small business “office suite”, now known as Google Apps. In the official announcement, I think Google goes a bit overboard in its enthusiasm: Now, I’m excited to tell you that our baby has finally graduated and is entering the business world. Google Apps […]

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