Archive for March, 2007

March ‘07: Best Search/Marketing Posts

Filed in Link Roundups by Matt McGee on March 31, 2007 0 Comments
March ‘07: Best Search/Marketing Posts

Here’s my roundup of the best search/marketing posts of March. If you’re new to SBS, this is a monthly feature and will lead to something fun later in the year. You can find the January and February “Best Of”s in the archives. Only rule is that my own posts are not eligible. Local Search Cathy/Avante […]

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Friday Night Link-o-rama

Filed in Bing, Google, Link Building, Web Site Content by Matt McGee on March 30, 2007 1 Comment
Friday Night Link-o-rama

I’ll be watching you / Every link you take… MSN Search … err, Live Search… doesn’t really have a lot going for it. Nobody uses it. No one optimizes for it. And so it stinks that they’ve taken away the one thing it did better than anyone else: advanced link query operators. Sheesh. Meanwhile, here […]

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Friday Night Funnies

Filed in Miscellaneous by Matt McGee on March 30, 2007 0 Comments
Friday Night Funnies

I’m tellin’ ya, it’s hard to top mathematical humor…..here are three pieces of proof!

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Can a Small Business use Social Media?

Filed in Social Media by Matt McGee on March 29, 2007 2 Comments
Can a Small Business use Social Media?

That’s the question I’ve attempted to address in my latest “Small is Beautiful” column for Search Engine Land: Social Media Marketing for Small Business The issue, as always, is how much time/money does the small business need to invest and what does it get in return. So, for a great many small biz owners, chasing […]

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When Local Search Isn’t Really Local

Filed in Local Search by Matt McGee on March 27, 2007 6 Comments
When Local Search Isn’t Really Local

It’s ironic that the floral industry — purveyors of bright, smile-inducing flower arrangements and heartfelt gift items — might be using cut-throat marketing tactics to hurt local flower shops. And they might be getting help from major yellow pages providers to do it, while Yahoo seems to be turning a blind eye to what’s going […]

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Local Search – Quick Hits

Filed in Local Search by Matt McGee on March 26, 2007 3 Comments
Local Search – Quick Hits

Frank Fuchs has started putting together what is turning into a really great resource for small businesses: Get Your Business Listed On Major Local Search Engines, Yellow Pages Sites and Social Local Networks It’s a one page list detailing all kinds of local search sources where you can submit your business, and what I like […]

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