Archive for May, 2007

Idea: Improve Local Search Business Data

Filed in Google, Local Search by Matt McGee on May 27, 2007 4 Comments
Idea: Improve Local Search Business Data

Just thinking out loud here… Bill Slawski just wrote about a new patent application from Google which deals with the local search space, and specifically with how to use “category synonyms” to refine a local search. As Bill explains: The way that a search engine classifies a business into a category may affect how it […]

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Friday Night Link-o-rama

Friday Night Link-o-rama

“We all want to be big, big stars … but we got different reasons for that” Let’s start with a couple from one of my favorite topics: Local Search. First, Greg Sterling has an interesting write-up about an interesting search tool called “Palore” that can add a lot of valuable information to local search business […]

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Friday Night Funnies

Filed in Miscellaneous by Matt McGee on May 25, 2007 0 Comments
Friday Night Funnies

From the “You Have to See It to Believe It” department … the Love Seat Toilet”. As the inventors say: “Let’s imagine when one person is using the toilet at home, the other one have to wait separatly outside. The Love Seat Toilet could add color to our daily life as it provided a chance […]

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SBS Flashback: May 2006

Filed in Miscellaneous by Matt McGee on May 24, 2007 6 Comments
SBS Flashback: May 2006

I meant to do this earlier in the week, but then ended up disappearing in a haze of life and work for a few days. So, anyway, since this blog now has about three zillion percent more readers in May 2007 than it had in May 2006, here are some links to posts I know […]

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Now on SEL: Protecting Your Domain Name

Filed in Small Biz Marketing by Matt McGee on May 24, 2007 0 Comments
Now on SEL: Protecting Your Domain Name

Looks like my latest “Small is Beautiful” column is posted on Search Engine Land: How To Protect Your Domain Name I tell a story that happened a few years ago at my previous job, where a small business owner called me and I had the unpleasant job of telling him that his web developer had […]

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Anyone using Newsvine?

Filed in Miscellaneous by Matt McGee on May 24, 2007 3 Comments
Anyone using Newsvine?

Not necessarily as a marketing tool, I mean just using it? I created a Matt McGee profile page last night, and now I assume I’m supposed to make friends and seed stories and vote/comment on stories … right? Anyone want to be a Newsvine friend? Anyone want to explain how you’re using it … and […]

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