Archive for August, 2007

Friday Night Link-o-rama

Filed in Local Search, Web Site Content by Matt McGee on August 31, 2007 0 Comments
Friday Night Link-o-rama

You could probably tell from the lack of posting since Tuesday that this has been a busy week, so the link-o-rama tonight will be short and to-the-point. Plus, a handful of posts that would normally be in this roundup instead graduated straight to the “Best Posts of August” recap, which I’ll finish up and post […]

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SES: My User-Generated Content slides and interview

Filed in Conferences/Educ., Interviews, Word of Mouth by Matt McGee on August 28, 2007 5 Comments
SES: My User-Generated Content slides and interview

One of the fun parts of SES San Jose last week was the chance to do my first interview with the crew at WebProNews. WPN seems to be doing more video interviews at every show I go to, and creating a really great resource archive in the process. I always enjoyed doing interviews back in […]

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SES: 14 Takeaways

Filed in Conferences/Educ. by Matt McGee on August 28, 2007 6 Comments
SES: 14 Takeaways

Last week I shared my first “takeaway” from SES San Jose: I get a lot more out of the sessions when I’m not live-blogging every word the speakers say. But there was a lot more that I’ll be holding onto in the coming weeks and months. Here are 14 more takeaways from San Jose…. 1.) […]

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SES: Thoughts on ‘Are Paid Links Evil?’

Filed in Conferences/Educ. by Matt McGee on August 27, 2007 4 Comments
SES: Thoughts on ‘Are Paid Links Evil?’

Much has already been written about the Great Debate last week at SES: Are Paid Links Evil? I won’t get into the debate itself; you can read the recaps, and you can download the presentation that stirred the pot. Here’s what I want to say, instead: I sat in the front row for this one. […]

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SES Session Recap: Buzz Monitoring

Filed in Conferences/Educ., Word of Mouth by Matt McGee on August 26, 2007 1 Comment
SES Session Recap: Buzz Monitoring

The very last session of the week was the one I was looking forward to as much as any: Buzz Monitoring. This is something I’m hearing more clients and prospects talking about, and so I wanted to hear the latest thoughts and ideas from the experts — including Andy Beal, who I’ve had the pleasure […]

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SES San Jose Housecleaning

Filed in Conferences/Educ. by Matt McGee on August 26, 2007 2 Comments
SES San Jose Housecleaning

Danny Sullivan’s SES Finale Originally uploaded by SmallBusinessSEM.com. The yard work is done, the house work is done, I’m caught up on sleep, and it’s back to work tomorrow after an enjoyable week at SES San Jose. Among the many things I learned last week: Some Google employees use their “20% time” on playing pool. […]

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