Archive for September, 2007

September ’07: Best Search/Marketing Posts

Filed in Link Roundups by Matt McGee on September 30, 2007 2 Comments
September ’07: Best Search/Marketing Posts

Here’s my roundup of the best search/marketing posts during September. If you’re new to SBS, this is a monthly feature and will lead to something fun in a few months. You can find earlier “Best Of”s for each month in the archives. Only rule is that my own posts are not eligible. Small Business David/Search […]

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Still Looking for Yahoo Answers in SERPs

Filed in Social Media by Matt McGee on September 28, 2007 2 Comments
Still Looking for Yahoo Answers in SERPs

Just wanted to drop a quick reminder that I am still very interested in any search queries you come across where a Yahoo Answers page is visible in the SERPs. The reasons for this request will become clear soon enough. James Zolman of Apollo SEM in Idaho emailed me today with a Yahoo Answer appearing […]

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Happy Birthday, Google. Here’s Your Horoscope.

Filed in Google by Matt McGee on September 28, 2007 2 Comments
Happy Birthday, Google. Here’s Your Horoscope.

Google celebrated birthday #9 yesterday. For many people birthdays are a day to look ahead to the next 12 months and wonder what the year will bring. Personally, I think astrology is a bunch of hooey, but I had a feeling a horoscope might help us understand what’s in store for the Big G. So […]

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Use Yahoo Answers, Win an iPhone

Filed in Social Media by Matt McGee on September 27, 2007 0 Comments
Use Yahoo Answers, Win an iPhone

They’re the only Q&A site still standing, but Yahoo Answers still has the promotional wheels spinning. Today they announced a contest called the Best Answers Sweeps, where you can win an Apple iPhone with a 2-year prepaid calling plan. How? By giving “Best Answers” in the Consumer Electronics or Computers & Internet categories. (see image […]

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Today’s News from Marchex

Filed in Local Search by Matt McGee on September 27, 2007 0 Comments
Today’s News from Marchex

If you’re interested in local search (and you know I am), you should be aware of some announcements that came from Marchex today: Open List, the local/city guide portal Marchex owns, has been relaunched with a new look, expanded content, and tighter integration with Marchex’s portfolio of local/vertical web sites. Here’s the official release. Per […]

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Business Cards: Form over Function?

Filed in Small Biz Marketing by Matt McGee on September 26, 2007 1 Comment
Business Cards: Form over Function?

For many small businesses, the business card is an incredibly important marketing tool; sometimes, it’s the only marketing tool a small business has! When I started Small Business SEM and realized I’d be attending conferences and other events, I decided to do an SBS card (shown at right). Nothing fancy, but you can’t beat FREE […]

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