Archive for October, 2007

October ’07: Best Search/Marketing Posts

Filed in Link Roundups by Matt McGee on October 31, 2007 2 Comments
October ’07: Best Search/Marketing Posts

Here’s my roundup of the best search/marketing posts during October, and what a month it was! The gang at Search Engine Journal was on fire — they have six links below, if I counted correctly. Search Engine Guide shows up several times, as does Gooruze. In fact, with 40+ links below, this might be the […]

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Two New Articles (and a fun, new page!)

Filed in Miscellaneous by Matt McGee on October 30, 2007 0 Comments
Two New Articles (and a fun, new page!)

Since you can’t get enough of my byline, here are two articles I’ve written that are now available on other sites: SEO Basics: Meta Tags at Gooruze.com Common SEO mistakes – and how to avoid them at DM News The Gooruze article is #2 in an SEO Basics series I’m writing which has been well […]

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How Amazon.com Became the SEO-Smartest Retailer Online

Filed in MY BEST POSTS, SEO, Web Site Content by Matt McGee on October 28, 2007 12 Comments
How Amazon.com Became the SEO-Smartest Retailer Online

Answer: By turning their web site into a playground for shoppers like you and me. Summary: Amazon has just launched Video Product Reviews, and its Amapedia wiki site is growing. The SEO impacts are obvious, as are the lessons for other retailers, big and small. (read on for full story…) Introducing Video Product Reviews The […]

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Yahoo Answers Zaps Spam in a Snap

Filed in Social Media by Matt McGee on October 25, 2007 2 Comments
Yahoo Answers Zaps Spam in a Snap

Within the last couple months, Yahoo Answers changed how moderation is done on the site. I wrote about the new emphasis on “trusted reporters” and the promise to reply to spam reports more quickly. That was a month or so ago, and since then I’ve been using the site and reporting crap when I see […]

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Gooruze Ranking System

Filed in Social Media by Matt McGee on October 22, 2007 0 Comments
Gooruze Ranking System

Quick note to all Gooruze members: There’s an interesting discussion underway on the site about the Gooruze ranking system. Might be worth reading to see how you can become a more prominent member of the community.

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SBS Flashback: October 2006

Filed in Miscellaneous by Matt McGee on October 20, 2007 0 Comments
SBS Flashback: October 2006

For those of you who are new SBS readers & subscribers, here’s a list of noteworthy posts you probably missed from one year ago. I try to put together a post like this each month. Scroll to the end to see previous Flashbacks. Optimizing PDFs for SEO The SBS Interview: Jon Glick, pt. 1 The […]

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