Archive for January, 2008

6 Ways to Overcome the Visibility Problem

Filed in Blogging, Small Biz Marketing by Matt McGee on January 18, 2008 2 Comments
6 Ways to Overcome the Visibility Problem

I’ve had a few conversations this week about the limitations of the SEMMY awards. I’m well aware of some of the great articles, authors, and sites that are under-represented. And I’m thankful that those people have accepted my omissions with grace. Those conversations have led me to do a lot of thinking this week about […]

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SBS Flashback: January 2007

Filed in Miscellaneous by Matt McGee on January 16, 2008 0 Comments
SBS Flashback: January 2007

Welcome to any and all new SBS readers. My Feedburner number has jumped dramatically since the SEO Success Pyramid post last week. Thanks for jumping on board. 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 […]

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What Does Your PPC Ad Say About You?

Filed in PPC Advertising by Matt McGee on January 14, 2008 6 Comments
What Does Your PPC Ad Say About You?

If you’re a company that’s desperate to get small business signups, and you don’t really have good marketing judgment, you’ll use Google AdWords to position yourself as a middleman offering a “free” link “for SEO credit”. (Never mind the likelihood that most of your business listing pages have no PageRank to speak of. Heck, not […]

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Introducing: The SEMMYS

Filed in SEMMY Awards by Matt McGee on January 14, 2008 6 Comments
Introducing: The SEMMYS

How many blog posts and articles do you think the SEM industry produces in a given week? Hundreds? What about a month? A full year? Whatever the answers are, the numbers must be pretty staggering. How on earth do you even try to hand out awards for great content when there’s so much content to […]

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The SEO Success Pyramid

Filed in MY BEST POSTS, SEO by Matt McGee on January 8, 2008
The SEO Success Pyramid

John Wooden, the greatest basketball coach ever, never talked to his teams about winning. He talked to them about preparation and about the process of becoming a great team. Wooden’s philosophy on coaching (and life) is summed up in the “Pyramid of Success,” which beats the tail off all that Self-Help Guru junk you see […]

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I Won Some Awards … You Can Win a Google Fridge

Filed in Site News by Matt McGee on January 7, 2008 3 Comments
I Won Some Awards … You Can Win a Google Fridge

It’s not everyday you win an award that your industry peers voted on, and it’s even rarer that you win two such awards in the same day! And it’s even rarer, still, that you get asked to judge another competition at the same time. But all that happened to me today, and it’s a real […]

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