Archive for April, 2008

Twittering for Charity: Follow Me

Filed in Off-Topic by Matt McGee on April 30, 2008 13 Comments
Twittering for Charity: Follow Me

Summary: If you follow me on Twitter, you’ll be helping to raise money for a good cause. Please follow me, then come back to read on for more details….. Twittering for Charity It’s no secret that I’ve been trying to be the last person on Twitter for some time now. You may also know that […]

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Not That It Matters: Toolbar PageRank was Updated

Filed in Google by Matt McGee on April 29, 2008 1 Comment
Not That It Matters: Toolbar PageRank was Updated

I know I shouldn’t post about this … heck, some of you will tell me I shouldn’t even look at it, but one of those coolio Firefox plugins makes the little green bar show up right down there where my eyes always look, so I just notice these things. Anyway, toolbar PageRank has been updated. […]

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Yahoo Answers: 11 Million Answers per Month

Filed in Miscellaneous by Matt McGee on April 27, 2008 5 Comments
Yahoo Answers: 11 Million Answers per Month

Right after my Local Search Workshop at the SBMU show in Houston on Tuesday, I flew to Long Beach to catch the second day of the SMX Social Media conference. This was another small show — just about 150 in attendance from what I could tell. Just as I did in NYC last October, I […]

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The Future of Search Conferences: Smaller Is Better

Filed in Conferences/Educ. by Matt McGee on April 25, 2008 10 Comments
The Future of Search Conferences: Smaller Is Better

I called my wife from Houston this past Monday afternoon and left a quick message on her voicemail: “If you’re going to come to a search conference again next year, you should probably come to this one.” The “this one” I was referring to was Small Business Marketing Unleashed 2008, the first of what I […]

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SBMU 2008 is Underway

Filed in Conferences/Educ. by Matt McGee on April 20, 2008 2 Comments
SBMU 2008 is Underway

This is some of the schwag available to attendees at the Small Business Marketing Unleashed 2008 conference, which is underway tonight with a charity networking event at the Northwest Forest Conference Center in Cypress, TX (outside Houston). The 2-day conference formally kicks off tomorrow morning. I’ll be presenting the SEO Success Pyramid during the opening […]

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An Outline for 90 Minutes of Local Search

Filed in Conferences/Educ. by Matt McGee on April 16, 2008 4 Comments
An Outline for 90 Minutes of Local Search

I’m finally finished. After griping about the challenge of putting together an interesting 90-minute presentation on a single topic, I’m actually somewhat pleased with the final results. I’m talking about the “Local Search Workshop” I’ll be leading next week at the Small Business Marketing Unleashed conference in Houston. So, what on earth am I going […]

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