Archive for April, 2008

SBS Flashback: April 2007

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

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. Google Maps has a new Onebox Display YouTube Marketing Tips 8 Things Google Maps is Missing Happy National Look Alike […]

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An SEO’s Tools: A Hammer or a Paintbrush?

Filed in SEO by Matt McGee on April 14, 2008 9 Comments
An SEO’s Tools: A Hammer or a Paintbrush?

Give a bad Web site to a good SEO, and you have a match made in heaven. A good SEO knows what tools to use when fixing a site. I don’t mean these kinds of tools (i.e., Firefox plugins, Greasemonkey scripts, etc.) in the literal sense, I mean figurative tools. Like this: Do I need […]

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Outtakes from Today’s SEL Column with John Tuggle

Filed in Small Biz Marketing by Matt McGee on April 10, 2008 2 Comments
Outtakes from Today’s SEL Column with John Tuggle

If you’re a local electrician or general contractor, how great would it be to have a feature and a link on, say, the Home Depot web site? That’s kinda what happened to guitar teacher John Tuggle. Gibson Guitars found his video guitar lessons you YouTube, and added him to their web site. How’s that for […]

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March Madness SEO Contest goes Gonzo

Filed in Off-Topic by Matt McGee on April 7, 2008 1 Comment
March Madness SEO Contest goes Gonzo

March Madness is over, and with Kansas beating Memphis in one of the best NCAA championship games I’ve seen, we have a winner in this year’s 2nd annual SEO bracket contest: Congrats to Taylor Pratt of Gonzo SEO for a dominating performance — no one else passed 100 points, and Taylor outscored Eric Lander (2nd […]

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Matt’s Big Blogging Resource List

Filed in Blogging by Matt McGee on April 7, 2008 10 Comments
Matt’s Big Blogging Resource List

A client recently asked me to share a few blogging tips and recommend some good articles to read. I went a little overboard with the recommended reading portion of that task, and then decided to go whole-hog and put together this huge list of 61 recommended articles and posts about blogging. Now you can just […]

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Adding A Business to MSN/Live Local Search

Filed in Bing, Local Search by Matt McGee on April 3, 2008 31 Comments
Adding A Business to MSN/Live Local Search

MSN’s Local Search property, Live Search Maps, used to rely on Localeze for all its business listings. If you wanted to add or edit a listing in MSN Local, that’s where you went to take care of it. That’s since been replaced by MSN’s own Local Business Listings Center, which operates quite similarly to Google’s […]

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