Archive for January, 2010

2010 SEMMY Nominations Announced (and they include me!)

Filed in SEMMY Awards by Matt McGee on January 13, 2010 2 Comments
2010 SEMMY Nominations Announced (and they include me!)

Big sigh of relief and deep breath over here at McGee HQ. The 2010 SEMMY Award nominees have just been posted in 17 categories. You can see all the categories and nominees at www.semmys.org. That means my life returns to normal … until next week when it all starts up again. The judges will now […]

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Teaching at GetListed Local University

Filed in Conferences/Educ. by Matt McGee on January 11, 2010 4 Comments
Teaching at GetListed Local University

If you live in Eastern Washington, consider yourself invited to the first GetListed.org Local University event. It’s happening February 4th in Spokane, with two identical half-day seminars planned to teach small businesses how to increase visibility and do better business via local search. I’m one of a handful of speakers (can we call ourselves teachers […]

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Yelp’s Dramatic Growth in 2009

Filed in Local Search by Matt McGee on January 9, 2010 4 Comments
Yelp’s Dramatic Growth in 2009

Tri-Cities, Washington — where I live — is generally about two years behind the rest of the country when it comes to adopting whatever’s hot. I know this from spending close to 10 years as a web designer and marketer in this area, and from living here for more than 15 years. So it wasn’t […]

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2010 SEMMY Awards launching next week

Filed in SEMMY Awards by Matt McGee on January 8, 2010 0 Comments
2010 SEMMY Awards launching next week

It’s that time of year again: Time to honor some of the best articles, blog posts, and content published about online marketing during the previous year. I’m talking about the 2010 SEMMY Awards, which will launch next week. I’ve posted more details on the SEMMYS web site, but in brief I’ll let you know that […]

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Online Marketing Reading Suggestion

Filed in Miscellaneous by Matt McGee on January 5, 2010 0 Comments
Online Marketing Reading Suggestion

As long as I’m handing out reading suggestions today, here’s another one. Don’t miss Tamar Weinberg’s excellent annual Best Of post: Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2009 I’m happy to see a few of my posts on the list, both from here and from HyperlocalBlogger.com. But there’s a ton of great stuff over there, and […]

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Local Search Reading Suggestion

Filed in Local Search by Matt McGee on January 5, 2010 0 Comments
Local Search Reading Suggestion

Mike Blumenthal is running an annual series of posts that involves a variety of people writing guest articles about important things that happened in local search during the previous year. I sent in a short piece a few days ago as my contribution, but the series started today with an excellent set of information and […]

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