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SBS and Search Engine Crawling / Indexing

Filed in Bing, Google, SEO, Yahoo by Matt McGee on May 6, 2006 0 Comments
SBS and Search Engine Crawling / Indexing

Let me use SBS as a guinea pig one more time, because inevitably you were or will be in the same position I’m in now — with a web site that’s just launched. I’m not all that concerned about my SE rankings since this isn’t a moneymaker for me. But your site is probably designed [...]

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SBS, SERPs, and the Search Algo Scale

Filed in Bing, Google, SEO, Yahoo by Matt McGee on May 6, 2006 0 Comments
SBS, SERPs, and the Search Algo Scale

This is really stunning, and should shed some light on the differences between Google, Yahoo, and MSN for the small business owner who doesn’t understand how the three SEs and their algorithms work. This web site, Small Business SEM (SBS), is less than a month old. The first post was written April 18th. This will [...]

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Finding pages to get links from

Filed in Link Building by Matt McGee on May 5, 2006 0 Comments
Finding pages to get links from

Jim Boykin of We Build Pages writes a couple terrific posts to help you find the best pages on others web sites to get links from. If you’re out there in the jungle looking for people to link to you, there’s a good chance your attitude is that you want the other site to put [...]

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Directories page updated

Filed in Site News by Matt McGee on May 2, 2006 0 Comments
Directories page updated

Just a heads up that the Directories page has been updated and somewhat re-written, with more information, a few new links, and a better overall flow to the content.

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Linking 101

Filed in Link Building by Matt McGee on May 2, 2006 0 Comments
Linking 101

I should really do a full page on this, but it’s super late so that will have to wait. I just spent some time reading and writing on the Search Engine Watch forum, and ran into a couple posts from people still caught up in the idea of reciprocal linking as a means to better [...]

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Local Search “should be booming”

Filed in Local Search, Statistics by Matt McGee on May 1, 2006 0 Comments
Local Search “should be booming”

Not so much a “how to” for the small business reader, but a big picture of the industry — Rachel Rosmarin writes on Forbes.com that the Local Search industry “should be booming.” Research shop the Kelsey Group estimates the sector generated $3.4 billion last year, but it could grow to $13 billion by 2010. (snip) [...]

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