/2005

Is Google trying to compete by using AOL content?

I have been mulling over the whole Google / AOL deal and trying to figure out why it would be promising so much. For example, Google will be showing AOL ads that link directly to AOL topics which match […]

By |December 20th, 2005|Content|Comments Off on Is Google trying to compete by using AOL content?

2006 Search Engine Predictions

Ok, I guess it is that time of year to gaze into the SEO crystal ball and make some predictions. My predictions for last year were way off the mark, so hopefully I will do better this time.

Click fraud […]

By |December 19th, 2005|SEO|Comments Off on 2006 Search Engine Predictions

Yahoo update must have been mild

I saw basically no changes at all with the Yahoo update, and the forum patter about it seems to be pretty light, so I have to assume it did not do tons of damage to most webmasters. In fact, […]

By |December 17th, 2005|SEO|Comments Off on Yahoo update must have been mild

Yahoo! is updating tonight

Yahoo! put out a weather alert informing us that they will be making changes to the index tonight. You should see some changes in ranking as well as some shuffling of the pages that are included in the index. This […]

By |December 15th, 2005|SEO|Comments Off on Yahoo! is updating tonight

The whole Zawodny Cutts Link Selling Thing

Ok, this topic has mushroomed in the various blogs and forums, so I wanted to make sure no one missed it, and to add a comment of my own. If you have not yet heard (and I am sure […]

By |December 14th, 2005|SEO|Comments Off on The whole Zawodny Cutts Link Selling Thing

Need help? Visit an SEO forum!

After I left that other SEO forum, along with lots of other disenchanted members, I began searching for another SEO forum that I could call home. Turns out, I now have several different homes.

First of all, the news of […]

By |December 12th, 2005|SEO|Comments Off on Need help? Visit an SEO forum!

When an SEO becomes a star

How many times have I posted a link to a post or tool by Randfish (Rand Fishkin – seomoz.org)? I am not awake enough to go back through and count them all, but it has been a significant share […]

By |December 11th, 2005|SEO|Comments Off on When an SEO becomes a star

Penalties and how long they last

A few days ago, I talked about a site that finally got indexed by Google after 6 months of owning the domain (presumably after having a penalty lifted). Today, I listened to the interview with Matt Cutts (download it […]

By |December 9th, 2005|SEO|Comments Off on Penalties and how long they last

Finally got accepted to YPN

I applied months ago to the Yahoo! Publisher Network, which is still in beta, hoping to be able to compare it to Google Adsense. I had essentially given up on ever being accepted, but just yesterday, I got the […]

By |December 7th, 2005|PPC|Comments Off on Finally got accepted to YPN

A new, intelligent way to build links?

A forum friend notified me of a new site he has created at www.contentrelay.com . He describes it by saying:

Content Relay enables webmasters to provide written content to other webmasters for the purpose of link building.
So basically you can […]

By |December 6th, 2005|SEO|Comments Off on A new, intelligent way to build links?