Default search engine quest ends

Back on 12/11, I mentioned that I was on a quest to find a new default search engine. For one week each, I was going to try Yahoo, MSN, and Ask. This past week was Ask's turn. [...]

By |December 31st, 2006|SEO|7 Comments

SEOld Lang Syne

Should auld search engines be forgot
And never brought to mind
Should old search engines be forgot
and days of auld lang syne?

For auld lang syne, my dear,
for auld lang syne,
we'll take a cup of algos yet,
for auld lang syne.

Should auld search engines [...]

By |December 31st, 2006|SEO|1 Comment

Z-List Meme

Eric Enge told me about the latest meme that is spreading which is geared towards highlighting blogs that deserve more attention than they may be getting. Started by Mack Collier, it gives link love to blogs that deserve it. [...]

By |December 28th, 2006|Content|7 Comments

SEO Scoop's 2006 Stats

Since SEOmoz is sort of requesting bloggers' stats, and Graywolf has followed suit, I thought I'd share some stats as well. Unfortunately, I changed hosts earlier this year, so I only have some stats since April. In addition, [...]

By |December 27th, 2006|SEO|5 Comments

SEO strategies for 2007

Looking back on 2006, I can see that I've had some successes and some failures in my SEO strategies. Most of the failures centered around lack of interest and/or time, while some involved technical "oopsies" on my part. [...]

By |December 26th, 2006|SEO|1 Comment

Next on the using a new search engine series

Following up on my test of using other search engines series (started here and continuing here), last week was MSN's turn (or, Live). MSN didn't fare as well for me as Yahoo! did. I didn't have a horrible [...]

By |December 25th, 2006|SEO|1 Comment

Google index updates

I've been making some noise (often sarcastically) about Google not acknowledging the SERPs changes that webmasters have been seeing over the last few weeks. See comments here, here and here. Basically, Matt Cutts has been saying repeatedly that [...]

By |December 23rd, 2006|SEO|2 Comments

Merry Christmas!

Christmas is arriving shortly, and I'm being tugged in various directions to prepare for it. SEO has to go on the backburner for a few days, so if you don't hear from me, that's why. I hope all [...]

By |December 22nd, 2006|Content|Comments Off on Merry Christmas!

You can own me!

Just for fun, I ran SEO Scoop through Leapfish's domain appraisal tool. Here's the result:

Note that the appraisal did not take the ice cream scoop graphic into consideration, which of course, would raise the value considerably, but I'll be [...]

By |December 20th, 2006|SEO|5 Comments

Update on using a new search engine

A week ago, I began my quest to find a new default search engine. Last week, I used Yahoo! exclusively. How did it fare? Just fine. I was perfectly content with it all week. I [...]

By |December 18th, 2006|SEO|Comments Off on Update on using a new search engine