Top 5 Marketing Mistakes to Avoid when Optimizing a Website

by Jennifer Osborne December 19th, 2007

Most people think of SEO as a technical role. While CSS, PHP and other programming skills are invaluable to SEO, I tend to think of SEO more as Marketing with technical requirements. More often than not, the marketing part of an SEO's job is overlooked. #5 Writing Body Content for the Search Engines Writing for […]

Lettre ouverte à Kevin Rose

by Dora Gedeon December 18th, 2007

Cher Monsieur Rose, Jai publi un article sur un blog il y a de cela quelques jours Une fonctionnalit sur Digg est brise Ohhhh, Ca fait mal, mettant en lumire quelques uns des problmes auxquels je me suis heurt. Lintention, comme vous le remarquerez nest pas de taper sur Digg en aucune faon, mais seulement […]

How SEO is like shovelling snow

by Ruud Hein December 18th, 2007

Like many Canadians I've spent Sunday and Monday shovelling snow. Heaps of snow. Mountains of snow. And while doing so I couldn't help but think how much of SEO is like shovelling snow. It Takes Teamwork Doing this stuff right takes time. Looking at a site, checking it, changing it. Promoting it, building it out. […]

Addressing Google Adwords. No. Really.

by The Guy December 18th, 2007

Hmmmm…..Sometimes you find things when you least expect it. Like when you happen to be in a meeting, doing a sample search and find yourself standing bolt upright, pointing and exclaiming, "OHMYGOD WHAT'S THAT?!?!" noting, "hmmm, that's interesting", as I found myself doing this morning. Google has gone a step beyond maps to introduce addresses […]

How To Check Your Global Google SERPs Efficiently

by Dev Basu December 18th, 2007

Credit: MirkoGarufi Although Search Engine People has a fair share of Canadian based clientele, we also service the needs of many firms that are located overseas, and often more than half way across the globe. With Local SEO becoming more and more prominent, it's imperative that we track SERP rankings not only on Google (dot) […]

9 Biggest Learnings Re: Running an SEO Business

by Jeff Quipp December 17th, 2007

I've been running Search Engine People for 7 years now, and am just finally getting the company to the point that I know it could run perfectly without me in the picture at all. Don't get me wrong, I'm not planning on leaving or going anywhere. Its just that now, I can focus on working […]

Social Media By The Numbers: Mixx

by Tom Tsinas December 17th, 2007

I would imagine there must be several dozen Digg clones out there. Most would argue that with so much competition and a formidable runaway leader, it would be difficult for a newcomer to break through. Having said this, there was a ton of buzz surrounding Mixx at Pubcon so I spent this week checking out […]

Your Search Wish List Could Make You A Winner

by Donna Fontenot December 17th, 2007

What's on your search wish list this holiday season? Is there something you want from Santa Baby? (er, Santa Google or Santa Yahoo or … you get the idea). To celebrate the holiday season and the coming new year, it's contest time! And of course, the prizes are on everyone's wish list all the time, […]

Its official, Facebook's Toronto network just surpassed the 1 million member mark (see screen print below … I captured it at the moment it hit 1,000,000 just for dramatic effect), and is growing in excess of 1500 new members per day. Toronto is the first city in the world to have this unique distinction. Here […]

'twas The Web Before Christmas

by Ruud Hein December 14th, 2007

"So in order to not make any more sales during Christmas, I don't need to do anything?!" I shook me head. "Nope. Nothing. Just leave your site as-is and your sales will remain more or less the same." "Amazing…" He was clearly impressed, both with my knowledge of search engines as well as their highly […]