Archive: 2006

I have some tidbits of news to share, that my friends would like for me to squish in before I pass out for the holidays, so here are some things I’m shoving into your Christmas stocking, or whatever you wish to use to gather the gifts you deserve. The fun crew at Gray Hat News created SEO Trumps. I went over and played with it yesterday but kept fussing about my card and Miss Perfectionist-ed myself out of the gameRead more…

For those who stuck their fingers in their ears and loudly sang “La, La, La, La, La…” while reading my Why Does Time Magazine’s Choice of “You” Bother Me?, I bet you will get with the program because Danny Sullivan wrote about online user behavior too. He writes about “blog drama”. And, he wrote: “Whatever Happened to Online Etiquette? from David Pogue at the New York Times came out last week and really struck a chord with me, as I’veRead more…

Ah, the raw, unyielding power of Web 2.0. My friend, Lee Odden, learned his Top Rank blog site was banned from Digg. He discovered this unceremoniously and is justifiably angry. Lee writes, The site or blog owner has little control over whether other people submit stories and/or vote on them, bury them or report them as spam. Even if they’re not. Sites can be banned from having their stories submitted to digg based on the activities of others having nothingRead more…

The voting sheet is up! Loren Baker’s Search Engine Journal Vote for the 2006 Search Blogs Awards is ready. I went directly to the voting page from a link by another site and missed the instructions on the official page that explains how to vote. I recommend reading about it first. Another hint…it seems to perform differently in Firefox than in IE. This blog mysteriously made the list for Best Search Engine Blogger of 2006. Where it says “Kim KrauseRead more…

At the Chicago Search Engine Strategies conference held earlier this month, two themes were repeated in various ways by different panels of speakers that I felt were strong messages to keep in mind. The first item is understanding that search engines sincerely want your content. This is not an excuse to manipulate them. Rather, the message was simple. Clearly state on every page the topic or theme, and the search engines can take it from there. Even if your pageRead more…

Found on a search at Digg for “Time Person of the Year”: “Digg is experiencing a high volume of traffic right now. Please try your search again later.”

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