Category: Just Plain Silly

For years, I imagined Jill Whalen, of High Rankings, crouched over her computer in her sweat pants or pajamas pouring over web page source code to be optimized for search engines. She always struck me as passionate about her craft and certainly, devoted to her newsletter readers every week as she’d patiently answer their questions. The first time I met her was in a hotel lobby in Boston two years ago, when I came as a guest to experience oneRead more…

This past weekend proved to be productive between Jennifer Laycock, search engine marketer and owner of the The Lactivist Breastfeeding blog and the National Pork Board, who had ordered her to remove a shirt used to raise funds for an Ohio breastmilk bank. She has been offered a new, approved slogan – “The Original White Milk”. But more importantly, the response she got from the Pork Board fit what I had hinted at earlier in another post covering this. IRead more…

I am such a lush. SUCH a big, romantic baby. Well. It’s done. Rand Fishkin, known to everyone in the search engine marketing industry as the gorgeous heart throb behind SEOMoz.org, popped the question to his long-time girlfriend, Geraldine, during her favorite TV show. Here is the commerical where he proposed during the Veronica Mars show. Here is her reaction. To be honest, I think Rand risked losing her. At any second, I was thinking they would need to callRead more…

Clearly, I’m about to ruin the true point of this new “Who’s the Coolest” contest running, and I should probably apologize right now, but it’s cold as hell in my office and the first funniest thing to see online in SEO-land since last week has just showed up. Andy Beal has written The Godfather of Search? What About the Godmother? He writes, “Last week I received a quick email from Jeremy Shoemaker, asking me who I thought the “Godfather ofRead 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…

This presentation is a must-see for those who attended the Chicago SES, or wonder what it might be like to attend one. SES Chicago: The Comic Strip by Rebecca Kelley SEOMoz thread here, with comments.

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