Category: SEO/M Industry People

I’m thrilled to tell you that as Founder and Owner of Cre8asiteforums, I can offer Cre8asiteforums members 20% off your registration fee for the next Search Engine Strategies Conference to be held in New York City in March. Visit Cre8asiteforums to sign up as a new member and register for the conference using your 20% off code. The New York Search Engine Strategies conference is one of the largest of their global events. This year’s keynote speaker is a trueRead more…

The search engine optimization industry is known to rally around a fallen comrade one moment and in the next instant, eat one of its own. It’s considered a mercy killing needed to save SEO reputations. It’s never a good idea for an SEO to try and fool another SEO – or a few hundred thousand of them. We’ve seen the dramatic rise, fall and crash of several SEO companies and individuals. Some have managed to return from the dead butRead more…

I keep forgetting to mention, that despite interrogating the founder of the SEMMYS, they somehow managed to nominate one of my articles. While the SEMMY awards are targeted to the search marketing industry, there is a Design and Usability category. It is there that an article I wrote for Website Magazine, called Everyday Usability – 14-Point Checklist for Success has been nominated for inclusion. Tomorrow, judges decide category finalists. Those finalists will be announced on January 25, 2010 and postedRead more…

This is the time of year for annual polls and content. They make for great link bait. If you make such a list, this may be proof your work was noticed by your peers. Perhaps you are overlooked. One recent example is Vote for the top 100 online marketers of 2009, in which they ask you to  ” pick the top 100 most influential online marketers, leaders, and thinkers”.   Where were the marketing user experience people?  Where was searchRead more…

This past weekend I took my family up to NYC to have lunch with Pierre Far of Cli.gs and Chris and Danielle Winfield of 10e20.com. If you’re a fan of this short URL application (and who isn’t?), I’d like you to meet its inventor, Pierre Far. If you haven’t discovered social media experts (it’s true!), Chris and Danielle Winfield, I strongly encourage you to subscribe to their blog and look for Chris at the many conferences he speaks at. They’reRead more…

When OutSpokenMedia blogger, Lisa Barone wrote, Personal Brands in SEO: Stop Obeying False Idols, I enjoyed her thoughtful questions and her gentle personal rant. However, with 89 comments (at the time of this post) of feedback, she hit a nerve. Interestingly, she was inspired by yet another post, The Self-Branding Of Search Marketers by Todd Mintz. Todd writes, Search marketing branding is almost exclusively personal branding. Corporate / agency branding means very little in our industry. Lisa’s version is aRead more…

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