|Forum: General Search Engine Marketing Issues|
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|1:|| A Brief History of SEO|
From blind luck to leading edge algo crackers, we have run the gambit and back (please note: This is *not* a eulogy).
|Feb 6, 2002|
|2:|| A Brief History of SEO|
SEO Methodologies : A brief history of our industry. (todays flashback)
|Apr 1, 2010|
|3:|| A Dropped Site Checklist|
If you wake up to a search engine disaster, here is the starting point to find some answers.
|May 19, 2004|
|4:|| A Dropped Site Checklist|
You say your site was doing really well for a long time, and then, POOF? Here's a great place to start your repair process.
|May 19, 2004|
|5:|| Alexa Toolbar Suggested Links Come From Where?|
Any way to change what Alexa shows for the suggested links on your site via their toolbar?
|Jan 14, 2003|
|6:|| Are SEO's expensive?|
"Why does it cost $100+ an hour to hire a SEO professional?"
|Dec 11, 2001|
|7:|| Atlas Releases Study on PPC Placement at AdTech Search Conference|
New study released at the huge search and Ad conference AdTech shows position is not everything when it comes to traffic levels.
|July 13, 2004|
|8:|| Building the Perfect Page - Part I - The Basics||Dec 24, 2003|
|9:|| Building the Perfect Page - Part II - The Basics||Feb 19, 2004|
|10:|| Building the Perfect Page - Part III - The Basics|
Developing an effective META Description Tag
|June 18, 2004|
|11:|| Can You Trust Your Host With Your Site and SEO?||Mar 9, 2008|
|12:|| Can a small niche site compete against a mega-site|
"What can I do to improve my ranking?"
|June 2, 2006|
|13:|| Comscore: Google's February Search Share Down Globally|
"Google Inc's share of the global Web search market dipped in February from January, despite a rise in its U.S. search share, an Internet industry analyst said on Wednesday, citing comScore data."
|Mar 19, 2008|
|14:|| Content is King, or Links are King: What's Your Money On|
"As we all know and have been hearing that content is the king and link is the secondary aspect as regards to SEO, what would you guys opine on this subject in the modern SEO era."
|Sept 13, 2007|
|15:|| Convera Survey : Only One in Ten Search Engine Biz Users are Satisfied on First Attempt|
"Only 21 percent feel that their search query is always understood. Less than 25 percent of professionals are very confident that when using popular Internet search engines they've looked everywhere to find answers."
|Dec 28, 2006|
|16:|| Court Finds SEO Firm Responsible For Online Sales of Counterfeit Goods|
"For Internet Intermediaries like SEOs and web hosts, this should be a cautionary warning," says Christopher Finnerty, one of the lawyers for Cleveland Golf.[br][br]"The jury found that web hosts and SEO's cannot rely solely on third parties to police their web sites and provide actual notice of counterfeit sales from the brand owners.[br][br]Even prior to notification from a third party, Internet intermediaries must be proactive to stop infringing sales when they knew or should have known that these illegal sales were occurring through one of the web sites they host."
|Mar 16, 2011|
|17:|| Cron Tutorial|
Nice tutorial post on setting up a cron job (for non-unix geeks).
|Dec 10, 2001|
|18:|| Developing Effective META Description Elements|
I'm finding way too many instances of sites experiencing problems which may be due to issues revolving around meta descriptions, duplication, and believe it or not, lack of having one.
|Aug 30, 2007|
|19:|| Displaying URI's in the SERPs||Jan 15, 2007|
|20:|| Does Incorrect HTML Syntax Affect SE Rankings?|
For years, SEOs have used "creative HTML" to attain rankings. There is a growing body of evidence that search engine indexers are getting tighter about valid code.
|Sept 2, 2002|
|21:|| EU Advisors Say Search Engines Must Cut Data Retention Time|
"The officials decided after a two-day meeting in Brussels that the maximum time for keeping search data is six months."
|Apr 6, 2008|
|22:|| FTC Seeks Tighter Grip Over Online Advertising|
"In the most significant review of online advertising in eight years, FTC Commissioners express concern over the state of online advertising and indicated they will increase oversight over the industry."
|Nov 5, 2007|
|23:|| Fear Factor : Ranking the Search Engine Updates|
Although Google's Florida Update is fresh in everyones mind, it ranks as low as 4th or 5th for all time update impact by many old school SEO'ers.
|Dec 2, 2003|
|24:|| Flashback : A Dropped Site Checklist|
A classic 2nd look at this primer-come-referesher course.
|Dec 28, 2004|
|25:|| How Do You Beat Heavy Competition?|
The age old SEO question: how to run with the big dogs?
|Nov 28, 2002|
|26:|| How Does One Become an AOL Keyword||Jan 13, 2003|
|27:|| How Many Search Results Should I Track?|
"...track my site's search engine rankings on various keywords with automated software. The software defaults at checking the top 100 results."
|Sept 15, 2009|
|28:|| How do Search Engines Treat Rotating Content|
"Some forums and content management systems have 'newsflash' type content."
|May 10, 2007|
|29:|| How search engines work. A primer.|
Search engines consist of five discrete software components:
|June 12, 2001|
|30:|| IAC to Separate into five Publicly Traded Companies|
"...announced today that its Board of Directors has approved a plan to separate IAC into five publicly traded companies:"
|Nov 5, 2007|
|31:|| Increasing Repeat Visitors|
What type of new content annoucements really work?
|Nov 5, 2001|
|32:|| Independent Search Engine Relevance Test|
Inktomi outperformed 4 other search engines in an independent search engine relevance test commissioned by Inktomi.
|Apr 9, 2003|
|33:|| InfoSearch Media Merges with MAC Worldwide, Inc|
TrafficLogic (aka: InfoSearchMedia) takes required moves in preparation of going public.
|Dec 22, 2004|
|34:|| InfoSearchMedia Goes Public - Now Trading on Board|
The first major SEO/M company to go public in quite some time. Now trading on the Nasdaq.
|Jan 7, 2005|
|35:|| Is SEO Dead or just Resting?|
"Have you prepared for the transition?"
|Feb 19, 2009|
|36:|| Is SEO evolving into full Project Management?|
"It takes a great project manager or developer and when folks ask where SEO is going I think that´s the direction we´re moving in. A well optimized site is a well planned and developed site."
|May 29, 2002|
|37:|| Is it still possible to get high rankings in all search engines?|
Can the same page still attain high rankings in multiple engines?
|June 26, 2002|
|38:|| Jakob Nielsen: "Search Engines are Leeches!"|
"I worry that search engines are sucking out too much of the Web's value, acting as leeches on companies that create the very source materials the search engines index. Liberation from search dependency is a strategic imperative for both websites and software vendors."
|Jan 9, 2006|
|39:|| Keyword or Brandable Domain Name|
It's a staple topic of optimization - to go keyword domain or not to go keyword domain?
|Feb 24, 2003|
|40:|| LawMem Publishes Court Ruling in Search King vs Google|
Calling it a victory for Google, Lawmem has published the latest ruling in Search King vs Google.
|Jan 27, 2003|