Having Fun With Anchor Text Part I

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2007 Tour de France Winner – Wikipedia

The Tour de France is scheduled to begin tomorrow, so I was doing some research for another site and was really amazed at the favoritism Google shows Wikipedia. So I decided to break it down and show bad it really is. Below is a list of all the stops on this years Tour de France, I’ve gone through and removed … [Continue reading 2007 Tour de France Winner – Wikipedia]

v7ndotcom Elursrebmem Blogs

After what seems like forever (but is really only 4 days) my v7ndotcom elursrebmem entry finally ranks, coming in somewhere between 25 and 30 depending on what ranking tool and data center you happen to be using (SERP). However now that every SEO on the planet has a blog I thought I might cruise around the blogosphere and see how … [Continue reading v7ndotcom Elursrebmem Blogs]

Behold the Power of Authority

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Optimal Titles: SEO Case Study

SEO Case Study: Optimal Title Structure Experiment: To determine what the optimal structure is for a title soley for page ranking. Hypothesis: Page titles are one the most important on page ranking factors, and achieving the best layout will help a page rank for it’s desired phrase. I believe that that [Keyword Phrase : Title] will rank higher than any … [Continue reading Optimal Titles: SEO Case Study]

Reputation Management for Image Search

So I was doing an image search and came across something interesting. Looking for [Jet Blue] showed some interesting results. What caught my eye was the pictures of the failed landing gear incident. Not what I would consider an ideal image SERP. What does your an image SERP for your company, your product or your name yield? Remember what starts … [Continue reading Reputation Management for Image Search]

Reputation Management – Case Study, Part I

Since my experiment in reputation management is actually getting much more interesting than I planned I thought I should go back and do a proper writeup.

Primate Spheres in the Blue Grass State

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Google, Dictionaries and SEO

One of the things toolbars and personalized search will do is reduce algo busting to the equivalent of speaking Latin. However personally I hate personalized search, and don’t think it’s going to be as big as they all hope, so I like to practice a little algo dissection from time to time. One of my favorite methods is pushing a … [Continue reading Google, Dictionaries and SEO]

Compete Still a Bit Wet Behind the Ears

I actually like Compete I think it’s quite a bit more accurate than Alexa or other competing services, however when I see comments like this on their blog it makes me question some of their conclusions: Every search query we see in our data is a query performed by an actual person. via compete blog

SEO Case Study: Outbound Links

SEO Case Study: Outbound Links Experiment: To determine if outbound links help a page rank for a term hypothesis: By linking out to other websites you improve your “hub score” and become a resource for a particular search term (see Hilltop algorithm). Background: One of the questions that gets asked fairly frequently in search engine forums is do outbound links … [Continue reading SEO Case Study: Outbound Links]

What Can You Learn From the iPhone

So you’re sitting around wishing you could have some of that iPhone traffic, but your never going to get your pages to rank in time. Well friend how about you make this a learning experience. Go to the Google trends page for June 29th. Take a look at all iPhone related searches people are doing. Wait for the next big … [Continue reading What Can You Learn From the iPhone]

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Using Google Sitemaps for Competitive Intelligence

I’m a big fan of the Google Webmaster Central Program and using sitemaps. I agree that you should build your website so that it is crawlable and not rely on sitemaps to compensate for poor site architecture, but hands down there is no better tool when you are migrating or cleaning up after a site migration than webmaster central. However … [Continue reading Using Google Sitemaps for Competitive Intelligence]

MyMac Melbourne Threatens Blogger

It’s amazing in this day and age that companies really don’t know how harness the power of the internet for good. It’s so much easier to try and solve problems and create evangelists instead of threatening legal action. However MyMac Melbourne did the opposite they took a bad situation and made it worse threatening to sue him. Also be sure … [Continue reading MyMac Melbourne Threatens Blogger]

Maximizing Profits With Website Design and Layout: Part III

In Maximizing Profits With Website Design and Layout: Part I, we looked at some examples of screen resolutions, and content placement. In Maximizing Profits With Website Design and Layout: Part II, we looked at how banner size affected the “sweet spot” being above or below the fold. In part III we’re going to look at liquid versus static.

Understanding Confrontational and Controversial Marketing

Controversial and confrontational marketing are time tested methods for bringing traffic, attention and links to your company, product or website, however there’s more to it than just picking a fight.

Linkbait if it’s Good Enough for Forbes it’s Good Enough for Me

I’ve made no secret of my Disney fan status, in fact I have several news feeds set up to catch Disney items. Catching up in the feed reader this morning I came across the following: Top 10 luxury attractions at Disney World Top 10 luxury attractions at Disney World How to have a five-star vacation at Disney parks and resorts … [Continue reading Linkbait if it’s Good Enough for Forbes it’s Good Enough for Me]