Category: Social Media

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Rand Fishkin’s Yellow Shoes

Those of you who attend Search Engine Strategies conferences (or know anything about the masters of link baiting) are well-familiar with Rand Fishkin from SEOMOZ. The burning question many of us have is “what is the story behind those yellow shoes Rand?”

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Squidoo, an Emerging Social Media Channel

Squidoo is an emerging social media channel which is demonstrating an ability to attain top organic rankings in highly contested keyword spaces. More importantly the site seems to operate on a simple (yet brilliant) premise that can truly help folks find the content they seek. It’s worth considering as a channel and offers some cool […]

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SES New York Day 2, SEO Through Blogs & Feeds

Today’s seminar tracks included topics about SEO fundamentals, conversion, advanced advertising, contextual ads, and advanced organic optimization. I’m confident that I will remember one session today as the highlight of my SES New York 2007 show. The standing room only crowd for SEO Through Blogs & Feeds was sprinkled with some of the world’s most […]

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SES New York 2007 Day 1

SES New York 2007 Day 1 It’s been quite a morning. I was here yesterday for Jennifer Laycock’s  presentation on viral link baiting and viral marketing. It was an intensive half day class from an accomplished presenter. The morning started early when I nearly stumbled upon Danny Sullivan whom I had never met. I read […]

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University of Minnesota Duluth Bans Facebook and MySpace for Athletes

The University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) has banned varsity athletes’ participation in Internet social networking sites like MySpace an Facebook. If a student athlete is discovered to have such a site “we would ask them to remove it” stated university Athletic Director Bob Neilson in today’s Duluth News Tribune. He continues, “If inappropriate content is […]

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