Posts Tagged ‘Google’

One Line Wisdom from the Best Little Show in Social

Recently I made the trek to the Great White North to attend and share my thoughts at MediaBistro’s Socialize Conference in Toronto, Ontario.  If you have ever wanted to soak up some serious social media wisdom from the best minds in the business but find the huge conferences a little off-putting, then Socialize may be [...]

“Learning” On The Job – SEO Ninja Training

SEO is like Karate. It’s a martial art. Serious SEO ninjas never stop training. No matter what stage of experience you are in SEO – white belt, brown belt, black belt or Sensei, you’d better be reading, researching, testing, and “learning on the job” regularly!

Meta Descriptions Now Count for SEO says Google?

Alex Bennert (SEOSylph) tweeted a link this evening to an article by Sean Michael Kerner at Small Business Computing from today covering the SES Toronto keynote by Maile Ohye, senior developer programs engineer at Google.  According to the Article, Ohye said that Meta Descriptions are now once again factored into the relevance of a page.  [...]

Google AdWords Contact Forms – A Bad Idea

I caught a tweet this morning from @ClicksIM’s Jami Broom where she stated “Adwords is trying out contact forms as an extension of an ad – pretty cool, I think.”  The link was to a news brief over at SearchEngineLand.com, which provided a short overview of a more detailed review can be found over at [...]

Google Home Page On Crack – The Bigger Picture

The Google Home Page is getting extremely crowded lately. First, they squeezed the sidebar AdWords listings closer to the organic results. Then they added “microformat”, Images in the sidebar product ads, “Google Checkout” buttons, snippets, and “Shopping results” WITH images, right in the organic results. Then came breadcrumbs, and what people are starting to report – THREE entries in the organics for some top listings. The result is serious implications for the visitor experience, and the job of SEO…