Author Archive for: ‘Peter Da Vanzo’

Daily Search Blog Roundup, April 4, 2007

Eh? No way keyword-in-the-title-tag is the most important ranking factor. It’s not even necessary, especially if you happen to be Wikipedia. Clicktale heatmaps. Web stats that show you where on the screen your visitors are looking. Is social search the next paradigm? AOL’s programming director weighs in. Content isn’t king: turns out that Viacom’s content wasn’t that critical to YouTube …

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SEO Centric Web Design

Often, web design theory has got it backwards. A web site is often conceived as an entity which reflects the company who publishes the web site. A mission statement, given form. The reality is that people don’t care about mission statements, they care about seeing their own reflection. Or “it’s not about you, it’s about me”. In no environment is …

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Daily Search Blog Roundup, April 3, 2007

Good overview of WordPress plugins for SEO. MySpace. Huge page views, revenue not so hot. Brevity is the new black. Twitter is text messaging made more interesting, and possibly useful. Web 2.0 is vulnerable to attack. JavaScript hijacking. An update on Google Spam reporting. Official Google Blog. Which content area should you target? Aaron looks at how to evaluate good …

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Topix Reinvents Itself

Topix goes all Web 2.0-ish. “Topix is reinventing itself from a software-based news aggregator site to a citizen journalist hub where anyone can submit news and photos and sign up to be a volunteer editor selecting featured stories“ Rich Skrenta, the guy behind Topix, tells us the reason why: ” We took a hard look at ourselves last year. We …

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Buy Digg Votes

I don’t know if this is more 1st of April japery or not. Subvert and Profit is a vote buying web site on which you can buy Diggs. “We are a new kind of black market. We allow advertisers to purchase actions on social networks, and we pay social network users to perform those actions…We are currently only recruiting Digg …

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Google And The Ad Networks

If there was any doubt that the search engines want to each the affiliate networks lunch, then this news, if true, should remove that doubt: “Google Inc. has emerged with Microsoft Corp. as a contender to buy online advertising company DoubleClick Inc., according to a media report Monday. The competition between Google and The competition between Google is likely to …

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