Friday, December 18, 2009
  • Laurie Sullivan, December 18, 2009, 2:35 PM
  • Fishkin Promotes Xmas Spirit In Link AcquisitionSEOmozBlog

    In this week's Whiteboard Friday Rand Fishkin puts on a red Santa hat and white beard to look at a new model that cold attract inbound links. He takes us back to the 1990s to explain how links were earned. These days, SEO professionals have entered a new generation of link acquisition.

    The Web has become more selfish, Fishkin says. But if you think about the Web and link acquisition in the spirit of giving, similar to the holidays, you may receive more than you thought.Read the whole story...

  • Bing Fixes IPhone AppBing Blog

    Justin Jed tells us about fixes to Bing's mobile iPhone application. Apparently people are generally excited about the application, but a few bugs stopped the application from working properly.

    For example, the use of voice search outside the U.S. appears to cash the application. Jed writes that Bing has identified the problem and has begun working on a fix.Read the whole story...

  • Google SERP Flux SurveyHuoMah

    David Harry is looking for some "fellow search geeks and phreaks" willing to help with a test to gain insight into the level of flux in personalized search on Google sites.

    He ran a test earlier this year, but in light of recent changes, he thought it time to run it again. For those willing to participate, Harry has a short list of items you will need to provide.Read the whole story...

  • The Intersection Of PR And SEOWebProNews

    In a video, aimClear founder and SEO expert Marty Weintraub and Abby Johnson talk about the intersection between online pr and SEO, as well as link building.

    Weintraub notes that press releases hitch a ride through the news cycle in search engine results and often compete with other media links or agency links such as IRS.gov. He provides insight on how to build links, keeping releases in search engines longer.Read the whole story...