• Laurie Sullivan, Apr 20, 2010, 4:32 PM
  • Tools To Test Page Load SpeedsSEO by the Sea

    When Google announced that it would start considering a Web site's speed as one signal to rank pages in search results the Google Webmaster Central blog pointed to several tools that a webmaster could use to see how quick their sites loads. Bill Slawski tells us about two tools, Firefox add-ons, that work with Firebug. He runs down a list of the Fortune 100 companies in 2009, providing page speed scores and YSlow Scores to provide an idea of how quick or slow your site might be compared to theirs.Read the whole story...

  • How To Start A PPC AgencyPPC Blog

    Here's some advice if you have thought about starting a paid search agency. With no shortage of competition, (SEMPO lists more than 700 members) you will need to have a niche that makes your agency stand out from the rest. Think in terms of threes, according to Giovanna. Decided on three words that describe your company and let them become the keywords from which you build your brand.Read the whole story...

  • Automated Link-Building In The FutureSEOmozBlog

    Link building tools have become a popular subject on SEOmozBlog. So Will Critchlow builds a prototype tool to monitor the Web for mentions of the topic.Providing insight into link building in the future, Critchlow delves into technologies xpath, YQL, Google App Engine, and PythonRead the whole story...