Best of 2008 (So Far) - Cool Web Tools, Part 2


Here are more of the most useful business, social media and web marketing tools of 2008.


Best of 2008 (So Far) - SEO Guidance, Part 3


When is including a meta description tag important (and when isn't it)? How can you optimize SEO benefits from internal link building? How does Google view search quality, from the inside? What key weapon in the SEO arsenal do many companies overlook?

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Best of 2008 (So Far) - Cool Web Tools, Part 1


Check out this group of some of the best web tools and best posts about cool online tools so far in 2008. The list includes direct links to register for each service, login and submit a new item, as well as each site's Pagerank and Alexa rank.

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8 Interesting Things You Probably Didn't Know About Google's Algorithm


In splitting it up into two sections -- the eight years before and after 2008, respectively -- we noticed something interesting. That’s where we see one of the first mentions of PageRank, which is the technology that Google continues to use to help rank search results.

Best of 2007: Blog Posts on Social Media Marketing


From 0 To PageRank 4 In 1 Month: Interview With Local Seo Andrew Shotland by Convert Offline This blog interview demonstrates how to quickly build blog traffic by combining quality traffic with social networking.

Best of 2008: SEO Guidance, Part 4


and PageRank is everything (no, Google uses this, but it's only one of more than 200 factors that determine where your pages will show up in searches for specific search terms). Where can you find the best SEO tools and resources (I mean, other than here)?

Best of 2008: SEO Guidance, Part 3


TrustRank—Google and Yahoo versions), and underappreciated concepts related to modern search (for example, Yahoo Personalized PageRank and HarmonicRank) capable of inducing a deer-in-the-headlights stare from many if not most SEO practitioners.

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Best of 2007: Amusing and Creative Marketing Stuff


Hitchhikers Guide to Linkless SEO by SEOish How to improve your Google PageRank, create link bait, use social media optimization, and other SEO advice presented as Douglas Adams would have written it, if he were an SEO guy. Sell your soul on eBay. Buy trash at Target.

Best of 2008: SEO Tools, Part 2


SEOpen: The SEO Firefox Extension SEOpen is a Firefox extension that combines several helpful SEO functions into one tool, including Google / Yahoo /MSN backlinks, Pagerank check, Alexa overview, DMOZ inclusion, keyword density and an HTML validator.

Best of 2007: SEO Analysis Tools


SEOmoz SEO Tools by SEOmoz SEOmoz offers some basic free tools for tasks such as checking pagerank and backlinks, and identifying the strongest pages on your site, as well as premium content and more advanced tools.


Best of 2008 - SEO Tools, Part 1


Find these and more in this list of some of the best SEO tools and related reviews of 2008. Looking for an easy-to-use backlink checking tool (or two) for SEO?

Best of 2008: SEO Link Building


The blog posts cited here, some of the best of 2008 on the topic of link building, provide guidance on how and where to obtain valuable external links.

Google and the Parable of the Turkey


As Eric Goldman reported on his Technology & Marketing Law blog, a company called KinderStart sued Google in March of 2006 : "Google has been sued for downgrading the PageRank of websites in contravention of its stated 'objective' policies. In The Black Swan , Nassim Nicholas Taleb writes about the life of the turkey: for 100 days, the turkey is sheltered, fed and cared for by the farmer.

Interview with Wizard of MOZ, Rand Fishkin


It was founded by Rand Fishkin and Gillian Muessig in 2004 as a consulting firm and shifted to software development in 2008. During the period 2008 to 2011, Moz grew from $1.5 PageRank, the link: command, etc). I think if we’d been more classically fitting to the SaaS model, we’d have been in big trouble in 2008 and 2009 when fundraising was incredibly hard. How do you make your startup’s marketing rock and what made Moz succeed where others failed?

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Here’s a screenshot of my setting: Changing permalinks after your blog has been live for a while can cause you to lose pagerank in search engines and generate “404 page not found” errors.

Why Social Media Really Matters

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I’ll date it from 2008, although effective marketing uses of social media are just starting to emerge. In search marketing, the source of authority is implicitly based on the group itself: Google PageRank is largely determined by the number of links to a Web site – a version of “wisdom of the crowd”. Summary: marketing has shifted steadily over time from passive to active consumer engagement. Social media is the latest stage in this evolution.