President of Longneck & Thunderfoot, LLC. Former director of Gold AZBEE award winning SearchEngineWatch.com, former Co-founder of Webby, MEGAS, RTS award winning & BAFTA nominee Moblog.net
There are a few common elements to content that goes viral.
The ultimate aim of the project was to create a more attractive and engaging website that showed off all the great content we have and make it easier to find.
SEW's reply to a blog post on Forbes.com entitled, "Sex, Free iPad, Naked Pictures of Cat Deeley, 8 Ways to Get Rich Right This Second and Lose Weight While You Sleep" which urged demystification in SEO but instead reproduced endemic superstitions....
This week, SEW has mostly been playing with Siri. So much so we tried to 'score a date' with the robotic personal assistant and made into a comic. Here are all the easter eggs SEW found simply by asking Siri weird questions....
One of our stated goals in the Search Engine Watch redesign was to increase traffic from Google News in order to establish ourselves as an authoritative publication on the search marketing industry.
As the London Riots unfolded, speaking as a "search expert", I found following a mixture of users and media types on Twitter on a small selection of keywords was more effective than a crawler-based search engine. What I also learned from the experience was that, despite occasionally misleading content, there were enough collaborator voices within the stream who were requesting fact checks and improvising stories in real time - that the potential for better information existed more-so than the potential for misuse.
The definition of 'Bounce rate' is the total number of single page visits divided by the total number of visits but analytics packages may calculate it slightly differently. However what has been uncovered by Covario and is currently in discussion with industry leaders is the addition and inclusion of a variable page load speed to more strongly differentiate bounce rate from, what are known in the industry as, 'short clicks'.
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Tablet Device Usage Overtaking Print, Radio & TV [I...
Open case study on how to re-write page titles for SEO in collaboration with the NHLPA.