Are you afraid of Universal Search?

Google recently shook up the internet marketing community with their monumental move to start integrating all their search engine results (images, books, videos, etc.) into their standard organic search product….

Why Your Web Site Needs an Oil Change

photo credit: Mess of Pottage It runs roughly. It’s hard to get started, or quits abruptly after it’s running for a while for no clear reason. You put off some…

Memory in the Digital Age

An interesting article appeared in the New York Times last week concerning people who appeared in news stories that were wrong or incomplete coming back to haunt them later in…

Reading More Isn’t Always Better

While the SEO world is abuzz with the latest gossip from SES San Jose and revelations such as Google’s roll-out of overlay ads on select YouTube video channels, the article…

Have you Been Optimized?

Despite the murky water that surrounds it, the kind of work we do is still often called SEO. The trouble with this moniker is its history and association with scam…

Web 2.0 Enters Google News

Already unique in the way it aggregates news stories from multiple sources and offers them in customizable RSS and Atom feeds, Google News took another bold step in the way…

The Human Element of Search

Well today I finally caught up with the hype, controversy, and promise about Sphinn, and have to say… even if it’s a popularity contest, it’s a great little resource for…