The Integration of Social Media into Search Results and Rankings: Internet Summit 2011

I gave a presentation on SEO and Social Media at the Internet Summit 2011, in Raleigh NC yesterday, in an Advanced SEO session with Lindsay Wassell, Michael Marshall, and Markus Renstrom – head SEO of Yahoo! Daryl Hemeon has a nice write-up of the presentations at Advanced SEO – Internet Summit Day 2 Notes. I … Read more The Integration of Social Media into Search Results and Rankings: Internet Summit 2011

Nominations for Semmys and Thanks for SEJ Awards

Initial nominations for The First Annual Semmys Awards, honoring individual blog posts & articles in the Search Engine Marketing Industry, came out last week. SEO by the Sea was honored with 14 nominations in 6 different categories amongst that initial group. The initial nominations will be reviewed by judges chosen from the Search Engine Marketing … Read more Nominations for Semmys and Thanks for SEJ Awards

Yahoo’s Usama Fayyad on Datamining, More Effective Advertising on Yahoo, and Social Media

Every business has the potential to gather an incredible amount of data, and a business like Yahoo can be an extreme case. What kinds of things can you do with that data? Where do you even begin? What interesting patterms might you find in very large databases? How can that data be used within your … Read more Yahoo’s Usama Fayyad on Datamining, More Effective Advertising on Yahoo, and Social Media

San Jose Adventures, Part 1 – the most famous garage in Silicon Valley

A little glimpse into my journey to the San Jose Search Engine Strategies Conference this past week. Friday… I headed out to BWI airport outside of Baltimore, usually about an hour drive, and wondered if I would make my flight after an accident delayed traffic along the way. I hope the people involved the collision … Read more San Jose Adventures, Part 1 – the most famous garage in Silicon Valley