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Forum: Google Web Search 02-10-2011
Replies: 6
Views: 18,409
Posted By cryptblade
Re: Microsoft’s Bing uses Google search results—and denies it

I dont think people necessarily care. Most ppl, including some "SEOs" don't know that Bing-Yahoo are the same now.

Google also knows there's no real loyalty in search engine usage. This is probably...
Forum: Google Web Search 02-10-2011
Replies: 6
Views: 18,409
Posted By cryptblade
Re: Microsoft’s Bing uses Google search results—and denies it

Not sure how this really affects anything. I mean - for all intents and purposes, we optimize for Google. If BingHoo ganks Google SERPs, only helps us more. So what's the big deal?

Personally, I...
Forum: Other Google Issues 02-02-2011
Replies: 4
Views: 1,679
Posted By cryptblade
Re: Pr 5

well, it's one thing when "PR" talk comes from prospects. it's another when you have "SEOs" talking about it.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 02-01-2011
Replies: 7
Views: 2,587
Posted By cryptblade
Re: What is significant SERP OR Page Rank?

I love how ppl still talk about PR.

gawd almighty.
Forum: Other Google Issues 02-01-2011
Replies: 4
Views: 1,679
Posted By cryptblade
Re: Pr 5

I love how ppl still talk about PR.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 11-15-2010
Replies: 2
Views: 1,720
Posted By cryptblade
Re: New Chart of Highly Effective SEO Tactics

I love research like this. Great to see, great to use.
Forum: Google Web Search 11-15-2010
Replies: 10
Views: 2,386
Posted By cryptblade
Re: Excessive ALT text in rotating banner images?

There are a lot of different ways to do it - depends on the look and feel you want.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 11-15-2010
Replies: 2
Views: 1,720
Posted By cryptblade
New Chart of Highly Effective SEO Tactics

From MarketingSherpa - get it while it's how (cause Sherpa's links expire, y'all!)

http://www.marketingsherpa.com/article.php?ident=31750



Link to the Chart:...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 11-14-2010
Replies: 7
Views: 2,952
Posted By cryptblade
Re: How can I improve SEPR result for a keyword?

I think it's impossible to improve SERP rankings within hours.

Because of timing: your website update would have to be crawled right away. The target keyword would have to be newsworthy and on the...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 11-14-2010
Replies: 22
Views: 28,829
Posted By cryptblade
Re: ALT and TITLE as descriptive elements

The ALT tag is useful - as part of best practices. Better to have it than not.

I find it useful for main, important images. That, along with file naming and content to provide context, proper page...
Forum: Google Web Search 11-13-2010
Replies: 8
Views: 3,882
Posted By cryptblade
Re: Google Hearts Flash, Can Index "Almost Any Text" In A Flash (SWF) File

@jag - I agree that there needs to be more done for Flash indexing, but let's be honest - it's damn annoying when you have designers go apesh*t over Flash and design websites entirely in Flash....
Forum: The Padded Room 11-12-2010
Replies: 12
Views: 5,807
Posted By cryptblade
Re: What The GPhone (Google Phone) Might Look Like

Nearly everyday, new data comes out that says Android is #2 or bridging the gap or surpassing Apple in some way.

Nexus One may have been a loser, but Google got Android out enforce - and well, looks...
Forum: Google Web Search 11-12-2010
Replies: 10
Views: 2,386
Posted By cryptblade
Re: Excessive ALT text in rotating banner images?

Oh that - it's all in the positioning attributes. You can use absolute positioning and containers and things like that so that the images may be visibility pushed down (or up) but the text can be...
Forum: Google Web Search 11-12-2010
Replies: 8
Views: 3,882
Posted By cryptblade
Google Hearts Flash, Can Index "Almost Any Text" In A Flash (SWF) File

From Google: “What a Feeling…! (http://googlewebmastercentral.blogspot.com/2010/11/what-feeling-even-better-indexing-of.html)”

From SE Land: Google Can Index “Almost Any Text” In A Flash (SWF) File...
Forum: Google Web Search 11-12-2010
Replies: 19
Views: 4,201
Posted By cryptblade
Re: Does organic search matter any more?

I think - SEO aside - that $GOOG is probably good to get into especially on pullback days like today.

...Don't forget BIDU!
Forum: Ask.com 11-11-2010
Replies: 9
Views: 27,560
Posted By cryptblade
Re: Ask.com No More! Back to Q&A

Yes but there are other players in the market like Answers.com and ChaCha.

$ANSW by the way, is having a great quarter and going up. Their trend is going higher and their financials are looking...
Forum: Other Search Engines & Directories 11-11-2010
Replies: 7
Views: 2,972
Posted By cryptblade
Re: Let's Have Fun: List DEFUNCT Search Engines & "Google Killers"

Well, the article says it's shut down but not clear how they are rolling things up so...its possible the ad sales guys are still rolling along.
Forum: Google Web Search 11-11-2010
Replies: 10
Views: 2,386
Posted By cryptblade
Re: Excessive ALT text in rotating banner images?

Well to put the text from images into an ALT tag, you still have to write it out. So if he's willing to write that out, he can use CSS to "hide" the text.

It would probably be a matter of using...
Forum: Other Search Engines & Directories 11-11-2010
Replies: 2
Views: 14,020
Posted By cryptblade
List International Search Engines - Non-Google

This bears repeating and as the global recession and G20 talks and all that continue, the importance of international markets, particularly emerging markets, will soar.

If you have SEO and SEM...
Forum: Other Search Engines & Directories 11-11-2010
Replies: 7
Views: 2,972
Posted By cryptblade
Re: Let's Have Fun: List DEFUNCT Search Engines & "Google Killers"

Also, Business.com to be shut down (http://www.socaltech.com/business_com_to_shut_down/s-0032252.html) by parent Dex One.

There goes another one!
Forum: Other Search Engines & Directories 11-11-2010
Replies: 7
Views: 2,972
Posted By cryptblade
Let's Have Fun: List DEFUNCT Search Engines & "Google Killers"

I'll start with Cuil, Ask.com, and Rushmore Drive - 2 of them from IAC which, judging by their history, should just stick to building wicked awesome sites and portals like Match.com and Ticketmaster...
Forum: Ask.com 11-11-2010
Replies: 9
Views: 27,560
Posted By cryptblade
Ask.com No More! Back to Q&A

So you all now know that Ask.com has left the search engine market (http://blog.searchenginewatch.com/101109-225904) and is reverting back to a Question and Answer site. Since it left, other Q&A...
Forum: Google Web Search 11-11-2010
Replies: 10
Views: 2,386
Posted By cryptblade
Re: Excessive ALT text in rotating banner images?

Wait a minute...if he has time to put the text into ALT tags...why would he not have time to put that into text and use CSS to "hide" it? (strategically position the text, that is)?
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 11-11-2010
Replies: 22
Views: 28,829
Posted By cryptblade
Re: ALT and TITLE as descriptive elements

The ALT tag ISN'T a place to stuff keywords at all. It's quite useful - and definitely one of those "have your cake and eat it too" type deals whereby you can include keywords and STILL make it...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 11-11-2010
Replies: 22
Views: 34,037
Posted By cryptblade
Re: Simple steps for image optimization

You might want to modify that or clarify that a little more. Keywords still matter to a website - and to the search engines.
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