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Forum: Search Technology & Relevancy 05-08-2005
Replies: 17
Views: 11,642
Posted By yellowwing
I think it is the wrong way to go with search...

I think it is the wrong way to go with search technology.

Remember the the 2004 elections? The promise of an infinite Internet delivering a diverse spectrum of information was ignored. People only...
Forum: Google Web Search 02-23-2005
Replies: 121
Views: 27,338
Posted By yellowwing
Who is commiting the fraud? Google tells us up...

Who is commiting the fraud? Google tells us up front:


The fraud is the company selling keyword stuffers that deliver zero quality web traffic.

A mom and pop Fort Lauderdale realty company does...
Forum: Google Web Search 02-23-2005
Replies: 121
Views: 27,338
Posted By yellowwing
The folks already sitting around still have to be...

The folks already sitting around still have to be paid. Payroll is always a big expense for any business. The Adwords Crew actively generates income.

The bean counters did an analysis on how the...
Forum: Google Web Search 02-22-2005
Replies: 121
Views: 27,338
Posted By yellowwing
Linkage profiles, is a reduction in Page Rank...

Linkage profiles, is a reduction in Page Rank vulnerabilities. An unnatural link is a red flag for gaming Page Rank.

It is cheaper for Google to pre-filter these before they add them to the...
Forum: Google Web Search 02-22-2005
Replies: 121
Views: 27,338
Posted By yellowwing
Michael Martinez did state an indisputable fact....

Michael Martinez did state an indisputable fact. It does take Google an enormous expense to change algorithms.

But Google is now a public company with the resources to accomplish this.

And I tend...
Forum: Google Web Search 02-11-2005
Replies: 121
Views: 27,338
Posted By yellowwing
I've taken the philospohy of SEO as 90%...

I've taken the philospohy of SEO as 90% Linguistics and 10% Math. Beat the competition, not the search engine. It is much easier to analyze other sites than to reverse engineer what the vast team of...
Forum: MSN Search 02-02-2005
Replies: 35
Views: 20,170
Posted By yellowwing
Think they have rolled out too quickly. And will...

Think they have rolled out too quickly. And will be adjusting algorithms as time goes on.

I did a search for "Mississippi Real Estate" and the number 5 result was:

Las Vegas real estate - Nevada...
Forum: Link Building 01-19-2005
Replies: 97
Views: 69,103
Posted By yellowwing
I'm really greatful for the definative facts!...

I'm really greatful for the definative facts! Thank you all.

Trying to get paid for guessing or repeating rumours is not a good business model :)

Can you imagine the career of a stock broker if he...
Forum: Link Building 01-19-2005
Replies: 97
Views: 69,103
Posted By yellowwing
That is what I really want to know also. And I...

That is what I really want to know also.

And I don't want to assume, does this only affect Blogs?

I spent 45 minutes wrapping 22 'helpful' off site links from a client page in a JavaScript. Copy...
Forum: Yahoo Paid Inclusion 12-28-2004
Replies: 14
Views: 6,004
Posted By yellowwing
The pages that we signed up for were indeed...

The pages that we signed up for were indeed crawled every 48 hours. The problem was the lag time in which the fresh copy was made to the public.

The client did not see the value of a paid 48 hour...
Forum: Yahoo Paid Inclusion 12-12-2004
Replies: 14
Views: 6,004
Posted By yellowwing
My Experience with Site Match and Trusted Feed

Before that Yahoo purchase of Inktomi by Yahoo, I had an electrical distribution company signed with Site Match 48 hour indexing. They debuted on Yahoo at 15th. We changed the content and they moved...
Forum: Search Industry Growth & Trends 10-28-2004
Replies: 24
Views: 12,107
Posted By yellowwing
I've been supplying a reseller with keywords and...

I've been supplying a reseller with keywords and adcopy for PPC campaigns. They have a third party tracking software that documents the click through rates, but they stop there.

They are no metrics...
Forum: The Padded Room 10-12-2004
Replies: 74
Views: 14,108
Posted By yellowwing
Focus on what you are communicating.

Focus on what you are communicating.
Forum: The Padded Room 09-14-2004
Replies: 11
Views: 1,515
Posted By yellowwing
I was a Data Base programmer when an SEO company...

I was a Data Base programmer when an SEO company hired me for a term contract. Their SEO techies and I exchanged knowledge and experience.

I tried SEO on a few domains as an affliate. The sites did...
Forum: The Padded Room 09-13-2004
Replies: 31
Views: 6,466
Posted By yellowwing
Bah! Liberal media like Rush, Coulter, Drudge...

Bah! Liberal media like Rush, Coulter, Drudge (oops not a real journalist), et. al.? If the neocons say the sun will rise in the west tomorrow, they will run stories that prove we are un-American if...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 08-13-2004
Replies: 255
Views: 123,695
Posted By yellowwing
The generalization that all SEO are spammers is a...

The generalization that all SEO are spammers is a narrow argument. It's like calling all people of a particular religous belief, "murderers". Or calling all women who wear makeup, "strumpets".

I...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 08-12-2004
Replies: 255
Views: 123,695
Posted By yellowwing
I disagree, "Any action one takes to...

I disagree, "Any action one takes to increase one's search engine traffic" is marketing. Any deceptive action one takes to increase one's search engine traffic, is spam.

I am out to beat the...
Forum: The Padded Room 08-10-2004
Replies: 20
Views: 3,420
Posted By yellowwing
PPC and SEO are both sustained by client...

PPC and SEO are both sustained by client investment. I have limited knowledge of PPC, with only 2 major campaigns under my belt.

As a true SEO warrior, I still think organic results are the way to...
Forum: MSN Search 08-08-2004
Replies: 13
Views: 7,027
Posted By yellowwing
I think a more personalized search will lead to...

I think a more personalized search will lead to more personalized SEO. Clients will have the ability to target a more focused group of consumers.

There is the localized searches and results. If a...
Forum: Search Engine Marketing 07-24-2004
Replies: 6
Views: 1,730
Posted By yellowwing
Dying model? shhh - don't tell the investors! :D

Dying model? shhh - don't tell the investors! :D
Forum: The Padded Room 07-23-2004
Replies: 2
Views: 5,074
Posted By yellowwing
Funny? I remember when it was a serious decision...

Funny? I remember when it was a serious decision whether to invest in a 386 math co-processor or not! :D
Forum: Search Engine Marketing 07-23-2004
Replies: 6
Views: 1,730
Posted By yellowwing
I've only had experience in the Yahoo express...

I've only had experience in the Yahoo express inclusion program.

The biggest value was the 48 hour re-indexing. Our team was able to adjust the content to achieve higher rankings. Otherwise we would...
Forum: The Padded Room 07-23-2004
Replies: 31
Views: 6,466
Posted By yellowwing
There is a new documentary examining this, called...

There is a new documentary examining this, called Outfoxed. Here a bit of the Associated Press Report (http://keyetv.com/entertainment/entertainment_story_194203924.html):
..Greenwald's 75-minute...
Forum: The Padded Room 07-19-2004
Replies: 31
Views: 6,466
Posted By yellowwing
There is a marketing lesson in this for all of...

There is a marketing lesson in this for all of us. Fox is in the business of News Marketing and News Optimization. With the United States in election mode and involved in a major war, anything...
Forum: Outsourcing SEM 07-14-2004
Replies: 206
Views: 63,706
Posted By yellowwing
The FCC regulates the US spectrum of the Internet...

The FCC regulates the US spectrum of the Internet business. However, the Internet is a Global medium of communication. They have no mandate or jurisdiction over offshore SEO providers.

Our SEO...
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