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SEW Expert - Tim Ash Tim
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Landing Page Optimization Pitfall -- Not Collecting Enough Data
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In statistics, results do not become stable until a large enough sample is tested. Accordingly, making landing page decisions using data from a too-small sample size can lead marketers to make bad decisions.
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SEW Expert - Bill Hunt Bill
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Managing Your Global Search Program
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Unfortunately, there is no one-size-fits-all organizational or operational model for managing a global search marketing program. But there are some rules of thumb used by successful global organizations to make their programs more effective.
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SEW Expert - Carrie Hill Carrie
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Going the Distance -- Integration of Your Marketing Efforts
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Integration is key to online marketing success. A killer idea for e-mail can work wonders when mirrored in a search campaign. There's a lot of opportunity for you to leverage one idea for many different media and many forms of ROI.
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SEW Expert - Mark Jackson Mark
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Blogging for Search Engine Optimization
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Search engines like to see you add content to your Web site on a regular basis. Creating a blog is a great way to do this. Once you know you want to begin blogging, where should you start?
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News from the Search Engine Watch Blog

Google Investigating Reason for Widespread Gmail Outages [UPDATED”
Posted by Nathania Johnson Sep 3, 2009

UPDATE: Over at the Official Gmail Blog, Ben Treynor, VP Engineering and Site Reliability Czar, wrote that the problem was related to a server upgrade. They underestimated the load that would be placed upon the request server, and things got bottlenecked after that. Today, Gmail went down around 3:45 EST ...
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Bing Serves Up Most Successful Canadian Searches
Posted by Nathania Johnson Sep 3, 2009

Last month, Hitwise shared data showing the paltry number of Canadian searches deemed successful. Far too many Canadians have to refine searches in order to find what they're looking for. After receiving many requests to break down the data by search engine, Hitwise has revealed that Bing serves up the highest ...
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Richard Jalichandra, CEO of Technorati, and the Power of Social Media
Posted by Greg Jarboe Sep 3, 2009

As I mentioned earlier today, lots of sessions at SES San Jose 2009 and the Social Media & Video Strategies Forum focused on the link between search and social media. In fact, the co-location of the two events was as good an indication as any that the two topics ...
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Liana Evans of Serengeti Communications on Social Media Relationships
Posted by Greg Jarboe Sep 3, 2009

Last month, there were a number of sessions at SES San Jose 2009 and the Social Media & Video Strategies Forum that tried to link search and social media. One of them was entitled, "Social Media: Managing Conversations and Reputations When the User Is In Control." What your customers say ...
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Google Launches TV Advertising Contest
Posted by Nathania Johnson Sep 3, 2009

Want to win $25,000 worth of cable television advertising? Google's giving away just that in its "TV for All" contest. All you have to do is create a 30 or 60 second spot. If you don't have the resources, you can use Spotmixer for free. (Google began offering Spotmixer as a ...
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Search Engine Watch Forum Discussions

Google not showing all 10 SearchResults Aug 31, 2009
Has anyone noticed recently that google is only showing 8-9 actual search results for some keywords? I have seen this several times lately. It is like they have started to count Video Results and Shopping Results as part of the normal Web Results. Does anyone know if ...
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Google Indexed pages fluxuating wildly Aug 26, 2009
I have been logging my new site since it launched. The pages indexed by google (site:mysite.com not the webmaster count) has been fluxuating. It started out with a decent # 5-7,000. Since then it has dropped to 5,000 / 3,000 / back to 5,500 / and now it is at ...
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Yahoo Directory - what's in store Aug 22, 2009
With my directory listing coming up for renewal, at this point in the company's transition, I am debating on what advantages there might be for listings in the coming year. Isn't Yahoo pulling from Bing now? Even though they weren't giving much if any priority to Directory sites in their own ...
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ClickZ Live Toronto Twitter Canada MD Kirstine Stewart to Keynote Toronto
ClickZ Live Toronto (May 14-16) is a new event addressing the rapidly changing landscape that digital marketers face. The agenda focuses on customer engagement and attaining maximum ROI through online marketing efforts across paid, owned & earned media. Register now and save!

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