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Chris Boggs

Chris Boggs

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Articles by Chris Boggs

  1. Bill Wise Leaves Did-it

    Bill Wise has resigned his post as CEO of the primarily Paid Search management agency Did-it.com. Bill joined the company in 2005, coming over from Ask.com (which was at the time AskJeeves), and will be reportedly leaving due to differences in...

  2. Google Groups Becoming a Gold Mine for SEO Information

    Google Groups recently relaunched with a new look and feel. One of the most popular groups in the search engine optimization community is the Webmaster Help group. This area features literally hundreds of questions about Google's crawling...

  3. The 301 Redirect Headache

    Moving Web pages that have been indexed by search engines to a new URL via a 301 permanent redirect can cause serious dips in traffic once the search engines discover that the old page has moved. This is a headache that must be planned for...

  4. Google Enhances Its "Link:" Command at Webmaster Central

    As Kevin Newcomb mentioned yesterday, Danny Sullivan had an outstanding write-up yesterday about Google's enhancement of its "Link:" operator which allows researchers to discover many of the links that Google has indexed as pointing to a...

  5. Super Bowl Ads – Where's the URL?

    There have been some good reviews of this year's always-anticipated Super Bowl ad crop, but this article will identify the “URL visibility factor” for the ads, based on the use of the Web address of their Web site within the commercial, spoken or...

  6. Keyword Research Industry Still Lacks a Clear Choice

    Keyword phrase research is perhaps the most important part of any Search Engine Marketing campaign. The ability to pinpoint the phrases used by searchers seeking a product or service is invaluable both in paid Search and Organic SEO....

  7. February Internet Marketing Seminar in North Carolina

    Ron Jones of Symetri is organizing an Internet marketing seminar in Greensboro, North Carolina on February 23, 2007. According to Ron, the seminar will be "geared towards less technical people," and will provide high level best practices...

  8. A Search Engine For Search Marketers

    Lee Odden recently released a list of search marketing blogs, which he plans to update every Friday. The article has received well-deserved accolades for its nearly exhaustive collection of links related to search marketing. The list and its...

  9. Movements in Mobile Search Land

    Mobile search has been quite, well, mobile lately. Becoming a regular topic in search marketing conferences, and often discussed in various forums and blogs, mobile search certainly seems to be one of the bigger trends emerging in late 2006 into...

  10. ChaCha Gets Big Boost in Funding in 2006

    Lee Odden reported at Online Marketing Blog today that "Assisted-Search" provider ChaCha was funded with $6 Million in private funding organized by Bezos Expeditions in 2006. This story was also covered by Greg Sterling at Search Engine Land....

  11. The Link Building Conundrum - Eric Ward's View

    Over the past year, there has been much talk about link building, in most cases specifically related to buying links. As Barry discussed and I commented on last week, the most recent hotly discussed topic has been around the subject of...

  12. Google Officially Says "No" to Reciprocal Linking?

    Barry again had the scoop on a hot story over the weekend which has spawned a discussion in the WebmasterWorld Forums. On Friday, there was a post from Stephanie from the Dublin Google Search Quality team at the Google Blog (en Francais aussi -...

  13. 2006 Top Searches

    Following Yahoo's release on December 4 of its top searches for 2006, last week AOL, Lycos and MSN Live released their top searches for the year 2006. Google still has their 2005 review at Zeitgeist, along with recent monthly totals. Ask.com...

  14. Keyword Research Best Practices

    Barry pointed out a great response to thread at Search Engine Watch forums by Paid Search Guru Ian McAnerin. A member had asked Forum visitors which industries they "would not touch with a 10 foot SEO pole?" Ian answers led to some additional...

  15. Yahoo! Organic Rankings Update Confirmed

    Yahoo! has been updating its organic search results database since Sunday night and states they will complete the process by the end of today, December 13, 2006. Initial feedback is naturally louder on the negative side, but the topic is being...

  16. Search Engine Strategies Chicago Kicks Off!

    The luminaries are here…the snow is on the ground…it must be SES Chicago! I am very exited to be joining SEW for conference blog coverage this week, and according to Frank Watson, we are going to be revealing to you "what really...