Search Engine Forums Spotlight

Branded Keywords - Paid Listings vs. Natural Listings
Search Engine Watch Forums

"Anytime you appear more than once on a SERP [search engine result page”, you're creating 'surround sound impact' - while greatly adding to credibility, and increasing the chances of your site getting clicked."

Being #1 Doesn't Pay the Rent
High Rankings Forum

"It seems that everyone is looking for better search engine ranking, doesn't conversion come in any place?"

Build First, Monetize Later? The Business of Search
Search Engine Watch Forums

"Why do you think they're finally succeeding? What caused them to fail before? And do you see any bumps in the road or opportunities for the future in terms of such attempts to 'monetize' the wild popularity of web search? Will there be new business models?"

Links Will Decide Position
High Rankings Forum

"...links matter. But no, they are not the deciding factor in every case. It depends on how much competition you have."

Review and Breakdown of the New Google AdSense Terms, FAQ, Policies
Webmaster World

"...slices through the confusion with a full review of all the new AdSense options."

Wanadoo Results
Cre8asite Forums

"I've spent ages searching but can't find out where Wanadoo (UK) get their free results. Does anyone know?"

How To Reach Japan?
High Rankings Forum

"Has anyone had any success with PPC or search engine marketing of any sort in Japan? I have a client that gets occasional orders from Japan that are considerably higher than locally in the US. We are currently attempting Overture and AdWords campaigns targeting Japan. Any other ideas would be greatly appreciated."

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About the author

Chris Sherman is a frequent contributor to several information industry journals. He's written several books, including The McGraw-Hill CD ROM Handbook and The Invisible Web: Uncovering Information Sources Search Engines Can't See, co-authored with Gary Price. Chris has written about search and search engines since 1994, when he developed online searching tutorials for several clients. From 1998 to 2001, he was's Web Search Guide.