SEW Experts: Keywords Without Ego

Search Engine Watch Expert - William FlaizIt's hard to believe that some marketers will measure success by the improvement of a popular keyword. In today's SEM Agency Issues column, "Keywords Without Ego," William Flaiz explains that high search frequency does not necessarily denote a great keyword, and ranking for a popular term does not a successful campaign make. While search positions give project managers a nice, clean number to report to their CEO, there's more to SEO than just ranking for ego terms.

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Kevin Newcomb joined ClickZ in August 2004, covering search marketing and other online marketing topics. He has been reporting on web-based businesses since 2000.

Before the bubble burst, Kevin was a marketing manager for an online computer reseller, handling copywriting, e-mail marketing, search marketing and running the affiliate program.

With a combination of real-world marketing experience and years of business journalism, Kevin brings to ClickZ a unique ability to deliver news and training materials that help online marketers do their jobs better.