Got IT? Optimized Code + Crawlability ?  SEO

Since Chris Boggs has moved on from a big agency to a small one, he's passing off his column to a former colleague. In today's Outsourced column, "Got IT? Optimized Code + Crawlability ≠  SEO," Avenue A | Razorfish VP of SEO William Flaiz debunks the common IT myth that SEO is all about making a site crawlable, and the thought of bringing an SEO partner into the mix is just a waste of time and money.

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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.