Search Engine Forums Spotlight

What's new in search? Find out here, with these links to some of the latest topics being discussed in our own Search Engine Watch Forums, and other search marketing forums across the Web:

How Do Links And Traffic Find You After You've Added Good Content?
Cre8asite Forums
"If I have an unknown Web site, and I write some great article, what's the next step?"

Starting My SEO Strategy
High Rankings Forum
"Okay, now I have been teaching myself SEO, and I have to implement it for the company that I am working for. So how do I start?"

Quality Score Column
Digital Point Forums
"Unfortunately, due to a technical issue, you may notice that the minimum bids for some of your keywords increased dramatically, despite them being high performing, good quality keywords."

How To Find A Good SEO/M Firm
Cre8asite Forums
"I know there are millions of SEO/M firms out there... how do I choose?"

Anybody have an extra $10?
Search Engine Watch Forums
"It looks like Google has just determined that $10 CPC's are the new baseline for advertising on Adwords. Is this a Glitch?"

If I Had $10,000 And 40 Hours/week - How Would I Promote My Website?
Cre8asite Forums
"How do successful website owners allocate their time? If I want to launch a new site with a bang, where do I allocate the marketing money?"

SEM Strategy For Consultant
High Rankings Forum
"I will be developing the Web strategy for a consultant/professor who wants to position herself as a leader in her field."

Adwords Editor, Why?
Search Engine Watch Forums
"Why in the world would anyone use the AdWords editor, or any PPC campaign editor?"

"Phrase Based Indexing and Retrieval" - part of the Google picture?
Webmaster World
"There are MANY ways of weighting (rankings) documents within the Phrase Based Indexing and Retrieval system and as always, ‘playing with the dials’ will produce different effects."

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Editor's note: A special thanks to Peter Da Vanzo and John Scott of v7n for their help in compiling the Search Engine Forums Spotlight.

About the author

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.