Search Engine Forums Spotlight: February 29, 2008

What’s going on in the search industry? 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:

Search Engine Strategies NY 2008 – Parties and Events
Search Engine Watch Forums
“Keep up-to-date with the latest plans from Becky Ryan, the new ‘Party & Events Moderator’ of Search Engine Strategies.”

Are We Ready for Search Marketing Standards?
Search Engine Watch Forums
“The idea of setting industry standards for SEO and SEM is often greeted with lots of dissenting voices. In a way, it feels like you’re telling smart marketers they must do search marketing within a box of specific guidelines.”

SEO: Inclusive or Exclusive?
Cre8asite Forums
“How exclusively or inclusively do you define SEO? Is SEO not just optimizing for SE position, but also for traffic flow, click paths, and conversions?”

8 Ways I Promote My Website
High Rankings Forum
“I want to list here 8 ideas I had to promote my e-commerce website, and want to know if you guys tried some of these and what are your thoughts.”

AdSense Income Dropping?
Search Engine Watch Forums
“Many publishers are reporting a drop in income from AdSense in recent weeks. What’s behind it is up for debate.”

Ad is Being Served on Negatives
Search Engine Watch Forums
“My problem is twofold: 1) I have found that my general ad is being served for keywords that I already have in other, more specific ad groups, and which have a higher bid than the catch all keyword. 2) I have also found that my ad is being served on several negative keywords that I have already added.”

Why Am I So Intimidated by Social Media?
Cre8asite Forums
“I find social media very intimidating – like a chore that needs to get done but I don’t want to do it.”

Invisible Divs for Spider Functionality
High Rankings Forum
“Am I going to be penalized for trying to create something more user-friendly but at the same time spider friendly also?”

AdWords Content Network – The Wish List
Search Engine Watch Forums
“Share your wish list, it’s been guaranteed that it will be seen by Google.”

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