I am in Shanghai this week checking out the SEO scene.  These guys rank #1 in Baidu for “shanghai seo”.  Thinking I may have to redesign my site to make it a little tougher.  If you are looking for some “brand hype” I can get you a good deal.      

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A client pointed out interesting behavior in their Google Analytics Real-Time report – when a user mouses over previews of your site’s URL in the SERP, it is reported in the Top Active Pages report. This may not be a fully-rolled out feature as I cannot replicate it on other accounts I have access to. […]

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Well at least a lot of the linkbuilding I see going on isn’t.  But it can be. Which is why I wrote 5 Local Linkbuilding Ideas for the Post-Penguin/Panda Era And I wanted an excuse to put up ridiculous dog pics on SearchEngineLand.

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Awesome discussion on Aaron Wall’s post, Yes, Negative SEO Techniques Do Work on Google, between Aaron, Danny Sullivan and a bunch of experienced SEOs who are not crazy about the collateral damage of the Penguin Update.  The parts about small businesses and SEO ring particularly true, from both sides of the debate: AndrewL: there’s never any mention […]

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  or at least that’s what the press release says…

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My good friend Sebastien Provencher is exploring opportunities and since I occasionally post interesting job openings here, I thought it might be fun to try it in reverse and pimp some candidates.  If you are in need of an experienced serious product guy, give Sebastien a call or Tweet or whatever social thing turns you […]

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So Google Webmaster Tools is telling me that my site has an average rank of 230 for “local seo” in Google Image Search and generated 70 impressions over the past month: So who are these people doing image searches for “local SEO”? And why is it that I rank only 230?! Let’s change that shall […]

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