Jason Calacanis & Mahalo: Hypocrites to the End

  • Posted by Eric Lander
  • On May 31, 2007
  • 3 Comments
Disclaimer: I’m an SEO by trade. I’ve been around the game since there was a game. That’s not said to toot my own horn, it’s said to prove a point. The point is that SEO is alive and well. While SEO continues to eat into the advertising budgets of every major corporation in the World, […]
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Dude, Where’s the Mahalo Toolbar?

  • Posted by Eric Lander
  • On May 31, 2007
  • 1 Comments
I’m living under a rock large boulder or continental plate that shields me from anything newsworthy. It’s called parenthood. And sadly, I missed the much anticipated launch of Mahalo. I’ll condense the story. Jason Calacanis, the same person who declared that SEO was bullshit, and later proven wrong, was given venture capital funding to start […]
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Google Screws Up… On a Universal Level

  • Posted by Eric Lander
  • On May 17, 2007
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I’ve been busy beyond belief the past few days, but yesterday’s news on Google’s Universal Search is something that really motivated me to finding time to post. For years now, Google has made the search industry worse. Yesterday though, I got some good news when I heard that Google Universal Search was released. At one […]
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Google Testing New SERP Layout

  • Posted by Eric Lander
  • On May 13, 2007
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Shortly after testing the new format of the top two sponsored listings, Google is now playing around with their SERP layout.  I caught this first over on Gerhart’s blog — but major props are due to Lee Odden for grabbing a screenshot and blog post for us all to enjoy. I’m not going to say […]
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Andrew Gerhart’s Got a Blog!

  • Posted by Eric Lander
  • On May 10, 2007
  • 1 Comments
If it weren’t for Andrew Gerhart, I’d be scraping by as an HTML designer in a second rate firm just trying to get by. Instead, I’m managing the organic search efforts for more than 600 websites for a Fortune 500 (#272). More than six years ago and despite being an unpaid intern, Gerhart forced me […]
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Why I Won’t Be Using Google’s Web History

  • Posted by Eric Lander
  • On May 7, 2007
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There have been mixed reactions to Google’s controversial launch of its’ “web history” service. While many of the conspiracy theorists out there are running and hiding from any further Google invasion, others are welcoming the add on with open arms. Since the reactions have been so mixed, I decided to take a shot in using […]
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