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Month: February 2007

Is there a Growing Demand for Paid Submissions?

Is there a Growing Demand for Paid Submissions?

Earlier today I came across Brett’s post about the new Yahoo! Basic Site Submit program that was released to users. It got me thinking… Is there a growing demand for paid submissions again in the industry?  My immediate answer is — YES! I know that there have been paid submission programs available to webmasters and marketers for a while, but they’ve all failed to match the once great Inktomi programs from Position Technologies.  In short, I’ve always found paid submission…

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Google Releases PC Version of AdWords Editor 3.0

Google Releases PC Version of AdWords Editor 3.0

My professional New Year’s Resolution, if there ever were one, was to begin to understand and use PPC more on a regular basis.  To date, I’ve strictly been an organic SEO guy.  While I have an AdWords account, it took my downloading the new editor to really begin to find the PPC game “fun” again. In short, the new editor offers minor improvements over the previous version.  As the AdWords Blog summarizes, the new features include: Add or edit site-targeted…

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A Distinct Need for Quality Web Analytics

A Distinct Need for Quality Web Analytics

I’m getting settled into my new position as a search analyst, and in the process of doing so I’ve been given the opportunity to work with a market leading web analytics tool. Coming from a grassroots and startup environment, most of my experience in parsing logs and analyzing data has come from simple applications that never cost more than fifty dollars. While I had experience in working with massive suites like Webtrends before, I’ve never been tasked with using these…

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Welcoming Our First Child, Accepting a New Job

Welcoming Our First Child, Accepting a New Job

It’s been a long, long time since I’ve been able to post anything here on the blog… So an explanation is in order. First, my wife and I welcomed our first child, Camden William on February 7th.  Now, the fascinating (and sleepless) journey into parenthood is upon us, and there’s seemingly less and less time to make things happen. Second, I’ve accepted a full time position as an SE Analyst at a Fortune 500 company — and I’ll be starting…

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