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Google Dance? Where’s my pants? May I have another chance?

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  • 21 Aug 2008
Shhhhhhhhhhhhhhh. Stop screaming. My head hurts. Oh Google with your screw cap wine! So much fun last night. BBQ was much better this year. Bigger & better candy store as well. Mostly, us geeks kept the lines long at the bar and the dance floor full though! Chris, Angie and I made sure to stop

The Ideal Society of Landing

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  • 21 Aug 2008
No, not that kind of landing. There is a lot of that here too though! Now, I speak of specifically the Landing Page Utopia: Lets take a look at some Tips & Tactics to bring back for landing pages optimization and conversion. First up, Scott Brinker on Landing Pages 2.0: Landing Page Management Software President,

SES 2008 – Diagnosing SEO Issues with live search webmaster tools

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  • 20 Aug 2008
This was a sponsored session, Microsoft was the sponsor, so its a semi sales pitch. I thought it would be good info for our pay-per-clicking friends, though!! Obviously, website traffic is mission critical. SEO drives over 30% of traffic to the largest sites, and about 80% of traffic on smaller sites, and around 40% of

SES 2008 – Technical and Information Giants

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  • 20 Aug 2008
Damn I’m late, no plugs. Of course the best of the best are here too. I’ll do what I can here 🙂 We started with a hilarious video with all the references to search on TV. TV plugs search all the time, lol. My battery is half gone already, so RETARDED! Panelists:Kevin Ryan, Search Engine

Whats New, You? With Google Analytics & Optimizer of Course

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  • 20 Aug 2008
“We dont talk about search enough here.” Avinash Kaushik is going to change that. He also wants to hear what cool things we as users are doing rather than the speakers talking more than necessary. Bounce Rate – I can, I saw, I puked. Don’t write any checks to Google that your website cant cash.

What To Do With All The Traffic…Landing Page Testing & Tuning

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  • 20 Aug 2008
Tim Ash is the only speaker on this panel. Who did he have to hack to swing that? Kudos though. I didn’t feel like like Angie’s laptop all day….plugged. His is energy is infectious. I really enjoyed the track. “Good Morning.” he shouts. I was feeling good today. Wasn’t hiding in the back not talking

Ding Ding Whoosh Whoosh….time for a big day.

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  • 20 Aug 2008
The good news…we got to sleep in. The better news, Google Dance (open…ahem…bar) is tonight. We’re just getting ready to head over to the expo. Gotta go get 3 sales pitches before I can enter to win that car. Now lets go get some swag. We did start the day off at the Expo full

SES 2008 – Measuring Success in a 2.0 world

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  • 20 Aug 2008
Day 2 of Search Engine Strategies – I am so ready to sponge!!! We had a nice dinner last night at Original Joe’s and I had a decent night’s sleep. The city traffic and train is interesting, though…I like my semi-quiet Orange County. Panelists: Jim Sterne, Web Analytics AssocMatthew Bailey, SiteLogicAvinash Kaushik, GoogleMarshall Sponder, Monster.com

Once Upon A Time There Was A Track on Storytelling

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  • 19 Aug 2008
AKA – Storyteller Marketing: How The Art of Storytelling Matches With the Business of Marketing First up, Gary Stein with ClickZ: OK, so first may I just say that I had a hard time focusing. Gary reminds me of my Freshman year History teacher, Mr. Bornfeld. Que music again…”I got it bad, so bad, I’m

Igniting Viral Campaigns – Angela’s Perspective

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  • 19 Aug 2008
Last year got me fired up. I never did do the Mikkel bobble head “What is Love (baby dont hurt me)” animation or the Matt Cutts vs Dane Cook voice over. Man we could have made him say some funny things! Anyway, it certainly inspired to say the last. Here’s what the panelists had to

SES 2008 – Everything But Google: Alternative Search Advertising Options

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  • 19 Aug 2008
Just finished lunch, I’m excited for this session. Lots of people here. Glad I found a plug! I’m so HAPPY to see Sage Lewis of SageRock on the panel – rock ON Sage 🙂 The rest of the panel: Jay Sears, ContextWebTed West, LooksmartDustin Kwan, AskMary Berk, Microsoft Sage started off with fun points derived

Universal & Blended Search

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  • 19 Aug 2008
This year, I, Angela, started the conference off with a lil “Universal & Blended Search.” For marketers, universal search I the opportunity for users to see more of you on a web page or in the SERPS. What does this mean? What does this do for your business? It means you can dominate that first

Has Anyone Started Reading This Yet?

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  • 18 Aug 2008
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