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Search Engine Strategies New York City, San Francisco & Chicago 2010 Session Pitch : Home Page Title Tag – Hot or Not?

The following session was submitted to Search Engine Strategies in January, 2010.  Hope you enjoy it. Home Page Title Tag – Hot or Not? Moderators: David Dalka and either Mike Grehan, Greg Jarboe or Stewart Quealy The first thing one learns about search engine optimization is about the importance of title tags, especially the home […]

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Search Engine Strategies Chicago 2008: Universal & Blended Search Engine Conversation

Moderator: Kevin Ryan, SES Advisory Board Chair & CEO, Motivity Marketing Speakers: Dr. Larry Cornett, VP, Consumer Products, Yahoo! Search Mike Grehan, Global KDM Officer, Acronym Media Chris Blakely, Director, Client Services, comScore, Inc. Todd Schwartz, Group Product Manager, Live Search, Microsoft Corporation Jack Menzel, Senior Product Manager, Google This is a live session blog […]

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The Future Yahoo! CEO Nominee Discussion…

OK, Kara Swisher started this discussion(I’m not saying it’s going to happen), but I question her fundamental assertion that Jerry Yang is the person calling the shots. The memo regarding Jeff Weiner’s departure came from Sue as does most of the primary communication messaging. Many think Sue is the one that is in charge for […]

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Have We Entered The Era of The Functional Web?

The New York Times has an article on how the potential sale of Yahoo! to Microsoft could be bad for minnows, i.e. small Silicon Valley companies looking to be acquired. I think this is a short sighted viewpoint. In the late 1990’s dot.com era, the web was slanted too much towards wall street involvement that […]

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Blake Jorgensen, Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Tim Cadogan of Yahoo! to Present at Thomas Weisel Partners Conference

Yahoo! to present at the Thomas Weisel Partners Technology, Telecom, and Internet Conference Blake Jorgensen, Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Tim Cadogan, SVP, Search, Listings, and Display Marketplaces will present at the Thomas Weisel Partners Technology, Telecom, and Internet Conference. The presentation will take place on Wednesday, February 6, 2008 at 3:30pm ET […]

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The Yahoo! Rumor That Just Won’t Go Away…

So Michael Arrington got put on the spot on Fox Business News and the age old Microsoft/Yahoo! merger rumor resurfaced. It’s almost as frequent as a Rick Roll YouTube video link. I’ve written before about how this Microsoft rumor, which dates back to the days of Terry Semel, seems less likely to me than other […]

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del.icio.us Integrated Into Yahoo! Search Results (Finally)

Michael Arrington has broken this extremely important story of Yahoo! integrating del.icio.us results into the search engine results on a test basis. As many of you might recall, founder Joshua Schachter (who has not yet bookmarked my blog in del.icio.us) sold del.icio.us to Yahoo! in December, 2005 making Fred Wilson a happy man. Many people […]

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Yahoo! Launches Go 3.0 Beta, New Open Mobile Widget Platform, and Mobile Homepage

Yahoo! Go has several exciting announcements that are launching today: · Yahoo! Go 3.0 beta: o New features include: § Enhanced user interface, optimized for the mobile phone § Improved performance § For the first time, consumers will have access to third-party widgets from leading publishers through Yahoo! Go. o Yahoo! Go 3.0 also includes […]

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