Friend and colleague, Neil Patel has certainly risen to rock start status in the industry of search marketing as of late. So who better to provide advice on how to be a mover and shaker in their given industry than Neil himself? This is why he has launched a new blog called QuickSprout in which he will provide practical insight on how to become an influencer and major rock star in your industry.
I came across a video of our own Arizona senator and presidential hopeful, John McCain being interviewed by Google CEO, Eric Schmidt at the Googleplex thanks to Barry Schwartz. In the video, Eric plays the role of genial talk show host. McCain also fielded questions from several Google employees including questions about how the senator feels about atheists, what he plans to do about the current situation with Iran and nuclear weapons and even his opinions on gays in the military.
A summary of search related news items that occurred this week including Yahoo! agrees to acquire Right Media for $680 million in cash, rumors surface that Microsoft is interested in acquiring 24/7 Real Media, Digg loses control to Digg users, 16 steps to becoming a respected Wikipedian, and finally, Yahoo! and Microsoft are discussing merger once again. Notice that Google did not make any of my headlines? A first I think for these weekly recaps!
Stoney deGeyter poses this question at E-Marketing Performance. Subject to the reasons why Diggers will bury an article, would Digg itself survive? What is the supposed reasoning behind the process of burying a story?
1. Duplicate Story
3. Wrong topic
5. OK, this is lame
In January, I wrote a post about how I was fed up with the Better Business’s Bureau’s Online Reliability program in which they force an additional fee on already paying members in order fro them to be able to display the BBB logo on their sites. A few weeks later, I received a phone call from one of their representatives congratulating me on my post, stating they also wanted to see the program done away with and that my post was helping to speed up that process.
However, little over three months later I get a renewal bill in which the price has now increased from $135 annually to $177.50. I’m not paying. It is not the money… really it is not. It is the principle.