Here are some great and newsworthy posts I came across today including a post from friend Stoney deGeyter pointing out the fact that sometimes fixing a site with SEO means breaking it first, Google and Microsoft prepare to battle to see who will acquire Digg, Matt McGee provides an update to the 2009 SEMMY Awards site and asks for some help form the community in making it happen, and finally, page load time is confirmed as part of AdWords quality score.
Here are some great and newsworthy posts I came across today including Mashable recommends 10 Adobe AIR applications for your desktop, Yahoo Maps adds more data and other improvements, despite the rumors and wide-spread speculation, Ask clarifies that they will stay committed to search, SEOmoz launched their own analytics product.
Here are some great and newsworthy posts I came across today including Jeff Quipp from Search Engine people shows us how you can use social media to build authority, Ask gives up race for search market share and will become a site geared towards married women, AOL and Yahoo! are considering a merger (again), and finally, a study into whether paid search or paid content ads are better for actual site conversions.
Here are some great and newsworthy posts I came across today including 3 tools that will allow you to quickly submit your sites to directories, Microsoft Office Live Workspace now available to everyone, The SMX West Scwag Awards and Danny Sullivan is video interviewed by Michael McDonald of WebProNews.
While I do not attempt to recap all the news that happens in the industry of search and social media here on this blog mostly due to the fact that there are many others that do it quite well, I have published a Weekly Rap-up for some time now. It has been a good way to highlight some of the top stories and blog posts that are put out each week. Now we are doing away with the Weekly Rap-up and in its place will publish a “Daily Finds in the World of Search & Social Media.”