Can we stop the real-time search debate now?

Mon 14 September 2009 13:36, Eduard Blacquière

Can we stop the real-time search debate now?

Real-time Search is hot. Ever since Twitter came along, they took and dominated the real-time search space. Especially with their new search engine like homepage. Can Google keep up with them or not? Will Twitter beat Google at its core?

At least it is keeping the industry busy. On SearchCowboys there have been written half a dozen articles and the first SearchCowboys podcast was about real-time search.

Yesterday the Omgili blog highlighted how you can tweak Google's new Search Options to filter results by minutes and even seconds. That seems close to real-time search, doesn't it?... read more

SEO & PPC learnings from SMX Advanced

Wed 10 June 2009 09:06, Eduard Blacquière

SEO & PPC learnings from SMX Advanced

Last week SMX Advanced took place in Seattle, considered to be one of the most advanced search marketing conferences out there. Sander Kolderman (Natural search manager) and Luke Miller (Internet marketing manager) at eBay/ are sharing their SEO and SEA (PPC) learnings below, Thanks guys!

With Microsoft being the platinum sponsor at SMX advanced 2009 we saw the official launch of As intended this generated buzz, but the biggest buzz here at the conference has been all about pagerank sculpting.... read more

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Top 20 SEO quotes from SMX London

Fri 22 May 2009 16:46, Eduard Blacquière

As a SearchCowboys reader, you must have been under a rock to not know the Search Marketing Expo (SMX) London took place this week. There has been coverage on the blog here (and more to come next week) and a lot of live coverage at the SearchCowboys Twitter account.

I thought I'd highlight the top 20 SEO quotes I heard during SMX London, giving you a short but useful summary with take-aways of this quality event:... read more

Top 20 SEO quotes from SMX London

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7 rules of link building in 2009

Thu 14 May 2009 14:06, Eduard Blacquière

Link building is a vital part of SEO ever since search engines started using the link structure of the web to capture the relative importance of web pages.

The link building economy especially took off since Google introduced PageRank, their algorithm for prioritizing the results of web keyword searches based on analyzing the citation (link) graph of the web.

Link Building in 2009
But is relying on PageRank still the way to go with link building in 2009, 10 years after Google introduced it? I don't think so.... read more

7 rules of link building in 2009

Yahoo to close offices across Northern Europe

Mon 15 December 2008 09:22, Eduard Blacquière

Yahoo to close offices across Northern Europe

The crisis at Yahoo has reached Europe. Yahoo will be closing some offices across Northern Europe. The offices in Scandinavia, Netherlands and several small ones in Germany will close as of january 1st, 2009.

I talked to Floris Bartels, representative of Yahoo Netherlands, to discuss the details of the closure of offices across Northern Europe.... read more

How to do Multilingual SEO? (2/2)

Tue 18 November 2008 21:57, Eduard Blacquière, 3 comments

How to do Multilingual SEO? (1/2)

Mon 17 November 2008 21:59, Eduard Blacquière, 3 comments

The Global Search Universe

Tue 11 November 2008 09:16, Eduard Blacquière, 1 comment

Most valuable source of information?

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