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Marketing Strategies You Need to Know
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WebProNews will be covering the Search Engine Strategies conference in New York starting Tuesday, March 24th. Mike McDonald and the WebProNews video crew will be on the scene and providing you with exclusive interviews.

Is Microsoft Going to Make Waves in Search This Year?
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In a story we covered earlier this month, John Battelle accidentally typed livesearch.com into his address bar only to find a domain squatter. This of course led to speculation that Microsoft was close to rebranding its Live Search. They clearly were not too concerned about getting that domain (it’s still the same a couple weeks later).

Vint Cerf Talks Up Future of the Internet
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The Internet has come a long way in 30 years, but it is still very much in its infancy. Vint Cerf, Google Vice President and Chief Internet Evangelist, who in a former life was one of the principle minds behind what we know as the Internet today, is looking far beyond just the next thirty years. He’s thinking about the next thousand years.

OVGuide Founder Answers Video Search Questions
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January marked the first operational month for video search engine OVGuide as a profit-making entity. Now it has received $5 million in funding from Baroda Ventures.

Interview with Muxtape CEO Justin Ouellette

Muxtape has been known in the past as a place where music lovers could create their own playlists of songs and share them with others like an old school mix-tape. Last summer, it was shut down after legal issues with the RIAA.

Will Personal Search Turn SEO On Its Ear?
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At PubCon, Bruce Clay, Inc. President Bruce Clay presented at a session entitled "Top-Shelf Organic SEO" in which he discussed the approaching future of SEO as search engines evolve into more modern ranking methods through more personalized search results. Bruce was good enough to take the time to speak with our own Michael McDonald in a one-on-one interview about personal search, which can be viewed in the video below.

Microsoft Opens Up About Future in Search

Robert Scoble scored a video interview with Brad Goldberg, manager of the Microsoft Search team, and had an interesting discussion on what Microsoft has up its sleeve as far as their future in search is concerned.

What kinds of things can they do to compete with Google? Scoble suggests that some Mahalo-type strategies could be in order.

SEO Interview with Ralph Wilson

Back in December I attended the PubCon conference in Las Vegas and I was fortunate enough to meet my friend and Internet celebrity Ralph Wilson for an interview.

Ralph has me regularly contributing tutorials and articles to the SEO section of his popular Web Marketing Today website and decided to interview me for a feature video on the website.

BlogWorld: Cult Of Blogging, Minus Two Members

In a session called “The Cult of Blogging,” the sect turned out to be a little smaller than expected; out of three scheduled speakers, only one managed to show up. 

Om Malik gets a pass – the poor fellow apparently threw his back out – but Michael Arrington simply forgot to come, leaving us with Leo Laporte and surprise guest Justine Ezarik.

BlogWorld: Future Of New Media Includes Audio

A lot of the blogs you’ll see are all text; there are also plenty featuring only video.  But according to Leo Laporte, a sweet spot exists around the concept of podcasting.

BlogWorld: Tips On Syndication
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By writing a blog, you get to air your thoughts and feelings, converse with intelligent people in the comments section, and do all other sorts of nice things.  Yet what’s really nice is making money, and blog syndication can give you the best of both worlds.

BlogWorld: Staying Away From Lawsuits

Blogging can be all fun and games, and a great thing about it is that no one’s likely to get hurt.  Unfortunately, people are likely to be sued, and at the BlogWorld & New Media Expo, attorney Brett Trout discussed that subject.

BlogWorld: The Challenges Ahead

The evening keynote panel from BlogWorld talked about the challenges their firms face, and how this might reflect on the general blogging world.

BlogWorld: All About Your Credibility

Credibility separates the wanna-bes from the somebodies in the blogging world, which makes building your online reputation a critical part of blogging success.

BlogWorld: Matt Mullenweg Keynote

Matt Mullenweg is the man behind WordPress, Automattic, and the popular blog “Photo Matt.”  So as the keynote speaker at the BlogWorld & New Media Expo, he discussed blogging, Automattic, and WordPress.

BlogWorld: Housebreak Social Media Marketing

It’s just a puppy, Maggie Fox said of social media with regards to adding it to one’s marketing mix, meaning it’s going to grow up to be a big doggie.

Aaron Wall Interviews Eli from Blue Hat SEO.com
I have been a longtime reader and fan of BlueHatSEO.com, and recently asked Eli for an interview. He said sure, and here it is.

What is your background? What got you into SEO?

Shop.org Summit: Dangers Of Keyword Research
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Looking for great keyword choices for your ad campaign? What you’ve found so far could be damaged goods.

New Strategies To Building Links
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Link building, done correctly and without causing the search engines to think you’re doing something wrong, can turn the right anchor text into SERP ranking gold.

Shop.org Summit: Secrets Of Paid Search

Click-through rates could be so much better for your site if you only…well, keep reading to see what some sharp industry pros had to say with their Paid Search Tips.

Shop.org Summit: Online Retail Trends

Whether an online retailer is also on top of the (virtual) world or is just starting out, they’ve likely got a lot to learn.  And as worlds both physical and virtual move forward, Donna Hoffman of the Sloan Center for Internet Retailing (and UC Riverside) has shared “10 Trends You Can’t Afford to Miss.”

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