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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.”

Google

Dr. Ralph Wilson–yes, the legend–was at SES San Jose (not sure how I missed him) roving around with a microphone and video camera.

Aside from some interesting interviewsincluding this one with Cat Seda–he managed to get attendees to describe Google’s mating call.

Interview with Global SEO Mike Grehan

One of the most popular categories of content we publish at Online Marketing Blog is the interviews. Recently, we ran a poll asking OMB readers for suggestions on people we should interview in anticipation of SES San Jose. There were some great suggestions and I’ve just started contacting a few folks as well as their mega company PR depts for pre-approval.

Gord Interviews Jakob Nielsen

I recently had the opportunity to talk to Jakob Nielsen for a series I’m doing for Search Engine Land about what the search results page will look like in 2010.  Jakob is called a "controversial guru of Web design" in Wikipedia (Jakob gets his own shots in at Wikipedia in this interview) because of his strongly held views on the use of graphics and flash in web design.

DMA Search Marketing Council Interviews
Here is a collection of short video interviews taken during day one of the DM Days conference in New York. The Direct Marketing Association has a variety of special interest groups called “councils”. One of them is focused on search marketing and appropriately named, the Search Engine Marketing Council, or SEMC.

The Worldview of the Role of SEOs
Frank Schilling and Andy Hagans both wrote posts about the bogus worldview of the role of SEOs. Frank also highlighted that most every industry gets this treatment:

Interview with Web Analyst Ravi Pathak

Continuing my series of interviews with Web Analysts here is an interview with Ravi Pathak.

Interview with Web Analyst Rohan Kapoor

Continuing my series of interviews with Web Analysts here is an interview with Rohan Kapoor.

Rohan, originally from India, was working as an analyst for a fortune 50 company in Seattle area on his student visa (he was allowed to work for a year). Like thousands of other he applied for his work visa called H1B via his employer, unfortunately he was not selected by the newly instituted lottery system by INS.

Is the Phone or Email Better for Interviews?

Another flash fire seems to have flared up in the blogosphere over interviews with reporters: Jason Calacanis says he won’t do an interview with Wired unless they can do it by email, and says this is ironic (in an Alanis Morrisette kind of way, I’m assuming). Dave Winer says he likes to do interviews via his blog because it’s too easy to be misquoted.

Interview with Web Analyst Jaisri Chety

Continuing my series of Interviews with Analysts, here is my interview with Jaisri Chety.

What is your current position and the name of the company you work for?

I am working at present in Tesco.com as Asst. Manager (Insight)

How long have you been working in Web Analytics?

Worthless Expert Interviews

Have you ever set aside time to interview an expert for a project, only to realize that the person you are speaking with knows absolutely nothing?

I was recently on a call with one of my clients for a white paper project.

An outside “expert” was brought onto the call.

I began asking my questions.

Gord Interviews Matt Cutts

I had the chance to interview Matt Cutts this week about personalization and it’s impact on the SEO industry. Excerpts from the interview and some additional commentary are in my Just Behave column on Search Engine Land today. As promised, here is the full transcript of the interview:

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