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By now, just about everybody’s heard of Craigslist. The classified advertising industry most definitely has. Though now a household name, founder Craig Newmark reminded listeners to his keynote address at PubCon in Las Vegas that his web-phenom had the humblest of beginnings.
I first met Lawrence Coburn when we presented together on a Public Relations panel during a WebmasterWorld Pubcon conference in Boston. Lawrence told a great story about being at the right place at the right time and taking proper advantage to build publicity for his web site, RateItAll.com.
When a particular campaign goes viral, where people forward a marketing message to others until it snowballs, the resulting traffic and awareness can be very impressive. Achieving a viral quality for a message is not something that can be just coded and pushed out the door; it takes a combination of efforts to reach that status.
The Day 2 of WebmasterWorld PubCon 2006 was marked by various sessions like Local and Mobile Local Search, Duplicate Content Issues, Search Blog and Reporter Forum, Contextual Advertising Optimization, International and Euro Optimization, What Every Webmaster Should Know: PHP, PERL, ASP.net, Site Structure for Crawlability including more.
Ah-Ha, Bobby McFerrin and Dexy’s Midnight Runners are all classic examples of one-hit wonders you may or may not remember from the 1980s. Effective one-page wonders, however, boast a more significant impact on the industry landscape than Terrence Trent D’Arby or Devo.
Today marks the first day of PubCon Las Vegas 2006, and the event promises to help attendees "get the edge." The conference will run through Friday, and speakers will offer their insights on topics ranging from specific things like search and net marketing to "general webmastery."
We managed to slip a few questions about WebmasterWorld’s PubCon, which starts November 14th, to marketing guru Andy Beal as he was packing his bags for the trip to Las Vegas.