Todd Malicoat Articles

Google EMD Update: What Is Its Real Impact? Google EMD Update: What Is Its Real Impact?
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As you may have noticed, Google has been announcing a lot of algorithm changes lately. This big round of “weather reports” kicked off a couple weeks ago, when Matt Cutts announced the EMD update. He described it as a “minor” …

Will Twitter Replace Google in Search?
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Has Google’s model of spidering and indexing web pages in an ordered list become obsolete? Is the old static model of search about to be replaced? Does a real-time online conversation (a la Twitter) make for a more relevant and compelling search experience? These are the questions that I recently posed to a group of search and Internet experts. To say that these guys know their stuff would be a complete understatement. It’s more like these are the professionals that have defined the modern science of search and search marketing. You’ll see what I mean when you read the quotes below.

Where Social Media Fits Into the SEO Equation
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We hear a whole lot of talk about social media marketing these days. There is plenty of evidence that there are great benefits to this medium, but there are still many questions about it as well.

What NOT To Do At An SEO Conference

I love SEO conferences and meetups. I’ve met most of my favorite people on the planet at them. There’s also lots of douchebags, who really don’t get what an incredible community of people it is most of the time. I sat down with Mike McDonald and talked a little bit about what to do, and what not to do at SEO Conferences. I thought I’d do a written version for the things I forgot as well.

Upgrade to Latest WordPress

Is my advice if you’d like to keep from getting hacked.

SES Chicago Day .05

Thomas (TwisterMC) and I arrived fine in Chicago without delay. Unlike many other travelers, including Shoemoney who I talked to about a 4+ hour delay.