I’m re-gurga-blogging today and just throwing up some interesting links from around the web via my Google Reader (and some I’ve had open meaning to talk about).
http://www.seroundtable.com/archives/021231.html – WebmasterWorld forum users are trying to put a list together of all 200 Google Ranking factors….GOOD LUCK!
http://www.seroundtable.com/archives/021229.html – Google dropping the ban-hammer on Adwords accounts and not letting up
http://googleblog.blogspot.com/2009/11/new-search-ad-formats.html – Google blog explains their new ad formats, pretty sweet! One of those is the new Product Ads which Big G explains to us on the Adwords Blog here
http://www.seroundtable.com/archives/021225.html – 85% needed to pass the Google Advertising PE exam, which for $50 is a rip. Google needs to offer out some more Adwords Exam promo codes!
http://www.google.com/support/forum/p/Google+Analytics/thread?tid=060bf519a42f367d&hl=en – Ever see an Analytics Keyword report showing 0 visits for a keyword, I have, here is why:
This is likely due to visitors to your site visited your site via two different methods in the same session. For example if a visitor originally reached your site from “keyword A”, navigated back to the search engine, performed another search and clicked on “keyword B” and came to your site again, you would see one visit for “keyword A” in your report and 0 visits for “keyword B”.
https://adwords.google.com/support/aw/bin/answer.py?answer=144317&hl=en_US – -Custom Alerts, you NEED to be using them, here is what they are and how you can set’em up..
http://adwords.blogspot.com/2009/09/announcing-view-through-conversion.html this is an old one but after using it I need to give Google some big props. This can dramatically change the way you value the content network. If your content ad shows to a user and they eventually convert on your site, you’ll know! The old marketing adage “a customer must see your ad 12 times before they remember you” now has a way to measure! I’m excited. More on it here
That is all for now, I’ve got to go cook Thanksgiving dinner, happy bidding!