SEO Tips

A Video of Yahoo Search Assist in Action

Yahoo has been beta testing a new featured called Search Assist. Danny has a great overview of it at Search Engine Land. To my surprise, this morning, I did a search at Yahoo and now I see the beta UI. Here is a video of it in action:

Daily Grind

Daily Search Engine Roundtable Link Finds: August 28, 2007

This is the August 28th issue of a daily post that will contain links to commentary of the posts over at the Search Engine Roundtable. If you want the daily link finds to continue, and if you miss the daily search wrap up, please go here and vote. All links I find throughout the day

Shopping

Finding Those Serial Numbers

I have been doing some heavy duty purchasing this week. Along with the heavy duty purchases come serial numbers and rebates. Sometimes, finding those serial numbers can be a huge pain. It is even more of a pain when the box is missing the serial numbers and you need to find the number on the

Blogging

Tamar Blogging at Lifehacker

Tamar just can’t get enough blogging. She has her Techipedia, she blogs at Search Engine Roundtable and now, because she needs to blog even more, she is blogging at Lifehacker. Tamar is Lifehacker’s “new guest editor,” one of her first articles was on Bloglines Beta. But she has already written about five articles. Congrats Tamar!

SEO Tips

The SES Sphinn Meetup Quickly Changes to iPhone Meetup

Danny Sullivan, a want to own iPhone individual, organized the first Sphinn Meetup while at SES. So Matt Cutts and I, the two cool people who own iPhones, came to the meetup. Danny quickly felt threatened by his phone-hood and decided to challenge the iPhone’rs to a browser challenge. So Danny and Vanessa Fox who

Just Interesting

Happy Women’s Equality Day

The Search Engine Roundtable is sporting this look for the next hour or so. Yesterday, we went live with the theme, in commemoration of Women’s Equality Day. Women’s Equality Day takes place annually on August 26th. It was instituted by Rep. Bella Abzug and first established in 1971. It is to acknowledge the Woman Suffrage

Just Funny

Rand Really Likes Me

This is Rand Fishkin hugging me at the SMX conference a few months back in Seattle. You see, Rand was so excited there was a conference in his town that he decided to start hugging people. In realty, Tamar took this picture, Rand wanted to be funny – so it turned out to be an

Travels

Small People in Large Airplane Seats

Last night I flew back from San Jose to New York. I got a pretty good seat, the row directly behind first class, but I was in a middle seat. But it was great leg room. There was a woman on my right, by the window. She was absolutely tiny. Directly behind her was a

Homey

The Jumbo Mortgage Rate Scare

Buying a home in the New York area, as you may expect, is not cheap. The deal is, for a loan larger than $417,000, you need to get a “jumbo mortgage.” Now, in NY, the typical house will cost you more than 417,000 even after putting 20% down. What makes things worse for home buyers