My Chanukah Gifts: iHome & NY Jets Slippers

Last night we had our annual family Chanukah get together. This year it was at my brother’s house, around the corner from me. We first light the menorah, I used my iPhone Menorah (which is not legit, I lit again when I got home). We then ate dinner which consisted of pizza, lasagna, tuna casserole,

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What Did I Do on Christmas?

I am Jewish, I do not celebrate Christmas. However, today, virtually no one in the US is working. So things here, for me, are pretty slow, to say the least. First, Happy Holidays to all my Christian friends! Wishing you and your family a wonderful holiday! So what did I do today, so far? Last

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Daily Search Coverage & Link Finds: December 24, 2008

Daily Search Coverage: Give the gift of links. Should we mock newbie SEOs? Google and Yahoo pay publishers early. Google Docs bugs out. Google says bounce rates are not good for ranking indicators. Twitter adds friend search. Search Engine Roundtable Topics: Gift Giving Season, Great Time For Link Building Letting of Newbie SEO Steam at


Time to Say No to Holiday e-Cards?

Email, email, email… We just get too many of them. I am struggling with the decision on if I should send out a “Happy Holidays” email to my email list. I mean, on the one hand, it is a nice gesture but on the other hand, I cannot stand getting all these Happy Holidays emails.

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I Forgot My Anniversary!

Can you believe it? I forgot my anniversary, already, after only these short number of years! Okay, I am not that dumb! I did not forget my wedding anniversary, that goes into my calendar. I did forget the Search Engine Roundtable’s fifth anniversary! I first started blogging about search on December 2, 2003. It has

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Daily Search Coverage & Link Finds: December 23, 2008

Daily Search Coverage: Google’s malware warnings get specific. Most people want those top links. Are advertisers jacking up prices in bad times? The Sandbox is on hold. Google is not liable for search ads. Search Engine Roundtable Topics: Google’s Malware Warnings Can Be Subdomain or Subfolder Specific Poll: I Want A Link In The Top


I Caused a Long Line at the Post Office

I dislike waiting in long lines, I am sure most people do. I even hate it more when I am the one who caused a long line. I had to go to the post office this morning to mail out the RustyBrick holiday gifts. I told them I need X number of stamps for these

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Daily Search Coverage & Link Finds: December 22, 2008

Daily Search Coverage: My video is live. Google Blog search’s link command is getting better. Holiday logos are live at my blog and Google. Google’s search for iPhone is buggy. Google Search Quality team says never to. AdSense reports had issues. Google enhances image search. We got a PageRank update. Search Engine Land redesigns. Search


Oh Nuts! Thanks For The Gift Basket!

The folks over at Oh Nuts! send me a Hanukkah Gift Basket for the holiday! In fact, this is my third gift basket from Oh Nuts this past week, but the others were from clients, vendors and so on. I am pretty sure they sent me the Hanukkah Chocolate Wicker Basket, here is a picture


I’m A Plumber: Installed a Bathroom Faucet Myself

For Chanukah, I bought my wife a matching faucet for the rest of the hardware in our bathroom. Yea, I got my wife a faucet for Chanukah, I know!!! I even used Live Search to save 25% on the faucet. The hard part was not ordering the faucet, it was putting it in. I ordered