Blogging Israel: Landed in TLV, Did Dinner & Met Orli

As many of you know, this week, I am in Israel, on an invited Blogger Delegation to Israel with other New York bloggers. We took a midnight flight out Saturday night, and arrived 10:30ish AM (EST), which is about 4:30pm here in Israel. The 10+ hour flight was a bit cramped but El Al gave


Israeli Consulate Seized Blogger’s Computers & iPhones

Last night I went to the Israel Consulate in New York City to meet with the planners of the Blogger Delegation to Israel. When I arrived in the building, the guy in the front lobby asked who I am here to see. I said the Israeli Consulate. He then told me, I should talk to


First Day of Spring & It Is Snowing

The other day it was almost 70 degrees here in New York (Rockland County) and now, this morning, on the first day of spring, it is snowing. Here is a picture from my iPhone as I wait at the light to get to work: It doesn’t appear to be sticking to the streets, but you


How Geeks Earn Points With Their Spouses

I wouldn’t call myself an uber-geek, but I definitely strive towards that label. That being said, my wife was in my office one day and I had to earn some “husband points.” I forget why I needed points, but all married men always need to tally up the “points” whenever they can. So in my

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Daily Search Coverage & Link Finds: March 19, 2009

Daily Search Coverage: Google confirms keyword tool bug. Is AdSense your main source of income? Do you give discounts for links? Google refinements showing up less? Sorry SES NY, won’t be there. YouTube adds to insights. Sony and Google team up. Yahoo adds filters to image search. Search Engine Roundtable Topics: Google Confirms Keyword Tool


El Al Schwag :: Lounge Access & Nice Treatment

My wife called me when I was at a meeting to let me know I received a package from El Al. We are flying El Al for the Blogger delegation to Israel, El Al is Israel’s main airline. Since I am a nice husband, I gave her my permission to open the package (eagerly awaits

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Daily Search Coverage & Link Finds: March 18, 2009

Daily Search Coverage: Google’s keyword tool is still showing too many weird keywords. Google can reopen businesses in two weeks. Yahoo’s Directory going free? MSN Japan tests Zenbu. Google treats / and index the same. SEO’s split on specializing. AdSense found on iPhone. Woodside replaces Armstrong at Google. Cutts talks about keywords in URL. Twitter


Israel Blogger Delegation: NY Bloggers Named

IsRealli blog wrote about the Blogger Delegation to Israel, so I guess it really is official. We (bloggers) should be arriving this Sunday, to spend a week in Israel, blogging about our experiences. Honestly, I don’t know much about what to expect. I know my flight information and the Tel Aviv hotel we are staying


My Thoughts on iPhone 3.0 Software Update

Apple held a developer preview of the 3.0 software update coming to the iPhone. I was watching it on the various live blogging platforms, but primarily on Gizmodo. I felt like a kid in the candy store, almost the whole time, minus some of the demos. It won’t be available to most people until the