Links to articles and information we found interesting this week.
- Search Industry News
On Monday, Marketing Pilgrim reported on iCrossing’s acquisition of web development firm Proxicom, the latest in a string of purchases by the company this year. The article points to some key ideas on where the SEM industry is going and why the acquisition is a signal for shifting patterns in the marketplace.
- Keyword Research
SEOBook provides a list of solid recommendations for understanding the breadth of keyword opportunities available or possible in association with core keyword strategies.
- Enhancements to AdWords
eWhisper.net reports that Google AdWords advertisers will soon be able to be save their AdWords reports using their Google Docs account.
- Link Bait
Tropical SEO offers 4 lessons to be learned in regards the meteoric rise of eBizMBA.com in popular social bookmarking sites like Digg and del.icio.us….and following that example:
- Ranking Popular SEO Blogs
While we hope that everyone relies on KoMarketing Associates for their search marketing information , there is a wide range of quality resources available for learning and reading about search. Daily Blog Tips has a nice list of the Top 25 SEO Blogs, based on readership levels, Technorati authority, Google PageRank and Alexa Rank.
- Social Media Success Story
And last but not least, SEOPranos temporarily sheds the tough guy image to highlight the story of a mom who reunites through Facebook with the son she gave up for adoption.
If you are local to the Boston area and interested in meeting other people with interests in search engine optimization and the search industry in general, check out the SEO Meetup next week in Arlington – on Monday, August 6th. More details can be found on their events page: The Cambridge Search Engine Optimization Meetup Group.