The Best Laid Plans…Still Require Timing

Sometimes you can have what you think is a great idea and still fail to profit from it due to a lack of timing. It happened to me a few days ago.
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SEO Implications For Personalized Search

A couple of days ago I wrote about my reservations with personalized search. I even called it dangerous. Most people won’t have reservations, though. In fact it’s unlikely the majority of people will ever realize they’re getting search results tailored to them. Like it or not personalized search is here and here to stay and it’s time to start discussing what the implications of personalized search are for SEOs in the days ahead?
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Google Link Data Is Back

Since I did a little Google bashing yesterday when asking is personalized search dangerous?, I thought I’d throw a little love Google’s way tonight. On Monday Webmaster Central added a link tab to their reporting, which shows the data we’ve all been wanting the link: command to show for years. Even more it’s showing links in a more useful way than the link: command ever did.
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Is Personalized Search Dangerous?

Late last week Google began rolling out personalized search. While I have no doubt that the new system will lead to more relevant results for the majority of searches I have some strong reservations about personalized search, a few specific to Google and a few about personalizing search in general.
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Give Me Liberty And Give Me Breast

Sorry National Pork Board, but if my choice is between a nice juicy pork chop and a the breast of a woman I’m going with the breast every time. In this instance it’s the breast of search marketer Jennifer Laycock. I hope Jennifer forgives my reference to her anatomy, but in this case the issue is about her breasts or rather her breast milk.
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