This Week In SEO – 6/1/07

I tried to be a little more discriminating while collecting links this week, but I think I still ended up with the usual amount. There’s lots of good reading here as always to help you grow your blog and market your site. And of course a bit of search engine news in case you missed the major stories. Enjoy.
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Mahalo: The Long Route To Wikipedia

Sometimes you can’t help but want to see someone fail. I think I’m going to get what I want.

Yesterday SEO hater Jason Calacanis launched Mahalo (Hawaiian for Thank You), which he claims is the first human-powered search engine. Wait a minute hasn’t ChaCha been providing human-powered search for awhile now? And Mahalo may be a lot of things, but a search engine isn’t one of them.
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Do You Compete On Price Or Value?

Price is what you pay. Value is what you get.
Warren Buffett

And the perception of value is why you decide to buy. How much would you pay for an ordinary gray pebble? How much would you pay if I told you that pebble could perform tricks like ‘sit’ and ‘stay’ and included a manual for how to train your pet rock?
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What Makes Your Blog Remarkable?

It’s a difficult question to answer. Difficult, because for the majority of us there’s little if anything remarkable about our blogs. That’s not meant to imply your blog isn’t good. It’s not meant to imply that you won’t find something here worth reading. But when we take a long and hard look at our blogs do we find something that’s truly remarkable?
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This Week In SEO – 5/25/07

Friday seems to get here faster every week. Yeah, I know that’s not really possible, but the older I get the faster the days feel like they fly by. I’ve got the usual assortment of links and depending on where you live an extra day for you to read them. I’m going to mix in a little work over the holiday weekend, but I promise not too much. Happy reading.
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