Raven SEO Weekly Digest – Issue 6
News from the SEO world this week includes Google adding blogs to Universal Search, using YouTube as a search method, and questions to ask when doing a social media campaign.
Google Adds Blogs to Universal Search
An intriguing news item from PC Magazine this week revealed that blogs are going to be the latest genre for Google’s Universal Search. Yahoo!, Live and Ask.com already have similar blog search capabilities and no wonder, the blogosphere is now a vibrant, developing community with up-to-the-minute content. Which search engine wouldn’t want that?
YouTube an Alternative Search Method?
I predicted a few weeks ago in my Twelve Link Building Tactics for 2008 blog post that Visual Media would rise to the top in 2008. It seems Google has cottoned onto my prediction of the search power of visual media. A TechCrunch article explains more.
10 Questions to Ask Before Starting a Social Media Campaign
Social Media holds a mighty influence on the Web and is very prudent and effective way of marketing. The Marketing Pilgrim website has a list (composed by Andy Beard) of 10 questions you must address before participating in a social media campaign.