Search Marketing News 011607

Yahoo Takes Down Panama Geo-Targeting

Online Marketing Blog ranked #5 in top 150 Marketing Blogs – Todd And Power 150

Google Image Optimization – Chris Pearson

SEO Blogs get hacked – Search Engine Land

Optimizing Flash – Jonathan Hochman

Findory to fade away – Greg Linden

DMOZ taking submissions again – Search Engine Roundtable

Must Have Directory Submissions

Directory submissions used to be a very big part of most search marketers traffic and link building efforts. That’s changed a great deal in the past few years or so but some directories are still important and have been consistent in their quality guidelines and ability to offer link/traffic benefit.

A short list of our favorite directories include:

In fact, it looks like Brian, Greg and the Best of the Web team are at it again with a special Halloween promotion. 15% off on any directory submissions to by October 31st and the chance to win a plasma HDTV.