One of the sessions that I covered over at Search Engine Roundtable was Rich Media and Video Ads where speaker Ian Schafer of Deep Focus previewed the Sopranos Google Maps mashup where you can view show episodes and other details by their location. Pretty slick.
I think you’ll find more and more of this kind of creative being used in more advanced SEO programs that integrate with other online marketing tactics. A lot of what’s called viral is also linkbait and we all know what links can do for search engine rankings.
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Lee Odden has been recognized as a top B2B Marketing professional by Forbes, The Economist and the Wall Street Journal. For over 20 years he's worked with his team at TopRank Marketing to help elevate the B2B marketing industry through creative marketing programs that deliver more authentic, experiential and inclusive content for brands like LinkedIn, Dell and Adobe. Lee is the author of Optimize and has published over 1.4 million words on his agency's B2B marketing blog. As a trusted marketing thought leader, he has given nearly 300 presentations in 19 different countries on B2B content, search and influencer marketing. When not marketing, Lee is probably running, cooking or traveling.