Lee Odden

Pre Thanksgiving Search Links

Technorati now offers a link count widget that provides visitors to your blog with a real-time count of how many links you have to a particular post. I read about this on another blog and I cannot remember which one – sorry for not hat tip.
Speaking of widgets, I’ve got a great interview with Lawrence Coburn of Sexy Widget blog coming next week. Lawrence did a presentation last week at the WebmasterWorld Pubcon conference that generated a lot of widget buzz.

Danny does a swell job of slicing and dicing search engine popularity stats across comScore, NetRatings and Hitwise.

Nial Kennedy posts a very well written and thorough description of the spam problems with social news sites like digg. I’ve posted before about whether social media optimization was spam or not and have taken the position that the communities of these social news and bookmarking sites are strong enough to self-police. But now I’m not so sure. Hat tip to Brian Prince.

Social Media Grows More Useful for Marketers, Users – MarketingVox

Reuters invests $7m in social media blog firm Pluck – Brand Republic

B2B Marketing in 2007 – Excellent article by Jody Nimetz of Enquiro
To all the readers of this blog in the U.S., we wish you a very Happy Thanksgiving!

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Lee Odden About Lee Odden

@LeeOdden is the CEO of TopRank Marketing and editor of Online Marketing Blog. Cited for his expertise by The Economist, Forbes and the Wall Street Journal, he's the author of the book Optimize and presents internationally on B2B marketing topics including content, search, social media and influencer marketing. When not at conferences, consulting, or working with his talented team, he's likely running, traveling or cooking up something new.