Tag Archives: Search Engine Industry News

Michelle Robbins & Ginny Marvin: Search Engine Land’s New Leads

With all my focus around the negative news (which I tend to focus on a lot) with Danny leaving and Matt McGee leaving Search Engine Land as well - the amazing news around the new leaders of Search Engine Land have somewhat got brushed under the rug...

Is The SEO Industry Doomed With So Many Departures Recently?

In the past couple months or so, we had some significant departures of key personalities from the SEO industry. First with Danny Sullivan retiring, then with the news around Rand Fishkin leaving Moz and then Matt McGee leaving Search Engine Land...

Webmaster Lost Everything Over Google Ranking Spammy Content?

I just read a really sad message in the ongoing WebmasterWorld thread from a webmaster nicknamed browndog. This user shared that she has lost everything over Google ranking spammy, low quality content...

Matt McGee Is Also Leaving The Search Industry

Matt McGee has announced and posted on Twitter he is leaving the search industry, including Third Door Media and its properties, Search Engine Land, Marketing Land and MarTech Today.

After 9 yrs...

Rand Fishkin To Leave Moz, The SEO Company He Founded

By now, most of you heard the news that Rand Fishkin is transitioning out of Moz, the company he founded 16 years ago. I've known Rand since 2005 or so, when he and I were moderators back at some old SEO forums...

Danny Sullivan, The Father Of The Search Industry, To Step Away From Search

By now, most of you heard the news that Danny Sullivan is stepping away from covering the search industry after 21 years of devoted service to our industry. He told me the news several months ago and I'll be honest...

The SEO Movie Is Now Out

Earlier this month we shared a preview of the SEO: The Movie by John Lincoln from IgniteVisibility - well, it came out for free, fully, and is available for viewing...

SEO: The Movie – A Movie About Our Industry Coming Soon

John Lincoln, who we have cited her a few times, has spent the past several months producing a movie about our industry named SEO: The Movie. I saw a full draft of the movie and it was done very well. John released the trailer and will be releasing the full movie on June 20...

SEO Sends A Message To Google Via Robots.txt

Rishi Lakhani posted on Twitter a link to an awesome robots.txt file he wrote at fastfwd.com/robots.txt which says "DEAR GOOGLE, SINCE THIS IS THE ONLY TIME YOU COME TO ME, LET ME TALK TO YOU...

Matt Cutts Hearts His Google+ Followers

A couple weeks after Matt Cutts announced his official resignation from Google he posted potentially a final post on Google+ - it was <3. <...