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Archive for June, 2011

Webmaster Tools Data Now Available in Google Analytics Pilot

June 7th, 2011 | | News Update

Google announced today that after an outpouring of requests, Webmaster Tools data will finally be reachable through Google Analytics. Read more about this addition in today’s news update!

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Spring Into Summer Scavenger Hunt: List 1

June 6th, 2011 | | Contests

SEO Boy Scavenger Hunt List 1

All of the items can be found in blog posts from this Spring, March 21st and on. Once you’ve completed the list, email your answers to seoboy@hanapinmarketing.com for a chance to win a Foodzie tasting box!

Keep an eye out for list 2 which will be posted June 13th.

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SEO Spring Into Summer Scavenger Hunt!

June 6th, 2011 | | Contests

School’s out for summer! Time to grab your friends, pack a cooler, and head down to the beach… wait, what’s that? You no longer have a summer break and you’re spending your time working on SEO?! Well, just because you are sitting at a desk all day doesn’t mean you can’t have some summer fun. That’s why SEO Boy is having a Spring into Summer scavenger hunt.

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Letter from the CEO – “Talent wins games, but team work and intelligence wins championships.”

June 3rd, 2011 | | Hanapin Marketing News, SEO Boy News

That’s a quotation from Michael Jordan. Each month, I’ve titled my ‘Letter from the CEO’ post with a movie quotation, but this month I thought one about teamwork was most appropriate. The main reason is because I’m so proud of the Hanapin team.

Since March, when we started the reinvestment in our blogs, the team has really focused their efforts, and it’s paying off in spades. We’re engaging our readers more by getting topic suggestions from them and holding …

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Schema.org Brings Google, Bing and Yahoo Together

June 3rd, 2011 | | News Update

Google, Bing and Yahoo announced this week that they are partnering in an initiative to establish a set of universal data schemas that will create a common markup language across all search engines. You can read the announcement from Bing on their blog: Introducing Schama.org: Bing, Google and Yahoo Unite to Build the Web of Objects. This new project, schema.org, will provide developers with the data necessary to tag site elements appropriately to improve their organic listings in …

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Leave Work Early Day!

June 2nd, 2011 | | SEO Boy

SEO Boy is calling it a day! He’s abandoning his hero responsibilities a little early, but luckily PPC Hero is still on duty!

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Our Greatest Hits for May 2011

June 2nd, 2011 | | Greatest Hits

The page views have spoken! Below we have gathered SEO Boy’s and PPC Hero’s most visited, and hopefully most valuable articles from May. Whether you’re a new or long-time subscriber, you may have missed these insightful and helpful PPC and SEO management tips. Enjoy!

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5 Updates To Google Analytics Custom Reports

June 2nd, 2011 | | Analytics

I had just become comfortable with creating custom reports in Google Analytics when they released a new beta version this past March. I was a bit hesitant to make the transition, but when I discovered many new and useful updates had been made to the custom reports section. Here are the top 5 updates you need to know.

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