Archive for August, 2006

RankQuest Firefox Extension

I have also tried the RankQuest Firefox extension. This extension can be downloaded from This extension adds a toolbar to Firefox. The toolbar contains links to many SEO-related functionalities, including the information on query terms and specific sites. Below is a screenshot of what the extension looks like: Below is the score for […]

Name for Danny Sullivan’s Next Conference

Writing about the possibility that Danny Sullivan might start his own conference got me thinking… what would be a good name for that conference? Below are some of my ideas: Search Engine Look Search Engine Monitor Search Engine Series But I think he should use the name of… Search Engine World This would be most […]

Danny Sullivan leaving Search Engine Watch

Danny Sullivan announced in his blog that he is leaving Search Engine Watch, and almost certainly the Search Engine Strategies conference as well, after unable to come to a new contract with the current corporate owner of Search Engine Watch, Incisive Media. This is a bummer as Danny has basically become the face of the […]

Firefox Extension from SEO Quake

The second Firefox extension I tried was SEO Quake’s tool. This tool can be installed from Firefox’s extensions page at By the way, previously I had been using the term “plugin”, but it appears that “extension” is the proper term, so I’ll use “extension” from now on. The highlights for this extension include: 1. […]

Firefox SEO Plugin from SEO Book

Over the next several days, I will review the Firefox plugins available for the SEO community. The first is the SEO plugin produced by Aaron Wall of SEO Book. The plugin is not available at the Firefox extensions section, but can be accessed at the SEO Book site. The highlights for this plugin are: 1. […]

Web Analytics

I was at SES San Jose, and one thing that was of particular interest to me was the state of web analytics. Having a data warehousing background myself, I was interested to find out what’s the latest and greatest on the analytics side for web traffic analysis. The most popular web analytics vendors were all […]