SEO Bookmarks: Top Search Terms, AdWords Quality Score and Jerry Yang

Search Engine Watch recently provided data gathered from Hitwise on top search terms as of 28 June 2008. In news category, CNN leads the way, with search volume of about 3.6 times BBC and ten times Bloomberg search volumes. We take note of these trends because this process aids our keyword research process. Keyword research is one of the most important elements in SEO, as outlined in 10 ultimate SEO tips of all time.

If you are one of those who love to hear from industry experts, an interview with Aaron Wall of SEO Book is a must.

If Flickr is able to geotag photo uploads, YouTube can do the same with videos.

If you observe in a sudden rise in minimum bids at Google AdWords, this might be caused by the quality of landing page. A review of Google’s Landing Page and Site Quality Guidelines should help clear the mess and improve Quality Score of your keywords.

By the way, Jerry Yang, the target of a proxy battle by billionaire investor Carl Icahn and another takeover bid by Microsoft appears to be having a bad day as shown in a photo by Reuters’ Rick Wilking. He is pictured with Larry Page and Sergey Brin, founders of Google.