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Bridging SEO Services with Portland: Enter Mozlandia!

Bridging SEO Services with Portland: Enter Mozlandia!

In an industry, (or is it a “Search Engine Land?”), that specializes in raising online visibility, search and social rankings, clickthrough and conversion rates and other “key performance indicators” for twenty-first century marketers, Seattle’s SEOmoz has put up some pretty impressive data points of its own after raising over $21 million in venture funding during […]

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A Musical Self-Exam of Betting Against Breast Cancer And Living To Sing About It

A Musical Self-Exam of Betting Against Breast Cancer And Living To Sing About It

She has watched herself sing, dance and fly around the Internet as an animated cartoon “avatar” with flaming red hair and a faithful flock of digital followers. Then jump out of an airplane at 13,500 feet a mere three months after preventative surgeries had delicately removed and then replaced her most personal, female body […]

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Colbert Lauds Boeing’s ‘Refreshing Denial of Human Dignity’

Colbert Lauds Boeing’s ‘Refreshing Denial of Human Dignity’

The Boeing Company has informed union negotiators that it intends to deny pension survivor benefits to married same-sex couples, even though Washington State voters approved a marriage equality law earlier this month.

Ray Goforth, Executive Director of the Society of Professional Engineering Employees in Aerospace (SPEEA), IFPTE Local 2001, said his union has long sought […]

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WOWZAPP 2012: Microsoft’s Worldwide Hackathon for Windows

WOWZAPP 2012: Microsoft’s Worldwide Hackathon for Windows

WOWZAPP 2012, the first simultaneous global hackathon for students, startups and professional developers in Microsoft’s history, surfaced over the rainy Redmond weekend past and reverberated worldwide.

Following the recent Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 launches, more than 100 locations across five continents held weekend-long hackathons for students and other participants to create apps […]

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Steve Jobs and the Incredible Lightness of Knowing “Less Is More.”

Steve Jobs and the Incredible Lightness of Knowing “Less Is More.”

by Larry Sivitz, Seattle24x7, Managing Editor

What always struck me about Steve Jobs was his willingness to defy the popular convention of product design. Jobs constantly resisted the notion of design by committee, by focus group, or by consumer tracking study that overload product features and complicate ease-of-use.  Instead, by bucking the “wisdom […]

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A Day in the Life of a Seattle SEO

A Day in the Life of a Seattle SEO

by Larry Sivitz

When your search-savvy editor began exploring the world of  “Inbound Marketing,” Social Media and Conversion Rate Optimization, there were no Google+, Twitter Cards or Facebook News Feeds to optimize, no iOS or Android apps to synchronize, and a “conversion event” was a meeting with a new client on remediating Black Hat tactics. In fact, none […]

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Washington State’s Brightest Tech Stars Honored at WTIA’s Industry Achievement Awards

Washington State’s Brightest Tech Stars Honored at WTIA’s Industry Achievement Awards

by Aaron Eden

The Washington Technology Industry Association recognizes local technology innovators, celebrates 25th anniversary at annual celebration

The Washington Technology Industry Association (WTIA), North America’s largest statewide association of technology companies, IT departments and individual technology professionals, honored the winners of its 14th annual Industry Achievement Awards (IAAs) last night during an awards ceremony […]

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Seattle Startup’s Thinking Globally, Linking Locally

Seattle Startup’s Thinking Globally, Linking Locally

As the future of mobile search, Wi-MAX, and cloud computing comes into clear, close-up focus, the picture for Internet marketers and advertisers is looming surprisingly large…it’s Local!

Google’s “10-Pack” of local listings perched atop the Search Engine Results Page with studded Map markers is as big a game changer for RAS and ROI as it […]

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ShopA-List Takes Designer Clothing and Celebrity Styles “From Camera to Closet”

ShopA-List Takes Designer Clothing and Celebrity Styles “From Camera to Closet”

What do the most popular celebrities on the Web — names like Paris Hilton, Cameron Diaz, Eva Longoria, Carmen Electra and Jessica Alba — all have in common with a new Seattle Website offering A-List designer clothing and celebrity fashion accessories?

The new Website, ShopA-List.com, will let you buy the hottest celebrity […]

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Web 2.0 or Bust!

Web 2.0 or Bust!

Have you tried the new Web 2.0 “B.S. Generator” Web page? Click the button and popular catch-phrases fill up a Post-It note right before your eyes. Jargon like “aggregated semantic blogospheres,” “enabled Cluetrain Wikis,” “podcasting tagclouds,” and “rich-client folksonomies.” Funny, a “rich client” may be the only client to buy-in to any […]

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