SEO – 2008 Winner
Let’s skip the corny, canned jokes and the awkward moments at the podium and just open the envelope, shall we? Ladies and gentlemen, the winner of the 2008 SEMMY Award in the SEO category is … drum-roll, please …
Search Engine Ranking Factors Version 2
Rand Fishkin, SEOmoz | 4/3/07
Congratulations to our winner! Here’s a choice bit from the winning post:
Internal Link Popularity of Linking Page within Host Site/Domain
I’ve seen instances where one link from one internal page from one site resulted in page one rankings for the site being linked to.
properly focused internal anchor text is very helpful once domain trust has been established.
This can backfire if gamed too ehavily and if the site has too few IBLs from other domains.
The top two runners-up in public voting were:
- Sculpting Your PageRank For Maximum SEO Impact
Stephan Spencer, Search Engine Land | 12/20/07
- SEO Linking Gotchas Even The Pros Make
Andy Beard | 11/27/07
The winner and runners-up are welcome to grab the appropriate badge — we have a badge for both winners and runners-up.
How the Voting Ended
Here’s a look at how each finalist fared in the public voting:
Thanks to all who voted, and congrats again to the winner, runners-up, finalists, and all nominees. We look forward to reading your acceptance speech soon!
Judged by Andy Beal, Eric Enge, and Deb Mastaler.