Kris Allen versus Adam Lambert – The Numbers

Like any American Idol fan, I'm very curious who is going to be named the American Idol winner this evening. In fact, I'm so curious, I don't want to wait. I'd rather use the data one can find on the Internet to try and predict who is going to win between Kris Allen and Adam Lambert. The first thing I did was to look at the Google Trends data. Adam Lambert versus Kris Allen[/caption]

Where Were the PubCon Exhibitors?

PubCon last week was a fantastic show. It had the strongest, most useful content of any search show I’ve been to in the last few years. The attendees were numerous and enthusiastic.

One area was curiously weak, however: the exhibitor floor.

There were less than fifty exhibitors for the entire show. Most of these were search engines, publishers, and advertising networks.

Where were the search agencies? Kudos to Bruce Clay Inc. for stepping up in a big way, but where …

Pictures from SEOmoz’s Search Spam Party at PubCon

Wednesday night at PubCon, Rand Fishkin and the SEOmoz team hosted their second annual Search Spam Party at PubCon.

The theme of the party was a clever spin on the Werewolf game, with a custom deck of cards with the following substitutions.

  • Villagers are White Hat SEOs
  • Werewolves are Black Hat SEOs
  • The Seer is Matt Cutts
  • A Danny Sullivan character is added, that can protect one person per turn

So, the pictures you’ll see below of people with their …