Today's Google logo, Doodle, on the home page of Google.com is for Samuel Johnson, aka Dr. Johnson. He was a poet, essayist, moralist, literary critic, biographer, editor and lexicographer and was described by the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography as "arguably the most distinguished man of letters in English history." … [Read more...] about Samuel Johnson Gets A Dictionary Google Logo
The life of samuel johnson by james boswell
James Wong Howe was born on August 28, 1899 in Taishan, Guangdong, Jiangmen, China and died at the age of 76 on July 12, 1976, in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California. He worked on over 130 films and was a "master" at use of shadow and was one of the first to use deep-focus cinematography. He earned 10 nominations for the Academy Award for Best Cinematography, winning twice for The Rose Tattoo (1955) and Hud (1963). Howe was judged to be one of the 10 most-influential cinematographers in a survey of the members of the International Cinematographers Guild in the United States. … [Read more...] about James Wong Howe, The Cinematographer, Google Logo
Robyn: The only way you can get their actual search terms is by using Amazon sponsored products. However, if you go to Reports, then you go to Sales Business Reports, there’s a report called Sales and Traffic by Child. When you get into that report, you can actually see how many page views versus sessions you had, how many orders you’ve had, and you can look at your unit section percentage. Depending on the niche that you’re in, there’s no target number. We want it, for sure, at least in the double digits. We like to see that it’s at least 20, 30 percent on most of our products. We know some people that have much higher units while some people have lower. It’s going to depend on the competitiveness of your niche. That can be how you can tell if your list is converting or just not getting the traffic it needs. … [Read more...] about How to Kick Ass at Amazon SEO With Robyn Johnson [PODCAST]
Vanessa Fox was supposed to present during Ignite SMX West but was sick. She later gave her search talk during Ignite at Google I/O, a hilarious look at finding the meaning of life through search engines, from the things they suggest to the results they provide. “I didn’t learn the meaning of life, but what I did learn is that people are crazy on the internet.” Her talk is combined with all the other speakers during that show, so fast-forward to 8 minutes in, to watch it begin. … [Read more...] about Give Them 5 Minutes, They’ll Give You DateRank, Circus Life & More!
Two days after I returned from Amsterdam, my husband committed suicide. I was left virtually penniless, in shock, and wondering what to do next. If it weren’t for Danny’s pre-existing invitation (and a lot of help and encouragement from Jill — thanks, Jill,) I would have passed on the Boston conference. I would have stayed home and licked my wounds. … [Read more...] about Danny Sullivan, You Changed My Life. Thank you.