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Interview with Vanessa Fox from Google

Posted by on 08 Dec 2006 | Tagged as: Web, Webmaster Interviews

Here is a video interview with Google’s Vanessa Fox on site maps (why they are and are not important) Page Rank (an interesting revelation!) and text to code ratio (big surprise here!).

It is 17 minutes long, so a fair bit of a download, but it is news from the horse’s mouth.

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Webmaster Interview – Mark Doust from Site Reference

Posted by on 15 Nov 2006 | Tagged as: Webmaster Interviews

Today’s webmaster interview is with someone with whom I have had an ongoing web contact with – via Mark’s Site-Reference forum. Mark Doust has a wide range on experience and skills and this interview opens the door on his experience and insight into the web as a business arena.

If you run more than one website, what is the name and URL of your primary website?

Site Reference (http://www.site-reference.com). I also just started

http://www.brewingkb.com.

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Webmaster Interview – Simon Burfield from burf.com

Posted by on 19 Oct 2006 | Tagged as: Webmaster Interviews

In today’s Webmaster interview we hear from someone making their mark on the internet in a different way to the norm. Simon Burfield is taking on the search space – and doing OK from his report.

Over to Simon…

If you run more than one website. What is the name and URL of your primary website?

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Webmaster Interview – Gene Guerrero from Webmaster Labor

Posted by on 25 Sep 2006 | Tagged as: Webmaster Interviews

Today I present Gene Guerrero – a webmaster who is taking to world by its horns and giving the global marketplace a good shake. With an eye for a business opportunity, Gene is onto a neat idea!

If you run more than one website. what is the name and URL of your primary website?

I am with Webmaster Labor is a provider of offshore outsourced leased staffing services.

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Webmaster Interview – Laurie McArthur from Wilderness Landscape Photography

Posted by on 31 Jul 2006 | Tagged as: Webmaster Interviews

Time to head downunder for our latest webmaster interview. Laurie has a passion for photography and is exploring ways of mixing this love with earning some money from the internet. It is worth visiting Lauries sites if nothing else that to see his photos.

If you run more than one website. what is the name and URL of your primary website

Wilderness Landscape Photography

The internet provides access to global audiences and markets. Where are you located and is your market influenced by your location?

I’m an Australian, living on the Far South Coast of New South Wales. This is more or less the south eastern corner of the Australian mainland. I’m about half way between Australia’s two major cities: Sydney one way and Melbourne the other. It’s about a day’s drive to either.

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Webmaster Interview – Andy McDonald from Swift Media UK

Posted by on 30 Jun 2006 | Tagged as: Web, Webmaster Interviews

And McDonaldHere I present another webmater interview. A while back we had Stephanie from BlahBalhBox showing how age is no barrier to having a dream and chasing it. This time we hear from Andy MacDonald a 19 year old from Plymouth, England who is a never give up sort of guy who takes life by the shoulders and is giving it a good shake! That’s him on the right, done by artist Zalo at Caricature King

Post script: It’s just a shame he never paid for the next caricature of he and his “Mrs” he had done…

Over to you Andy…

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Webmaster Interview – Kent Johnson from Discount Leather Mart

Posted by on 07 Jun 2006 | Tagged as: Webmaster Interviews

Welcome to the latest in our series of webmaster interviews. Today we are hearing from Kent Johnson from Discount Leather Mart – http://www.discount-leather.net

As you will read, Kent started out in ecommerce in a way that will be familiar to many online merchants – there was little choice owing to employment changes. Kent also highlights some interesting pitfalls of the dropship model…and how this is leading to his business

The internet provides access to global audiences and markets. Where are you located and is your market influenced by your location?

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Webmistress interview – Stephanie Meagher of blahblahbox

Posted by on 07 May 2006 | Tagged as: Webmaster Interviews

Every day there are new people coming to the web. I have some who are recent retirees who are looking at a new business venture they can easily manage from the comfort of their own home. On the other end of the age spectrum, there are those who are lookig to the internet as their future. Never mind about boring stuffy jobs in an office or factory! One such person is Stephanie Meagher, of blahblahbox.com. This dynamic young webmistress is taking the world head on – and by all accounts, winning!

I was interested to learn of her promotional techniques and approach to search engines at the end of the interview.

The internet provides access to global audiences and markets. Where are you located and is your market influenced by your location?
I live in a small village in Ireland, with no broadband access yet which can make running an Internet based business difficult. But I’ve got people from all over the world signing up to my website and most of them assume I’m American, so I don’t think it matters too much where I’m located.

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Webmaster interview – John Holifield of Scary-Software

Posted by on 15 Apr 2006 | Tagged as: Webmaster Interviews

Welcome to the first Webmaster interview.

This interview with John Holifield of Scary-Software.com is the first of what will become a permanent fixture on this blog – interviews with other webmasters to gain an insight into who is behind the site, where they have come from, how they have done it and where they are heading.

Your feedback, comments to the interviewee an other suggestions are welcome via comments at the end of the interview.

So to our first question:

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