my new book about Excel 2007

Check out my new book coming August of 2008 all for chicks who want to learn more about technology.   The IT Girl’s Guide to Becoming an Excel Diva by Ani Babaian (Paperback – Aug 25, 2008) Pre-order: $24.99


New to SEO? SMX West 2008 – SEO and Blogging

Linking Q&A – This panel of search representatives and search marketers takes questions about linking, from link building, to issues about buying links, to internal linkage and more. Read more about SMX West 2008 agenda… Ask your questions at: Speakers: Nathan Buggia, Lead Program Manager, Live Search Webmaster Central, Microsoft Matt Cutts, Software Engineer,…


New to SEO? SMX West 2008 – History of Search engines

The history of Search Engines then dove into the meat of it. So did you know? There is rocket science to search engine. Search engines were actually started by NASA to help them find documents and information they had in house during 1950’s. Anyway the first Search engine was ARPA in 1958, followed by WWW…


New to SEO? SMX West 2008 agenda

Okay so you couldn’t make it to SMX West 2008 and are wondering what the agenda is, and what we are up to here. Well here is the Agenda for SMX West 2008 and where you can learn more…   Technorati Tags: SMX West 2008,Agenda for SMX,Webmaster


New to SEO? SMX West 2008 Paid search fundamentals

What is PPC? Paid per click. You can utilize Google adwords. You can also write different adds yourself. Always know it takes 5-50 times of search before a purchase happens. People begin by searching then narrow their search until a purchase happens. Do you want to be first or second when search results are pulled…


New to SEO and webmaster tools?

So as you may have already heard/red I have changed roles. In my new role I will be focusing on SEO and Webmaster tools. You can ready more about it here. So I thought I would blog everywhere I go and the things I hear and learn from people to help the reader learn the…


New to SEO? SMX West 2008 – Copywriting For Search Success

So for those of us who think we can just bundle a bunch of keywords to make our sites or blogs easily discoverable on Google,, Yahoo or other search engines, that worked in the 90’s but that time is over folks. The best thing to do after you discover the keywords from using the…


New to SEO? SMX West 2008 Keyword Research Tools & Techniques

Christine Churchill began the SMX Boot camp sequence this AM with the first session on Keyword Research Tools and Techniques. It was a pretty good session for a newbie to SEO. She listed a set of tools to use some free and others paid amongst these were: Trillian Google Webmaster tools Vivisimo (for clustering) Yahoo…


XAMLChick on the move to SEO and webmaster land…

What do SEO, webmaster tools and I have in common? Well I have taken a new role with the Live Search team and will be focusing on the Search Engine Optimization and webmaster tools. This will be a little stretch for me, since it will be out of my normal Developer technologies, but I will…