comScore’s State of the US Online Retail Economy Q1-2009

Below are slides on comScore’s State of the US Online Retail Economy Q1-2009, and the related effects on search engine traffic and e-commerce.

* There was a 210% jump in March on the term “unemployment”.
* The Largest realized volume increase for Unique Searches was seen for the term “Coupons”.

Unemployment related searches spiked



WACVB Tourism Tech Summit

I am excited to announce that I will be giving a 90 minute talk about SEO at the upcoming Western Association of Convention & Visitor Bureaus’ (WACVB) Tourism Tech Summit, which is being held on March 26th and 27th.

Topic to include are:

  • SEO 101—an overview
  • SEO strategies and tactics for convention & visitor bureaus
  • SEO linking strategies and tactics
  • SEO content strategies and tactics
  • SEO and social media—how to leverage social networks to increase your visibility in the search engines
  • SEO trends—improving position and traffic volume

Here is the conference brochure:

Western Association of Conventions and Visitors Bureaus