Portent On SEOMoz.org, Yahoo Site Explorer explodes

Ian Lurie

There’s no connection we know of.

Portent SEO specialist Tom Schmitz was on SEOMoz’s Whiteboard Friday today, which is very cool. He and Rand talked about Yahoo Site Explorer’s brief implosion yesterday.

Tom and Rand also discussed Pythia Analytics, Portent’s new tool.

Here’s the whole video:

Personally, if Yahoo Site Explorer died, I’d get a team who does nothing but manual link: and site: searches on Yahoo and Google, and enter in the data…

Ian Lurie
CEO & Founder

Ian Lurie is CEO and founder of Portent and the EVP of Marketing Services at Clearlink. He's been a digital marketer since the days of AOL and Compuserve (25 years, if you're counting). He's recorded training for Lynda.com, writes regularly for the Portent Blog and has been published on AllThingsD, Smashing Magazine, and TechCrunch. Ian speaks at conferences around the world, including SearchLove, MozCon, Seattle Interactive Conference and ad:Tech. He has published several books about business and marketing: One Trick Ponies Get Shot, available on Kindle, The Web Marketing All-In-One Desk Reference for Dummies, and Conversation Marketing. Follow him on Twitter at portentint, and on LinkedIn at LinkedIn.com/in/ianlurie.

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