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Apple evangelist, venture capitalist and Internet startup super hero Guy Kawasaki has chosen to showcase some of Sphinn’s favorite blogging stars in the SEO category on his new web site Alltop.com. Wow!
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from Kalena 2344 Days ago #
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A few more Sphinners have just been added. Congrats to:- Sebastian’s Pamphlets- Hamlet Batista- Andy Beard- Eric Engeand whoever else I’ve missed

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from iBrian 2344 Days ago #
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In all honesty? It looks like a marketing campaign that seeks to reach out to key communicators and bring them on board with basic flattery.Seriously, is anyone saying it’s a great service? Is anyone saying they’ve been asked for input? Or is it just a little targeted flattery, with the aim of turning communicators into evangelists for yet another aggregator service?

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from theGypsy 2344 Days ago #
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Brian.... U can be on MY list any time big boy... he he... Sour Grapes SEO (see blog fer details) :0)A list is a list is a list... and as Brian suggests sending out emails is a great way to get some publicity, tho SEOs should be able to find it pretty quick anyways. It does seem a little screwy as far as a mixture of search marketing stuff (not JUST SEO) and some ..erm...suspect, listings.  Congrats none-the-less to you and other happy campers K - always nice to be loved.... back to my grapes..

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from DoshDosh 2344 Days ago #
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I’m on the social media section of Alltop and it probably sends me less than 15 visitors everyday according to my stats... I don’t think it’ll get me many new readers in the long run. Might be useful for some people though. And flattery + free exposure works... I would have probably promoted it the same way, if I released an aggregator tool-thingy.

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from Kalena 2344 Days ago #
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15 visitors eh? Hmmm that’s not exactly what I had in mind. We’ll see what happens. Admittedly, I am a huge Guy fan, so my reaction was magnified x 10 LOL. 

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from Kalena 2344 Days ago #
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Ok, now I just feel silly

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from theGypsy 2344 Days ago #
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Well, K - I’ll give the site a run next time I am researching niches.. maybe I will make a GCSE for each niche, or does he have that going on already? Would be an interesting angle... My grapes to wine seemed a treat - so I guess it works on me :0)

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from theGypsy 2344 Days ago #
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Oh and a few new notables since this morning;Wiep KnolDebra MastelerJill WhalenMichael Martinez(thanks Guy)....

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from planetc1 2344 Days ago #
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I’ve got a site listed in the health category. I actually like the service and have been checking several areas for new ideas. No news on traffic stats yet, I’ll post if anything interesting appears.

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from TimDineen 2344 Days ago #
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I enjoy Guy’s writings, but I haven’t found myself to be a fan of anything he’s launched or even invested in lately.  Great personality for a once-in-a-while antogonist interview, though.

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from TimDineen 2344 Days ago #
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Oh, sorry - and a big congrats to those who made his list!

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from Kalena 2343 Days ago #
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That’s a bit more comforting, thanks Michael.

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from NickWilsdon 2343 Days ago #
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It doesn’t speak much to their editorial skills that Threadwatcher is included. No offense to Earl but they haven’t had a new post there since last August?

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from theGypsy 2343 Days ago #
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Yup thus my rant; http://www.huomah.com/News/Latest/Sour-grapes-and-my-wrath.html

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from graywolf 2343 Days ago #
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i rank #1 for seo blog and I don’t make the grade ... yeah good list there

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from Jenstar 2343 Days ago #
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I also got added a couple of nights ago too.

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from theGypsy 2343 Days ago #
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@GW - yup.... certainly a few holes to be sure. Guy seems pretty good about it tho.... so hopefully it will round out - did U want me to make another sphinn discussion for U (again)?  j/k -

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from MarketingGuy 2343 Days ago #
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Help me out here - news aggregrator from a search professional that doesn’t actually disseminate, categorise or organise information in any particularly useful, new or inspiring way.  What’s the point?Re: the about page - "A table of contents" would at least list information in a meaningful order.  "A dashboard" would have some function.  "A digital magazine rack" is probably the most accurate description, but given we *browse" magazine racks and are already using a *browser* what more does this actually bring to user experience?Basically a scraper site that hand picks the sites it scrapes from?  Someone correct me if I’m missing some spectacular meaning to the project.  If the brand goal is the "cessation of Internet stagnation", how does it actually achieve that goal?The FAQ is just plain arrogant:Q: What if I want my site removed?A: Because you have to much traffic?  Just send us an email.Lol!Desphunn for what it’s worth - press release for a glorified scraper site doesn’t constitute front page news IMO.MG

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from aimClear 2343 Days ago #
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It’s a compliment anytime anybody who’s human links to someone’s blog :).  It’s all good.

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from iBrian 2342 Days ago #
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Agree with Scott - Desphunn.

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from GuyKawasaki 2342 Days ago #
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Dosh Dosh,If you’d like to be removed, just let me know. Guy@alltop.com.Guy

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from SpostareDuro 2342 Days ago #
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Thanks for the add Guy. :-)

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from MarketingGuy 1876 Days ago #
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Glorified scraper site that offers nothing unique. Not front page news.

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from iBrian 1876 Days ago #
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Pointless PR flattery article. Desphunn. 50 character limit.

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from Jeremy 1876 Days ago #
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Checked the site out for my first and last time. Don’t see how it adds anything of any value for anyone.

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