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Drinking the Gool-Aide™

I noticed a high percentage of SEOs at Pubcon openly proclaiming a commitment to “white hat” SEO. These were not just wanna-be’s either. In discussion, they were very knowledgable of SEO and plenty experienced/successful as competitive web masters. Many of them loved Google’s webmaster tools, sitemap, analytics, and *gasp* even toolbar.
The Google Kool-Aide is mighty tasty to many folks. I’m calling it Goolaide™

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4 Responses to “Drinking the Gool-Aide™”

  1. Jeremy Luebke Says:

    The only thing I’m committed to is my wallet ;)

  2. Aaron Pratt Says:

    I like webmaster tools and sitemaps, oh yeah and Matt Cutts and Adam, they are cool. :)

  3. Jill Says:

    It’s about time you were all assimilated! :D

    (FWIW, I don’t believe in G sitemaps.)

  4. - John Andrews - » Andy Beal and Google: Think Happy Thoughts Says:

    […] I don’t know Any Beal, but I just read his “exclusive” report about Google’s click fraud being “less than 2%“. I think Andy Beal has been drinking too much Gool-Aide™. The “report” reads like a combination of informercial and Google Press Release. Think Happy Thoughts: Click Fraud is not a problem. […]