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One man’s search for the perfect Valentine’s Day gift provides a demonstration of the complexity of multi-channel online attribution.

RKG agreed to sponsor any employee chosen for Google’s Glass Explorer Program, and to our delight two RKGers were invited. These are their experiences with Google Glass so far.

Watch the RKG Bend crew in action volunteering for MountainStar Family Relief Nursery. Learn more about this great organization.

Teams of RKG staff members were able to build 12 bikes that were donated to the local Boys & Girls Club yesterday.

Here we go with part 2 of the Danny & Marshall show!  Let’s hear what they have to say about what happened to the +1 button in search results, and where they stand on Google+. Thanks to both Marshall and Danny for spending time with us! View part 1 of Danny and Marshall’s chat.

Find out what Danny Sullivan and Marshall Simmonds have to say about social signals, changes in Google and SEO’s evolution in general.

Watch as Adam Audette and Danny Sullivan discuss Authorship and social signals, and how they affect search results.

Watch part 2 of our interview with Danny Sullivan, where he and Adam discuss what’s changed over the years in link building, including Google’s disavow tool and whether directory links offer any real value. To watch parts 1 and 3 follow the links below: Danny Sullivan Interview Part 1 Danny Sullivan Interview Part 3

Who are the most influential figures in SEM?

Even our engineers can’t anticipate everything!

Each advertiser contributes less to Google than it may appear.

Is the Star Trek computer the model search engine?

Trend data is fascinating, and occasionally even useful!

I’m who, apparently.

If your customers hate you marketing can’t solve the problem.

Sometimes, less is more.

The worms.com ASCII wriggler gave me a chuckle.

Quirky and wonderful.

Wordle scans your site and creates a tag cloud.

A new twist on gift cards this season from Target.

Last week came the real GE/Google energy announcement.

Online retailers seeking the elusive Pirate demographic can use a free English-to-Pirate site translation service.

You heard it here first!

Merlin Mann at Google on managing email overload.

“But one thing that struck me is that I just found out today that the way AdSense works is we don’t actually know how much of a cut we’re getting. We just take their ads and run them on our site and they send us a check at the end of the month, and we trust them to give us a fair amount of whatever they were paid, though there’s no actual way to determine what a fair amount might be.” – FJY