Keystroke Optimization For Google Instant

Long Tail - LongTail diagrams

Lots of rash statements get written by new media types after a press conference by Google, as an attempt to grab attention or to validate their business model by detrimenting that of others.
I am glad Matt Cutts, Marissa Mayer and many other Googlers have been fairly quick to defend the continued need for some kind of Search Engine Optimization, because ultimately a lot of what is SEO helps Google index content and find relevance.

Reddit.com Hostile Takeover of Digg.com #diggrevolt

Digg Bury Spam

Digg is a community of millions of users but it only takes a few hundred to stage a significant protest – a few thousand active diggers working in a coordinated manner and Digg might have to rethink their current plans… after a year+ of development.

New Digg 4 (Basic) SEO Score 30/100

Digg Description

This is just a quick look at basic SEO factors and how Digg screwed them up.

I am not going to get into complicated internal linking sturctures, or even discuss things like nofollow and robots.txt