Rand Fishkin’s Belated SuperBowl Proposal Gets A Yes

Have you been wondering who the mystery guy was behind plans to pop the question to his girlfriend during a SuperBowl commercial last Sunday? Now you know – search marketer Rand Fishkin.

Rand’s plans for the SuperBowl announcement didn’t happen, so it was backup plan time — a commercial during one of her favorite shows last night, Veronica Mars. And yeah, he got a yes :)

You can see Rand’s proposal on video here:

Geraldine’s incredibly surprised (and somewhat hyperventilated reaction) is video here:

How Rand’s kept her from figuring it out all this time is amazing. Rand answers some questions about the entire proposal plans here, including how the original plan to have a commercial during the SuperBowl almost happened to the point of filming a commercial, until the advertiser plugged the plug at the last minute. The Seattle PI has a great rundown on the story here.

You can leave congrats at the My Super Proposal site here — or over at the SEOmoz blog here. And Geraldine and Rand — congrats from all of us here at Search Engine Land!

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About The Author: is a Founding Editor of Search Engine Land. He’s a widely cited authority on search engines and search marketing issues who has covered the space since 1996. Danny also serves as Chief Content Officer for Third Door Media, which publishes Search Engine Land and produces the SMX: Search Marketing Expo conference series. He has a personal blog called Daggle (and keeps his disclosures page there). He can be found on Facebook, Google + and microblogs on Twitter as @dannysullivan.

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  • http://www.empuriabravaonline.com Mike Empuria

    Geraldine’s reaction is fantastic. I hope someone had a paper bag to hand.

  • http://www.luckylester.com Lucky Lester

    Another one bites the dust and another ones down and another ones down and another one bites the dust – hey hey hey and another one bites the dust!

    Congrats and too bad about the Super Bowl crapping out but at least you got it on another venue.

  • Dal

    CONGRATS RAND!!!!!!!!! Time to swing by your office and congratulate you in person. I wish you a lifetime of happiness.


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