Video: 12 Days Of Googlemas Carol From Google & Search Engine Land

Some of the members of the Search Engine Land team spent some time at Google last week. They put together a 12 Days of Googlemas Carol for all to listen and watch on YouTube.

Sitting in front with the laptop and yellow shirt is Google’s Matt Cutts. In the blue shirt in front is Danny Sullivan, Editor-In-Chief of Search Engine Land. In the back row, from left to right is Michelle Robbins, Director of Technology; Matt McGee, Executive News Editor; and Elisabeth Osmeloski, Executive Features Editor.

Here are the lyrics of the carol:

On the 12th day of Googlemas my Googlebot gave to me…

12 optimized titles,
11 local listings,
10 Sitemaps submitted,
9 bloggers linking,
8 sitelinks showing,
7 Google trends,
6 social signals,
5 followed links,
4 404s fixed,
3 301s,
2 indented listings,
and a first place organic ranking.

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  • chiropractic

    What a wonderful group of carolers you are! Looking forward to repeat performances throughout the year.

    I want to get ready to check my ranking, on what date is the 12th day of Googlemas anyways?

    Happy Holidays!

  • Caroline Bell

    Love it! Can I open my presents now? ;)

  • Jill Whalen

    LOL…don’t give up your day job guys!

    Happy Holidays (or Bah Humbug!)

  • chiropractic

    and has anyone noticed that Danny and Matt dress alike? Look at those shirts. Wouldn’t be surprised if they were both wearing Vans as well.

  • D3

    Nice video Elisabeth. Keep your day job!

  • Steven J.

    Cool in a lol sort of way .. let’s run through the harmonies of 5 followed links again guys, this time hands off laps ok .. and a one and a two and a you know what to do ..

  • Elisabeth Osmeloski

    @chiropractic – oh, there’s a funny story about that… have michelle tell you some time…

    @D3 & Jill – luckily, Matt McGee & I officially became full time employees of SEL before singing this dreadful thing.. I look petrified b/c I know how badly I sing;)

    but for the record, we literally had 5 mins to prep this no, it’s not perfect

  • Webnoguru

    Wow Michelle and Elizabeth are a couple of babes eh? Gorgeous!

    Happy Christmas from the UK guys keep uuop the great work!

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