5. Google Wave Invite
I got an email from Google earlier this week telling me that I (finally) have invites to give away on Google Wave. Whew, just in the nick of time! I thought I was going to have to buy all my Google Wave Invites Xmas Gifts on ebay .
And how did Google determine that I should be given 27 invites? They multiplied 9 by 3, obviously. That was an easy algorithm to figure out.
4. A link from DMOZ
Your SEO friends are gonna love you when they find out that you’re AN EDITOR AT DMOZ!!!
According to their FAQ , it could take many days to hear back from them after you submit your application, so act fast!
How better to shower your SEO with love than to give him/her the best SEO tactic of all time as a gift (see the example to the right)?! Head over to your favorite free widget  shop and start cranking them out.
2. Reputation Management Problem
Perfect! Head over to knowem.com  and sign up for every last unattended profile, start a “Frank Eybsen’s Knitting Diaries” blog on WordPress.com, make a Frank sock puppet and throw some webcam videos up on YouTube, and laugh as Google Alerts start blowing up his inbox.
1. Reynolds Wrap
As soon as the holidays are over, Google will be going live with their caffeine update , so it’s never too early for SEOs to start crafting their tinfoil hats. And while you’re at it, you may as well help save the world if your local grocer carries 100% Recycled Aluminum Foil  (disclosure: affiliate link).
- Analyzing Googlebot’s Crawl of a Large Site During a Massive URL Migration  - October 25, 2010
- Top 5 Holiday Gifts for Your Favorite SEO  - December 8, 2009