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SEW Expert - Herndon Hasty Herndon
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SEO Friendly Site Structure – If You Build it, Will They Come?
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Your site's content is at the heart of what your site will rank for, and to a strong degree how well it will rank. But visitors will only come if you've structured your information in a way that's easy for visitors to navigate, and for search engines to understand.
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Combining Trust and Relevance
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When search engines measure the level at which they trust Web sites, and that trust is topic-specific. What's that mean for new sections of a trusted Web site?
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SEW Expert - Erik Qualman Erik
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Do Teens Tweet? And Other Social Media FAQs
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The questions keep growing as more people join the social media fray. It seems appropriate that we take some time to go over three of the most common questions that marketers might be asking.
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SEW Expert - Ron Jones Ron
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Effective PPC Ad Copy 101, Part 1
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One of the most important factors of a successful PPC campaign is writing successful ad copy. You can spend a good deal of time on other aspects of your campaign but skimp on the ad copy and you might not get the results you're looking for.
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News from the Search Engine Watch Blog

Google Further Clarifies Nofollow and PageRank Sculpting
Posted by Kevin Newcomb Jun 16, 2009

Earlier this month, Matt Cutts shared with search marketers that Google had begun treating nofollow differently, especially in regards to "PageRank sculpting," the advanced SEO tactic that aims to control where PageRank flows around a site. Today, he goes into detail on how Google views PageRank sculpting, and how it ...
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Microsoft Files Click Fraud Suit in Washington State
Posted by Nathania Johnson Jun 16, 2009

Microsoft has filed a click fraud suit against brothers Eric and Gordon Lam and their mother Melanie Suen. The suit was filed in the Western District Court of Washington and involves click fraud pertaining to a scheme involving auto insurance and the video game World of Warcraft. The adCenter blog offered ...
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MapQuest Launches iPhone App
Posted by Nathania Johnson Jun 16, 2009

AOL-owned MapQuest has been available as a free application for Blackberry users and now iPhone users are getting the goods as well. While MapQuest has been available on the mobile web, apps are usually faster and more user-friendly. One of the highlights of the app is a "carousel" of options shown ...
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Hunch Launches New "Decision Engine"
Posted by Kevin Newcomb Jun 16, 2009

Microsoft's Bing isn't the only "decision engine" in town anymore, with today's launch of Hunch. Hunch is a new site that aims to connect people based on their answers to several questions, from "Where is your house located?" to "Do you like bumper cars?" As users answer questions, hunch learns more ...
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Search Engine Watch Forum Discussions

Adwords KW Tool vs Search Based KW Tool Jun 16, 2009
I have recently been using the new Search Based KW Tool from Google as a supplement to the SEO Tool KW Tool. However I was comparing some numbers given by the Search-Based Tool against some numbers given by the Adwords KW Tool and they are worlds apart. How ...
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Any changes in adCenter PPC Results? Jun 15, 2009
Now that Bing has been live for a couple weeks and the novelty has worn off some, I'm wondering if anyone is seeing any different results in their adCenter PPC - more traffic, better conversions, anything else? We are seeing some definite increases in traffic with conversion rates holding steady for ...
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h2 tags - bad when used in your main links? Jun 12, 2009
It looks like I've headlined all my links inadvertently by adding h2 to my sub heading (which is not a link) is that considered spam by the search engines? Is it important that I remove them? Thanks!
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