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  1. SEO, Your Website & You: 5 Myths & 10 Tips

    You can still easily find many irrelevant, misplaced, or simply erroneous bits of information about SEO. Here are five that need to die really horrible deaths. On the flipside, don't miss out on these 10 SEO opportunities that really matter.

  2. Google's Matt Cutts on SEO: A Retrospective (2000-2005)

    For years, Matt Cutts has been the face of Google, addressing various search quality and optimization issues. Most webmasters and search marketers pay close attention when he speaks. Here are some of Cutts' most notable moments from 2000-2005.

  3. The Future of Link Building: 5 Important Messages

    Links are still at the core of Google's search algorithm, which means they are still a top SEO priority. And while link building can supercharge your content marketing efforts, you can still build links even if you don't have great content.

  4. The Art of SEO Direction

    In SEO, where you're moving to and when you get there is a matter of perspective, timing, vision, and action. With planning and patience, you will discover that, despite big challenges, what you always thought might be possible, actual could be.

  5. A Very Mild Case of Google Penguin?

    Not every site is impacted the same way by Penguin, Google's algorithm that targets spammy link building tactics. On Twitter, Google's Matt Cutts told one webmaster to continue doing backlink cleanup, as the site has a "very mild case of Penguin."

  6. Google Takes Down 7 Japanese Link Networks

    Japan is the latest country publicized as being hit with the link network penalties by Google. Matt Cutts announced early this morning on Twitter that the web spam team in Japan has taken action against seven link networks over the last few months.

  7. How to Remove a Penalty for Unnatural Outbound Links

    It can be quite distressing when you see a notification of a manual action in your Google webmaster tools account. But by taking prompt action and working hard to resolve the issue you will soon find traffic will return quite quickly.

  8. Matt Cutts on How Google Tests Its Algorithms

    Have you ever been curious about how Google decides which algorithm is better than another, when they're pushing out one of the many tweaks they do weekly? Google's Matt Cutts spills the beans on how the search team actually does it.

  9. Google Takes Action Against Greek Link Networks

    Google is continuing their fight against link networks internationally. Google's Matt Cutts recently confirmed via Twitter that Greece was the latest country targeted for link network related penalties (reportedly networks run by SEO agencies).

  10. SEO for Startups & New Businesses: An 11 Step Plan

    Starting a business only happens once, so it’s essential to get your SEO and content-driven customer acquisition strategy right. Follow these steps to build a well-optimized new business from the ground up that will rock in search and beyond.