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SEW Expert - Tim Ash Tim
Ash


Tips for Organizing Your Landing Page
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Address these questions to ensure that visitors can access information on your landing page.
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SEW Expert - Michael Bonfils Michael
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Baidu -- The SEO Perspective
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If China is, or will be, a big piece of your international search marketing plans, start your SEO efforts on Baidu now.
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SEW Expert - Mark Jackson Mark
Jackson


Addressing the 'O' in Search Engine Optimization
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Tips for improving optimization efforts.
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News from the Search Engine Watch Blog

YouTube Promoted Videos Available to Buy in AdWords, Expand to 7 More Countries
Posted by Nathania Johnson Oct 15, 2009

Advertisers with video content now have the option of buying Promoted Videos on YouTube with their AdWords account. Need incentive to buy? YouTube says clicks on Promoted Videos have increased 500% since January. Additionally, YouTube is expanding the reach of Promoted Videos. Originally available only in the United States, Promoted Videos ...
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Are Search Engine Optimizers Spammers, Evildoers, and Opportunists?
Posted by Greg Jarboe Oct 15, 2009

First of all, a shout out to Joanna Hoganâ”” (surfwrite), who asked for my thoughts on the post by Derek Powazek entitled, entitled, "Spammers, Evildoers, and Opportunists." It must have been a no good, very bad Columbus Day for Powazek. He decided to call search engine optimizers, "goat sacrificers and ...
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Fraud Fugitive Caught Through Facebook
Posted by Frank Watsonhttp://www.kangamurramedia.com Oct 15, 2009

If you want to live a life of crime, you may not want to add former Justice Department officials to your friends list. This did not occur to Maxi Sopo who has been arrested for alleged bank fraud after posting his whereabouts on Facebook. Sopo was posting how he was living ...
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CarMax Sees Rise in Sports Car Searches
Posted by Nathania Johnson Oct 15, 2009

CarMax, the largest retailer of used cars in the U.S., says that searches for sports cars rose 6% in September, compared to August. The top 5 sports cars search on CarMax.com were: 1. Ford Mustang 2. Chevrolet Corvette 3. Nissan 350Z 4. Chevrolet Camaro 5. BMW M3 "Sports cars remain an American classic," said Craig Beiner, ...
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Give Them a Chapter Online, They're More Likely to Buy the Whole Book
Posted by Nathania Johnson Oct 15, 2009

At this year's Frankfurt Book Fair, new data presented by LibreDigital shows that readers who get access to a sample chapter of a book online are more likely to buy the whole thing. LibreDigital has powered 500 million page views of sample chapters for retailers, authors and social networking sites. ...
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LinkedIn Reaches 50 Million Users Worldwide
Posted by Nathania Johnson Oct 15, 2009

This morning, LinkedIn reached the milestone of 50 million members. CEO Jeff Weiner says that about 50% of the users are from the U.S. and the other half from the rest of the world. Weiner also noted an interesting fact about LinkedIn's growth. When LinkedIn launched in 2003, it took 477 ...
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A Busy Week Already For Twitter - Fighting the Good Fight
Posted by Frank Watsonhttp://www.kangamurramedia.com Oct 15, 2009

Ok, Twitter has been busy the first two days of this week - two actions by the company itself and one serious use of Twitter that stopped a news story from being buried. It is interesting that the platform has such impact when people use it as an aid to ...
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Social Media Counter: Not Actual But Gives You Thought
Posted by Frank Watsonhttp://www.kangamurramedia.com Oct 15, 2009

Dary P. Hayes, Director of LAMP (Laboratory for Advanced Media Production), has created an interesting social media counter to give people a simulated idea of the speed with which social media is growing. He also includes monetary indicators and Google search numbers to give perspective. The numbers have been taken ...
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Not So Fast: Efficient Frontier's Search Ad Data Paints a Different Picture than SearchIgnite's
Posted by Nathania Johnson Oct 15, 2009

Yesterday, we reported on Search Ignite's Q3 2009 search ad spend data. The report offered much optimism for the future since they saw a 10% increase over the second quarter of 2009, with the year-over-year data staying pretty flat. However, Efficient Frontier has released their data, and while there is still ...
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Twitter Fights Spam with New Reporting Feature
Posted by Nathania Johnson Oct 15, 2009

Twitter is making it easier to fight profiles which users feel are spam. When you're on the profile that seems very spammy, just look for the "Report as Spam" option, which is now under the "Block" option on the right-hand sidebar. Previously, Tweeple could report spam by contacting the @spam ...
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Search Engine Watch Forum Discussions

Need Traffic Solution Oct 13, 2009
Hello Dear Members, I am facing some big problems in my traffic. Since Last 3 months i am having bit trouble. My 90% Traffic is coming from the region which i am not targeting. I have checked my keywords ranking and found out there is slight change in some of my Keywords ...
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Google Holding Back Newer Sites Oct 12, 2009
Hi I am working on a client's site in a very competitive market 'Mortgages', we have optimized it and have a good monthly link building plan going on, however we always seem to be around page 20 for the our most competitive term. It is my theory that Google holds ...
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google denying url removal request Oct 10, 2009
Can someone advise how I can get some obsolete urls removed form google index. The pages have been deleted and my server returns a 404 error for these pages. I have also disallowed the urls in robots.txt. But my url removal requests keep getting denied with google's usual lack of information as ...
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