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Recover From Panda? Follow These 5 Steps to Avoid Future Panda Hits

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After recovering from Panda, it’s easy to quickly celebrate and move on. But instead of dancing in the streets, you should perform a post-recovery analysis to keep Panda at bay. This post provides five tips for performing a post-recovery analysis. After recovering from Panda, it’s easy to celebrate and move on. But instead of dancing in the streets, you should perform a post-recovery analysis. 0 Comments

Link Building for Real Estate Websites

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Professional home stagers transform homes into showrooms. To get more links to your real estate website and attract more traffic, you also need to stage it. Here are tips on how to optimize your site so it's more appealing to prospective linkers. Building links for the real estate industry is fairly easy and actually kind of fun. Here's how you can increase the number of links to a real estate site. 0 Comments

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

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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. 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. 0 Comments

Did Google Help or Hurt SEO in 2013?

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Come, join us for a look back at some of the major SEO issues we faced heading into and during 2013, as well as what Google did for and to the SEO community. Then we'll gaze into our crystal ball to see what's likely to come in 2014, and why. Come, join us for a look back at some of the major SEO issues we faced heading into and during 2013, as well as what Google did for and to the SEO community. Then we'll gaze into our crystal ball to see what's likely to come in 2014, and why. 0 Comments

Gamification in Marketing: Lessons from the Khan Academy Website

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Your website may not be as popular as Khan Academy, and you probably aren't teaching math, but you can use valuable principles of gamification – namely, instant feedback and cumulative rewards – to connect with your audience. Your website may not be as popular as Khan Academy, and you probably aren't teaching math, but you can use valuable principles of gamification – namely, instant feedback and cumulative rewards – to connect with your audience. 0 Comments

A Brief History of Google Search, as Demonstrated by Stephen Colbert

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As Google continues its worldwide dominance of search, we take a quick glance at the major events since a couple of kids in Stanford started their BackRub service. And who better to help us out than the Greatest Living American – Stephen Colbert. As Google continues its worldwide dominance of search, we take a quick glance at the major events since a couple of kids in Stanford started their BackRub service. And who better to help us out than the Greatest Living American – Stephen Colbert. 0 Comments

Matt Cutts: Short Website Downtime Won't Hurt Your Search Rankings

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Google's Distinguished Engineer says that if your website is down just for a day, such as your host being down or a server transfer, there shouldn't be any negative impact to your search rankings. However, extended downtime could have an impact. Google's Distinguished Engineer says that if your website is down just for a day, such as your host being down or a server transfer, there shouldn't be any negative impact to your search rankings. However, extended downtime could have an impact. 0 Comments

SEO Quick Wins: Google Query Data

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Your goal: to ensure you're getting the most from your SERP display and keyword targeting. Here's how to use Google Analytics to get at non-branded query data to improve your click-through rate, focus term targeting, and improve search rankings. Your goal: to ensure you're getting the most from your SERP display and keyword targeting. Here's how to use Google Analytics to get at non-branded query data to improve your click-through rate, focus term targeting, and improve search rankings. 0 Comments

YouTube Creator Playbook Adds 5 Tailored Playbook Guides

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YouTube recently added five tailored Playbook Guides – for education, media companies, music, nonprofits, and sports – to be used in conjunction with Version 3 of the Creator Playbook, which is the main resource for site-wide best practices. YouTube recently added five tailored Playbook Guides – for education, media companies, music, nonprofits, and sports – to be used in conjunction with Version 3 of the Creator Playbook, which is the main resource for site-wide best practices. 0 Comments

Google+ Local Bible for SMBs

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A well-optimized Google+ Local page can help you outrank your competitors in local search, build authority through +1's and user reviews, and drive traffic/business to your site. Unlock the full potential of Google+ Local using these six steps. A well-optimized Google+ Local page can help you outrank your competitors in local search, build authority through +1's and user reviews, and drive traffic/business to your site. Unlock the full potential of Google+ Local using these six steps. 0 Comments

Watch YouTube Do the Harlem Shake in New Easter Egg

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By this point, pretty much everyone has done The Harlem Shake or been subjected to a rendition. Now YouTube, the site responsible for hosting the videos of the viral dance clips, does the Harlem Shake. No, not the employees, the website itself. By this point, pretty much everyone has done The Harlem Shake or been subjected to a rendition. Now YouTube, the site responsible for hosting the videos of the viral dance clips, does the Harlem Shake. No, not the employees, the website itself. 0 Comments

PLAs are Here to Stay: A Few Tips on How to Take Advantage

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Now that the dust has settled from Google's transition from free to paid and from the Q4 spike, many of the questions have been answered. And the answers, for the most part, are very encouraging. So how do you take advantage of product listing ads? Now that the dust has settled from Google's transition from free to paid and from the Q4 spike, many of the questions have been answered. And the answers, for the most part, are very encouraging. So how do you take advantage of product listing ads? 0 Comments

An Open Letter to Google

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Hi, Google. As we head into a new year, please try to remember that we're people, too and sometimes we need real help understanding what you expect of us – not just a cryptic message of “be better” and a spanking if we don't do it your way. Hi, Google. As we head into a new year, please try to remember that we're people, too and sometimes we need real help understanding what you expect of us – not just a cryptic message of “be better” and a spanking if we don't do it your way. 0 Comments

Bing Top Searches of 2012: Those Kardashian People, iPhone 5 & Beyonce’s Baby

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Bing’s Top Searches list is out and reads like a compendium of everything that is wrong with America. The iPhone 5 beat out the 2012 election in news, while Kim Kardashian, Justin Bieber and Miley Cyrus were the most searched people of the year. Bing’s Top Searches list is out and reads like a compendium of everything that is wrong with America. The iPhone 5 beat out the 2012 election in news, while Kim Kardashian, Justin Bieber and Miley Cyrus were the most searched people of the year. 0 Comments

Note to FTC: Google Satisfies Information Needs Way More Than Shopping Needs

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Government time and money could be better used supporting the type of innovation at companies like Google – as opposed to pandering to the sour grapes of a few envious competitors who just happen to be reporting fabulous success stories themselves. Government time and money could be better used supporting the type of innovation at companies like Google – as opposed to pandering to the sour grapes of a few envious competitors who just happen to be reporting fabulous success stories themselves. 0 Comments

Mobile Search iPhone Dance-Off: Google vs. Bing vs. Yahoo vs. Wolfram|Alpha

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Does Wolfram|Alpha, Bing, Yahoo, or Google boast the best mobile search app for iPhone? We compare features like multitasking, copy paste, voice search, making consistent phone calls and even widgets, 4G, NFC, and more to crown a champion. Does Wolfram|Alpha, Bing, Yahoo, or Google boast the best mobile search app for iPhone? We compare features like multitasking, copy paste, voice search, making consistent phone calls and even widgets, 4G, NFC, and more to crown a champion. 0 Comments

Keith Haring Art Exhibited in Google Doodle

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What began with chalk drawings on unused advertising panels in New York City subways ended with international superstardom and a life cut prematurely short, all within the space of a decade. Today’s Google Doodle celebrates Keith Haring. What began with chalk drawings on unused advertising panels in New York City subways ended with international superstardom and a life cut prematurely short, all within the space of a decade. Today’s Google Doodle celebrates Keith Haring. 0 Comments

Google Engages in Misleading, Deceptive Conduct with AdWords: Australian Court

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Google engaged in misleading and deceptive conduct in four cases, ruled a Federal Court in Sydney, Australia. The case was an appeal of an earlier decision the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission originally lost over 11 Google ads. Google engaged in misleading and deceptive conduct in four cases, ruled a Federal Court in Sydney, Australia. The case was an appeal of an earlier decision the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission originally lost over 11 Google ads. 0 Comments

Observations from SES San Jose

The world of search is getting more mature and continues to have tremendous importance. Despite the economic downturn, people came out to share and learn more about how to advance their businesses through search. The world of search is getting more mature and continues to have tremendous importance. Despite the economic downturn, people came out to share and learn more about how to advance their businesses through search. 0 Comments

Ready or Not: Here Comes the New AdWords Interface

My biggest complaint is that Google didn't use much of a transition. No doubt they launched it in beta to get the bugs out, but they should have done more marketing to their core constituency to make them aware of the impending change. My biggest complaint is that Google didn't use much of a transition. No doubt they launched it in beta to get the bugs out, but they should have done more marketing to their core constituency to make them aware of the impending change. 0 Comments

Ten Lessons From SES San Jose

Attending a Search Engine Strategies conference can be a great way to get your questions answered, if you have a go in with a plan. Attending a Search Engine Strategies conference can be a great way to get your questions answered, if you have a go in with a plan. 0 Comments

Google Dance in Aeon Flux

Google Dance. Some SEO experts say the Google don't dance. Others claim the Google Dance never ends. What does it mean for SEM, ranking reports, and site analytics? Google Dance. Some SEO experts say the Google don't dance. Others claim the Google Dance never ends. What does it mean for SEM, ranking reports, and site analytics? 0 Comments