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Can Groupon Break Into the Search Market?

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Groupon's new search feature is a Yelp-like directory of business pages with contact info, user reviews, deals, and a goal of engaging you to spend more time on Groupon's website. Groupon's new search feature is a Yelp-like directory of business pages with contact info, user reviews, and deals. 0 Comments

Is That Directory Link Unnatural?

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If you are doing a backlink audit and trying to remove or disavow unnatural links, this article should help you when it comes to making decisions about links from directories. If you are doing a backlink audit, this article should help you when it comes to making decisions about links from directories. 0 Comments

Major Search Engines and Directories

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When you think search, no doubt you think Google. But there are other popular major search engines (e.g., Bing, Yahoo, Yandex, and Baidu) that you can turn when searching for information, images, maps, videos, products, or something local. When you think search, no doubt you think Google. But there are other popular major search engines (e.g., Bing, Yahoo, Yandex, and Baidu) that you can turn when searching for information, images, maps, videos, products, or something local. 0 Comments

Paying for Search Rankings - Is Everyone Doing It?

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Some paid links are considered relatively evil, but others are much more widely accepted. Some may not like to admit it, but these strategies are all considered paid links – it all boils down to money (or items of value) being exchanged for a link. Some paid links are considered relatively evil, but others are much more widely accepted. Some may not like to admit it, but these strategies are all considered paid links – it all boils down to money (or items of value) being exchanged for a link. 0 Comments

My "Must Have" List of Directories

Submitting yourself to directories that are directly related to your business is an important part of directory and linkbuilding research. For links, SERP presence, or traffic, there are a few important directories you should make sure your business is included in. Submitting yourself to directories that are directly related to your business is an important part of directory and linkbuilding research. For links, SERP presence, or traffic, there are a few important directories you should make sure your business is included in. 0 Comments

A Pair of Web Pathfinding Gems

Though we rely heavily on search engines these days, sometimes a good 'old fashioned' human edited directory is a better choice for helping us locate high quality information on the web. Though we rely heavily on search engines these days, sometimes a good 'old fashioned' human edited directory is a better choice for helping us locate high quality information on the web. 0 Comments

Kids Search Engines

A list of search engines designed for kids or families, either in focus or by filtering out possibly inappropriate sites. A list of search engines designed for kids or families, either in focus or by filtering out possibly inappropriate sites. 0 Comments