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Google Slaps Marketing Company Portent for Unnatural Links

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Ian Lurie, Chairman and Principal of Seattle-based marketing company Portent, revealed today that his company received a manual spam action notice for unnatural links from Google. His site now can be found on Page 60 of Google. Ian Lurie, Chairman and Principal of Seattle-based marketing company Portent, revealed today that his company received a manual spam action notice for unnatural links from Google. His site now can be found on Page 60 of Google. 0 Comments

5 Myths About Search Data

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The notion that Google owns all the data is just one of a number of myths about search data. Google is just one piece in the puzzle we build to help our clients target consumers with the ads they actually want to see. The notion that Google owns all the data is just one of a number of myths about search data. Google is just one piece in the puzzle we build to help our clients target consumers with the ads they actually want to see. 0 Comments

Critical Thinking for the Discerning SEO [eBook Review]

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This qualitative piece of research compiles a range of responses to a series of open questions, set to a group of contributors. Definitely worth a read for those experienced in SEO but seeking a little inspiration, reassurance, or re-invigoration. This qualitative piece of research compiles a range of responses to a series of open questions, set to a group of contributors. Definitely worth a read for those experienced in SEO but seeking a little inspiration, reassurance, or re-invigoration. 0 Comments

SEO is More Alive Than Ever

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SEO is dead? Long live SEO! Search engine optimization is evolving, extremely dynamic, and more alive than ever. The proof: over the past 15 months or so, we’ve had more changes in Google’s algorithm than perhaps at any time in the history of SEO. SEO is dead? Long live SEO! Search engine optimization is evolving, extremely dynamic, and more alive than ever. The proof: over the past 15 months or so, we’ve had more changes in Google’s algorithm than perhaps at any time in the history of SEO. 0 Comments