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Four Link Lessons from #SESAtlanta

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SEOs and marketers from Cheapflights, Care.org, CNN and the Atlanta Hawks discussed their top strategies for keeping sites relevant at SES Atlanta. SEOs and marketers from Cheapflights, the Atlanta Hawks, Care.org, and CNN discussed their top strategies for keeping sites relevant at SES Atlanta. 0 Comments

Come On, Google. Let the Little Guy Earn a Link!

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Though Google's position that great content will result in links works for large companies, it doesn't always work that way for small and medium businesses. Though Google's position that great content will result in links works for large companies, it doesn't always work that way for small and medium businesses. 0 Comments

Monitoring Site Changes for SEO

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Using the Page Monitor Chrome Extensions, SEOs can stay on top of content changes and their subsequent effect on search engine ranking. Using the Page Monitor Chrome Extensions, SEOs can stay on top of content changes and their subsequent effect on search engine ranking. 0 Comments

Are You Making These 4 Additional Silly SEO Mistakes?

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Picking up where last month's column left off, here are 4 SEO mistakes that are as common as they are silly, including title element negligence and improper internal linking. Picking up where last month's column left off, here are 4 SEO mistakes that are as common as they are silly, including title element negligence and improper internal linking. 0 Comments

Meet the Egyptian Repairman Who Outranked Google

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When you Google the word 'Google' in Egypt, a Cairo repairman's Google+ page is the first hit, even before Google itself. How did this happen? When you Google the word 'Google' in Egypt, a Cairo repairman's Google+ page is the first hit, even before Google itself. How did this happen? 0 Comments

Small and Medium Businesses Hit Hardest By Mobilegeddon

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According to new research from Koozai, Google's algorithm update disproportionately affected SMB,though part of that could be due to a lack of sophisticated regarding SEO and analytics. According to new research from Koozai, Google's algorithm update disproportionately affected SMB,though part of that could be due to a lack of sophisticated regarding SEO and analytics. 0 Comments

Beyond Links: Why Google Will Rank Facts in the Future

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Google researchers are currently working on a new algorithm that will base its rankings on links with content that's proven to be factual, rather than those that are popular. Google researchers are currently working on a new algorithm that will base its rankings on links with content that's proven to be factual, rather than those that are popular. 0 Comments

What to Do When Your Organic Landing Page Isn’t the Optimal Page

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SEOs are just as responsible for the user’s experience when they land on the page as they are on how to get them there in the first place. And that changes everything, especially when it comes to your SERP landing page. SEOs are just as responsible for the user’s experience when they land on the page as they are on how to get them there in the first place. 0 Comments

5 SEO Myths to Forget in 2015

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Let’s reset and get 2015 started on the right foot. The industry is running on some bad myths right now and though most have been said, they bear repeating. Let’s get 2015 started on the right foot. The industry is running on some bad myths right now and though most have been said, they bear repeating. 0 Comments

Why a Mobile-Friendly Website Is Essential to a Successful SEO Strategy in 2015

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Some organizations are still resistant to having a mobile-friendly website, either because they lack the resources or don’t see the value. If you want to be relevant in 2015 on Google, now is the time to begin building a mobile-friendly website. If you would like to continue being relevant in 2015 on Google, then now is the time to begin building a mobile-friendly website. 0 Comments

Finding Local Search Success, Post-Pigeon and Penguin 3.0

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In the constantly shifting local search landscape, where it can feel like the targets are forever on the move (and interspersed with furry and feathered but unfriendly animals), what's a marketer to do? In the constantly shifting local search landscape, where it can feel like the targets are forever on the move, what's a marketer to do? 0 Comments

How Top Restaurants Serve Up and Stack Up in Mobile SEO

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The Search Agency (TSA) analyzed how top restaurants and catering businesses fared against its mobile SEO criteria in its latest "mobile experience scorecard" report. The Search Agency (TSA) analyzed how top restaurants and catering businesses fared against its mobile SEO criteria in its latest "mobile experience scorecard" report. 0 Comments