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People Build Links

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Knowing the right people in person and getting links based on goodwill can provide the best links, but it can also be very time-consuming. Knowing the right people in person and getting links based on goodwill can provide the best links, but it can also be very time-consuming. 0 Comments

Google’s AdSense for Shopping Takes PLAs to Retail Sites

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Product Listing Ads (PLAs) can now be displayed alongside contextually relevant results, which will help advertisers connect products to interested shoppers and better monetize traffic. Product Listing Ads (PLAs) can now be displayed alongside contextually relevant results, which will help advertisers connect products to interested shoppers and better monetize traffic. 0 Comments

Bing Temporarily Removes New Image Widget

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After Getty Images filed a lawsuit citing "massive infringement," Bing has temporarily removed the new tool it said would make it easier to display images and slideshows on websites. After Getty Images filed a lawsuit citing "massive infringement," Bing has temporarily removed the new tool it said would make it easier to display images and slideshows on websites. 0 Comments

Panda Has a Smartphone – Here Are 7 Things You Can Do to Test It Now

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When dealing with Panda attacks, it’s extremely important to understand user engagement from both a desktop and mobile standpoint. Webmasters need to understand both the percentage of mobile users hitting their sites and how happy those users are. That just might be the key to recovering from Panda. When dealing with Panda attacks, it’s extremely important to understand user engagement from both a desktop and mobile standpoint. 0 Comments

Link Building: The Art of Persuasion

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The most important thing you can ever do when trying to build a link on a site is to be persuasive. What does that mean and how can you achieve it? The most important thing you can ever do when trying to build a link on a site is to be persuasive. What does that mean and how can you achieve it? 0 Comments

How to Eventually Become a Millionaire Using Your SEO Knowledge

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There are many types of SEO services you can offer and running your own websites might even be more profitable. But what are the most lucrative ways to offer your SEO expertise? Here are a few potential career choices for SEO experts. What are the most lucrative options for experts in SEO? Here are a few potential career choices to get you on the path to making millions. 0 Comments

Hidden From Google: New Website Reveals 'Forgotten' Search Results

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In the wake of recent European rulings on the "right to be forgotten", a new website has popped up. Called Hidden From Google, the goal of the website is provide a list of the censored search terms, censored links, and the source. A new website called Hidden From Google aims to reveal all the links search engines are forced to remove following the "right to be forgotten" ruling. 0 Comments

Invisible Matt Cutts Explains Why It's Important to Have a Website

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What is the most common SEO mistake, according to Google's Matt Cutts? Not having a website. "If you don’t have a website, you're kind of invisible on the web, and you really don’t want to be invisible on the web," he explains a new video. What is the most common SEO mistake, according to Google's Matt Cutts? Not having a website. "If you don’t have a website, you're kind of invisible on the web, and you really don’t want to be invisible on the web," he explains a new video. 0 Comments

More Panda 4.0 Findings: Syndication, User Engagement, Indexation & Keyword Hoarding

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Google's Panda 4.0 was a major algorithm update. There were many examples of websites recovering, as well as many examples of sites getting crushed. Here are some SEO findings based on an analysis of 41 websites impacted by Panda 4.0. This post provides several SEO findings based on an analysis of fresh damage and website recoveries after the rollout of Google's Panda 4.0 algorithm. 0 Comments

Major Exploits Found in All in One SEO Pack WordPress Plugin

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If you use the popular "All in One SEO Pack" WordPress plugin, you should update immediately. Vulnerabilities have been discovered that could get you kicked out of Google's search results, or leave you open to JavaScript injection attacks. If you use the popular "All in One SEO Pack" WordPress plugin, you should update immediately. Vulnerabilities have been discovered that could get you kicked out of Google's search results, or leave you open to JavaScript injection attacks. 0 Comments

How to Recover From a Google Smartphone Rankings Demotion [Case Study]

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Websites that incorrectly handle mobile users can face a smartphone rankings demotion in Google. Here's how one website that was hit by a demotion fixed technical problems causing the issue, and rebounded once the changes were implemented. Websites that incorrectly handle mobile users can face a smartphone rankings demotion in Google. Here's how one website that was hit by a demotion fixed technical problems causing the issue, and rebounded once the changes were implemented. 0 Comments

6 Tips to Protect a Large and Complex Website From Google Panda [Case Study]

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Safeguarding large and complex websites from Google Panda is no easy feat. This post details a case study of a large website that got hit by Panda twice, and also provides important tips for avoiding content-quality problems. Safeguarding large and complex websites from Google Panda is no easy feat. This post details a case study of a large website that got hit by Panda twice, and also provides important tips for avoiding content-quality problems. 0 Comments

Authority vs. Popularity: Matt Cutts Teases New Google Search Result Shake-Up

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In a new video, Google's Matt Cutts has given us a rare heads up into an algorithmic change that is coming to the search results. Google is going to try to better determine more between a site simply being popular and the site being an authority. In a new video, Google's Matt Cutts has given us a rare heads up into an algorithmic change that is coming to the search results. Google is going to try to better determine more between a site simply being popular and the site being an authority. 0 Comments

Rule the SERPs: Become an Expert

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Promote your messages, not your website. Spread your knowledge using multiple authoritative sites. As a guru on your subject, you’re bound to get clients, speaking gigs, interviews, and articles about you. Guest blogging is a great way to the top. Promote your messages, not your website. Spread your knowledge using multiple authoritative sites. As a guru on your subject, you’re bound to get clients, speaking gigs, interviews, and articles about you. Guest blogging is a great way to the top. 0 Comments

Link Building Basics for International Search Engine Optimization

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Link building for an international campaign means building on the foundation of domestic link building practices and considering how a non-domestic search engine might look at a link. Here are a few basic recommendations. Link building for an international campaign means building on the foundation of domestic link building practices and considering how a non-domestic search engine might look at a link. Here are a few basic recommendations. 0 Comments

New UserStats Tool Uses Social Proof to Grow Conversions

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UserStats.com recently hit the scene with a new tool that offers free to paid subscriptions for increasing a websites conversion through “social proof,” allowing websites to display users' activity, downloads, visitors, purchases, and more. UserStats.com recently hit the scene with a new tool that offers free to paid subscriptions for increasing a websites conversion through “social proof,” allowing websites to display users' activity, downloads, visitors, purchases, and more. 0 Comments

5 Examples of How Recrawling Site Changes Can Nip SEO Problems in the Bud

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SEO audits are extremely powerful, but they are only the first step in the process to improving organic search performance. Once changes are implemented, it’s critically important to recrawl site changes to ensure they are implemented correctly. SEO audits are extremely powerful, but they are only the first step in the process to improving organic search performance. Once changes are implemented, it’s critically important to recrawl site changes to ensure they are implemented correctly. 0 Comments

Google Starts Penalizing Sites for Rich Snippet Spam

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Google is going after websites that misuse structured data markup. The new penalty affects websites that violate Google's rich snippets guidelines, such as including authorship on home pages and reviews on pages where there are no reviews. Google is going after websites that misuse structured data markup. The new penalty affects websites that violate Google's rich snippets guidelines, such as including authorship on home pages and reviews on pages where there are no reviews. 0 Comments

Google & Bing Agree: Past SEO Success Guarantees You Nothing Today

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Google's Matt Cutts and Bing's Duane Forrester have weighed in on the topic of why older domains that have had success in the past are being overtaken by newer domains today. Here's their advice on what you can do to keep your website viable. Google's Matt Cutts and Bing's Duane Forrester have weighed in on the topic of why older domains that have had success in the past are being overtaken by newer domains today. Here's their advice on what you can do to keep your website viable. 0 Comments

Matt Cutts Says 'Stop' Guest Blogging for SEO: Here's Everything You Need to Know

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Google's Matt Cutts, in a personal blog post, declared that "guest blogging is done" as an SEO tactic, setting off a firestorm. Here's a full recap of why this happened, how the industry reacted, and what it means for future of guest blogging. Google's Matt Cutts, in a personal blog post, declared that "guest blogging is done" as an SEO tactic, setting off a firestorm. Here's a full recap of why this happened, how the industry reacted, and what it means for future of guest blogging. 0 Comments