SEO News

2013

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  1. Google to Fight Piracy by Modifying Search Algorithms

    Google has updated its search engine algorithms in an attempt to restrict piracy websites appearing high in its search rankings. The update will mean piracy sites are less likely to appear when people search for music, films, and other copyrighted...

  2. 8 Lessons Learned From Owning a Search Agency for 15 Years

    I’m writing this post to share some of the lessons and mistakes I learned from owning a search agency for more than 15 years. The goal of these "lessons" is to help you use what I found worked best and apply these to make your agency better.

  3. Mobile, the Ultimate Shopping Assistant, Says Google

    Uh oh. It’s already happening. The fall leaves are yet to turn orange and yellow, but the red and green Christmas decorations are already making their way to stores. The holiday shopping season has begun and it's seeming to get earlier and earlier...

  4. 6 Crucial Link Building Strategies to Drive Quality Traffic

    Getting traffic to one's site -- and quality traffic at that -- is probably one of the most overarching objectives of any SEO practitioner. Since the days of Web 1.0, there have been many tactics that have enjoyed 15 seconds of fame and have then...

  5. Marin Software Adds Support for Russia's Largest Search Engine

    Advertising platform Marin Software announced support for Yandex - Russia's largest search service, which also serves Turkey, Ukraine, Belarus, and Kazakhstan. That means advertisers can analyze, report on, and automate paid search campaign bidding...

  6. Content Is King in SEO, But User Signals Are Also "Crucial" [Study]

    SEO platform and search analytics firm Searchmetrics has released its 2014 SEO Ranking Factors and Rank Correlations report, which it says provides an "in-depth definition and evaluation of the factors that have a high rank correlation with...

  7. How Google Pigeon Impacted Local Queries, and What You Can Do

    Google’s local algorithm update, "Pigeon," took flight around July 24, 2014, affecting U.S. English queries. Local businesses have been scrambling to adjust, as some deal with the fact that they’re no longer showing in the seven-pack local results...

  8. Google Dorking: Feds Warn Against Malicious Cyber Actors

    The Department of Homeland Security, the FBI, and the National Counterterrorism Center have issued a warning against the perils of "Google dorking," or the practice of utilizing a detailed set of search parameters to locate sensitive information...