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  1. What is SEM? Depends on Who You Ask

    In the early 2000s, search engine marketing (SEM) was originally defined as the umbrella under which both paid and organic search would fall. I tend to think of both organic and paid since the acronym stands for 'search engine marketing," said Adam...

  2. SEO for Startups & New Businesses: An 11 Step Plan

    Look at things like organic landing pages, time on page, and pages viewed per session for a given entry page. Discrete content elements – web pages, images, PDFs, videos, social profiles and brand pages, local listings, and off-site (reviews) pages...

  3. 4 Recent Changes to Search That Make SEO Easy as Finding Hidden Treasure

    Unfortunately, the focus on paid has made it tougher on those seeking to appear in organic search engine results, which attracts more clicks from users on search engine results pages. Despite the dependence of millions of businesses on Google...

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

    Here's a Really Evil Example: http://www.mattcutts.com/blog/guest-post-vanessa-fox-on-organic-site-review-session/ … See the dofollow "site review tool" link. I changed the title of this post to make it more clear that I'm talking about guest...

  5. 16 Secret Google Analytics Advanced Segments Worth Their Weight in Gold

    This segment allows you to see search traffic coming from the Google Images search engine separately from regular organic search so you can investigate image-specific search trends. How to Use this Segment: Apply this segment to your SEO reports to...

  6. Hit By Panda and Confused About Low-Quality Content? Run This Google Analytics Report Now

    This specific report covers content that was receiving a lot of Google organic traffic prior to a Panda hit. Once you have your landing page data from Google organic, and you have identified URLs that showed a steep drop after a Panda hit, you need...

  7. 4 Ways B2B SEO Tactics Augment Event Marketing Initiatives

    Showcase Branded Organic Search Referral Growth Review of copy for keyword optimization and link references in traditional marketing collateral. The most interesting takeaway for B2B search engine marketers involves the correlation between content...

  8. The Buzz on Search and Social Signals: Building Informed Cross-Channel Strategies

    It’s likely that organic posts with high engagement will produce similar results when amplified to the right audience. For a marketer, understanding that I searched for Black Rain Boots, clicked on a Product Listing Ad (PLA) for a particular brand...

  9. The Role of #Hashtags in Social Media and Search

    Recent Google updates have amplified visibility of hashtags in organic search results on Google.com as well as Google+ as demonstrated by the results of a Google search query for #milliondollarwebsites used to promote my book and Google+ Community.

  10. Marketers Talk Hummingbird, '(Not Provided)' & More Ahead of SES Chicago 2013

    Determine if the Hummingbird update (rolled out over a month ago) has affected your organic rankings or traffic. The Chicago Search Engine Optimization Meetup Group, local people who are interested in Search Engine Optimization (SEO) techniques and...