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  1. Google Maps Adds New Features and Brighter Colors

    You are also provided access to a review summary of the restaurant as well as detailed reviews from visitors. In order to better serve its mobile customers and compete with the likes of Yelp and Foursquare in the mobile and local market, Google...

  2. Your Job Is to Make Google Look Good

    Summary This post will explore why this is true, and what it means for your SEO strategy. Why, Oh Why, Is This True? A few months back I was speaking with someone, and they asked me an age-old question about links.

  3. US energy firms welcome CFTC tweaks to Dodd-Frank rules

    According to a summary document released by the CFTC on November 3, the commission is proposing to rewrite the seven-part test, and particularly the seventh prong. The full text of the CFTC's proposal was not immediately available, but the summary...

  4. 8 Lessons Learned From Owning a Search Agency for 15 Years

    Summary and Action Items: The goal of these "lessons" is to help you use what I found worked best and apply these to make your agency better. The lessons are in no particular order, but include challenges from starting, running, growing, and...

  5. Do Weak Links Reveal Powerful Opportunities?

    Let’s look at this summary of the link profile of In his excellent little book Linked, published in 2002, Albert Barabasi reports on an experiment conducted by Mark Granovetter that showed "weak links" were more effective that "strong...

  6. Deal With the Big Rocks First

    Summary These methods may only generate lifts of tenths of a percent, but, to many websites, that’s still tens of thousands of dollars, so these methods should be an integral part of any website development effort.

  7. How to Work When Nothing Seems to Work

    In Summary Resistance to change can mean a lot of things in an online enterprise, because opposing forces can run on parallel paths and resonate from different business divisions. All the same, you have a job to do and/or a contract to fulfill, so...

  8. Recover From Panda? Follow These 5 Steps to Avoid Future Panda Hits

    Summary: Post Recovery Analysis Can Keep the Panda at Bay The original algo hit typically feels like a punch in the gut, with serious confusion and frustration quickly following. Then you have months of recovery work with hope (and faith) that your...

  9. What’s the Deal With Links From M.Biz? Should You Disavow?

    In Summary I have been asked this frequently enough that I decided that an article on this topic would be useful to readers of Search Engine Watch. I’d like to preface this article by saying that some of what I am writing is simply personal...

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

    Summary – Analysis Through the Lens of Panda’s Smartphone They fire up Chrome or Firefox on their desktop computer and start looking around. That’s a smart thing to do, as deep Panda analysis is worth its weight in gold.