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SEW Expert - Eric Enge Eric

Should You Still Use Nofollow?
Recent changes in the processing of the nofollow attribute have caused consternation and concern among many publishers. How should you adapt your on-page SEO strategy?
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SEW Expert - Herndon Hasty Herndon

What Can We Learn from Billy Mays?
Billy Mays was the king of the As Seen on TV pitch. Mock him all you want, but there’s a lot in Mays’ legacy that can be used to mold an effective search campaign that builds your brand and drives action.
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SEW Expert - Erik Qualman Erik

Be Stubborn With Your Social Media Vision, but Flexible With Your Plan
The difference between a social media vision and plan is quite simple. The vision is the goal, where you want to get to. The plan is composed of the tactical pieces that will help you get there.
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News from the Search Engine Watch Blog

Eye Tracking Study Shows Sponsored Ads Attract Social Media Searchers
Posted by Nathania Johnson Jul 14, 2009

A new eye tracking study from Oneupweb shows that search is a core element of social media sites. They did studies on Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube, arguably three of the most popular social networking sites right now. The study is especially relevant when you consider that search queries on Facebook grew …
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One Month Old Bing Brags About Success
Posted by Nathania Johnson Jul 14, 2009

Over at the Bing Search Blog, they’re sharing a few nuggets of success that Microsoft’s new search product has seen in the first month since launch. Bing Shopping has seen amost 3x increase in site visits Bing Cashback has experienced a 5.42% increase in transactions Bing Travel traffic has increased by …
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Adgooroo Q2 2009 Search Ad Report Shows Market Stability, Despite Bing
Posted by Nathania Johnson Jul 14, 2009

Adgooroo has released their quarterly search engine advertising report, and despite the launch of Bing in June, things have remained pretty much the same. Keep in mind that quarter two includes April and May, during which Microsoft’s search was still Live Search. However, the report lobs them all under the title …
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Google Adds Creative Commons Filter to Image Search
Posted by Nathania Johnson Jul 14, 2009

Google has added a Creative Commons filter to Image Search. In order to use the filter, you’ll need to use the Advanced Search option in Google Image Search. Once on the Advanced Search page, look for the “Usage Rights” option, which is the second from the bottom. You won’t see “Creative …
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Search Engine Watch Forum Discussions

Anonymous TechCrunch Author Slams SEO Jul 13, 2009
An anonymous “executive” on TechCrunch ( claims the time has come for the government to regulate SEM and SEO. He/she claims Google and the SEOs/SEMs have too much control. Of course the SEO world is up in arms, especially since the author baits SEOs but lacks the guts to use …
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PPC Management Tool? Jul 9, 2009
Hello. Can anyone recommend a good offline tool that I can use to manage my PPC accounts in Google, Yahoo, and Bing? I love AdWords Editor, but I would love it even more if I could manage all three accounts from the same platform. It is just so tedious to …
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Anyone know whats going on here…? Jul 9, 2009
I did a backlink check on a competitors site, and they seem to have loads, I mean maybe hundreds, of links from blogs, that all follow the same sort of pattern. They all seem to be articles, that end in a keyphrase and link of some kind that have nothing much …
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