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  • newWant To Hire An Insanely Great SEO? Do These 7 Things First!
    If you set up your hiring and recruitment processes correctly, you won't have to waste money on a bad hire.The post Want To Hire An Insanely Great SEO? Do These 7 Things First! appeared first on Search Engine Land.Please visit Search Engine Land…
    - 2 hours ago, 27 Aug 14, 3:29pm -
  • newTraining SEO: 3 Tips To Build Your Team’s Skills
    Hiring a talented team is just the start. How to structure ongoing training to ensure your company's SEOs keep up with the latest developments in the space. The post Training SEO: 3 Tips To Build Your Team’s Skills appeared first on Search Engine…
    - 4 hours ago, 27 Aug 14, 1:30pm -
  • newSearchCap: Google Image Bug, Bing Search Tests & App Linking
    Below is what happened in search today, as reported on Search Engine Land and from other places across the web. From Search Engine Land: Bing Tests New Search Results Design & Top Navigation Bing is testing several new interfaces for their search res…
    - 20 hours ago, 26 Aug 14, 9:00pm -
  • newBing Tests New Search Results Design & Top Navigation
    Bing is testing several new interfaces for their search results. The tests interface includes moving the top navigation below the search box, using yellow lines above or on the left side of the navigation menus and/or gray arrows integrated with the…
    - 23 hours ago, 26 Aug 14, 6:33pm -
  • newGoogle Image Search Bug Leads To Duplicate Russian Auto Accident Images In Search Results
    This morning, for a few hours, searchers looking for images using Google Image search were presented with an image of a Russian automobile accident in the search results. Searching for dogs to cats, screen shots to flowers and diapers to pornography…
    - 23 hours ago, 26 Aug 14, 6:22pm -
  • newSPONSOR MESSAGE: Get $500 off Your First Month from the World’s Finest Link Building Firm
    Page One Power is the world’s finest link building firm, and we’re offering you a $500 discount on your first month of service. Our highly-educated, in-house writers, researchers and outreach specialists are the best in the business. We’re full…
    - 24 hours ago, 26 Aug 14, 5:38pm -
  • newBid Management Science Explained
    Ever wonder what goes on behind the scenes with your bid management software? Learn more about how your bids are calculated.The post Bid Management Science Explained appeared first on Search Engine Land.Please visit Search Engine Land for the ful…
    - 1 day ago, 26 Aug 14, 3:03pm -
  • newHow To Prove The Value Of SEO Without Drowning In Data
    Having a tough time communicating the value of SEO to your C-Suite? Erin Everhart provides some tips on how to tackle this common issue.The post How To Prove The Value Of SEO Without Drowning In Data appeared first on Search Engine Land.Please vi…
    - 1 day ago, 26 Aug 14, 2:04pm -
  • newNew Google Easter Egg For SEO Geeks: Server Status 418, I’m A Teapot
    Google has a new easter egg, mostly designed for server geeks and SEO geeks, at google.com/teapot. The page itself serves up an 418 response code, which is a server status code, named “I’m a teapot.” The 418 code itself was an April Fools Joke…
    - 1 day ago, 26 Aug 14, 1:44pm -
  • newBing Quietly Rolls Out App Linking, Connecting Search Results To App
    With Google, Facebook and Twitter heavily promoting ways to promote apps within search and ads, few are taking notice of Bing’s efforts on that front. Bing has offered Bing App Linking since at least March 2014 but no one has really noticed. App Li…
    - 1 day ago, 26 Aug 14, 1:25pm -

Search Engine Watch

Search Engine Optimization Videos from YouTube

SEO for startups in under 10 minutes
SEO for startups in under 10 minutesMaile Ohye from Google advises your startup as if she had only 10 minutes as your SEO consultant.From:Google WebmastersViews:308345 2192ratingsTime:09:54More inScience & Technology
- 15 hours ago, 27 Aug 14, 2:11am -
SEO For Dummies: Search Engine Optimization and Marketing For Dummies PDF
SEO For Dummies: Search Engine Optimization and Marketing For Dummies PDFSEO For Dummies http://zamuraiblogger.com/wp/seo If you are looking to learn more about search engine optimization and marketing for dummies then I hope you ...From:Joshua…
- 1 day ago, 26 Aug 14, 11:16am -
SEO Tutorial for Beginners 2014
SEO Tutorial for Beginners 2014SEO tutorial for beginners 2014 explains how to search engine optimize a web site for higher Google ranking results, this video lesson showing basics of SEO ...From:rankyaseoservicesViews:12046 104ratings…
- 1 day ago, 26 Aug 14, 10:10am -
SEO - Search Engine Optimization
SEO - Search Engine OptimizationInfo Level: Intermediate Presenter: Eli the Computer Guy Date Created: March 12, 2010 Length of Class: 60 Minutes Tracks Web Marketing Prerequisites Proficie...From:Eli the Computer GuyViews:64631 655rati…
- 1 day ago, 26 Aug 14, 8:23am -
What Is Search Engine Optimization / SEO
What Is Search Engine Optimization / SEODon't know what search engine optimization is? Know someone who needs easy to understand overview of SEO? That's what this video provides, in three minutes. ...From:Search Engine LandViews:451234 1…
- 1 day ago, 26 Aug 14, 8:12am -
#1 SEO Tutorials for Beginners | What is SEO?
#1 SEO Tutorials for Beginners | What is SEO?http://www.4seotraining.com.au Learn the principles of SEO and help to promote your website within Google and the other Internet search engines. | SEO Traini...From:David MurrayViews:131854 61…
- 1 day ago, 26 Aug 14, 5:45am -
Real Quality SEO Company for Search Engine Optimization
Real Quality SEO Company for Search Engine Optimizationhttp://i-media1.com a leading web design and SEO company providing proven results for website owners to establish an Internet presence and rank on the first pages of all major search engines.…
- 2 days ago, 25 Aug 14, 8:26pm -
SEO Checklist for New Websites - DIY Search Engine Optimization
SEO Checklist for New Websites - DIY Search Engine OptimizationdiySEO resources - http://www.diy-seo-resources.com Do-It-Yourself Search Engine Optimization SEO Checklist for New Websites, by Rand Fishkin of SEOmoz Start...From:diySEOresources…
- 2 days ago, 25 Aug 14, 4:03pm -
1 - Search Engine Optimization Tutorial - Getting Your Site Listed In Google and Bing (Part 1 of 3)
1 - Search Engine Optimization Tutorial - Getting Your Site Listed In Google and Bing (Part 1 of 3)Part 1 of 3 - In this Search Engine Optimization Tutorial you will learn how to setup title and meta tags on your pages for search engines such as…
- 4 days ago, 23 Aug 14, 10:27pm -
2 - Search Engine Optimization Tutorial - Adding Your Website To Google Webmaster Tools
2 - Search Engine Optimization Tutorial - Adding Your Website To Google Webmaster ToolsIn this search engine optimization tutorial you will see how to create an account in Google Webmaster Tools and add your website to your Google Account. For ..…
- 7 days ago, 20 Aug 14, 8:20am -
How to SEO - How to do SEO in 2014 - Do Search Engine Optimization
How to SEO - How to do SEO in 2014 - Do Search Engine OptimizationLearn how to SEO and how to do SEO fast in this video. If you're serious about link building and SEO, use these 2 tools. LINK EMPEROR http://goo.gl/IZc7XB an...From:Charles Crawf…
- 9 days ago, 18 Aug 14, 10:12pm -
01 Search Engine Optimization Training Course Introduction
01 Search Engine Optimization Training Course Introduction01 Introducing complete search engine optimization course by http://goo.gl/2Ig25t one of Australia's leading SEO Consultants. To get the best possible result...From:rankyaseoservicesVie…
- 11 days ago, 17 Aug 14, 1:00am -

Search Engine Watch Forums

  • Top 10 Tips To Get Your Infographic Shared
    Creating and marketing an infographic for your website can help you with your SEO and lead to increased search engine rankings. Here is an excellent i
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  • Things don't add up with this website
    Hi everyone, It's been quite a while since I was here. I have been asked to optimise a client's new (URL="http://weiss-uk.com/")website(/URL). I
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  • Need you expert answers on ppc?
    Hi, i have following questions what will be most accurate answer on google adwords 1.) if u have $5000/month ppc budget then how much clicks wil
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  • SEO and New gTLDs
    So, a while back we had the "Exact Match Domain" update from Google, which apparently "leveled the playing field" so to speak and didn't give as much
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  • Latest collection of Boxing Dvds
    Online shopping websites offering (B)(URL="http://www.boxingroyalty.co.za/c18/CUSTOMIZEDVDSCOM-CAREER-SETS.aspx")boxing career sets(/URL)(/B) ensure y
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  • A Video About SEO Offering Some Solid Advice
    I have just found a video hosted on Vimeo offering some great SEO advice. If you are new to the SEO game and are looking to promote your site then you
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    They was sought his cialis.As he said fast before a cialis, rooms put emerging arm any with a truck from a gulls were out out you're. On the free samp
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  • How to find if website sucks and how to improve sales?
    It's not necessary for any website to perform very good. Lot of websites don't perform good as per expectation of webmaster. So question is how to fin
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  • Suggestions needed
    Hi, I need help. Please show me what I do wrong in seo for my website gotomyprice.com. I read many seo tutorials but no improvements in google ra
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Aaron Wall's SEO Book

  • Measuring SEO Performance After "Not Provided"
    In recent years, the biggest change to the search landscape happened when Google chose to withhold keyword data from webmasters. At SEOBook, Aaron noticed and wrote about the change, as evermore keyword data disappeared. The motivation to withold t…
    - 3 days ago, 24 Aug 14, 7:50am -
  • Loah Qwality Add Werds Clix Four U
    Google recently announced they were doing away with exact match AdWords ad targeting this September. They will force all match types to have close variant keyword matching enabled. This means you get misspelled searches, plural versus singular overla…
    - 11 days ago, 16 Aug 14, 2:09pm -
  • Understanding The Google Penguin Algorithm
    Whenever Google does a major algorithm update we all rush off to our data to see what changed in terms of rankings, search traffic, and then look for the trends to try to figure out what changed. The two people I chat most with during periods of big…
    - 27 days ago, 1 Aug 14, 2:18am -
  • Guide To Optimizing Client Sites 2014

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  • Google Search Censorship for Fun and Profit
    Growing Up vs Breaking ThingsFacebook's early motto was "move fast and break things," but as they wanted to become more of a platform play they changed it to "move fast with stability." Anything which is central to the web needs significant stabilit…
    - 44 days ago, 14 Jul 14, 6:16pm -
  • {This | The Indicated} {Just | True} {In | Newfangled}
    A couple years ago we published an article named Branding & the Cycle, which highlighted how brands would realign with the algorithmic boost they gained from Panda & leverage their increased level of trust to increase their profit margins by leveragi…
    - 57 days ago, 1 Jul 14, 6:08pm -
  • Building a Legal Moat for Your SEO Castle
    About a month ago a year old case of an SEO firm being sued by it's client resurfaced via a tweet from Matt Cutts.I'd like to add something to this conversation that will be helpful for you as a service provider seeking to avoid that really, really…
    - 64 days ago, 24 Jun 14, 7:40pm -
  • Have We Reached Peak Advertising?
    The internet runs on advertising. Google is funded almost entirely by advertising. Facebook , likewise. Digital marketing spends continue to rise: Internet advertising revenues in the United States totaled $12.1 billion in the fourth quarter of 2013…
    - 69 days ago, 19 Jun 14, 5:42am -
  • The Rigged Search Game
    SEO was all about being clever. Still is, really. However, SEO used to reward the clever, too. The little guy could take on the big guys and munch their lunch by outsmarting them. It was such an appealing idea. The promise of the internet was…
    - 84 days ago, 5 Jun 14, 12:07am -
  • What’s In A Name?
    Many SEO love keyword-loaded domain names. The theory is that domains that feature a keyword will result in a boost in ranking. It’s still a contentious topic: I've seen bloggers, webmasters and search aficionados argue the case around the death…
    - 87 days ago, 2 Jun 14, 12:06am -

SEOmoz

  • newAre Hashtags Dead? Do Tweets with Images Get More Followers? Twitter Growth Factors (and Some Excel Tips)
    Posted by petebrayWhat factors go into determining how many Twitter followers you gain (and lose) each day?I was driven in part by Rand Fishkin's recent "mad scientist" experimentation that he touched on at MozCon. There, he noted that his tweets…
    - 17 hours ago, 27 Aug 14, 12:15am -
  • newNegative SEO: Should You Be Worried? If Attacked, What Should You Do?
    Posted by MarieHaynesThere has been a lot of talk lately about negative SEO. Does it really happen? If so, should you be worried? How do you know whether someone is attempting to attack you with negative SEO? And what should you do to protect y…
    - 2 days ago, 26 Aug 14, 12:15am -
  • 10 Tips to Take the Moz Tools to the Next Level
    Posted by EllieWilkinsonHey Moz fans! I'm Ellie, and I'm part of the newly formed Customer Success team at Moz. As part of the "S" team, I work to teach customers how to be successful marketers and awesome Moz users.Whether you're an old pro or a…
    - 2 days ago, 25 Aug 14, 11:48am -
  • Video SEO in a Post-Rich Snippet World
    Posted by PhilNottinghamThis post can be considered a sequel to this post from 2012.Back in July, Google rolled out a bunch of changes in the way they treat rich snippets in the search results (check out this fantastic post from AJ Kohn for t…
    - 3 days ago, 25 Aug 14, 12:16am -
  • Customer Journey Maps - Whiteboard Friday
    Posted by kerrybodineAt every stage in the marketing funnel, it's crucially important to empathize with your customers' interactions with your business, feeling great about the high points and frustrated by the lows. In today's Whiteboard Friday,…
    - 6 days ago, 22 Aug 14, 12:15am -
  • Google Webmaster Tools Just Got a Lot More Important for Link Discovery and Cleanup
    Posted by RobertFisherThis post was originally in YouMoz, and was promoted to the main blog because it provides great value and interest to our community. The author's views are entirely his or her own and may not reflect the views of Moz, Inc.What…
    - 7 days ago, 20 Aug 14, 11:01pm -
  • Announcing the All-New Beginner's Guide to Link Building
    Posted by Trevor-KleinIt is my great pleasure to announce the release of Moz's third guide for marketers, written by the inimitable Paddy Moogan of Distilled:We could tell you all about how high-quality, authoritative links pointing to your…
    - 8 days ago, 20 Aug 14, 12:15am -
  • How to Build Your Own Free Amazon Organic Search Rank Tracker
    Posted by n8ngrimmDo you want a free tool that tracks your organic search rankings in Amazon? Yes? You're in luck.I am going to show you how to build your own organic search rank tracking tool using Kimono Labs and Excel.This is a follow-up to…
    - 9 days ago, 19 Aug 14, 12:14am -
  • How to Use Facebook for Targeted Content Promotion
    Posted by Paddy_MooganAs much as content and advertising agencies would like you to believe it, content produced by a business doesn't just go viral on it's own. There is often something that pushes it really, really hard when it first goes live wh…
    - 10 days ago, 18 Aug 14, 12:16am -

Search Engine Roundtable

Search Engine Journal

Matt Cutts: Gadgets, Google, and SEO

  • On Leave
    I wanted to let folks know that I’m about to take a few months of leave. When I joined Google, my wife and I agreed that I would work for 4-5 years, and then she’d get to see more of me. I talked about this as recently as last month and as early…
    - 55 days ago, 3 Jul 14, 8:15pm -
  • Fun summer book reading suggestions?
    Hey everybody, I’m looking for some fun books (mostly fiction) to read this summer. What would you recommend? One book I recently enjoyed was The Martian, a novel about an astronaut stranded on Mars who needs to figure out how to survive and get ho…
    - 79 days ago, 9 Jun 14, 7:30pm -
  • 30 day challenge for June: treadmill desk!
    Okay, it’s been a while since I’ve blogged. Let me tell you about the 30 day challenges I’ve been doing and what I learned: - March 2014: I went back to doing no external email, and I learned this one weird, simple trick that helped. In previou…
    - 86 days ago, 2 Jun 14, 6:40am -
  • 30 day challenge for March: no external email
    In January 2014, my 30 day challenge was to limit my social media. That was a productive month. In February 2014, my 30 day challenge was to eat more slowly. I did that by counting to ten between chewing bites of my food. I tend to wolf down my food,…
    - 26 Feb 14, 8:41am -
  • The decay and fall of guest blogging for SEO
    Okay, I’m calling it: if you’re using guest blogging as a way to gain links in 2014, you should probably stop. Why? Because over time it’s become a more and more spammy practice, and if you’re doing a lot of guest blogging then you’re hangi…
    - 20 Jan 14, 7:51pm -
  • Bluetooth garage door opener
    Today I made a Bluetooth garage door opener. Now I can open my garage from my Android phone. There’s a short how-to YouTube video from Lou Prado. Lou also made a website btmate.com that has more information, and you can watch an earlier howto video…
    - 28 Dec 13, 12:39am -
  • I’m matching funds for cancer research!
    I’ll keep it short: this week when you donate for cancer research, I’ll match your donation (up to a limit of $5000 total for all donations). We’ve already raised almost $8,000 dollars to help stop cancer, but I’d love to get to $10,000 or ev…
    - 16 Dec 13, 5:57pm -
  • 30 day challenge update: stretching!
    I like to set myself different challenges every 30 days. In October 2013, I tried to eat better and exercise more. I did alright on that, but without a specific daily goal, I had a hard time deciding how well I did. I mostly got back into the habit o…
    - 2 Dec 13, 5:45am -
  • What would you like to see from Webmaster Tools in 2014?
    A few years ago, I asked on my blog what people would like from Google’s free webmaster tools. It’s pretty cool to re-read that post now, because we’ve delivered on a lot of peoples’ requests. At this point, our webmaster console will alert y…
    - 21 Nov 13, 3:44pm -
  • On vacation the rest of November 2013
    For the folks that don’t know, I’ve been out for a couple weeks and I’ll be on vacation the rest of November. If you’ve tried to contact me recently and haven’t heard back, that’s probably the reason. Added: if you enjoy watching our webm…
    - 20 Nov 13, 9:46pm -

Social Engine Optimization Videos at Daily Motion

Basic Seo (Search Engine Optimization) 2014 part#2 in Urdu/Hindi
SEO (Search Engine Optimization) is very important and Necessary thing for our blog and website. You can learn complete SEO 2014 and 2015 for blogger and website. You will be learn SEO by easy method which is very basic and important. For more inform…
- 20 hours ago, 26 Aug 14, 9:19pm -
Basic SEO (Search Engine Optimization) 2014 Class#1 in Urdu/Hindi
SEO (Search Engine Optimization) is very important and Necessary thing for our blog and website. You can learn complete SEO 2014 and 2015 for blogger and website. You will be learn SEO by easy method which is very basic and important. For more inform…
- 20 hours ago, 26 Aug 14, 9:16pm -
Improve Search Engine Ranking Optimization Seo HD
Improve Search Engine Ranking Optimization Seo HDAuthor: sarahmonicaTags: Search Engine Optimization Improve Search Search Engine Engine Ranking Ranking Optimization Seo Posted: 25 August 2014Rating: 0.0Votes: 0
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Improve Search Engine Ranking Optimization Seo HD
Improve Search Engine Ranking Optimization Seo HD - http://ow.ly/AIUOGAuthor: sarahmonicaTags: Search Engine Optimization Improve Search Search Engine Engine Ranking Search Engine Ranking Optimization Seo Optimization Seo tekno sains Posted: 22 Augus…
- 5 days ago, 22 Aug 14, 8:39pm -
WebSeoTriX-Search Engine Optimization Blog
An Excellent Site Based On seo content ,seo books,increase page rank,classified ad websites,social bookmarking sites,search engine optimization. Site URL :: http://www.webseotrix.net http://www.orbinfo.orgAuthor: webseotrixTags: Search Engine Optimiz…
- 6 days ago, 21 Aug 14, 4:22pm -
Warrior Webmasters - Search Engine Optimization San Francisco
Warrior Webmasters.com was founded to offer professional digital marketing services to an increasing client base. We operate on time tested techniques and principles that are value guaranteed. We respect deadlines, we respect your needs and we respec…
- 7 days ago, 20 Aug 14, 6:44am -
Search Engine Optimization Explained
Author: ahmedrazamunafTags: Posted: 19 August 2014Rating: 0.0Votes: 0
- 8 days ago, 19 Aug 14, 12:00pm -
What is Search Engine Optimization - SEO Company Singapore
http://www.topseo.com.sg/ are the best SEO Company in Singapore. We have one of the most successful client track records in the industry. We are focussed on delivering the best SEO services in Singapore and all over the world, highest results and ran…
- 9 days ago, 18 Aug 14, 2:04pm -
Download Ebook Professional Search Engine Optimization with PHP PDF EPUB AuDIObook
Professional Search Engine Optimization with PHP direct download link (click and install) ---> http://po.st/GlN77P --------------- Professional Search Engine Optimization with PHP ebook pdf djvu epub Professional Search Engine Optimization with PHP d…
- 13 days ago, 14 Aug 14, 2:39pm -
Search Engine Optimization
We are full service Web designer in Bangalore ready to serve you with professional services. Our web designers are capable of creating unique, creative and attractive designs to draw maximum audience towards your website.Author: KGreak1940Tags: Poste…
- 13 days ago, 14 Aug 14, 6:21am -
Get all information on Search engine optimization and online advertising and marketing : BHW...
At BHW conference, geniuses who know how that can assist you profit, will converse without fear of being explained to to prevent, with the corporates who imagine they are in charge. You can expect to hear things you will not hear any place else, ever…
- 16 days ago, 11 Aug 14, 8:37am -
Search Engine Optimization SEO and Search Engine Marketing SEM with CreativeWebMarketingAgency.com
Visit us at www.CreativeWebMarketingAgency.com and get 80% OFF SEM and SEO packages. - Limited Time Offer! Search engine marketing (SEM) is a form of Internet marketing that involves the promotion of websites by increasing their visibility in sear…
- 18 days ago, 10 Aug 14, 4:16am -

Bruce Clay

Dave Naylor

Wiep - SEO & Link Building

  • Content Marketing: it’s All About Targeting
    Early last year, content marketing surpassed link building, when it comes to search volume. It’s definitely not something new, but apparently the term is sufficiently self-explanatory at CEO- and manager level to have earned content marketing a pla…
    - 25 Mar 14, 1:09pm -
  • How to find non-linking brand mentions
    Earlier this week, Jason Acidre wrote a post with several good link building tips at Moz. I left a comment about link reclamation, but because I received a few questions about it on Twitter and via email, I decided to write a blog post about this top…
    - 20 Sep 13, 9:00am -
  • Seven Ways to Become a Better Link Builder
    Over a decade ago, I was introduced to the intriguing game of link building for the first time. My very first task was to create a few dozen splogs on freehost domains and to link them all together with exact match anchor texts, so it’s suffice to…
    - 18 Sep 13, 8:04am -
  • Link Building Reading List, Part 2
    Bored of reading yet another ‘Best Link Building Techniques for 2012′ article that includes tactics like blog commenting and directory submissions? Here’s a list with recently published link building posts, that provide new insights or try to m…
    - 7 Mar 12, 8:47am -
  • New Link Building Reviews
    The page with link building tools has been updated with reviews of two new link building tools, while the review of Linkdex has been updated with some new details and screenshots. Link Prospector, a collaboration of Citation Labs & Whitespark is an a…
    - 27 Feb 12, 12:00pm -
  • Link Building Reading List, Part 1
    They’re back by popular demand: recurrent lists with links to excellent link building articles. Guaranteed to boost your link building with strategic insights, creative tips and 100% regurgitation-free™. Strategic link building: why you don’t n…
    - 6 Feb 12, 8:38am -
  • The Different Styles of Link Building
    In my opinion, there are three things that play a crucial role in what your ideal link building strategy should be: the size of your Budget, the quality of your Content and the quality of your Outreach. Which link building tactics you can use, depend…
    - 13 Jan 12, 2:49pm -
  • Link Building this Summer
    With my most recent blog post being a few months old, saying that I haven’t been blogging much recently would be an understatement. This probably won’t improve a lot this year, so please expect an irregular posting frequency for at least the next…
    - 1 Aug 11, 11:51am -
  • Link Building this Month (03.2011)
    A little bit later than usual, but here are the link building articles I enjoyed reading last month: Linkbuilding in competitive niches using communities & content – Pete Wailes Creating exceptional content for boring topics – Michael Gray 21-Day…
    - 5 Apr 11, 7:22pm -
  • How to Promote Existing Content (or Failed Linkbaits)
    Any link builder has experienced it at least a few times. You’ve carefully crafted an amazing piece of content. The graphics and the text are top-notch, you’ve compiled a list with highly relevant targets to contact and you’ve dusted off your o…
    - 29 Mar 11, 2:15pm -

SEO by the Sea

  • Identifying Entity Types and the Transfiguration of Search @Google
    The World Wide Web is a vast resource for information. At the same time it is extremely distributed. A particular type of data such as restaurant lists may be scattered across thousands of independent information sources in many different formats. In…
    - 3 days ago, 25 Aug 14, 1:30am -
  • Semantic SEO or Semantic Search?
    A few years ago, I presented at SES San Jose and someone asked me what they should be keeping an eye upon in SEO. I told them “named entities.” I was reminded of that conversation as I gave a talk today about named entities and other semantics. I…
    - 8 days ago, 20 Aug 14, 12:02am -
  • Google Acquires Patent on Speeding up SSL on Networks
    On August 6th, Google announced that https was becoming a ranking signal for Google Search. I’m not completely sure of the implications of a discovery I made earlier today yet, but I noticed at the USPTO assignment database that Google had been ass…
    - 11 days ago, 16 Aug 14, 8:38pm -
  • Google on Finding Entities: A Tale of Two Michael Jacksons
    I’ve been saying for at least a couple of years that Google’s local search is a proof of concept for the search giant to use on how to find and understand entities. With local search, Google goes out and looks for a mention of a business on the W…
    - 13 days ago, 14 Aug 14, 1:46pm -
  • Entity Mentions are Good: Brand Mentions are not the New Link Building
    A couple of months ago, I wrote a post about a new patent from Google that was the first Google patent granted to Navneet Panda as an inventor. The patent described a complicated way for Google to judge the quality of websites, and my post was titled…
    - 20 days ago, 7 Aug 14, 5:23pm -
  • How Knowledge Base Entities can be Used in Searches
    When Google crawls the Web to collect information about objects or entities, it also collects facts about those entities. These facts are separated into different categories or attributes associated with those entities. For example, a book may have a…
    - 31 days ago, 28 Jul 14, 12:45am -
  • Move Over TrustRank, Make Room for Trust Buttons
    Years ago, I started referring to search results as recommendations, seeing how they’ve been starting to look more and more like that part of a page at Amazon that says “people who viewed this book also looked at these books.” When someone sear…
    - 56 days ago, 2 Jul 14, 3:48pm -
  • Google’s Skybox Eye-in-the-Sky Acquisition
    As part of the regular business analysis that I do on an ongoing basis, I like to keep an eye out for acquisitions made by search engines, and look at the technology that those companies being acquired have filed patents for. When I heard about Googl…
    - 72 days ago, 16 Jun 14, 9:20pm -

Andy Beals Marketing Pilgrim

  • newNew Pinterest analytics: more about the who than the how many
    Everyone loves to see their social media numbers rise; followers, engagement, clicks. It makes us feel like we’re doing something right. But the real power lies behind the numbers. Who are these followers? Why are they clicking? Would they click mo…
    - 21 hours ago, 26 Aug 14, 8:25pm -
  • newDo the locomotion with me: Instagram launches time-lapse video app
    Imagine a 45-minute walking tour of your farm compacted into 5 minutes. Or a 20-minute fashion show compacted into 2. Imagine what you could show your customers if you could do it quickly, without the dreaded shakes and without complicated editing. T…
    - 22 hours ago, 26 Aug 14, 7:18pm -
  • newWith a Twitch and an ad tweak, Amazon muscles its way past Google
    Sometimes it seems like the tech industry is running its own little – but very lucrative – war. Apple vs Android, Windows vs Mac, Twitter vs Facebook, Amazon vs Google. Hmm. . . that last one never occurred to me until now. A month ago, I didn’…
    - 2 days ago, 25 Aug 14, 8:35pm -
  • newYahoo creates its own native ad network with new content recommendation box
    If you regularly visit SBNation, CBS Interactive’s GameSpot or a TVGuide website you may have noticed a new recommendation box at the bottom of each piece of content. It looks like this and it’s powered by Yahoo! Not into sports? How about this?…
    - 2 days ago, 25 Aug 14, 7:54pm -
  • newNew Facebook spam updates: include links, but don’t ask users to click them
    Facebook has just announced two new updates that it thinks will help weed out the amount of spam that shows up in your timeline. First up, Facebook plans to penalize posts that encourage you to click a link without telling you much about it. In other…
    - 2 days ago, 25 Aug 14, 6:33pm -
  • Friday round-up: New tricks for Vine, SoundCloud makes money and more
    It’s Friday and I’m back with another round-up of stories that didn’t make it on to Marketing Pilgrim this week. Today we’re talking about new tools on Vine, SoundCloud gets into the money-making business and Tumblr takes a closer look at you…
    - 5 days ago, 22 Aug 14, 9:19pm -
  • App engagement is up but it’s still a game for the fortunate few
    What time is it? It’s digital time. (Insert snappy dance music here.) Here in the US we do love our internet connection. Between desktop, laptops, tablets and smartphones, digital time spent rose 24% in just the past year. The real star of the show…
    - 5 days ago, 22 Aug 14, 8:02pm -
  • Majority of seniors say advertisers don’t treat them with respect
    Earlier this year, Esurance ran a TV commercial where a senior citizen tried to prove how up-to-date she was by posting her vacation photos on her “wall”. But of course, it wasn’t her Facebook wall, it was the wall in her living room. When her…
    - 6 days ago, 21 Aug 14, 9:05pm -
  • Instagram rolls out real-time analytics for advertisers
    Instagram just took a giant leap into the display advertising pool with the release of several new analytic tools for brands. (Did you hear the splash?) Almost a year ago, they barely dipped their toe into the water with a blog post that was so tenta…
    - 6 days ago, 21 Aug 14, 7:45pm -
  • Ode to a Search Engine: A look at Google’s 10 biggest search milestones
    Google, how do I love thee? Let me count the ways. I love you for your intuition and how you know what I’m thinking when even I’m not so sure. I love you for your image search that helps me find a name for the thing I just bought at the thrift sh…
    - 7 days ago, 20 Aug 14, 10:07pm -

TopRank Blog

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ShoeMoney

  • newThe ShoeMoney Show is Back
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    - 5 days ago, 22 Aug 14, 3:33pm -
  • If the ShoeMoney empire died tomorrow… What would I do?
    Recently someone emailed me a question and in response I thought I would share it: ShoeMoney if your entire business crashed tomorrow what would you do? Its funny I just went on vacation rented a 32 foot RV with my kids and wife and my kids asked if…
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    Years ago I wrote about things internet marketers can learn from the pickup artist. That was when The Pickup Artist show on VH1 was a big hit and going on. For those who don’t know what it is – it was a reality based TV show where a guy who was g…
    - 8 days ago, 19 Aug 14, 8:51pm -
  • FSF Ungagged Conference
    This week’s Free Shirt Friday is from the Ungagged conference going on in November. I really like the format of the conference. They are really focusing on the cutting edge gray to black hat area. Most conferences highly discourage this but I think…
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John Battelle's Searchblog

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    - 2 days ago, 25 Aug 14, 10:06pm -
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    - 2 days ago, 25 Aug 14, 5:28pm -
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    - 9 days ago, 18 Aug 14, 11:24pm -
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SEO Theory

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    - 14 days ago, 13 Aug 14, 11:04pm -
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StepForth

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    - 7 May 14, 7:35pm -
  • SEO 101 Podcast – Episode 174 – Feb 10, 2014
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    - 10 Feb 14, 9:42pm -
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    - 27 Nov 13, 9:49pm -
  • How Top Brands Are Using Instagram To Increase Engagement
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    - 5 Nov 13, 12:10am -
  • Leverage Google Authorship or Kiss Your Rankings Goodbye
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    - 18 Oct 13, 7:52pm -

Andy Beards SEO Blog

  • BUG: Google Now Counting Open Graph Tags For Canonicalization?
    First of all I want to pay my condolences to Bobbi Kristina Brown on the death of your mother.When I heard the news I immediately went to Google to find out more information.Tags: CanonicalizationThe post BUG: Google Now Counting Open Graph Tags…
    - 12 Feb 12, 5:57am -
  • SEO Sanitation From A Cleaner of Other People’s $#!+
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    - 10 Feb 12, 8:10pm -
  • Dear @twittercomms – A Basic Search Query For Your Engineers
    I am not sure why Twitter engineers are struggling with this, and potentially misleading tech journalists (and even some well respected SEOs) with the SEO issues hampering the indexation of Twitter.comTags: SEO Blog, twitterThe post Dear @twitterc…
    - 24 Jan 12, 6:34am -
  • Really Evil – The “Don’t Be Evil” Bookmarklet
    It is not as benign as you might think.http://media.andybeard.eu/really-evil.mp4Some of the points raised in the videoWe need to avoid a cartel of top sites with limited access, especially with Ggoogle and Facebook currently buying ads from each…
    - 24 Jan 12, 1:56am -
  • Updated: Facebook & Twitter – Lucky To Be In Google At All
    Facebook & Twitter have some of the worst landing pages on the web.At least if you look at it from a search engine perspective, who should assume that every visitor isn’t a member of the site they are referencing in the search engine.Tags: cloak…
    - 12 Jan 12, 12:14am -
  • Open Video To Google – Please Reinstate Chrome
    Dear GoogleYour recent decision to invoke a manual penalty on the download page for Google Chrome will have lasting ramifications for the whole of online marketing, whether display advertising, affiliate marketing, and other performance marketing su…
    - 4 Jan 12, 8:29pm -
  • Google Buzz SEO – Evidence Buzz Now Used For Indexing
    I have been testing whether links posted in Google Buzz pass PageRank or at the very least can help with indexation of content since 22nd February 2010I didn’t write a blog post about it, but I did write something exclusive for my readers on Googl…
    - 8 Jun 11, 4:20pm -
  • rel=”author” is Same-Site Only
    I managed to ping Google’s @mattcutts after the announcement of rel=”author” support from Google on Twitter and he clarified the use case a little.As Twitter’s search is still so terrible at finding things I am adding the conversation here.…
    - 7 Jun 11, 5:55pm -
  • Google +1 & The Problem With Canonicalization Of Votes
    Google launched their +1 button today. Lots of people have writeups but I suppose they have had prior access in some way. Heres one on Search Engine Land for instance.But one thing I haven’t read about anywhere are the technical implications of +1…
    - 2 Jun 11, 7:55am -
  • Video Exclusive: Has Google Given Twitter a Cloaking Penalty?
    It seems Google has given Twitter some kind of penalty, possibly for cloaking.Watch this video for the detailsHas Google Given Twitter a Cloaking Penalty?This Video Is ProtectedMore about Andys Storeby AndyTo check the c…
    - 8 May 11, 10:26pm -

Graywolfs SEO Blog

  • Why You Should Avoid Numbers in Your URL
    While linkbait posts aren’t as popular as they once were, top 10 lists have been popular ever since Moses came down from the mount with his top 10 list of “thou shalt nots.” Magazines like Rolling Stone will always have top 500 playlists and AF…
    - 22 days ago, 5 Aug 14, 1:47pm -
  • How Google Plans to Steal More of Your Traffic
    At the SMX Advanced Conference in June of 2014, Danny Sullivan had a Question and Answer session with Matt Cutts. During this session, Matt did a live search demo that, in my opinion, demonstrated that Google wants to take the search traffic it’s c…
    - 64 days ago, 24 Jun 14, 4:33pm -
  • Reviews: Author HReview Plugin
    Google’s current algorithm tends to favor sites with reviews, especially sites with review data that have the proper markup. However, for many small sites or sites that are concerned about the problems associated with user generated reviews, this c…
    - 11 Sep 13, 5:10pm -
  • How to Speed Up Your WordPress Website
    Right now, wordpress is running on over 10 million websites, or just over 18% of the websites currently on the internet. While wordpress isn’t without its problems, there’s no denying it’s a popular, easy to set up, and easy to use CMS. However…
    - 5 Sep 13, 2:05pm -
  • Why Simple Websites Will Always Lead to Better SEO
    Earlier this year it was discovered that Google was having a problem crawling Apple’s website and, as a result, direct links to apps weren’t showing in the results. The next few days involved lots of finger pointing, blame shuffling, and hang wr…
    - 15 Aug 13, 5:14pm -
  • How Google Continues to Kill Organic Results
    As someone who has been involved in the search industry for over a decade, one of the things that really bothers me is how Google is slowly but inevitably taking all of the “above the fold” organic search result space and giving it to paid result…
    - 13 Aug 13, 5:04pm -
  • Why You Should Blog Less and Update More
    While there aren’t many marketers who still feel you need to blog everyday, most will agree that you should blog often for a variety of reasons. However, I’m going suggest that it might be time to bring that sacred cow to the slaughter house and…
    - 26 Feb 13, 5:49pm -
  • How to Build an Affiliate Website Google Doesn’t Hate
    In over a decade of working on websites I’ve see a lot of affiliate websites. Some were good but a lot were very bad. In this post, I’ll share my experiences about what I think Google is looking for and the common traits of things I’ve seen fai…
    - 21 Feb 13, 5:50pm -
  • The Role Social Media Plays In Crawling a Website
    There have been many debates about the value social media plays in having content rank. While nothing has been definitively resolved, it has been shown to be beneficial in the short term. In this post I’d like to take a look at a different aspect:…
    - 19 Feb 13, 6:00pm -
  • The Importance of Testing in SEO
    As a WebmasterWorld Moderator for the Google SEO section I am asked questions everyday and honestly most of them really upset me. I don’t mean a little upsetting, I mean like turning into a big green monster that starts saying “me hulk smash ting…
    - 15 Feb 13, 5:57pm -

Local SEO Guide

  • newWhy Fixing Bad N.A.P. Data Issues Sucks
    Nyagoslav (think Cher, Michael, Brittany, etc.) gets all OCD on my recent post where I used our NAP Hunter extension to surface some bogus N.A.P. data issues. He really peels back the rotten onion: “The NPI registry is one of the most trustworthy d…
    - 2 days ago, 25 Aug 14, 9:07pm -
  • Do HTTPS URLs Impact SEO?
    A couple of weeks ago Google announced that it would be using HTTPS URLs as a “lightweight ranking signal”. I have not switched any sites yet, but I thought it would be interesting to observe what has happened to client sites that were already us…
    - 2 days ago, 25 Aug 14, 3:07pm -
  • Google Local Desktop SERPs Continue To Get More Mobile
    Seems like every day we stumble onto a new Google Pigeon test bucket.  Here’s a desktop SERP for “ft. lauderdale movers” that looks pretty mobilicious: When you click on the “More movers” link (which had disappeared in a lot of post-Pigeon…
    - 9 days ago, 18 Aug 14, 3:59pm -
  • Google Local Icons & New Real Estate Snippets Spotted
    As Google morphs SERP design from desktop to mobile, it appears that it has decided that reading words is perhaps too much to ask of our educationally-challenged fellow users. And so it is now testing icons in the mobile results as shown below: I gue…
    - 15 days ago, 12 Aug 14, 3:34pm -
  • Paid Local Pack Results?
    Our friends over at Moz saw a new SERP feature pop up in their MozCast. Notice the lovely paid ads dressed up as a local pack result? While this is a test, and nothing but a test, is it also a continued acknowledgement from Google that their current…
    - 15 days ago, 12 Aug 14, 2:40pm -
  • Is Pigeon An Acknowledgement That Google & SMBs Suck At Local?
    Steve Shackford‘s tweet got me thinking: @localseoguide Expedia-like move from Google’s algo today on “Dallas Hotels”. http://t.co/EeM4m7Kl8s jumped to #1. pic.twitter.com/SkzigIRSuH — Steve Shackelford (@HydrophobicDuck) August 7, 2014  …
    - 20 days ago, 7 Aug 14, 4:34pm -
  • Google’s Top Heavy Ad Algorithm & The SEO Catch-22
      The SEO Catch-22: You’ve done all of the typical technical and content SEO stuff but your organic traffic keeps trending downwards Your SEO guy suspects the culprits are the above-the-fold in-content Adsense units designed to look like content P…
    - 21 days ago, 6 Aug 14, 4:39pm -
  • “There Is Really No Way To Optimize For This Algorithm Because The Results Are Random And Make No Sense…”
    My initial review of Google’s Pigeon results, Picking Through Google’s Pigeon Droppings…, was posted on SEL yesterday, but it was written last week and a lot has changed since I submitted it. I was going to write an update here but Linda Buquet…
    - 22 days ago, 5 Aug 14, 5:27pm -
  • How To Find The Source of An Auto-Generated Google My Business Page in 30 Seconds
    A dentist called me a few minutes ago with a request to help get rid of a Google My Business page that had been automatically created by Google. The page was for his nephew who had considered joining the practice but never did. Somehow Google got hol…
    - 22 days ago, 5 Aug 14, 4:16pm -
  • Did Pigeon 2.0 Just Take A Bite Out of Recipe SEO?
    Woke up this morning to find what appears to be yet another shuffling of Google’s Pigeon update. In this case I am seeing some food query SERPs display local packs, directories and knowledge graph results – but no recipe results. Taco Click to En…
    - 26 days ago, 1 Aug 14, 4:43pm -

Friday Traffic Report

  • Business Not Going Anywhere? It’s The Noise…
    Seriously, I can tell you exactly, with 100% precision why your business seems stalled or is growing at a painfully slow rate. And it’s not for lack of customer attraction opportunities. People collect great methods for getting targeted traffic li…
    - 22 Feb 14, 4:19am -
  • Google+ – Your First Month
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  • 120 Ways To Promote Your Local Business
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  • Google Authorship Troubleshooting
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