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Search Engine Watch Forums

  • Keyword Links
    I am hoping I can post a site. I want a few SEO "experts" to look at the bottom of the home page and tell me if all the linking, very small I might ad
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  • New Site, worth a (paid) backlink yet?
    Hi everyone We recently launched a new site for our company but don't have the manpower, time, and so on to do much seo for a bit. And we have hug
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  • AdSense vs. Affiliate
    I know nobody has posted in here in a while, but I'd love to hear some current feedback comparing people's experiences with AdSense revenue vs. Affili
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  • Mobilizing Website Impact on SEO
    Hey guys, Been a long time! Over a decade ago I put together a website that has worked well through the years. I get great rank. It is in Micros
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  • Change Website Architecture or Not?
    I've been doing SEO for many years, and have ran into sites where I've had to change a websites architecture. This is just the first time I'm thinking
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  • Two Way Links
    Hi, I'm STILL confused 3-4 years later as to whether trading links with another company is worth anything at all.
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  • 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="")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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Aaron Wall's SEO Book

  • newPenguin 4.0 Update
    On Friday Google's Gary Illyes announced Penguin 4.0 was now live.Key points highlighted in their post are:Penguin is a part of their core ranking algorithmPenguin is now real-time, rather than something which periodically refreshesPenguin has s…
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  • Free Google AdWords Keyword Suggestion Tool Alternative
    Google recently made it much harder to receive accurate keyword data from the AdWords keyword tool. They have not only grouped similar terms, but then they broadened out the data ranges to absurdly wide ranges like 10,000 to 100,000 searches a mont…
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  • How I Learned to Start Loving Social Media's Darkside
    I'm baaaaaaack.Organic ListingsWhat a fun past couple years it has been in the digital marketing landscape; we've seen hummingbirds, ads displacing organic listings, phantoms, ads displacing organic listings, rank brain, and of course ads displacin…
    - 48 days ago, 10 Aug 16, 1:16am -
  • Facebook's Panda Update
    So far this year publishers have lost 52% their Facebook distribution due to: increased ad load (another record quarter for Facebook!!!)shifting of the news feed "relevancy" algorithm toward friendspromotion of new formats, like live video (if the…
    - 48 days ago, 9 Aug 16, 7:24pm -
  • Brands Beat Generics
    When markets are new they are unproven, thus they often have limited investment targeting them. That in turn means it can be easy to win in new markets just by virtue of existing. It wouldn't be hard to rank well creating a blog today about the evo…
    - 57 days ago, 31 Jul 16, 8:53pm -
  • Neofeudal Web Publishing Best Practices Guide
    At the abstract level, if many people believe in something then it will grow. The opposite is also true. And in a limitless, virtual world, you can not see what is not there.The Yahoo DirectoryBefore I got into search, the Yahoo! Directory was so…
    - 98 days ago, 20 Jun 16, 7:44pm -
  • Reinventing SEO
    Back in the Day...If you are new to SEO it is hard to appreciate how easy SEO was say 6 to 8 years ago. Almost everything worked quickly, cheaply, and predictably.Go back a few years earlier and you could rank a site without even looking at it. :D…
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  • Google Rethinking Payday Loans & Doorway Pages?
    Nov 12, 2013 WSJ: Google Ventures Backs LendUp to Rethink Payday LoansGoogle Ventures Partner Blake Byers joined LendUp’s board of directors with his firm’s investment. The investor said he expects LendUp to make short-term lending reasonable an…
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  • The (Hollow) Soul of Technology
    The Daily ObituaryAs far as being an investable business goes, news is horrible. And it is getting worse by the day.Look at these top performers.The above chart looks ugly, but in reality it puts an optimistic spin on has survivorsh…
    - 9 May 16, 11:01pm -
  • Time to Retire From SEO
    Since we are now at the point that some search results don't have *ANY* organic search results, it is hard to see much purpose in SEO. The old Google used to be so useful.. the new Google, not so much.— SEA☂☂LE SEO (…
    - 1 Apr 16, 8:53pm -


  • Penguin 4.0: Was It Worth the Wait?
    Posted by Dr-PeteFor almost two years (707 days, to be precise), one question has dominated the SEO conversation: “When will Google update Penguin?” Today, we finally have the answer. Google announced that a Penguin update is rolling out and that…
    - 4 days ago, 23 Sep 16, 7:57am -
  • How to Appear in Google's Answer Boxes - Whiteboard Friday
    Posted by randfishFeatured snippets are the name of the rankings game. Often eclipsing organic results at the top of the SERPs, "ranking zero" or capturing an answer box in Google can mean increased clicks and traffic to your site. In today's Whitebo…
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  • How to Fix Crawl Errors in Google Search Console

    - 6 days ago, 21 Sep 16, 12:01am -
  • Should You Implement That New Google Feature?
    Posted by dohertyjfI remember when I first started in SEO back in 2010 full-time. It feels like forever ago and yesterday at the same time.I was constantly plugged into the SEO Twitter firehose of information. I subscribed to the popular SEO blogs o…
    - 7 days ago, 20 Sep 16, 12:02am -
  • Generate 100+ Blog Topic Ideas in Seconds
    Posted by BrianChildsComing up with blog titles and topics can be a struggle. Most small businesses aim to publish blogs 3-10 times a month and then use these blog articles to populate everything from newsletters to conversion funnels. When you publi…
    - 8 days ago, 19 Sep 16, 6:00am -
  • Google Is Grouping Keyword Volumes - What Does This Mean for SEO?
    Posted by sam.nemzerAs of June this year, Google is now grouping keyword volumes for similar keywords in Keyword Planner. I wanted to investigate whether or not this is having an impact on the pages that rank for these similar, grouped keywords. My h…
    - 8 days ago, 19 Sep 16, 12:12am -
  • How To Support Data with Real-Life Interviews - Whiteboard Friday
    Posted by rcancinoWith all the data that today's marketers can access, there's often still no substitute for the quality of information you can get from interviewing real people. In today's Whiteboard Friday, we welcome Rebekah Cancino -- a partner a…
    - 11 days ago, 16 Sep 16, 12:14am -
  • Introducing Progressive Web Apps: What They Might Mean for Your Website and SEO
    Posted by petewailesProgressive Web Apps. Ah yes, those things that Google would have you believe are a combination of Gandhi and Dumbledore, come to save the world from the terror that is the Painfully Slow WebsiteTM.But what actually makes a PWA?…
    - 12 days ago, 15 Sep 16, 12:16am -
  • Here’s How to Generate and Insert Rel Canonical with Google Tag Manager
    Posted by luciamarinThis 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.In this…
    - 13 days ago, 14 Sep 16, 12:00am -

Search Engine Roundtable

Search Engine Journal

Matt Cutts: Gadgets, Google, and SEO

  • A brief update
    Over the last couple years, I’ve seen more and more people in technology trying to make government work better. They’re idealists who are also making a large impact. These are people that I respect–some of them worked to fix, for…
    - 18 Jun 16, 1:57am -
  • Thanks, Amit
    Amit Singhal just announced that he’s retiring toward the end of the month. Amit has been a formative part of Google’s search team, but he’s also a good friend. Last year, after he marked 15 years with Google, I wrote this about Amit’s contri…
    - 3 Feb 16, 7:49pm -
  • Solving a Verizon issue (Nexus 5X)
    I solved a problem today and figured that I’d document it for the rest of the world. Every time someone left me a voicemail on Verizon, I would get a cryptic text from Verizon at 900080006202 that looked like “//VZWVVM:SYNC:ev=NM;id=1;c=1;t=v;s=1…
    - 19 Jan 16, 2:00am -
  • Halloween 2015: USB Drive
    I went a little overboard for Halloween last year. And as you can tell from my the Halloween category on my blog, sometimes I get a little too excited about Halloween. So this year I decided to go quick, easy, and lo-fi as a USB drive: To make a thum…
    - 31 Oct 15, 8:02pm -
  • Give Google Contributor a try
    Recently I’ve seen several interesting conversations about ad blocking, and I wanted to remind people about a great offering called Google Contributor. With Google Contributor, you contribute a certain amount of money each month. That subscription…
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  • Berkshire Hathaway
    My taste in financial advice runs toward the simple and the lessons I’ve learned the hard way. But I still like reading about investing/finance, and I recently read through the 2014 annual report for Berkshire Hathaway. Given that it was the 50th a…
    - 9 Apr 15, 6:47am -
  • My next project: AutoSEO
    This was an April Fool’s joke. I’ve been working really hard with some friends on a project to handle SEO automatically. Now we’re ready to take the wraps off it over at One of the ideas that helped the World Wide Web succeed was tha…
    - 1 Apr 15, 12:23am -
  • Next 30 day challenge: social media/news cleanse
    For January 2015, I tried to declutter around the house for 15 minutes a day. We now have a couple rooms that are much cleaner, and I gave away a bunch of magazines. For February 2015, my 30 day challenge was to go on daily 15 minute walks with my wi…
    - 1 Mar 15, 4:40am -
  • Fixing “full path disclosure” issues
    Whether you’re running a web service or a blog, you should always keep your software fully patched to prevent attacks and minimize your attack surface. Another smart step is to prevent full path disclosures. For example, if your blog or service thr…
    - 19 Feb 15, 6:43am -
  • Lessons learned from the early days of Google
    Earlier this month I did a talk at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill about lessons learned from the early days of Google. The video is now online and watchable, or you can watch it on YouTube: We did the talk in a pretty large room, and…
    - 23 Jan 15, 8:44pm -

Social Engine Optimization Videos at Daily Motion

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Bruce Clay

  • The Long-Anticipated Real-Time Penguin Is Live
    The Long-Anticipated Real-Time Penguin Is Live was originally published on, home of expert search engine optimization tips.Editor's note: We're updating this post as we get more news and comments.Big news in the world of search this m…
    - 3 days ago, 23 Sep 16, 5:07pm -
  • Keep It Fresh: Steps for Updating Your Website Content
    Keep It Fresh: Steps for Updating Your Website Content was originally published on, home of expert search engine optimization tips.There are four pillars of SEO content: expertise, authority, trust (E-A-T) and maintenance. These are ex…
    - 4 days ago, 22 Sep 16, 5:30pm -
  • What Is the Facebook Algorithm?
    What Is the Facebook Algorithm? was originally published on, home of expert search engine optimization tips.The Facebook algorithm takes into consideration engagement, relevance, timeliness, and thousands of other factors in an effort…
    - 11 days ago, 15 Sep 16, 9:06pm -
  • Jumping on the Google AMP Train? The CMO’s Guide to Accelerated Mobile Pages
    Jumping on the Google AMP Train? The CMO’s Guide to Accelerated Mobile Pages was originally published on, home of expert search engine optimization tips.If you care about the ROI of your website, you know the importance of mobile pag…
    - 19 days ago, 7 Sep 16, 7:20pm -
  • Why You Don’t Need that Link to Get the SEO Benefit from an Online Name Drop: The Power of Linkless Mentions
    Why You Don’t Need that Link to Get the SEO Benefit from an Online Name Drop: The Power of Linkless Mentions was originally published on, home of expert search engine optimization tips.We talk a lot about links in the SEO industry.H…
    - 25 days ago, 1 Sep 16, 7:07pm -
  • 10 Steps to Take Before You Hit Publish: SEO Crash Course for CMS Content Publishing
    10 Steps to Take Before You Hit Publish: SEO Crash Course for CMS Content Publishing was originally published on, home of expert search engine optimization tips.This week Bruce gave a crash course to those writers, editors, bloggers, a…
    - 31 days ago, 26 Aug 16, 10:26pm -
  • How to Properly Implement a 301 Redirect
    How to Properly Implement a 301 Redirect was originally published on, home of expert search engine optimization tips.A 301 redirect is a command used to tell the search engines that a page has permanently moved, and that you want them…
    - 39 days ago, 18 Aug 16, 3:18pm -
  • The Always Up-to-Date SEO Checklist
    The Always Up-to-Date SEO Checklist was originally published on, home of expert search engine optimization tips.In Bruce Clay, Inc.’s SEO training course, we offer students an SEO checklist as one of the many take-home materials. Use…
    - 46 days ago, 11 Aug 16, 7:00pm -
  • Ready to Invest in Social Media Software? Comparing Social Media Tools
    Ready to Invest in Social Media Software? Comparing Social Media Tools was originally published on, home of expert search engine optimization tips.Is your company ready to invest in social media tools? Do you want something that monito…
    - 53 days ago, 4 Aug 16, 12:30pm -
  • 30 SEO Interview Questions You Must Ask a Prospective SEO Analyst
    30 SEO Interview Questions You Must Ask a Prospective SEO Analyst was originally published on, home of expert search engine optimization tips.If you're looking to hire an in-house SEO analyst, we want to help you find the right one. Th…
    - 61 days ago, 27 Jul 16, 5:55pm -

Dave Naylor

  • Conferences – 2016
    A new post from BAZINGA!The post Conferences – 2016 appeared first on UK SEO Blog by Dave Naylor - SEO Tools, Tips & News.
    - 26 May 16, 4:00pm -
  • Going International on Google
    A new post from BAZINGA!The post Going International on Google appeared first on UK SEO Blog by Dave Naylor - SEO Tools, Tips & News.
    - 4 Jan 16, 10:30am -
  • Penguin is Coming! The Penguin is Coming!
    A new post from BAZINGA!The post Penguin is Coming! The Penguin is Coming! appeared first on UK SEO Blog by Dave Naylor - SEO Tools, Tips & News.
    - 30 Oct 15, 10:21am -
  • It’s Not Too Late to Avoid Upcoming Google Penguin Update
    A new post from BAZINGA!The post It’s Not Too Late to Avoid Upcoming Google Penguin Update appeared first on UK SEO Blog by Dave Naylor - SEO Tools, Tips & News.
    - 28 Oct 15, 2:05pm -

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

  • Are You Using Google’s New Automated Assistant?
    In the Google Analytics Blog on September 2, was an article that site owners shouldn’t miss. If you did, you should go check it out. The post is Explore important insights from your data — automatically. I have access to a number of Google Analyt…
    - 16 days ago, 10 Sep 16, 7:08pm -
  • Apple Augmented Reality Improved with Acquisition of Project Tango Collaborator Flyby Media
    What does this acquisition of Flyby Media mean for Apple’s Efforts in developing Augmented Reality Devices and Media? I noticed this headline in the news this morning: Apple patent details visual-based AR navigation, confirms Flyby Media acquisitio…
    - 29 days ago, 28 Aug 16, 7:55pm -
  • Google Granted Design Patent on Camera Bracelet
    This design patent shows off a camera mounted on a bracelet. It doesn’t tell us anything about the camera beyond showing off the design of the camera. I looked for profiles of the inventors listed on the patent, and I think the ones I found may be…
    - 34 days ago, 23 Aug 16, 5:00pm -
  • Meeting the Demands of a Faster Mobile-Based Web
    Apple has a new patent aimed at accelerating mobile Web pages. We’ve heard that from others elsewhere on the Web, and it’s beginning to look like a trend. Who wants faster web pages on their phones? Probably everybody. It’s become increasingly…
    - 41 days ago, 16 Aug 16, 11:44pm -
  • Twitter Poll – How Does Google Index Content on the Web?
    I thought this was an interesting question to ask people because I think it’s often misunderstood. Google treats content found at different URLs as if it is different content, even though it might be the same, such as in the following examples: htt…
    - 79 days ago, 9 Jul 16, 4:23pm -
  • How Google May Respond to Reverse Engineering of Spam Detection
    The ultimate goal of any spam detection system is to penalize “spammy” content. ~ Reverse engineering circumvention of spam detection algorithms (Linked to below) Four years ago, I wrote a post about a Google patent titled, The Google Rank-Modify…
    - 84 days ago, 4 Jul 16, 6:58pm -
  • The US is Asking for Help Understanding the Impacts of Artificial Intelligence
    As we approach the celebration of the 4th of July, I thought it might be interesting to share a request for information made to the US Federal Register and a post on the Whitehouse blog. The US government is interested in what Artificial Intelligence…
    - 85 days ago, 3 Jul 16, 9:19pm -
  • Machine Learning Inside Google
    Understanding Systems When I was in high school, one of the required classes I had to take was a shop class. I had been taking mostly what the school called “enriched” courses, or what were mostly academic classes that featured primarily reading,…
    - 94 days ago, 24 Jun 16, 7:17pm -

Andy Beals Marketing Pilgrim

  • An SEO’s Advice: the importance of fixing outbound links
    This is a guest post by Michael Martinez. As Bing and Google rule out more beloved link building strategies, marketers increasingly turn to supposedly “safe” strategies like broken link replacement (a form of “link reclamation”).  I’m not…
    - 12 Feb 15, 4:47pm -
  • Friday Roundup: Vine for Kids, Facebook measures lift and more
    It’s roundup time! A quick look at all the news that slipped past me or just wasn’t big enough to print. That doesn’t mean these stories aren’t interesting — because they are! Let’s get to it! Vine for Kids The subtitle says it all. Vine…
    - 30 Jan 15, 10:36pm -
  • App usage is up, but only for the chosen few
    Android and IoS owners spend 80% of the time on their device using an app and only 20% web browsing. With a stat like that, it sounds like you should abandon your mobile website and get someone to work on a branded app. But don’t place the ad for a…
    - 30 Jan 15, 9:17pm -
  • Facebook Place Tips: check-in benefits without checking in
    Facebook just released a new feature for mobile called Place Tips that has a very familiar ring to it. You stop for lunch at a popular restaurant near your work and suddenly a notification pops on the top of your Facebook mobile news feed. Tap and yo…
    - 29 Jan 15, 8:45pm -
  • As Yahoo slips further down, Apple reports record profits
    Comparing Yahoo! and Apple may seem like I’m comparing oranges and. . . well. . . apples but I think it’s more like a Tale of Two Cities. Though Yahoo is still having a tough time remaining relevant, we have to give them props for being internet…
    - 28 Jan 15, 10:05pm -
  • Football fans up the price tag on Super Sunday to $68 per person
    The average person spends $130 on Valentine’s Day. According to Bing, consumers will spend just about half that amount to celebrate another truly American holiday; Super Bowl Sunday. Bing says the average consumer will spend $68 on game day food, f…
    - 27 Jan 15, 10:36pm -
  • Twitter expands the meaning of ‘direct message’
    Twitter added two new features today; both designed to keep you on the platform for just a little bit longer. First, they’ve expanded the definition of a “Direct Message” so that it includes a conversation with up to 20 people. New! Use Direct…
    - 27 Jan 15, 9:34pm -
  • Logo flaunting is out; unbundling is in and other consumer insights
    Today’s informative marketing post is brought to you by a misread. That’s right. I found this extremely interesting report because I misread the headline on the press release; Mindshare North America Releases Annual Culture Vulture Trends Report.…
    - 26 Jan 15, 8:15pm -
  • Friday Round-Up: Twitter translates, Amazon wallet folds, and men are hanging out on Pinterest
    Another week is at an end and it’s been a week of change here at MarketingPilgrim. Out there, in the rest of the digital marketing world, not so much. Seems like everyone is caught in the January slump. . . .or worse. eBay gave their state of the u…
    - 23 Jan 15, 9:41pm -
  • Facebook collects Super Bowl mentions to beef up targeted ad campaigns
    Can’t plunk down $4.5 million for a 30-second Super Bowl TV ad? Perhaps, I could interest you in a less expensive Facebook Super Bowl ad, instead. Social media and Super Bowl go together like Budweiser and Doritos. In the lead up to the big game, t…
    - 22 Jan 15, 9:11pm -

TopRank Blog

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  • newWhat I did after FB broke my heart
    18 months ago I launched with the concept of a free incentivized training program to get people started learning how to make a blog and the key pillars of monetizing it. When I first launched it on my list, it did awesome.   Th…
    - 7 hours ago, 26 Sep 16, 2:00pm -
  • If you can’t spot the sucker in your first half hour at the table, then you are the sucker
    “If you can’t spot the sucker in your first half hour at the table, then you are the sucker.” This is a great quote. Not sure who originally said it, but I am saying it now so at least two people have said it ;). Anyway. In the publisher space…
    - 18 days ago, 8 Sep 16, 2:00pm -
  • How I pick and choose who I add on Facebook.
    Since I am kind of a big deal on the internet, I get a lot of Facebook requests for friendship. When I first started using it I accepted everyone as a friend and grew pretty quick to the 5,000 limit. Only issue was Facebook was in its infancy still a…
    - 24 days ago, 2 Sep 16, 1:57pm -
  • Join Me – John Chow & Others On Below Deck
    Last February John Chow, me, and several other internet marketing friends chartered a 155 ft, 30 million dollar yacht, for 3 days. Bravo recently started airing this commercial (the theme is super dumb) but you can see yours truly at the 20 second ma…
    - 28 days ago, 29 Aug 16, 3:27pm -
  • ShoeMoney Show LIVE With Nick Cuttonaro (Come Join Us!)
    Join us today @ 5:00 pm CST on the LIVE ShoeMoney show with the CEO of, Nick Cuttonaro. Register Here Nick has owned and operated The Link Builders, a brand and online reputation management agency for the past 5 years. It’s my p…
    - 48 days ago, 9 Aug 16, 4:24pm -
  • ShoeMoney Show LIVE With Kevin Henrikson (Come Join Us!)
    Join us today @ 5:00 pm CST on the LIVE ShoeMoney show with the co-founder and former CTO of Alpha Brand Media, Kevin Henrikson! Register Here Kevin Henrikson is a San Francisco-based entrepreneur, angel investor, and engineer. Today he leads enginee…
    - 55 days ago, 2 Aug 16, 5:14pm -
  • ShoeMoney Show LIVE With Gene Mikhov (Come Join Us!)
    Join us today @ 5:00 pm CST on the LIVE ShoeMoney show with special guest Gene Mikhov! Register HERE Gene and I have been friends for several years. I have had the opportunity to work on a few different projects together such as him sponsoring our on…
    - 62 days ago, 26 Jul 16, 2:15pm -
  • ShoeMoney Show LIVE With Brent Pourciau (Come Join Us!)
    Join us tomorrow, July 12th @ 5:00 pm CST on the LIVE ShoeMoney show with CEO of Top Velocity Brent Pourciau. Register HERE Brent and I have known each other for 7 years as he started off as a student of mine and since then he has been to Omaha to v…
    - 77 days ago, 11 Jul 16, 7:35pm -
  • Beware: The Quarter Life Crisis
    You can officially stop worrying about a mid-life crisis, because before you even get there you’re going to have to navigate the quarter life crisis. It’s hardly a surprise when you consider what we were led to expect; we’ve watched the older g…
    - 82 days ago, 6 Jul 16, 1:00pm -
  • ShoeMoney Show LIVE With Kevin Weiner (Come Join Us!)
    Todays guest on the LIVE ShoeMoney show current C2 Media Corp Director of Marketing, Kevin Weiner! Register Here! I have worked with Kevin on several projects throughout the years! Kevin Weiner has more than 8 years of experience in Facebook Marketi…
    - 83 days ago, 5 Jul 16, 3:48pm -

John Battelle's Searchblog

  • I feel terrible about this site.
    The post I feel terrible about this site. appeared first on John Battelle's Search Blog.I don’t write here anymore. I write almost entirely on Medium now. It’s not a choice I made to NOT write here, it’s a choice I made to edit NewCo Shift, ou…
    - 5 days ago, 22 Sep 16, 4:39am -
  • My Latest Columns
    The post My Latest Columns appeared first on John Battelle's Search Blog.In meetings with several colleagues over the past few days, many did not know about the column I write each week – I’ve been remiss and not cross posting my writings from…
    - 2 Jun 16, 11:38am -
  • Where I’ll Be For NewCo Boston April 26-7 – Come Join Me!
    The post Where I’ll Be For NewCo Boston April 26-7 – Come Join Me! appeared first on John Battelle's Search Blog.The first ever NewCo Boston goes off in less than two weeks, and I’ve been studying the schedule and making my picks for the compa…
    - 19 Apr 16, 8:52pm -
  • Wow. The People look like ants.
    The post Wow. The People look like ants. appeared first on John Battelle's Search Blog.The post Wow. The People look like ants. appeared first on John Battelle's Search Blog.
    - 19 Apr 16, 2:06am -
  • New Posts…For All You RSS Readers
    The post New Posts…For All You RSS Readers appeared first on John Battelle's Search Blog.I’ve been writing a lot at NewCo’s publication, and will continue to do so. But I want to make sure you folks know about that work, so here are links to a…
    - 24 Mar 16, 5:01am -
  • Metaservices FTW!
    The post Metaservices FTW! appeared first on John Battelle's Search Blog.Way back when — well, a few years back anyway— I wrote a series of posts around the idea of “metaservices.” As I mused, I engaged in a bit of derision around the…
    - 8 Mar 16, 5:50am -
  • On Tech Leadership
    The post On Tech Leadership appeared first on John Battelle's Search Blog.I’ve written a piece over on NewCo that I wanted to also post it here. See below… If your business focus is in technology or the Internet, as mine has been for nearly thre…
    - 7 Mar 16, 9:44pm -
  • Growth Is Hard
    The post Growth Is Hard appeared first on John Battelle's Search Blog.The business story of the decade is one of insurgency: Every sector of our economy has spawned a cohort of software-driven companies “moving fast and breaking things,” “aski…
    - 29 Feb 16, 12:58am -
  • The NewCo-BigCo Shift or, These Nine Things Will Change Business Forever
    The post The NewCo-BigCo Shift or, These Nine Things Will Change Business Forever appeared first on John Battelle's Search Blog.(cross posted from NewCo) Thanks to NewCo, I’ve gotten out of the Bay Area bubble and visited more than a dozen major c…
    - 16 Feb 16, 5:54am -
  • Should a Company Have a Soul?
    The post Should a Company Have a Soul? appeared first on John Battelle's Search Blog.Much of the Republican debates have been expendable theatrics, but I watched this weekend’s follies from South Carolina anyway. And one thing has struck me: The a…
    - 15 Feb 16, 1:11am -

SEO Theory

  • Google Penguin: Why You Cannot Fix Your Website
    Despite all that has been written about the Google Penguin algorithm, including numerous question and answer articles that Googlers have assisted with and promoted, many Web marketers and business owners continue to drag their feet about pursuing alt…
    - 53 days ago, 4 Aug 16, 1:00pm -
  • Content Marketing or Search Engine Optimization?
    It is a rare chart that tells a whole, comprehensible story.  I don’t have such a chart for you but I do have a chart that tells, in my opinion, an interesting story about how ignorance breeds change and growth.…Read more →
    - 89 days ago, 29 Jun 16, 12:30pm -
  • Natural and Semi-natural Linking for Web Marketers
    Over the past two years I have published only four link theory articles, and of those three were direct responses to contemporary discussions in which I sought to debunk some wrong ideas coming from either the search engines or the…Read more →
    - 91 days ago, 27 Jun 16, 12:30pm -
  • Dividing a Website across Multiple Hosts Has No Negative Effect on SEO
    One of the most incredibly naive and misleading myths circulating in the Web marketing industry today is that if you divide your content across multiple hosts (domains or subdomains) you weaken your search engine optimization and create extra work fo…
    - 4 May 16, 12:00pm -
  • How to Recover from the Penguin Algorithm In Less Than 1 Hour
    We don’t offer Penguin recovery services. We view such work as completely avoidable and unnecessary. There are some good-hearted, wonderful people selling Penguin recovery services, strategies, and plans and we don’t want to make them look like b…
    - 26 Apr 16, 3:20pm -
  • How to Design the Web User Experience from Hell
    User experience is supposed to be the most important aspect of Web design today but you won’t find any scientific proof of that if you look at what Web publishers and advertisers are doing.  If we were to judge how…Read more →
    - 8 Mar 16, 1:30pm -
  • How Content on Its Own Brings Traffic, Links, and Leads

    - 4 Feb 16, 1:30pm -
  • More SEO Myths for 2016
    It’s amazing to see how even in 2016 Web marketers continue to get (what I consider to be) some of the most basic concepts wrong.  We have had several years to set the record straight but not everyone is getting…Read more →
    - 27 Jan 16, 1:30pm -


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 $#!+
    I often liken what I occasionally do to being a cleaner of other people’s $#!+ and in some ways that is what I do in my role as Product Manager at uQast (we are just starting our chartered launch), tracking down bugs & designing features that solve…
    - 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. 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 Google Doesn’t Like to Talk About Updates
    One of the recurring themes I’ve been seeing in the past few months, comes from web publishers trying to confirm when and where Google updates actually happen. This type of thing has been going on for years and it’s not a new topic, what is new i…
    - 8 May 15, 4:13pm -
  • 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…
    - 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…
    - 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 -

Local SEO Guide

  • newWas Possum The Near Me Update?
    Local SEO strategies targeting “near me” queries in the Local Organic section of the SERPs (the non-Local-Pack/Map results) have been kind of a thing for a few years what with Google making it a default suggestion for most queries it considers e…
    - 7 hours ago, 26 Sep 16, 1:52pm -
  • Are Your SEO Operations Tired, Run-down and Listless?
    Then you might want to try adding some Lean Startup/Agile methodologies to your process. It works wonders for us, and is so tasty too! If you are interested in learning more, check out my post over at Moz.The post Are Your SEO Operations Tired, Ru…
    - 3 days ago, 23 Sep 16, 3:30pm -
  • Apple Maps Needs Some SEO Help…Better Hope It Doesn’t Get Any

    - 4 days ago, 22 Sep 16, 6:54pm -
  • Why is $GOOG so Obsessed with Afternoon Tea?
    Google has long been trying to compete with Yelp on the local review front, however, getting community involvement has always seemed like a challenge for them. After Yelp CEO Jeremy Stoppelman’s recent embarrassing exchange with the affable Mike B…
    - 5 days ago, 21 Sep 16, 4:40pm -
  • Quick And Dirty 15 Minute Content Audit
    Since our clients run the gamut of non-local, multi-location, hyperlocal and agencies we are constantly working deliverables that: Provide valuable data Are relatively quick to put together One of the biggest requests we get is from clients that ask…
    - 7 days ago, 19 Sep 16, 4:24pm -

Friday Traffic Report

  • Thoughts On the Great Battle Between Fear and Love
    The "news," and what appears to be happening to everyone because it is all that we see on the web and TV, is never representative of the whole picture. America is never one thing. Generalizing how an entire country is doing at any given moment is a g…
    - 80 days ago, 8 Jul 16, 5:37pm -
  • Talent is Something Channeled From Another Place
    All my life I’ve marveled at the amazing things people can do. Musicians, athletes, people with all kinds of wondrous, fantastic talents that beguile us and make us wonder what kind of greatness we might have in ourselves by comparison. I’ve st…
    - 31 May 16, 2:52am -
  • Finding The Leverage In Your Business To Grow Faster
      If you are on some kind of long-term plan for success, you might be wasting time and resources getting where you want to go if you aren’t constantly on the lookout for leverage. Because there is always a leverage play to replace weeks, months…
    - 24 Feb 16, 3:06pm -
  • How I Learned About Getting Customers From Animal Planet
    Inspiration comes from the weirdest places sometimes.  Last night, as I was trying to have a serious discussion on the phone with my partner, I made the mistake of staying in the living room where an Animal Planet episode on Brazilian wildlife was p…
    - 10 Feb 16, 6:38pm -
  • Get Current On Your Blog Marketing Strategy
      It seems that everyone’s a blogger now, or at least runs their website on WordPress or other similar content management software. Now that many markets are saturated with the same kind of site, sporting all the cool SEO plugins, SEO friendly fea…
    - 23 Jan 16, 4:08pm -
  • Content Marketing With Curation
    Online publishing, or “content marketing,” isn’t the easiest business in the world. Being a hot dog vendor or a plumber seems a lot more straight forward. You get a customer or client, serve them, and you’re on to the next one. Most content m…
    - 22 Jan 16, 4:00pm -
  • A kind of radical way to turn yourself into a better writer
    Pretend like your next blog post (or whatever you’re in the middle of writing) must be delivered by Pony Express and it will not arrive at your readers’ doorsteps for 3 months. How would you write differently if you had to make sure you covered a…
    - 21 Jan 16, 3:00pm -
  • Web-Bending Tip #102: Build An Impressive Guest Portfolio To Attract Bigger Gigs
    Unless you’ve been lost in the Amazon rainforest for the last several years, you’ve probably heard about guest blogging and guest “experting” on podcasts and the benefits they have provided those who use them as a marketing tool. In fact, I…
    - 20 Jan 16, 5:01pm -
  • Web Bending Tip #101: What do you want people to say about you behind your back?
    What if people were saying things like this behind your back… “Jack is the best at ______ and you should have him help you with your ________.” “Daniel is the guy I recommend most for ____ and ____.  He really helped me a lot!” “Trish is…
    - 19 Jan 16, 4:15pm -
  • Music to Get Some Work Done
    Need a little motivation?  DANGER:  You might not be able to work to this.  Rather, you might find yourself, like me, wondering how long it might take to learn how to play guitar, sing, and play Didgeridoo at the same time while watching the whol…
    - 18 Jan 16, 6:23pm -