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  • Why Everyone Should Be Moving To HTTP/2
    A Google spokesperson recently revealed that GoogleBot will soon support HTTP/2. Columnist Patrick Stox explains what this is and what it means for SEOs.The post Why Everyone Should Be Moving To HTTP/2 appeared first on Search Engine Land.Please…
    - 3 days ago, 27 Nov 15, 5:51pm -
  • Search In Pics: GoogleBot In Snow, Google Pet Toys & John Mueller In Star Wars
    In this week’s Search In Pictures, here are the latest images culled from the web, showing what people eat at the search engine companies, how they play, who they meet, where they speak, what toys they have and more. World’s Largest Android Marsh…
    - 3 days ago, 27 Nov 15, 2:52pm -
  • Thanksgiving Google Doodle Features “Three Sisters” Of North American Crops: Corn, Beans & Squash
    Google shared initial sketches of today's Thanksgiving Day logo created by guest Doodler Julia Cone.The post Thanksgiving Google Doodle Features “Three Sisters” Of North American Crops: Corn, Beans & Squash appeared first on Search Engine Land.…
    - 4 days ago, 26 Nov 15, 12:37pm -
  • SearchCap: Google Store Data, AdWords Shopping Ads & Semantic Search
    Below is what happened in search today, as reported on Search Engine Land and from other places across the web.The post SearchCap: Google Store Data, AdWords Shopping Ads & Semantic Search appeared first on Search Engine Land.Please visit Search…
    - 4 days ago, 25 Nov 15, 9:00pm -
  • 3 Google Patents You Need To Know About In 2016
    Columnist Pratik Dholakiya outlines three patents that Google is applying for and explains how they could affect search results for you and your clients.The post 3 Google Patents You Need To Know About In 2016 appeared first on Search Engine Land.…
    - 5 days ago, 25 Nov 15, 3:46pm -
  • How Trust & Unique Identification Impact Semantic Search
    Is your content trustworthy, and does that matter? Columnist Barbara Starr explores how Google might be using trust as a signal when displaying search results.The post How Trust & Unique Identification Impact Semantic Search appeared first on Searc…
    - 5 days ago, 25 Nov 15, 3:04pm -
  • AdWords Shopping Ads Enhancements: A Roundup
    Columnist Frederick Vallaeys notes that AdWords has released many new features for Shopping Ads recently. Are you taking advantage of them?The post AdWords Shopping Ads Enhancements: A Roundup appeared first on Search Engine Land.Please visit Sea…
    - 5 days ago, 25 Nov 15, 2:34pm -
  • From Search To Store: Google Shows You Ads And Keywords Driving Offline Visits
    Google released data earlier today on foot traffic patterns during the holiday shopping season. The data were collected from anonymous mobile users with location history enabled. These capabilities are part of Google’s broader Estimated Total Conve…
    - 5 days ago, 24 Nov 15, 9:30pm -
  • SearchCap: Google AMP, Bing Maps & AdWords App Upgrade
    Below is what happened in search today, as reported on Search Engine Land and from other places across the web.The post SearchCap: Google AMP, Bing Maps & AdWords App Upgrade appeared first on Search Engine Land.Please visit Search Engine Land fo…
    - 5 days ago, 24 Nov 15, 9:00pm -
  • Local Traffic “Diversion” — Google Claims It’s A Bug, Yelp Says It’s Intentional
    Local search represents between 30 and 40 percent of mobile search results. Local is critical for consumers and represents billions in annual ad spending. And it’s a high-stakes area for all the companies involved in serving or selling to local bus…
    - 5 days ago, 24 Nov 15, 8:45pm -

Search Engine Watch

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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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  • EMD, PMD, or Brand
    Hi Guys, I have a question about purchasing a domain. When I read and research I understand that Google does not throw any weight towards a domain
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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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Aaron Wall's SEO Book

  • Publisher Blocking: How the Web Was Lost
    Streaming AppsGoogle recently announced app streaming, where they can showcase & deep link into apps in the search results even if users do not have those apps installed. How it works is rather than users installing the app, Google has the app inst…
    - 5 days ago, 25 Nov 15, 6:03pm -
  • Ad Network Ménage à Trois: Bing, Yahoo!, Google
    Yahoo! Tests Google AgainBack in July we noticed Yahoo! was testing Google-powered search results. From that post...When Yahoo! recently renewed their search deal with Microsoft, Yahoo! was once again allowed to sell their own desktop search ads &…
    - 40 days ago, 20 Oct 15, 9:27pm -
  • Virtual Real Estate Virtually Disappears
    Back in 2009 Google executives were scared of not being able to retain talent with stock options after Google's stock price cratered with the rest of the market & Google's ad revenue growth rate slid to zero. That led them to reprice employee stock o…
    - 21 Aug 15, 7:33am -
  • Yahoo! Search Testing Google Search Results
    Search PandaMoniumA couple days ago Microsoft announced a deal with AOL to have AOL sell Microsoft display ads & for Bing to power AOL's organic search results and paid search ads for a decade starting in January.The search landscape is still under…
    - 1 Jul 15, 1:44pm -
  • Web Design Resources for Non-Designers
    Most of you are too busy monitoring Google's latest algorithm updates, examining web analytics, and building links and content to stay up to date on the design world.Usually, creative people who excel at design aren't very good at the left-brain thi…
    - 1 Jun 15, 8:25pm -
  • But First, A Word From Our Sponsors...
    Yesterday Google shared they see greater mobile than desktop search volumes in 10 countries including Japan and the United States.3 years ago RKG shared CTR data which highlighted how mobile search ads were getting over double the CTR as desktop sea…
    - 6 May 15, 8:22am -
  • Google Mobilepocalypse Update
    A day after the alleged major update, I thought it would make sense to highlight where we are at in the cycle. Yesterday Google suggested their fear messaging caused 4.7% of webmasters to move over to mobile friendly design since the update was orig…
    - 22 Apr 15, 2:27pm -
  • Consensus Bias
    The Truth About Subjective TruthsA few months ago there was an article in New Scientist about Google's research paper on potentially ranking sites based on how factual their content is. The idea is generally and genuinely absurd. You can't copyrigh…
    - 15 Apr 15, 2:10pm -
  • Designing for Privacy
    Information is a commodity. Corporations are passing around consumer behavioral profiles like brokers with stocks, and the vast majority of the American public is none the wiser of this market’s scope. Very few people actually check the permissions…
    - 31 Mar 15, 11:11pm -
  • Google Mobile Search Result Highlights
    Google recently added highlights at the bottom of various sections of their mobile search results. The highlights appear on ads, organic results, and other various vertical search insertion types. The colors vary arbitrarily by section and are patte…
    - 18 Mar 15, 11:19pm -


  • When Data Just Isn't Enough: The Hidden Context that's Key to Content Loyalty
    Posted by ronell-smith(Image source)When the client asked to "go mute" during our monthly client call, there was no reason to sound the alarm. After all, being able to talk through what they've heard as a team, in private, was normal. But when the…
    - 11 days ago, 19 Nov 15, 12:15am -
  • The Content Marketing Campaign Playbook – Guaranteeing Success in 2016
    Posted by SimonPensonIntroductionStage One: Setting expectations and objectivesStage Two: Audience understandingStage Three: Brand activationStage Four: Campaign plansStage Five: Finding the right prospectsStage Six: SocialStage Seven:…
    - 12 days ago, 18 Nov 15, 12:13am -
  • 7 Illustrations of How Topical Links Impact Rankings, in Theory and Practice
    Posted by Cyrus-ShepardAs SEOs, we well understand the value links contribute to ranking websites in search results. So much so, it's something we study regularly here at Moz. At their most basic, links are counted as "votes" of popularity for search…
    - 13 days ago, 17 Nov 15, 12:01am -
  • Announcing Moz's New Beginner's Guide to Content Marketing
    Posted by Trevor-KleinI'm thrilled to announce the next in Moz's series of beginner's guides: The Beginner's Guide to Content Marketing.Content marketing is a field full of challenges. Creating content that provides great value to your audience what…
    - 14 days ago, 16 Nov 15, 12:15am -
  • How to Prioritize SEO Tasks & Invest in High-Value Work Items - Whiteboard Friday
    Posted by randfishOne thing we can all agree on: there's a lot to think about when it comes to your SEO tasks. Even for the most organized among us, it can be really difficult to prioritize our to-dos and make sure we're getting the highest return on…
    - 17 days ago, 13 Nov 15, 12:20am -
  • Good News: We Launched a New Index Early! Let's Also Talk About 2015's Mozscape Index Woes
    Posted by LokiAstariGood news, everyone: November's Mozscape index is here! And it's arrived earlier than expected.Of late, we've faced some big challenges with the Mozscape index — and that's hurt our customers and our data quality. I'm glad to…
    - 18 days ago, 12 Nov 15, 4:07pm -
  • ​Announcing Search Insights from Moz Local!
    Posted by David-MihmWhen we launched Moz Local, I said at the time that one of the primary goals of our product team was to “help business owners and marketers trying to keep up with the frenetic pace of change in local search.” Today we take a m…
    - 19 days ago, 11 Nov 15, 2:00pm -
  • Where Did Google+ Local Go? The Google Places API Change Made Simple
    Posted by MiriamEllisEarlier this month, I was standing on an 8,000’ pinnacle of the Sierra mountain range at the precise moment when winter arrived. A few miles and minutes back down the highway, it had been golden fall with aspens, oaks, and big…
    - 19 days ago, 11 Nov 15, 12:30am -
  • Stop the Local SEO Tunnel Vision & Think Beyond the Basics
    Posted by Casey_Meraz"Local SEO is just too hard."Those were the first words of a conversation I had earlier this week coming from a potential client we'll call "Luke." Luke had been working on building his own local SEO presence internally for his…
    - 20 days ago, 10 Nov 15, 12:18am -

Search Engine Roundtable

Search Engine Journal

Matt Cutts: Gadgets, Google, and SEO

  • 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…
    - 29 days ago, 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…
    - 67 days ago, 24 Sep 15, 3:09pm -
  • 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…
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  • 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 -
  • My two favorite books of 2014
    I’d like to mention two books that stood out for me in 2014: Nonfiction: The First 20 Minutes. Gretchen Reynolds is a New York Times columnist who distills health and exercise research down to practical, readable advice. I’ve never dog-eared as m…
    - 2 Jan 15, 4:08am -
  • Fun mosaic effect with Go
    A few months ago I saw a cool mosaic effect in a Wired ad for CA Technologies. Here’s what part of the ad looked like: I liked the ad, so I wondered how they did it. Can you see out how to create a similar effect? Take a minute to figure it out as…
    - 14 Dec 14, 11:54pm -
  • An investment reading list
    If you’ve read Scott Adams’ financial advice and my financial tips in case you win a startup lottery, then you might be interested in a few more pointers to good resources. Some web pages and books: – Don’t Play the Losers’ Game, by Henry B…
    - 1 Dec 14, 7:54am -

Social Engine Optimization Videos at Daily Motion

Download SEO 2016 Learn Search Engine Optimization PDF Free
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Should Meta Tags Be Used With Search Engine Optimization?
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Best Complete SEO (Search Engine Optimization) Training for 2015 In (Urdu & Hindi) Part 05
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Best Complete SEO (Search Engine Optimization) Training for 2015 In (Urdu & Hindi)
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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…
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  • 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

  • Will Google Start Reading Text in Images on the Web Soon?
    Googlebot Doesn’t Read Pictures of Text During Web Crawls When I was an Administrator at Cre8asiteforums (2002-2007), one of my favorite forums on the site was one called the Website Hospital. People would come with their sites and questions about…
    - 5 days ago, 25 Nov 15, 3:56am -
  • Recalculating PageRank
    A Google patent was granted on October 20th, 2015 titled Producing a ranking for pages using distances in a Web-link graph. It presents some changes to Google’s original PageRank. I wrote about the very first PageRank patent in my post The First Pa…
    - 20 days ago, 9 Nov 15, 9:59pm -
  • Google Files Patent for Drone Delivery Platform
    If you’ve been keeping an eye on the news, you may have seen a Reuters article about Google planning for the use of Drones titled Google aims to begin drone package deliveries in 2017 You may also have seen another article from Time Magazine that t…
    - 25 days ago, 5 Nov 15, 4:53pm -
  • Move over Google Author Rank, Make way for Google Authoritative Rank
    An authoritative user is a user of one or more computer-implemented services (e.g., a social networking service) that has been determined to be authoritative (e.g., an expert) on one or more topics that can be associated with one or more queries This…
    - 39 days ago, 22 Oct 15, 5:15pm -
  • How Google May Use Schema Vocabulary to Reduce Duplicate Content in Search Results
    One of the challenges of optimizing an e-commerce site that has lots of filtering and sorting options can be to try to create a click path through the site so that all the pages on the site that you want indexed by a search engine get crawled and ind…
    - 49 days ago, 11 Oct 15, 8:42pm -
  • The Evolution of Search
    I just returned from a few days in Las Vegas and the Pubcon Conference. I had the chance to see some great presentations and talk to a number of interesting folks, and the company that I am the Director of Search Marketing at, Go Fish Digital won a U…
    - 52 days ago, 9 Oct 15, 5:50am -
  • Answer Boxes, Trigger Terms and Enriched Search Results
    A few years ago, I wrote the following about post about Google’s OneBox Patent Application I was brought back to it, with a new Google patent that looks at answering questions within similar answer boxes, and showing rich content, like in the examp…
    - 61 days ago, 29 Sep 15, 6:46pm -
  • Google Fights Keyword Stuffed Business Names Using a Surprisingness Value
    A Google patent granted this week targets map spammers, who submit information about businesses to Google Maps, in a manner referred to as keyword stuffing. The patent attempts to find words submitted by business owners as titles for businesses names…
    - 66 days ago, 24 Sep 15, 6:34pm -

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…
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  • 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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  • PAR Program Acquired By GoSocial
    This is a great day for me and my team that has put our blood, sweat, and tears into this new venture I started 18 months ago. Today the Par Program was official acquired by GoSocial. This was a totally new venture for me in that it was my first “r…
    - 9 days ago, 20 Nov 15, 9:53pm -
  • How To Become A Blogging Ninja (No Bullshit)

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  • My Crazy $15,000 Plus Contest
    As you know I love contests and have done a ton of them but this one takes the cake! If you haven’t signed up for the ShoeMoney Network yet – here is 15k+ worth of reasons to do so! I talked the other day about cleaning out my closet for charity…
    - 27 days ago, 3 Nov 15, 1:17pm -
  • Cleaning Out My Closet For Charity
    Before this stuff depreciates more (or my wife stops reminding me) I am having a “cleaning out my closet” charity sale on eBay for my favorite local Lincoln, Ne charity – Matt Talbots kitchen. Here are the items on eBay: 15″ Retina Apple Macb…
    - 33 days ago, 28 Oct 15, 2:21pm -
  • Podcasts I listen to
    I often get asked what podcasts/websites I read. Well I don’t read websites on a regular basis. I used to back in the day but for the most part unless someone shares an article on Facebook I don’t. Facebook has basically replaced an RSS reader fo…
    - 34 days ago, 27 Oct 15, 4:36pm -
  • Movie Trailers and Product Launches Similarities
    I thought about this the other day… I never watch movie trailers because they basically give away the best parts of the movie. Then when you watch the movie you wait for the parts that they show… Or when the hero looks like he is about to die you…
    - 38 days ago, 23 Oct 15, 2:58pm -
  • 2 Traffic Sources I Recently Discovered
    The ShoeMoney Network is growing at a rapid pace, and we have several great affiliates through various networks (all major networks have it, ask your affiliate manager). We do of course have our own affiliate network but I would rather you go through…
    - 48 days ago, 13 Oct 15, 2:19pm -
  • I Fried My iPhone 6 Plus (Be Careful of 3rd Party Cables)
    A couple weeks ago I was starting a trip for Denver.  As always I got to the airport very early to get some work done before the flight. I took out my laptop and went to plug in my phone.  Damnit I forgot my charging cable. Luckily (I thought), the…
    - 49 days ago, 12 Oct 15, 1:00pm -
  • Its a Blog, Jackass
    As I wrote about a few weeks ago in a post called “I’m back bitches”,  I talked about where I started to change focus of the blog and get away from my roots. I think people have forgotten what a blog is, or at least how it started. This starte…
    - 60 days ago, 1 Oct 15, 2:12pm -
  • Using FTC Compliance To Your Advantage (and having fun with it)
    As you may or may not know the FTC released guide lines for bloggers, social media,  and affiliates in general (affiliates have semi applied to the previous guideline) about disclosing if your blog makes money from affiliate links. As you can see in…
    - 62 days ago, 29 Sep 15, 2:02pm -

John Battelle's Searchblog

  • Google Unveils App Streaming: Is This The Platform That Unifies Apps And The Web?
    The post Google Unveils App Streaming: Is This The Platform That Unifies Apps And The Web? appeared first on John Battelle's Search Blog.For years I’ve been predicting that mobile apps were a fad – there’s no way we’d settle for such a crap…
    - 2 days ago, 27 Nov 15, 11:02pm -
  • Boulder, the World’s Most Creative City: Where I’ll Be Next Week @NewCo
    The post Boulder, the World’s Most Creative City: Where I’ll Be Next Week @NewCo appeared first on John Battelle's Search Blog.Boulder is the world’s most creative city, according to a recent study highlighted in Richard Florida’s Rise of th…
    - 18 days ago, 11 Nov 15, 6:38pm -
  • Written First On Medium. Discuss.
    The post Written First On Medium. Discuss. appeared first on John Battelle's Search Blog.So I had a thought about the state of the publishing world, specifically that part of it that we’d call blogging(1). And it struck me. Why haven’t we made o…
    - 34 days ago, 27 Oct 15, 1:30am -
  • Maker, Soylent, Hyperloop, USC: The Places I’ll Visit In LA Next Month
    The post Maker, Soylent, Hyperloop, USC: The Places I’ll Visit In LA Next Month appeared first on John Battelle's Search Blog.(cross posted from NewCo) Picking a schedule for a NewCo festival is an art – it takes a lot more time and thought than…
    - 38 days ago, 22 Oct 15, 10:22pm -
  • Do It Right. Not Fast. Right.
    The post Do It Right. Not Fast. Right. appeared first on John Battelle's Search Blog.(Cross posted to LI and Medium. Cuz that’s how we roll these days) If you’ve never blown it big time using email — you will. I have several times — …
    - 60 days ago, 1 Oct 15, 2:52am -
  • It’s Time to Flip the Bit on Publishing and Data
    The post It’s Time to Flip the Bit on Publishing and Data appeared first on John Battelle's Search Blog.(image BI) My god, do we like to talk about ourselves. That’s my takeaway from the recent algae-bloom of writing around ad blocking and fraud…
    - 63 days ago, 28 Sep 15, 12:57am -
  • The Myth of Valley DoucheBaggery
    The post The Myth of Valley DoucheBaggery appeared first on John Battelle's Search Blog.(Warning, loads of unabashed cursing ahead). Everyone’s definition of what makes a person or a company “douchey” varies, but we all know ’em when we see…
    - 81 days ago, 10 Sep 15, 5:11am -
  • Where I’ll Be During NewCo SF & Oakland Next Month
    The post Where I’ll Be During NewCo SF & Oakland Next Month appeared first on John Battelle's Search Blog.  (cross posted from the NewCo blog) NewCo’s San Francisco & Oakland festivals are less than a month away, and they will be our largest, m…
    - 82 days ago, 8 Sep 15, 10:22pm -
  • This Is How We Pick A NewCo
    The post This Is How We Pick A NewCo appeared first on John Battelle's Search Blog.Over on the NewCo site, I’ve updated our explanation of how we chose NewCos around the world (1,100 or so so far). Here’s that post for those readers at Searchbl…
    - 91 days ago, 31 Aug 15, 5:24pm -
  • Spanning SF and Oakland: The First Ever NewCo Bay Bridge Festival Lineup Is Out!
    The post Spanning SF and Oakland: The First Ever NewCo Bay Bridge Festival Lineup Is Out! appeared first on John Battelle's Search Blog.While NewCo has been celebrating unique San Francisco companies for three years, 2015 is the first year we’ve p…
    - 20 Aug 15, 5:28pm -

SEO Theory

  • 12 Provably False Ideas Your SEO Should Not Be Telling You
    Because the SEO industry has never adopted standards there is no way for the average business decision-maker to know whether their in-house SEO expert or SEO consultant is telling them something reliable.  This is the problem that we all have…Read…
    - 9 days ago, 21 Nov 15, 1:50pm -
  • You SEO People are Destroying News Websites with Dumb Advice
    Dear Kettle: This is the pot.  I am calling you black.  Here is why. Earlier this year I wrote on Marketing Pilgrim that you should always update your older outbound links. I do this on my Websites because it maintains…Read more →
    - 39 days ago, 22 Oct 15, 4:04pm -
  • How the Panda Algorithm Might Evaluate Your Site
    Let’s step back to 2011 and once more look at the 23 questions Amit Singhal published for Webmasters who were frustrated by the Google Panda algorithm. I solved my Panda problem within 2 months as I documented in June 2011.…Read more →
    - 52 days ago, 8 Oct 15, 10:34pm -
  • Search Fatigue and Queries of Last Resort
    Search Fatigue has been studied for many years, at least since the 1970s. Economists define search fatigue as the point at which a consumer stops searching for a product or service at a desired value point. In the Searchable Web…Read more →
    - 61 days ago, 30 Sep 15, 12:30pm -
  • Poor Bing and Google Cannot Even Find a Simple Blog
    Do you write a personal blog? You know I do. Several of them. My blogs all receive traffic from Google but like most Web marketers I have a pretty good idea of how to pick and choose topics that people…Read more →
    - 92 days ago, 30 Aug 15, 4:23pm -
  • Microsites and Private Blog Networks are NOT Dangerous

    - 21 Aug 15, 12:30pm -
  • Why Some Internal Pages are Not Getting Indexed or Cached
    A common problem, the apparent inability of some pages on a Website to appear in a major search index, brings up the usual list of suspects in most discussions but sometimes the people who ask for help don’t come back…Read more →
    - 11 Jul 15, 4:51pm -
  • How to Assess the Risks of Highly Scalable White Hat Link Building
    From time to time Ahrefs has linked to SEO Theory through its marketing feeds aggregator.   I have always considered these to be high-value links because they drive traffic from a Website that a lot of people trust.  I have…Read more →
    - 10 Jul 15, 3:44am -


  • SEO 101 Podcast – Episode 241th – November 25th, 2015
    BuzzSumo study on content, SEO relevant part: 50% of content gets less than 8 shares (across all social, 75% of content generates ZERO links.  Google moves to streaming apps in mobile search, current Google+ changes, and user behaviour as a rankin…
    - 5 days ago, 25 Nov 15, 5:21pm -
  • Google Moves to Streaming Apps in Mobile Search
    Today, Google announced a very intriguing addition to its mobile search offering; mobile app streaming. The concept is based on the idea that certain information you are searching for may be found within a particular app and therefore Google should s…
    - 11 days ago, 19 Nov 15, 7:59am -
  • SEO 101 Podcast – Episode 240th – November 11th, 2015
    6000 members on the Google+ community; Google launches new search results interface for tablets; What does Yahoo’s new Google partnership mean for SEOs future?; Google search broken for days for IE users…If you are used to a large amount of…
    - 18 days ago, 11 Nov 15, 7:19pm -
  • SEO 101 Podcast – Episode 239th –November 4th, 2015
    Learn all about the new Google RankBrain algorithm as well as what the possibilities and implications of “Self-Learning”are. Google WMC detects and gets rid of unwanted  sneaky mobile redirects and Bing tags breaking news videos with “New…
    - 25 days ago, 4 Nov 15, 7:18pm -
  • SEO 101 Podcast – Episode 238th –October 28th, 2015
    Yahoo’s new deal with Microsoft left open 49% of their search to in-house or 3rd party results. Seems they have signed a deal with Google to help fill that. Not going to happen for EU or India probably to prevent Antitrust issues. Still needs Govt.…
    - 32 days ago, 28 Oct 15, 6:33pm -
  • SEO 101 Podcast – Episode 237th –October 21st, 2015
    Yahoo’s new deal with Microsoft left open 49% of their search to in-house or 3rd party results. Seems they have signed a deal with Google to help fill that. Not going to happen for EU or India probably to prevent Antitrust issues. Still needs Govt.…
    - 39 days ago, 21 Oct 15, 9:41pm -
  • SEO 101 Podcast – Episode 236th –October 14th, 2015
    Hacked site notifications no longer show in search results .. neither do hacked sites, is it better to improve quality content than remove pages to fix panda, accelerated mobile pages in search, as well as several other hot topics including a follow…
    - 46 days ago, 14 Oct 15, 8:40pm -
  • SEO 101 Podcast – Episode 235th –October 7th, 2015
    Google Changes Remove URL Tool, Google says Don’t delete your rel=author, plus things to look for when outsourcing your SEO, plus listeners questions on business keywords and user giving Google reviews in the place of establishment they are reviewi…
    - 53 days ago, 7 Oct 15, 8:38pm -
  • Penguin Update for Christmas
    Googles Webmaster Trends Analyst, Gary Illyes has noted that the next iteration of the Penguin update will launch and process as a real-time algorithm update in the foreseeable future. The Penguin update has been a periodic manual update to the algor…
    - 55 days ago, 5 Oct 15, 9:47pm -
  • SEO 101 Podcast – Episode 234th –September 30th, 2015
    John Carcutt and Ross Dunn discuss several topics in Google, starting with the real-time Penguin algorithm, moving on to having competing sites in the same Webmaster Tools account.  Later they bring up topics including a SearchEngineLand article o…
    - 60 days ago, 30 Sep 15, 8:36pm -

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

  • The Cure for Corporate SEO Inertia…
    If your monthly SEO reports look like this, you may want to stop trying to roll the organic SEO bolder up the hill and see if a local SEO strategy can work for your brand. I just posted some thoughts on this topic on Search Engine Land, Even If a Bra…
    - 6 days ago, 23 Nov 15, 8:01pm -
  • A Little Self-Promotion Never Hurts The SEO
    LocalU just published an interview with your’s truly in advance of the LocalU event at Williamsburg I’ll be speaking at in March. If you were ever curious about how we make the donuts over here, I don’t think the interview will provide too muc…
    - 12 days ago, 18 Nov 15, 5:37pm -
  • Small Tactics for Multi-Location SEO = Big Results
    I was lucky enough to be able to speak at the wonderful State of Search conference in Dallas yesterday about local SEO for multi-location brands. Brand local SEO often gets lumped in with local SEO for SMBs and they are starkly different engagements…
    - 12 days ago, 17 Nov 15, 6:30pm -
  • Foursquare Now On Apple Maps
    This had been rumored for a long time but Apple finally made it official. More info on Apple Maps Marketing.The post Foursquare Now On Apple Maps appeared first on Local SEO Guide.
    - 14 days ago, 16 Nov 15, 5:30pm -
  • Stu MacFarlane Joins!
    About 12 years ago, I took the 10 from Venice to the 110 to Pasadena and met with this guy at Idealab who had some crazy idea about sharing recommendations for local businesses with his neighbors via the Web. For some reason I bought the pitch and t…
    - 33 days ago, 28 Oct 15, 12:00pm -

Friday Traffic Report

  • Social Media As A Hazardous Work Environment For Entrepreneurs
    As 21st Century business owners, we are obligated to come into contact with social media on a regular basis.  Our own personal addictions (Candy Crush or otherwise) and personal interests aside, our business requires us to mix it up on social just…
    - 14 days ago, 16 Nov 15, 3:49pm -
  • Content Leverage For More Targeted Traffic and Less Hassle
    It’s nice that we don’t have to blog and create content every day anymore. What?  You haven’t heard the news?  You’re still in “Publish or Perish” mode?  Stop it!  The web needs not one iota of new content.  It needs engagement with…
    - 80 days ago, 11 Sep 15, 3:54am -
  • Tonight’s Free Training: Paypal Working Capital Loans and Paid Advertising Leverage
    If you had $10,000 or more to invest in advertising for your business, how much would you make from it? $100,000? $200,000? or MORE? What if you could get $10,000 (or MORE!) to fund your Advertising Budget in just 3 to 5 seconds? How quickly would yo…
    - 97 days ago, 24 Aug 15, 7:28pm -
  • Product Review: Speed Blogging Absolutely Rocks!
    I was one of the very first people to create curation software that worked with WordPress.  It was called CurationSoft and it revolutionized blogging when it came out.  So I know what I’m talking about when it comes to curation and blog marketing…
    - 15 Jul 15, 3:07am -
  • How To Dream BIG!
    How “Big” can you think? How wild can your dreams of success get? Do you keep yourself in check and only allow yourself to dream what you’ve been told is possible? Most people do. That’s why most people marvel at the accomplishments of peop…
    - 14 Jul 15, 4:37am -
  • How To Turn YouTube Views Into Leads
    Now that there are about a million different video creation products, like Video Maker FX, and Easy Sketch Pro, there’s no excuse not to have a rockin’ YouTube channel with lots of views coming in. The next question everyone has once they’ve cr…
    - 13 Jul 15, 9:42pm -
  • The Importance of June 24th – Find Your Greatness
    Today, June 24th is an important benchmark as just seven days from now the year will be 50% complete. That’s right, two quarters down, and the third one about to tee up. I can assure you that all Sales Managers, Stock Analysts and Fortune 500 Execu…
    - 24 Jun 15, 3:19pm -
  • Would You Put Your Dog In Charge Of Your Business?
      I love my dog Mojo.  He is the best companion ever and he converts dog food into equal parts love and joy in their purest form.  But Mojo, like most dogs, loves squirrels.  He simply cannot handle it when a squirrel bounds across our paths duri…
    - 6 Jun 15, 7:25pm -
  • A Walk In The Woods
    “There’s a space where you have to let go, and let the beauty of Creation come through you.” ~ Terri TallTree I was walking through the park this morning, as I do every morning, and I finally stopped to snap this picture.  Something about t…
    - 28 May 15, 3:03pm -
  • Ultralight Marketing, The Re-Birth of Conversation, and Packing Light For Better Results
    People are desperate.  And that’s great news when you have the solution.  In this short guide, learn how to cut the excess, ineffective junk from your marketing and get back to basics to pull your business forward. (Hint:  practically everything…
    - 23 May 15, 5:32pm -