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Is Google Becoming More Transparent? Understanding Google Search Quality Rating Guidelines

Is Google Becoming More Transparent? Understanding Google Search Quality Rating Guidelines

Posted on Monday, March 11th, 2013 by

Google recently gave the public a look at what factors it consider when assigning quality ratings. In his first Search Agents post, Kirby clarifies and explains the guidelines that Google made available. [...more]

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Why Should Users Click on YOUR Search Result?

Why Should Users Click on YOUR Search Result?

Posted on Wednesday, March 6th, 2013 by

Are you giving users a good enough reason to click on your search results within the SERP? Grant highlights seven strategies to increase organic search clicks and optimize user engagement with your brand. [...more]

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Do Millennials Need Formal Search Engine Education?

Do Millennials Need Formal Search Engine Education?

Posted on Thursday, January 24th, 2013 by

As a current UCLA undergrad student, Jenna understands firsthand how college students can misuse Google search during research. [...more]

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Fix Your AdWords Keyword Tool, Google!

Fix Your AdWords Keyword Tool, Google!

Posted on Wednesday, January 23rd, 2013 by

Matt is none too pleased with Google Adwords Keyword Tool at the moment. Are you experiencing similar problems? [...more]

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iPad for Sarah this Christmas – Santa Monica, CA Gifts – Santa’s List

iPad for Sarah this Christmas – Santa Monica, CA Gifts – Santa’s List

Posted on Friday, December 21st, 2012 by

Sarah sends a keyword stuffed letter to Santa asking for an iPad. [...more]

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Happy Grinchmas! – The 12 Days of Blackhat SEO

Happy Grinchmas! – The 12 Days of Blackhat SEO

Posted on Tuesday, December 18th, 2012 by

2012 has been quite a year for Search Engine Optimization (SEO) and for SEO at The Search Agency itself. To celebrate, we thought we'd tip our white hat to the Google Spam team with a little ode entitled: 12 Days of Black Hat SEO [...more]

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SES Chicago Roundup: Screw Link Building

SES Chicago Roundup: Screw Link Building

Posted on Tuesday, November 20th, 2012 by

Grant comes back from SES Chicago with newfound confidence that search marketers are willing to "think beyond the link." [...more]

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Everything You Want In One Place – Why Curation Is The Future of Search

Everything You Want In One Place – Why Curation Is The Future of Search

Posted on Thursday, November 8th, 2012 by

Dylan uses The Hype Machines as an example of why curation is the future of search. [...more]

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The Ghost of Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Past…

The Ghost of Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Past…

Posted on Wednesday, October 31st, 2012 by

Grant searches for the Ghosts of SEO Past, Present and Future. [...more]

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Google Instant – Election Edition

Google Instant – Election Edition

Posted on Friday, October 26th, 2012 by

Jessica has fun mixing the election with Google Instant. [...more]

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Google Releases a Disavow Links Tool – FINALLY!

Google Releases a Disavow Links Tool – FINALLY!

Posted on Wednesday, October 17th, 2012 by

Jessica breaks down Google Webmaster Tools' new Disvow Links Tools. [...more]

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DMA 2012 Lessons: Determine Your Consumer Decision Journey!

DMA 2012 Lessons: Determine Your Consumer Decision Journey!

Posted on Monday, October 15th, 2012 by

Heather is live from DMA 2012. She reports on The Search Agency's own Keith Wilson's round table presentation on the consumer decision journey. [...more]

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Occupy SEO: We Are the 94% – An h(SEO)Infographic

Occupy SEO: We Are the 94% – An h(SEO)Infographic

Posted on Tuesday, October 2nd, 2012 by

Occupy SEO: We Are the 94% - An h(SEO) Infographic [...more]

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Our Celebrity Crush Bacon Number Round-Up

Our Celebrity Crush Bacon Number Round-Up

Posted on Friday, September 14th, 2012 by

The Search Agency employees have a little fun with Google's new Bacon Number search function, even though it's not all it's cracked up to be. [...more]

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When Google Gets It Wrong

When Google Gets It Wrong

Posted on Wednesday, September 12th, 2012 by

Louise is exasperated with Google's inability to show relevant results for local news. [...more]

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How to Manage Your Search Strategy During Unplanned Server Downtime

How to Manage Your Search Strategy During Unplanned Server Downtime

Posted on Tuesday, September 11th, 2012 by

Jessica gives you the plan for managing your search campaigns when your web hosting company has an outage. [...more]

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Google’s Knowledge Graph adds more <del style='color:grey;font-weight:normal;'> crap </del> information to your SERP

Google’s Knowledge Graph adds more  crap  information to your SERP

Posted on Thursday, September 6th, 2012 by

Grant Simmons dissects (criticizes) Google's expansion of the Knowledge Graph with a suggestion of maybe enough is enough. [...more]

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Icy Road Ahead with Penguin Updates on the Way

Icy Road Ahead with Penguin Updates on the Way

Posted on Thursday, September 6th, 2012 by

Taylor gives us the low down on what's to come with Penguin updates. Spoiler: It might be a rocky road. [...more]

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Search and Destroy: Ep.6 – Searching For The State of SEO

Search and Destroy: Ep.6 – Searching For The State of SEO

Posted on Wednesday, September 5th, 2012 by

David and Greg host a very special state of SEO round table...and try to guess which animal Google will use for the next algorithm update. [...more]

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Death to the Blog!

Death to the Blog!

Posted on Wednesday, August 29th, 2012 by

David schools all you marketers who think you know how to run a blog. Think again! [...more]

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Merely A Flesh Wound: Facebook Is Not a Google Search Killer

Merely A Flesh Wound: Facebook Is Not a Google Search Killer

Posted on Thursday, August 23rd, 2012 by

Grant assuages fears that Facebook is planning a total takeover of Search. [...more]

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SEO Ain’t Free, Y’all

SEO Ain’t Free, Y’all

Posted on Friday, August 17th, 2012 by

In her debut post, Taylor explores the value of SEO with Blekko's new paid SEO tools and services. [...more]

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Interview with AJ Kohn

Interview with AJ Kohn

Posted on Thursday, August 9th, 2012 by

Erik Freeman sits down with SEO expert and blogger AJ Kohn for an interview on the future of SEO. [...more]

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Gain Visibility in Search Without Big Money

Gain Visibility in Search Without Big Money

Posted on Thursday, August 2nd, 2012 by

Jessica explains that you don't really need to be spending all that cash to be found online anymore. You just need a more refined strategy. [...more]

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Bing, The Olympics and a Missed Opportunity – an Editorial

Bing, The Olympics and a Missed Opportunity – an Editorial

Posted on Tuesday, July 31st, 2012 by

David is pulling his hair out wondering why Bing hasn't capitalized on the Olympics more. [...more]

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SEO Ain’t Dead, Y’all

SEO Ain’t Dead, Y’all

Posted on Friday, July 27th, 2012 by

Josh refutes the assumption that SEO is dead. Hasn't anyone heard of evolution? [...more]

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“What’s Your #1 Rule of SEO?” – The Search Agency’s Experts Weigh In

“What’s Your #1 Rule of SEO?” – The Search Agency’s Experts Weigh In

Posted on Friday, July 6th, 2012 by

Jessica and Tom survey The Search Agency's SEO experts for their #1 SEO Rules. [...more]

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The Future of Search

The Future of Search

Posted on Thursday, July 5th, 2012 by

Grant Simmons talks about the future of Google, search, and social. Watch his interview on WebProNews today. [...more]

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Mad Men 2.0: Why Social Media and SEO Are the New Traditional Advertising and How You Can Keep Up

Mad Men 2.0: Why Social Media and SEO Are the New Traditional Advertising and How You Can Keep Up

Posted on Tuesday, July 3rd, 2012 by

David explains how the spirit Mad Men portrays is not dead at all. In fact, it’s more alive than ever before…specifically in Social Media and SEO. [...more]

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An SEO Lesson from Google Now: Get your Butts on Google+ Local NOW

An SEO Lesson from Google Now: Get your Butts on Google+ Local NOW

Posted on Friday, June 29th, 2012 by

Jessica shares some tidbits from the Google I/O conference about Google Now, Siri's newest competitor. [...more]

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