In this week's episode, Grant is ranting about the recent suggestions webmasters gave in response to Matt Cutts' asking for Google's Webmaster Tools' improvements. Among the most common suggestions from webmasters was better control of sitelinks selection. However, Grant suggests that increased control over sitelinks would result in decreased user experience and potentially lazy webmasters. [...more]
This is a special episode of Grant's Rants featuring awesome Halloween costumes, a dancing SEO, and kudos to Matt Cutts for clarifying an old school SEO question this week: Do larger sites with more pages rank better?
In this week's episode, Grant warns SEOs to take the advice of industry experts with a grain of salt.
The SEO Lamp laments the loss of its beloved Crap Content Gang, a boorish group of online hoodlums killed off by Google's big bad Panda. [...more]
Google's Matt Cutts delivered the keynote presentation at PubCon, reiterating some common themes of the past few months and offering a few new ideas for SEOs to chew on. [...more]
With the range of search marketing and social media conferences available these days, it can be hard to decipher which ones are good and which ones are great. According to David, PubCon is one of the great conferences. Read more to find out why... [...more]
Contrary to popular belief, the SEO sky isn’t falling even after Google rolled out its latest algorithm update this week. [...more]
In the Sunday edition of the New York Times’ David Segal authored an investigatory piece on JCPenney’s SEO rankings that goes deep into Black Hat practices. What's revealing about the article isn't its description of paid linking schemes, but rather the mainstream interest in the details of SEO. [...more]
Matt Cutts recently offered his 2010 search predictions. Is the future of SEO as promising as he suggests? [...more]
With Halloween fast approaching, here are some last-minute costume ideas sure to make you the talk of your office party. [...more]
If you’re an SEO like me then you’re concerned with links. If the right links point at your site in the right way your rankings will improve. You’ve read a thousand blogs and and every one of them is yammering on about paid links. Let's cut through the chatter and get to the facts about one of SEO's most controversial topics. [...more]
If you want to have a complete understanding of SEO, you need to stop relying on other people’s advice and create your own website. Having your own site is basically a big sandbox for you to develop your craft. [...more]
I hate to admit, but I had a lot of trouble coming up with a blog topic after 3 days at SES. And then I met Matt Cutts... [...more]
In the world of SEO, it often seems SEO’s are constantly chasing the next big thing to exploit. The most recent flavor of the month from the most recent SMX Advanced conference was PageRank sculpting. [...more]
Does an investment in SEO mean having to wait months to see results? Not if you follow these best practices for refreshing content and taking advantage of seasonal changes in organic search traffic. [...more]
When Ben Bernanke talks of the economy grown men have been known to break into applause or leap from windows.
When Matt Cutts flaps his SEO wings in Singapore, a tidal wave hits New York.
Such are the influence of today's influencers... read on. [...more]