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Ghost Blogging is Dead. Long Live SEO!

Ghost Blogging is Dead. Long Live SEO!

Google's latest update sparks a spirited debate over whether SEO is alive and well or definitively undead. [...more]

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Social Signals and Google Rankings – Facebook and Twitter Out…Google+ In!

Social Signals and Google Rankings – Facebook and Twitter Out…Google+ In!

Google says they don't use Twitter and Facebook signals in their rankings, but what about Google+? [...more]

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Grant’s Rants: Hey Matt, Be Careful What You Ask For…

Grant’s Rants: Hey Matt, Be Careful What You Ask For…

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]

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Grant’s Rants: Old School SEO Questions, Halloween costumes and a dancing SEO

Grant’s Rants: Old School SEO Questions, Halloween costumes and a dancing SEO

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? [...more]

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Grant’s Rants: There Is No Magic Formula for Successful SEO

Grant’s Rants: There Is No Magic Formula for Successful SEO

In this week's episode, Grant warns SEOs to take the advice of industry experts with a grain of salt. [...more]

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2011 Year-end Reflection –  Lamenting the Death of the Crap Content Gang

2011 Year-end Reflection – Lamenting the Death of the Crap Content Gang

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]

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20 Tweets From Matt Cutts’ PubCon Las Vegas Keynote

20 Tweets From Matt Cutts’ PubCon Las Vegas Keynote

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]

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5 Things I’m Looking Forward To At PubCon 2011

5 Things I’m Looking Forward To At PubCon 2011

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]

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Chicken Little and SEO

Chicken Little and SEO

Contrary to popular belief, the SEO sky isn’t falling even after Google rolled out its latest algorithm update this week. [...more]

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Search’s dirty little secrets

Search’s dirty little secrets

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]

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Google’s Matt Cutts on the Future of SEO – Hacking?

Google’s Matt Cutts on the Future of SEO – Hacking?

Matt Cutts recently offered his 2010 search predictions. Is the future of SEO as promising as he suggests? [...more]

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Top 10 Online Marketing Costume Ideas

Top 10 Online Marketing Costume Ideas

With Halloween fast approaching, here are some last-minute costume ideas sure to make you the talk of your office party. [...more]

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The Key to Paid Linking Revealed

The Key to Paid Linking Revealed

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]

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Take Your SEO Knowledge to the Next Level

Take Your SEO Knowledge to the Next Level

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]

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Matt Cutts and I

Matt Cutts and I

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]

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PageRank Sculpting: Am I a Believer?

PageRank Sculpting: Am I a Believer?

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]

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SEO Results Can be Achieved More Quickly Than You Think

SEO Results Can be Achieved More Quickly Than You Think

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]

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Under the influence – Ben Bernanke and Matt Cutts threaten to change the world as we know it!

Under the influence – Ben Bernanke and Matt Cutts threaten to change the world as we know it!

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]

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