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Grant’s Rants: There Are No SEO Guarantees!

Grant’s Rants: There Are No SEO Guarantees!

In our third episode of Grant's Rants, Grant "discusses" the variability (and volatility!) of Search Engine Optimization (SEO) results. [...more]

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Are You SEO Ready for the Upcoming Real Estate Season?

Are You SEO Ready for the Upcoming Real Estate Season?

Real estate expert, MJ, weighs in on past and current search marketing trends for the real estate industry and asks: "Are you SEO ready for the upcoming busy season?" [...more]

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Grant’s Rants: Content Marketing

Grant’s Rants: Content Marketing

In this week's "California State Park" episode of Grant's Rants, Grant is ranting about labeling content marketing a new practice (when it's really an old practice done a whole lot better!). [...more]

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Grant’s Rants – Penguin 2.0

Grant’s Rants – Penguin 2.0

We are debuting our new blog series, Grant's Rants, where Director of SEO Product, Grant Simmons, rants and raves about the current search marketing landscape. Here is episode one! [...more]

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Insights from the SMX Twitter Stream – 140 Character Bites from SMX London

Insights from the SMX Twitter Stream – 140 Character Bites from SMX London

Grant crossed the pond to attend SMX London and came back with lots of insightful information (and the title of: SMX London's Most Prolific Tweeter"). Tweets, takeaways, and merriment within! [...more]

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Search Marketing for Subscription Businesses

Search Marketing for Subscription Businesses

Have you noticed the boom in monthly subscription services? In this post, Alec describes the recent revival of subscription based businesses and the challenges that many business owners face when determining efficient online marketing strategies for this unique business model. [...more]

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5 Takeaways from the iMedia Agency Summit

5 Takeaways from the iMedia Agency Summit

After returning from iMedia's Agency Summit, Delia offers 5 takeaways from this year's gathering. [...more]

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Search Engine Optimism: Breaking Up Is Hard to Do

Search Engine Optimism: Breaking Up Is Hard to Do

While some claim that sites may never, ever recover from Google's Penguin, Holly is optimistic. Here she explains why SEO is not a "never, ever" type of scenario. [...more]

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5 Takeaways from Search Insider Summit 2013

5 Takeaways from Search Insider Summit 2013

After returning from Media Post's Search Insider Summit, Grant sums up his key takeaways from the conference and shares his Search 3.0 Panel video with us. [...more]

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Ask the Expert: Content Marketing Webinar Q&A with David Waterman

Ask the Expert: Content Marketing Webinar Q&A with David Waterman

If you missed David Waterman's webinar, "Content Marketing: Not Just Hype (Unless You Make It That Way)" last week, fear not! Here are his answers to the audiences' burning questions about implementing a successful content marketing plan. [...more]

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Content Marketing – Not Just Hype (Unless You Make It That Way)

Content Marketing – Not Just Hype (Unless You Make It That Way)

David has an upcoming webinar about how to use content marketing strategically and effectively. Register now! [...more]

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The Truth About Responsive Web Design: It’s Important

The Truth About Responsive Web Design: It’s Important

Responsive Web Design (RWD) has turned into quite the buzz word... but for good reason! Kirby explains the importance of RWD and the relative SEO benefits to marketers. [...more]

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The Search Agency Evaluates Celebrity Reach via “CoolRank”

The Search Agency Evaluates Celebrity Reach via “CoolRank”

After conducting preliminary research on a new engagement rank factor created by The Search Agency, Grant describes how CoolRank is calculated and what Google thinks of it. [...more]

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Google Sports a New Look: The Integration of the March Madness Answer Card

Google Sports a New Look: The Integration of the March Madness Answer Card

March Madness is getting even more mad with the help of Google's new March Madness Answer Card. Christina explains how this addition affects organic listings, SEOs and, of course, sports fans. [...more]

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This is Not the Year of Big Data

This is Not the Year of Big Data

When big data companies report on trends like onesies being the most searched for terms during the holiday season, you have to wonder if this information is at all useful. In this post Daniel debates the legitimacy of calling this year "The Year or Big Data" and calls for every year to be "The Year of the Analyst". [...more]

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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

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?

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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SES Chicago Roundup: Screw Link Building

SES Chicago Roundup: Screw Link Building

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

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Gain Visibility in Search Without Big Money

Gain Visibility in Search Without Big Money

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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Fundamentals of Improving Organic Search Traffic Conversions

Fundamentals of Improving Organic Search Traffic Conversions

David explains why landing page optimization is an important part of any SEO strategy. [...more]

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eRetailers Winning Customers at the Zero Moment of Truth

eRetailers Winning Customers at the Zero Moment of Truth

Didn't have the chance to join us for our webinar on ZMOT? Don't worry, you can learn about winning customers at ZMOT and driving ROI here and by watching our presentation online. [...more]

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Google Penguin Update Continues Assault on Black Hat SEO

Google Penguin Update Continues Assault on Black Hat SEO

Mark provides insights into Google's recent Penguin update: how to determine if you were hit, how to recover if you were, and how to protect your site from future algorithm updates. [...more]

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The Week We Searched For- April 6, 2012

The Week We Searched For- April 6, 2012

In this week's news, Google unveils Project Glass, Facebook sues Yahoo for patent infringement, and Google introduces Conversion Tracking for Ad Extensions. [...more]

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An Interview with Erik Freeman

An Interview with Erik Freeman

Erik sat down with The Search Agency to discuss recent changes in Google's linking algorithm and the future of SEO and Brand Building. [...more]

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Content Creation for SEO and Brand Building

Content Creation for SEO and Brand Building

SEO and Brand Building strategies don't always align. Increasingly, though, marketers need to integrate these strategies to provide their customers with a consistent brand experience and quality content online in order to promote authentic relationships and drive organic search results. [...more]

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SEO and Brand Building

SEO and Brand Building

SEO and Brand Building have often stood in opposition, but with Google's attacks on paid links, bridging the gap is more important than ever. Erik discusses building online authority through a strong online brand and authentic content. [...more]

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SEO Website Migration Checklist

SEO Website Migration Checklist

Planning a website migration or redesign? Our SEO Website Migration Checklist is a must-read for ensuring that your migration doesn't negatively impact traffic or your customers' on-site user experience. [...more]

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Interview with Mark Fillmore- March 2012

Interview with Mark Fillmore- March 2012

Mark Fillmore, Group Account Director at The Search Agency, sat down with The Search Agents to discuss the importance of approaching a website migration or a site redesign from an SEO perspective. [...more]

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Where Rick Santorum’s Online Campaign Went Wrong

Where Rick Santorum’s Online Campaign Went Wrong

We've all been hearing about Rick Santorum. Follow SEM Creative Editor Kerrie Tills, as she explains where his online campaign went wrong. [...more]

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Even Google makes SEO title tag mistakes

Even Google makes SEO title tag mistakes

Even the company that wrote the book on SEO fundamentals can make the occasional slip up. [...more]

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