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How to Use Coupon Codes to Promote your business

How to Use Coupon Codes to Promote your business

If you are an run an online ecommerce program, it's very likely that you have come up against the coupon ...
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Why Google Doesn't Like to Talk About Updates

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 ...
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How to Build an Affiliate Website Google Doesn't Hate

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 ...
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How To Silo Your Website: The Footer

How To Silo Your Website: The Footer

This post is part of a series on How to Silo Your Website. The other parts in the series are: ...
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How To Silo Your Website:The Sidebar

How To Silo Your Website:The Sidebar

The following post is part of a series on How to Silo Your Website. You should review, How to Silo ...
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How to Silo Your Website: The Content

How to Silo Your Website: The Content

The following is part of the series How To Silo Your Website. Be sure you have read parts one and ...
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How To Silo Your Website: The Masthead

How To Silo Your Website: The Masthead

One of the more powerful tools an SEO can use when setting up or fixing an existing website is siloing ...
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How Google Plans to Steal More of Your Traffic

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 ...
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Creating Microsites for ORM

Creating Microsites for ORM

Generally speaking, Using Microsites is a bad idea. However, Using Microsites is a good idea is when you are conducting ...
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HCards, Microformats and Address Data does it Matter for SEO

HCards, Microformats and Address Data does it Matter for SEO

A few weeks ago @etnainteractive asked me a question on twitter about HCards and Microformats, and do they matter for ...
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Optimizing for Creative Commons Images

Optimizing for Creative Commons Images

The following post is part of a series on image optimization. In this post we're going to look at optimization ...
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Outbound Linking Can Boost Rankings

Outbound Linking Can Boost Rankings

Many of the poorly ranking websites that I am asked to fix share a common problem - they do not ...
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Content Farms - What You Can Learn and Apply

Content Farms – What You Can Learn and Apply

While Google has taken action against content farms, from a strategic perspective I still think there are lessons that every ...
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How I Create and Manage A Wordpress Website

How I Create and Manage A WordPress Website

While I do have some issues with Wordpress, it is one of my favorite CMS tools, because it's easy to ...
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How to Add Singular and Plural Keywords to Your Page Titles

How to Add Singular and Plural Keywords to Your Page Titles

This post is a short response to a question I received via email last week. The question was how to ...
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How to Create a Custom 404 Page

How to Create a Custom 404 Page

If you've spent any time on the internet, chances are you've seen silly, funny, or just plain insane custom 404 ...
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How to Optimize Your Images For Search Engine Traffic

How to Optimize Your Images For Search Engine Traffic

The following is part of a multiple part series covering image optimization techniques. This article is intended for beginners through ...
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Google FINALLY Admits That GWO Could F*** Up Your Rankings

Google FINALLY Admits That GWO Could F*** Up Your Rankings

Google's official line on their Google Website Optimizer (GWO) A/B testing tool was that using it would not make your ...
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Why You Should Blog Less and Update More

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 ...
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Using Tags for Better Ad Targeting on Your Blog

When you're running a blog with affiliate links, one of the key factors that can increase your conversions, help you ...
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Simple Websites

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 ...
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How to Choose Keywords for Your Blog

How to Choose Keywords for Your Blog

How to choose keywords for your blog? If you've ever seen me at a conference, giving a presentation, or ranting ...
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Shopping Cart SEO Tips

Shopping Cart SEO Tips

When you run an online ecommerce store with a shopping cart, it's quite easy for your architecture and URL's to ...
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Why You Can Almost Guarantee Google is Using Your Analytics Data

Why You Can Almost Guarantee Google is Using Your Analytics Data

While many webmasters and publishers use Google analytics without a second thought, smart publishers, marketers, and SEOs are left to ...
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Tips to Prevent Negative SEO

Tips to Prevent Negative SEO

In mid July of 2012, Google sent out a wave of "unnatural linking warnings" to many webmasters. They later said ...
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How to Integrate Advertising into Your Blog

How to Integrate Advertising into Your Blog

So you've been blogging for a while, your getting some links, traffic is growing, but your blog isn't making any ...
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The Epic Failure of Google+

The Epic Failure of Google+

In the past, I've not been shy about hiding my dislike for some of Google's practices. In fact, I've called ...
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Is Google Playing Monkey Games With Real Time Search

Is Google Playing Monkey Games With Real Time Search

Last week Google launched real time SERP's, which included the possibility for twitter and facebook updates to appear in searches ...
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How Small and Local Businesses Can Use Facebook

How Small and Local Businesses Can Use Facebook

If there's one aspect of social media that mainstream press seems to love, it's Facebook. For this post we're going ...
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How to Speed Up Your Wordpress Website

How to Speed Up Your WordPress Website

"out of the box" wordpress is neither SEO friendly, or configured for performance...Right now, wordpress is running on over 10 ...
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Why You Need Different Templates for Your Website

Why You Need Different Templates for Your Website

Recently I've been talking with some friends who don't fit into the traditional SEO, publisher, or writer-with-delusional-dreams-of-becoming-a-famous-blogging-rock-star categories. They want ...
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How to Do A Content Audit of Your Website

How to Do A Content Audit of Your Website

If you have a website that's been around for a few years and you're looking for ways to make some ...
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Don't Put All Your Eggs in the Facebook Basket

Don’t Put All Your Eggs in the Facebook Basket

While Facebook may be a hot marketing tool right now, there is danger in putting too much effort into making ...
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How to Be a Good Content Curator

How to Be a Good Content Curator

Being a good content curator or curating good content is one of the latest social media buzz terms to emerge ...
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Top Posts From 2010

Top Posts From 2010

As 2010 draws to a close I'd like to thank you, the readers who come here a few times a ...
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Why Everyone Should Turn Off Blog Comments

Why Everyone Should Turn Off Blog Comments

In the past I've spoken about why I turned off blog comments, but it was mostly from a time/labor perspective ...
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Why Google Thinks SPYW is a Good Idea and You Probably Don't

Why Google Thinks SPYW is a Good Idea and You Probably Don’t

In a recent statement Larry Page said if you don't get SPYW then maybe you shouldn't work at Google. To ...
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Cloaking Affiliate Links, How and Why

Cloaking Affiliate Links, How and Why

Today's topic is one that gets asked about pretty regularly, should I cloak my affiliate links to search engines, why ...
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A Look at Full and Partial Feeds in an Increasingly Mobile World

A Look at Full and Partial Feeds in an Increasingly Mobile World

As of July 2012 I no longer recommend using this tactic, as it creates too many low quality links to ...
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Google Traffic - Confusing Love and Money

Google Traffic – Confusing Love and Money

I recently came across an article that was bemoaning the fact that the travel blogging space has become overrun with ...
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Running A Seasonal Website

Running A Seasonal Website

While running multiple websites isn't a strategy I recommend for beginners, it is something experienced publishers and SEO's can do ...
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Building a Mobile Website Should be Your #1 IT Project

Building a Mobile Website Should be Your #1 IT Project

If I had the ability to reach through the screen, grab you by the shoulders, look you in the eye, ...
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How to Use a How to Article

How to Use a How to Article

If you work on any aspect of SEO, Internet marketing, PPC, or social media, chances are good that you've come ...
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Adding Revenue Streams Into Your Website or Blog

Adding Revenue Streams Into Your Website or Blog

One of my more popular posts from 2010 was about How to Integrate Advertising into Your Blog. In this post, ...
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Using Social Media Profiles for ORM

Using Social Media Profiles for ORM

Whenever you are involved in an ORM (Online Reputation Management) campaign, your goal is to displace negative results in the ...
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Why Website Owners Should Be Using Pinterest

Why Website Owners Should Be Using Pinterest

A lot has been said and written about Pinterest in the past few weeks and months, from how marketers can ...
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How Long Should Page Titles Be - The Social Media Factor

How Long Should Page Titles Be – The Social Media Factor

Ever since the early days of SEO, the ideal title length has been the subject of much debate. Back then, ...
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How to Create an Amazing About Us Page

How to Create an Amazing About Us Page

About Us pages are one of the essential elements of a trusted website (see How to Make Your Website Seem ...
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How to Cross Post From Twitter to Your Facebook Page

How to Cross Post From Twitter to Your Facebook Page

One of the questions I get asked by clients who are developing a social media strategy is should I cross ...
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Building a Niche Website

Building a Niche Website

Tips on how to build a successful niche website, that is easy to run and doesn't require much maintenance ...
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How to Add Search Shortcuts to Google Chrome.

How to Add Search Shortcuts to Google Chrome.

Last week Danny Sullivan twittered he was looking for a creative commons image to use. Christine Churchill poked a little ...
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FeedProxy.Google.com What The Heck is That

FeedProxy.Google.com What The Heck is That

So What the heck is feedproxy.google.com why is it out there, what's it being used for, why is google letting ...
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How Google Plans to Steal More of Your Traffic

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 ...
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Why Big Brand Media Sites Are The Real Cesspool of the Internet

Eric Schmidt of Google famously remarked last year that "The internet is fast becoming a cesspool where false information thrives" ...
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Behold the Power of Authority

Behold the Power of Authority

It's been interesting to watch [Eco-Friendly Flip Flops] ...
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Optimal Titles: SEO Case Study

Optimal Titles: SEO Case Study

SEO Case Study: Optimal Title Structure Experiment: To determine what the optimal structure is for a title soley for page ...
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Google FINALLY Admits That GWO Could F*** Up Your Rankings

Google FINALLY Admits That GWO Could F*** Up Your Rankings

Google's official line on their Google Website Optimizer (GWO) A/B testing tool was that using it would not make your ...
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AdSense Arbitrage: Tips, Tricks and Secrets

AdSense Arbitrage: Tips, Tricks and Secrets

If you frequent any of the AdSense forums chances are you've come across the phrase 'AdSense Arbitrage', while it's been ...
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Why You Can Almost Guarantee Google is Using Your Analytics Data

Why You Can Almost Guarantee Google is Using Your Analytics Data

While many webmasters and publishers use Google analytics without a second thought, smart publishers, marketers, and SEOs are left to ...
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SEO Case Study: Outbound Links

SEO Case Study: Outbound Links

SEO Case Study: Outbound Links Experiment: To determine if outbound links help a page rank for a term hypothesis: By ...
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Google and Deep Crawling

Google and Deep Crawling

I'm having quite a bit of difficulty getting deep crawls from Google recently. Adding new subdomains to existing sites in ...
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The Epic Failure of Google+

The Epic Failure of Google+

In the past, I've not been shy about hiding my dislike for some of Google's practices. In fact, I've called ...
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Is Google Playing Monkey Games With Real Time Search

Is Google Playing Monkey Games With Real Time Search

Last week Google launched real time SERP's, which included the possibility for twitter and facebook updates to appear in searches ...
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Paid Links, Pubcon and Matt Cutts

Paid Links, Pubcon and Matt Cutts

I went to two sessions today where Matt Cutts was speaking. First let me say whatever they are paying him ...
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Google Javascript Bot Kill Your Website

How Google’s Javascript Bot Can Kill Your Website

In recent years due to developers misguided attempts to make the web a more interesting place with things like JavaScript ...
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Why Google Thinks SPYW is a Good Idea and You Probably Don't

Why Google Thinks SPYW is a Good Idea and You Probably Don’t

In a recent statement Larry Page said if you don't get SPYW then maybe you shouldn't work at Google. To ...
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Eco-Friendly Flip-Flops

Eco-Friendly Flip-Flops

Eco-Friendly Flip-Flops are all the rage in cyberspace, virtual communities, and the search engine world. QuadsZilla is looking for Eco-Friendly ...
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Google Traffic - Confusing Love and Money

Google Traffic – Confusing Love and Money

I recently came across an article that was bemoaning the fact that the travel blogging space has become overrun with ...
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Google News is Getting the Date Wrong on Old News Stories

Google News is Getting the Date Wrong on Old News Stories

Last week there was a bit of a brouhaha over Google news incorrectly giving the wrong date for a news ...
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How Google Profiles SEO's

How Google Profiles SEO’s

At SMX one of the more contentious subjects was the debate over Google's Android Phone giveaway, and demonstration that they ...
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The Importance of Testing in SEO

The Importance of Testing in SEO

As a WebmasterWorld Moderator for the Google SEO section I am asked questions everyday and honestly most of them really ...
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Google Knows Where I Live

Google Knows Where I Live

Last night I was using Google Maps to get directions and noticed a new feature, a camera icon located next ...
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Adsense Arbitrage: Automation and Button Pushing

As we saw in part II AdSense Arbitrage: Keyword Selection, finding the right set of circumstances where AdSense Arbitrage is ...
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Matt Cutts on Link Brothels

Matt Cutts on Link Brothels

So one of the more interesting panels at Pubcon was the organic site review with panelists, Tim Mayer, Matt Cutts, ...
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How Google is Filled With Hypocrisy and Will Steal Your Intellectual Property

How Google is Filled With Hypocrisy and Will Steal Your Intellectual Property

If there is one thing Google is good at, it's framing themselves and their actions as being "good for the ...
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How Google Continues to Kill Organic Results

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 ...
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Is Having a High Exit Rate Bad

Is Having a High Exit Rate Bad

Is having a high exit rate bad? In pursuit determining whether Google is using analytics data to ranks SERPS, many ...
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Google Search Tricks, Tips and Hints

Google Search Tricks, Tips and Hints

Even though I work in the search engine space I have a lot of the same bad search habits that ...
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How Google Calendar Can Screw Up Appointments When Changing Timezones

While I don't make my use of Google products like Google Apps and Google Reader secret it still continues to ...
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 Google Trust and Librarians

Google Trust and Librarians

So what websites does Google trust? Well we all have our own theories, but I think there are a few ...
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Is a High Bounce Rate Bad?

Is a High Bounce Rate Bad?

Is having a high bounce rate bad? It depends. In this post, we will be looking at bounce rate in ...
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How to Turn Off Personalized Search in Google Chrome

With the impending arrival of Google OS I've been spending more time in Google Chrome, and figuring out how to ...
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Serendipity ... It's What's Missing From Personalized Search

Serendipity … It’s What’s Missing From Personalized Search

I've spoken in the past about my concerns with Google's personalized search. Last week I came across an article in ...
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Google Local Suggest Nearly Broken and Mostly Useless

Google Local Suggest Nearly Broken and Mostly Useless

Chances are you've seen me complain about Google local suggest throwing local results in for queries that shouldn't be local ...
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The Need For Better Communication From Google

The Need For Better Communication From Google

As a company, Google tends to favor automation, whether it's in Adwords, organic algorithm updates, or dealing with the public ...
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Google Suggest - Broken and Filled with Porn and Children

Google Suggest – Broken and Filled with Porn and Children

In recent weeks Google has been launching a higher than usual amount of new products. Many will say they are ...
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Google is Not My Mother, and Should Kill Personalized Search

Google is Not My Mother, and Should Kill Personalized Search

If Aaron's correct that they are increasing personalized search and turning off notification, and I have no reason to doubt ...
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Side Effects of a DMOZ listing

Side Effects of a DMOZ listing

Much has been said about having a listing in DMOZ, whether it's important or not, whether it's necessary, or how ...
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Google SERP for Wiki Jacking

Boy it sure is a good thing we have wikipedia around so Google can use it to provide relevant results ...
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Wikipedia Invades Google News

The following screen shot has to be seen to be believed 7 wikipedia articles listed as news sources in google ...
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Google the Answer Engine

Google the Answer Engine

One of the topics that emerged from Pubcon was "Should SEO's Focus on Where Google is Heading", and I'm going ...
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How I Got Lost Using Google Maps and the iPhone

Over the years chances are you've seen stories about Google Maps or similar services sending people off course, sometimes by ...
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How Can So Many PHD's Be So Wrong

How Can So Many PHD’s Be So Wrong

There's a famous saying that if you put enough chimpanzees in front of enough typewriters eventually you'll end up with ...
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Why Google's +1 Needs an On Page Component

Why Google’s +1 Needs an On Page Component

Last week Google announced a new addition to the search engine results page: the +1 button. While there was a ...
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Why Google Wants to be in Your Wallet and Drive Your Car

Why Google Wants to be in Your Wallet and Drive Your Car

When I talk with people who aren't involved with internet marketing about Google, I'm surprised by the amount of trust ...
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Google Throws Publishers Under Bus with Prerendering of Pages

Google Throws Publishers Under Bus with Prerendering of Pages

Google recently announced they will start to pre-render pages in Chrome to "improve the user experience." IMHO this represents nothing ...
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Google Needs to Stop Being a Crybaby About Paid Links

The following post is a response to Matt Cutts blog and the Official Google Blog, please stop being a bunch ...
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When Google Gets Duplicate Content Wrong

When Google Gets Duplicate Content Wrong

There's lots of hand wringing among publishers about duplicate content, and how other people who are authorized to syndicate, and ...
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The Google Holiday Update Conspiracy Theory

The Google Holiday Update Conspiracy Theory

For the past few years, right before the prime 4th quarter holiday selling period, Google pushes out an update that ...
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I’m Just Tired of Craigslist and Wikipedia’s in Commercial Serps

If I'm looking for [private jet long island] chances are I don't want to see craigslist crap nor do I ...
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Why Google Doesn't Like to Talk About Updates

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 ...
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How To Silo Your Website: The Footer

How To Silo Your Website: The Footer

This post is part of a series on How to Silo Your Website. The other parts in the series are: ...
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How To Silo Your Website:The Sidebar

How To Silo Your Website:The Sidebar

The following post is part of a series on How to Silo Your Website. You should review, How to Silo ...
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How to Silo Your Website: The Content

How to Silo Your Website: The Content

The following is part of the series How To Silo Your Website. Be sure you have read parts one and ...
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How To Silo Your Website: The Masthead

How To Silo Your Website: The Masthead

One of the more powerful tools an SEO can use when setting up or fixing an existing website is siloing ...
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Why You Should Avoid Numbers in Your URL

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 ...
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How To Get Customer Reviews on Your Website

How To Get Customer Reviews on Your Website

While UGC and Reviews can often be a mixed blessing, as long as Google continues to reward rich snippets with ...
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How to Get Reviews For Your Website

How to Get Reviews For Your Website

Reviews are an extremely powerful asset for many websites. They can provide a continual stream of fresh, new, and unique ...
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Creating Microsites for ORM

Creating Microsites for ORM

Generally speaking, Using Microsites is a bad idea. However, Using Microsites is a good idea is when you are conducting ...
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Information Architecture for Dummies

Yeah yeah I know some of you think I wear my jammies all day, goof off and blog constantly, but ...
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Reverse Mad Libs SEO

Reverse Mad Libs SEO

Here's another quick and fast tip for you ... people have habits. They are also repetitive and like to keep ...
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Corporate Black Hat SEO Terminology

Corporate Black Hat SEO Terminology

So now that more and more companies are getting involved in one form or another of search marketing, chances are ...
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Where to Get Photos for Your Website or Blog

Where to Get Photos for Your Website or Blog

The following is part of a series on image optimization. In this post we're going to be looking at sources ...
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HCards, Microformats and Address Data does it Matter for SEO

HCards, Microformats and Address Data does it Matter for SEO

A few weeks ago @etnainteractive asked me a question on twitter about HCards and Microformats, and do they matter for ...
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Optimizing for Creative Commons Images

Optimizing for Creative Commons Images

The following post is part of a series on image optimization. In this post we're going to look at optimization ...
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Optimal Titles: SEO Case Study

Optimal Titles: SEO Case Study

SEO Case Study: Optimal Title Structure Experiment: To determine what the optimal structure is for a title soley for page ...
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Outbound Linking Can Boost Rankings

Outbound Linking Can Boost Rankings

Many of the poorly ranking websites that I am asked to fix share a common problem - they do not ...
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Content Farms - What You Can Learn and Apply

Content Farms – What You Can Learn and Apply

While Google has taken action against content farms, from a strategic perspective I still think there are lessons that every ...
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How to Add Singular and Plural Keywords to Your Page Titles

How to Add Singular and Plural Keywords to Your Page Titles

This post is a short response to a question I received via email last week. The question was how to ...
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How to Create a Custom 404 Page

How to Create a Custom 404 Page

If you've spent any time on the internet, chances are you've seen silly, funny, or just plain insane custom 404 ...
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Simple Websites

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 ...
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Shopping Cart SEO Tips

Shopping Cart SEO Tips

When you run an online ecommerce store with a shopping cart, it's quite easy for your architecture and URL's to ...
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SEO Case Study: Outbound Links

SEO Case Study: Outbound Links

SEO Case Study: Outbound Links Experiment: To determine if outbound links help a page rank for a term hypothesis: By ...
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How Google is Reverse Engineering Page Dates

How Google is Reverse Engineering Page Dates

In recent weeks I've noticed a disturbing new trend in Google SERP's: Google has become much more aggressive at trying ...
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Raven SEO Tools Review - Getting Started With Keywords

Raven SEO Tools Review – Getting Started With Keywords

I've been spending some quality time with Raven Tools, and I thought I'd turn it into a tutorial series to ...
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Developing Websites, Posts and Niches From the News

Developing Websites, Posts and Niches From the News

When you're looking for new websites to develop or to expand existing websites into new and profitable niches, the news ...
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How to Handle Old Directory Listings, Links and off Topic Traffic

How to Handle Old Directory Listings, Links and off Topic Traffic

Today's post is another answer to a question--this time from Nathan Schubert, who wants to know what you should do ...
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Google and Deep Crawling

Google and Deep Crawling

I'm having quite a bit of difficulty getting deep crawls from Google recently. Adding new subdomains to existing sites in ...
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Tips to Prevent Negative SEO

Tips to Prevent Negative SEO

In mid July of 2012, Google sent out a wave of "unnatural linking warnings" to many webmasters. They later said ...
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Use Scribe SEO to Optimize Your Wordpress Posts

Use Scribe SEO to Optimize Your WordPress Posts

As you know I'm a big fan of the Wordpress platform. Although it's not the most optimal platform, there's no ...
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Creating Head & Tail Content

Creating Head & Tail Content

Although I have mentioned head & tail content on this blog a few times, I haven't devoted an entire post ...
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Detect Mobile Devices? Are You Cloaking Your Way To Bad Usability?

Detect Mobile Devices? Are You Cloaking Your Way To Bad Usability?

Gab Goldenberg wrote the Beginner's Guide to Remote Usability Testing and about the mobile usability of text fields for Usability ...
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Why You Need Different Templates for Your Website

Why You Need Different Templates for Your Website

Recently I've been talking with some friends who don't fit into the traditional SEO, publisher, or writer-with-delusional-dreams-of-becoming-a-famous-blogging-rock-star categories. They want ...
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How to Do A Content Audit of Your Website

How to Do A Content Audit of Your Website

If you have a website that's been around for a few years and you're looking for ways to make some ...
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Mini Skirts and Home Pages

Mini Skirts and Home Pages

Over at HighRankings.com there is a forum thread about much copy there should be on your homepage and whether there ...
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The Role Social Media Plays In Crawling a Website

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 ...
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Predictive SEO

Predictive SEO

Many moons ago I was a draftsman/CAD (Computer Aided Design) operator for an HVAC (Heating Ventilating and Air Conditioning) engineering ...
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Top Posts From 2010

Top Posts From 2010

As 2010 draws to a close I'd like to thank you, the readers who come here a few times a ...
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Paid Links, Pubcon and Matt Cutts

Paid Links, Pubcon and Matt Cutts

I went to two sessions today where Matt Cutts was speaking. First let me say whatever they are paying him ...
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Rot-13 and Google

Rot-13 and Google

You know one of the things that really gets my feathers all ruffled is people only giving half of the ...
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Why Everyone Should Turn Off Blog Comments

Why Everyone Should Turn Off Blog Comments

In the past I've spoken about why I turned off blog comments, but it was mostly from a time/labor perspective ...
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Wordpress SEO: How to Use RSS and Scrapers to Build Links

WordPress SEO: How to Use RSS and Scrapers to Build Links

As of July 2012 I no longer recommend using this tactic, as it creates too many low quality links to ...
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How Mturk Protects My Site from Panda

How Mturk Protects My Site from Panda

Because Google’s Panda filter has so dramatically impacted many websites, there is a lot of speculation about which specific triggers ...
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How Often Should You Update Evergreen Content

How Often Should You Update Evergreen Content

The idea of evergreen content is that it is essentially unchanging, intended to last "a long time,"and have little or ...
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Eco-Friendly Flip-Flops

Eco-Friendly Flip-Flops

Eco-Friendly Flip-Flops are all the rage in cyberspace, virtual communities, and the search engine world. QuadsZilla is looking for Eco-Friendly ...
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Optimizing Wordpress Page Titles, Post Titles and Page Slugs

Optimizing WordPress Page Titles, Post Titles and Page Slugs

While wordpress is one of my favorite CMS platforms, out of the box it isn't search engine optimized. Combine this ...
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Running A Seasonal Website

Running A Seasonal Website

While running multiple websites isn't a strategy I recommend for beginners, it is something experienced publishers and SEO's can do ...
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Mr Ploppy and Other Tools

Mr Ploppy and Other Tools

That rapscallion of SEO Mr. Ploppy is at again with a list cool tools. My favorite is the Class C ...
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How to Create an Amazing About Us Page

How to Create an Amazing About Us Page

About Us pages are one of the essential elements of a trusted website (see How to Make Your Website Seem ...
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Liechtenstein Meets Long Island on the WWW

Liechtenstein Meets Long Island on the WWW

One of the things that always makes me think outside of the box is when "the real world" and "my ...
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