Internet Marketing Tips, Suggestions, & Ramblings

Sometimes, whether through manual spam or algorithmic changes, a site will violate Google Quality Guidelines. If your site violates these guidelines and you’ve received a notification in Google Webmaster Tools, it’s time to go in and fix those backlink-related problems. Once you’ve done that, you need to file a reconsideration request. Here are some common […]

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What’s a hreflang? Besides being one of those crazy noises you make when you first wake up in the morning, “hreflang” is Google’s newest annotation. According to the Google Webmaster Central Blog, the new x-default hreflang attribute value signals to Google’s algorithms that the international landing page “doesn’t target any specific language or locale and […]

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37 SEO Updates You Should Know From 2012

By: | January 4, 2013 | View: 8606

2013 is here and 2012 is gone, but that doesn’t mean we aren’t still feeling the effects of Google’s updates in 2012. From Panda refreshes to Penguin updates, many different changes happened last year. Read on to learn about the 37 updates you should know about from 2012.

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Structured data is a hot topic in search engine optimization right now. If you hang around the water cooler at SEO Inc. you’ll see people up in arms about the implications for CTR, more traffic and overall user experience regarding this new SEO element. Only adding to this flurry of exacerbated excitement, Google recently released […]

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Opinion: “Worse is Better”

By: | December 5, 2012 | View: 11184

  “The Rise of Worse is Better”[1] is an excerpt from a presentation by Richard P. Gabriel.[2] The entire presentation is about the programming language Lisp.[3] However, a smaller part contains an important observation with broader applications. Today, the following questions are subject to conversation: why has Google+ plateaued and Facebook continued to rise? Why don’t Microsoft’s […]

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Should I Park a Domain for SEO?

By: | November 12, 2012 | View: 4219

OK, you know you are going to build a website next year. You buy a domain and now you are considering what to do with it. Should you park the domain for SEO? Or should you write a little content and let it hangout? Or maybe you shouldn’t have anything there at all? This has […]

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