Internet Marketing Tips, Suggestions, & Ramblings

Negative SEO involves using black hat SEO not to improve your own rankings, but to destroy the rankings of another site. It’s usually the result of an unhappy competitor, but that’s not always the case. Most people have no problem playing by the rules and supporting one another, but that doesn’t mean you can’t fall […]

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Are you doing what you can by following best SEO practices and making sure your site is up to par with how the search engines are reading it? Are you still not seeing your site show up on the pages of Google and wondering why? Well, have you considered checking your backlink profile? Whoa, the […]

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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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Before we get into it, let me just address a question I’m sure most of you have: “Are directories still worth submitting to?” Amongst the sea of free-for-all, mostly useless directories that have been devalued by the search engines, there are still a few out there that one should submit to. Places such as dir.yahoo.com […]

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Is it true? Could it be? Are social media links actually starting to affect SEO? Well if Google Webmaster tools’ reporting is any indication of link recognition, then yeah, they are. But before we jump to conclusions, let’s elaborate on the topic a bit. We are now seeing that links which are present in Facebook, […]

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Building links may be the toughest part of search engine optimization. People literally ask me about it all the time. And they have every right to do so, because let’s face it, it is not an easy part of search engine marketing. Today, Matt Cutts released a new blog on effective techniques for link building […]

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