Archive for April, 2011


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Warning: For SEO Geeks Only

I just downloaded this very cool new ebook by Mike over at Distilled, called “Excel for SEO.” You may remember that I attended a Distilled conference in London last October, which was totally killer and I’ve since become a big fan of the company, which I  found via SEOMoz. These guys know their stuff. What […]

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SEO Content Creation Tips

I just read an incredibly powerful article over at SEOMoz by Rand Fiskin. He’s a very smart guy, and what he’s proposing is something we all know but often forget. What’s the best way to get content?… SURVEY. Find out what customers want and give it to them. Old rule. But… A bit of an […]

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Interesting Changes to Link Directory Traffic

Have you been using link directories to boost your backlinks? Most folks shy away from sites like Yahoo, which charges $299 a year to be included or other high-priced directories because they just don’t see the value. Well… I did a little studying today to see what the deal was with directories after Panda, and […]

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Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-04-24 #theSEONewsBlog

Car of the Future Looks Like a Supersonic Road Rocket [GALLERY]: What will cars look like 10 years from now? … http://bit.ly/hOyVgo # Nature in Time-Lapse: 10 Awe-Inspiring Videos: Time-lapse photography uncovers an unseen world, showing us scene… http://bit.ly/dHG0da # Online Activism Aims to Stop School Spankings: Can social media make a real difference for […]

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Testing Is Critical to Your Success

How much of your day do you spend setting up new tests? None! What? You’re kidding right? Listen, if you’re not at least split testing headlines, you’re missing out on lots of sales. Actually, I’d much rather see you testing more than just the headline, but it’s a starting place. You can set up a […]

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Obama’s Dreamin’

You know, I’m not an Obama supporter. I’ll say that straight away before I even start writing here. I didn’t vote for him, and quite frankly think he has his head stuck somewhere it shouldn’t go, but… Today I read an article at Yahoo News from DigitalTrends.com, entitled, “Obama aims to fight identity theft with […]

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Google Says that URL Shorteners Don’t Hurt SEO

Everyone wonders about those nifty URL shorteners like Bit.ly, BudURL and TinyURL to name just a few. I know that they might stop your email from getting through because some mail carriers see them as “spammy,” but when it comes to using a short URL on a web page, you’re probably OK. Here’s Matt Cutts […]

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