Archive for August, 2012


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SEO News: Zappos PinPointing and Analytics Shortcuts

Usually, I concentrate on one tidbit in SEO News for you each day, but today, I’ve found two things to discuss with you. I can’t make a whole post out of either of them, so let’s talk about both. First, as an aside to SEO News, Zappos, as you probably know, is a GIANT online […]

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Social Networks: LoveIt Gaining on Pinterest?

Social networks are proliferating at an exponential rate and have been since the onset of “Web 2.0” several years back. I was an early adapter and joined Friendster very soon after it opened its doors and it’s considered to be one of the oldest social networks going. But I lost interest in that. At the […]

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Google Webmaster Tools Not Matching Anlytics?

Google has given us some great SEO tools that we’re able to use for free. In that respect, Google is still pretty cool. Not a day goes by that I’m not checking Google Webmaster Tools and/or Analytics for my own site or for those of my regular clients. I was discussing bounce rate with one […]

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Bing Webmaster Tools Becomes Important

Since Google has been so uppity lately, it’s not a good idea to put all your traffic eggs in the same basket. If you’re depending on Google traffic entirely, unless you’re paying for it, one day you could wake up and find that nobody is visiting your site. But there are alternatives. Bing, for example, […]

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Pinterest – Where to Find Content and How to Make Money

I get notices every day that my Twitter or Facebook friend has joined Pinterest, and I’m doing something new there. I’m not adding every single person back for two reasons. #1 is that if your follower list is smaller than your following list, your influence is nil.  But the biggest reason (and this is true […]

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Twitter Weekly Updates for 2012-08-26 #theSEONewsBlog

Google’s ‘I’m Feeling Lucky’ Button Has a Cool New Trick: If you go over to the Google Search homepage and hove… http://t.co/4hylED4I # I added @chris_wysocki as one of my influencers on @klout. Who influences you? http://t.co/hrVEfC8V # Why Did Google Destroy Keyword Call Tracking?: Tweet By now, marketers know the value of using call […]

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Good Links; Bad Links?

I just finished commenting on a post over at WebProNews’ forum. A woman there said that an “SEO” told her that she had links that were hurting her with Google. Now, get this: One link was from McAfee, where she listed her business site. He said that was a bad link and she should get […]

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