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I’m Not Alone When I Say, “Keywords Are Dying”

As you probably know, I’m a writer. I’ve been writing and being paid to do it for more than twenty years, and for the Web for about the last nine years. When I started writing for the Web, I was appalled by the way people butchered the English language. The punctuation was horrible, the spelling […]

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Optimize Your PPC Campaign with These Tips

I’m not immersed in PPC. I did it for a while for Overcome Everything, so I know the ropes. I just don’t take on PPC for clients, unless I hand the ball off to someone else who’s a real student of the traffic medium. But today, I was reading a really great post over to […]

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Keyword Research Is Highly Subjective

People often ask me how you should perform solid SEO keyword research, and guess what? I can’t tell them. Seriously, you can grab a cool tool like Market Samurai, for example, and it can do the work for you. But I use it for validation. I don’t really mess with it until much later. I […]

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Google Launches Encrypted Search

I’ve been reading posts about the Google shift to encrypted search today, and wondering how it will affect SEO. But before we talk about that, let’s discuss what it means. Last Tuesday, October 18, Google instituted a system whereby searchers, who are logged into Google.com, can search without anyone else knowing what results were returned […]

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SEO Structure Is Uber-Importante

One thing that you may not have considered when starting up your website was its construction. Big mistake for search! The better your website construction, and the easier you make it for bots and visitors to get around, the better off you’ll be when it comes to landing in the SERPs (search engine results pages). […]

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Domain Names: How SEO Important Are They Now?

For the past several years, having a keyword for your niche in your domain was a good thing. Google even encouraged it, seeing it as part of branding your business. But we’re in a new world now, folks. Yep… Panda may have changed that. I remember watching a Matt Cutts video where he said that […]

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Keywords for Niche or Sales?

People often ask me, “What’s the best way to do keyword research?” That’s a loaded question. It really depends on what you’re researching keywords for, right? I mean, there’s a huge difference between doing some preliminary keyword research to find a profitable niche as opposed to finding keywords that you can rank for in the […]

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