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SEO Trends From 2008 & A Look Into 2009
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SEO For Big Brands
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Stop the Confusion! Use SEO Terms Correctly
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A Tour Of How Networks Have Blocked Google TV From Their Web Content
If the networks think they can stop the trend towards viewers watching what they want, when they want, they are sorely mistaken. Anyone who's ever
Creating An Emotional Response From Your Web Site
How about taking a picture of the painting and adding it to this article and linking to the artist's website. You've done a good job of getting us exc
Does SEM = SEO + CPC Still Add Up?
Yes, it's been very annoying to hear so many people referring to paid search as SEM, and yes, it's come from people who one would have thoug would kno
When In House Should Opt For Outsourcing
Great article! I would add one more to your list: Technical SEO consulting, especially if going through a website redesign or adding new product
SEO Industry Cries Foul Over Google SEO ‘Services’
The "advice" that Google provides, be it for paid search or organic search is always going to be that which benefits them the most, not the company th
Bing! Sues Microsoft Over Trademark Infringement
Since they offer completely different types of services, I can't imagine this will go anywhere. Good way to get press and links tho on the little
10 Year Retrospective: Search Engine Strategies To SMX: Search Marketing Expo
Great trip down memory lane, Danny! I wasn't at the first couple of conferences, but started my speaking career the next year with your Dallas confere
Yahoo Search No Longer Uses Meta Keywords Tag
Too bad the Yahoo guy wasn't telling the truth (or simply didn't know). Like others have said here, they are still indexing it as they always have.
Is Choosing Search Engines Over Users A Fatal Flaw In SEO?
@Gil a big part of my beef is that SEO tactics that Rand claims are for search engines are actually for users as well. And until people start think
Links Vs. Web References As Relevance Signals
Interesting theory. What do you think about negative references? What if a company sees a surge in people saying that they suck, for instance? D
Organic SEO As Another Marketing Channel
@hugoguzman EXACTLY!
SEO “Best Practices” Are Bunk
So if we must have best practices…. can we agree that they’re essential but offer zero competitive advantage? No, because there are still so many s
SEO “Best Practices” Are Bunk
Nice article, Adam! While I agree with the sentiment, I can't agree with saying that there is no place for SEO best practices. Every site, imo, can
The Curious Case Of Google’s Bizarre UK Search Results
We have a Hull, MA where my oldest daughter is in the midst of moving to. So I just tried your "Hull Driving School" search and I'm getting UK SERPS!
Live Blogging The MSFT – YHOO Search Deal Press Conference
Wow. All that great technology Yahoo bought years ago (AltaVista, Fast, etc.) and they're stuck using Bing? Poor Yahoo....
Is Most Of SEO Just A Boondoggle?
@surftrip thanks for your comments, even if you disagree. Bottom line for me is that I'll stop talking about this crap when companies stop wasting
Is Most Of SEO Just A Boondoggle?
@Vanessa I couldn't agree more with your 4 bullets at the end as to what SEO should be about.
Is Most Of SEO Just A Boondoggle?
Oops, I can't edit my comment apparently, but I mean to say, "In fact, I said, 'the descriptive naming of internal anchor text.' IS one of thos
Is Most Of SEO Just A Boondoggle?
@spirituality - you said: "but not advising clients to make sure there are text links to their categories" That's not something I said in the artic
Is Most Of SEO Just A Boondoggle?
@RyanJones You said:
"Take a website, give it huge ugly parameter filled urls, don’t include META keywords or description, make all
How Twitter Might Send Far More Traffic Than You Think
Yep, what danmiller said. Danny, you mentioned that you had Google tracking codes, but that's not going to make it appear that you got referrers f
85 Reasons Why Website Designers/Developers Keep SEOs in Business
Thanks, Jake, I think you just gave me my next article!
Can Microsites Harm Your Primary Site’s Rankings?
Good article, Eric! I've been running into this a lot lately in doing website reviews for clients. One site I reviewed was using the microsite str
Using Analytics To Measure SEO Success
Yes, you would need to differentiate between any yahoo paid search and organic yahoo search, but my focus these days is typically google as most I wor
Using Analytics To Measure SEO Success
Roopam, Rankings don't always equal traffic because many people optimize and rank for the wrong phrases. They may be ones nobody is searching for,

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