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Archive for September, 2010

Suggestion SEO

September 14th, 2010 | | Search Behavior

The power of suggestion in psychology is a theory that you can get someone to do something that they may have not done in the first place. If it’s rejected by the scientific community, the Advertising world would readily agree and scooch it’s own research findings under the table.

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Site Development and SEO: Hiring the Right Team for Your First Website

September 13th, 2010 | | Nuts & Bolts of Optimization

It’s a fair assessment to say that most SEO blogs are written for people who have a current vested interest in SEO – mainly, a website. Our readers either have a website, work in some form of web based industry, or are our peers. But what about the business owner that isn’t on the web? Believe me, they are out there and many of them just don’t have time to be a Web Developer and SEO Pro on top of …

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SEO News Roundup for September 10, 2010

September 10th, 2010 | | SEO News Roundup

Want some more Facebook fans? If Facebook is part of your Internet marketing strategy that’s an easy answer. Brian Carter at Search Engine Journal gives us 5 easy to follow tips on how to ad some fans and integrate your sales strategy with social media. Bottom line, give people an incentive to be on your page and they will come (so long as they know how to get there). Check out the tips and put this strategy to use.

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Review: With Google Instant, Google Can Claim to Be the Collaboration Engine

September 9th, 2010 | | Search Behavior, SEO Keyword Research

While visiting DK New Media’s new office location in downtown Indianapolis, DK CEO Douglas Karr pulled up Google.com on his Mac.

“Did you see that Google Instant came out today?” he asked.

“What’s that?”

Douglas pulled up a Google search and started to type in a few words.

“Oh, wow,” I said, “Where was that today when I needed it?

Among the updates Google has made to their offering:

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Google Instant & SEO: What is it and will you use it?

September 9th, 2010 | | Local SEO, Search Behavior

For all of those who have been away or asleep for the past two days, Google has introduced a new search product called Google Instant.

With Google Instant, when you type a query into Google, the results are streamlined with each letter you type. So, as you’re typing a query, results (both Paid and Organic) change with each letter typed. Based on what you’ve typed so far Google does a search and lists results that are common completions of your …

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Local SEO: Bringing Money Back to your Community

September 7th, 2010 | | Local SEO

Relevant Searches mean “finding you stuff where you are right now in life.” If you live in Toldeo and desire a certain product, Local SEO will bring the product that is in a Toledo store up on a search result before the same product that is in a warehouse in Miami.

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SEO News Roundup for September 3, 2010

September 3rd, 2010 | | SEO News Roundup

Google is getting smarter, along with all the other search engines.  Think Skynet from the Terminator movies.  Well, not really, Google really hasn’t mastered the whole human genocide thing yet, but Google and other search engines have begun to understand the whole link-exchange phenomenon that so many sites have been preaching.  Link building still works for high-traffic sites, but simple link exchanging really doesn’t do that much to help anymore.  However, what has been noticed is that if …

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Our Greatest Hits For August 2010

September 2nd, 2010 | | Greatest Hits

SEOboy’s most visited and, hopefully, most helpful posts from August 2010. Check out these posts and catch up on things you might have missed!

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3 Easy Online Reputation Management 101 For Newbies (Why Am I So Nice?)

September 2nd, 2010 | | Reputation Management

Every once in awhile something happens in a work week so jaw-dropping, so utterly unbelievable that it puts the rest of your week into perspective and makes you feel better about your own skill sets.

Take for example the exchange I had with a potential online advertiser my employer is considering using. And “yup,” if one of the middle-management guys over there wasn’t a buddy of mine, I probably would have been evil about it.
Me: Hey, is this link important?
(15 …

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