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SEO News Roundup for August 13, 2010

August 13th, 2010 | | SEO News Roundup

We’ve all tried to visit a site when our anti-virus, or spy-ware stopper, or whatever-stopper shows up and warns us to run away. Generally the culprit is some form of malware and it’s something that we might not know is infecting our site.  Alex Cohen from Digital Alex shares an eye opening experience about avoiding malware. It can be difficult to build links or develop a workable SEO strategy if your site isn’t safe for your users.Take these steps …

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SEO News Roundup for August 6, 2010

August 6th, 2010 | | SEO News Roundup

Crafting outstanding content is by no means an easy task. Today’s web is full of different content types, from images to widgets. Take away all those crazy fonts and pretty backgrounds and you’re left with what really matters to SEO. Tad Chef over at SEOptimise shares some advice on how to create content that spreads like wildfire. So don’t take content for granted because you have to craft killer content to get noticed.

A good proposal can change your business by …

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SEO News Roundup for August 2, 2010

August 2nd, 2010 | | SEO News Roundup

Anyone who has ever written knows what its like to have writers block. Most of us don’t have the luxury of going to a hipster coffee shop to smoke our bubble pipe to find our muse. If you find yourself stalling out on creativity when developing copy, Case Ernsting from MetaSpring Web Design offer some handy tools and tips to find out what people are talking about. These tips will help you determine what readers will find relevant, and …

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SEO News Roundup for July 23, 2010

July 23rd, 2010 | | SEO News Roundup

Images are a very communicative aspect of any website. The trouble is search engines are not able to see images because the spiders that crawl your site take out all the pretty stuff that makes it look attractive for humans and simply reads the raw code. For image SEO, it can be helpful to think of optimizing images like optimizing a tiny webpage within your page. Elliance from Search Engine Land illustrates some tips for optimizing your images to improve …

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SEO News Roundup for July 16, 2010

July 16th, 2010 | | SEO News Roundup

There’s a lot of rock and roll involving businesses and social media campaigns. Unfortunately, there aren’t many social media rockstars. There are certain characteristics that differentiate the effective social media campaigns from the boring ones.  Social media marketing allows you to interact easily with your potential and existing customers. If you feel that your campaign is not working as effectively as you would like, use these tips by Mike Mothner at Wpromoter to help you rock a higher ROI.

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SEO News Roundup for July 9, 2010

July 9th, 2010 | | SEO News Roundup

As an emerging technology, on-site behavioral targeting is just now becoming better understood and there is certainly a strong interest in learning about this strategic option on web properties. Rita Brogley reminds us that online consumers need a deeper understanding from businesses. Behavioral targeting helps marketers supply that demand through a better understand of their user. After all, relevant and effective content should lead to an increase in revenue, conversions, and click through.

No one likes to be alone, not …

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SEO News Roundup for July 2, 2010

July 2nd, 2010 | | SEO News Roundup

You may or may not be familiar with the SEO Fail Blog but, by the title, you can probably guess what it’s about.  In this particular blog post, the SEO Fail Blog is actually featuring it’s own failure.  Check out their 302 Redirect Fail and use their tool to ensure you’re not having the same problem.  Here’s hoping your site is never an SEO Fail Blog feature!

This guest blog at SEOmoz is sure to give you a second-wind on …

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SEO News Roundup for June 25, 2010

June 25th, 2010 | | SEO News Roundup

If you’re anything like me you would love to spend the day on YouTube and call it productive. But alas we live in the real word and we all have work to do and deadlines to meet. However if you haven’t checked out Google’s webmasters tools videos then your missing out on a SEO goldmine of advance. So if you don’t have 10 hours to watch all of the videos or you’re not a over achiever check out this …

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SEO News Roundup for June 18, 2010

June 18th, 2010 | | SEO News Roundup

There are few things that most of us can’t live without. Two of them are Google and caffeine and now you can get both in the same place, sort of. Last week Google announced the full release of the new version of its search engine codename caffeine. There’s been a lot of talk about how this new version of Google Search will affect SEO. While there’s not much data on how caffeine will change the search algorithm, its clear …

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SEO News Roundup for June 11, 2010

June 11th, 2010 | | SEO News Roundup

Low conversion rates got you down? Rob Ousbey offers some interesting ideas about adding alternative conversion actions for visitors, so you don’t lose all of the value of a potential customer who isn’t ready to take the Big Step of completing your ultimate conversion goal. Essentially, he’s saying be creative and find ways to continue engaging people who think they like you but aren’t quite ready to buy the ring.

Are you following SEO best practices? It never hurts to …

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