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Our Greatest Hits for July 2010

August 5th, 2010 | | Greatest Hits

The page views have spoken! Below we have gathered SEO Boy’s four most visited, and hopefully most valuable, articles from July. Whether you’re a new or long-time subscriber you may have missed these insightful and helpful SEO management tips. Enjoy!

Searching for information about Google Caffeine? Look no further! Jenny’s post, Google Caffeine: What does Caffeine mean for SEO and Social Media?, explains how the changes Google has recently implemented will affect crawling, indexing, and ranking.  Check out this post and read up on Jenny’s tips on optimizing your site for Google Caffeine.

Finn offers great suggestions on optimizing your site for local business.  Finn emphasizes that, often, sites utilized to find local businesses are different than those used for national chains.  Bottom line: don’t limit your business to only the traffic of Google Places.

Both Finn and Eric agree that local businesses should add Google Places to their roster of directories.  In this post, Eric further explains the glories of Google Places and how it exceeds the standards of other directories.  He also gives great tips for optimizing your directory listing as well as insight into things you might consider before broadcasting your reviews.

In his premier SEO Boy post, Caleb discusses the importance of SEO and social media marketing, separately and combined.  Caleb stresses that social media can only be, and should be, used as a supplement to an SEO plan – not as a replacement.  Check out his great insight on the goals, tactics, and audiences of both.

Amy is an Account Executive at Hanapin Marketing, a search engine marketing firm focused on generating results through PPC and SEO.

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