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SEO News Round Up for January 29, 2010

Posted By Jessica On January 29, 2010 @ 4:47 pm In SEO News Roundup | No Comments

SEOmoz is continuing to develop their resource center for up-to-date SEO best practices. The latest topic, best practices for duplicate content [1], was called out on their blog this week.  The discussion includes three of the biggest issued with duplicate content. It’s an important read for any website owner.

Make sure search engines find your website content, otherwise your SEO efforts go unrewarded. From traditional methods of discovery such as page submission to new ways tapping into social media real-time search results, Search Engine Journal explores different ways Search Engines Find Your Content [2].

So your SEO program is getting people to your site – Congrats! But now you need to focus on Conversion Optimization [3], and use your invaluable analytics data to help you dig deep into your site, and work to create an all-around awesome experience for every user.

Stoney deGeyter has a great post on everything you need to know about headings and alt attributes [4] for SEO. It’s great for beginners and intermediate SEO professionals. This is part four of his multi-part blog series. There are other really great topics Stoney speaks on for SEO professionals as well!

Here’s a great checklist of tips [5] on how to do so. I know what you’re thinking, I’ve already seen way too many blog related top 10 lists. Right!? Seems like everyone has one. However this isn’t a top 10 list and it’s thorough enough that everyone can walk away with something. Promise!

All too often, sites lose traffic after a redesign, but you can avoid that. Search Engine Land’s Jill Whalen has some sound advice on how to manage SEO efforts when you’re working on a website redesign [6].

Having a tagging strategy [7] is an excellent way to optimize the content on your website. Graywolf provides some in depth tips on starting your own tagging strategy. It may be lengthy but you’ll certainly learn something new!

Jessica is an Account Supervisor at Hanapin Marketing [8], a search engine marketing firm focused on generating results through PPC and SEO.

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URLs in this post:

[1] best practices for duplicate content: http://www.seomoz.org/blog/peer-review-seo-best-practices-for-duplicate-content

[2] Search Engines Find Your Content: http://www.searchenginejournal.com/how-search-engines-find-your-content/16809/

[3] Conversion Optimization: http://searchengineland.com/conversion-optimization-is-the-new-seo-32839

[4] everything you need to know about headings and alt attributes: http://www.searchengineguide.com/stoney-degeyter/seo-101-part-4-everything-you-need-to-kn.php

[5] a great checklist of tips: http://www.searchenginejournal.com/create-a-blog-that-promises-success/16767/

[6] manage SEO efforts when you’re working on a website redesign: http://searchengineland.com/7-dos-don%E2%80%99ts-for-working-with-a-technical-seo-during-a-redesign-34212

[7] tagging strategy: http://www.wolf-howl.com/blogs/how-to-use-tagging/

[8] Hanapin Marketing: http://www.hanapinmarketing.com/

[9] SEO News Round Up for January 8, 2010: http://www.seoboy.com/seo-news-round-up-for-january-8-2010/

[10] SEO News Round Up for January 15, 2010: http://www.seoboy.com/seo-news-round-up-for-january-15-2010/

[11] SEO News Round Up for January 22, 2010: http://www.seoboy.com/seo-news-round-up-for-january-22-2010/

[12] SEO News Round Up for January 16, 2009: http://www.seoboy.com/seo-news-round-up-for-january-16-2009/

[13] SEO News Round Up for January 2, 2009: http://www.seoboy.com/seo-new-round-up-for-january-2-2009/

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