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SEO News Round Up for September 25, 2009

September 25th, 2009 | | SEO News Roundup
  • Need help with your Twitter marketing? SEO White Hats can help! They have a great post on how beginners can learn how to use Twitter to benefit their business and their SEO strategy.
  • Looking for followed links to your website to help with your SEO? Read SEOmoz’s post on ‘followed link from 4 unexpected sources’. Jennita goes into detail about these 4 unexpected sources that provide quality, followed links to your website. Some are industry specific, but some are also great for general business use.
  • Aaron Wall discusses when the best time is to hire an SEO Professional. Among many other things, he suggests that if you have the budget, to hire an SEO before you start your website projects.
  • Dr. Pete of SEOmoz, posted this week on The 4 R’s of SEO: Robots, Ranking, Relevance, & Results. I love these types of blogs that hit at the theory of SEO while still offering some handy tips!
  • Want to establish trust online, for yourself personally or for your company? There’s not much difference between being online and being in the “real world” these days, and all of the same things you do to gain friends and influence in the rest of your life apply online. Derek Edmond at KoMarketing Associates has posted a great list of 20 ways to help someone online today!
  • Do you feel your SEO efforts are underappreciated? Undercompensated? Are they underperforming in general? Brian Klais at Search Engine Land has written a pretty comprehensive post of things you need to consider before any of those things are going to change.
  • SEO is an investment, not an expense – as proposed by Stoney deGeyter over at Search Engine Guide. And we agree! This is a very thorough article on why SEO is a long-term investment strategy and not just a line item on your monthly expenditures.
  • White papers can be a great way to generate traffic to your site and attach links to your free content. But you have to provide content that’s worth reading and linking to. Angie at Search Engine People has laid out a plan to create great white papers in 10 simple steps.
  • Here’s a quick tip: don’t have 3,000 characters in your meta keywords info. In fact, you might not really want to focus your efforts on meta keywords any more since most search engines basically disregard them.
  • Scott and Rand over at SEOmoz took a field trip to have their Whiteboard Friday Interview with the Bing Team. This is a very insightful look into what’s going on with Bing’s growth, potential partnerships, optimization techniques for Bing, and much more!

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

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