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You can’t deny that SEO – both as a practice and as an industry – has gotten a bad rap over the past few years. In fact, some would say that SEO has never had a great reputation, even in its heyday. I think there has always been this idea that somehow SEO is just […]

June 17th, 2015 | SEO News 8 comments

The Google Mobile Update, announced at the end of February – Release: April 21, 2015 – makes mobile friendliness a Ranking Factor and means significant effects on rankings in mobile search results. This update is expected to be larger than Panda and Penguin. Websites that are not mobile-friendly are highly vulnerable to losing rankings and […]

April 16th, 2015 | SEO News 2 comments
SEO-Benefits com vs. org

Should you go with a .com, .info, .org or dot-something else? Except in very rare instances, it’s almost always best to go with a .com domain name. Sure, you might need to do a .gov or a .edu, but for the vast majority of businesses a .com in your URL is best—for the reasons you […]

April 6th, 2015 | Analysis, SEO News 10 comments

For many years our clients have asked for more automation in our platform. Today we are delivering on this request, giving our customer the most powerful tool in SEO. The realities of being an in-house SEO are demanding and we have an increasing need to streamline processes and capabilities for optimization. For this reason our […]

April 1st, 2015 | SEO News No comments

On August 6th, Google publicly announced HTTPS being a ranking signal / giving websites a boost in rankings. I’d like to quote the article because it implies a few important points: “[…] we’re starting to use HTTPS as a ranking signal. For now it’s only a very lightweight signal — affecting fewer than 1% of global […]

August 9th, 2014 | SEO News 44 comments

As we begin 2014, it’s the perfect time for SEOs and marketers to reflect on the successes and failures of the previous year, and to make SEO predictions for the year ahead. As shown by the Mayans though, it can be difficult to accurately predict future events. Google is notoriously unpredictable as they are at […]

February 3rd, 2014 | General, SEO News 15 comments
Searchmetrics - Keyword not provided

Google’s information on traffic and conversions on organic keywords is increasingly “Not provided”. This is not new. The search engine giant started withholding information on organic referrers from its web-analytics tools, like Google Analytics, for reasons of “user privacy” some time ago. This means, the keywords the search user uses to get to your site […]

October 24th, 2013 | SEO News 4 comments

SEO Principles: Is content an important part of SEO? The answer is simply, yes. As far as SEO is concerned content plays a significant role in either promoting or degrading your website and yes, unique content is the keystone of any SEO plan of action. The content of your website remains the most important aspect of […]

August 1st, 2013 | General, SEO News 26 comments

Week of June 24, 2013  noteworthy search marketing news edition 2: F.T.C Tells Search Engines to Label Advertising as Such  On Tuesday, the Federal Trade Commission told two dozen search engine providers they should more clearly differentiate between results, paid content and advertising on Web pages. The commission has stated they have noticed a decline […]

June 29th, 2013 | General, SEO News 1 comment
Searchmetrics Prediction: Google+ overtakes Facebook

Heard around the web! In case you missed it, here is a round up of news on SEO, PPC, Social media and more! This is the first edition of noteworthy links on search marketing this week. Every week we will begin to share some of the top stories we liked with a general synopsis on […]

June 21st, 2013 | General, SEO News 3 comments
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