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Why the Search Marketing Industry Must Adapt or Perish – Mashable

In December of 2010, both Google and Bing confirmed that links shared through Facebook or Twitter have a direct effect on search engine rankings. And in a 2011 Marketing Sherpa Report, 64% of marketers have begun integrating social media into their search marketing efforts. http://mashable.com/2011/03/04/search-marketing-changes/

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SEO – Flyer or Flier

I always check in with Google for this kind of data, specifically their free Search Engine Keyword Tool that’s part of AdWords. The local page ranking search results (in California) are as follows: Flyer design: 18,000 Flier design: 390 Interestingly, adding an “s” to the word “design” produces almost flip-flopped Google ranking results: Flyer designs:…

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SEO – 6 Ways to Optimize Your Blog for Search Engines

By Jim Lodico Why Search Matters for Blogs In an earlier article, I talked about the importance of blogging and search engine rankings. However, once you’ve got the blog up and running, the next thing to do is to start optimizing your posts for the search engines. Although search engine optimization (SEO) can be overwhelming…

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SEO – #6 on Google – Natural Ranking

Melissa Williams is #6 on Google (natural ranking). Keyword: collaborative law austin Website: http://www.melissamwilliams.com/ Keywords were placed in the following HTML locations: Title tag Meta description tag Meta keyword tag Navigation text Alt image tags Paragraph text on the page was also crafted around this keyword Melissa’s site has maintained a “natural” top-10 ranking on…


5 SEO Tips Every Newbie Should Know – Gregg Murray

My first tip is for you to get as many links as you can to your website, from other websites. These are called, “inbound links,” and Google loves them. When other websites have a link to your website, Google is more likely to see your website as authoritative and more important. This means everything else…

Search engine optimization SEO – Improve your site’s visibility in Google Search

Search engine optimization SEO – Improve your site’s visibility in Google Search https://www.google.com/webmasters/tools/docs/en/about.html Webmaster Tools helps you see how your site is performing in our search results, troubleshoot potential problems, and build Google-friendly sites. Webmaster Tools is for anybody with a website – bloggers, online stores big and small, government and education sites. Make sure…