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7 Ways to Optimize Facebook Fan Page SEO

7 Ways to Optimize Facebook Fan Page SEO | Real SEO | Scoop.it

There are a lot of rumors going around about the proper ways to optimize your Facebook fan page SEO. Some people suggest using keywords in the filenames of your uploads, and others say you need to have every URL you own linked to your fan page. If you're anything like me, you don't particularly have time to sit around and search for a tip here and a tip there, only to find out weeks later that it did you no good...

 

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If Negative SEO Is Possible, We Need Real Proof

If Negative SEO Is Possible, We Need Real Proof | Real SEO | Scoop.it
Regardless of whether or not negative SEO works on anything other than an already link-spammed site, clear proof one way or the other is necessary...
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For Every Link You Earn There Are Five More Worth Building

For Every Link You Earn There Are Five More Worth Building | Real SEO | Scoop.it
How did we arrive at the trend of "link earning," and why does link building sometimes sound like a dirty word? The answer: Google Penguin.
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Google Processes The Disavow File Continuously

Google Processes The Disavow File Continuously | Real SEO | Scoop.it
For many SEOs and Webmasters, this is probably not news, but I like to document things like this in any case.The disavow file, the file you use to tell Google these links are not links I want pointing
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11 SEO Changes That Will Give You Big Results

11 SEO Changes That Will Give You Big Results | Real SEO | Scoop.it
Do you know what the key to ranking well on Google is? I bet you are thinking it’s links, content and on-page optimization, right? All of those things
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Google Penalizes Link Networks In Europe & Germany Over Weekend

Google Penalizes Link Networks In Europe & Germany Over Weekend | Real SEO | Scoop.it

Google this morning confirmed it via Twitter, where Google's Johannes Mehlem posted on Twitter that they targeted a link network in Germany and Europe...

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What to Do About Unnatural Links Message in Webmaster Tools

What to Do About Unnatural Links Message in Webmaster Tools | Real SEO | Scoop.it
Are you one of the many who got an Unnatural Links Warning (outboundor inbound) in Google Webmaster Tools this week? Let's fix the problem, not the blame...
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Assessing Hummingbird's Impact On Search -- 10 Months Later

Assessing Hummingbird's Impact On Search -- 10 Months Later | Real SEO | Scoop.it

On September 26, 2013, Google let slip that it had updated its overall search platform, which they referred to as “Hummingbird.” In this post, I am going to take a look back at the past year to see what impact Hummingbird may have had...


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How to REALLY Optimize Website Content

How to REALLY Optimize Website Content | Real SEO | Scoop.it

How to REALLY Optimize Website Content for People
Semiotics: Semantics, Syntactics, Pragmatics...

"Optimizing content is so much more than just installing an SEO plugin and counting keyword usage..."



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What is Negative SEO?

What is Negative SEO? | Real SEO | Scoop.it

Negative SEO is a form of sabotage that some try to use to knock down the competition’s websites in the search engine results.
Many believe that directing lots of spammy links to a website, using the site’s most valuable keywords as the anchor text, will cause the website to get a Google penalty for unnatural links, or trigger the Penguin algorithm filter...

more at:  http://kercommunications.com/tags/negative-seo/

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You Won’t Remember That Infographic

You Won’t Remember That Infographic | Real SEO | Scoop.it

Infographics are a poor way to build your brand and earn true fans because they destroy the triangle of memory.

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SEO: More Is Not Always Better

SEO: More Is Not Always Better | Real SEO | Scoop.it

Too Much of a Good Thing Can Be Bad SEO

There is a tendency among marketers to think that if something is good for SEO, a lot more of it is better...

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5 Reasons a Site Hit by Google Penguin Won't Recover

5 Reasons a Site Hit by Google Penguin Won't Recover | Real SEO | Scoop.it
While Penguin recovery is possible, it is difficult. Here are five reasons why your site isn't recovering rankings in the search results.
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Why "Linksville" Is a Ghost Town: Link Building Is Moving In House

Why "Linksville" Is a Ghost Town: Link Building Is Moving In House | Real SEO | Scoop.it
Several years ago, I wrote a column here titled Why Link Building Must Go In-House. The main thesis of that column can be summed up with this quote: There are almost as many link building tactics as there are companies selling them. Google lists over a million. On more than one occasion, I have pretended to […]
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SEO - Social Media: "Nobody wants to see your nipples"

Quirky animated characters discuss business website performance, internet marketing, SEO, web design, social media, viral videos and their business website. ...
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Google Analytics To Roll Out New Benchmark Reports

Google Analytics To Roll Out New Benchmark Reports | Real SEO | Scoop.it
Google Analytics announced today its new benchmark reports will be rolling out over the next few weeks, allowing users to compare their results to industry
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The Penguin 3.0 Rollout Will Bring Tears to Your Eyes

The Penguin 3.0 Rollout Will Bring Tears to Your Eyes | Real SEO | Scoop.it
A look at what to expect from the Google Penguin 3.0 rollout and how it's likely to affect search marketing best practices.
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Real World Negative SEO Extortion

Real World Negative SEO Extortion | Real SEO | Scoop.it
Someone threatened to launch a negative SEO attack against our website so we're documenting the attack and the eventual recovery process. Check it out...
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Sam Francis's curator insight, August 20, 12:39 PM

A funny blow by blow account of an attempted negative SEO ransom scam.

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Google Algorithm Update Weekend of August 8th - 10th?

Google Algorithm Update Weekend of August 8th - 10th? | Real SEO | Scoop.it

On Friday, August 8th, there appears to have been a Google algorithm update that Google said they will not comment on. It may likely be a monthly Google Panda refresh...

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Google: You're Doing It Wrong

10+ months since the last update to Penguin…

Google: You're Doing It Wrong<br/><br/>10+ months since the last update to Penguin… | Real SEO | Scoop.it


10+ months since the last update to Penguin, Google's linkspam fighting algortithm.
In my experience, most sites that have been penalized by Penguin really did deserve the penalty. But should it be a death penalty?

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Changing Existing Links: Perfectly Normal -- Except When It Isn’t

Changing Existing Links: Perfectly Normal -- Except When It Isn’t | Real SEO | Scoop.it
You may have recently read Links That Change Are Trusted Less By Google’s Algorithms, which was sparked by a recent tweet from a former Google employee regarding changing links: Did you know Google is less likely to trust a link once it has changed from the 1st time it was seen? — Pedro Dias (@pedrodias) July 1, […]
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SEO Should Not Be Held To An ROI Target -- Here's Why

SEO Should Not Be Held To An ROI Target -- Here's Why | Real SEO | Scoop.it

Anyone who invests dollars into a marketing channel is expecting to see a return on investment (ROI) from that marketing channel. Those who invest in SEO are probably expecting the same. But I challenge this thought and dare to say SEO should not be required to meet an ROI target. Why, you ask? It’s because...

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Google: Redirecting A Penalized Site To Penalty Free Site Likely Won't Negatively Impact The Site

Google: Redirecting A Penalized Site To Penalty Free Site Likely Won't Negatively Impact The Site | Real SEO | Scoop.it
On Friday, Google’s John Mueller answered a question I proposed in a Webmaster/Search Helpdesk Hangout about the issues around a penalized site being redirected to an unpenalized site. The question was: What if a competitor takes a site that has a severe penalty and 301 redirects it to my penalty-free site — would it cause […]
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Sameep Shah's curator insight, July 3, 11:04 AM

The operative word being "likely"

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PR Newswire's Answer To Their Google Panda Troubles: Taking Action On Press Release Spammers

PR Newswire's Answer To Their Google Panda Troubles: Taking Action On Press Release Spammers | Real SEO | Scoop.it

When Google released its most recent modification to the Panda algorithm, Panda 4.0, on May 20th, one of the sites reportedly hit hard by the update was the large press release distribution company, PR Newswire. The company’s answer to recover from the algorithmic penalty is to “take action” against press release spammers...

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Sameep Shah's curator insight, June 27, 10:57 AM

I guess it had to come to that conclusion. You never want spammers to use your product so much that it ends up hurting your brand

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Did Google Just Read the Text on My Image and Will This Affect My Rankings?

Did Google Just Read the Text on My Image and Will This Affect My Rankings? | Real SEO | Scoop.it
Yes, Google can read embedded text in images and it's doing it very well. Let's take for instance Google Keep, the note taking service from Google that takes the idea of “note taking” to another level.
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Negative SEO – The 800 Pound Gorilla

Negative SEO – The 800 Pound Gorilla | Real SEO | Scoop.it

There has been some talk lately of whether negative SEO exists or not – something that rears it head now and again. Google say it's incredibly rare, not sure how they’d know this but I guess it depends on how it’s defined? Link spamming, scraping etc. or even hacking cracking?

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