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Link Building Strategies for 2013

You are offered a position with a great company that pays well, has a fantastic health plan, incredible bonuses and personal time options, and it's conveniently located close to home so you don't h...
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I almost missed this post on link-building strategies. Worth a look from @seo_theory.

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I share only 10% of what I read about SEO daily. My goal is to cut through the "guru" clutter.
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What You Should and Should NOT Be Using Guest Blogging for

What You Should and Should NOT Be Using Guest Blogging for | Search Engine Optimization Without the Technobabble | Scoop.it
Now that My Blog Guest has been penalized by Google for distributing manipulative links, the usual chorus of "white hat SEO is dead" and "Google is destroying small businesses" has risen up to quel...
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Here are true reasons how you can benefit from guest blogging.

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Open Letter: Why Search Engine Land Will & Won’t Cover Someone Being Penalized By Google

Open Letter: Why Search Engine Land Will & Won’t Cover Someone Being Penalized By Google | Search Engine Optimization Without the Technobabble | Scoop.it
It’s been big news recently about major brands and Google penalties, and the floodgates feel open on people spotting even more brands possibly hit out there. Some new crackdown by Google? No. It’s the rise of hyperactive attention in this area, and that’s turning into a problem. Hence this open letter, on how we’re planning […]
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How to Do Keyword Research: A Beginner's Guide

How to Do Keyword Research: A Beginner's Guide | Search Engine Optimization Without the Technobabble | Scoop.it
Before you start producing content for your website and blog, learn how to properly conduct keyword research.
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Good little primer on how to handle Google's 'not provided.'

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Best Wordpress Plugins from Those in the Know

Best Wordpress Plugins from Those in the Know | Search Engine Optimization Without the Technobabble | Scoop.it
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This isn't exactly about SEO, but it's too good not to pass on. Share freely. I'll be trying out some of these new Wordpress tools soon. I already use many of them.

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Myths About Link Building That Hurt Internet Marketing | SEO Theory

Myths About Link Building That Hurt Internet Marketing | SEO Theory | Search Engine Optimization Without the Technobabble | Scoop.it
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Hummingbird: Move Over Caffeine, Hello Sweet Nectar

Hummingbird: Move Over Caffeine, Hello Sweet Nectar | Search Engine Optimization Without the Technobabble | Scoop.it
Hummingbird - the latest Google algorithm update - has taken flight. How will this impact SEO and content strategy? Experts weigh in.
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Be sure to read @Bill Slawski's comment. Brilliant!

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What Google’s Omission of Organic Keyword Data (not provided) Means for Search, Social & Content Marketers

What Google’s Omission of Organic Keyword Data (not provided) Means for Search, Social & Content Marketers | Search Engine Optimization Without the Technobabble | Scoop.it
Something is missing! Can we fix it? We started this week off with a bang - at least in the search world, with Google now redirecting all traffic to https,
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Lee Odden writes a definitive piece about the implications of not providing organic keyword data. All you SEOs out there, better expand and refine your skill set.

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Technical SEO Skills for 2013 and 2014 | SEO Theory

Technical SEO Skills for 2013 and 2014 | SEO Theory | Search Engine Optimization Without the Technobabble | Scoop.it
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A must read for anyone calling him/herself an "SEO." Warning: not for the fainthearted!

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What To Do When Using External Links

What To Do When Using External Links | Search Engine Optimization Without the Technobabble | Scoop.it

It almost feels like the 1990s again. No one seems to know what to do with their Websites any more, or how to link out. Read this to find out...

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Link Building Strategies for 2013

You are offered a position with a great company that pays well, has a fantastic health plan, incredible bonuses and personal time options, and it's conveniently located close to home so you don't h...
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I almost missed this post on link-building strategies. Worth a look from @seo_theory.

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Three reasons why publishers hate living in a post-Penguin, post-Panda world

Three reasons why publishers hate living in a post-Penguin, post-Panda world | Search Engine Optimization Without the Technobabble | Scoop.it
It sometimes sucks, being a publisher in a post-Penguin, post-Panda world. It’s great that Google is cleaning up webspam, but it’s not so great to be on the receiving end of stupid demands from people who give the SEO industry a bad name.
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Amen, brother, amen!

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SEO Myths About Authorship and Author Rank

UPDATE: If, in reading this article, you get the impression that I lay everything at AJ Kohn’s feet — that is not my intention. AJ has been documenting the tools and the process. The my...
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WOW! The intelligent comments make this a must read.

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Google Title Tag Length Not By Character Count But Width Of Characters

Google Title Tag Length Not By Character Count But Width Of Characters | Search Engine Optimization Without the Technobabble | Scoop.it
I missed this but it appears the title tag length in the Google search results is not necessarily measured by the number of characters but the width of all the characters together.
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I always suspected something like this. Although search engines truncate Page Titles at about 70 char., they still read the entire string for relevance. It's better to be a tigher writer though.

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If Your Website Runs Slow Do Not Blame Your Webhost

If Your Website Runs Slow Do Not Blame Your Webhost | Search Engine Optimization Without the Technobabble | Scoop.it
Before you start thinking, "Google penalizes slow Websites" pinch yourself and remember that being slow only affects about 1% of all Websites in Google's algorithm. So there are a lot of slow sucky...
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There's more to slow loading websites than meets the eye. Read this enlightening article and share widely. Make the Internet a better place.

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Google Propaganda, SEO and Why Marketers Need to Wake Up

Google Propaganda, SEO and Why Marketers Need to Wake Up | Search Engine Optimization Without the Technobabble | Scoop.it
As the entire search world knows, Matt Cutts released a post last week – I’m paraphrasing – warning us that Google now considers “low quality guest posting” to be spam under their guidelines and will begin to take action in accordance with those beliefs. I don’t plan to revolve this post entirely around that announcement. …
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Sing it sister! Bravo Rae.

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SEOs and Content Marketers Rationalize Their Guest Blogging as 'Not Spam'

SEOs and Content Marketers Rationalize Their Guest Blogging as 'Not Spam' | Search Engine Optimization Without the Technobabble | Scoop.it
"Not Spam" is what you call a Web marketing technique that you believe is somehow NOT in violation of search engine guidelines; therefore, if it's "not spam" it must be acceptable to search engines...
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This topic is certainly timely. I just received a request for a Guest Post on my personal blog. Photo credit: http://bit.ly/1f7aDZK

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Building High Quality Backlinks with Dofollow Relationship | SEO Theory

Building High Quality Backlinks with Dofollow Relationship | SEO Theory | Search Engine Optimization Without the Technobabble | Scoop.it
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Bottom line: Too much of a good thing can ruin you.

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The Most Actionable SEO Tips Ever | Web Gnomes

The Most Actionable SEO Tips Ever | Web Gnomes | Search Engine Optimization Without the Technobabble | Scoop.it
45 SEO experts share their most actionable SEO tips in a variety of different areas: keyword research, link building, technical SEO, etc. Check it out...
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I rarely fall for these type headlines, but this one's truly worth your time.

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Google Hummingbird Takes Flight: Biggest Change to Search Since Caffeine

Google Hummingbird Takes Flight: Biggest Change to Search Since Caffeine | Search Engine Optimization Without the Technobabble | Scoop.it
Google quietly made a huge change to its core search technology in the past month, one that affects about 90 percent of searches worldwide. Calling it Hummingbird, the technological update of Google search is designed to handle more complex queries.
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Four ex-Googlers answer common SEO myths - State of Digital

Four ex-Googlers answer common SEO myths - State of Digital | Search Engine Optimization Without the Technobabble | Scoop.it
Four ex-Googlers - Fili Wiese, Kaspar Szymanski, Jonas Weber, Ariel Lambrecht - with over 20 years of Search Quality experience address common SEO myths.
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5 Search Query Operators Every SEO Should Know - Search Engine Journal

5 Search Query Operators Every SEO Should Know - Search Engine Journal | Search Engine Optimization Without the Technobabble | Scoop.it
Much of what SEO professionals do on a daily basis is research. When starting a new project, the focus usually begins with researching the right keywords f
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I'll add my favorite link operator, site:inurl "keyword". This returns keyword focused pages to determine if there's a link oppty.

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350 Reasons To Subscribe to the SEO Theory Premium Newsletter

Since I launched the SEO Theory Premium Newsletter last year I have published over 60 issues (approximately 1 each week) and over 350 articles (including the articles going out in the next issue). ...
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If the title got your attention, the content will knock you out.

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What to expect in SEO in the coming months

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Straight form Matt Cutts' mouth. Be sure to read the comments too.

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7 Tips For Finding Your Competitors’ Linkable Assets and RCS | SEER Interactive

7 Tips For Finding Your Competitors’ Linkable Assets and RCS | SEER Interactive | Search Engine Optimization Without the Technobabble | Scoop.it
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These tips will jumpstart your SEO activities. Worth reading.

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The Advanced Guide to SEO

The Advanced Guide to SEO | Search Engine Optimization Without the Technobabble | Scoop.it
Are you tired about reading basic information on SEO? I know I am. Every time people tell me about basic ...
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This just may be worth giving up my email address for. What do you think? Is there anything left to say about SEO?

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