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Google: Further Penguin Update "Jolts" To Come; Panda Is Smoother & Monthly

Google: Further Penguin Update "Jolts" To Come; Panda Is Smoother & Monthly | SEO Talk | Scoop.it
Fasten your seat belt, if you’ve been spamming Google. The anti-spam “Penguin Update” will have more jolts in the coming months, as Google continues to adjust it.
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46% of Searchers Now Use Mobile Exclusively to Research [Study]

46% of Searchers Now Use Mobile Exclusively to Research [Study] | SEO Talk | Scoop.it
New research also shows that one out of every three respondents use a mobile device throughout the entire purchase process. Sixty percent of smartphone users across the categories examined completed purchases related to their mobile activity.
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I'm still trying to view this through the lens of my work / research style... So, at the moment it's causing a bit of cognitive dissonance.

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Seven quick tips for anchor text links in 2013

Seven quick tips for anchor text links in 2013 | SEO Talk | Scoop.it

I normally hate "Things I will do differently in 2013" type posts. However, I feel that a lot of SEOs may benefit from my thinking on link building/ Anchor text strategy for the year, in particular due to both Panda and Penguin.

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25 Percent Of Search Clicks Now From Mobile Devices

25 Percent Of Search Clicks Now From Mobile Devices | SEO Talk | Scoop.it
The Search Agency has released its “State of Paid Search Report” for Q4 2012. It follows similar reports from Marin Software, IgnitionOne, RKG and Kenshoo and contains a range of data based on US client campaigns.
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13 Semantic Markup Tips For 2013: A Local SEO Checklist

13 Semantic Markup Tips For 2013: A Local SEO Checklist | SEO Talk | Scoop.it
One of the least-tapped areas of local business website optimization continues to be semantic markup.
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How to Write Sassy SEO Titles that Go Viral

How to Write Sassy SEO Titles that Go Viral | SEO Talk | Scoop.it
Learn how to write SEO titles that are keyword focused, appealing and shareable, capable of transforming random internet searchers into actual visitors.
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7 Uncommon and Powerful Link Building Techniques

7 Uncommon and Powerful Link Building Techniques | SEO Talk | Scoop.it
An SEO's job can get monotonous when ideas run dry. Submit a guest post here, a press release there. Email bloggers and hope they respond.
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Tabbed Sitelinks Could Mean Big Changes For SEO

Tabbed Sitelinks Could Mean Big Changes For SEO | SEO Talk | Scoop.it
The news that Google is testing a huge overhaul to its search result pages called "tabbed sitelinks" has caused quite a stir.
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The 5 Deadly SEO Sins in an Age of Penguins & Pandas

The 5 Deadly SEO Sins in an Age of Penguins & Pandas | SEO Talk | Scoop.it
If you're new to the world of SEO, you're bound to have heard of the mayhem that Google's two most recent updates, namely the Panda (originally rolled out...
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Google: Further Penguin Update "Jolts" To Come; Panda Is Smoother & Monthly

Google: Further Penguin Update "Jolts" To Come; Panda Is Smoother & Monthly | SEO Talk | Scoop.it
Fasten your seat belt, if you’ve been spamming Google. The anti-spam “Penguin Update” will have more jolts in the coming months, as Google continues to adjust it.
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How Google Finds Unnatural Links to Your Website

How Google Finds Unnatural Links to Your Website | SEO Talk | Scoop.it

As most of us know by now, a significant part of the major blog link networks were de-indexed by Google prior to the penguin update. See how you can uncover a big link network in just a few minutes (without joining the network).

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URL Naming Best Practices

URL Naming Best Practices | SEO Talk | Scoop.it

The URL of a webpage is a very important factor as far as search engine optimization is concerned. Right after the title tags and meta description, a meaningful URL is considered a strong signal towards the “intent” of a page because, apart from Anchor text, a URL is the only parameter that can be used to “judge” a page before visiting it.

 

"Read on" to learn some best practices that webmasters should keep in mind when naming the URLs of their webpages.

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Creating Content When I'd Rather Be Doing Something Else

Creating Content When I'd Rather Be Doing Something Else | SEO Talk | Scoop.it
It’s summer. Do you really want to be reading 5 tips for barbecuing Pandas or an infographic on 7 ways to club a Penguin? Wouldn’t you rather be drinking a glass of wine while nibbling on cured meats, local cheeses and a nice piece of fruit?
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Power Searching With Google: Class is in Session Soon

Power Searching With Google: Class is in Session Soon | SEO Talk | Scoop.it
Class will soon be in session for a course on how to power search using Google's advanced options. Google's search professors will teach tricks on how to become a "great internet searcher," in the "high stakes" world of finding information online.
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How Google's Disavow Links Tool Can Remove Penalties

How Google's Disavow Links Tool Can Remove Penalties | SEO Talk | Scoop.it

Google says, Using disavow links tool can help remove penalties, but when it comes to manual penalties, disavowing links alone isn’t enough. With algorithmic penalties, there may be a time delay involved.

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Good Bye Anchor Text, Welcome Co-Citations: Revolution in Link Building for 2013 Revealed

Good Bye Anchor Text, Welcome Co-Citations: Revolution in Link Building for 2013 Revealed | SEO Talk | Scoop.it

"The Google Penguin update has changed the link building process forever. Gone are the days when it was easy to rank for desired keywords by building tons of links using exact keywords as the anchor text..."

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What is Evergreen Content and Why Should You Care?

What is Evergreen Content and Why Should You Care? | SEO Talk | Scoop.it

If you’re new to the field of blog management, you may have heard the phrase “evergreen content” thrown around time and time again by industry experts, and wondered what it meant.

 

Here's the low down and insight...

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Advanced Search Operator Tactics

Advanced Search Operator Tactics | SEO Talk | Scoop.it
A better understanding of advanced search commands, will make you more resourceful when doing site auditing, link prospecting, and competitor analysis. Let's explore the most awesome advanced search operators for Google and Bing and how to use them.
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Steps for SEO with Twitter

Steps for SEO with Twitter | SEO Talk | Scoop.it
SEO with Twitter is not just for businesses, but a business knows that Twitter is one of the most efficient marketing tool they have ever used.
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5 Killer SEO Insights from Analyzing a Billion Dollars in AdWords Spend

5 Killer SEO Insights from Analyzing a Billion Dollars in AdWords Spend | SEO Talk | Scoop.it
After analyzing a billion dollars of annualized AdWords spend, Larry Kim shares his top five SEO insights and strategies gained from pouring over all that paid search data, and outlines how you can use them to better understand trends in organic...
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Twitter's New SEO Play: A Profile Directory Of All User Accounts

Twitter's New SEO Play: A Profile Directory Of All User Accounts | SEO Talk | Scoop.it
Twitter has quietly launched a user profile directory that it hopes will bring it more search engine traffic. It’s Twitter’s second SEO play in recent weeks, coming on the heels of a change in its robots.txt file.
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Google Penguin Has SEO's In Panic Mode

Google Penguin Has SEO's In Panic Mode | SEO Talk | Scoop.it

The unthinkable has finally happened. Google has lowered the boom on thousands of "black hat" SEO's.

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SEO Industry Survey 2012 - How Google’s Free Tools Dominate Online Marketing

SEO Industry Survey 2012 - How Google’s Free Tools Dominate Online Marketing | SEO Talk | Scoop.it
Back in March in this year, SEOmoz conducted an Industry Survey that grabbed attention of almost 6500 people in more than 100 countries.
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10 Old SEO Methods You Need to Stop

10 Old SEO Methods You Need to Stop | SEO Talk | Scoop.it
Article submissions and reciprocal linking. Ignoring social signals and too much focus on ranking. Optimizing only for Google and creating content that’s thin. These are a few of my least favorite SEO things.
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Matt Cutts Discusses 301 Redirects Limits on Websites [VIDEO]

Matt Cutts Discusses 301 Redirects Limits on Websites [VIDEO] | SEO Talk | Scoop.it

Matt Cutts explains that Google Webmaster Help has created 375 videos (at the time) to answer questions users have asked and they have decided to do some more tutorial/informational videos. So, in this video Matt answers his own question “Is there a limit to how many 301 (Permanent) redirects I can do on a site?”

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Google’s Matt Cutts Talks Infographics, Differentiation & More

Google’s Matt Cutts Talks Infographics, Differentiation & More | SEO Talk | Scoop.it
In the interview on what makes a quality website, Matt Cutts discussed competing against big brands, infographic dangers, physical businesses with multiple websites and more. Here are his tips for dealing with a few common ranking challenges.
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