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#Optimize This: Integrating Social, SEO & Content - OMS 2012 Presentation

#Optimize This: Integrating Social, SEO & Content - OMS 2012 Presentation | SEO Talk | Scoop.it
I'm headed to (hopefully) sunny San Diego today for the annual Online Marketing Summit conference where I'll get to present on one of my favorite topics:...
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Google Still #1 Traffic Source For Most Of Top 30 Websites -- Report

Google Still #1 Traffic Source For Most Of Top 30 Websites -- Report | SEO Talk | Scoop.it

Almost no one will be surprised by this, but Google is the leading source of traffic for 23 of the top 30 websites. That’s according to Citi analyst Mark Mahaney in a document released yesterday to clients.

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SEO NEWS: Google Adsense Axes Jef Poskanzer! | SubmitEdge News - SEO News

SEO NEWS: Google Adsense Axes Jef Poskanzer! | SubmitEdge News - SEO News | SEO Talk | Scoop.it

Quality control at Google Adsense has been called into question again in news that every SEO around the world should be paying attention to. Jef Poskanzer, one of the most tenured and successful Adsense users ever, had his account terminated without explanation by Google. As for a response...

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Noble Samurai Reacts to The Changing Google Landscape

Noble Samurai Reacts to The Changing Google Landscape | SEO Talk | Scoop.it

The Google landscape is changing...

 

A large amount of Market Samurai functionality is currently built upon Google’s services. Noble Samurai is prioritizing the high usage modules such as Keyword Research and SEO Competition, to restore functionality.

 

That said, Noble Samurai is not the only company affected by Google's changes.

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Google Panda 3.2 Update Confirmed

Google Panda 3.2 Update Confirmed | SEO Talk | Scoop.it

Google has confirmed reports of a Panda update with us. The company told us they have done a data refresh of the Google Panda algorithm about a week ago, and added that there were no additional signals or algorithm changes.

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Perfecting Keyword Targeting & On-Page Optimization

Perfecting Keyword Targeting & On-Page Optimization | SEO Talk | Scoop.it

"How Do I Build the Perfectly Optimize Page?"


If you're in SEO, you probably hear this question a lot. Sadly, there's no cut and dry answer, but there are sets of best practices we can draw from and sharpen to help get close.

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13 SEO Terms Every Small Business Owner Should Know

13 SEO Terms Every Small Business Owner Should Know | SEO Talk | Scoop.it

I realized that most small business owner aren't familiar with SEO (Search Engine Optimization). So I’ve come up with a few favorite SEO terms to define and clarify in order to help those wanting to start down the road to SEO success.

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BANG! Google Upends Search Again: Google search undergoes 'most radical transformation ever'

BANG! Google Upends Search Again: Google search undergoes 'most radical transformation ever' | SEO Talk | Scoop.it
Google search is about to get way more personal.
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SOPA Saga Continues: Tech Giants Consider Internet Blackout and Support OPEN Act

SOPA Saga Continues: Tech Giants Consider Internet Blackout and Support OPEN Act | SEO Talk | Scoop.it

When Congress reconvenes later this month, they will consider passing the highly controversial Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA). Currently, the Senate is scheduled to debate the matter on January 24th and vote shortly thereafter.

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How To Get A 30% Increase In CTR With Structured Markup

How To Get A 30% Increase In CTR With Structured Markup | SEO Talk | Scoop.it
As documented by case studies in the U.S. and abroad, retail firms can get up to a 30 percent increase in organic traffic by using structured markup like Schema Microdata, GoodRelations and Google Rich Snippets, etc.
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12 SEO Authority Building Tips

12 SEO Authority Building Tips | SEO Talk | Scoop.it

By now you know you need to focus on authority, your own, as well as relationships with other authorities. But what are the best strategies for developing authority?

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Bing Catching Up To Yahoo

Bing Catching Up To Yahoo | SEO Talk | Scoop.it
Bing may already be powering Yahoo search, but it is still behind in terms of where people are actually searching from.
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How to Use Government Data for Link Development

How to Use Government Data for Link Development | SEO Talk | Scoop.it
You can use data found on government websites to create compelling linkable material. This freely available material, in conjunction with your own research and insight, should help you make content that gets linked to by all the right places.
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How Much Does SEO Cost? | SEO Pricing (Problems) Explained!

How Much Does SEO Cost? | SEO Pricing (Problems) Explained! | SEO Talk | Scoop.it
“Why can’t you just give me a straight answer?” Johanna’s voice showed a trace of irritation.  “All I’m asking is how much you charge for SEO services!” I smiled. This was familiar terrain.
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7 Tips For Boosting SEO Of Your Facebook Page

7 Tips For Boosting SEO Of Your Facebook Page | SEO Talk | Scoop.it

It used to be that with the right mix of keyword-laden text, reciprocal links, and clever use of heading text, a crafty SEO expert could push a website up in the rankings. Now the focus is on your Facebook page, and you still need to get your brand or business in the top of the rankings. Here’s seven tips to help you do just that.

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An Interview With A Google Search Quality Rater

An Interview With A Google Search Quality Rater | SEO Talk | Scoop.it

Since at least 2005, Google has been using a large, worldwide focus group to help review its search results and the quality of the web pages that rank well in its algorithm.


Google Quality Raters are among us! 

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Help Customers Find You: How to Use Keywords on Your Social Networks

Help Customers Find You: How to Use Keywords on Your Social Networks | SEO Talk | Scoop.it

We are going to show you, step by step, some of the places and different ways you can use keywords on your social media pages.

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Google’s Algorithm Change: When Too Many Ads Attack

Google’s Algorithm Change: When Too Many Ads Attack | SEO Talk | Scoop.it

If your site looks like one of those Post No Bills wall that's covered in assorted flyers, ads, and various forms of clutter, there's a good chance it will suffer Google's wrath.

 

Are you one of the site owners that Google is targeting?

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Link Building Tool Review: Ontolo

Link Building Tool Review: Ontolo | SEO Talk | Scoop.it

Welcome back to the first Link Week of 2012!

 

Next up in our tool review series: Ontolo Internet Marketing Tools

 

The current Ontolo toolset is owned by partners Ben Wills and Andy Davidoff and has been a work in progress since 2008. The tool is designed to find link prospects based on topic, link types and phrases you provide.

 

Ben Wills explains it like this...

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21 Quick Actions You Can Do Today to Set Your Blog Up for Massive Success

21 Quick Actions You Can Do Today to Set Your Blog Up for Massive Success | SEO Talk | Scoop.it
You can read all the blogging advice in the world, but none of it matters unless you take action.
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What Comes Before The Landing Page - The Crucial Role Of Psychology-Driven SEO

What Comes Before The Landing Page - The Crucial Role Of Psychology-Driven SEO | SEO Talk | Scoop.it
Your ‘landing page’ is the first step a visitor takes into your online universe. But that page is actually the last step in your strategic plan to attract those visitors.
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Seven Mobile SEO Myths Exposed

Seven Mobile SEO Myths Exposed | SEO Talk | Scoop.it
Not too long ago, the article Mobile SEO is a Myth got a lot of people fired up about the foolish notion that mobile SEO is a construct developed by salesmen to sell more SEO services.
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An SEO Playbook For 2012

An SEO Playbook For 2012 | SEO Talk | Scoop.it
Search Engine Optimization is growing up. I am not ready to say the Wild West SEO days are completely eradicated, but in 2011 good search engine optimization is less about trickery and more about engaging content and audience development than ever before.
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