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Disavowing Links In Google

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Disavowing Links In Google: Important Details You Need To Know...

Google just introduced a new tool to disavow links. This means that problem links will no longer be “counted” against you.

Google is very clear that this is an advanced tool for “Power Users” and not something that everyone needs. People should be careful messing around with it.

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Social SEO: The Best SEO And Social Media Training Available - Guaranteed!

Social SEO: The Best SEO And Social Media Training Available - Guaranteed! | SEO Tips, Advice, Help | Scoop.it
Social SEO Profit Academy makes social media and SEO possible for the small business owner, in a way that was never possible before.
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Social SEO and Social Media. Let’s get down to the nitty-gritty video

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Bing’s URL Keyword Stuffing Filter Reduces Traffic to Spam Sites by 75%

Bing’s URL Keyword Stuffing Filter Reduces Traffic to Spam Sites by 75% | SEO Tips, Advice, Help | Scoop.it
Bing says it looked at a number of signals that suggest possible use of URL keyword stuffing and its efforts have since impacted 3 percent of queries.
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Using a relatively new spam filtering mechanism that targets URL keyword stuffing (KWS), Bing says it has filtered out an average of approximately one in 10 URLs per impacted query, or about 3 percent of Bing queries overall. In addition, Bing says roughly 5 million sites with 130 million URLs have been impacted, resulting in a reduction of more than 75 percent of traffic to those sites from Bing.

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The Confusion Over Google's Algorithm Updates & Refreshes

The Confusion Over Google's Algorithm Updates & Refreshes | SEO Tips, Advice, Help | Scoop.it

Did Google update Penguin or Panda algorithms? Your site is impacted by many algorithms says Google.

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Often, Google will not confirm updates or algorithm refreshes. Plus, with manual actions and link penalties happening all the time, it makes it hard to determine if Google updated its ranking algorithms or if a penalty was pushed out that impacted a large number of sites.

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How I Did It! The Growth Of A Successful SEO Business

How I Did It! The Growth Of A Successful SEO Business | SEO Tips, Advice, Help | Scoop.it
Jennifer Horowitz, Director of Marketing for EcomBuffet shares a little history
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So many people have said to me “Jenn, how did you grow your business? How did you build up this membership training program?”   I realized I’ve never shared all of my story, so here I go…

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Pigeon Advice from Top Local SEOs and a Pigeon-Proofing Checklist

Pigeon Advice from Top Local SEOs and a Pigeon-Proofing Checklist | SEO Tips, Advice, Help | Scoop.it
Six top local SEOs share their Pigeon survival tips, and I've added a Pigeon-proofing checklist for your perusal!
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If you work in Local SEO, chances are you've been fielding tons of questions from clients since Google rolled out the Pigeon update in late July. Need a little extra support providing sound advice in what are still the early days of this development that has caused both organic and local ranking shakeups? Here's your chance to learn what six of the finest Local SEOs on the map are telling their own clients and readers about Pigeon, followed up by a checklist aimed at helping you Pigeon-proof your local presence.

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Visual Attraction: How to Captivate Your Visitors' Attention | SEJ

Visual Attraction: How to Captivate Your Visitors' Attention | SEJ | SEO Tips, Advice, Help | Scoop.it
People undoubtedly understand that visual attention is of importance when it comes to doing anything. So the same goes for visiting websites.
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So it’s of great importance to direct your visitor’s visual attention to those parts of your website you want them to see. To make sure you’re keeping their visual attention. In this post, I will discuss three aspects of visual attention: visual cueing, facial distraction and perceptual incongruence.

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44 Social Media Post Ideas That WILL Get A Response

44 Social Media Post Ideas That WILL Get A Response | SEO Tips, Advice, Help | Scoop.it
Social media posts that get exposure and get clicks are hard to create. Learn how to write posts that will get a response
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The first thing I think you should realize is that   “good” is subjective. 15 retweets for someone brand new to Twitter is probably pretty awesome. For others, they may not be happy until they see engagement numbers in the hundreds. So, step one is to figure out what is realistic for where you are at now. Be aggressive but realistic.

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Are Hashtags Dead? Do Tweets with Images Get More Followers? Twitter Growth Factors (and Some Excel Tips)

Are Hashtags Dead? Do Tweets with Images Get More Followers? Twitter Growth Factors (and Some Excel Tips) | SEO Tips, Advice, Help | Scoop.it
What factors go into determining how many Twitter followers you gain (and lose) each day? I analyzed thousands of accounts to find the answer.
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The types of content you tweet have significant impacts on attracting and keeping followers. Each tweet that includes an image, has a hashtag, is a retweet, or mentions someone associates with 2-6% more daily followers.

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Pinterest Introduces A New Analytics Platform For Business Users

Pinterest Introduces A New Analytics Platform For Business Users | SEO Tips, Advice, Help | Scoop.it
Pinterest often hears from businesses who change their product and marketing strategies based on insights learned on the platform, the company stated in an
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In an effort to continue to help businesses improve how they work, Pinterest has introduced a new analytics platform. The new analytics platform is said to be smarter, and capable of providing meaningful insights about what your customers are interested in.

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Chris Parsell's curator insight, August 28, 11:06 AM

First Twitter...now Pinterest....my digital product management cup runneth over.

 

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http://yourprofitweb.com

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Facebook Explains How Their Spam Algorithm Will Fight Click Bait

Facebook Explains How Their Spam Algorithm Will Fight Click Bait | SEO Tips, Advice, Help | Scoop.it
Facebook announced that they are going to weed out click bait headlines and posts from the newsfeed because their users do not like them.The two items they are going to fight against are:(1) Click-Bai
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How I Deal With SEO Outsourcing Calls

How I Deal With SEO Outsourcing Calls | SEO Tips, Advice, Help | Scoop.it
If you are anything like me, you get several sales pitches a day, including one or two requests from companies to outsource your SEO or web development to them. My company on average gets three phone
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It goes like this.... Someone calls and you detect they are selling you something. You say, oh, you need to talk to Lenny, I'll transfer you to Lenny. Then Lenny takes over.

Remember, Lenny is a robot. Here is a recording I took on Friday of a company trying to outsource SEO services that spoke to Lenny. It went on almost twenty minutes!

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Jayne Courts's curator insight, August 26, 2:01 AM

I think we all need a 'Lenny' LOL

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Online Marketing For Startups

Online Marketing For Startups | SEO Tips, Advice, Help | Scoop.it

So what can Online Marketing For Startups really do. The Internet is a marketing resource that has unlimited potential.  Although startups are popping up more and more, sustaining a successful online business may require following specific guidelines.

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For that reason, putting a specific product or service in front of a potential customer can be a difficult task. However, many businesses combat this issue by designing and implementing an effective online marketing strategy. Although many startups have a limited budget, there are several useful tips to develop a successful online marketing strategy inexpensively.

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Zafer Cengiz's curator insight, August 23, 7:28 AM

Online Marketing is the most critical aspect of Tourism Destinations, where this is not yet realized and activated properly. Special efforts must be taken to fulfill this gap, in order to reach an efficient Travel & Tourism mechanism with all regional TT stakeholders!

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27 of the Best Chrome Extensions You Should Check out Today

27 of the Best Chrome Extensions You Should Check out Today | SEO Tips, Advice, Help | Scoop.it
We love the Web. Seriously, we do. But sometimes, achieving what you want is a little harder and takes a little longer than you’d really want. It’s for that reason... Keep reading →
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DuckDuckGo To Be Featured In Apple's iOS 8

DuckDuckGo To Be Featured In Apple's iOS 8 | SEO Tips, Advice, Help | Scoop.it
DuckDuckGo will be one of several new search engines to choose from as your default search engine in Safari when Apple's iOS 8 launches on September 17th.
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When DuckDuckGo first launched it really only offered one feature worth bragging about, which was the ability to browse securely without your history being tracked. While they still offer that feature, DuckDuckGo has since grown into a full fledged search engine comprised of features you’d expect to see from the likes of Google and Bing.

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Back to Fundamentals: 6 Untapped Keyword Sources that Will Boost Organic Traffic

Back to Fundamentals: 6 Untapped Keyword Sources that Will Boost Organic Traffic | SEO Tips, Advice, Help | Scoop.it
Tapping out of keyword sources and running out of ideas? Use these not-so-obvious ways to get more keywords that'll improve your organic traffic.
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Today, things are different. The much-loved keyword tool has been replaced, long-tail keywords have the ascendancy, and it's harder to figure out what users are actually searching for.The rules have changed, and so have the ways of playing the game. I still use the Keyword Planner, but I've also discovered a medley of not-so-obvious ways to get keywords that improve my organic traffic.

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Twitter is testing a 'buy' button for tweets on mobile - The Next Web

Twitter is testing a 'buy' button for tweets on mobile - The Next Web | SEO Tips, Advice, Help | Scoop.it

For now it’s just a test; Twitter says only a small group of brands, nonprofits and music artists will be able to use the new “buy” button for now. It will, however, be offering the feature to additional partners in the future.Twitter is introducing a seamless commerce experience to its users on mobile. While browsing through your timeline, there’s a chance you’ll now stumble across tweets that feature a large “buy”... Keep reading →

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For now it’s just a test; Twitter says only a small group of brands, nonprofits and music artists will be able to use the new “buy” button for now. It will, however, be offering the feature to additional partners in the future.

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Marilyn Moran's curator insight, September 8, 6:42 PM

This could be awesome especially to e-commerce businesses!

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How Do You Write When You Aren’t A Writer?

How Do You Write When You Aren’t A Writer? | SEO Tips, Advice, Help | Scoop.it
Writing when you aren't a writer is hard. Here are some copywriting and content creation tips.
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So many site owners that I talk to can’t afford to outsource their writing and don’t feel they are equipped to handle it themselves. I remind them that we don’t all have the same skills and talents but as a business owner sometimes you just have to do stuff you can’t do.  Also, remember, it’s true there is a certain element of writing that comes naturally but there is also part that is learned.  You can learn to become a better writer.

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Save Time and Money With Social Media Automation

Save Time and Money With Social Media Automation | SEO Tips, Advice, Help | Scoop.it
Social media automation can be a great way to save time and resources. But you do need to use it wisely to ensure the quality of your social presence.
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Given the fact that almost three quarters of adult internet users now regularly use at least one social media platform, social media marketing provides a unique and unparalleled opportunity to engage with your customer base.

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YouTube Keyword Tool Sunsets: Replaced By AdWords Display Planner Tool

YouTube Keyword Tool Sunsets: Replaced By AdWords Display Planner Tool | SEO Tips, Advice, Help | Scoop.it

The YouTube keyword tool has been shuttered for good. The company announced it would sunset on September 1st in favor of the Display Planner’s AdWords for video keyword suggestions. Users must have an AdWords account to access the Display Planner.

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For marketers that have been accustomed to the the YouTube keyword tool, using the Display Planner will take some adjustment. It’s no longer as easy as entering a set of keywords and pressing a button.

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Expert Insights On The Future Of SEO, Part 1

Expert Insights On The Future Of SEO, Part 1 | SEO Tips, Advice, Help | Scoop.it
Do you have the skills it will take to thrive in the SEO environment of the future? In the first of this 3-part series, search industry veterans weigh in on how things will be different in 2015.
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The upheavals in SEO over the last few years have been dramatic and, in some instances, devastating. The status quo has been altered forever. No more does the “same old, same old” work. Everything is different — and the evolution continues.

 

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Twitter Opens Up Its Analytics Dashboard To All Users

Twitter Opens Up Its Analytics Dashboard To All Users | SEO Tips, Advice, Help | Scoop.it
It has been a good news day if you love social media analytics. First, Pinterest introduces a new analytics platform, and now Twitter opens up its analytic
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Last month Twitter launched an analytics dashboard that was akin to having Google Analytics for Twitter. It did everything you would want in a Twitter analytics tool, such as measure the performance of all your tweets, track how many people viewed your tweets and clicked on your links and so on.. Now it is available for everyone to use

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Bing, Following Google, Will Test Close Variants in Exact Match

Bing, Following Google, Will Test Close Variants in Exact Match | SEO Tips, Advice, Help | Scoop.it
Bing will test the inclusion of close variants in exact match for some queries, which some say helps pave the way for a future with keywordless search.
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During its test, Bing says exact match will include "minor grammatical variations," such as plurals, abbreviations, acronyms, spacing, and misspellings.

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Bing On Search Spam Detection Techniques & Filtering

Bing On Search Spam Detection Techniques & Filtering | SEO Tips, Advice, Help | Scoop.it
Microsoft's Igor Rondel, Principal Development Manager of the Bing Index Quality team published a blog post on the Bing Search blog named Web Spam Filterin
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How Bing's search algorithms detect, filter and combat spam to improve their search quality.

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4 Tips to Create the Perfect Cover Photo on Any Social Network |

4 Tips to Create the Perfect Cover Photo on Any Social Network | | SEO Tips, Advice, Help | Scoop.it
Want to get more from your social media cover photos? Here's how to improve your first social media impressions.
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Tips to improve the quality and impact of your cover images today.

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Twitter To Start Showing You Tweets From People You Don't Follow - Search Engine Journal

Twitter To Start Showing You Tweets From People You Don't Follow - Search Engine Journal | SEO Tips, Advice, Help | Scoop.it

Prepare yourself to start seeing tweets in your timeline from people you don’t follow. A change to Twitter’s timeline is going to start pulling in tweets from people you don’t follow if Twitter consider’s that tweet to be “popular or relevant.

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These new additions to Twitter’s timeline started as an experiment but will now be a permanent change to the service.

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Marian Royal Vigil's curator insight, August 26, 9:21 AM

I like Twitter, but this could be a change that will cause me to cancel my account.

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EcomBuffet - Your Social SEO Resource Library

EcomBuffet - Your Social SEO Resource Library | SEO Tips, Advice, Help | Scoop.it
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How would you like access to all EcomBuffet's current reports? Check it out for your own personal resource library. Join the 17,982 others that have these free reports!

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