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Identifying Link Penalties in 2012

Identifying Link Penalties in 2012 | SEO Tips, Advice, Help | Scoop.it

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times. For SEOs and webmasters in June 2012, that sentiment is true. Some websites have reached record highs in SERPs since the sites which have been beating them for so long have been penalized. This summer, make relaxation a top priority! The first step in dealing with a penalty is identification. Site owners often are not immediately aware they have been penalized. They notice a drop in traffic or rankings, then begin to investigate the issue. So how do you really know if your site has been penalized? Once you know you have been penalized, how can you figure out the cause and fix it?

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8 Attributes of Content That Inspire Action

8 Attributes of Content That Inspire Action | SEO Tips, Advice, Help | Scoop.it
Below is a breakdown of eight elements that inspire action and how to add them into your content. You should be purposefully weaving these elements into your content.
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How Much Do Social Signals Play Into Google Rankings?

How Much Do Social Signals Play Into Google Rankings? | SEO Tips, Advice, Help | Scoop.it
When it comes to the big black box that is Google, we will never know exactly what's going on. Does Google use social signals as a ranking factor? A lot of folks seem to think so. Are they wrong? Or is the answer a bit more complex?
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Search Market Share: Google Up, Bing Flat, Yahoo Hits New Low

Search Market Share: Google Up, Bing Flat, Yahoo Hits New Low | SEO Tips, Advice, Help | Scoop.it

The financial analysts are starting to expose search market share data for May, ahead of the official release of those numbers by comScore tomorrow. If they’re accurate the data we saw reflect another monthly decline for Yahoo and AOL. Bing was flat while Google gained.

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New Company Just To Sue Over Google Negative Results

New Company Just To Sue Over Google Negative Results | SEO Tips, Advice, Help | Scoop.it
Matt Cutts, the lead of the search spam team, posted in a Hacker News thread that is probably doesn't make sense to sue Google over negative results.
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Facebook's Official WordPress Plugin Simplifies Social Sharing

Facebook's Official WordPress Plugin Simplifies Social Sharing | SEO Tips, Advice, Help | Scoop.it

Looking to integrate Facebook into your WordPress site? Well, now no third party plugins are required as Facebook officially launched the “Facebook for WordPress plugin.” Wordpress is the most popular publishing platform on the web to date, powering 16.6% of the web. The plugin allows publishers to socially publish all articles when pushing content live.

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How Will the New HootSuite and HubSpot Partnership Affect Your Marketing Efforts?

How Will the New HootSuite and HubSpot Partnership Affect Your Marketing Efforts? | SEO Tips, Advice, Help | Scoop.it

Now that the excitement about the HootSuite and HubSpot partnership has died down, it’s time to really consider what this will mean for small businesses’ social media efforts

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9 Important Questions To Ask Before Hiring An SEO |

9 Important Questions To Ask Before Hiring An SEO | | SEO Tips, Advice, Help | Scoop.it

Hiring an SEO can be a nerve-wracking process due to the sheer amount of noise in the industry. Add in the fact that SEO takes time to see results and you can understand why there are still many people who are SEO adverse.

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Google Does Partial Penalty Revocations

Google Does Partial Penalty Revocations | SEO Tips, Advice, Help | Scoop.it
Google will partially remove a penalty when they see you take significant action on a notification.

John Mueller from Google said in response to a Google Webmaster Help thread that they do indeed do this...
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5 Steps to Boosting the Perceived Value of Your Copywriting Content

5 Steps to Boosting the Perceived Value of Your Copywriting Content | SEO Tips, Advice, Help | Scoop.it
So, writers… call me crazy, but do you ever get the idea that brainstorming strategies, research and content creation just aren’t appreciated?
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Google Will Soon Ignore Links You Tell It To

Google Will Soon Ignore Links You Tell It To | SEO Tips, Advice, Help | Scoop.it

Google’s Matt Cutts stated Google is considering offering a tool that would let webmasters disavow certain links.

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9 Ways to Measure Your Brand's Social Media Health

9 Ways to Measure Your Brand's Social Media Health | SEO Tips, Advice, Help | Scoop.it
There's a lot of data available to marketers, but not all of it is relevant. Here are nine key indicators and why they matter to a brand.
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The New Approach to Keyword Research & Allocation | Search Engine Journal

The New Approach to Keyword Research & Allocation | Search Engine Journal | SEO Tips, Advice, Help | Scoop.it

Keyword research has always been an integral part of SEO and digital marketing. The process is usually pretty basic – find the keywords that have high traffic, relate to your business and low competition if possible.

Expert SEO’ers will have a more in-depth approach but the above is quite common.

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Getting the Maximum Number of Links From Your Infographic

Getting the Maximum Number of Links From Your Infographic | SEO Tips, Advice, Help | Scoop.it
An in-depth guide to making the most out of your infographic, framed from the point of view of gaining the highest level of distribution (and therefore links) as possible.
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Facebook Launches New Plugin for WordPress & Simplifies Social Publishing

Facebook Launches New Plugin for WordPress & Simplifies Social Publishing | SEO Tips, Advice, Help | Scoop.it

With WordPress powering more than 16% of all websites, people have been asking Facebook to release an official WordPress plugin for years. Yesterday, Facebook finally launched the brand new, official WordPress plugin that will help bloggers and site owners use Facebook to promote their sites and encourage social interaction. The Facebook for WordPress plugin does not require coding or technical expertise to install, and it allows WordPress site owners to easily integrate their sites with Facebook.

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Simple Ideas for Engaging Your Site Visitors

Simple Ideas for Engaging Your Site Visitors | SEO Tips, Advice, Help | Scoop.it

No matter what line of business you’re in, if you’re a startup or simply lack the enormous advertising budget that’s available to your rivals, then it’s time to think outside the box a little and come up with some more creative ideas for self-promotion.

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6 Months with Panda: A Story of Complacency, Hard Decisions, and Recovery

6 Months with Panda: A Story of Complacency, Hard Decisions, and Recovery | SEO Tips, Advice, Help | Scoop.it

Long road to recovery...but worth the work

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How to Create the Best YouTube Advertising Strategy

How to Create the Best YouTube Advertising Strategy | SEO Tips, Advice, Help | Scoop.it
Which video advertising option is right for your account? How can you tell if it will go over well with your audience? Learn from these four examples how you can create the best YouTube advertising strategy based on audience, budget, and reach.
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Google Updates Hot Searches With Images and More Info

Google Updates Hot Searches With Images and More Info | SEO Tips, Advice, Help | Scoop.it
Google has updated its Hot Searches section (previously known as Hot Trends) to be more visual and informative.
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Twitter Implements "Tailored Trends" To Increase Trend Relevancy

Twitter Implements "Tailored Trends" To Increase Trend Relevancy | SEO Tips, Advice, Help | Scoop.it

Last month Twitter launched “Tailored Suggestions” to help make more relevant suggestions. The new tailored trends will now reference your geographic area and those you follow to determine the trend you’d be most receptive of. So no longer will you be bombarded with other geographic trends or items that don’t pertain to your Twitter network.

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Google Showing The Same Website Too Many Times?

Google Showing The Same Website Too Many Times? | SEO Tips, Advice, Help | Scoop.it
Yesterday, there were many complaints in the forums, on Twitter and even a bunch of people emailed me, specifically around Google showing the same site (same domain name) in the search results for a single query on the first and second page...
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Beyond Google: Tap Into the Alternative Search Engine Data Opportunity

Beyond Google: Tap Into the Alternative Search Engine Data Opportunity | SEO Tips, Advice, Help | Scoop.it
33 million searches take place daily on alternative search sites, outside of the core search engines. Is your company using this wealth of high intent data to its fullest potential? A new report and retargeting tips from Magnetic show you how.
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Official Google Webmaster Central Blog: Recommendations for building smartphone-optimized websites

Official Google Webmaster Central Blog: Recommendations for building smartphone-optimized websites | SEO Tips, Advice, Help | Scoop.it

Today we’d like to give you Google’s recommendations for building smartphone-optimized websites and explain how to do so in a way that gives both your desktop- and smartphone-optimized sites the best chance of performing well in Google’s search results.

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4 Tips to Protect Your Small Business Against Cyberattacks

4 Tips to Protect Your Small Business Against Cyberattacks | SEO Tips, Advice, Help | Scoop.it
Cyberattacks -- including hacks and data theft -- aren't just for big companies. Here are steps you can take to protect your small business.
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Death To The Cliché Landing Page

Death To The Cliché Landing Page | SEO Tips, Advice, Help | Scoop.it

Usually there’s one of two reasons for a bad landing page. Either (a) the marketer didn’t think about this specific interaction, and the experience is accidentally bad. Or (b) the marketer thought about it — but they thought more about what they wanted (the conversion) rather than what the respondent wanted. Like this specimen for mobile payment processing (redacted to protect their identity):

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