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Landing Page ROI 101: Are Your Landing Pages More Like Bouncing Betties?

Landing Page ROI 101: Are Your Landing Pages More Like Bouncing Betties? | SEO Tips, Advice, Help | Scoop.it
You’ve spent thousands of dollars on professional landing pages: professional design; professional copy; professional images. The pages drip professionalism and you’ve watched more dollar signs float out of your wallet than a bird has feathers.

 

Landing Pages vs. Preferred Landing Pages (PLPs)

People often get confused by the term landing pages. They assume this means a special type of page. Instead, a landing page is just any page a visitor lands on. For example, if a visitor has landed on your contact page first, your contact page is a landing page.

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Can You Legally Sue Sites That Link To You?

Can You Legally Sue Sites That Link To You? | SEO Tips, Advice, Help | Scoop.it
Can you imagine writing a story, linking that story to other relevant web sites and then years later being hit with a lawsuit over linking to a web site?
Well, that is what is starting to happen to some webmasters and publishers!
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The State Of The Internet [InfoGraphic]

The State Of The Internet [InfoGraphic] | SEO Tips, Advice, Help | Scoop.it

Every quarter, Akamai takes a look at global internet connection speeds, attack traffic, network connectivity and more. They take the data from the latest State of the Internet reportand visualized it in infographic form.

The info obtained from this quarters report is fairly interesting actually. The United States lead the way with the most new IP addresses, even though China had the highest overall percentage change. The unique addresses gained in the top 10 countries actually represents 67% of the overall IP addresses gained!

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Google Places Launches New Bulk Listing Management Tool

Google Places Launches New Bulk Listing Management Tool | SEO Tips, Advice, Help | Scoop.it
Google Places has announced changes and new features to its bulk listing management tool that it hopes will make it easier for business owners with multiple locations (and local search marketers who manage multiple locations).
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Why SEO is Best in Recession

Why SEO is Best in Recession | SEO Tips, Advice, Help | Scoop.it

Yes, the country’s back in recession and we’re all doomed to spend the next 10 years wandering through an economic wasteland.

Or are we? Now’s the time for start-ups with good ideas and great motivation to take advantage of low spending by their bigger rivals. And here’s how low-budget SEO can help…

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Are You Setting Up WordPress For SEO Success?

Are You Setting Up WordPress For SEO Success? | SEO Tips, Advice, Help | Scoop.it
Do I use pages or posts? Tag or categories? Why are there 891 duplicate titles in my SEOmoz crawl report? What chu talkin' bout WordPress?! Let's find out! I lay down the best SEO practices for your WordPress setup.
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CIA thwarts new underwear bomb plot against jet

CIA thwarts new underwear bomb plot against jet | SEO Tips, Advice, Help | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON -- The CIA thwarted an ambitious plot by Al Qaeda 's affiliate in Yemen to destroy a U.S.-bound airliner using a bomb with a sophisticated new design around the one-year anniversary of the killing of Osama bin Laden , U.S.
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Google's 50+ Updates For April (Penguin)

Google's 50+ Updates For April (Penguin) | SEO Tips, Advice, Help | Scoop.it
Google released their now monthly update on the changes they made to Google search over the past month. It is really great that Google does this and this time they shared 53 changes in April.
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Google Penguin Update: A Lesson In Cloaking

Google Penguin Update: A Lesson In Cloaking | SEO Tips, Advice, Help | Scoop.it

There are a number of reasons your site might have been hit by Google’s recent Penguin update (formerly known as the Webspam update). Barring any unintended penalties, the algorithm has wiped out sites engaging in webspam and black hat SEO tactics. In other words, Google has targeted any site that is violating its quality guidelines.

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Will Wheaton Slams Google for Incessantly Pushing Google+

Will Wheaton Slams Google for Incessantly Pushing Google+ | SEO Tips, Advice, Help | Scoop.it

Wil Wheaton may no longer be the “mortal enemy” of fictional character Sheldon Cooper on the CBS TV Show "The Big Bang Theory", but the actor and writer isn’t hiding his contempt for how Google is forcing Google+ down the throats of users.

 

"Oh, go f*** yourself, Google. This is just as bad as companies forcing me to “like” something on Facebook before I can view whatever it is they want me to “like.”

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Study Says Facebook Privacy Concerns Are on the Rise - Is It Accurate?

Study Says Facebook Privacy Concerns Are on the Rise - Is It Accurate? | SEO Tips, Advice, Help | Scoop.it
Consumer Reports' annual State of the Net study shows increased concern over privacy on Facebook - but does the report back itself up?
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18 ways to take advantage of Facebook and Twitter for your business

18 ways to take advantage of Facebook and Twitter for your business | SEO Tips, Advice, Help | Scoop.it
Social media is huge. Just look at the stats. Below are 18 simple ways to get your social media marketing right.
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Google+ Promotion May Improve Organic Search Ranking Infographic

Google+ Promotion May Improve Organic Search Ranking Infographic | SEO Tips, Advice, Help | Scoop.it

To see if you can really drive up an organic search engine ranking using some social media sites you may have heard of, TastyPlacement created about as controlled of an experiment as you could do within the vast petri dish that is the internet. As it turns out, collecting Google+ followers seems to be the best way to push a site’s ranking up by as much as 14.63%. Facebook and Twitter showed signs of improving organic search results but not nearly to the degree of promoting via Google+ followers (canvasing for +1s on Google+ resulted in a slightly lesser push in search ranking, but still wasn’t too bad). The only promotional strategy that didn’t seem to improve a site’s ranking was by recruiting Twitter followers.

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Bing Introduces 3-Column Search Results With Snapshots, Social Sidebar

Bing Introduces 3-Column Search Results With Snapshots, Social Sidebar | SEO Tips, Advice, Help | Scoop.it
Bing will soon debut a big search results redesign. Rather than forcing social results into the main organic results, Bing will unveil a three-column design with organic results as the main pane, “entities” in the middle, and social on the right.
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Fake Emails Regarding Google Webmaster Tools Unnatural Links

Fake Emails Regarding  Google Webmaster Tools Unnatural Links | SEO Tips, Advice, Help | Scoop.it

SCAM ALERT. Didnt take long for bad seo companies...or shall we say wanna be seo companies to try and make a profit over fake emails to soliciate unneeded business from you. TO NOT BE FOOLED

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The Best and Worst Times to Share on Facebook, Twitter

The Best and Worst Times to Share on Facebook, Twitter | SEO Tips, Advice, Help | Scoop.it

Link shortening and tracking service bit.ly has released new data on the best and worst times to share links on popular social networks. The company revealed that posting links to Twitter between the hours of 1:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. ET (or 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. PT) will give you the highest click rank, especially on days earlier in the week. Meanwhile, sending a tweet with a link after 8:00 p.m. should be avoided — as should posting links after 3:00 p.m. on Fridays.

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British woman changes name for charity -- it's 161 words

British woman changes name for charity -- it's 161 words | SEO Tips, Advice, Help | Scoop.it
What's in a name? In the case of the former Dawn McManus of Hartlepool, England, 161 words. She did it for charity. But you can call her "Red."

The 41-year-old McManus, of Hartlepool, England, made the record-setting name change to encourage fundraising for Red Dreams, a charity set up after her son died to support young people pursuing artistic careers, the BBC tells us. "Dreams" is her new surname, which leaves 159 words for her new middle name -- actually the names of people the charity has helped.

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Google, Big Data & What it Means for SEO

Google, Big Data & What it Means for SEO | SEO Tips, Advice, Help | Scoop.it
What Does Big Data Mean Anyway?
Generally speaking, big data refers to the processing and analysis of large data sets to support better real world decision-making. Here is what makes big data both timely and unique:
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How to Optimize Your Headlines for Google and Humans

How to Optimize Your Headlines for Google and Humans | SEO Tips, Advice, Help | Scoop.it

Google and SEO may make you cringe, but the combo matters in search. Here are SEO examples from news outlets that range from bad to best. Why do search engines always rank certain websites so highly? Sure, their content might be great, but their search engine optimization is definitely awesome. Indeed, for many sites, the search-engine spiders that crawl the web deliver a third or more of their traffic.

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Google's April Updates: Bigger & Tiered Index, Document Ranking, Sitelink Changes & More

Google's April Updates: Bigger & Tiered Index, Document Ranking, Sitelink Changes & More | SEO Tips, Advice, Help | Scoop.it

This list is particularly interesting because of all the upheaval happening this month, what with Panda updates 3.5 and 3.6 occurring in an eight-day span, along with the Penguin update and a Google screwup related to parked domains. Yeah, April was a crazy month for SEO folks.

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Google Algorithm Changes For April: Big List Released

Google Algorithm Changes For April: Big List Released | SEO Tips, Advice, Help | Scoop.it

As expected, Google has finally released its big list of algorithm changes for the month of April. It’s been an interesting month, to say the least, with not only the Penguin update, but a couple of Panda updates sprinkled in. There’s not a whole lot about either of those on this list, however, which is really a testament to just how many things Google is always doing to change its algorithm – signals (some of them, at least) which could help or hurt you in other ways besides the hugely publicized updates.

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How To Survive Google's Unnatural Links Warnings & Avoid Over-optimisation

How To Survive Google's Unnatural Links Warnings & Avoid Over-optimisation | SEO Tips, Advice, Help | Scoop.it

Google’s actions against “overoptimised” sites have been intensified and it seems that the recent updates are able to detect various links-related overoptimisation violations that can result in short or long-term positional drops, with or without warnings. Even though Google announced the Penguin update on the 24th if April 2012, changes on Google’s link evaluation system have been noticeable several weeks before the public announcement.

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Why Automating Social Media Marketing Could Hurt Facebook

Why Automating Social Media Marketing Could Hurt Facebook | SEO Tips, Advice, Help | Scoop.it
A dozen or so firms are trying to sell the idea of automating social media marketing. Here's why that could hurt Facebook.
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In Case You Missed It: Your Rank Tracking Reports Are Now Useless

In Case You Missed It: Your Rank Tracking Reports Are Now Useless | SEO Tips, Advice, Help | Scoop.it

In Case You Missed It: Your Rank Tracking Reports Are Now Useles

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Penguins, Pandas, and Panic at the Zoo

Penguins, Pandas, and Panic at the Zoo | SEO Tips, Advice, Help | Scoop.it
In the aftermath of Google's Penguin update, there's no shortage of panic. Like any algorithm update, you need to assess the damage - here are some dos and don'ts to keep you from making a bad situation worse.
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