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- 7/29/2014

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The Return of “Barnacle SEO” and Why It's Perfect for Small [...]

Jul 29, 2014 - Small business owners face a number of challenges when competing for attention on the web. As advantageous as the internet is by making it easier for companies to promote their brand and build a strong customer base, it doesn't necessarily treat all businesses equally. For the smaller business [...]

Unraveling Panda Patterns

Jul 29, 2014 - billslawski This is my first official blog post at, and I'm going to be requesting your help and expertise and imagination. I'm going to be asking you to take over as Panda for a little while to see if you can identify the kinds of things that Google's Navneet Panda addressed when faced [...]

New Google My Business Hours Requirement?

Jul 28, 2014 - The other day I was doing the local SEO thing and called Google My Business support to get a client’s duplicate listing removed. After a pretty standard conversation about merging this dupe removed we hung up. A few minutes later I got a call, and it was the Google rep I just spoke with [...]

How Knowledge Base Entities can be Used in Searches

Jul 28, 2014 - When Google crawls the Web to collect information about objects or entities, it also collects facts about those entities. These facts are separated into different categories or attributes associated with those entities. For example, a book may have attributes such as an author, a publisher, a year [...]

Here's Your Syllabus: Everything a Marketer Needs for Day 1 [...]

Jul 28, 2014 - willcritchlow A few years ago, I wrote a post on my personal blog about MBA courses. I have a great deal of respect for the top-flight MBA courses based, in part, on how difficult I found the business-school courses I took during my graduate degree. I'm well aware of the stereotypes prevalent in [...]

4 Things Online Publishers Need to Know to Avoid Legal Troub [...]

Jul 27, 2014 - Online publishing has made it so easy for anyone to express his thoughts and opinions online, as well as share experiences and expertise. With online publishing being relatively new, some people who are only starting in the niche may not be aware that there are laws that do apply online. Source [...]

Will Google's EU Woes Ever End?

Jul 26, 2014 - The EUs “Right to be Forgotten Ruling” seems to be one endless headache for Google. The latest reports suggest that Google's handling of these requests is the latest item up for scrutiny by European data protection authorities. What seems to be the problem? Well, it appears that Google is only [...]

Google Updates Local Search Algorithm

Jul 25, 2014 - Yesterday, SEO Roundtables Barry Schwartz reported that Google has launched an algorithm update targeted at local search. The aim of the update (as always) is to provide more accurate and relevant local results more closely tied to traditional ranking signals. It is suggested that the update will [...]

Solutions For Responsive Images [Responsive Design]

Jul 25, 2014 - As a designer and developer we find various technologies to improve online user interaction within multi resolutions. With the increase of people using smartphones and tablets to browse or purchase online, there is no reason why having a responsive website is not important to your company. [...]

10 Questions to Guide Your Best Link Building Campaign

Jul 25, 2014 - One of the most common questions small business owners ask is surprisingly simple; How do I start link building? Unfortunately, building a powerful link building campaign cannot be summed up in a short step-by-step. The best place to start is by seeking an understanding of how you want to execute [...]

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