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The Fail-Safe Technique to Keep Your Article on Track: Outli [...]

Apr 16, 2014 - Ensure your article promises to deliver -- and then deliver what your promise by staying locked on your topic. Here's how to have a 100% success rate.Post from: Search Engine People SEO BlogThe Fail-Safe Technique to Keep Your Article on Track: Outlines--Written by Mandy Boyle, Mandy Boyle

How to Conquer Your Fear of Failure in Blogging

Apr 16, 2014 - “The only thing we have to fear is fear itself—nameless, unreasoning, unjustified terror which paralyzes needed efforts to convert retreat into advance.” Thus said Franklin D. Roosevelt in his 1932 presidential election campaign speech. Powerful words indeed. They shed light to the fact [...]

You Just Can't Trust Google Maps, At This Point, To Produce [...]

Apr 15, 2014 - Fantastic interview by Nyagaslov Zhekov with Dan Austin on Google’s ineffectual response to map SPAM, including Bryan Seely’s spoofing of Secret Service listings earlier this year. Money quote: “The “newest” ploy, which has been in development for several years now, is [...]

How Often Should I Get an SEO Audit?

Apr 15, 2014 - As you may know, today is April 15th, the last day to submit your taxes without an extension. During this time, we all take stock of our finances and investments and hope we can escape without paying too much money out of pocket. Some of the more organized of us must hunt around to find […]

Cutts On 404s Vs. 410s: Webmasters Shoot Often Themselves In [...]

Apr 15, 2014 - Google’s latest Webmaster Help video, unlike the one before it, is very webmaster oriented. In it, Matt Cutts discusses how Google handles 404s versus how it handles 410s. “Whenever a browser or Googlebot asks for a page, the web server …

10 Smart Tips to Leverage Google+ for Increased Web Traffic

Apr 15, 2014 - Cyrus-Shepard This time, it's about engaged traffic. While checking our stats here at Moz, we noticed that while visits sent to us from Facebook keep decreasing, traffic from Google+ has started to appear significant by comparison. While not everyone has an audience active on Google+, the [...]

Yext Launches Store Locator Pages

Apr 14, 2014 - Today Yext announced the launch of Yext Pages – a store location finder service that complements its Powerlistings local listings management service. Pretty cool stuff if you are local brand manager who can’t seem to get your IT department to get around to updating/building location [...]

5 Common Misconceptions About Copywriting & Search

Apr 14, 2014 - 1. All You Need Do is Pay Someone $5 to Churn Out Keyword Stuffed Articles. Don't even think about it. Content has to be all about quality. Don't think you're saving yourself money by hiring the cheapest writers either – chances are that English won't be their first [...]

Is Google a Scraper Website?

Apr 14, 2014 - Remember when Google released the Panda algorithm? This was when content penalties were introduced, used primarily to eliminate scraper websites that would rip content from one website and put it on their own. This practice was frowned upon particularly because, often, these scraper websites would [...]

Getting hreflang Right: Examples and Insights for Internatio [...]

Apr 14, 2014 - DaveSottimano Most of us will remember the days in SEO where geotargeting was nearly impossible, and we all crawled to the shining example of as our means of showcasing what the correct search display behaviour should be. Well, most of us weren't Apple, and it was extremely difficult to [...]

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