June 26, 2011

Top 5 Google Panda Update SEO Survival Tips

Google Panda 2.2 is looming to drop sometime soon, and with it, increasing levels of apprehension in the small business community on fears of further collateral damage to organic search traffic. As a speaker at SES Toronto this year, I had the distinct honor of accompanying Dave Davies, Thom Craver and Terry Van Horne on...
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Google investigation: Is it abusing its dominance?

SAN FRANCISCO – Google may be entering a make-or-break phase in its colorful history now that U.S. regulators have opened an investigation into whether the company has been abusing its dominance of Internet search and advertising to stifle competition. Skip to next paragraph The probe by the Federal Trade Commission, confirmed by the company Friday,...
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SEO blogging tips for business

David Mercer SEO and marketing shortcomings of hosted WordPress blogs SEO blogging tips for business Separate individual business offerings for increased ROI Businesses, especially small businesses and small business owners, often find it difficult to keep blogging over the kind of timeline necessary for a good blog to start driving decent traffic to a site....
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Dilbert: Scratching Google’s Back on Black Hat SEO Awareness

Black hat SEO tactics are no laughing matter, but that hasn’t stopped established comic strip Dilbert from poking fun. The two recent Google-centric strips may even help raise awareness of black hat SEO practices. The SEO Comic Strips To say that anything SEO-related falls under the descriptor of “funnies” is presumptuous; that would suggest we...
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WordPress Warns Of Trojanized Plug-Ins, Urges Patching

(click image for larger view and for full slideshow)WordPress on Tuesday warned all users who run its software on their own servers to beware a trio of malicious plug-ins for its content management software, which may have been available for download from the site for more than 24 hours. “Earlier today the WordPress team noticed...
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