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Search Penalty for Thin Content

After receiving an email indicating one of my sites would be subjected to a manual search penalty in the Google Search Index because of “thin content”, it made me reevaluate many of my websites and compare them to the Google Webmaster’s Guidelines.  Most of my online real estate focused on passive income from Google Adsense and utilized what was up until this point, a proven … Continue reading

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What Every Webmaster Should Know About Google Search

Search engine optimization is easy right?  Ranking in Google can be accomplished relatively easy by using keywords and adding backlinks right? Reading many of the “make money online” blogs would like you to believe it’s that simple.  After all, this is their premise these sites use to create foolproof products and services they offer. Understanding Google search and what goes into ranking well within this … Continue reading

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Develop Your Linking Strategy Before Link Building

Do you use a linking strategy as part of your search engine optimization (SEO)?  Do you understand how link building impacts your website? Almost everyone with a website knows link building is one of the basic building blocks of SEO.  To put it in very simple terms, every time someone links to your site they are casting a vote, adding to the popularity of your … Continue reading

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My Review of SEO Powersuite by Link-Assistant.com

About three months ago I got really serious about blogging, internet marketing and SEO.  Even thought I ranked well for many of my sites, I wanted to learn more and turn a hobby into a real business.  I wanted software that could help me rank better and free up some of my time. After reading through many reviews and talking to friends, I decided on … Continue reading

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Google +1 Changes the Face of SEO

What is Google+? It is the new face of social networking and is Google’s product positioned to compete directly against its rival Facebook.  It allows users to share content and interact with other users through a +1 button and organize friends in circles that can be targeted with different types of content. Until now Google had to rely upon other ways of collecting social data.  … Continue reading

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SEO Strategies for New Websites

Are you about to launch a new website and are wondering about some SEO strategies to use?  If you’re like many site owners you have your site online before giving any real thought about optimization. Everyday thousands of websites come alive.  Each new site brings new competition and often it’s the search engine optimization strategy employed that determines its success or failure. You have a … Continue reading

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Social SEO – Social Factors Contributing to Ranking

Have you recognized the social evolution happening on the internet?  If you haven’t, the future of your website may have a very bleak outlook. Today’s internet is dominated by social activity.  The popularity of social networks such as Facebook, Twitter and Google Plus is unmatched.  Millions of users each day communicate, share and interact with each other and businesses on these sites. Until recently, social … Continue reading

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Are You Destroying Your Site With Backlinks?

You probably already know backlinks are the basic building blocks of good search engine optimization.  However, what you probably don’t know is you may be destroying your website with your linking strategy and the type of backlinks being used. Okay, so now that I’ve got your attention, let’s look at some of the fundamentals of link building. Backlinks are directed to your site and count … Continue reading

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Dominate Local SEO and Crush Your Competition

Small businesses in many cities and towns cater to a local market.  They generally focus on a specific geographical area and rely entirely on that area for their customer base. Even most mom-and-pop operations now have a web presence that contains information about their company, products/services, location and contact information.  Most of the sites are maintained in-house or by a local web design company with … Continue reading

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Developing Quality Content Means More than Writing Words

What’s the first thing that pops into your head when you hear the phrase “develop quality content for your site”? If you’re like most people you’ll make the assumption it means writing a coherent article that’s free of grammatical and spelling errors. That’s one way to look at it but is it necessary the right way.  Does quality content refer only to the written word … Continue reading

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