Link building is a key way to build your brand rankings. However, the bad link building days of the past have haunted many a business as they work to get rid of all those bad links. Helping you through a disavow of your inferior links is one of our Google penalty removal services here at…

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From the Horse’s Mouth If you happen to frequent any one of the SEO forums out there, big news and big rumors are flying about Matt Cutts, Googles spokesperson in regard to SEO and site development for more than 15 years. However, at this point, everything is just speculation. According to Matt Cutts, coming directly…

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  New to Google and social media, +Post ads are kicking off a new breed of social media interactions. The idea of the new Google+ ad idea is that you can use your customer interactions on Google+ to reach out to others across the web.  I don’t mean across the world, I mean on other…

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As of November 25th, Google has added a brand new feature to business searches: Reviews.  These reviews will show up on the search, as well as in the new “review inbox.”  Businesses can see what people are saying about them and respond, and customers can learn about co-consumers’ experiences and thoughts on a business.  The…

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The newest algorithm to the search engine giant, Google Hummingbird, was put into place quite some time ago. We got the news recently as part of Google’s 15th birthday celebration. 15 years of Google – pretty impressive, isn’t it? Before anyone panics, Hummingbird isn’t going to change much. Like its namesake, it’s unobtrusive, hard to…

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As you’ve no doubt heard by now, Google is making all searches, regardless of where or by whom they are performed, are encrypted, meaning that keyword data is no longer available for analysis. (If you haven’t, we posted about this yesterday – check it out.) There were two general responses to this from the marketing…

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The Switch to Secure Search Over the past month, Google made a quiet switch in their operations. No big announcement, nothing showy, just a quick switch – and yet it’s something of a big deal. As of this month, all Google searches will be fully encrypted. The only searches not included in this secure search…

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Do you ever feel like your site is being held hostage by bad links?  When you’re trying to clean up your inbound links and you find one that you just can’t remove, and then websites ask for exorbitant fees to remove them, it can feel a bit like you’re in a hostage situation and negotiating…

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Google came into existence from Stanford grads Larry Page and Sergey Brin in September, 1998, in California.  Since then, Google has become, not only a household name, but even a verb.  This popularity was built on their reliable, relevant delivery of organic results to users’ search queries. Google has grown in leaps and bounds since…

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If you’re intentionally making deceptive sites, beware – such methods are frowned upon by the search giants. Google’s Webmaster Guidelines page outlines their qualifications for making a quality site as follows: Make pages primarily for users, not for search engines. Don’t deceive your users. Avoid tricks intended to improve search engine rankings. A good rule…

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