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On-Page SEO

EXIF Data Optimization

How ironically crazy this is… I was trying to research some new image optimization techniques for an SEO report that I have to present this Wednesday for a customer. I was specifically looking techniques that would give our photosharing website a competitive advantage to outrank our competition. Just as I was looking into how-or-if Google […]

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Off-Page SEO On-Page SEO Outsourcing

Google Transparency Petition Hoax

Today Google posted on their Official Blog to let us know they care so much about your rights and privacy that they filed this new petition to protect our “civil liberties”. Well I’m calling Google out, this is sheer propaganda! This whole thing is just a dog and pony show to deceive and distract because […]

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On-Page SEO

Guest Blogging Aint Dead Yet

After Matt Cutts post about guest blogging sent a ripple through the webmaster community, I wanted to clear some of the smoke and explain why I think Matt Cutts is just trying to use scare tactics and discourage hard working SEOs. As we say back home in North Carolina, If you believe this, I got […]

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On-Page SEO

Matt Cutts on How to Identify Panda Penalty

Matt still didn’t answer Nandita’s question in the video, How will a webmaster know if they are being affected by the Panda and I think that’s because the answer is, you will not know and you are not meant to know. Google doesn’t want to tell you the exact mechanisms of the algorithm. If your […]

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On-Page SEO

How to Write Panda-Friendly Articles

Is Article Marketing Dead? The question isn’t whether or not article marketing is dead; The real question is how to adapt your article marketing to a post Panda SEO era. After watching the top article directories lose anywhere from 50% to 80% of their traffic, it’s clear that a new strategy is well overdue. Matt Cutts […]

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On-Page SEO

Google Loves Synonyms

I’ve mentioned the use of synonyms in previous posts like 2012 Keyword Research and Post Panda SEO Tips but in this post, I want to elaborate more and talk about why Google loves synonyms. Using synonyms has been beneficial for SEO for a few years now but they are even more important after the Panda […]