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What Does Google Consider a Bad Link?

We will soon find out, or will we? Matt Cutts just announced that Google will have a new feature in WMT that will give examples of bad links. If this happens, we’re gonna have a shock wave ripple through the global SEO community. Millions of people worldwide are involved in SEO; building links, blogging, social […]

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Google Uses Analytics Data Against You

I have reason to believe Google just started using your traffic stats against you! I’ve come across two cases this month where the exact low performing keywords were abruptly removed from Googles search results resulting in a 20%+ loss in organic traffic. If this happened once, I could see this being just pure coincidence but […]

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Low Hanging Fruit Can Rot on the Vine

What I mean by this is many of the easy-to-get links can and will have a negative impact on your overall SEO score. Instead, it’s time to focus on quality and this means you might want to think about increasing your link budget and getting a ladder so you can reach the good quality fruit […]

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SEO is Not an Art, it’s a Science

There’s a way of thinking that is counterproductive to solving SEO problems and it’s the old saying that SEO is an Art. Now, after 10 years of updates and algorithm changes, I have to digress because that way of thinking has to change. Is SEO an Art? In the early days of SEO, I was […]

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Lost Links in Google Webmaster Tools

On Feb 7th, 2013 Google announced a known issue with the links counts found in Google Webmaster Tools. It may appear that you have lost most of your links but its just a glitch and Google is working on the problem now. In the meantime, your traffic will not be affected. Above is a snapshot […]

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SEO Troubleshooting | Algorithmic Penalty Identification

Einstein once said, The formulation of the problem is often more important than the solution and in the case of trying to figure out why your website has lost traffic or ranking, this couldn’t be more true! The first thing to do in a dicey SEO situation is, Don’t Hit The Panic Button! One of […]