SEO Firm Impersonates Google, Claims Local Listing to be Deleted

Bill Hartzer

In a post on the Local Search Forum, Linda Buquet explains what disturbed her about the call she received from the SEO firm: I started off saying to him: The recording said my listing is in danger of being deleted or something?

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5 Ways that Social Media Impacts SEO

Adam Sherk

Here are five ways that social media impacts SEO, or more specifically search engine visibility, rankings and traffic: 1. Both Google and Bing use social data to annotate select listings on their search engine results pages.

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Will SEO Exist in 2015?

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

SEO used to be a self-standing marketing discipline, having a well defined, generally accepted set of activities and objectives. Today, SEO is much more intertwined with other marketing activities, making it difficult to know where SEO ends and where social media, for example, begins.

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Why Businesses Need Local SEO Optimization

Idaconcpts

people looked up SEO on Google. million Internet users are interested in SEO every month. The interest in SEO is ever-growing. Canada ranks 4th in this list. The Local SEO Solution. Local SEO is a key driver of sales leads.

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7 Local SEO Mistakes You Do Not Want To Make

Idaconcpts

You’re at your wit’s end working and spending your hard earned money on your website’s local SEO rankings, yet nothing seems to be working. Local SEO, when done right, can tap into markets that are willing and interested in your business.

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Are You Using Black Hat SEO Tactics?

Small Business Mavericks

When it comes to SEO, I’ll have to echo that. There’s a fine line between White Hat SEO and Black Hat SEO that can get lost to the new practitioner. White Hat SEO tactics are SEO strategies and techniques that are approved by the search engines and that usually won’t get your web pages penalized. Black Hat SEO is everything else. SEO for Small Business Black Hat SEO SEO White Hat SEO

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The Importance of Content Marketing When Building SEO Strategies [Infographic]

Mindjumpers

With the following blog post, I would like to present SEKARI Research and Social Optimization Agency’s infographic which introduces an additional aspect of the importance of content marketing – its contribution to brands’ SEO strategies.

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An Expert’s Guide to How to Get SEO Right

Convince & Convert

When it comes to bettering your website’s search engine ranking, the importance of following good SEO practices cannot be emphasized enough. He is the Co-Founder of Online Marketing Gurus , an award-winning global SEO agency that has collaborated with giants such as Salesforce and Coca Cola.

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PPC vs SEO

Social Media Marketing

PPC (pay per click) and SEO (search engine optimization) are two major channels which made up the search marketing. When it comes to ranking SEO is hit and miss affair, and ranking for highly competitive keywords can be virtually impossible for new sites. SEO has no such control.

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How Rich Answers Provide a New Approach to SEO

Convince & Convert

However, in today’s post, I am going to emphasize a completely different angle, and I am going to show you an entirely new way to do SEO. Implementation of schema can facilitate the process of getting these types of enhancements to your search listings.

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4 Simple Ways to Build Up Your Email List

Unspoken

For small businesses, the customer or client list is at the heart of the operation. A smartly built and maintained email list can ensure that your small business remains on the mind of your customers long after the initial interaction. An effective email list does not need to take a long time to create; you can accelerate your list building with the right approach and resources. Original article: 4 Simple Ways to Build Up Your Email List ©2015 UNSPOKEN.

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SEO Search Engine Optimisation - Social Media

Social Media Network Marketing

We know that SEO means Search Engine Optimization. We also now that SEO is important for us to rank higher on Search Engines. In this post we will consider on-page SEO techniques. The on-page SEO does not need you to know technology in depth, neither do you need to know the programming language / software script. You Get Your Business, Brand, Referral, Personal URL Listed On Google, Bing, Yahoo And More! Do add your SEO tips as well!

35 SEO Copywriting Tips for Rocking Content

Writtent Blog

. SEO copywriting refers to the art of writing copy that ranks well in search. To help you please both your readers and the search engines, we’ve compiled a list of 35 of the best SEO copywriting tips for rocking content, all of which are based on actual experience.

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How to Reverse Engineer Your Competitors’ SEO Strategy

Convince & Convert

Once you have collated a list of each type of competitor, narrow it down to between three and five—covering each type—and begin your analysis. Analyze Their Technical SEO. Analyzing your competitors’ technical SEO can allow you to locate any techniques you might be missing.

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SEO Copywriting: 25 Best Practices for 2014

Writtent Blog

To the dismay of businesses and marketers, SEO copywriting best practices do not guarantee high SERP rankings. We’ve listed 25 of the best practices of 2014 below. All of them adhere to SEO and content creation guidelines. SEO has evolved. It can also improve SEO.

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SEO PowerSuite – Everything You Need for Your Website’s SEO

Kikolani

One thing that generally drives me nuts about SEO tools is the waiting game. For this review, I set up the Mac-version of SEO PowerSuite in ten minutes. The SEO PowerSuite Toolset. Now, let’s take a quick look at what each tool within the SEO PowerSuite can do for your SEO.

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7 Steps for Performing Your Next SEO Audit

Convince & Convert

Search engine optimization (SEO) audits have the unfortunate reputation of being time-consuming and tedious. Even if you have consultants take care of your SEO, it’s still a good idea to understand these seven steps. SEO is a constantly changing landscape.

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SEO Copywriting Best Practices for 2015

Writtent Blog

2014 was another fast-paced year in the world of SEO. In case it isn’t clear, last year’s SEO strategy can’t be recycled for the year to come. While some experts have purportedly compiled a list of ranking factors , the truth is it’s just speculation.

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27 Must Use SEO Tools for Incredible Content Marketing Results

Writtent Blog

Not too hard if you have the right skills and strategy, but without an arsenal of SEO tools at your disposal, you are bound to waste time and money. Below is a list of the best SEO tools out there right now. Receive back an alphabetical list of hundreds of long tails.

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Best Buy Mistakenly Exposes Their Exclusive Blogger List

Bill Hartzer

Best Buy , in a recent internal communication to their Wolf Bloggers exclusive blogger list, sent out an email to their list of bloggers about an agreement with another affiliate organization. So, I am not going to release the list, under any circumstances.

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Basic SEO for Bloggers

Kikolani

For more than a decade, we have relied on websites like Google and Yahoo to sift through the billions of web pages and present a list of contenders that, according to the search engines, most accurately relate to our search query. SEO at its core. Do Good SEO. SEO as you write.

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51 Profitable SEO Niches to Dominate with Low Competition

Viper Chill

I’ve seen other people put together eBook’s and blog posts on this topic before but they usually just contain a huge bulleted list with no information on how they found the niche, why they think it’s a good niche to enter and how you would actually make money in it.

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Web CEO SEO Software Platform Review

Kikolani

You want to know the secret to a comprehensive SEO strategy? You and all SEO enthusiasts. Any successful SEO strategy requires a good deal of time on-page optimization, keyword research and other similar endeavors. But it’s not a secret.

58+ Resources to Master SEO Copywriting

Writtent Blog

If you want to be competitive as a copywriter, your work needs to be optimized for SEO. 92% of marketers say that content creation is very effective for SEO. It is definitely effective, but only if you know how to create content that’s perfectly optimized for the latest rules of SEO.

List of Social Media Management Systems (SMMS)

www.web-strategist.com

List of Social Media Management Systems (SMMS), 20 total vendors Sorted by alphabetized order by parent company, not in priority or capability. Jeremiah Owyang It's an inherent issue with putting these lists together --let alone doing real analysis. Well, thanks for the huge list.

Choosing your keywords for SEO

Puzzle Marketer

Next steps: Make a list of your ideal short-tail keywords that describe your website and brand. Add to that list be expanding each short-tail keyword to get more specific. Related posts: Audit Your Website for SEO Why does your website need SEO?

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6 Free SEO Tools Social Media Marketers Can Use Too

Sprout Social

Social media marketers use social media management tools and SEOs use keyword research and analytics tools. For instance, an SEO might benefit from tools meant for social media marketers. We’ve put together a list of six free SEO tools social media marketers can use as well.

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5 Ways to Improve your SEO Today

Puzzle Marketer

Yes, I’m talking about SEO , or search engine optimization. SEO is less of a demand creating technique and more a demand capture technique. Paid Search refers to the sponsored advertisements that appear above and to the right of the organic listings.

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Revealed: The New SEO (When Google Takes Freshness Too Far)

Viper Chill

That being said, it amazes me that every SEO blog is preaching the same old things that they’ve been saying for years. One person I was disappointed to see doing this was Rand at SEO Moz. I am pretty public about no longer believing in Whitehat vs Blackhat SEO.

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SEO Isn’t Dead. The New SEO

Firebelly

People who are aware of what’s going on with Google, but aren’t mired in the details of SEO every day may have heard the oft-used-but-incorrect phrase, “SEO is dead.” What SEO Used to Be Like.

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How to Do an SEO-Friendly Blogging

Kikolani

Sufficient SEO knowledge will sky rocket your performance you aim at. Below, I’ll share many actionable tips to facilitate your becoming an SEO-savvy blogger. Is Your Website SEO-friendly? You can check your outgoing links with Screaming Frog SEO Spider Tool which is free.

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Maximize Blog Traffic with Top 27 SEO Plugins

Writtent Blog

In my last post, I touched on how using these 27 must use SEO tools can deliver incredible content marketing results, and they really can – I hope you found the post useful. The following tools are listed randomly. Yoast WordPress SEO. All in One SEO Pack. SEO Ultimate.

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27+ Resources to Learn SEO Copywriting

Writtent Blog

However, don’t expect to reach scores of buying masses until you master SEO copywriting and leverage search traffic. Let the pros show you how.Here’s a list of 29 resources that will help you improve your bottom line. Learn SEO Copywriting: 27 Useful Online Resources.

SEO on the Go

Kikolani

No longer tied to a desk to create and manage our websites, an explosion of apps enters the scene, freeing us to track SEO strategies almost anywhere. And, there are a couple of surprise SEO apps here you’ve likely never heard of. Get Started Using SEO Quake SEO Extension.

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3 Ways to Transform Your Blog Into a SEO Machine

Convince & Convert

Using an email list to distribute new posts. Search Engine Optimization (SEO). Using ALL of these options is ideal, but if you can only chose one, then SEO gets my vote every time. Install a good SEO plug-in. This is an essential component for SEO success.

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SEO Isn’t Dead: 10 Ways to Use It for Business

Writtent Blog

While it may come as a surprise to some people, SEO is still alive and kicking. magazine published click-bait piece recently with the title “ SEO is Dead. In fact, it’s what smart SEOs have been doing for a really long time. Embrace Long List Posts.

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Add a Local Element to Your SEO Links

Small Business Mavericks

As I’ve written before, having a successful SEO strategy involves a number of elements, with getting your content out there being foremost among them. A business that is looking to boost their SEO through inbound links should keep this in mind. To move up the list and have a page rank that high for the search “replacement tires” is quite a tall order. SEO for Small Business link building local search SEO

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Dallas SEO: Google Gets It All Wrong on Google Maps

Bill Hartzer

Take a look at today’s search results for the search query: Dallas SEO. From what I’m seeing, there is a Dentist with the last name of “Seo” (pronounced SEE-OH ?)

How to Combine SEO, Social, and Content Strategy for Supercharged Results

Socialmedia.biz

Does your marketing incorporate a mix of content, social, and SEO? Once you start allowing SEO, social, and content to feed off each other, you’ll begin earning a noticeable competitive advantage. Let’s begin by highlighting the combination of SEO and Content, and then I’ll move on to adding Social Media to the mix. Combining SEO and Content. SEO gives content the attention it needs. So as you can see, content and SEO need each other.

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5 Copywriting Techniques That Affect SEO

Writtent Blog

It’s easy to make the mistake of thinking copywriting and search engine optimization (SEO) are two separate things. SEO is for search engines; it’s about appealing to their algorithms. In reality, however, copywriting and SEO work together. Using bullet points or numbered lists.