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Google: We Are Good At Ignoring Link Cruft

Google’s John Mueller said on yesterday’s Google hangout at around the 8:17 mark on YouTube that Google is pretty good at ignoring link cruft. Basically old, spammy and irrelevant links accrued by the site over the years. This is similar messaging from before but the word “cruft” is newish, I think so I covered it […]

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What do Google and a toddler have in common? Both need to learn good listening skills.

Contributor and patent explorer Dave Davies reviews a recently-presented paper that suggests Google is grouping entities and using their relationships to listen for better answers to multipart questions. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article.

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Google: Agreeing With Us Doesn't Equal Good SEO; We're Often Wrong

A couple weeks ago, Gary Illyes from Google posted on Twitter saying “I’m often wrong.” I let that one slide and decided not to cover it with a title saying “Google says they are often wrong,” or something like that. Well, the other day, Gary posted again on Twitter saying the same thing with more […]

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Why good SEO is strategic

To many on the upper rungs of the corporate ladder, “SEO” is still a geeky term whose effects are considered to be marginal, rather than central to the company’s marketing efforts. Columnist Kevin Lee explains why this view needs to change. The post Why good SEO is strategic appeared first on… Please visit Search Engine […]

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Is selling SEO services getting harder or are SEOs just not good at it?

In light of recent survey data from BrightLocal, columnist Myles Anderson shares tips for local search marketers looking to acquire new business. The post Is selling SEO services getting harder or are SEOs just not good at it? appeared first on Search Engine Land. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article.

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How to Build a Good Startup Team Without Really Trying

Your startup needs a good team to be successful; otherwise, even the best idea won't be able to get off the ground. However, it's hard to build a “good” team for a startup. You need talented candidates, but more than that you need candidates who are …

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The fight for $15 sounds good – but it's full of problems: Jonah Goldberg

"It will be impossible to make clothes in Los Angeles," Seo said. This is an old story. My grandmother was a seamstress in New York's garment district. Those jobs left for the South almost 100 years ago, as costs in New York became prohibitive. They …

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Feeling good while doing harm: The case against $15

“It will be impossible to make clothes in Los Angeles,” Seo said. This is an old story. My grandmother was a seamstress in New York's garment district. Those jobs left for the South almost 100 years ago, as costs in New York became prohibitive. They …

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How much does good SEO cost?

Unless you are a hyper-local company that has little competition and your site is very small, you should be careful when purchasing SEO for less than $500 per month. Most companies that work in this area automate a lot of their link building, use …

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Google Really Kills Off Toolbar PageRank – Good Riddance

On Monday, March 7 2016, Google officially killed off Toolbar PageRank scores to the few browser tools and web site tools that use it. The 0 to 10 PageRank score that was heavily used by SEOs and webmasters in the early 2000s will be completely unavailable to all within two weeks. Google told me it […]

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What Makes A Good SEO Program "Good"?

A couple of weeks ago, PayScale released a “Most & Least Meaningful Jobs” report. Search Engine Land founding editor Danny Sullivan covered the report here on Search Engine Land, focusing on the fact that search marketers feel as if their jobs make the …

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