The Right Way To Use Press Releases

There has been a lot of debate the last couple of weeks about Press Releases and their value since Matt Cutts made the comment that they have almost no SEO value. This was, of course, followed by “tests” that showed that they did work.

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Brand Building Through Guest Blogging

For those of you that missed my show on Talk Marketing Now here is the presentation deck that I used. I'll be breaking the presentation down in to a series of blog posts, but you can see it here now.   Brand building through guest blogging 2012 View more...

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When Is A Link A Bad Link?

The last week has been full of speculation, hypothesis, and outright guess work by many people in the SEO industry. Suddenly years of supposedly acceptable link building tactics are coming back to haunt thousands of websites. Right or wrong, it appears that the sins...

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Search Geeks Speak: eCommerce

Barry Adams and I were invited to join David Harry and Terry Van Horne on last week's Search Geeks Speak on the SEO Dojo Radio podcast about ecommerce link building and ecommerce in general. We hit on a lot of topics including foundational link building, article...

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MingleWing: Sharing With More Than Just Your Friends

Everybody seems to be sharing everything these days, from news stories to videos, from pictures to the smallest details about their daily life. The only problem is that with most social communities you are limited to sharing with people that you already know. This...

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SEO Breadcrumbs for OpenCart

OpenCart is one of the more popular open source eCommerce systems available. We use it here for many of our clients and like most aspects of it. One of it's failings, however, is the lack of attention to clean URLs in the breadcrumb structure. Fortunately this is a...

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Keeping Google out of the WordPress backend

Over the past few months we've noticed that more and more pages from inside the Wordpress backend are finding their way in to the Google index. This has always been a problem, but as Google seems to index more useless pages, and crackers get more sophisticated at...

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Do I really need a sitemap?

Do I really need a sitemap? This question has been asked for a long time, and in mid 2005 Google made it even more complicated by introducing a sitemap format just for their spiders. First of all there are two types of sitemaps. One sitemap for users and one for...

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