Are TLDs Really Relevant for SEO?

Are you still wondering what domain extension to choose for your new blog or your new project? Registrars tend to stress the benefits of a certain TLD over another in terms of SEO, but should you listen to that advice? Actually, NO. There are plenty of myths around the role of TLDs and domain names…

Honesty in SEO Pays Off – A 2015 Ghostblogging Case Study

Remember how SEO used to go before Google Webmaster Guidelines? Optimizing a website for search engines was a mere collection of tips and tricks that did the job just fine. You could stuff your page with keyword; you could build a gazillion of low quality backlinks and get rewarded for that. There are webmasters and…

Google Says Less Reconsideration Chances For Repeated Violations

On September 18h, 2015, a Google Webmaster Blog post came up to shake webmasters and SEOs and give everybody with a website some food for thought — Google is no longer granting an easy and painless reconsideration to those websites that violate Webmaster Guidelines again and again after they have been successfully reconsidered. To quote…

Does Guest Blogging Help With SEO Rankings?

I know, I know— controversial topic after Matt Cutt’s blog post shunning guest blogging for SEO in 2014. Even more controversial after the mass penalty on MyBlogGuest.com and the “all nofollow” reaction from eConsultancy that followed. Guest blogging really seems like a gray area to find your marketing and link building efforts in right now.…

Advanced Search Operators for SEO Link Building [Infographic]

In the past, SEO experts used direct submissions and SEO tools to get links. These outdated tools and tactics are no longer useful. In fact, a few of the old techniques can actually attract penalization from Google. Today, most webmasters are well versed with the advanced SEO tactics to find link building opportunities but analyzing…

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Best Internet Marketing Blogs Of 2015

When you first walk through the Internet Marketing door, you’re bombarded with so much information it can become a little overwhelming. Sometimes it can takes weeks or even months to figure out who is giving great practical advice, to the wannabes who are just in it to take your money. Whether you’re just starting out…

W3C Validation Not Part Of Google Search Engine Algoritm

W3C Validation Not Part Of Google Search Engine Ranking Factor

There have been many arguments as to whether or not Google search engine ranking factors look for a clean code in a website. The W3C Schools have brought forth a very popular and widely used tool, called the W3C Validation and the CSS Validation. Basically, both these tools look at your HTML and CSS Style…

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November 2009 Google Page Rank and Algorithm Update

Google has once again updated their search engine algorithm and Page Rank. This has cause great joy for many webmasters, while others are scrambling to find out what happened to their websites page rank. Goggles newest page rank update, occurring late October/ early November 2009 seems to favor new pages. New pages are pages that…

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Achieving Top Search Rankings in Microsoft New Decision Engine Bing DEO / SEO

Can Microsoft compete with the search engine giant, Google? It may have looked doubtful before when looking at Microsoft’s Live Search, but things are looking good with the new release of Bing, Microsoft’s new search engine, aka “decision engine”. It was released on June 3, 2009 and has an extensive marketing campaign in place, estimated…