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Anyone who knows much about SEO knows that backlinks – where one site links back to another – are important for your search ranking. The more backlinks you have, the better – in general. But there are good links and there are bad links that you don’t want. Google considers some backlinks to be worthless or even poisonous to your site’s health.So, let’s talk about links – good links and bad -- and figure out which links you want to have and which you should avoid like Dengue fever.
My SEO chops kind of came hand-in-hand with my WordPress chops. I learned them both at the same time and so, they have been growing along together. That started back in 2006, and today, I love WordPress more than ever.My company builds websites for people, among other services we offer, and I always recommend WordPress, no matter what type of site it is and no matter what niche the site is about. You can make the WordPress platform as complicated as you want to make it or as simple.
In the beginning, developers built Web pages. They kind of just hung out there waiting to be shared by their owners or anyone who knew the address. Sure, there were keyword-based search engines like Infoseek and AltaVista but they weren‘t completely reliable. When Google came on the scene, the search game completely changed. Google‘s main premise was simple: the more links a site has pointing at it, the more popular it must be. For Search Engine Optimizers, that was a simple time.
Killer Content and GeorgeSince the crackdown on almost everything that’s been going on with SEO over the two years, many webmasters are scratching their heads wondering what the heck to do to get decent search rankings. If you haven’t had your ear to the wall, you’re probably still scratching your head, too, and wondering why your site no longer gets that great targeted organic traffic that it once did.
So, the new Facebook Graph Search is pretty big news. I‘ve been following it closely, and it‘s been a big topic of conversation here at the office. There‘s really no question that it‘s important. Sure, the buzz around it will die down. The important point to remember, though, is this: once the buzz goes away, Facebook Graph Search will simply be the default way people search for stuff on Facebook.
Facebook held a press conference today, in sort of an unannounced, invitation-only manner. Announced was the new Facebook Social Graph feature. Depending on where you're sitting, it's either "the most convenient marketing feature ever handed to you," or it's "how can I set my profile to unsearchable?" What do I mean? Well, how many Facebook friends do you have?
Dear valued customers!We are happy to announce that the SEMrush, one of the best SEO keyword research and competition analysis tool, userbase has recently grown to 300,000 registered users! It is our great pleasure say thanks to all of you for your interest in our services. Nothing makes us happier than seeing you return to our website time and again, as it lets us know we’ve made something you find really useful.
So, it's been big in the news as of late. I'm sure you heard about it - several companies met the strong arm of Google's TOS, and wound up having to make a choice between showing organic data, and using the Google API for Adwords data. These companies were put between a rock and a hard place, and had to make a tough decision. Many decided to drop organic data entirely, in order to keep their status as a Google certified API partner.
2012: A News Boom Year!The year 2012 was a year rich with extremely different occasions that were full of many feelings such as happiness, pride, sorrow, fearlessness, and fortune. Before we direct your attention to the rising daily news trends and give you the breaking news market Google search engine overview we’d like to highlight some of the biggest stories which appear to have deeply touched readers: