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Chris Meier

3 years ago 5 min read

A Simple Guide to Identifying & Recovering From Google Penalty

Chris Meier

The word penalty has never had any positive connotation to it, it is always associated with some form of punishment. For site operators, a Google penalty is no different, although the severity of the punishment depends largely on your own actions, and it is never permanent. Unless you take no steps to correct your actions. […]

Tad Chef

3 years ago 5 min read

The Summer of Link Love

Tad Chef

While Google attempts to scare SEO aware webmasters to link out to other sites, average people link and share more than ever. Will Google finally subdue the Web as we know it or will the people prevail by spreading link love naturally? Which one of the two trends has better chances? Will the current summer […]

Tad Chef

3 years ago 5 min read

Why Covering Content Beats Links for Attracting Influencers

Tad Chef

For the last few years “link building” has been the magic topic that made a blog post succeed in the Internet marketing arena. Just cover that magic topic without sounding silly and you attract enough influential people to share your article. Now it’s the same mechanism but a different topic. Articles about content beat those […]

Chris Meier

3 years ago 5 min read

A Beginner’s Guide to Rich Snippets

Chris Meier

Like the canonical tag we recently discussed, the use of Rich Snippets (or Schema.org markup) is by no means mandatory, but it does benefit search engines, users and yes, even site operators. The big difference though is that, unlike the canonical tag, the benefit is more noticeable to all involved: The search engines are able […]

Tad Chef

3 years ago 5 min read

Low Hanging Fruit Link Building for Boring and/or Ugly Sites

Tad Chef

In the past I have written about how there are no really boring niches to optimize for and how you can make any topic exciting. This time I’d like to take a step back and introduce some low hanging fruit link building techniques for boring or even ugly sites. There are indeed businesses no sane […]

Chris Meier

3 years ago 5 min read

A Beginners Introduction To The Canonical Tag

Chris Meier

The canonical tag has been supported by major search engines since early 2009, but despite the benefits it offers to both site operators and users, many site operators have yet to implement it. This reluctance can often be attributed to a lack of knowledge regarding the tag, its purpose, and its implementation. In this article […]

Tad Chef

4 years ago 5 min read

Knowledge Graph: Does it Make Sense to Optimize for the Google Scraper?

Tad Chef

Google increasingly takes third party content and displays it on Google so that the need to click through to your site gets eliminated. This is part of the so called Google Knowledge Graph, an initiative to provide information people search for right on Google instead of sending visitors to other sites. Some SEO experts like […]

Tad Chef

4 years ago 5 min read

5 Ways to Create Findable Content Without Keyword Stuffing

Tad Chef

When it comes to content many people still seem to be in the SEO stone age with repetitive keyword usage, lack of clarity and context, boring headlines just for the sake of Google search. By now that doesn’t work anymore if it ever did. Content findability is the key element of getting editorial sites to […]

Seasonal Marketing: How to Apply It to Your Business

Joydeep Bhattacharya

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