What’s Happening with the Latest LinkedIn Upgrade?

May 15, 2010

LinkedIn is going more social by upgrading its platform allowing a following feature that integrates with Twitter.  But that’s not all.  They are now adding sharing features by adding its ‘People You May Know’ feature to allow you to filter the list of people according to categories like companies and schools for example.  Whilst this […]

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Six Apart Launches Sponsored Conversations

May 15, 2010

What’s the difference between a real online conversation and an advertorial?  This is a question that has been asked by Six Apart and they think they have finally worked out the answer.  This article outlines how So Sprint, the launch advertiser, is using bloggers to ask questions about advertisers interests, and whilst the bloggers don’t […]

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What Does Google Think of Pop Unders?

May 10, 2010

If you have ever used pop unders then you have probably benefited from longer time on page statistics and also pages viewed per visit.  But what happens if you remove the pop under ad from your site?  Does Google rank your site higher?  Google’s answer to this question is relatively simple.  The answer is no!  […]

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Is Unique Content Offset by Generic Descriptions?

May 10, 2010

Owners of retail sites are sometimes concerned about including a generic descriptions on their site for the benefit of their readers because they fear the significance of their unique content will be reduced.  This very question was put to the Google Webmaster Helpline and the response in this YouTube video is extremely helpful.  The advice […]

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Semantic Research – The Future

May 10, 2010

This YouTube video examines the question ” what is the future of semantic search“?  Some people describe semantic search as a way in which website creators or publishers specify relationships between words and concepts.  Whilst the basis of this was full of promise, in reality it turns out that the framework is really rather brittle.  […]

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Do These Keyword Research Tools Really Work?

May 10, 2010

Keyword research is the basis of success to any blog or site.  Free keyword suggestion tools may be good enough to get us started, but generally they just aren’t good enough.  This article outlines five advanced keyword research tools that are well worth checking out.  You will learn which tools are useful for both SEO […]

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Does Linkbait Really Work?

May 10, 2010

If you have ever wondered about the value of linkbait, this article will be of great interest to you.  As we all know the only object of link bait is to attract links and if it fails to do so, it fails its SEO objective.  This article researches the data of some major link bait […]

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How To Improve Your Site’s URL Structure

May 7, 2010

There are always lots of little things to be done when it comes to tweaking your site so that it ranks better.  One of the more ignored aspects of this process is improving your sites URL structure.  This helpful article lists four essential elements you should cover and provides a comprehensive overview of the importance […]

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How To Become a Trusted Source

May 7, 2010

Every Webmaster knows the benefit of their site becoming a trusted source.  It means guaranteed regular traffic as well as status.  Building trust takes a lot of effort and many Webmasters expend a lot of energy in practices that take them nowhere.  This article aims to help by providing 13 tips on how to position […]

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Get The Inside News on Alexa

May 7, 2010

Alexa has long been held in high esteem by many Webmasters seeking free information on competitive research.  Its reputation rises and falls from year to year so this report is a timely assessment of the current status.  Alexa continues to provide valuable tools that Webmasters can use to estimate traffic, although there is a large […]

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