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There are two competing views of black hat SEO online. The first is to avoid it at all costs; it will result in irreparable damage to your site and reputation as a webmaster. The second is that it’s perfectly acceptable to un…
Google Pigeon is the newest in a long line of algorithmic updates to the search engine, and it has small businesses in a frenzy. It is primarily of interest to businesses with local physical location; online-only businesses are…
Google Sitelinks are a strange, automated and entirely arcane aspect of search that has changed several times over the years, resulting in its variation from tiny one-line links to half-page jumbo links, all of which are seemi…
Tiered link building is among one of the most persistent and tenacious forms of gray/black hat SEO on the Internet. The core concept has been around for over a decade, and while it has had its ups and downs, it’s still potent…
Google Analytics is a powerful reporting tool, recording the people and entities that visit your site and what they do while they’re there. There’s just one problem; robots. Robots ruin everything. Or, rather, r…
Links are the blood vessels, the highways, the synapses of the Internet. They are how Google discovers new sites and ranks existing sites. They’re how users find their way from one place to the next, if they don’t kn…
By now, you have probably heard of negative SEO, even if you’re not completely sure of the specifics. Some of you may have even been victim to an attack, possibly without knowing it. It’s a definite threat, but many i…
It’s been a few days, so by now you may have heard of the newest Google animal to be released from captivity and unleashed upon the Internet. Google Pigeon has been added to the menagerie, and no, we don’t mean 2002&rs…
If you’re about to launch a new business and you’re already investigating SEO, congratulations! You’re ahead of the average. If you’re migrating hosts or redesigning your website, now is a great ti…
One of the easiest and most lucrative ways to monetize a blog is through affiliate links and affiliate networks; the modern iteration of lining your site with advertisements. There are a number of very good reasons to clearly ma…