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Your Google Rank Doesn’t Matter Anymore
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For a long time, keyword rankings were a staple part of any SEO campaign. In a lot of cases they were a primary metric used to judge performance. Go back five or six years and we had so much more information on the keywords that users were searching for to reach our web content. All […]

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Here's How Featured Snippets Work, According to Google
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Friends, I have a confession to make.  There are moments when I obsess over Google’s algorithm in the same way that certain movie characters might obsess about their exes. I mean, we all do, right? After all, just look at how much my colleagues and I discussed it right here on the Marketing Blog. Here’s […]

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Think You Got Hit by the Google Fred Update? Here Is What to Do
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Arguably, the biggest Google algorithm shakeup of 2017 occurred on March 8. Of all things, it was called…Fred. The sheer randomness of the name and the massive drop in traffic that many sites experienced have left a lot of marketers scratching their heads. What happened, who was affected and why? More importantly, what steps do […]

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Should You Be Worried About The Next Google Algorithm Change?
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“Everything changes and nothing stands still.” In this quote, Heraclitus of Ephesus was referring to life and the fundamental order of the cosmos. But he might as well be referring to Google’s chronic algorithm updates, even if he was a few centuries early. See, Google makes roughly 500 – 600 changes each year. Some are major, […]

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What You Missed Last Month in Google
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For many things in life, it seems like there’s a weather analogy. A happy disposition is often described as “sunny.” Something foreboding could be said to “cast a cloud” on someone. And, according to MozCast, indications of a big change in Google’s algorithm can be described as “hot and stormy.” That’s not bad news for […]

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Google Strikes Another Blow to Intrusive Ads: Here's What You Need to Know
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We all know those moments when we stumble upon what looks like a golden piece of content. And just as you’re about to dive in — an ad appears. You can’t just close it, either. Before you can get to what you visited that site to see, you have to wait, as a countdown clock […]

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9 of the Biggest Google I/O Keynote Announcements
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Each year, bonafide tech geeks and enthusiasts gather or tune in for one of the biggest events of the year: Google I/O, the search giant’s annual developer conference. It’s a learning opportunity for many, with sessions and talks creating what Google describes as “an immersive experience focused on exploring the next generation of tech.” But […]

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SEO Cheat Sheet for Facebook, Yelp, Pinterest, Etsy, and Google [Infographics]
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Before the internet was more widely available, your business may have relied on printed directories, such as the Yellow Pages, to be found and discovered by new customers. The greatest likelihood someone would call you over your competitors was if you paid for larger print ad placements, or if your brand’s name started with one of the […]

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