Why SEO Has Never Died and Why It Won’t

SEO is Dead

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As someone who’s been doing SEO for nearly a decade, it annoys me when I read so called marketing “experts” claim SEO is dead. Whenever I find one of these misinformed articles, the supporting point of view usually reads something along the lines of, “Because Google has killed Sites that utilize keyword stuffing, buy links and employ other shady techniques, SEO is quickly becoming obsolete”.

Written By: Adam Dince As someone who's been doing SEO for nearly a decade, it annoys me when I read so called marketing...

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Find Out Who Opens Your Gmail With Hubspot Signals

Hubspot Signals

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* Note: This is not a paid advertisement for Signals. The opinions expressed in the below article are mine based on the awesome utility of the product.

Every once in a blue moon, a piece of software comes along that makes life a little bit easier.  Let me introduce you to one I recently found, Signals, the brainchild of HubSpot.

Written By: Adam Dince * Note: This is not a paid advertisement for Signals. The opinions expressed in the below article...

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How An SEO Bot Can Harm Your Site

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A few days ago, one of the Sites I’m responsible for experienced a big drop in revenue from organic search. Of course, the first thought I had was, “Oh no, Google penalty!”  Turns out the culprit wasn’t a Panda or Penguin penalty, it was an SEO Bot. 

Written By: Adam Dince A few days ago, one of the Sites I'm responsible for experienced a big drop in revenue from organ...

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Let Bing Help You Get Rid of That Google Link Penalty

Google Bing

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One of the most frustrating aspects of getting a Google link penalty removed is finding all of the inbound links pointing to your Website. While Google Webmaster Tools provides a sample of your links, it’s not a complete view. 

Written By: Adam Dince One of the most frustrating aspects of getting a Google link penalty removed is finding all of th...

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Google Is The Perfect Travel Companion

Airplane The Movie

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This past weekend, I got away for a few days and was able to take advantage of Google’s product integration services around email, search and Now Cards.  Essentially, since my hotel, car and flight reservations were booked using my Gmail account, Google was able to keep me on schedule. 

Written By: Adam Dince This past weekend, I got away for a few days and was able to take advantage of Google's product i...

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How To Connect Klout To Your Self-Hosted WordPress Blog

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In 2011, when Klout introduced its WordPress.com integration, I was bummed that there wasn’t a way to connect a self-hosted WordPress site.  I toyed with different options for awhile, but there are more important priorities than Klout so it eventually it got away from me.

Written By: Adam Dince In 2011, when Klout introduced its WordPress.com integration, I was bummed that there wasn't a wa...

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Google Helping Mobile User-Experience Through Webmaster Tools

Mobile SEO

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This is probably old news, but I thought I’d share regardless.  Typically, when I receive a Google Webmaster Tools notification, it’s a message regarding some sort of penalty.  Needless to say, receiving a Webmaster Tools notification, usually results in my heart-rate exploding. 

Written By: Adam Dince This is probably old news, but I thought I'd share regardless.  Typically, when I receive a Googl...

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Affiliate Marketers: Protect Your Merchants’ SEO

Google Panda Penguin Penalty

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The other day, my good friend and affiliate marketing master, Marty Marion, asked me a fantastic question about affiliate marketing and SEO and I thought it worthy of a well-written response.  Essentially Marty’s question was regarding whether affiliate marketer blog links could positively or negatively affect a merchant’s organic search rankings.

Written By: Adam Dince The other day, my good friend and affiliate marketing master, Marty Marion, asked me a fantastic...

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New Google Manual Link Penalty Messaging

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It appears as though Google has been improving its process around assessing manual link penalties and relevant messaging. Google’s default manual link penalty message reads something like this: 

Written By: Adam Dince It appears as though Google has been improving its process around assessing manual link penalties...

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