Are Article Directories Still Relevant After Google Penguin Update?

September 7, 2012

Link spamming, link buying, link exchanging, and all the other unethical or questionable link practices have gotten a taken a hard hit, delivered by a Penguin. Google’s Penguin update to its search index algorithm brought about some big change. The search giant’s update targeted unnatural links and websites with artificially high PageRanks because of them. [...]

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5 Annoying Facebook Status Updates

September 5, 2012

People use Facebook to share information about their jobs, their families, their thoughts and their interests, but sometimes, people abuse their ability to share information with other people and use Facebook in the most annoying of ways. Just because Facebook allows you to have a voice doesn’t mean that you have to use it, especially [...]

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Building Links for the Future: What Does Natural Look Like?

August 27, 2012

Two months after Google’s Penguin Update hit the “unnatural” looking websites, many webmasters are still wondering how to build links for the future. It’s clear that Penguin has set the new standards, and, by the looks of it, the new rules are here to stay. What they did makes sense when you look at the [...]

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How Crowded Is Your Domain?

August 25, 2012

Ever since the days of AltaVista, webmasters, SEO experts and internet marketers have engaged in a game of cat and mouse with search engines to rank for the top spots in the SERPs. As AltaVista and Excite gave way to Google, Yahoo and Bing, spam detection methods and ranking algorithms became more complex, making it [...]

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Getting Into The Viral Loop – How to Make Your Social Content Shareable

August 24, 2012

The Power of Sharing Marketing on social networking platforms, such as Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Google+, are all the rage for businesses these days. This isn’t surprising at all considering that majority of people spend a lot of time tinkering and sharing content on these platforms. For any forward thinking company, going the social route [...]

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Post Penguin: How Forums Can Still Help Your SEO

August 23, 2012

Hey, search engines and social networks: we may be down, but we’re not out! In today’s world of search engine optimization, there’s a new kid on the block. Not the prepubescent music from a once “boy band” in the 90′s, this new kid is “Social”. To be more precise, the kid is now living in [...]

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Discover the Most Powerful Word in Blogging

August 21, 2012

Most blogs fail. According to the New York Times and other publications that run stories on blogging, most bloggers give up after only a few months. If that isn’t bad enough, most of the blogs that do end up surviving tend to languish — meaning they never reach their full potential. While many bloggers would [...]

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Hilarious SEO Myths

August 20, 2012

This article looks at a number of funny and downright ridiculous myths about search engine optimization. The Catch As well as being hilarious and stupid, you will hear some of these being used by some SEO companies and “professionals.” Look out for them; it will help you to separate the cowboys from the real industry [...]

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The Social Media Junkie’s Guide to Traveling

August 11, 2012

As a self-admitted social media addict, I am on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and YouTube almost constantly. They are the arch nemeses to my productivity, and I don’t find it easy to pull myself away. Even when I really have to do something important. The prevalence of mobile technology doesn’t help with this fact, unfortunately. My [...]

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Facebook vs Pinterest: 5 Things You Should Know

August 8, 2012

A current refrain from clients these days is, What? Another social networking opportunity!?! Do I have to get involved with Pinterest now? I Tweet, I update my Facebook Page, I blog. Is there a real value to an online bulletin board if I’m not planning a wedding? Isn’t Facebook enough Facetime? Boticca.com, the world’s online [...]

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