Posts Categorized: SEO

Search Engine Optimization, SEO, is all about ensuring your content and website are perfectly ‘optimized’ to impress the search engines which ultimately leads to higher rankings in the SERPs. Our posts in the SEO category of Marketing Bees will help you to achieve this.

How to Make Your Website Penguin-Proof

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Well, it had to happen sometime. Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock, you probably have heard that Penguin 3.0 just rolled out.

Hopefully, you just heard about it instead of feeling the painful effects of this Google algorithm update. Make no mistake about it: Regardless of how much Google likes to downplay its impact, Penguin 3.0 will hurt many websites, just in the same way earlier roll-outs of Penguin unleashed damage throughout the internet.

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Five Early Observations about the Panda 4.1 Update

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Unless you have been hiding under a rock, or worse, smoking rocks, you would know that Google Panda 4.1 is out. A lot of people either get excited about Panda, or they get really scared. If you think back a few years ago, Panda really caught a lot of people by surprise. Previously high-flying websites that produce horrendous content and didn’t really care about their readers got hammered, and hammered hard, by Google.

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EzineArticles Goes no Follow and Serious SEOs Shrug it off

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We all know the value article directories, like EzineArticles, has been eroding over the past few years. No longer can you publish an EzineArticle with an outgoing link and rank instantly. It was only a question of time until their value, from an SEO perspective, is completely gone. However, things have gotten much worse than I originally anticipated.

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How Should you Prepare for the Next Penguin Update?

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If you have been paying attention to the latest SEO gossip, you would be aware that it is rumoured that Google will be updating their Penguin update soon. This is a big deal. As you probably already know, a lot of websites got their rear-ends kicked into place by Google Penguin and a lot of the old grey hat tricks no longer work to boost your position in the SERPs. The whole idea behind Penguin is that your backlink signature should be natural looking. I know this is a tall order, because the name of the game, when it comes to SEO, is link building.

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Are you Following Rand Fishkin? You Should be!

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Rand Fishkin is the head honcho of one of the most respected SEO software companies on the planet. I am, of course, talking about Moz. Moz is an amazing suite of online software that gives you the information you need to make progress with SEO in this day and age.

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Google Explains Why Penguin Cleanups Take so Long

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One of the biggest hassles with the Google Penguin update is the fact that if you got dinged by that update, it’s very hard to get out of that penalty hole. I’ve worked with and spoken to SEO clients that got penalized by Penguin right after Penguin came out and they can’t seem to get out of that penalty box. Even after they have gone through all sorts of efforts and all sorts of trouble to disavow their backlinks, they still cannot get out of the Penguin penalty box.

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Top Five Reasons Why You Need To Follow Brian Dean

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In the world of online marketing, gurus come and go. Seriously. A lot of the gurus and internet marketing geniuses out there are really just online media creations. In many cases, it only takes a few talking heads or a few influential people throwing the same names around for people to get the impression that these names are really worth following. Let us face it. There are just too many supposed online marketing gurus that are really just playing the very common game of ‘fake it until you make it’. This is an unfortunate truth, but somebody has to say it.

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Google Kills Authorship: SEO Community Loses its Collective Mind

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I do not want to lie and say that I saw it coming, but it would be nice to say that I did see it coming. However, I did get the impression that Google authorship was unsustainable. Think about it, Google was basically letting people that do not put any money in its pockets take money from Google’s own pockets.

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How to Use HARO Properly

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HARO or Help a Reporter Out is a website that puts reporters looking to research a particular topic with subject matter experts in that topic. Many SEOs are excited about HARO. It is not hard to figure out why. You have to understand that some of the best websites to get backlinks from on the internet are news websites.

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How to get Qualified Traffic from Audio Upload Websites

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I have written about Document distribution websites earlier this week. In a fundamental way, they operate in the same way as audio upload websites. The internet is filled with all sorts of upload websites. You can upload documents, you can upload pictures, you can upload a wide range of file types.

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