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.

Blackhat SEO Tactics Profile: Dropped Domain Link Network Building

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One of the easiest Blackhat SEO tactics currently available that is still fairly hard to detect is the use of dropped domains. As you already know, you need back links to do SEO properly. Search engines like Google have not yet evolved to the point where they can completely disregard link signals. Google and Bing are still very much dependent on back links.

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If you Want to Destroy your Google Rankings? Do these…

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After Google rolled out the Panda update, the world of search engine optimization has really been turned upside down. There are lots of Black Hat SEO specialist that say “well, whatever Google does, they will always manage to beat Google”. Well, this is just bravado. This is just empty talk. The reality is, deep down the most seasoned Black Hat SEO specialist is shaking in his or her boots. The game has changed after 2011. You would be a fool to think otherwise. Unfortunately, many people still conduct SEO like it was 2008 or 2004.

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Say Goodbye to Article Directories as Link Sources

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It’s too easy to get addicted to link directories as sources of backlinks. After all, what’s easier than filling up a form, making sure the keywords are correct, clicking submit and seeing your article published after a short period of waiting? You get quick and easy backlinks this way. Unfortunately, what makes the process so easy and appealing is exactly what makes it so dangerous.

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What Happens when we Forget about SEO?

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Believe it or not, there’s a lot more traffic on the internet besides SEO traffic. After all, as important and powerful as search engines may be, they are not the complete story when it comes to internet traffic. There are many ways you can get traffic from the internet. In fact, if you get on a website that allows you to build a link that links out to an outside site, you are looking at a potential source of traffic. It really is that basic?

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Is There Really Such a Thing as a White Hat or Black Hat SEO?

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Google defines Black Hat SEO as manipulation of links for a site to rank higher in Google’s search engine ranking pages. This much is clear from Google’s quality guidelines. It frowns upon and will penalize any action that seeks to artificially manipulate links for a website to rank higher. This is going to be a problem. Why? This is the essence of link building.

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Link Wheels are SO 2013

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There are two ways to generate backlinks. You already know this but for clarity’s sake, let me spell it out. You either build them or you earn them. That’s it. There are only two ways. Actually, if there is any one lesson you should learn from Google Panda, Google Penguin, and Google Hummingbird, it is this: It’s a good idea to earn or draw links. That’s it. That’s all the lessons you need.

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3 things you NEED to know about Google’s Recent Guest Post Smackdown

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Just like with the everything else that Google does, there are usually two kinds of reactions. Both of them are valid. Both of them make a lot of sense. However, when you are looking at any type of SEO news, you have to look at reactions to get a clear picture of what truly is going on. When Google makes a move it has a dramatic short term impact. It also has a wider implication for the rest of the online publishing and online market industry. Keep this in mind. The two reactions, of course, are short-term and long-term reactions.

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How to Get Authority Page Ideas from Competitor’s Backlinks

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The great thing about the internet is that your competitions underwear is showing. Seriously, they think they might be hiding their website from you, they think they might be hiding their processes and practices from you. They better guess again. Thanks to a wide variety of tools and just the way the internet is put together it’s very easy to see what your competition is up to.

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If you aren’t Building Authority, you are Wasting your Time

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Considering the amount of mutations Google has gone through these past several years, you cannot ignore the power of authority. In fact, if you are managing your online properties in any way that ignores or avoids dealing with the concept of authority, you are basically deluding yourself. In other words, your time is running out. The Internet is going towards a brand-based system. The cornerstone of a brand-based internet is authority. You have to wrap your mind around this concept now more than ever.

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Reverse Engineer your Competition’s Backlink Profile

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If you have been checking your Google rankings and you can’t seem to make any progress with your competition, maybe it’s time to start getting sneaky. Maybe it’s time to supplement your other link building initiatives with a clever and sneaky backlink campaign. Unlike your other backlink initiatives where you basically try to get new backlinks from new sources, reverse engineer your competition doesn’t involve a lot of guess work.

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