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PUBLIC MARKS from bhartzer with tags seo & tech

May 2011

Duplicate Content: Google Not Following Own Best Practices

Google is not following their own webmaster guidelines on their own web site. We all have issues with our web sites at one time or another. When we optimize our web sites we try to make sure that we follow the industry’s best practices. But that doesn’t always happen, even if you are Google. I have uncovered a few instances where Google is not foll

Google Places Listings in Search Results

If you search at Google for a keyword phrase that includes a city name, most likely Google will show Google Places listings as part of the Google search results. But optimizing for this has become increasingly difficult, since what Google shows and when they show it is so inconsistent. Here is how Google Places is different than the Google web resu

January 2011

Why Social Validation is the New Search Engine Optimization

You probably have heard me preach it before: if at all possible, for search engine optimization purposes, your web site should include a blog or other section. Here is why your SEO Strategy must include social validation.

Effective Title Tag for Search Engine Optimization

Web Sites need effective Title Tags to help improve search engine rankings for target keywords. Standing Dog Interactive has some tips on writing effective Title Tags.

Search Engine Optimization Firms Sending Email Spam

It is unfortunate that search engine optimization firms like Rankpay have to resort to sending unsolicited commercial email (aka spam) to try to drum up business. realize that if you send out 1 million emails telling unsuspecting businesses that they can rank better in the search engines you will most likely get some responses from unsuspect

December 2010

Search Engine Optimization Tip: Keywords in URLs

Here is why it is important for search engine optimization to include your keywords in your filenames and in your URLs.

September 2010

Google’s Updated Search Engine Optimization Starter Guide SEO Tips

Now, we have a new version of the Google Search Engine Optimization Starter Guide. As my buddy Barry factors out, one of many better takeaways from this new model will be the up to date Googlebot. The best a part of the Google Search Engine Optimization Starter Manual is really the 3 main takeaways from this Seo Manual. Lots of the info on this

No SEO for Web Marketing Association Best Web Sites

The Web Marketing Association has called the best Web Sites in 96 various classes. The awards are out today. I took a look at the top award successful web websites and the internet websites of those who created them: and am horrified to determine a lack of fundamental search engine optimization techniques being applied.

August 2010

How to Transition from PPC to Organic Search

If you are spending too much money for pay-per-click (PPC) advertising, then you likely have considered moving away from PPC and towards organic search results. After all, if you rank well in the organic, or natural, search results, you can spend a lot less money on PPC.

July 2010

Will Your Facebook Store Help with Search Engine Optimization

Ask an Expert is an occasional feature where we ask ecommerce experts questions from online merchants. For this installment, we address a question about the search engine implications from selling on Facebook. The question comes from Brian M. Almashie, vice president of ecommerce for Shopwildplanet.com, a retailer for Wild Planet toys.

June 2010

SEO Tip: How to Remove a Page from Google

This search engine optimization tip has to do with removing a page or a specific URL from the Google search engine. Their interface has changed recently, so you may want to read about how to remove a web page from Google using Google Webmaster Tools.

Conductor Launches Searchlight Search Engine Optimization Sy

Conductor, a SEO (Search Engine Optimization) technology company, has launched Conductor Searchlight, a full-featured search engine optimization (SEO) operating system. Conductor spent many months of testing the product with 30 customers and has finally made it available to everyone.

Google Quietly Removes Date from Google Link Data

Google has quietly made a change recently in Google Webmaster Tools. They have removed the date that is reported when they report the links to your website.

May 2010

Local Search Engine Marketing Event Being Held in Dallas

Google cautiously states that twenty percent of all searches have a local intent. And Google goes on to say that they only display a map in about eight percent of the search results. The monthly DFWSEM Meeting about Local Search, is being held on Wednesday, May 19th at 6:30 pm at the Renaissance Hotel in Richardson, Texas.

Search Engine Optimization: Adding Content to your Web Site

For this search engine optimization tip, lets talk more about content and adding content to your web site.

April 2010

Search Engine Optimization in 2010: What You Need to Know

If you are confused already about search engine optimization, here are my expert thoughts about search engine optimization in 2010, based on my experience.

Search Engine Optimization in 2010: What You Need to Know

If you want to use search engine optimization best practices or want to get updated on the latest search engine optimization techniques, then there are a lot of good SEO resources to keep you up to date. Here is what you really need to know.

Internet Marketing Conference Comes to Dallas Texas

Pubcon, one of the worlds best internet marketing conferences, is coming to the Dallas, Texas this week (April 13 to 15, 2010).

Search Engine Optimization: Google Showing Top Links

An interesting development today in the Google search results. The latest development is the fact that Google is publicly showing top links for certain keyword phrases.

March 2010

Managing a Search Engine Optimization Project

While there are a lot of daily and monthly search engine optimization tasks out there that absolutely must be done every month, you do not have to do everything. Here is how to properly manage a search engine optimization project.

SEO: Recovering Lost Traffic and Links

Here is how to recover lost traffic, and links, to your website without having to pay anything. In fact, this will only really cost you some time to look for the lost traffic and links.

How Search Engine Optimization Adds Value to a Website

Do you really need to invest even more money into search engine optimization? After all, hiring a great search engine optimization company can be expensive. So how exactly does search engine optimization add value to a website? Let’s look at some specific examples that prove that investing in search engine optimization is, in fact, a great investme

Search Engine Optimization and Network Marketing: How to Get More Leads

So, what can you do if you are a network marketer and want to bring in more network marketing leads? What if you have already spent money on a multi level marketing œprogram and want to get more people in your network?

Google Issues Search Engine Optimization Report Card

Google has issued what they are calling an SEO Report Card, an effort to provide Google’s product teams with ideas on how they can improve their products’ pages using simple and accepted optimizations.