A SLI Systems study looks at how many ecommerce sites are integrating valuable on-site search data to improve their marketing campaigns and the user experience; what it found was more than half were not, and 30 percent said they weren’t sure how.
If you’ve identified any suspicious or low-quality backlinks you believe might result Google taking a manual action, Matt Cutts recommends disavowing those links. This is a different stance on the disavow tool than Google has previously taken.
Data coming from social analytics company Piqora said a single pin pays dividends to brands over time – up to several months after it was originally pinned – with the average pin being worth 78 cents in sales for all types of publishers.
Today Google Webmaster Central is doing live site reviews. You can join in and watch here. They are going over sites and what they are doing right/wrong. Small Websites Should Pay Attention To: Does it have content for what it wants to rank for? Is it Mobile ready? Large Websites Should Pay Attention To: Check […]
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If you focus all your SEO efforts on a single term with a “Page 1 or Bust” mentality, you’re putting your business and domain in jeopardy. Here’s why you should take a more diversified, comprehensive approach to keyword targeting and expansion.
Pinterest released a new feature that allows brands to tap into the API and create dedicated pages on their websites that feature the latest trending pins around their brand. Pinterest is working with a handful of brands to test this feature.
In an interview conducted at Pubcon 2013 in Las Vegas, Dixon Jones of Majestic SEO tells us about a new tool his company recently launched called Site Explorer. Site Explorer provides users with specialized search engine results with the ability to find web pages based on how influential they are for certain keywords. Hear Dixon explain […]
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Todd Bryson of Local Site Submit Shares SEO Tips For Local Businesses At #Pubcon 2013 by @johnramptonPosted: October 29th, 2013 | Author: admin | Filed under: Search Engine Optimisation Company | Tags: 2013, @johnrampton, Bryson, Businesses, Local, PubCon, Shares, Site, Submit, Tips, Todd | No Comments »
A big thanks to our Pubcon 2013 SEJ Lounge sponsor, Paygrip: “the most powerful payment processing platform in the world.” In an interview conducted at Pubcon 2013 in Las Vegas, Todd Bryson of Local Site Submit leads a discussion about local SEO. I began the interview by asking Todd what he has specifically been seeing businesses […]
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About a week or so ago somebody managed to hack into this website and they were able to claim it in Google webmaster tools. They used the change of address tool to move my rankings to a payday loans website:
And for a couple of days the payday loans site stole some of my rankings. As soon as I realised what had happened I cancelled the change of address, changed all of my passwords and updated my WordPress (my designer suspected that was how they got in).
Yesterday I was checking my stats and I noticed that I was getting hits on the keyword payday loans, I checked Google and saw I was ranking in the 11th position on Google for the term:
Over the past few days I have had 98 visitors from people searching for payday loans.
I was just checking my links with Bing webmaster tools today and I found hidden links pointing to this site. Whoever hacked this site has built hidden links to get it ranking for payday loans such as the one on this site in the code:
So there you have it, make sure your wordpress is up to date and keep an eye out for unusual activity – negative SEO does happen.
Posted in SEO News By David Eaves a UK search engine optimisation specialist.
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BrightEdge have crunched the numbers to develop the first public click curves for mobile and tablet devices. In a world where smartphone and tablet users are in the majority, ranking in positions 1-3 is even more essential than previously thought.