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Google SEO – Tight IS Right

‘Farmer’ Algorithm Update: Ezine Articles slapped too?

Even Ezine Articles is vulnerable to Google tightening.  Are you?  Just after the major “corrections”, I posted my SEO View of Latest Google Update.  I’m addressing a reader’s comment because it warrants an update.

Nick commented: Ezine Articles was hit really bad by this update. I heard that their traffic went down massively.”

Yes, it is so true. Twice. The Panda Google Algorithm update hit many website URLs hard in February; then again in April 2011. 

Ezine Articles included. It is estimated that Ezine Articles lost 35% of their traffic.

It is this blogger’s understanding that they are fighting back by tightening up and making modifications to their parameters including:

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Internet Marketing Basics

Stop Words, URL and Page Titles
Are you being misled by some bad SEO advice?


It pays to always be cautious when taking SEO advice.  Some of the replies on an SEO Forum post I responded to recently dolled out highly questionable guidance. To show an example, I’ll paraphrase a poster’s question and post my reply and thoughts.

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SEO View of Latest Google Update

All the talk in the past few days about the powerful “correction” Google has just made has brought me out of my temporary hibernation.

The latest change in the Google algorithm (Panda) is being called the Farmer update and it’s major.  Major as in it has a lot of folks in a tizzy.  It is said to have had major affects on 12% of search results and has plummeted many websites traffic visitor numbers in half.


How to Re-Purpose a Blog Post

Let’s say you have started a Blog which is tied to your website. Great first step!  Now, you can re-purpose a blog post to turn it into multiple products. If you don’t have a Blog, consider Re-Purposing an article or website copy. Why? It will help to tie all your efforts together thru cross-links, save lots of time AND boost your website traffic. How? Re-purposing : Begin with a Post on your Blog; then ADD "a twist here; a tweak there and you’ve got several new projects completed." Let’s take a glimpse at just some of your options:


Web Planning Steps

By:  Linda Yarbrough, TownHub.com

Building a research-based foundation for your web efforts starts by exploring your: marketing goals, offline marketing materials and your online efforts, stats history, and industry competitive environment on the internet.

You must understand your target audience and the information they are looking for on the web … and position yourself to be there.  Determine market segment size and specific keyword phrases your target prospect enters into search engine queries.

Sort, sift, analyze & lay the plan together until all the pieces fit:

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Facebook Timeline vs Google Hangout

 

Facebook Timeline or Google Hangout? Social Media Up-Date

How do you spend your social media time?  Will that change with the most recent additions to Facebook Timeline and Google Hangout? 

 

Facebook Timeline or Google HangoutThere has been lots of chatter about converting to Facebook Timeline for Business Pages. Whether you love it or are gearing up to tolerate it, we’re all going to have to deal with Facebook Timeline on Personal Profiles and Business Pages. Have you decided how to divide your social media networking time given the latest twists? Facebook Timeline or Google Hangout?

 


Top 5 Tips for Email Marketers

How to avoid the dreaded “Unsubscribe” Request

It’s clean out email trash day around here again … and I’ve got to shout out (or at) email marketers!

1. The quickest way to a Trash Bin is to oversend emails. Seriously, stop email overkill. I have found myself on the opt-in list of many Internet Marketers who are sending up to 8 emails a day … every day!

Oh my. Do they really think we can’t go a few hours without hearing their latest offer or words of wisdom? Or we’ll forget them if not hounded by email? If your writing isn’t more memorable than that – give it up!

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SEO Strategy Series – SEO Basics

Announcing:
SEO Strategy Series – SEO Basics

 

seo-101-series-seoSEO Strategy Series-SEO BasicsSEO Strategy Series on SEO Basics is coming to The Media Mix. Want to learn how to best SEO a website or WordPress blog? We’ll share tips and step-by-step SEO Basics with internet marketers, bloggers and business owners.

Is an All-In-One SEO Plugin enough to get your website high in search engine rankings (and keep it there?)

Make no mistake about it, SEO is not always a Straight Line Process! Your Search Engine Ranking Position depends on the keyword phrases your target audience use to find information AND how good a job your competition is doing.



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