Monthly Archives: May 2011

An SEO’s Guide to HTTP Status Codes (An Infographic)

Posted by Dr. PeteA while back, I started thinking about how the different status codes and redirects (301s, 302s, etc.) might look visually. I started drawing up some ideas for what was going to be an illustrated blog post, but then it suddenly dawned… Continue reading

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Browser Plugin Blocks Chinese Sites To Protest Artist Ai Weiwei’s Detainment

FAT Lab member Greg Leuch’s browser plugins have been mainly whimsical (abolishing mentions of folks like Justin Bieber and Charlie Sheen)… Continue reading

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Creating a Link Building Dashboard

If you are actively building links as part of your SEO efforts, you are probably tracking your metrics, but are your metrics helping you? You should be actively watching KPI’s to ensure your link building is heading in the right direction. This begs two questions two questions: What KPI’s do I track and how do [...]

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The Infographic Slam Dunk

Looking to partake in the latest infographic craze? Look no further as you’ve come to the right place. In case you were counting on the rapture and were hiding under a rock for the past, oh two years or so, infographics are simply visual representations of information, data, or knowledge. Infographics have turned into a [...]

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Select the Best Web Hosting Service with Webhosting Geeks

I guess one may have a different definition of “SEO web hosting” than mine (most people refer to it when talking about different C-class IPs). The way I see it is that an SEO-friendly hosting is one that provides a reliable platform for your website. That’s it. Again, this may sounds somewhat “cliche”, but your [...]

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Apple To Unveil iCloud, Mac OS X Lion & iOS 5 at WWDC

Apple will start its annual Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) with several important software releases: iCloud, Apple’s upcoming clou… Continue reading

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Google To Begin Charging For Clicks On AdWords Directions

Over the next few weeks, you’ll see performance metrics for directions alongside those for clicks and phone calls. We’ll also begin to charge for clicks on directions in the same manner as clicks on your ad’s headline or phone number. Continue reading

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Google’s Re-Focus, Its Meaning, and Its Risks

When it was announced in the early portions of 2011 that Eric Schmidt, long-time CEO and established C-level guru, was handing the control of Google back to original founder Larry Page, we knew that big changes were ahead. It was hard to say, however, whether Page’s leadership would mean more of the same or if [...]

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Poor Newsletter Open Rate Causes Ranking Penalty?

A strange new report. Supposedly this site owner was penalized for having a poor newsletter open rate, as determined by gmail. After purging all the people on the list that hadn’t opened the emails in the last 90 days, he filed a reconsideration reques… Continue reading

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Head Smacking Tip #20: Don’t Ask Sites for Links. Find People and Connect.

Posted by randfishMany of us trained in the ways of classical SEO are familiar with the link building process:Step 1: Find relevant sites from which to get a link.Step 2: Search for contact information (email or phone number).Step 3: Get in touch and f… Continue reading

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