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You Need To Be Looking At These SEO Factors In 2015

“From the Website Strategies blog You Need To Be Looking At These SEO Factors In 2015

2014 has once again seen many changes from Google, including: New rollouts of the Google Panda algorithm which look at the quality of website content and lowers rankings for websites with ”thin” or inadequate content. New rollouts of the Google Penguin algorithm which looks at the quality of links into the website and lowers theRead More

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5 Years of SEO Changes and Better Goal-Setting – Videos from MozTalk 2

“From the Website Strategies blog 5 Years of SEO Changes and Better Goal-Setting – Videos from MozTalk 2

These videos are from the second in our series of free presentations at the Mozplex called MozTalks. For those who couldn’t attend the last one with Rand and Dr. Pete (or those who’d like to see them again!), we’ve got you covered. Enjoy, and we hope that you’re able to make the next MozTalk! Source:Read More

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Google Releases First Penguin Update In Over A Year

“From the Website Strategies blog Google Releases First Penguin Update In Over A Year
Google has confirmed with us that they have updated the Penguin algorithm over the weekend. Starting late Friday night, savvy SEOs began noticing major cha Source: se…

Overview of the “New” SEO

“From the Website Strategies blog Overview of the “New” SEO

Interesting article: http://www.business2community.com/seo/responsive-website-design-better-efficient-seo-0977287 In short: Google recommends responsive web design. This is an enhanced website that is adaptive to every screen size for all major devices like laptops, desktop PCs, tablets and mobile users. There are some very good reasons why you should consider a more responsive web design. First, you are providing an improvedRead More

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Google Authorship Dead

“From the Website Strategies blog Google Authorship Dead

Google have announced that their much used “Authorship” has been discontinued. https://www.seroundtable.com/google-authorship-dead-19077.html In June they stopped showing author photos in the search results and now they don’t show any author information at all.  John Mueller at Google advises: “Unfortunately, we’ve also observed that this information isn’t as useful to our users as we’d hoped, andRead More

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Google+ Now Used in YouTube Comments – Search Engine Journal

“From the Website Strategies blog Google+ Now Used in YouTube Comments – Search Engine Journal

The official YouTube blog announced today that it is now utilizing Google+ to better moderate all comments on videos. YouTube said this change was to bette Ashley Bryan‘s insight: YouTube (owned by Google) now utilises Google+ data to promote the comments of people with verified profiles to the top of the comment thread. See onRead More

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Why You Should Fire Your SEO Firm if They Don’t Do Content Marketing

“From the Website Strategies blog Why You Should Fire Your SEO Firm if They Don’t Do Content Marketing

If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Thanks for visiting! Ashley Bryan‘s insight: This article is a bang-on summary of the current state of SEO, the time of transitiion that we are in, and the requirements for success on search engines going forwards.  Link building is no longer powerful.Read More

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Rumblings of Another Major Google Update

“From the Website Strategies blog Rumblings of Another Major Google Update

I’m seeing talk of a new major update from Google in the last day or so (Sept 4 – 5).  This thread http://www.seroundtable.com/google-update-17328.html talks of organic traffic drops and increase emphasis on promotong brands in the Google SERPs, while this thread http://www.seroundtable.com/google-update-17268.html talks of an algorithm shift back on August 22.  I didn’t see any sign ofRead More

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Matt Cutts Says Google +1′s Have No Direct Impact On Search Rankings

“From the Website Strategies blog Matt Cutts Says Google +1′s Have No Direct Impact On Search Rankings

Matt Cutts, Google’s head of search spam, refuted the latest Moz study that claimed to show a correlation between Google +1′s and high rankings Ashley Bryan‘s insight: Moz just released a study (http://www.searchenginejournal.com/new-moz-study-shows-correlation-between-google-1s-and-high-rankings/67801/) showing a strong correlation between the number of Google + votes for content and rankings of that content in the Google search results.Read More

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Matt Cutts Says Google +1’s Have No Direct Impact On Search Rankings

“From the Website Strategies blog Matt Cutts Says Google +1’s Have No Direct Impact On Search Rankings

By Ashley Bryan Matt Cutts, Google’s head of search spam, refuted the latest Moz study that claimed to show a correlation between Google +1′s and high rankings Ashley Bryan’s insight: Moz just released a study (http://www.searchenginejournal.com/new-moz-study-shows-correlation-between-google-1s-and-high-rankings/67801/) showing a strong correlation between the number of Google + votes for content and rankings of that content inRead More

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