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Google’s HTTPS / SSL SEO Update – My Curated View

Unless you’ve been hiding under a proverbial rock, you’ve probably heard by now about Google’s new and unsurprising move to provide a boost to websites utilising ...
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Why I Support Google’s Fight Against SEO Guest Blogging

Back in January, Matt Cutts said that if you’re guest blogging for links, stop.  This was followed by a penalty imposed by Google on a large guest blogging network (unfair imo); ...
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Google Tightens Noose Around SEO Link Building [TIPS]

Google has further tightened its noose around manipulative link building techniques/schemes aimed at influencing its “SERPS”. If you haven’t already, go through Google’s ...
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Negative SEO: 3 Tips to Fight Back

Negative SEO is a big buzzword online right now. Following the release of the Google disavow links tool, a possible admission that links from so-called “bad neighborhoods” can ...
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Beyond Affiliate Marketing – 5 More Ways to Make Money From Your Blog

When it comes to monetising your blog, the first thing you might think of is on-site advertising and affiliate programs. While such advertising can often be an effective way of turning ...
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Be A Better Blogger: Edit Your Writing For A Punchier Post

You’ve had a flash of inspiration and put your idea into words. On your computer screen sits your next blog post. But first-rate writing doesn’t occur in the first draft. Your next ...
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Corporate Blogging – Categories, Advantages, and Risks

While blogs have changed the way that millions of people around the world communicate and access information on a daily basis, corporations as a whole have been slow on the uptake when ...

Google’s Universal Search Extends to Blogs

Back in June I posted about SEO for Universal Search and how the future of search results will, in some form or another include images, videos, maps, news, books and now blog posts!  ...

Placement Targeting by Google Adwords

Google has upgraded its AdWords programme to allow advertisers to target specific content on websites. This feature is not entirely new, as Google -in the past-  had allowed advertisers ...

SEO’ing a WordPress Blog

A video about optimising a wordpress blog including tips on how to avoid duplicate content and setting up theming or siloing on a wordpress blog installation. Enjoy! …

SEO Tips for Bloggers

Matt Cutts just posted a link to a presentation he made about SEO tips for Blogger.  Here is a quick summary: SEO Tips for Blogs - General Don’t put blog at root page of domain  People ...

A sleepless night

Welcome to my Blog. My name is Omar Kattan and this is my first blog.   Funny really since I work in search and I probably should have had one of these niftty things a long long ...
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