Matt Cutts Talks About Ecommerce Duplicate Content

More about duplicate content this week!  As I’ve mentioned in my previous post, duplicate content is a topic that always comes up with SEO.  Here is another video by Matt Cutts, Google’s head of spam team, discussing duplicate content issues for ecommerce sites. The question is: What can e-commerce sites do that sell products which [...]

Writer’s Block? Try the New Blog Topic Generator

Hubspot Topic Generator

Are you out of topics to write for your post? Suffering writer’s block?  I feel you, we all been there before and it is not easy to think of a new topic.  It will be awesome if there someone or something can give you topics to blog about right?  Well, it is now available.  Wait, [...]

Duplicate Content Won’t Hurt You! Unless…

Duplicate Content

One of the most common topics that a lot of SEO online marketers question the most is Duplicate Content. What is Duplicate Content? Duplicate Content is when one piece of content that appears on multiple pages with different URL. However, Google’s head of search spam, Matt Cutts released a video stating that you shouldn’t “stress” [...]

What is the difference between SEM and SEO?

Paid vs Organic Listing

To keep it simple, Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is the child of Search Engine Marketing (SEM) also known as Search Marketing. First, let’s define what is SEO – SEO is the process of improving the visibility of a website or a web page in search engines (Google, Bing, Yahoo) via the “natural” or un-paid (also [...]

Bing Launches Pinterest Boards in Image Search: Pinterest SEO

Pinterest Board on Bing Image Search

Since I shared the bad news about Google with you during my previous post, I’ll share some good news this time.  Bing is now including Pin Boards in image search.  What does this mean?  Time to enhance your Pin SEO! Excited?! At the moment, this feature is only available to US users but everyone will [...]

Google Removing Keyword Insights

Unknown Keywords

NO! Remember back in October 2011, Google announced that signed-in users’ search keywords will not be recorded?  That means marketers won’t be able to track keywords signed-in users used before landing on their website.  That’s fine since it only affected 10% of the searches.  NOT ANYMORE!  Throughout the upcoming weeks/months, Google will stop reporting search [...]

Yahoo! Releasing Inactive Accounts! What It Means to Marketers

Starting July 15th, 2013, Yahoo! will be deleting usernames that have been inactive for at least 12 months.  Yahoo! shared this announcement via their tumblr page stating yourname@yahoo.com can be yours! What do this mean to Marketers? Marketers should be expecting a lot more hard bounces from Yahoo!  Furthermore, don’t fret if there is an [...]

Do Google Adwords Affect SEO?

I believe a lot of people already know the answer to the question “Does Google Adwords Affect SEO?”  The answer is NO!  However, there are still some conspiracy theories that if you spend a lot of money on Adwords, you can work with the Google rep and boost your organic ranking.  No No NO! Organic Ranking, [...]

Top 5 SEO Mistakes That Webmasters Make

Matt Cutts recently published a video on their Webmaster Channel listing the top 5 SEO mistakes that webmasters make.  He mentioned that these aren’t super advanced mistakes but the BIGGEST mistakes by volume. The BIGGEST mistake is not having the site crawlable or not having a domain at all.  Definitely create a website that is [...]

How to Protect Your Site from Hackers – Google’s Help Center

Google announced the launch of Help Center for Hacked sites on Tuesday, March 12, 2013 on their Webmaster Central Blog.  The help center includes videos on the Overview about Hacking (Compromise), explanation on how to assess the damage when hacked with spam and how to assess the damage when hacked with malware. Google mentioned there are [...]

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