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How to Put the +1 Button on Your Website

[1 Jun 2011 | 118 Comments | ]
How to Put the +1 Button on Your Website

Okay, sooooo Google rolled out the +1 button today.

I’m not real excited about it…but Google says it will be a good thing, because now when I search or go to a website, I’ll know which my thousands of friends have been there and liked it too. Similar to ‘Likes’ on Facebook, but FB wouldn’t share those with Google.

So like the little red hen, they went out and did it themselves.

Who knows how it will affect SEO. All I know is that now I have to get votes like a prom queen for my site to rank better. And everybody will know who I voted for, too.

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Article Syndication, Google, Links, Online Marketing »

Ezine–Still Good for Article Marketing?

[7 Apr 2011 | 75 Comments | ]
Ezine–Still Good for Article Marketing?

With the Google Farmer algorithm update one type of site that got hit hard was article directories, including Ezine Articles…reminiscent of the Squidoo slap-down a couple of years ago.

Many people had great articles on Ezine that ranked well and sent visitors to their site. However, a lot of Ezine articles were crap, and many of those were also ranking on the first page of Google. Everybody dropped, good and bad alike.

So now the question is, should you continue to submit to Ezine for article marketing purposes?

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Google, SEO Tips, Website »

5 Steps That Will Make Your Site Immune to Algorithm Changes

[1 Mar 2011 | 66 Comments | ]
5 Steps That Will Make Your Site Immune to Algorithm Changes

Are you alarmed about the recent Google algorithm changes?

Here’s the deal in a nutshell – follow the rules and you won’t have to worry about algorithm changes and updates.

99% of the time they only affect web ites that are trying to get rankings by cheating in one way or another, or are so poorly designed and optimized that they seem spammy to search engines.

It pays to do things the right way. Follow these 5 steps and you won’t have to worry about changing algorithms:

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