Links That Aren’t Links

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Google keeps on sharpening its guidelines by adding new signals to its ranking algorithms. For the past ten years links were used as the main element of the Google ranking system and this was like a gold mine for link hunters. Google was not as smart at link scheme detection as it is today. Those were the Dark Ages in the web world. The black hat SEOs flooded the web with spam links generated by link exchanges, link farms, direct link buys, blog commenting and low quality guest posting etc.
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5 At-Hand Data Sources for Informative Visual Content

Earlier in the previous post we talked about essential sources to mine hot trending topics which are the most engaging and sharable for your audience. Today, we would like to share with you some thoughts on the places you can take ideas and data for your visuals from, in order to give them a ripple effect as they spread via social media. It’s true that more than 50% of people are visual learners. IMHO, Numbers by themselves can be really frustrating, but if you implement them into structured infographics, it all sinks in better. That is why creative infographics and charts are so popular. Everybody creates them and you should as well. The question is where to source accurate and catchy data and turn that into trending linkbait?

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3 Best Sources to Mine Topics Your Audience Will Love

When you blog regularly, you see blog post ideas everywhere. Your morning coffee or a walk may inspire you; you can read some interesting facts or notice your ranking changes so you can suggest that a new Google update happened. Finally you can read an interesting post and share your thoughts on the topic.

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However, the times of writing content for the sake of content have gone. Now the content should engage, should attract attention and earn natural links. Web Analytics is here to help you separate the wheat from the chaff.
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How to Avoid the Google Panda Penalty with the Web CEO tools

As you know, Panda is a Google filter that seeks to stop spammy (low quality) sites from ranking high in the SERPs.

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In late May the Google Panda 4.0 update was discussed all over the SEO community. The web is full of theoretical advice on how to avoid the Panda penalty. We have some practical tips.

Avoid Exact Match Link Text

Part of any site development is planning how users will navigate the content. In terms of SEO it means that your internal links structure should be well-optimized. Internal links optimization is often ignored, although it is a great method to improve landing (important) pages’ search visibility and to broadcast your website’s theme.
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How to Promote Your Business Online Without Wasting Time and Money

Today I am going to ruin the myth that says you need to spend tons of money to promote your business online. What you really need is trustworthy recommendations, a reliable set of SEO tools and confidence in your success.

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1. Build a website with your visitors in mind.

SEO is not just about optimizing content; it begins when you first build a website. Think about your site structure carefully as it is essential both for a great user experience and for high rankings. A successful site should have:

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