Google+ Now A Part Of Social Search Results

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Google launched Social Search in 2009 and since then we have seen results from Twitter, Flickr, Quora and other social media sites appear along with Google’s standard search results. In the latest improvement to Social Search, Google is now including Google+ posts. Social Search features links shared by your friends on the web based on […]

[Infographic] Google Wages War on Spam

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To maintain dominance in the search engine optimization market, Google constantly researches and adjusts its algorithm to provide the best search results for users. Google makes small updates all the time and these updates have become known as the Google Dance. Major algorithm updates, which have a big impact on search results, happen far less […]

Google’s Panda Branching Out To Include Additional Languages

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It started with a release in the U.S. in February, followed by an international release to English language users in April. Today Google announced that the “Panda” update is launching internationally in all languages, with the exception of Chinese, Japanese, and Korean, where they are still testing improvements. When Panda launched it affected almost 12% […]

4 SEO Personalities Essential to a Team

Everyone who has worked in a team environment has experienced the group of people that seems to jive so well and simply get things done. While there are certain skills that must be had in any team no matter the industry—like project management for instance—in SEO there are four who can take a team further […]

A New Way To Submit URLs to Google

Google has announced one more way to help site owners request that a specific web page is crawled. The Fetch as Googlebot feature in Webmaster Tools has been around for a while but now makes it possible for site owners to submit a new or updated URL for indexing. The process is simple and doesn’t […]

This Week in “Commonly Asked Search Marketing Questions”

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Hey SEO.com followers! There are two basic forms of SEO. The first is commonly referred to as on page optimization. This will take into account the navigation, content use and placement, design and layout, URL structure, and meta data of the website. All of these elements and more influence how search engines interact with a […]

The Link — SEO.com's August Newsletter

Businesses Must Finely Tune Twitter Campaigns Twitter serves up fantastic ways for businesses to provide customer service, promote sales and manage their reputations online. But when composed correctly your tweets might even improve your company’s rankings in the search engines. “If you are tweeting regularly and you’ve got a good reputation, then sometimes if there […]