5 Reasons a Site Hit by Google Penguin Won't Recover

If you're working hard on cleaning up a site that's been hit by Google Penguin, don't despair! While Penguin recovery is possible, it is difficult. Here are five reasons why your site isn't recovering rankings in the search results.

Three Lead Generation Card Tips from the @TwitterSmallBiz Playbook

Posted by akmercog

Last August, we launched the
Lead Generation Card to all advertisers on Twitter. Since then, we've been impressed with the many small and medium businesses who have integrated the Lead Generation card into their marketing strategy, and seen powerful results.

John Fox: The Essential SEO Playbook, Before and After Google

I've written a number of book reviews, but this is my first review of a free eBook. I'm always skeptical of thinly disguised upsells and hidden affili...

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What is Forensic SEO?

If you’re not familiar with the term forensic SEO that’s good – you haven’t suffered from manual or algorithmic penalties by the hand of Google who is cracking down on a growing number of websites cutting corners in an attempt to dominate the SERPs by all means and at any cost – be that the […]

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Feeding the Hummingbird: Structured Markup Isn't the Only Way to Talk to Google

Posted by Cyrus-Shepard

I used to laugh at the idea of Hummingbird optimization.

In a recent poll, Moz asked nearly
300 marketers which Google updated affected their traffic the most. Penguin and Panda were first and second, followed by Hummingbird in a distant third.

Which Google update had the biggest affect on your web traffic?

Denver Digital Summit; June 17th – 18th

Majestic SEO is going to Denver! Mel Carson, one of our US Ambassador’s, and Limsan Boulter, one of our Customer Advisors, will be representing Majestic SEO at the Digital Summit which opens from June 17th – 18th. Taking place at the Denver Performing Arts Complex, the show will be providing experts and insights on the latest […]

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John Rampton: SEO News: 10 Resources to Keep Informed

The past year has taught us that the SEO industry is more than simply "changing." Sure, there are a lot of different announcements that tell us what t...

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Google Payday Loans Algorithm Update Launch is Imminent

Less than a month after announcing a significant update to its algorithm targeting spammy queries such as payday loans, Google's Distinguished Engineer Matt Cutts announced yesterday at SMX Advanced that another update will launch this week.

How to Find Link Building Opportunities in 5 Steps Using SpyFu's New Backlink Builder

With all the great tools already out there, why do you need another? The goal of using SpyFu's Backlink Builder tool isn't to "get a win on every page." It's to short-list sites that are worth looking at. And that's what this tool is great for.