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Mihaela Lica, Jan 27

GetListed.org: Starter Tool for Local Search Marketing

With a business name and a zip code, GetListed.org quickly pulls in a set of results that detail the status of the local listing in Google, Yahoo, BOTW and Live. Does this service have real SEO potential, or is this just another cutesy startup doomed to fail?
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Mihaela Lica, Jan 15

Twitter's Little Known SEO Value

Twitter can affect positively your Alexa rankings by sending visitors to your pages. Usage data is a sign of quality for Google and all the other search engines. If you can make people come to your site via Twitter, then this is an SEO advantage you cannot afford to miss.
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Mihaela Lica, Oct 10

Google Reigns Supreme

In her first article for SitePoint, Mihaela examines Google's sustained effort at search domination. This comprehensive analysis looks at the role of web reportage in the search landscape, and the attempts by various entities, including Microsoft, at slaying the Google giant.
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Kevin Yank, Jul 16

Google’s Flash Indexing Disaster

On July 1st, Google announced that, using technology provided by Adobe, it had enhanced the Google Search Engine to index the text embedded within Flash movies. What followed was bad advice from Google, second-guessing by web developers, and finally a few straight answers.
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Ken McGaffin, May 16

Master Your Keywords, Part 2: New Web Sites

Give your fledgling site the kick-start it deserves! Here, Ken shows how careful and creative keyword research will gain your site links and visitors from the outset.
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Ken McGaffin, Apr 04

Master Your Keywords, Part 1: Organize Your Keyword Research

In this article, the first in a five-part series on optimizing your site through keyword research, Wordtracker's Ken McGaffin demonstrates how you can maximize traffic by performing structured keyword research, thus optimizing your site for the specific terms that you target.
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Matthew Magain, Mar 07

Ask.com: We've Got All The Answers

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Matthew Magain, Mar 06

Kiss Your Ask.com Goodbye

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Lucas Chan, Oct 25

Changes to PageRank?

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Matt Mickiewicz, Oct 02

Yahoo! Search Marketing Plays catch-up to AdWords

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Matt Mickiewicz, Feb 15

MSN's Keyword Forecasting Tool

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Johnathon Smith, Nov 22

Avoiding the 5 Most Common SEO Mistakes

Are your SEO efforts hampered by any of the 5 most common SEO mistakes? They're not difficult to rectify ... once you know what they are! Johnathon explains them clearly, and shows you how to correct them, in this hands-on tutorial.
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Shirley Kaiser, Jul 26

The Ultimate SEO Checklist

Search Engine Optimization should be considered, and implemented, throughout the planning, design, development, and maintenance stages of your site's evolution. But where should you begin? And how will you stay on track? This complete checklist will show you how to conquer the challenge of SEO in your next project.
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Matt Mickiewicz, Jul 13

Page Strength Analysis Tool

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Kent Lewis, Jun 21

Five Keys to Improving Web Site Conversions

If you spend your SEO dollars - and all your time - attracting visitors to your site, it might be time to refocus. As Kent explains, if your site doesn't generate conversions, your search budget's wasted. He presents his top five tips for ensuring good - and growing - conversion rates.
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Tyler Huston, Jun 09

10 Worst AdWords Campaign Mistakes

Think you know AdWords inside out? As Tyler explains, the 10 worst AdWords campaign mistakes are easily made, but they're also easy to avoid! Take his timely advice to improve your campaign management and ROI.
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Matt Mickiewicz, May 27

Stop MSN From Displaying your DMOZ Descriptions

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Rodney Ringler, May 24

Google SEO Algorithm Problems

Had any problems with your Google rank lately? In this detailed expose, Rodney charts the history of the notorious Google updates before explaining, in real terms, the effects these have had on webmasters, and making a call for better algorithms in the longer term.
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Greg Harvey, May 08

Ignore MSN Search at your Peril

If you've been focusing on Google to the exclusion of other major search engines, it's time to get your head out of the sand! In this insightful article, Greg shows how MSN is building a platform from which to challenge Google, and warns search engine marketers to give strong consideration to MSN in their SEO efforts.
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Serge Bondar, Apr 28

Search Engine Indexing Limits: Where Do the Bots Stop?

Ever wondered how much of each of your pages is being crawled by the search engines? Serge has, which is why he conducted an experiment to test the exact page size that could be crawled by the search bots, and identify the indexation limit of each. Here, he reveals the results of his study.
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Neil Anuskiewicz, Apr 26

How to Win With Google AdWords

If you're not on the Google AdWords bandwagon, you should be! As Neil explains, this system, which is making money for site owners around the world, is easy to set up and use, and makes campaign tracking and tweaking a cinch.
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Bernard Peh, Apr 12

Track Your Rank Using the Google API

Tracking your site's search ranking can be a real pain ... unless you have Bernard's script, which uses the Google API to track your rank quickly and effortlessly. Here he explains, step by step, how to implement the code that will save you hours and keep you informed of your site's Google rank.
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Dan Thies, Apr 07

SEM Kit 2006 Progress Report

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Matt Mickiewicz, Mar 22

How-to Track Global Search Trends