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Safe For SEO, Hacking [FIXED] Google Keyword Tool

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AdWords Keyword Tool may be viable again for SEO. The debilitating short-tail-only problems seem to have been fixed. Long live SEO! On October 7th 2010, we published a post in aimClear Blog entitled, “R.I.P. Google Keyword Tool. Long Live SEO!” Baris Gultekin, Group Product Manager, Google AdWords, Google, Inc. had just dropped a big stink… Read More

Google  /  Keyword Research

Herding the Flock: Google Instant Anoints Lucky Brands

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Data is starting to roll in on the effects of Google’s elegant UI/SERPs adaptation Google Instant. The concept of SERPs that configure as users type is not new, but it appears big G’ has laid claim to mass paradigm busting.  Marketing chatter ranges from ridiculously hyperbolic to ho-hum with good reason. Instant instantly appoints already-dominant… Read More

Google  /  SEO

What To Do When “The Man” Gets You Down (in the SERPs)

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If your website is lost to Google (aka “The Man”), not just buried in the SERPs, it may have violated Google’s Terms of Service (TOS) by singular or multiple violations. This isn’t a mistake, so be prepared to get on your knees, confess your crimes, wait for the Googlers to flip the switch back on… Read More

Google

Google’s Vulnerable Blind Spot: Situational Queries

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I had a near out of body-real-time SMS/search/tweet experience last night interacting with our attorney, Laura.  (No, the picture’s not Laura.)  She’s in Manhattan to attend the Social Media Risks and Rewards legal conference, and pinged me to quick-search for information about a ruckus she was observing outside the famed Waldorf Astoria. Our innocent little… Read More

Google

The Only Google-Thing Evaporating is Our Trust

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On June 3rd, Matt Cutts freaked the technical SEO community by casually stating that PageRank sculpting, the subtle art of flow-managing page value distribution, had changed significantly from what Google had been prescribing. Who cares, we don’t need noFollow. What bothers many is that know we’ve learned Google flipped the switch a year ago, all… Read More

Google  /  SEO