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Welcome. You are probably an SEO specialist who has arrived here via a 3rd party recommendation because you want to improve your knowledge of SEO and in turn improve the rankings of your clients. Be sure to browse through the categories for the latest innovations in SEO and for safe, fast-working ranking tactics.

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Avoid Penguin

Avoid Penguin

April 24th 2012 changed the course of search engine optimization forever. The release of Google's over-optimization penalty named "penguin 1.0" devastated many company revenues and even lead many seo agencies into bankruptcy. Unfortunately 99% of seo agencies that survived are still using the same tactics that no longer work.
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Beat The Panda

Beat The Panda

Panda is one of the most misunderstood Google updates, yet it is one of the easiest to overcome with a few minor tweaks to your on-page optimization. Many seo's falsely believe that Panda is about poor content but it is really about all about user-engagement these days and we have some killer tips and tricks to help you beat the panda.
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Link Building

Link Building

From link building 101, where you get the basics of off-page Seo, to advanced ranking techniques we offer you it all. Seo is not "dead" as many fear mongering online marketers would have you believe. In fact, it is easier to rank in Google now than it was prior to the dreaded Penguin release - when you know what you are doing!
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Marketing

Marketing

Getting more visitors to your site is a vital part of being successful online. However it is not the end of the story. More traffic inevitably leads to more customers and sales but an average website has only a 1% conversion rate. Imagine what you could do with a 3%, 4% or even 10% conversion rate. How much more would that traffic be worth to?
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Guest Posts

Guest posts are a great alternative to using blog networks. They are probably the most white hat link building method that there is.

Of course Google considers all link building to be manipulative and against their TOS so be aware that from Google’s point of view nothing is really ever completely white hat.

A guest posts works in exactly the same way as a post to a blog network site except you must actively go out and seek a webmaster or site owner who is willing to post your article.

This was once a laborious and boring task. However, these days when fresh content is so sought after there are several platforms available for finding site’s that are eager for guest writers to contribute such as My Guest Blog.

Guest Writing

Although using a blog network is as easy as uploading an article in spintax and letting the software do all the work guest blogging requires a much more hands on approach.

Guest Posts Offer The Opportunity For High Quality Backlinks

Guest Posts Offer The Opportunity For High Quality Backlinks

Once you have identified where to find potential sites to post to you must ensure that the content you offer them is suitable fro their blog readers.

Every blog has a different “feel” and writing style so structuring yoru article to suit that particular blog will greatly increase your acceptance rates.

Although this is a lot of work it really does pay off – not just in rankings but also in traffic. Getting a guest post on a popular blog can do wonders for your site’s branding and popularity.

Many sites have went viral and become extremely successful due to just one well placed guest post.


Drawbacks

If you are working within a very competitive market then relying on guest posts to help you rank is futile. You need a lot of backlinks and you won;t get them via guest posting.

Even if you did manage to get lost of guest posts and start to catch up on the competition with these high quality links (which is unlikely) you can bet that your competitors will not have been standing idle. They will have been building links too!

Guest posting should be used as away of getting high quality authoritative and relevant backlinks. Because they are more difficult to get you should use your best content and EMK or EMK Variation keywords for best effect.


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