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Unlike everyone else in the industry, I don’t have predictions for the year 2013 regarding the SEO industry. All I have are questions that I’m eagerly waiting for the next year to unfold the answers.
What’s next after Panda, Penguin and EMD Google algorithm updates? There are varying assumptions and predictions on this subject. Some say there will be more versions to these updates, and some say there will be more updates other than the 3 which brought huge impact to the industry. One thing will surely happen in 2013 though. Google will continue its drive to clean up the SERPs. The question is “how are they going to do it and what algorithms will they release?”. Continue reading “What 2013 Will Bring for SEO People” »
I was checking the Google Analytics account for my blog, and saw some prominent keywords giving me traffic, and even inquiries. So what I did next was check where I rank for these keywords. First keyword, “SEO manager Philippines”. I got 3 inquiries from this keyword in the past 2 weeks. Below is a screenshot for the query:
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During the course of the last few months, after Google put more weight in the Google Places listings, geo-targeted or local SEO has emerged as one of the important search engine optimization tasks. Small business that caters to a focused geo-targeted market have been busy in getting their websites optimized, to be in what people call “the seven pack”. But how can somebody get a website listed in the 1st seven results pulled out from Google Places?
There are things you can do to optimize your site for local search. And most of all, there are handy tools to make local search optimization easier. First, let’s get down with some steps on how to get “prospects” for local citations and listings using one of the most common tools, Google. Avery useful feature to use would be the “discussion” tab. As you can see in the image below, you can get opportunities for links, citations and listings by doing a local search and switching to the discussion tab.
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