The link graph has always been a core part of Google’s search ranking algorithm. Even though the popularity of its importance led to the growth of web spam, Google still keeps on finding ways to make it more difficult to manipulate search rankings through unnatural linking behaviors.
Penguin updates and the unnatural link manual penalties just prove how important links are (and they’ll probably remain very vital in the future), as it is somehow addressing businesses to finally get over the old ways of gaming search.
As expected, SEO has gotten a bit more difficult, especially now that Google is pushing to encrypt a bigger portion of their search traffic data from Analytics (100% keyword not provided).
Knowing the keywords that really work and drive results has been a core factor of why SEO is a force to reckon with. But without it doesn’t really imply the demise of SEO as a marketing practice.
Have you been using guest blogging to build your online presence? If you are into guest blogging, then this post is for you.
Guest blogging is a helpful way to be in front of other people’s audience. Or should I say, the other bloggers’ audience. It can help you reach your target readers, and it’s also a very powerful platform to share and demonstrate your expertise.
This is a 4-part newsletter series that will run for the next couple of weeks (starting this week). In this series, I’ll be sharing comprehensive guides on how to implement some of the most scalable link building tactics (that can be used by agencies, SMBs and enterprise-level companies).
In early June this year, Matt Cutts (head of Google’s search spam team) confirmed that Panda will be rolling out monthly over 10 of 30 days (or more known as the Panda Dance) on his talk with Danny Sullivan on SMX Advanced.
This particular update implies that Panda filters will now be slowly integrated to Google’s search ranking algorithm. The said algorithmic update was officially rolled out last June 25, 2013.
Content marketing has grown its importance over the past couple of years in the online marketing realm. And one of the most evident factors of why brands and online marketers have started to embrace this marketing practice is the constant changes (algorithm updates) occurring in the search space.
This branch of marketing has proven its efficiency, especially in demonstrating thought-leadership and the approach’s ability to improve a business’ lead generation process.