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3 Things I Learnt From Spamming Matt Cutts’ Blog

3 Things I Learnt From Spamming Matt Cutts’ Blog

I absolutely love running random experiments in SEO. More so I like to keep an eye on others experiments and see how they worn and try and replicate them. In my books, it’s all part of being a competitive SEO. Keeping this in mind – imagine my pleasure at seeing a particularly interesting SERP by SEOmofo: The Worlds Greatest SEO? Here is the actual text: SEOmofo is the World’s Greatest SEO &... »

Google Synonym Interpretation gone wrong.

Whats the Issue? Earlier today, I cam across an interesting Tweet: Baffled. Any ideas?? RT @WEBOSIS: Came across a seemingly non-sensical Google search result. Can anyone explain? Query: popkick vs enlight — CK Chung (@cKdisco) April 6, 2015 For those wondering or too lazy – these are the results for the query: Isn’t that interesting? Why is google showing those results? Actually the s... »

Twitter for Snooping and Spamming

Twitter for Snooping and Spamming

Update A number of devs I am speaking to highlight that the flaw isn’t necessarily a security one, but just one of limiting the type of access that devs have when building apps. I still think that the way the access is granted is ridiculous, but also understand that apps such as hoot suite etc need advance permissions. However should there be limitations to the way that data can be stored by... »

Dear Inbound – WTF is wrong with you?

Dear Inbound – WTF is wrong with you?

UPDATE Response from Inbound: Ed Fry Responded and took action. I am happier – but STILL not happy about their ability to Follow People and EDIT my profile.   Lets start with two things – I don’t hate Inbound.org. I rather like reading it often, keeping an eye on popular and new posts, and often reading conversations in the various communities. For those of you who dont know... »

Referrer spam in your analytics

Referrer spam in your analytics

Referrer spam is a nuisance – it skews your website stats so that you can no longer see accurate useful information such as how many people are visiting your site, where your visitors are located, how long they have spent on a particular page and what technology they are using. It also has the potential to harm your rankings in Google’s search engine results pages (SERPs). INTRODUCING, THE SEMALT ... »

Secure Streak – A Chrome Extension To Encrypt Your Gmail Emails

We must say that in this day and age and with the PRISM affair we really can’t be sure who’s eyes are on our communications. So, encryption is a great tool to keep those prying eyes out of your mail; and now it’s supported on Gmail… Secure Streak is a free Chrome extension that allows you to encrypt your emails with a password before sending them. Of course, this doesn’t mean that “big brotherR... »

Deconstructing eBay.com’s Organic Loss Using SEMrush

Deconstructing eBay.com’s Organic Loss Using SEMrush

Dr Pete over at Moz just covered some interesting ground over Ebay.coms ranking losses on a post titled Panda 4.0, Payday Loan 2.0 & eBay’s Very Bad Day. Set up a FREE SEMrush account to test their tool Click Here! Now unless you have access to the keywords that Moz tracks, or your own inventory of regularly tracked keywords, you have to take Dr Pete’s word for it when he notes down keyw... »

SEMRush

SEMRush

About this Guide I started writing this initially as a note to myself, but also for other SEOs that constantly ask for tools that SEMrush delivers fairly easily. With the growth of “Not Provided” and google locking down the public keyword tool, SEMrush becomes a bigger part of any SEO toolset. However to limit it to simply keword research isn’t fair, which is why I decided to try and cover as much... »

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