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Most SEO Studies are Basically Pointless

For some years now, the industry has had an unspoken problem with most SEO studies published. Sure, they pretty much always reveal the same factors (as long as the...

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Scraping Google to Build Massive Datasets

Scraping Google for keyword rankings is a tricky business, they don’t want you to do it, and have gone as far as calling applications that do it “Black Hat”....

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You don’t really hate SEO.

Do you hate SEO? Are you sick of spam emails, web pages with text that makes no sense & huge ugly blocks of links? Well, you’re not alone. For...

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Twitter Block Web Crawlers via Robots.txt?

A small thread yesterday on HackerNews claimed that Twitter had de-indexed their entire site, using Robots.txt to block crawler access. They link to the file http://www.twitter.com/robots.txt which appears as...

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PageRank Sculpting: Yes it does Work!

SEMpost reported this week that some googlers stated: “PageRank Sculpting still doesn’t work, which it hasn’t for over six years“ Like a lot of what rank and file Googler’s say, this...

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The Best SEO Tools – Voted for by You!

The votes have been counted, the decisions are in: Over 1,200 votes were cast, they’ve been counted & checked… I now have the pleasure to announce the results of...

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