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Posts By Ian

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SEO, Spam, & Semantics
3 years ago

SEO, Spam, & Semantics

By  •  Industry

Every time a big site gets caught (or outed for) spamming, a slew of articles hit the more “mainstream” blogging circles (Slate.com, TechCrunch, etc) that typically give partially accurate accounts …
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On Conferences
6 years ago

On Conferences

By  •  Industry

I’ve been to a few search marketing conferences over the last four years, and one thing was made abundantly clear after each and every one of them: 95% of the …
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Self-Selection Bias and Social Media
6 years ago

Self-Selection Bias and Social Media

By  •  Industry

As I was flipping through Twitter this morning, I caught a link to an infographic that a friend of mine shared. The giant thing can be viewed here.

I’ve been …
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On-Page SEO Doesn’t Matter
6 years ago

On-Page SEO Doesn’t Matter

By  •  Link Building

Alright. So I’m exaggerating a little. Obviously nothing is as black and white as the title implies, and obviously you should put some attention toward your on-page SEO. However, I …
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Thoughts on the Farmer Update
6 years ago

Thoughts on the Farmer Update

By  •  Industry

Here’s my take on the recent “farmer” update that Google rolled out.

Ezine and Wisegeek got burned, big time. But, I’m seeing many examples of them still holding top spots …
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SEO Keyword Research
6 years ago

SEO Keyword Research

By  •  Keyword Research

I don’t think it’s at all possible for me to over-state the importance of keyword research. Take a look at the following…

How much will my Adsense ads pay out …
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Thoughts on Adsense
6 years ago

Thoughts on Adsense

By  •  Monetization

I use Adsense quite a bit. Now, some people hate on Adsense, and attach this stigma to it about it being for noobs. I tend to take issue with any …
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