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How to future-proof your SEO for 2018

We’re (frighteningly!) almost to the end of the year, and with just a couple of weeks left in December, it’s time to start preparing for what SEO might look like in 2018. A little while ago, we highlighted our seven SEO trends for 2018 that you should be watching out for. But what practical steps should […]

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How much should SEO cost?

How much should you be paying for SEO services? This subject can be a real minefield, so we first recommend some quick background reading of Jayson DeMers’ commentary from 2015 on how much time SEO should take, and also Clark Boyd’s recent article on choosing the right SEO agency. All read up? Great, let’s get cracking. […]

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Not-Actually-the-Best Local SEO Practices

Posted by MiriamEllis It’s never fun being the bearer of bad news. You’re on the phone with an amazing prospect. Let’s say it’s a growing appliance sales and repair provider with 75 locations in the western US. Your agency would absolutely love to onboard this client, and the contact is telling you, with some pride, […]

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What are the SEO benefits of social media?

How does using social media benefit your efforts with SEO? Back in 2008, Search Engine Watch published the article ‘Social Media and SEO – Friends with Benefits‘, and I’d highly recommend reading it back now for a stark reminder of how far the digital world has progressed in the last nine years. Some of the […]

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The last word on Fred from Google’s Gary Illyes

This month’s Brighton SEO delegates all hoped for Google’s Gary Illyes to enlighten them on the major talking points in search this year. They weren’t disappointed.  Google algorithm updates are frequently on the minds of SEOs and webmasters, and have been a hot topic for years. We are always on tenterhooks, waiting for the next change […]

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Link Spamming in the Age of Google Penguin 4.0 by @ChuckPrice518

Here’s why relying on link spamming tactics won’t fly in a Google Penguin 4.0 world. The post Link Spamming in the Age of Google Penguin 4.0 by @ChuckPrice518 appeared first on Search Engine Journal.

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