Working to eliminate miseducation. The SEO industry is plagued by miseducation, much of which is born of passive negligence in keeping up with the latest trends and changes rather than active ignorance. We build tools as shortcuts. In other words, we look to our tools to be calculators, but sometimes they are placed in front of folks that don’t know the underlying math. The implementation of standards will help ensure that those SEOs are pushed to remain up to speed, or at least that their analysis is more likely to be accurate. Data portability. The ability to go from one tool to the next is a given that exists in most software. From browsers to email to CRMs to marketing automation platforms, and even Google itself, users can generally download their data in its entirety, upload it into another tool and use it right away. Even though every tool in our space has a different interpretation of how things should be recognized and analyzed, they all use the same inputs to create … [Read more...] about How and why the SEO tools industry should develop technical standards
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Yes, you should be worried. If you operate a Torrent site, then, yes, you should be worried. Are you running a risky business? If your site has been hit with DMCA takedown requests, you may be in trouble. The algorithm automatically penalizes sites that have a high volume of takedown requests. No, you shouldn’t be worried. For most of us — marketers, entrepreneurs, and SEOs — we have little to worry about. We’re not engineering anti-DRM technology or figuring out how to get more direct traffic to our illegal download sites. As it is, the Pirate Update affected a small fraction of search queries. The Pirate Update is not a huge threat for most of the SEO or marketing world. … [Read more...] about 9 Outcomes Of Google’s Pirate Algorithm: Should You Be Concerned?
Back in November 2009, Google News announced they were “in the midst of an exciting transition period” that included a change to the News Sitemap Protocol. News publishers have through April 2010 to modify their News Sitemap to accommodate the new format. What’s so exciting and transitional? I asked Google, thinking that they were changing the protocol to prepare for some exciting new things in Google News. I was a bit disappointed in the answer, then, when they told me the exciting transition was simply the change to the protocol itself. … [Read more...] about The Latest On Google News Sitemaps
Masterseek touts itself as “the world’s largest and most comprehensive B2B search engine that connects buyers and suppliers worldwide.” Several times smaller in terms of traffic than GlobalSpec or ThomasNet, Masterseek’s search options are also more limited, giving users the options to narrow their searches in two silos—companies or products. Its search results are also much more akin to general B2B search engines; the focus is on click-through to the listed sites as opposed to providing more detailed information on the companies or products. Paid search options are available. On Monday, B2bcompass Ltd., parent company of UK-based international B2B search engine b2bcompass.com, signed a letter of intent to acquire the shares of Masterseek in exchange for shares of B2bcompass. … [Read more...] about The Big List Of Major B2B Search Engines
It’s easy if you have a good platform and a consistent URL structure. But it can be a pain if you don’t have proper development resources and there is no way for you to do this program automatically through your platform. And you need to go page by page for example. … [Read more...] about International SEO Considerations with Aledya Solis [PODCAST]