SEO Research

Well the last week or two were rather interesting considering that most of the online community was talking about over-optimization penalty, negative SEO and outing. All that became a bit clearer after Google announced their webspam update, or now officially called Penguin update. Penguin update was started on the 24th April and it’s now finished, […]

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April 24, 2012 @ 1:27 pm | Category:SEO Research | Tags: over optimization, penalty factors

Since we are all worried about what may trigger the over optimization penalty I wanted to ask you to share your thoughts with us. We all have different takes on the matter, so I included some basic questions that may trigger the penalty, please rate them accordingly by filling out the form below. You can […]

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July 15, 2011 @ 11:46 am | Category:SEO Research | Tags: personalization, rankings, serp, social, social signals

I just finished watching SEOmoz webinar with Eric Enge from www.stonetemple.com and Rand Fishkin about ailing the link graph, and they have touched a lot of subjects from link spam, buying links to natural link building and of course social signals. Rand presented a slide where you can clearly see Danny Sullivan’s image next to […]

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July 11, 2011 @ 10:28 am | Category:SEO Research | Tags: seo case study, SEO Research, seo tools, social networks

The final part of our SEO survey included some basic questions to get into the mind of the SEO’s that took the survey. The questions were intended to see what were the most used tools for SEO purposes, which social networks were mostly used for SEO (this was prior to Google+) and what type of […]

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As a part of our SEO Survey we took the time to take a closer look into one of the toughest ranking factors to score, domain authority. The thing with domain authority is that it is not all black and white and even the best efforts can reach a dead end. Well, that can be […]

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June 27, 2011 @ 11:21 am | Category:SEO Research | Tags: link building, link diversity, link placement, link positioning, seo

We all know that links have different values depending on the websites they come from, pages they come from and of course placement on the page. As a part of our SEO Survey we had a question: “Rate the weight a link has based on its position on a page.” We wanted to find out […]

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Few weeks back we started a small study composed of several simple SEO questions, one of which was: “Which of the following have more weight as ranking factors?” with provided choices being: Website Trust and Authority, Anchor Text of the links, Link Popularity, Onpage quality and keyword relevance and Social Presence and Popularity. We took […]

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