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Great Stats: Real Estate & Search, Mobile, etc.

Filed in Searcher Behavior, SEO, Statistics by Matt McGee on March 1, 2013 1 Comment
Great Stats: Real Estate & Search, Mobile, etc.

I’m a bit late in finding this, but it’s too good not to share even if it is a bit old. In mid-January, the National Association of REALTORS┬« published its latest Digital House Hunt report, a joint research effort with Google that’s just filled with interesting data. It should help make the case for online [...]

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Old SEO Tools vs. New SEO Tools

Filed in SEO by Matt McGee on February 17, 2013 4 Comments
Old SEO Tools vs. New SEO Tools

I’m working on a new presentation that I’ll be giving next month and, unlike many of my recent talks, this one is SEO-focused. That’s fun, because it gives me a chance to talk about the current SEO landscape and how things have changed in light of Google’s Panda and Penguin updates (and all the other [...]

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7 Keyword Research Tools for Bloggers

Filed in Blogging, MY BEST POSTS, SEO, SEO & Web Tools by Matt McGee on February 1, 2013 14 Comments
7 Keyword Research Tools for Bloggers

I don’t always care about SEO with every blog post that I write. That’s because I’m not always trying to hit a home run with everything I publish. But when you do care about SEO, and you’re aiming to write a great piece of evergreen content — something that will stand the test of time [...]

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How Much Thought Do You Give to Your Online Avatar?

Filed in SEO, Social Media by Matt McGee on December 12, 2012 2 Comments
How Much Thought Do You Give to Your Online Avatar?

Here are a couple articles worth reading: What Makes for a Good Author Photo in the Local Results? (Part 1) What Makes for a Good Author Photo in the Local Results? (Part 2) Mike Blumenthal invited me, AJ Kohn and Cyrus Shepard to do a small, unscientific study of a handful of online avatars — [...]

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SBSM Mailbag: How & When to Move a Blog from One Domain to Another?

Filed in Blogging, SEO by Matt McGee on November 16, 2012 3 Comments
SBSM Mailbag: How & When to Move a Blog from One Domain to Another?

Chase R. recently emailed with a question about small business blogging: We’re a local business and our main jewelry ecommerce site (www.thediamondstore.com) has been around for quite some time. A little over a year ago when we revised our website, we launched a WordPress blog at a new domain (www.jewelrywiseblog.com). Oops. Well, I’ve been writing [...]

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I Was Hit by Google’s Panda Algorithm … Twice

Filed in Google, MY BEST POSTS, SEO by Matt McGee on November 9, 2012 21 Comments
I Was Hit by Google’s Panda Algorithm … Twice

You may have noticed that I haven’t published anything here during the past week. There are two reasons for that: extreme busy-ness, and testing my Google search traffic level More specifically, I was testing to see if my Google traffic would continue to rise without any new posts. My logic: If it did, then I’d [...]

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