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SEO Blog

Welcome to the search engine optimization (SEO) blog. Here we discuss all things search.

May 31, 2019

White Hat SEO vs. Black Hat SEO

(image courtesy MadMagazine) The SEO industry has many different hats and faces. In the grand scheme of things, it’s still a relatively new field – one […]
May 30, 2019
Best Backlink Strategies for 2019

Best Backlink Strategies [2019 Update]

In some ways, search engine optimization (SEO) is a test of agility. Google, the best-known and most popular search engine in the world, is constantly tinkering […]
April 8, 2016

What is the Future of SEO?

Okay, so we all know that the search world is constantly evolving. It’s changed, radically, in many different ways since its general inception in the mid-1990s. […]
March 21, 2016

How Far Will Google’s "Right to Be Forgotten" Plan Go?

Google has been under a ton of pressure, both in the European Union and in the United States, to do more for user privacy. One of […]
January 27, 2016

Semantic Search: A Comprehensive Guide for Understanding & Optimizing for Semantic Search

Table of Contents + Introduction to Semantic Search & Latent Semantic Indexing (LSI) + How to Optimize for Semantic Search, Instead of Keywords + The Future […]
August 18, 2015

Why Google Is Eliminating Its Autocomplete API

Google’s Autocomplete function has become so ubiquitous, as users we barely notice it happening anymore. You start typing in a phrase in Google’s search bar, and […]
January 18, 2015

SEO Sitemap Considerations: How an Outdated Sitemap Can Hurt Your Website Rankings

Sitemaps are a critical and often overlooked element of your site structure, and they play a crucial role for search engines looking to index information about […]
October 26, 2014

How to Acquire Legitimate Anchor Text Rich Backlinks

Anchor text, the portion of text that contains a hyperlink, has been a controversial element of offsite optimization for the past several years, especially after Google’s […]
October 10, 2014

Why Germany Is So Desperate to Uncover Google’s Search Algorithm

German justice minister Heiko Maas demanded that Google reveal its search algorithm. Unfortunately for him, and for the people of Germany, that’s simply never going to […]