SEO Roundup: October 17, 2014


It’s been a few weeks since our last roundup, and in that time we have learned that the old adage “the Internet never forgets” is becoming less and less true for our friends across the pond.  A sweeping set of internet privacy laws enacted by the European Union is forcing Google to remove certain requested content from Web, and according to the latest report, Facebook, and YouTube are among the top three sites to have content erased under the new policy.

The controversial “Right To Be Forgotten” (RTBF) rule was introduced last May – however, Google just released its Google Transparency Report last week, revealing that over 40% of RTBF requests were granted in the last three months.… Continue Reading

SEO Roundup: August 15, 2014


When I first told my friends and family that I was hired by an SEO company, all I got were blank stares and “Huh?’s.”

Sure, the industry has come a long way in a few years and increasingly people are starting to at least recognize the term, but it still remains a relatively strange concept to a lot of folks. Looking back, I’m not even sure that I knew exactly what SEO fully entailed when I got started working at SEO Advantage (not sure that I do now either…).

Part of the difficulty with explaining SEO to people is that it is constantly evolving.… Continue Reading

SEO Roundup: July 2014

Weekly-SEO-Roundup-newsAs promised last week, today we’ve got a month-long SEO Roundup covering the entire month of July. The SEO and online marketing community created tons of great content, advice and guides this month, so I probably missed a few. Be sure to hit me up on Google+ or Twitter if you wrote something awesome I missed.

Lots to go through this month, so let’s get straight to the links . . .


  • Great tips here on being an analytics power-user.

Consumer Psychology:

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SEO Roundup: June 27, 2014

seo-weekly-roundupThe big news in SEO and online marketing this week regards Google (doesn’t it always?) and their recent announcement that they’ll no longer be displaying authorship photos in SERPS. What does that mean for us? Depends on who you ask, but it’s safe to say that most of us are at the very least bummed about this development.

Over at Moz, the discussion on the removal of authorship photos includes some important reminders. Namely, that authorship itself isn’t going anywhere, and its purpose – to help identify quality content by subject matter experts – remains the same.

Meanwhile, the folks at LunaMetrics have posted a poll regarding how authorship photos affect search, and the discussion at Search Engine Land contains a lot of different perspectives on the change and authorship in general.… Continue Reading

4 Social Media Marketing Tips That Will Get You Results Today

I’m preoccupied with social media, and it’s not just to look at shared animal memes. I’m intrigued by the ease in which business can market to the masses simply by social engagement, and how impactful social media marketing can be if done well. I read everything I can about

I was reading Forbes the other day when Steve Olenski’s article about things marketers may not know regarding social media marketing caught my attention. I’m a marketer. I wanted to know what I may not know, so I read his great article.

Steve makes the excellent point that social media marketing is still growing.… Continue Reading