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Rand Fishkin
The Myth of Google's 200 Ranking Factors < A polemically educational post by me on @Moz…
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Interested in learning about building a SaaS business?… Wednesday, I'm doing a webinar discussion w/ @raygrieselhuber
"Never assume that an airtight rationale argument will convince anyone of anything." #truth
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More detail on Panda 4.1 signals and some examples of sites that recovered/moved up:… thanks to @glenngabe
Few channels can drive a 78% YoY growth on a multi-million visits a month website as effectively as SEO.
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"Its crazy when you are the CEO of a company & you can't work on the parts of the business you love" great words by @duncanmorris
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Why You Shouldn't Have a Mobile Strategy… (I don't think @dr_pete's gonna like this one) :-)
While Android's far more popular than iOS, Apple users are much heavier mobile web surfers via…
Like me @duncanmorris stepped down as CEO (of @distilled). Props for the transparency in his convo w/ @jerrycolonna:…
Thanks to @Oxhorn for sharing traffic stats after a Panda 4.1 hit… good lessones there
Google rolls out Panda 4.1 affecting 3-5% of queries. So far, reporting stations show moderate activity.
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London friends; hope to see you at Searchlove:… It's worth every penny (or farthing, or whatever you call them)
My presentation, along w/ 27 more from the incredible Mozcon 2014, is now available:
New WBF on mistakes sites make getting too aggressive w/ CRO & hurting customer happiness:
Companies with women on the board crush companies that are all men.
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Panda 4.1 -> Official Google Announcement… "3-5% of queries are affected."
We need a great content & community leader for @Inboundorg - flexible on geography, & generous on comp:…
My blog post from last night: Some Non-Obvious Advice on Thought Leadership
New CTR curve data from @NetBoosterUK based on 311M+ impressions & 65M+ clicks:…
Some Non-Obvious Advice on Thought Leadership: my latest blog post
The biggest thing preventing more brilliantly insightful blogging is misguided self-censorship. #justwriteit
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Wed, Oct.1 I'll be talking w/ @ginzametrics founder @raygrieselhuber about building SaaS businesses & products:…
Suitsy: a business suit onesie… I believe @Betabrand may indeed bring about the fashionpocalypse
Congrats to Seattle's on the $14mm raise:…
Stats from my recent blog post's trip to the Hacker News homepage:…
What does the illustrious @dr_pete look like drinking a pickleback procured by @MatthewJBrown? Behold:
Illustrated Guide to the Science of Persuasion:… old post, but worth a read if you missed it
I criticize Google a lot, but it's nice to see them cutting ties and calling BS on climate change deniers:…
More evidence that a significant portion of "direct" traffic is actually organic search:… h/t @gfiorelli1
"Germans can schnitzel the hell out of anything." It's #Oktoberfest2014! My list of Badass Bavarian Foods:
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FYI - when I say "black hat" I'm referring to those who do webspam, not illegal or necessarily unethical activities.
For more on Google's actions against "PBNs," check… see comments, too - persistence of black hat mentality is strong
Black hats who said Penguin couldn't touch their sites b/c they used "Private Blog Networks" are feeling some pain:…
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I just signed up for And I'm putting "feminist" in my Twitter bio, too.
Hat tip to @emcgillivray for the find - The Exact Amount of Time You Should Work Each Day:
This November I'm heading back to Cape Town, SA. Will be presenting here:… and @heavychef
This story about how Facebook moderation works (& doesn't) was eye-opening:… h/t @jennita
Thank you all for the incredibly kind words, emails, & tweets after last night's post. Am in meetings all day, but will reply tonight. Hugs
A Long, Ugly Year of Depression that's Finally Fading: my first blog post in months
In 5 mins I'm joining @bfeld at #DenverStartupWeek on this panel:… (thank goodness made early flight from Boston)
This may well become the blueprint for how small businesses fight Yelp's influence:… subversive & ingenious
And the winner for best thread on Twitter today goes to...…
Marketers as villains… long one, but worth a read
Outdated SEO Concepts People Still Think are Reality Tell em @katemorris!
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