Does Google give big brands a pass?

While wandering the halls of Facebook yesterday, I came across this; Which was referencing a post over on SER about Google and Brands. There has been a long-standing thought train in the SEO world that brands get an advantage from Google in the form of rankings or penalization issues. Seriously,…

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HMV; Rogue Tweeters Bid Adieu!

Over the last few week’s things have been going badly for music/video retailer HMV. They had the administrators brought in (essentially bankruptcy) to hopefully restructure things, which ultimately lead to another firm (Hilco) stepping in to buy the debt. Apparently. Anyway, the website looks like this now; Ok, now that’s…

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Happy Holidays from Searchmetrics!

Christmas comes but once a year, and this time around Searchmetrics, a Germany-based SEO/online marketing firm, is offering up a very merry gift indeed. Beginning December 24(or possibly even sooner) until December 31 @11:59pm, Searchmetrics Essentials, a powerhouse suite of online marketing modules, metrics, and real-time analytics, will be available…

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Panda? No. Update? Yes…

Did you feel the ground shake? The last few days has seen a buzz growing around an apparent Google search update that hit on Friday, November 16. Originally it was thought to be a Panda update, but Google in fact confirmed that there was no Panda update. They wouldn’t however…

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