Chris Faron

If it ain't broke fix it anyway!

Hit by Penguin? How to remove bad back links

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With  low quality back links becoming more dangerous by the day I thought I would compile a list of tools both free & paid to help clean up your back-link profile and be loved again by the major search engines. Link detox http://www.linkdetox.com/tour/ This online organic algorithm helps you spot unnatural links that could be […]

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January 10th, 2014 at 12:05 am

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What’s the best search engine optimization (SEO) analysis tools?

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This post is going to be a continuous work in progress, in it I’m hoping to create a ongoing list of the best search engine optimization (SEO) analysis tools…. FreeSEOtool http://www.freeseotool.com/ Free SEO analysis tool offering detailed, targeted and actionable, search engine optimization advice for both the novice and the Intermediate SEO analyst. The results […]

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November 18th, 2013 at 9:59 pm

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Top SEO backlink checker tools

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I thought I would list the top tools for checking your back-links (inbound) towards your site. With the Google penguin update, checking your back-links on a regular basis is a must. Majestic SEO Explorer Tool https://www.majesticseo.com/ Maybe one of the most comprehensive of public available data. I recommend registering for free to make the most […]

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September 15th, 2013 at 9:07 pm

Is the 1st position in organic results still worth a fortune?

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Obtaining 1st position in organic results like Google used to be a perfect way of guaranteeing a large amount of targeted traffic to your web site, well not any more…. With the introduction in the organic results of universal search, which included images, news & videos among the standard results, the chances of being found […]

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April 10th, 2013 at 6:01 pm

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How to find images for your blog posts or site for free

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Sourcing images for your next blog post or new piece of content for your web site can be a real challenge at times, the cost of professionally taken photos from sites like istockphoto or Stuttlestock although worth the cost can be prohibitively expensive for the amateur blogger or small publisher. So I thought I would compile a list of sites where you […]

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November 25th, 2012 at 3:41 pm

Advanced Web Ranking Seo software review

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A software to analysis the search positions in the major search engines is an essential tool for any SEO specialist. Advanced Web Ranking tool is certainly one of the most reliable, comprehensive products currently on the market. After you have completed all the onsite optimization including a detailed keyword analsys it’s important to verify the results before starting an off-site link building campaign. […]

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May 12th, 2012 at 1:32 pm

SEO test of Geolocation results with generic searches on Google

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On 27 of Feb 2012 Google published on their Inside Search Blog, 40 changes made ​​to their algorithm when ranking various results. Among these, two concerned the geolocation results or local results: “Improvements to ranking for local search results. [launch codename “Venice”] This improvement improves the triggering of Local Universal results by relying more on the ranking of our main search results as a signal. Improved local […]

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April 11th, 2012 at 9:59 pm

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Google travel portal getting ever closer with the launch of hotel finder?

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With the launch a while back of the Google Hotel Finder experiment (search for hotels in certain neighborhoods in the USA), Google Hotpot (a platform to review hotels and restaurants), hotel price ads (that shows price and availability for hotels) integrated into Google maps, the much rumored search giant’s expected entry into the travel space, just got much closer with the recent changes in the […]

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August 22nd, 2011 at 9:19 pm

Social media: new rules of the game=personalization

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At a recent event here in Italy (Ca Foscari Digital Week) on the changes in digital media, I thought I would highlight a few key points of the workshops that I attended. First was the “Social media: le nuove regole del gioco” ( Social media: the new rules of the game ). What was highlighted […]

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May 5th, 2011 at 6:00 pm

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Google Panda update missed this one

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With all the talk about the new panda update penalizing sites that have low quality content, I was surprised to find a very poor result in the first spot in Google for the key phrase [google buys beatmyquote] . Clicking on the link to a Smart Company result takes the user to a virtually blank […]

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April 14th, 2011 at 8:18 pm

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