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Chinese New Year 2012: Year of the Dragon

Chinese New Year 2012: Google & Search Engines Welcome Year of the Dragon
Search Engine Watch
Baidu, China's top search engine, has created a logo on its homepage to celebrate the year of the dragon. Once you mouse over the dragon image, it becomes animated and dances around the page. If you click on the dragon image, it leads users to play a ...

Cyber criminals launch underground search engine
Sydney Morning Herald
This free search engine aggregates data about compromised payment cards, and points searchers to various fraud sites selling them. The site is domiciled in the Cocos Islands, an Australian territory, but was offline at time of publication.

Sydney Morning Herald

Gearing up for SEO, PPC and social search trends in 2012
Eye For Travel
By Ritesh Gupta Google is being transformed into a search engine that understands not only content, but also people and relationships. This is being termed as a major change to how Google's search results are going to work.

SEO Alert! Google Downgrades Pages With Too Many Ads
Adverts pay for many of the resources we take for granted on the web. No one begrudges a few ads — you wouldn't be reading this if you did — but some sites take adverts beyond a reasonable level. Google's latest search algorithm change attempts to ...

Posts Genius Connects SEO Firms and Marketers Worldwide with Bloggers to ...
MarketWatch (press release)
Posts Genius enables advertisers, SEO firms and other marketers to find and hire bloggers for the creation of targeted blog posts and reviews. "Advertisers can have Posts Genius bloggers write reviews for a website, product or service in order to ...

Special SEO Report for 2012 Released by Search Engine Optimization Expert
MMD Newswire (press release)
January 23, 2012 (MMD Newswire) -- Brian Rotsztein, a well-known and respected authority in the Internet marketing industry and the search engine optimization (SEO) field in particular, has written a guide to organic search marketing for the current ...

Online SEO Idol Contest Winner Rakes In Over 100 Million IDR
Daily Markets (press release)
With accounting for over 45% of global internet users, according to the latest statistics, Search Engine Optimization (SEO) specialists and experienced affiliate marketers have become vital to any organic online marketing strategy, ...

Social Media Strategies: Leveraging social media for SEO
Milwaukee Small Business Times
The potential uses are vast. But did you know that you could also leverage social media networks to boost your search engine optimization (SEO) results? It's called social search and here are five methods to boost your search engine rankings.

Search Marketing Expo - SMX West Early Bird Rates Expire this Saturday January 28
San Francisco Chronicle (press release)
SMX West in San Jose, CA features over 50 sessions and keynotes on search engine optimization (SEO), paid search advertising (PPC), and social media marketing. Ticket rates increase 11:59 PM PT on January 28th Ticket prices for Search Marketing Expo ...

Study: Some Industries Would've Made $112 Million More with Better SEO
ADOTAS – According to a study conducted by search engine optimization platform BrightEdge, retail, financial services and technology brands could've earned $112 million more in sales if they had utilized, as a release issued this morning puts it, ...

Chinese New Year 2012: Google & Search Engines Welcome Year of the Dragon
Search Engine Watch
Baidu, China's top search engine, has created a logo on its homepage to celebrate the year of the dragon. Once you mouse over the dragon image, it becomes animated and dances around the page. If you click on the dragon image, it leads users to play a ...

SEO monitoring tools and tips
SEOmoz (blog)
It doesn't take a rocket surgeon to realise that SEO is dependent on your website. And not only on how you optimise your site, but also on it being available. While for larger clients, it shouldn't be your job to alert someone if their website goes ...

SEOmoz (blog)

Get Free SEO Software: Link-Assistant.Com Sponsors Competition in iHubbub's ...
PR Web (press release)
The SEO competition is currently underway and ends January, 30th. The first prize is one SEOPowerSuite Enterprise license worth €599, the second is SEO PowerSuite Professional (€249 value). We are pleased to be able to offer this great SEO prize to ...

As Australian Main Street Retail Figures Fall Online Stores Continue to Grow
San Francisco Chronicle (press release)
Many small and large businesses have begun to invest in SEO (search engine optimisation) as a new marketing tool that traditional advertising just can't seem to compare with. SEO is optimising a web page in a certain way that is favourable to the ...

India's HarDeal Launches Search Engine for Deals
Daily Deal Media
Now HarDeal tells us that they have just launched a new website, as India's first dealsearch engine. Think Google, but with a specific focus on deals. SearchDeals makes it possible for users to search the top daily deals and group ...

Top 10 SEO Essentials for Your Law Firm Marketing Websites
JD Supra (press release)
Happy New Year to my readers celebrating the Chinese New Year of the Dragon today! In ancient China, the symbol of the dragon was traditionally reserved for the Emperor and is a highly auspicious sign, portending prosperity and good luck.

Hotels Band Together to Form New Search Engine for Booking
Better Business Bureau (blog)
By Greg Hudson Six of the largest hotel chains in the business have partnered together to launch, a new hotel search engine. Owned by a joint venture of Hilton Worldwide, Marriott International, Hyatt Hotels, InterContinental Hotels Group, ...

Better Business Bureau (blog)

LivePerson: making meaningful connections with customers at SES Chicago
Search Engine Strategies (SES) Conferences & Expos
Byron Gordon, SEO-PR, interviews Yohai Ben-Israel, Product Consultant for LivePerson (, exhibitor at SES Chicago 2011. LivePerson is most known for its live-chat solutions and has been in existence for the past sixteen years.

Sex, Free iPad, Naked Pictures of Cat Deeley, 8 Ways to Get Rich Right This ...
If I were a smarter person I would have embraced The Tao of SEO by now. I would have leveraged my brand and disruptively upended my content parameters and applied viscosity to my online slipstream and God knows what else. And I would have been happier ...


Sebastian Thrun Resigns from Stanford to Launch Udacity
Udacity's first two free courses are Building a Search Engine and Programming a Robotic Car. Attendees at this year's DLD (Digital Life,Design) , Conference being held in Munich, Germany and livestreamed around the world, were probably expecting to ...

Your Social Media and SEO Game Plan for 2012 : @ProBlogger
By Guest Blogger
Filed Under: Search Engine Optimization, Social Media Leave a Comment Tweet ... That is why, asSEO marketers, we need to take a different approach to ranking on Google and driving free organic traffic to our sites. If you have done any ...

Can Reputation Load Faster Than SEO?
By Frank Reed
We know focused, on-topic blogging helps search engine optimization efforts but it also enhances exposure and reputation. Many clients celebrate SEO for its organic origins, which impact consumer perception; if a brand is on the first page of ...
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How Translation & SEO Work Together | HigherVisibility
By Amanda DiSilvestro
You always here about optimizing your website for SEO purposes but how about for non-English speakers? ... A word may rank very well in English, but the translation of that word may not rank well in another language's search engine.

7 Tips for Landing Page Greatness - Search Engine Watch (#SEW)
By Erez Barak
Social buzz will drive more traffic to the page, validate your credibility and has the potential to help your website rank higher on search engine results pages. Make social ... Google Merges Analytics, Webmaster Tools Data, Adds SEO Reports ...
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How to not be Scammed by an SEO Firm
Many marketing companies (those you find online and those who call you unsolicited) claim that they can do search engine optimization (SEO) for your website.
Blogtrepreneur | Entrepreneur Blog

Black Hat SEO. Avoid It Like The (Internet) Plague! |
By Peter Brooks
The worst thing you can do when starting a new eCommerce business is to play dirty SEO tricks (AKA black hat techniques) with Google to grab those preeminent top spots. If you choose to do so, then you will ... Google stay very involved in monitoring their search engine results because they want to show the most relevant sites/pages when their users use their service as a result of this they reward the best campaigns with the highest spots. They will never allocate a high spot to a site ...

Seo Link Monster Review
The Overall Score What's our final opinion of Seo Link Monster? This score considers everything we have discussed so far, and in addition trust ranking…

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