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SEO for Startups: Lethal Mistakes

Organic search is one of the best sources of inbound leads. Data from Search Engine Journal shows that SEO leads are about nine times more likely to convert and cost 61% less than outbound leads. SEO clearly provides a strong return on investment, which makes it ideal for startups with small budgets. The search engines are also one of the few mediums where startups can compete with large brands. Unfortunately, they will still face some challenges. As an entrepreneur, you should understand these pitfalls and the steps you will need to take to overcome them. Learn More »

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What I Learned From My First SEO Internship

Whenever I type something into Google, I expect the site to spit out relevant search results in less than a second. For every search you type in an input and Google gives you an output, but the entire process in between just seems like magic. And it is to an extent. After months of SEO experience, it still feels like Google uses Internet magic to filter millions of results at the push of a button. But at least now I understand that there’s a method to this madness and normal people can actually figure out how Google works. This is just as much technical as it is an art, and we call this art search engine optimization. Learn More »

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10 of the Most Insane Matt Cutts Link Bait Attempts

I heard Matt Cutts is on vacation, so let’s have some fun!

As the head of Google’s webspam team, Matt Cutts remains the most talked-about and pandered to authority on Google’s search engine algorithm. The SEO community gives fanatical attention to everything Cutts says. Over 3600 searches are conducted for him every month – that’s about half of the number of searches for Barrack Obama. Learn More »