Linkbuilding Matters in Mobile SEO

With Google+ and Facebook, blogging seems so 2006, in a way. Nonetheless, I continue to do it and enjoy it, both here and at Search Engine Land. Lately my monthly column at Search Engine Land has been the priority. If…

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Follow Me on Google+

Connecting to a lot of interesting folks on Google+ these days, so I thought I would invite blog readers to be one of them! Find me here: https://plus.google.com/109467822200373529721 If you add me to a circle and we haven’t met in…

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Mobile SEO Plus One

Whether you’re new here or one of the first old school mobile SEOs (if that’s not an oxymoron), I want to encourage you to use all available resources to help you navigate these new mobile waters. First, talk to each…

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Google: 77% of Smartphone Users Search

The title of this post is just one of the many nuggets to be found in Google’s recent research on usage habits of smartphone users. If you’re a mobile or search marketer looking to get a full picture of your…

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Join Me at SMX Advanced 2011!

I’m pleased to announce that I will be speaking at SMX Advanced in Seattle this year. I have actually never been to an SMX Advanced show, so I’m looking forward to attending the event almost as much as I am…

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Mobile Search Behavior Presentation from SMX West 2011

Had a great time at SMX West this year. Thanks to those of you who came out for the session. Was impressed with the quality of information shared. Embedding my presentation below for those of you who couldn’t make it….

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Top Google Mobile Searches 2011

Given that I’ll be talking in depth about mobile search behavior tomorrow at SMX, I wanted to share part of my research with blog readers. If you were ever curious about what the most searched for term in Google Mobile…

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Google Recommends Mobile User Experiences

The unfortunate thing about Google for me is that departments that talk about similar things on their blogs don’t often coordinate with each other to provide a unified point of view. Such is the case with mobile. My new column…

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New Column in Search Engine Land: Mobile Mondays

Very happy to announce that I’ll be contributing monthly to Search Engine Land as a part of a new series called “Mobile Mondays“. My first post went up this morning, called “The United State of Social and Mobile Marketing“. In…

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Competitors Make Up 28% of Page One Smartphone Brand Search Results

Spotted another difference between smartphone results and desktop results that may account for some of the variance that I reported earlier. If you have a “pages similar to” feature on the search results page for your brand term in desktop,…

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Speaking at SMX West 2011 in San Jose

Very happy to announce that I’ll be speaking again this year at SMX West in San Jose, CA. This will be my third year speaking at the event, and it’s always a very informative, very fun three days. If you’ve…

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Beyond Black and White Hat SEO

If you haven’t seen it yet, there’s a new article up on Search Engine Land called “The Two Sides of SEO”. More for natural search than mobile enthusiasts, as it is my first SEL post focused on SEO without a…

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Google’s Matt Cutts Recommends Mobile URLs

Not sure Matt is the expert on mobile search indexing at Google, as he largely referenced the Japanese blog post, and the Japanese results seem to be more sophisticated than the US results, as they employ blended mobile ranking algorithms…

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Yelp on an HTC Nexus One

Response to Rand Fishkin’s Thoughts on Mobile SEO

I was excited to see that Rand Fishkin posted more thoughts on Mobile SEO and search following his bearish 2011 predictions at the end of last year. Although I disagree with Rand about most things in this area, I’m glad…

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Mobile Search Clickthrough Rates Ten Times Desktop CTR

The title of this post is one of several things I revealed in a new post on Search Engine Land called Two New Mobile SEO Tips for 2011. If you haven’t read it yet, and you’re wondering what you need…

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