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SMX Sydney 2015

SMX Sydney 2015

Speaker: Dan Petrovic
Tuesday, 12 May 2015
11:00am – 11:30am
Room: Plenary Room
SEO – Links & Content

The Fine Art of Link Earning

Wouldn’t it be nice if you didn’t have to chase links? Learn about the characteristics of natural links on the web, future-proof link acquisition methods and clever software aided link management practices.…

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Heads Up: Upcoming Google Webmaster Tools Change

While alpha testing the new Search Impact feature in Google Webmaster Tools many of us noticed the impression data discrepancy. Dejan SEO website (web search only) shows 1,539,133 impressions in the Search Queries report while Search Impact shows 1,506,534 impressions for the same date range.…

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Reddit Manipulates Google’s Results for Fun

Reddit Manipulates Google’s Results for Fun

Redditors have caught onto the fact that Google includes reddit in their news results and are currently having fun. Utilising website’s powerful traffic potential redditors are requesting upvotes to the front page with the promise of entry into Google’s results. It seems to be working as more ridiculous entries fill Google’s search results:

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Even after the result disappears from the news box it still seems to linger at the top of the organic results:

2nd result

Here’s an example of attempt at Google’s image search manipulation:

white person

So far it works, but only when searching through recent images:

white person

While some are just having the usual pointless reddit fun (some of it too controversial to link to), others are attempting to use the trick to go against companies they don’t like (primarily Comcast).…

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Link Earning Hangout

Link Earning Hangout

Stop manipulating link signals and start earning your place in the results. In this session we will talk about everything that is wrong with the link building industry and will explain what we intend to do about it. Tune in if you are interested in what the future of link building looks like. 

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Experiment: Brand Visibility on Google+

Earlier this year I published a comprehensive study of content and brand visibility on Google+ and one of the most intriguing concepts outlined in the study was the notion that Google+ represents a form of a display network. “Discovery Paths for Brands and Content” was going to be my sequel, but I decided to test out a few of my ideas in an experiment before I speculate any further.…

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