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Search Engine Optimization 301 Redirects

Let’s start off by explaining what a 301 redirect is and then get into how using them can help your search engine optimization efforts. A basic definition of a 301 redirect is “A Web server function where an old URL can be redirected to a new one. 301 Redirect is a “permanent” redirect status indicating that the resource has moved permanently”.

There are a few different ways that a 301 redirect can be done, I won’t get into all of them here, just a few to give an idea of how these things work. Read more…

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Seattle Search Marketing Expo SMX Advanced

I’m sure most of you have already heard about the Search Marketing Expo which is coming to Seattle tomorrow, so this is just a quick reminder in case you forgot to mark it on your calender. While tickets for the conference sessions have sold out, you can still attend many of the activities and Plus Sessions at SMX Advanced for FREE. I plan to stop by and at least check things out and maybe get to meet some new SEO gurus. I’ve never met Matt Cutts or any of the other big names just yet so maybe I’ll run into one and snag a few question from them.

If you want to attend the free sessions here is break down of what you will have access to. Read more…

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Page Rank Update 6-3-2010

Today seems to be the day, Google has rolled the Page Rank update in the Google toolbar and for the most part things have stayed the same over here. We saw an increase for one of our pages but this really isn’t an increase because that page has always had page rank but  for some reason Google dropped it. Our Seattle SEO Forum went from N/A to PR0, nothing special about that but at least it is being recognized. Google backlinks have also been updated and we saw a little increase for that as well. Read more…

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