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SEO Factors To Consider When Choosing A Domain Name

The old saying “a stitch in time saves nine” couldn’t be more applicable than when it comes to launching a new website. It pays to take the time “make your list and check it twice.” Making the right choices before you launch a website can save a lot of time later. Obviously, one of the of the most important decisions …

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Demand Media’s eNom Teams Up With Parallels On TLDs

Demand Media announced today that its domain registrar eNom’s Top Level Domain (TLD) program is included in the latest version of Parallels Plesk Panel and in Parallels Domain Name Network. “The Internet is undergoing an historic change, and our valuable relationship with eNom enables us to provide solutions and information to educate customers who want to be on the forefront …

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GoDaddy Now Offers Websites to OfficeMax Customers

If you’re a small business looking to set up a web presence, you’ll soon be able to get started by walking into OfficeMax. GoDaddy and OfficeMax have just announced a partnership that allows for the sale of GoDaddy website bundles inside OfficeMax stores nationwide. That means that you can visit any of the 900 OfficeMax locations and buy a domain …

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Google Isn’t Blocking Domains In Search Results Like It’s Supposed To

Google is not blocking domains users tell it to from search results. Early last year, in Google’s efforts clean up the quality of its search results, the search engine launched a feature that let users block domains from search results that they didn’t want to see in their future results. Tired of some content farm showing up every time you …

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The Best Drunken SEO Pitch You’ll Hear Today

McCollum & Griggs LLC, a Kansas City law firm has put out a humorous clip featuring a voicemail they claim comes from West Coast SEO company. The guy, who the firm says is drunk (which does appear to be quite possible, based on the audio) claims to be from Microsoft. “We’re pretty sure this guy is not from Microsoft,” Phil …

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Matt Cutts Talks Parked Domain Content

Google has released a new Webmaster Help video. It’s another one of those in which Matt Cutts answers his own question. This time, it’s: I have a parked domain and want to launch a new website on it. Are there any pitfalls I should avoid? Should I keep my domain parked or put some sort of stub page there? “Google …

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Google EMD Update: What Is Its Real Impact?

As you may have noticed, Google has been announcing a lot of algorithm changes lately. This big round of “weather reports” kicked off a couple weeks ago, when Matt Cutts announced the EMD update. He described it as a “minor” weather report, indicating that that it was a “small” change designed to reduce low-quality exact-match domains in search results. He …

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Google Reveals Yet Another Domain-Related Algorithm Tweak

Google finally released its big lists of algorithm changes for the months of August and September. There are 65 changes on the lists in all. We’ll be discussing various components in different articles. The first thing that strikes me about the two-month list is that the word “domains” is only mentioned once. We know that Google launched the “Domain Diversity” …

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Google EMD Update: Good Or Bad For Search?

On Friday, Google’s Matt Cutts revealed that Google was rolling out a new algorithm update geared at reducing “low-quality” exact match domains in search results. He indicated that “the EMD algo” affects 0.6% of English-US queries “to a noticeable degree”. As a webmaster or site owner, have you noticed an impact from this update? Have you noticed a dramatic change …

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Google EMD Update Was Accompanied By At Least One Other Update

Update: Apparently the other update people are experiencing was a new Panda update. Google transparency at its finest. As you probably know by now, Google’s Matt Cutts announced an algorithm change on Friday – the EMD update. The change was designed to reduce low low-quality exact match domains in search results. Cutts deemed the change “small” and tweeted about it …

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Porn Search Engine Search.xxx Launches to Make .xxx Browsing Safer

If your daily porn searches have led you to some of the more sketchy, unsafe places on the internet, a new search engine may be of interest to you. It’s called Search.xxx, and it’s the world’s first comprehensive search engine for all the .xxx domain porn sites out there. We first told you about search.xxx when it was still in …

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Did This Google Update Actually Improve Results?

Google messes with its algorithm every day, but it’s not every day that Google lets us know about what it’s doing. On Friday, Google’s Matt Cutts tweeted about a new update to Google’s algorithm, which he said, “improves the diversity of search results in terms of different domains returned.” Has this update improved Google results? Let us know what you …

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