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Category: SEM Events
21 Jul 2017

Life without Google, News App Gets AI in Feed, Long-Term Impact of Link Buys: Weekly Forum Update

This week Webmaster World challenges marketers to think about how they would generate traffic without Google as a thought experiment. Cre8asiteforums members discuss if link buys in the past paid off long term. SEOChat members discuss ways to get new SEO clients, if you’re just starting your SEO consulting practice. Over on Threadwatch, a question is posed on decentralized search engines and if they can really disrupt the search market…. [Read More…]


13 Jan 2017

The Duplicate Content Myth and More: Weekly Forum Update

Happy New Year and welcome back! We took a little break from writing these posts, but our communities were still churning out great threads! On Threadwatch, we have news about Google throttling traffic and the death of the Link Search Operator. Webmasterworld members are discussing Facebook’s journalist outreach program and keywords, while SEO Chat members are all about duplicate content. And have you heard the news about AMP Pages yet?… [Read More…]


04 Mar 2016

Google’s Revenge and the New 4-Pack: Weekly Forum Update

Welcome back! We took a break last week but here we are again, ready to share some exciting threads from our wonderful communities! We’ve got a little of everything this week: from the bizarre news that ISIS tried to hack Google (don’t worry, they failed… sort of) to more relevant industry tidbits about HTTPS security holes, Facebook ads, and Google’s plans for 2016. You’re sure to find some good reading… [Read More…]


22 Jan 2016

Penguins, Pandas, and Algorithm Updates, Oh My! Weekly Forum Update

Google’s recent core algorithm update, along with the discovery that Panda is now “core,” have really shaken the SEO beehive. Let’s begin by making an important distinction: Google made a core algorithm update, yes, but it had nothing to do with either Panda or Penguin. In an entirely separate event, Google announced that Panda is now part of its core ranking algorithm. These two separate events somehow got tangled around… [Read More…]


13 Nov 2015

Machine Learning, Manual Linking: Weekly Forum Update

After the announcement last week of RankBrain, Google’s machine learning system TensorFlow is making artificial intelligence a hot topic in our communities yet again. Elsewhere, our users are discussing the relationship between SEO and web development, the “new” wave of gTLDs and their effectiveness, and the failings of automated link building. Join one of these hot discussions today and share a conversation with our smart and friendly users! Google Releases… [Read More…]


10 Nov 2015

Internet Marketing Ninjas Tag Teaming With A WWE Hall of Famer

The 29th Annual WWE Survivor Series is on the horizon, and there’s no better way to watch than with a Legend of the Squared Circle. On Sunday, November 22nd, Internet Marketing Ninjas will be Tag Teaming with WWE Hall of Famer “Hacksaw” Jim Duggan for a fan-engaged event that will be live-streamed on IMN’s YouTube Channel, with Twitter being thrown into the action as well. While watching the big event… [Read More…]


03 Apr 2015

Google and the FTC, Microsoft and Bing, Wikipedia, Mobility Tip AdSense Updates and more!

Forces at play in and around Google and Yahoo are a prominent theme in the communities this week. From Google issues with the FTC to the alliance between Yahoo and Microsoft there are some major big picture questions worth talking about. There is also more mobile preparedness fallout, speculation on Google’s current attitude toward Wikipedia, changes to AdSense and some questions on best practices with no-indexing pages. There’s plenty to… [Read More…]