Newsletter: December 2013

A copy of our subscriber newsletter from December 2013.

Top SEO Industry News
  • Kim Krause Berg Predicts 2014 The Year of Buzz (Lightyear)
    It seems like yesterday when my idea of fun was making client websites move up and down Alta Vista search results after a code change and page refresh... Read more
  • How Trending Hashtags Work: Twitter, Google Plus, Vine
    Hashtags are our new keywords. When used right, they can give you additional exposure in social media, engage your community... Read more
  • SEO Paradigm Shifts To Follow in 2014
    If you have been in SEO for any amount of time you are already well aware of the constant change in tactics and strategies... Read more
  • You'll never sell products on Social Media by Martin MacDonald
    Last week I asked Martin MacDonald if he would be kind enough to contribute a post to our blog... Read more
  • Rel="Nofollow": Summing up What We Know
    Yes, rel="nofollow" is old news but that doesn't mean it has stopped causing constant confusion... Read more
  • Why and How to Create a Cool Twitter Welcome Page
    Twitter has had a pretty great couple of years. It became the first popular microblogging site on the web... Read more


Top Five of 2013

  • Schema-org Guide for Beginners (Everyone Can Understand!) + Schema Cheatsheet
    With ever-changing search and social world, it's hard to keep up. For many people, Schema.org is kind of over the head... Read more
  • 12 Free Keyword Tools To Replace Google's Keyword Tool
    Well, if you haven't heard the news yet, the word on the street is Google has shut down their widely popular keyword tool for public use... Read more
  • 5 Myths About Google's Hummingbird
    A little under a month ago Google announced a new "engine" (so to speak) for its search engine... Read more
  • 5 Myths About Google's Algorithms
    Do you believe in the Chupacabra? If so, you aren't alone. This mythical creature has captivated people all over North America despite... Read more
  • Timing Is Everything: 5 Tools To Share At The Right Time
    A common mistake made in the world of social media marketing is failing to share content at the right time for maximum exposure... Read more