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SEO Checklist: 75+ Actionable Steps To Success in 2017

Killer SEO Checklist [Infographic] by the team at Capsicum Mediaworks, LLP

Have a look at the Killer SEO Checklist Infographic below which includes On-Page SEO as well as Off-Page SEO techniques that will help you rank well on the search engines.

"SEO Is Always Changing"... Or Is It?: Debunking the Myth and Getting Back to Basics

Recently I made the shift to freelancing full-time, and it’s led me to participate in a few online communities for entrepreneurs, freelancers, and small business owners. I've noticed a trend in the way many of them talk about SEO; specifically, the blocks they face in attempting to “do SEO” for their businesses. Again and again, the concept that "SEO is too hard to stay on top of... it’s always changing" was being stated as a major reason that people feel a) overwhelmed by SEO; b) intimidated by SEO; and c) uninformed about SEO. And it’s not just non-SEOs who use this phrase. The concept of “the ever-changing landscape of SEO” is common within SEO circles as well. In fact, I’ve almost certainly used this phrase myself. But is it actually true? To answer that question, we have to separate the theory of search engine optimization from the various tactics which we as SEO professionals spend so much time debating and testing. The more that I work with smaller businesses and…

Google algorithm update may be rolling out since June 25

Did you notice changes in your Google organic search traffic or rankings? There may have been a serious Google algorithm update.

Google seems to have been rolling out a large search algorithm update starting sometime around Sunday, June 25. Google’s John Mueller said, “We make updates all the time,” when asked specifically about the speculation around a Google update. In my opinion, there was an algorithm update to the Google search rankings over the past few days that is still rolling out.
Google technically did not confirm it, outside of John Mueller’s typical reply to any questions around an algorithm update. But based on the industry chatter that I track closely and the automated tracking tools from Mozcast, SERPMetrics, Algoroo, Advanced Web Rankings, Accuranker, RankRanger and SEMRush, among other tools, it seems there was a real Google algorithm update.
Again, Google’s PR team did not officially confirm it outside of John Mueller’s tweet.
Here are some screen shots of those popu…

Matt Cutts The Head of Google Spam Team is Now Leaving

Google’s Matt Cutts – UN agency holds the title of “distinguished engineer” — is taking an opening from his duties as Google’s chief internet spam fighter. Cutts has declared on his personal diary that he’s taking leave through Gregorian calendar month.

It will be the longest break Cutts has ever taken from Google since he started with the corporate back in 2000 and since he began overseeing the online spam team in 2004. It’s additionally one that he writes is owed. From his post:

 after I joined Google, my spouse and that i united that i might work for 4-5 years, then she’d get to check a lot of of Pine Tree State. I talked regarding this as recently as last month and as early as 2006. And now, nearly fifteen years later I’d wish to be there for my spouse a lot of. i do know she’d like Pine Tree State to be around a lot of too, and not simply physically gift whereas my mind continues to be on work.

Cutts says he’ll be off run through Gregorian calendar month of this year. He notes he …