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Facebook Screenshot Posted on by in Site Structure, Uncategorized

Add facebooks open graph meta tags to your website, to get permanent links from Facebook and to make your website a semi-fanpage that can be liked from your website. Most websites use facebook’s like-button, but forget to include open graph meta tags. The implementation without open graph tags is already usefull, as the website gets […]

SEOForums Posted on by in Guest Posts, Linkbuilding

Successful Outreach is something that can be of tremendous value to your site or blog and be so for a great length of time. But it’s not something that comes easy. After all, everyone is Outreaching. And in the end, success comes down to who can Outreach more effectively and more efficiently. Outreach can be […]

Top Rung SEO TopRungSEO Posted on by in SEO Industry

Hands down the best spam email I’ve received in quite a while (courtesy of “top rung seo” aka toprungseo.com), is the screenshot below. To see why I found this pretty hillarious, just read the text on the site they are offering to SEO: mogmedia.co.uk (which used to be my consultancy homepage until 2007). Come on […]

SEOForums Posted on by in Uncategorized

As some of you will be aware, I am head of SEO for OMD – the worlds largest digital media agency, with offices in 140 countries and over 8,000 staff. As part of our SEO expansion, we are looking to fill a number (more than 10) vacancies in our London offices. If you are a […]

seo-is-dead Posted on by in Uncategorized

Its been a while since I posted here on the blog, sorry about that – its been a fairly busy month with SMX Advanced, SASCON, SearchMarketingDay and QUAD SEO conferences to speak at – not to mention my new job… Anyway – the thing that has prompted this post, bringing me fleetingly out of blogging […]

Martin Macdonald SEO Conference Posted on by in SEO Industry

Over the next two months I’m speaking at 5 search conferences in London and Manchester (UK), as well as Poznan (Poland) and Seattle (USA). This coming Monday the 16th and Tuesday the 17th of May, I will be speaking at SMX Advanced in London. On day one I will be moderating the “Advanced Link Building, […]

SEOForums Posted on by in SEO Industry

If you haven’t used the SEOmoz tools before, you are missing out on the worlds best tools to optimize and analyze your website. I cant speak highly enough of the resources that SEOmoz provide their PRO customers, and for a limited time only, they have extended an offer to all members here at seoforums.org – […]

serps Posted on by in Organic SEO

Seeing something new on google.com today, (not on google.co.uk) – there seems to be selective capitalization within the destination URL fragment displayed in organic serps: As you can see the results look like: Forums.seoChat.com seoForums.org Anyone else seeing this?   + interestingly about two months ago they stopped capitalization within adwords results.  Not sure why […]

soldoutAWR Posted on by in Organic SEO

Many of you will know that I work in house in a company that operates a pan European ticket marketplace, Seatwave. Its a great industry to work in (lots of nights out, constantly evolving marketplace etc) but one of the drawbacks that we struggled with historically has been content sourcing. While there are a million […]

google update Posted on by in Organic SEO

I started noticing a large-ish drop off in google organic traffic to seoforums.org last night. This is something that I’ve been through a few times before so as soon as these changes occur it generally means a late night, lots of coffee and much concern. Around 2am I finished my analysis and pretty much knew […]

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