Blog Archives for the SEM Research category

Guest Post on the “Trustbox”

I received an e-mail from a kind gent in the UK this morning in regards to his take on the “sandbox” and his summmation of it. I asked if he would like to have it “guest posted” here as I thought it quite insightful. He …Read More =>

The Trustbox Revisted

“There’ll be no Fockers in my circle of trust” Bob Deniro – Meet the Parents. “Trust is earned not given” Time + Trust = High Quality Indications for relevance Why there is no sandbox there is only trustbox Trust is earned not given It’s easy …Read More =>

Natural SEO Reasoning – Simple Standalone Variable Guidelines

Study nature, love nature, stay close to nature. It will never fail you. -Frank Lloyd Wright: I don’t envy search engine engineers at all. It must be pretty tough to combate thousands of spammers on a daily basis while not pissing off a lot of …Read More =>

SEO Trump Factors

As long as your going to be thinking anyway, think big. -Donald Trump Whenever someone asks me about meta tags I try to remind them that time is better spent elsewhere. Some variables matter…and some REALLY matter…I like to try to stick to the “trump …Read More =>

Redirecting www to non-www

I had several examples of 301 redirecting the other way around, from non-www to www, but hadn’t ever had to redirect from www to non-www for anything. In case your wondering, and don’t ever want the headache I have from my eyes crossing from mod-rewrite, …Read More =>

SEO Makes You Smart Part III: Search -> Information Storage and Retrieval

Continued from: SEO Makes You Smarter Part I: Abundance Mentality and the “Progressive Effect” -and- SEO Makes You Smart Part II: Searching Better Makes You Smarter We’ve already covered a bit about why being a better searcher makes you smart. If you can’t see the …Read More =>

SEO Makes You Smart Part II: Searching Better Makes You Smarter

Continued from: SEO Makes You Smarter Part I: Abundance Mentality and the “Progressive Effect” The web is the great information equalizer How to become smarter by learning to use the web effectively: learn how to search better learn how to be an open minded skeptic …Read More =>

SEO Makes You Smart Part I: Abundance Mentality and the “Progressive Effect”

Everyone these days wants to be smarter or sexier. I can’t really help you much on the latter, but if you’re reading this site, you’re probably interested in SEO…in which case, I have good news for you…SEO makes you smart! When I started the original …Read More =>

The SEO Algorithm – Best Practices and Quality Indicators

I tend to have pretty much an abundance attitude with sharing information about SEO in most regards. I really don’t try to create smoke and mirrors around my work like it is some insanely difficult task. It’s not EASY, so I’ll be happy to give …Read More =>

Query Specific Search Engine Ranking Variables

I would say at least 3 out of 10 valid SEO theories evolve from sheer stark raving lunacy, so I’m gonna take a bit of a stab at a decent discussion on one. Perhaps this is already common knowledge, but I haven’t heard it discussed …Read More =>