A few months ago I was working on a SEO project for a big news site around testing various strategies to improve traffic from Google News and was trying to figure out a thorny issue.  I started searching Google for some genius post on the subject but found nothing. I have done a fair amount […]

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Tweet I have done a lot of newspaper SEO (aka “Consejos SEO” for mis amigos al sur de la frontera) and inevitably, the first question I get asked by a new client is “What are Google News’ ranking factors? Doing SEO for Google News is a strange beast, but there are plenty of easy things […]

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Matt McGee at Hyperlocal Blogger unearths this gem: Community newspapers throughout the country consider personalized “hometown” news stories about local residents as “must-publish” content, but more than 50% of it continues to live in print only and not online. But for Matt, every community newspaper’s cloud has a silver lining for those who want to […]

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Just put a new post up on Searchengineland on some advanced Newspaper SEO strategies as a follow up to Chris Silver Smith’s piece from a few weeks ago.

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The web is all abuzz today with the news that Rupert Murdoch is threatening to block Google from indexing NewsCorp’s content. Jason Calacanis & the Blogging Maverick have both jumped into the fray encouraging Rupe to go for it and give Google the NoIndex Finger. It’s certainly worth a shot and if he can get […]

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