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    • These 2 Slides Will Make You The Ultimate SEO Guru

      The end of digital marketing conference season is almost here. That can mean only one thing: it’s almost time for next year’s digital marketing conference season! How exciting! Did you follow all the great advice on how to be an amazeballs speaker? Did that advice help transform you into one of the highest rated presenters of all time at the last WTFSEO Conference? If not, I ...

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  • Exclusive Conversation With Google Spam Team Member

    … While at a conference out west last week, our senior editor managed to get some private 1on1 conversation with a member of the Google search quality team. Without that Googler’s consent, we recorded that top secret meeting. Below, is the transcript: WTFSEO: Hey [name redacted] It’s been a while. Haven’t seen you since that last conference, how…

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  • Penguin Recovery Case Study

    … Depending on which SEO you ask, it’s been a few days to a few weeks since the latest Google Penguin update launched – and while most recovery case studies had been written in draft mode many months ago, we haven’t seen many of them actually showing up on Owdy yet. For you, though, the wait is finally over though! Here at WTFSEO we’ve partnered…

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  • 10 Judge Judyisms for SEOs

    … Courtroom firecracker Judge Judy kicked off her 21st season on September 12, giving the 10 million unemployed Americans who watch her each day a reason to get out of bed again. And while Double J is perhaps best known for the Notorious-RBG-like following she has gained while delivering no-nonsense small claims justice in exchange for a cool $47…

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  • 5 Reasons Why Google Penguin Hasn’t Launched Today [EXCLUSIVE!]

    … Breaking news straight outta the Googleplex. No Google Penguin 4.0 update today. Here are four reasons why. 1. Zika Virus “Due to concerns over the Zika virus, Google Penguin will not be launching today,” according to a Google spokesperson. The Zika virus has reportedly spread to 61 domains where Google operates. “This was not an easy…

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  • Breaking: What Brewskis, Brexit and Broadcasting Mean for the WTFSEO Brand

    … in the first place and, thus, envisioned our own bold new future. Change is never easy. But, as Heraclitus noted, it is our only constant. And that’s why we have two announcements: 1. Until November 9, WTFSEO will be known as WTFAmerica.lol. 2. Henceforth, we are no longer simply an industry-leading news site. Instead, we’ve been inspired by the Company…

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  • BREAKING: Google Executives G+ Account Hacked

    … unfortunate that the mainstream media didn’t pick up this story. We asked a few major publications why they didn’t pick up on it and the responses varied. “Sorry, honestly we didn’t know that (Google +) was still any kind of thing so we weren’t paying attention.” Large city news publication “What’s Google +, again?” Industry publication editor…

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  • Google Reverses Course – Now Offers Algorithmic SEO Certification

    … WTFSEO EXCLUSIVE: Google* has just offered up an alternative to disappointed SEO Experts who have been longing for the search engine giant to issue certifications to those desperately in need of thought leadership recognition. After first declaring that Google “has no plans” to develop an SEO certification course program, this latest move is seen…

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  • Breaking: Google’s Yo-Yo Title Tag Diet

    … Many people across America have had their issues with size (ed: I hear there’s a cream you can get that… oh not that… nvm), and Google is no different. In 2014 they announced that they were trimming a bulky 15 characters from the size of their title tag, in order to get down to a “beach ready”, slimline 500 pixel length tag (about 55 characters…

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  • Interview with a Master Link Baiter

    … SEOs still covet quality links. The practice of link baiting is nothing new and some long time SEOs have truly mastered this practice. Last week we had the pleasure of sitting down and talking technique and other trade secrets with SEO Consultant Harold Palms, who has described himself as a master link baiter. Q: You’ve been at this a very long…

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  • SEOs: Behold the Awesome Power of My Woman Card

    … [Ed Note: this post is in no way an endorsement for Hilary Clinton, Bernie Sanders, Donald Trump, or Ted Cruz. We at WTFSEO have always been and will always be supporters of Vermin Supreme.] Hillary Clinton and I have a lot in common: We both look great in pantsuits. We both get stuff done. We can both drink you under the table…

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  • LITRE – The Five International Super-Signals of SEO

    … As the leading cutting-edge SEO news blog, we feel that it’s important to have a strategy that is also an acronym. Buzz words are vital to a brand’s cross-platform user-centric storytelling approach. That’s why when we heard about what one SEO calls the QUART method, we knew we had to make our own acronym. Furthermore, we realized that to truly…

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  • Exclusive Interview With Google Rankbrain

    … Hey fellow WTFSEOers. Today we’re excited to announce that we have a WTFSEO exclusive – industry first interview with Google Rankbrain. That’s right, while other SEO blogs are sitting down to ask questions to Google engineers, we’ve managed to get some quality time with the actual Rankbrain computer itself. We asked all the tough SEO questions…

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