This was one of the more interesting findings from our study of Google's Knowledge Graph. Yes, Wikipedia is the most frequently referenced site, and the Domain Authority sites are used in 52% of the rich answer results. But, if you just look at the 19,004 domains we found that Google references in their rich answers (AKA direct answers or knowledge boxes), 9515 of the domains that got attribution links were from pretty average authority sites.
In our current #QuickTip series we're going through Eric Enge's "12 Signs of a Bad SEO Firm"
Eric says: "This is pure spam. Just delete any such proposal on the spot."
Read all 12 Signs at >> http://stonet.co/BadSEOFirm
Pin all 12 from >> https://www.pinterest.com/MarkTraphagen/12-signs-of-a-bad-seo-agency/
Watch this profile every weekday at 11AM EST for another!
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- Stone Temple ConsultingSenior Marketing Consultant, 2011 - present
- 123Print, Inc.Chief SEO and Social Media Geek, 2009 - 2011
- WSI Web MarketingDirector, Internet Marketing Services, 2007 - 2009
- Autoscribe CorporationInternet Marketing Manager, 2000 - 2007
- Autoscribe CorporationNational Accounts Executive, 1998 - 2000
- Content Marketing
- Social Media
- Internet Marketing
- Washington, DC
- West Virginia University Alumni
- Germantown, Maryland
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- Stone Temple Consultants
I'm an SEO geek, social media and Google+ evangelist working for the great Eric Enge as a principal marketing consultant at Stone Temple Consulting. I've worked with Fortune 50 brands, start-ups, local businesses and previously as an in-house SEO.
Recently, I've been working on difficult SEO problems including Penguin and Panda recoveries, SEO strategy, site redesigns and re-platforms. I'm become a student of semantic search so I can help my clients adapt as Google evolves. I also enjoy helping individuals and organizations improve their brands by building their influence and trust online.
Anyway, reach out to me and say hello. I'm a pretty friendly guy!
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- West Virginia University1986 - 1989
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