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John Britsios (Webnauts)
Works at SEO Workers, Germany
Attended Florida State University
Lives in Augsburg, Germany


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Death in my family :(

Death hit our family. My brother Joe Britsios born on the 27th of December 1977 died several hours ago (20:00 UK time). And our father died this day 7 years ago.

God bless you brother, and rest in peace.
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My sincerest condolences, John. I don't know what it is like to lose a brother, but I do know how it feels to lose a friend, as I'm sure you and Joe must have been good friends. 
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Search engines need to understand your content, as well as your readership. Find your entities, disambiguate them. This is #semantics in action.
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Are you a victim of SEO Myths? Be careful...
SEO Myths
What are some of the biggest SEO Myths you see still being repeated (either at conferences, or in blogs, etc)?
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Does Google do anything different when encountering a 404 versus a 410?

My preachings? :)
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Best Seller Twitter Discussion with Matt Cutts
I recommend to have a look at this discussion on twitter. Short, but still very impressive.
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Webspam Content Violations
Understand more about our Webmaster Guidelines and ensure you are adding value for your users.
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I would assume that this will be a bad ass HOA.
What Are The Trending Issues Facing Website Owners Trying To Rank Higher In Semantic Search?

Featuring One Of The Most Awesome SEO Experts In The World +David Amerland

We couldn’t be more excited about our next guest on Legally Speaking, which is none other than one of the world’s greatest SEO experts, +David Amerland.  Please join me and +Stephan Futeral in digging into current issues trending in SEO.

SEO Questions We Hope To Discuss With David:

* Do reciprocal links help improve ranking & what exactly constitutes a reciprocal link?  Specifically, is reciprocity measured site wide or on a page by page basis?

* Can we review again any and all benefits that flow from G+ activity to website ranking?  What percentage of time should someone spend on social media versus blog content for their own site?

* Is there likely more authority or value (in search) from interacting with those who work in your profession, or might care about what you post, or those with higher overall influence on G+?

* Hypothetical situation (relevant to lawyers): let’s say someone consistently receives a high number of reshares and plus ones one their profile, most likely because they generously share and plus one a huge number of posts (so others are reciprocating).  Does engagement from those types of profiles or pages have a high value?  In other words, for example, does it help more to get reshared from someone who reshares selectively or someone who reshares and gives a plus one on a large number of posts daily (particularly with little commenting or discussion)? 

* Since Google has "gone dark," how do SEO experts determine relevant keywords to target these days?  Is there any software, site or service that still provides relevant keyword data?

* What is the current state of affairs with guest blogging?  Will these posts help you in search?

* Is there any danger to participating in sites that syndicate posts, such as Triberr, which will soon begin reproducing users' entire posts on their site, and allow others to do the same, as well as very easily allowing members to share content from others in their tribes across social media platforms?

* Any suggestions for making theoretically “boring” topics like the law interesting when blogging?

* Are there any new or trending issues in search ranking and optimization?  Changes and predictions going forward for staying ahead of the curve.

Our List Might Be Too Long

We may not get through all of them but those are the burning questions on our minds, which seem to be trending throughout attorney circles and communities.  These are obviously questions relevant to everyone, lawyers and non-lawyers alike, so we hope you all will tune in! We can’t wait to feature such a tremendous expert in this field on our show.  Although we don’t want to send David running for the hills, we are going to try to use our questioning skills to get to the bottom of these burning SEO issues!

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The cost of the smallest unintentional  design flaw can be monumental and potentially fatal (to businesses, and more)

#standards #security   #securitybreach   #systemdesign   #standards   #standardsbody  
Programmer Robin Seggelmann says he wrote the code for the part of OpenSSL that led to Heartbleed. But it was an accident.
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Link Removal Scam?
What if a link removal business gets pro-active with pitching their services and starts coming to website owners with statements like this one "Google may have penalized your site"?
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Forensic SEO & Social Semantic Web Consultant
Forensic & Semantic Search Engine Optimization
  • SEO Workers, Germany
    Forensic SEO & Social Semantic Web Consultant, 2006 - present
  • Webnauts Net, Germany
    Accessibility & Usability Consultant, 2001 - present
  • Lycos Europe
    Lead of Usability Testing, 2001 - 2003
  • Ronacher Theater, Austria
    Evening Duty Manager, 1993 - 1995
  • VSG, Austria
    Personnel Director, 1993 - 1995
  • College of Police Sciences, Greece
    Studies Director, 1991 - 1993
  • WTA & Co., Greece
    Chairman & Managing Director, 1986 - 1993
  • InterDetectives, Greece
    CEO & Chief Investigator, 1983 - 1993
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Augsburg, Germany
Austria, Italy, Greece, - U.S.A
Shaping the Future of the Semantic Search
My name is John S. Britsios (aka Webnauts), and I am the Founder and Chief Information Officer (CIO) of SEO Workers and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Webnauts Net, a qualified Forensic SEO & Social Semantic Web Consultant, specializing in Semantic, Forensic & Technical Predictive Search Engine Optimization, Content Marketing, Web Content Accessibility, Usability Testing, Social Semantic Web based Responsive Web Design & Ecommerce Development, Conversion Rate Optimization.

In 2001, I graduated from the German Academy Brueschke in Bielefeld as a Specialist for Multimedia Office Communication.

The same year, I graduated from the Academy of the German Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Bielefeld as a Web Project Manager (IHK).

Additionally, in 2003 I passed an exam at in Web Design Concepts. Also, in 2003 I passed my test at as a Master Web Designer for Accessibility.

In the same year, I completed an online course of study at Carleton University, Sprott School of Business in Usability Testing.

In the year 2004, I completed an online course of study at the Florida State University and was approved for the Florida State University Webmaster Certification.

I was employed at Lycos Europe Inc. in various positions for two years:
  • 04.2001 - 07.2001 Intranet Webmaster;
  • 07.2001 - 03.2002 Ad Format Specialist;
  • 07.2001 - 03.2002 Trainer for Web Design for Accessibility;
  • 03.2002 - 04.2003 Lead of Usability Testing, supervising the usability tests for the European Web Development.
Since 2005 my company Webnauts Net is a qualified and a listed vendor at the U.S Government Section 508.

I also hold membership with the following professional organizations:


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Found the Lady of my Dreams.
  • Florida State University
    FSU Certified Webmaster, 2004 - 2004
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