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Nice  - congrats +Myles Anderson 
We've released a major update to CitationBurst with faster set-up, submissions to local data aggregators & a focus on cleaning-up existing citations.
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I like this quote by +Phil Rozek  - "Facebook. It’s slowly waded about shin-deep into the local pond, but there’s no reason to think the shirt isn’t coming off."
Google is still in the early stages of injecting ads into the Google Maps 3-pack. Google never met an ad it didn't like, so the only question is when (not if) the map pack will become Times Square. The thought of a pay-to-play local map scares the bejeezus out of many local business owners and ...
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Anyone else getting tired of this yet?
The problem of fake website traffic has been annoying us for years now, and there's no end in sight. After reviewing about a dozen client accounts for July
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Tired of it, sick to death of it more like :(
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Google announced that on September 21, 2016 they will be retiring the
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Bet there's a Fox news story coming about this...
 
Do me one favor today. Before you run to share the SourceFed viral video "proving" that either Google or Hillary deliberately manipulated Google to make autosuggest for her more positive, please read this post by Rhea Drysdale, an actual expert in how that works. Thanks. It will save you from making a fool of yourself.

BTW this is not a political post. It's about good science, good data analysis, and better reasoning. Any overtly political comments will be deleted. 
Counter to SourceFed’s claim, the only manipulation of Google’s Autocomplete search results is coming from them, not Google.
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cool tool by +Aleyda Solis 
Generate easily the hreflang annotations following Google's specifications for your pages by using the hreflang tags generator tool.
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Bummer. But is some sort of Google WiFi in Portland's future?
#portland   #googlefiber   #wifi  
A city of Portland official confirmed Monday The Wall Street Journal’s news Sunday that Google has suspended plans to bring Google Fiber to the Portland metro-area.
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and, here it is - The fisrt ads are starting to show up in Google Maps / Google Local Results
 
The first appearance of 4 listings in the local pack. Knew they would start showing ads in the local pack along with the three other organic listings
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That's what i had thought too. Glad to see it's not!
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Green Ad markings... the color of money!
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Ain't that the truth.
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Ok, I admit this new tool on my site is not all that useful, but it's sorta fun... created with the +SpyFu API
This simple tool below answers that simple yet elusive question, "Which phrase gets more searches on Google, 'phrase A' or 'phrase B'? Google used to offer
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Father, husband, and internet marketing veteran. I was an 'SEO' before it was a bad word.
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I began learning about search marketing before the turn of the century, and today I run an independent SEO consulting business in Portland, a web hosting company, a WordPress website business, and  I have developed a set of white label SEO tools for WordPress.

(These text links are here because it used to be what was done in the old days, and I can't bring myself to remove em ;)

1999 - I first began dabbling in search while trying to get rid of over 4000 software titles we had accumulated at my local Portland computer & software store (Cyber Exchange) which we closed in 2002. 

2002 - 2004 - With success at both PPC and organic ranking, I remained in the computer repair business on call,  but quickly realized that I MUCH preferred working in search. 

After forming Search Commander, Inc.,  I sought out formal training from Search Engine Workshops, and I have been attending, learning, and speaking at various internet marketing conferences ever since. 

2009  - I developed SEO Automatic, an instant "on page" URL checker that not only identified the issues, but provided my own advice, that I wrote.

The following year, we made that same tool available to other search firms as a WordPress plugin, editing their own advice, in both a  free version with 5 ranking factors at WP.org, and a premium version with 18 and more coming at SEO Automatic

The SEO Tools plugin gives  the SEO Consultant the ability to to offer their visitors a URL box and button as a shortcode.  

Pressing the button delivers a lengthy "on page" SEO analysis, giving your own feedback, advice and suggestions. 

2012 -  I can be reached almost anywhere, from Search Commander, Inc., to Twitter as @shendison 

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I'm a recovering affiliate marketer put out of business by Penguin, but it was a fun ride while it lasted... ;)
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I'm from Portland Oregon, and began selling software online since before the turn of the century. I'm a father, husband, SEO Consultant, affiliate marketer. I'm the CEO of Search Commander, Inc. and the creator of SEO Automatic, some white label WordPress plugins.
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    CEO, 2004 - present
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