SEO Weekly Digest – Issue 61

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SEO Weekly Digest – Issue 61

Monitoring Your Local Business in Real Time

Foursquare and Yelp are fairly synonymous with local search. But how should business go about using these services to monitor or interact with their local customers? Matt Siltala’s post at Search Engine Journal provides practical advice for business owners looking to get the most out of location based apps.

Is WordPress Good or Bad for SEO?

Many of us use WordPress as a platform to build our sites. SEOBullsh*t recently posted that WordPress wasn’t adequate for large scale sites. Michael Gray meanwhile counters this and provides some interesting counter points on why using WordPress can solve a lot of the problems with website management and maintenance.

Google’s New “Maps Labs”

Google recently introduced their “Maps Labs”. Bing’s recent display at the TED conference this week highlights just how serious they’re are about increasing their share in this space. Not to be outdone, Google’s “Maps Labs” gives users the chance to offer feedback and test out new features and functions. Greg Sterling at Search Engine Land has more to say on this.

Bing Gains in January

In its first increase since October, Bing gained market share during January. In stats provided by Experian Hitwise, Bing was responsible for 9.4% of searches in the U.S. While still some way being both Yahoo! and Google, this increase is encouraging for Microsoft’s upstart search engine. An article at the Wall Street Journal provides us with more detail.

Tips from 35 Experts on Analyzing Competitive Keywords

When evaluating and researching keywords which you plan to target, there can be several approaches and methods which can lead to ranking success. But which one’s right for you? 35 link-building experts are there to help you out.

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