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The Big List of APIs (and some free code)

The Big List of APIs (and some free code)

Matt Beswick September 13, 2013 2

Looking for the free ‘APIset’ code? Download it here. Speaking at BrightonSEO about APIs with only 20 minutes worth of time is, to say the least, a challenging task. Trying to give as much

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Road Trippin’ – SearchLove Boston 2013

Road Trippin’ – SearchLove Boston 2013

Matt Beswick June 18, 2013 1

This is the first of two posts about my trip to the US a month or so ago… but it’s done in a back-to-front way. Although it was the 2nd conference I attended, SearchLove

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The Big Guide to Outsourcing

The Big Guide to Outsourcing

Matt Beswick March 15, 2013 13

Since speaking at the Distilled Live event a few weeks ago I’ve been asked by a few people, the most prominent (for reasons which will become clear) being Ade Lewis to put together a blog

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My First Time (Presenting to the Industry)

My First Time (Presenting to the Industry)

Matt Beswick February 25, 2013 2

Last Wednesday I was given the privilege of speaking at the Distilled Live Meetup which, somewhat scarily, was my first time getting up in front of the SEO industry. Fortunately, it went as well as

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Rankings and Social Signals: The Wikipedia Effect

Rankings and Social Signals: The Wikipedia Effect

Matt Beswick February 5, 2013 1

As the web continues to become ever more conversational in nature, we’re constantly told that Google are increasingly incorporating social cues into their ranking algorithms. Nowhere is this trend more obvious than with the

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The Expected (and Unexpected) Effects of Malware on SEO

The Expected (and Unexpected) Effects of Malware on SEO

Matt Beswick January 21, 2013 2

Last week, in the space of 2 days, I came across two separate issues of Malware infections which, although relatively minor, had reasonably major implications with regards to the SEO of those sites. For

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The Power of Relationships

The Power of Relationships

Matt Beswick January 7, 2013 1

As SEO’s, when we set out to tackle any short or long-term project, we must now take into account the power of relationships when plotting our overall strategy; at the end of the day,

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Google Algorithm Updates: All Time Top 10

Google Algorithm Updates: All Time Top 10

Matt Beswick December 23, 2012 0

Nothing is more fervently anticipated yet simultaneously feared in the SEO world than an upcoming Google algorithm update. For years, these mammoth changes to the SERPs determination factors have led to instantaneous, overnight upheavals.

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The Top 10 Google Acquisitions of 2012

The Top 10 Google Acquisitions of 2012

Matt Beswick October 15, 2012 0

Most of 2012′s tech news headlines seem have been devoted to the epic struggle between Samsung and Apple for smartphone hegemony and the anti-climactic IPO of Facebook. Meanwhile, few have taken notice of Google’s

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14 Long Lasting SEO Tips (That Actually Work)

14 Long Lasting SEO Tips (That Actually Work)

Matt Beswick October 11, 2012 2

Navigating the turbulent waters of the SEO world is always tough – even the experts can use some helpful advice from time to time, hence the popularity of SEOMoz, Search Engine Land, SEJ and

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