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3 Things That Content Marketers Can Learn from Charles Ramsey — and Why He’s the Most Epic Interview EVER!

By Tenisha Mercer As a former journalist, there are times when epic interviews come along. You can’t make them up. You can’t manufacture them. But you know them when you see them, deep in your gut, in your bones. Charles Ramsey, my friends, is one of those rare, epic interviews, and here’s why:   No filter. As [...]

Don’t Drink the Kool Aid: SEO is NOT Dead!

By Tenisha Mercer TenishaMercer.com For quite a while now, I’ve heard so-called SEO experts emphatically declare that “SEO is Dead.” They’d all but nailed the coffin shut and cued the funeral processional. Many cited Google Penda/Penguin as proof of SEOs untimely demise. Everytime Google rolled out algorithm changes, those doom and gloom proclamations that SEO was unreliable or [...]

Why Matching Your Domain Name with Keywords No Longer Works

By Tenisha Mercer For years, SEOs have managed to almost instantly obtain higher rankings by using “exactmatch” domains — using keywords as domain names, such as teethwhitening.com or RoofingAtlanta.com, for example. That all changed in September, after Googled announced algorithm updates — called EMD — that focused on spammy or low-quality exact match domains. To [...]

Google Launches Handwrite

  Leave it to Google to revolutionize mobile search. Instead of using your QWERTY keyboard, Google has unveiled the ability to conduct mobile searches by keying in the search term with the swipe of your finger. One word: Brilliant. How many times have you tried typing a search feature on the Google search box on your [...]

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It’s been  two months since I last posted on tenishamercer.com. I won’t bore you with the details, but, as most bloggers who don’t post for a while say, it’s been a very BUSY two months. Now it’s time for me to begin blogging again. Since I’ve been gone, Google has rolled out a few more Panda [...]

Google Panda Minor Update In February

The Google Panda wheels are churning once again, with recent news about a Google Panda update listed among 40 changes for the month of February, alone. This most recent update comes on the heels of Google Panda’s one-year anniversary. Google Panda signaled a seismic shift to many websites’ search engine marketing results last year. Google placed greater [...]

Google Panda 3.2 Panda Update

Google has confirmed its first Panda update in 2012. The mid-January Google Panda 3.2 update, estimated to be around Jan. 18, wasn’t extensive. Apparently, it was just a data refresh of the Google Panda algorithm, SearchEnginePro.com reported. When Google shifts, the content world ripples. Early reports indicate websites that lost traffic last year had regained pre-Panda traffic, [...]