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Watch part 2 of our interview with Danny Sullivan, where he and Adam discuss what’s changed over the years in link building, including Google’s disavow tool and whether directory links offer any real value. To watch parts 1 and 3 follow the links below: Danny Sullivan Interview Part 1 Danny Sullivan Interview Part 3

We had the pleasure of having Danny Sullivan visit the RKG Bend office recently, and Adam got to chat with him about where this crazy world of SEO and link development got started.

As we wade into what is hopefully the feeding frenzy of the ecommerce holiday season, we should take a moment to consider bidding strategies around promotions.

Learn how travel sites can deal with the flood of site search pages in order to maximize click-through rates and conversions.

Learn how RKG creates link building strategies and performs high-level competitive analysis.

A raft of relatively new vendors are pitching a ‘new’ way to do website conversion optimization that appears to be a no risk proposition for the advertiser. Is it?

As difficult as the technical barriers are to smart attribution, the human hurdles are even higher.

Explore a list of resources designed to help you take your link building thinking to the next level.

Big news on Facebook advertising.

Failures can teach us a great deal, too.

Few things will limit your SEO campaign like poor link building. Here’s how link quotas can hurt your SEO efforts.

I was recently asked to answer questions on the state of SEO and evolution of the industry. Answering questions like these can be a useful exercise.

As with many relationships, the hidden magic that takes place at the intersection of SEO and PPC may not be obvious at first glance.

Or, put another way, ‘over-optimization’ is synonymous with ‘no real business model’.

Today I have the privilege of sharing with you how RKG approaches link development, how we see it in the context of SEO strategy overall, and if you’re lucky, a bit about where we see our efforts going in the future.

Domain Authority is so powerful, that it easily woos Google into giving up her prizes: rankings. DA is the Kavorka and Google cannot resist.

Yext has expanded its offering with PowerListings, a mechanism for businesses to control their local search listings from a single place. I had a couple of great conversations with some very sharp folks there and just wanted to share.

Some mistakes simply cannot be made.

Google withholding SEO referral data for logged-in users has caused quite a stir. But what is the actual consequence so far?

Pay-per-call is here, but will it take-off?

Trend data is fascinating, and occasionally even useful!

Far too much has been written about Quality Score already and I’m loathe to add to the pile, but I have some ideas that might help us all.

Big news! AudetteMedia has been acquired by the search marketing firm RKG. We’re beyond excited, we’re stoked! We’re psyched! We’re pumped up! RKG is one of the largest paid search marketing firms in the world, in terms of managed advertising spend. In addition to PPC, they offer technology solutions in attribution, comparison shopping, social media, […]

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