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Google continues to make SERP changes that blur the line between organic and paid results. We dig into what has changed in recent years.

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.

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.

Our recap and analysis of some of the biggest developments in SEO and search for the week ending December 23rd, 2011. GWT search queries Python script, rich snippet spam, the launch of SEOmoz historical link data and a Google bug!

Our recap and analysis of some of the biggest developments in SEO and search for the week ending November 25th, 2011. SEOmoz model updates, the European Court of Justice weighs in on SOPA, and Google released another Panda update.

Here’s my new favorite response to the friends-and-family question, “so, how do I get my website to show up higher on Google?”

Yesterday Google announced SearchWiki, allowing Google users to customize their search results.

Allowing inbound links to fail on nonexistent pages is a marketing crime.

A big public “Thank You!” to all our clients who made our Client Summit a smashing success!

Harry Joiner shares his insights on hiring top-notch online talent, and how he uses online marketing techniques himself to grow his recruiting practice.

Google’s Ad Preview Tool (APT) provides you more information about your search campaigns than you’d have otherwise. But some advertisers mistakenly believe APT reveals more than it actually does.

Like glancing at page one headlines of the newspaper, Addictomatic gives a one page summary for your specific search term, right now, across 18 leading sites.

Interesting news items from SEL, TechCrunch, and SearchEngineJournal: screenshots of internal Google pricing metrics slipping out onto public SERPs. Stale news, perhaps fake, but interesting!

More thoughts on Microsoft Jellyfish CashBack.

Forrester’s Carrie Johnson speaking on the idea, “Search Is.”

I recorded my NEMOA presentation and posted video.

Pagerank sculpting: something SEO-savvy retailers might want to consider.

Yesterday on SearchEngineLand we announced the opensourcing of RKG Duck, a powerful tool which lets you run filters on the Windows clipboard.

From this month’s Catalog Success, fourteen important ideas for paid and natural search going into 2008.

Chris Alan from Expedia discusses SEO at AMA Seattle.

On the social media sites it isn’t just what you know, but who you know.

My interview with FreshAddress’s Bill Kaplan got picked up by Stumbleupon (the poker angle, no doubt); visits spike seven-fold.

Five interesting resources on setting up top-notch 404 “Page Not Found” pages.

Congrats to all our clients who made the 2007 IR 500 list.

From Mashable, an encyclopedic list of online resources for images, video, and sound. Excellent quality content, and highly effective linkbait.