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Matt Cutts: 'Don't Write the Epitaph for Links Just Yet'

On June 8, 2012
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Matt CuttsEvery year at SMX Advanced, Matt Cutts does a “You & A” question-and-answer session with Danny Sullivan. Matt McGee’s write-up of this year’s interview is full of juicy tidbits and interesting insight into Google’s inner workings – but it’s worth reminding ourselves that part of Cutts’ job is PR.

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Everything You Want to Know About Quality Score & Landing Pages

On June 4, 2012
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We recently ran a joint webinar with landing page specialists Unbounce called “How to Use Killer Landing Pages to Get Better PPC Results” (you can view the slides from that webinar here). We didn’t have time to answer all the great follow-up questions from attendees, so we’re answering them here on the blog. Special thanks to Tom Demers of Measured SEM for his help with answering these questions.

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Linkbait Case Study: Why Nate St. Pierre Claimed Abraham Lincoln Invented Facebook

On May 11, 2012
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Did y’all hear about Abraham Lincoln inventing the internet (or something like that)? It was the meme of the week, an owl in a box for our time – Nate St. Pierre, a blogger and consultant, told the (long-winded) story of his recent trip to Springfield, Illinois, and how he discovered a patent application filed by Abraham Lincoln in 1845 – for a product that looks and sounds a lot like an early version of Facebook:

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WordStream's Best of the Month: April's Greatest Hits

On April 30, 2012
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Hello from New Mexico!

Santa Fe Chiles

I’m on vacation today, probably somewhere between Taos and Santa Fe at the moment. Technically, I’m speaking to you from the past. I’m like light from a dead star. How’s your Monday going? Probably not as relaxing as mine.

Why not take a break from the Mondays and catch up on our blog’s most popular posts of the month?

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It's My 3-Year Anniversary at WordStream: Look How Far We've Come!

On April 27, 2012
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My first day at WordStream was three years ago today. A lot has changed since I started this job. For example, this is how our PPC software looked in 2009:

PPC Software

Check out the column headings in that “Keyword Group Segmenter”:

  • “%v”!
  • “%k”!
  • “!”!

I’d tell you what they mean, but I don’t remember I don’t think I knew what they meant in the first place. o_O

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