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Google is Testing New Sitelinks

On October 13, 2010

It appears that Google is testing a new sitelinks format in the SERPs. I haven't seen this mentioned before in the blogosphere and it's the first time I've seen this new format so it's new to me.

Anyway, I'm only seeing the new format with branded/navigational queries. With the new sitelinks format, Google has rolled up paired listings along with multiple domain and subdomain listings for a brand into a new expanded sitelinks format.

Here's one for "WordStream"

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11 Essential WordPress Plugins for New Blogs

On October 7, 2010

Best WordPress Plugins for a new blogI've created dozens of websites using WordPress, both for my own personal use and also for clients. When I create a blog in WordPress, one of the first things I do is install plugins to turn the off the shelf version into a highly-functional, feature driven machine.

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Influence Finder Review

On September 16, 2010

Influence Finder for Link BuildingInfluence Finder is one of the latest link profiling tools to hit the market. I would classify the Influence Finder software as a "link target tool," giving users the ability to "spy on" the backlink profile of a competitor or multiple competitors to discover link opportunities.

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How We Got a Link from CNN and Drove Loads of Traffic with Infographics

On August 25, 2010

Viral marketing with infographicsUnless you've been living in a cave, you know the flavor of the month for link baiting is INFOGRAPHICS!!! They're everywhere, and many major online publications (Huff Post, Fast Company, BoingBoing, Mashable, etc) make it a habit of running cool infographics each day. What's more, infographics hit the front pages of social giants like Digg, Reddit, StumbleUpon on a regular basis.

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