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About Scott Davenport

Scott Davenport is the content writer and social media man of Thrive Business Marketing in Portland Oregon. Writing about the current events of the SEO world, as well as tips and advice that fellow SEOs could use to improve their own SEO campaigns and shares it for the whole world to see!

Google Algorithm Update May Be Rolling Out Since June 25

It would seem that there is a large search algorithm update that is currently being rolled out by Google that began around Sunday, June 25.  According to John Mueller of Google, he said, “We make updates all the time,” when asked about the speculation around a Google update.  In the opinion of Barry Schwartz, it seems that "there [...]

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Facebook To Launch App For Video Creators Later This Year

Facebook seems to be keeping up with its fight with YouTube for the hearts and minds and content of YouTube's creators. On Friday, June 23, Facebook announced that they will be rolling out a mobile app for video creators later this year, which will allow them to produce and publish live and on-demand videos to [...]

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YouTube Tops 1.5 Billion Logged-In Viewers Every Month

Any online savvy person knows what YouTube is, and what they offer.  We know that video website has a lot of viewers, and the video service is giving those viewers new views, such as a way to responsively reformat videos on mobile and support for 180-degree videos. Each and every month, 1.5 billion people log [...]

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Small Business SEO: Your Questions Answered

Nobody said that running your own small business is easy.  A number of businesses will fail in their first year, and even more won't reach the five-year mark.  Even those businesses that are established have a good chance of failing because they are not able to adapt to changing times. Marketing is a difficult thing, and when [...]

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Creating Influencer-Targeted Content to Earn Links + Coverage – Whiteboard Friday

Many SEO campaigns usually require three different kinds of links to be successful; targeting your content to influencers can get you most of the way.  In this episode of Whiteboard Friday, Rand Fishkin covers the tactics that will help your content be seen and shared by those who have wide and relevant audiences. Creating Influencer-targeted content - [...]

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Early Performance Results From Google’s Update To Close Variants

Google began expanding its definition of what constitutes a close variant exact match back in March, its definition of what constitutes a close variant exact match.  This change was expected to roll out "over the coming months." At the last "Mad Scientists of Paid Search" at SMX Advanced, Andy Taylor presented the newest Merkle data on what we have seen [...]

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Google Posts Now Live For All Google My Business Users

A new feature that is now rolling out Google Posts to all small businesses that use the Google My Business (GMB). The roll out was announced the rollout late afternoon on June 22.  The company moved Google Posts into GMB a couple of weeks ago, where its been accessible since on both desktop and teh Google  Business Android [...]

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Google Now Removing Medical Records From Its Search Results

If you have ever thought about searching for a person's private medical information on Google, you are going to be out of luck.  The company is now purging medical information from the search results.  Bloomberg reported the change in Google’s removal policies, which adds a single line that reads: Confidential, personal medical records of private people [...]

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