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In this issue:

SXSW: Can't Interact? Don't Overreact!

Improving CTR to Increase Organic Traffic

5 Ways to Make Your Blog Better

...and More!

Internet Marketing News, Tips & Tricks for Growing Your Business

MARCH2011

Welcome

Welcome to March, the month of college basketball madness, Barbie's birthday, endless Mardi Gras celebrations, and St. Patrick's day! February was an eventful month for the SEO industry, with Google accusing Bing of copying search results , J.C. Penney being outed by the New York Times for shady SEO practices , and Google's much talked about "Farmer" update.

In the March issue of Customer Magnetism's SEO newsletter, we'll tell you what to do if you can't make it to South By Southwest (SXSW) this week, improving click-through for better traffic within organic search, and a few ways to make your blog better!

As always, thanks for reading and enjoy!

Hot Terms

Redirect
A way to alert browsers and search engines that a page has been moved.

Cloaking
Displaying different content to search engines and users.

Did You Know?

In 1997, the Google prototype was named "BackRub".

SXSW: Can't Interact? Don't Overreact!

SXSWCan't make it out to SXSW* Interactive this year? Don't sweat it too much even though if you were in Austin this week you'd probably get to sweat from the heat of the sun we've gathered up some recent, valuable talks for you.

Listen to them all in one day, and you can have your own day of South By-esque learning without even having to pack or go through airport security ...

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Recent Blogs

What Does Your Website Say About You?
Super Bowl Commercials Target Websites, Social Media
Is Google to Thank for Decision Engine's Infinite Wisdom?
Extreme Makeover: Home Edition Rebuilds in CM's Neighborhood

Improving CTR to Increase
Organic Traffic

Click-Through and SEOSometimes it is easy to miss the big picture in the midst of a search engine optimization (SEO) campaign. Many people understandably tend to concentrate so heavily on rankings that they habitually neglect some of the most important factors in having a truly successful organic strategy. Rankings alone are a great measure of overall success, but they're not the ...

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5 Ways to Make Your Blog Better

Make Your Blog Better!A popular addition to any website is a blog. Whether you do it yourself or a have a professional handle it for you, it can draw traffic to your website at least once. Whether readers come back for more depends on what you put on your blog. Try to be consistent on when and how often you post.

Here are 5 ways to make your website's blog better ...

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