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HRA 296: How SEO and Usability Work Together

Ever get the feeling that some clients and their web development teams are looking at you (as their SEO) suspiciously? You're not alone!

HRA 295: Back to Basics

Are you ready to learn how to research keywords?

HRA 294: Just Say No to SEO Articles!

Think you need "SEO articles" for your (non-SEO) site? Think again, and read today's article.

HRA 293: Tags, URLs and Widgets Oh My!

It's time once again for an SEO Q&A bonanza issue of the HRA. If you have SEO questions for me, please feel free to fill out our question form.

HRA 292: Long-Tail Keywords Strategies

I hope to clear up a popular misconception regarding long-tail keywords and what they mean for SEO today.

HRA 291: Measuring SEO Success

Thanks for all the great comments on my "Open Letter to Google" from the last newsletter. It seemed to really strike a chord with many of you.

HRA 290: Dear Google...

For today's newsletter, I'm featuring an open letter to Google that expresses my frustration.

HRA 289: SEO Failure Issue

I was stuck for an article idea today when this one on SEO failure suddenly came to me in the shower.

HRA 288: Do You Suffer From BlindWebsititis?

I decided to have a little fun with today's article. You might think it's a bit silly at first, but there's an important message within it for all companies and website owners.

HRA 287: Social Media Marketing Issue

I'm pressed for time this week, so I hope you don't mind that I'm running an article I wrote for Search Engine Land about social media not being a substitute for SEO.

HRA 286: Lots of SEO Questions

Hey all! It's time once again for an SEO Q&A High Rankings Advisor. Enjoy!

HRA 285: Opt Out of SEO at Your Own Peril!

Glad you could join me here again. Remember if you enjoy this newsletter, refer your colleagues who might also be interested in the information.

HRA 284: Why Did My Site Lose Google Traffic?

I've got lots of good stuff for you today, so let's get straight to it.

HRA 283: Could today's SEO be tomorrow's spam?

Do you think that the SEO you perform today could be penalized tomorrow? If so, you'll want to read this week's edition of the High Rankings Advisor!

HRA 282: Tracking URLs and Local SEO

In today's Q&A edition, I've answered a few follow-up questions from last week's newsletter on creating tracking links for Google Analytics, plus I've answered a few questions about SEO for specific localities, and have provided a few other SEO nuggets that I hope you'll find interesting.

HRA 281 - Links You May Not be Tracking

Hope you are having a good week so far. Before we get started with this week's newsletter, I wanted to give you a head's up that there were a ton of interesting comments on the last newsletter's SEO myths article...

HRA 280: SEO Myth Debunking

If you act quickly, you can scoop up our last seat to next week's SEO Class.

HRA 279: Google Places

I want to give a special shout-out to all the new subscribers who joined us after taking our online SEO course at

HRA 278 - SEO Q&A Mailbag

It's that time of the month again when we have our High Rankings SEO Q&A Bonanza issue.

HRA 277: No Duplicate Content Penalty

Have you been worried about duplicate content and the wrath of Google? If so, you'll definitely want to read today's article.

HRA 276 - User-Centric or Company-Focused?

We've got another great guest article on website copy from Karon Thackston today. Be sure to check out the Twitter question of the week and chime in on the website if you didn't catch the question on Twitter.

HRA 275 - Implementing SEO Recommendations

Today's newsletter theme is time. Or the lack thereof ;)

HRA 274: Why We Do What We Do in SEO

Did you miss me last week? I think it's the first time in 10 years that I've skipped a newsletter other than during a holiday week, so sorry about that.

HRA 273: SEO Q&A Out the Wazoo

It's been quite awhile since we had an SEO Q&A Bonanza issue (since HRA 264 to be exact: ). I've accumulated a lot of SEO questions since then and figured it was time to share the answers with you.

HRA 272: A Look at SEO from 2000-2009

I've got a fairly long "decade of SEO in review" article for you today. I thought about splitting it into 2 parts, but decided it would lose a lot by doing so.