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Understanding Google's Panda and Penguin

With all this talk about Pandas and Penguins, it definitely gets a search marketer thinking. What precautions can we take to ensure we aren’t affected? If we were affected, what specifically changed? How can we get it back on the right track?

Here is a brief understanding of the infamous Penguin and Panda updates:

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Web Consulting Unmasked

As a full-service digital agency, SteadyRain provides clients the opportunity to not only talk about their immediate solution needs with our Strategy team. Whether it be product development, custom web design or a search engine marketing campaign SteadyRain offers those services, but also the chance to include something that most people rarely fully understanding: consulting.

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Google Says Give Your Content an Author!

The ability to link website content with the author in organic search can enhance your potential visitor’s experience. By including authorship, it provides an added layer of authority and trust, making the visitor much more likely to click on your organic search result than your competitor.

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Travel Mobile Usage on the Rise

Mobile usage is on the rise this year, especially in the travel and tourism industries, which is perfect with the travel season right around the corner! According to eMarketer, 16 million Americas will book travel plans via mobile in 2012, a 33% increase from last year.

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Missouri Leads Pinterest and Other Useful Stats

Reports are starting to emerge about Pinterest rising in the social media ranks, surpassing LinkedIn, YouTube, and numerous blog platforms, putting it right at number three, right behind Facebook and Twitter. It’s amazing how fast in popularity and overall growth this site has become within the past year. And what’s even more interesting is the amount of users that are located right in our backyard.

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Local Search Uncovered! [INFOGRAPHIC]

Local search is necessary when geographic identifiers are an important part to your overall search engine optimization strategy. Therefore, SteadyRain's Online Marketing team gathered some useful data into an excellent infographic for further consideration when deciding on whether or not you should integrate local into your next campaign.

Some of the numbers may be surprising!

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