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Alan Bleiweiss explains why "getting only 7% of all traffic from organic search" counts as epic failure, and elaborates why that's not 70% without utilizing any link broker.
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from seotheory 1260 Days ago #
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What a bizarre set of assumptions he is making.  Since when are successfully optimized sites required to get more than 9% of their traffic from search?

That's the craziest notion I've seen in a long, long time.



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from bturner 1260 Days ago #
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But he is right about most of his points though. Duplicate content issues, crappy URL structure, worthless title tags. Even the most amatuer SEO tech would know better.Another thought.... if they only get 7 percent of their traffic from the search engines then yea there's a problem. Likely they either chose to target low volume keywords or those links that they paid for have no ability (read: value) to influence their rankings.



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from seobro 1260 Days ago #
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New York Times article was awesome. http://www.nytimes.com/2011/02/13/business/13search.html?src=busln



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