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Guest post from James Duthie - at TheVanBlog this time out - seems he’s becomming quite a Gypsy himself!

SNIP - Riddle me this… If I asked you to imagine a picture of a stereotypical SEO what would they look like…? Glasses, buck teeth, bald, badly dressed… with suspenders holding up their pants…? Perhaps not quite. But the words ‘search’ and ‘geek’ have become somewhat synonymous over the past 10 years.
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from JamesDuthie 2226 Days ago #
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I can only hope to become half the Gypsy that you are Dave... :)

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from theGypsy 2226 Days ago #
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Yeah, you can inherit the caravan when I retire bro... no worries...

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from vangogh 2225 Days ago #
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Thanks again for the guest post James.

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from onreact 2225 Days ago #
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Good article about SEO 2.0 :-)

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from JamesDuthie 2225 Days ago #
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No problems Steven. It was my pleasure.

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from MikeDammann 2224 Days ago #
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"If I asked you to imagine a picture of a stereotypical SEO what would they look like…? Glasses, buck teeth, bald, badly dressed… with suspenders holding up their pants…?"Let’s not stereotype.OK, what is this dudes user id here?:http://images.jupiterimages.com/common/detail/46/72/23187246.jpg

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from JamesDuthie 2224 Days ago #
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Hey Mike. I wrote this article... with tongue firmly in cheek.

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from MikeDammann 2224 Days ago #
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Yeah, I made my post the same way. ;)

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from yojpotter2 2223 Days ago #
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Funny yet witty post on how modern SEO evolved.

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from cre8pc 2223 Days ago #
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If you’re going to write about the history of SEO, do your research! For starters, several of us who were there were WOMEN working naked in our home offices and cutting our teeth on the porn industry so you weanies today would have boobs to look at for free. Not to mention some really scary looking dudes with beards down to their knees, many long haired hippie guitar playing non-geeks (one whom invented cloaking) and some kids just out of college plucked by some of the early dot-com’s who helped drive up the prices of stock with their SEO efforts.Really. I never met a geek in the 90’s who was an SEO. Colorful eccentrics, yes.Workaholics, definitely.

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from JamesDuthie 2223 Days ago #
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Geez... who would have thought people would take this post so seriously...? The geek part was just a bit of fun and not the actual substance of the article, but it seems to have certainly touched a sensitive nerve with some.

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