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Hamlet Batista has a great write up here about how automatic ranking software (WPG, WebCEO, SEO Studio) is being blocked by Google. He goes on to say why you shouldn’t fixate on ranking reports and offers a solution(s).
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from Guillaume 2298 Days ago #
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Hamlet is my new hero, I do like his tool alot! (and no, I’m not being paid to say that!)

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from HamletBatista 2298 Days ago #
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@Guilliaume LOL. Your doing a far better job than my PR agency :-) I should definitely consider hiring your company instead!

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from incrediblehelp 2297 Days ago #
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Nice article Hamlet.  I recently posted some simlpe reasons why rankings shift so much in the first place.

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from SportsGuy 2296 Days ago #
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On this topic, I’m in agreement.  I have never felt rankings are a metric.  They simply are not, and if you are focused on them as a meaningful, decision making item, you’re missing the bigger picture.Watch for results - those pesky litttle things like conversions, or actions or whatever you want to have happen when users come to your site.  If the SE traffic coming to you is converting, you’re on the right track.Rankings, like pagerank, is nice to look at, but not very meaningful...with one obvious exception:If you rank #97 for your chosen term, you’d best use that as a cue to get your a$$ in gear and fix things. ;)

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from yojpotter2 2294 Days ago #
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I agree..it’s not really a must to be on number 1 spot of Google..what’s important is you’ll be able to deliver relevant topic everytime.

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