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State of Search top 10 posts for February 2011

4 March 2011 BY

There is a lot of great content being published on State of Search. You might not ‘catch’ them all. So here is an overview of the best read posts which were published in February 2011.

1. Defining the Long Tail for SEO – by Barry Adams
2. SEO Tools 101: Linkbuilding – Finding Targets the Old Fashioned Way – by Annabel Hodges
3. Google again making (small) changes to SERPS? – by Bas van den Beld
4. Dave Naylor about how search (not) sucks, Google and Bing – by Bas van den Beld
5. Top-3 Performance Optimizations (you should apply right away!) – by Bastian Grimm
6. The Power of RSS for SEO – by Jeroen van Eck
7. SES tributes Jaamit Durrani – by Bas van den Beld
8. Get your comments, by Facebook: Social Network preparing commenting system – by Bas van den Beld
9. Duplicate Content and Multiple Site Issues – by Sam Murray
10. Meaningful SEO Metrics: Going Beyond the Numbers – by Annabel Hodges

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