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State of Search top 10 posts for May 2011

6 June 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 May 2011.

1. Google is Testing New Search Result Pages, Opinions on Twitter differ – by Bas van den Beld
2. Osama Bin Laden killed: how did Google and Bing respond? – by Bas van den Beld
3. Dutch researcher downloads 35 million Google Profiles – by Bas van den Beld
4.The 10 commandments of Linkbuilding (infographic) – by Bas van den Beld
5. The 5 Best SEO Books That Aren’t About SEO – by Barry Adams
6. Retargeting: a blessing or a curse? – by Jeroen van Eck
7. How Important Are Facebook Likes for Search? – by Marcus Taylor
8. Agency Caught Trying to Blackmail Companies in Places- by Bas van den Beld
9. How to Spend Your Online Marketing Budget – by Sam Crocker
10. HTML 5 re-visited: What’s in it for SEOs? – by Bastian Grimm

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Bas van den Beld is a speaker, trainer and online marketing strategist. Bas is the founder of -- You can hire Bas to speak, train or consult.

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