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From the Author
Yet showing up in Google became the Labors of Hercules far many business owners. Each year, Google changes its search algorithm around 500-600 times. Each year there are more changes than a year ago.
2015 has already been a rollercoaster for businesses and marketers who are trying to keep up with Google, and we can expect much more yet to come!
While Google is evolving at light speed, many are lost fighting for survival. Worst of all, many marketers are still using the obsolete SEO tactics of the past that today may put you in Google's penalty box pronto. You will not do well in SEO by chasing the algorithm; you need to get in front of it...
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