Every now and then Google changes the game so much that search engine marketers have to figure out how to play by the new rules. But this time, they’ve changed the rules so much that it’s taken us a lot longer to figure out the new game plan. But I think I’ve got it figured out.
Going forward, you have to work on your author reputation. It’s called AuthorRank.
That’s not to say that old considerations such as PageRank and link portfolios are dead and gone. Rather, the new paradigm is the old paradigm plus. And it’s all wrapped up in Google’s newfangled social search platform Google+.
Peter Freer is a digital and social media strategist with deep experience in traditional agency branding and marketing communications for Canada's Fortune 100. Known as 'creative problem solver' by clients, he is a contributing writer and podcaster for PROFIT Guide's web and i-Pad application on technology and marketing for B2B business owners and entrepreneurs. Clients include Assante Wealth, LCBO, Oral-B and WIND Mobile.
Peter is an undergraduate from York University and is certified in E-Marketing from Canadian Marketing Association. He is currently completing his MBA in Digital and Social Media from New England College.
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