How Online Reviews are Affecting Local Businesses

For restaurant and small business owners, a bad review in the local paper was bad enough. Now they have to worry about bad reviews online. Review web sites form an entire subcategory, and since reviews turn up when users search, they can contribute to making or breaking a business. This article not only explores the trend, but shows why it’s a cause for concern, especially in the case of Yelp.
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Keyword Density: Frequently Asked Questions

How frequently should you use your keyword to rate highly for it in the search engines? How can you avoid penalties for keyword stuffing? Do the different search engines have different standards for the amount of times you can use your keyword on your site without invoking a penalty? Wayne Hurlbert tackles these and other questions in this article.
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Open Directory Project: DMOZ: Frequently Asked Questions

Getting accepted by the Open Directory Project is an important move if you want to promote your site; it will even help you with Google. But what exactly is it? How do you submit your site? And what will help you get accepted? Wayne Hurlbert answers these and other questions about this important Internet directory.
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