5 Signs Your Agency is SEO Clueless

Watch out for ridiculous redirects, cro-magnon title tags, mononational multinational, structural stupidity and keyword caca. [Portent]

7 Powerful SEO & Management Tools for Social Media

It’s more than being social, it should meet business and digital goals. Explore these tools. [Marketing Land]

SEO and social: 1+1=3

Bootstrapping meets content that ignites conversations. [Search Engine Land]

Local SEO Spam Tactics Are Working: How To Fight Back

Know it when its happening (and it’s not always clear) and build your authority to help report it. [Casey Meraz via Moz]

Google Claims 70% Reduction in Fake Google Map Listings

Since 2015, thanks to machine learning and verification techniques. Fake listings are the tip of the iceberg. [Search Engine Land]

12 Free SEO Tools to Increase Traffic

More than a 1/3 come from Google (imagine that), but every SEO should have a bookmark on these. [Cornwallis SEO]

18 SEO Tactics that Take 30 Minutes or Less

You do not NOT have time to do these things. [Quicksprout]

5 Quick SEO Wins for New Clients

Consolidated assets, reclaiming unlinked brand mentions, longer-form content, low-hanging keywords and internationalization. [Search Engine Land]