Some people say there's no such thing as SEO-friendly URL structure. They claim that search engines are perfectly capable of making sense of any
type of URL and pretty much any
URL structure. In most cases, the people who say this are web developers (just so you know, I love web devs). I've noticed that sometimes web developers and SEOs live in two parallel universes, each with its own center of gravity. While web developers basically care about crawlability, site speed and other technical things, SEOs are mostly focused on what constitutes their sacred grail: website rankings and return on investment....
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SEO vs. PPC: When Should You Invest in Each?
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The search engine optimization versus pay per click debate has raged ever since AdWords became a particularly impressive performer in the field of search marketing. In the wake of recent changes in how Google ranks websites — most notably via the Penguin and Panda updates — it's as if someone stoked the fires by adding some more fuel. I see a lot of people arguing that PPC is the future of search marketing and that it can be much more profitable (and less risky and cumbersome) than SEO. According to at least a few fervent souls, the ground beneath SEO is shaking.