Many people have been receiving checks as the result of an alleged class action lawsuit filed against Google for allegedly overcharging advertisers. The class action lawsuit appears to be legitimate, but the amounts of the checks, some as little as seven cents, hardly seem worth the paper they are printed on.

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Google Adwords Settlement Check: Is It a Scam? – Better Business Bureau (blog)

International SEO is quite different from national SEO. If you are doing national search all you have to do is look into local domains or sub-domains or folders which are termed as geo-targeting. On the other hand you if you are to do international SEO, you have to know languages which are not your mother tongue. But if you have some knowledge about SEO, you can very quickly get proficient at international search.

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Is International SEO Really That Different From “National” SEO?

‘Negative SEO’ means anything malicious someone does to harm your site’s rankings. If someone really attacks your link profile and if it going to be effective you’ll see unexplained. The Impact of an attack is often temporary. People many times use methods that get quickly removed or discounted and when the link go away, the problem always goes away. It is easy to be so aggressive that Google spots the attack and devalues the links. If someone really is out to get you and wants to spend time and money, there is no doubt, they can do a lot of damage . The SEO problems for websites in 2012 in 99% of cases are self-inflicted.

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Were You Hit by Negative SEO? | SEOmoz