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0-9 A AS Article Submission API Application Program Interface B B2B Business to Business B2C Business to Consumer C CPC Cost Per Click CTR Click Through Rate CTA Content Targeted Advertising CTA Call to Action CPM Cost Per Thousands CPA Cost Per Action CPA Cost Per Acquisition CPL Cost Per Lead CPO Cost Per Order CRO Conversion Rate Optimization CGI Common Gateway Interface CMS Content Management System CSS Cascading Style Sheets CSE Comparison Shopping Engine/Custom Search Engine CPV Cost Per View CVN Card Verification Number COA Cost of Acquisition CPW Cost-per-view (CPV) D DS Directory Submission DC Data Center DLR Deep Link Ratio DKI Dynamic Keyword Insertion DLP Directory Listings Page DNS Domain Name Server DMCA Digital Millennium Copyright Act DMOZ Directory – Mozilla DFO Data Feed Optimization DRPs Directory Results Pages DSRP Directory Search Results Page DMM Digital Media Marketing E EMD Exact Match Domain ECPC Enhanced Cost Per Click ECPC Enhanced CPC F FFA Free For All Pages FCP Frequently Cached Page G G+ Google Plus GIS Google Image Search GIY Google It Yourself GAS Guaranteed Article Submission GDS Guaranteed Directory Submission GAP Google Advertising Professional GWT Google Webmaster Tools GYM Google Yahoo MSN H HTML Hypertext Markup Language HTTP HyperText Transfer Protocol HTTPS Hypertext Transfer Protocol Secure I IM Internet Marketing IP Internet Protocol (Address) IDF Inverse Document Frequency IBL In Bound Links ISP Internet Service Providers IYP Internet Yellow Pages J JGI Just Google It K KDA Keyword Density Analyzer KEI Keyword Effectiveness Index L LB Link Building LSA Latent Semantic Analysis LSI Latent Semantic Indexing LPO Landing Page Optimization
M MTO Meta Tags Optimization MCP Moderately Cached Page MFA Made For Advertising N NSEO Negative SEO O OBL OutBound Link OWBL One Way Back Link ODP Open Directory Project ORM Online Reputation Management OSE Open Site Explorer P PR Page Rank PPC Pay Per Click PHP PHP Hypertext Preprocessor PDF Portable Document Format PFI Pay For Inclusion PFL Paid For Listings P4P Paid For Placement PPR Pay Per Rank PPV Pay Per Visitor PPP Pay Per Post Q R ROI Return on Investment RI Regular Index RSS Really Simple Syndication or Rich Site Summary RTL Regional Long Tail RTB Real Time Bidding PFP Pay for Performance S SE Search Engine SB Social Bookmarking SI Supplemental Index SEO Search Engine Optimization SEOs Search Engine Optimizers SEOs Search Engine Optimization Performance SEM Search Engine Marketing SEP Search Engine Poisoning SER Search Engine Ranking SMO Social Media Optimization SMM Social Media Marketing SMB Small and Medium Businesses SMEs Small And Medium-Sized Enterprises SES Search Engine Strategies SERM Search Engine Results Management STW Search The Web SERP Search Engine Results Page SRM Search Reputation Management SSI Server Side Includes SEW Search Engine Watch SEP Search Engine Positioning SMX Search Marketing Expo SNS Social Networking Service SWL SiteWide Link SEMPO Search Engine Marketing Professional Organization T TLP Top Level Page TLA Text Link Ads TBPR Toolbar PageRank TR Trust Rank TSETSB The Search Engine That Spam Built U URL Uniform Resource Locator UGC User Generated Content UX User Experience V VS Video Submission VIPS Visual-block Page Segmentation W W3C World Wide Web Consortium WMW Webmaster World X XML Extensible Markup Language XHTML Extensible HyperText Markup Language Y Y2K Year Two Thousand Z