Social media has become an integral part of search engine optimization. Though it’s hard to hear it straight from Google, it’s quite apparent that social signals have become a major factor in ranking ever since they’ve rolled out algorithm updates like Penguin and Panda. Due to the big hits caused from these updates, it’s common to find advice pointing individuals… read more →
The term “professional SEO” is thrown around quite often. In fact, I’d venture to assume that there are quite a few people that stay relatively up-to-date on current tactics and news by reading a few SEO blogs. But being able to read about SEO does not make one an expert. In fact, if this were all it took, then we’d… read more →
Blogs are an increasingly popular internet tool, yet increasingly difficult to definitionally pin down. The reason that the word “blog” is slippery to define is that blogs are in many ways portmanteaus, but typically a blog is one individual, or a consolidated group, coming together to make posts on a coherent topic. Bloggers usually convey related information or opinion via… read more →
Making a decision on web hosting plans and companies can be challenging. There are a number of important aspects to consider in order to make an informed choice. Below are some issues to be aware of that can determine the success of any website.
1. Programming Language – Programming languages need to support site goals. Because programming code scripts will be the building…
Small businesses commonly make many of the same mistakes when it comes to their online presence. When you are working with minimal dollars it’s easy to think do-it-yourself (DIY). However, when it comes to your brand, DIY is not always the way to go. Having an online presence is extremely important in today’s business world. However, having a website or… read more →
Before you spend a ton of money on search engine optimization meant to connect you to the entirety of the global economy, it’s a good idea to take a moment to contemplate the scope of your current business model, as well as your short- and long-term goals. When you run a local business, chances are good that you have neither… read more →
For years together, Google’s Page Rank has been on the forefront of search engine optimization to classify sites based on authority. The higher your page rank in Google, the higher is your authority and crawl rate by search engines. In the upcoming year 2013, Google has decided to include a new quality metric that will take the limelight in search engine ranking algorithm and that is none other than AuthorRank. From 2013, I am sure that you will be hearing a lot of buzz about AuthorRank. Let’s dig…
Link building is the dominant force in SEO strategy in this age of engaging social media internet marketing. While onsite SEO practices including keyword analysis, meta and H tag population and compelling SEO copy writing will remain the foundation of your search engine optimization stratagem, successful off site optimization in the shape of link building is the “must have” line… read more →
Although even ten year olds seem to be knowledgeable when it comes to understanding social media, there is still so much that can be done in order to fully utilize these tools to both your personal and business based benefit. You’ve heard it all; Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, but what do these social media tools mean to you? A lot… read more →
Over the years, there have been many changes regarding SEO tactics and which practices are best to use. One of the biggest changes in the last two years has been the use of anchor text. Before the Penguin update, the mindset was that links couldn’t hurt a website. This gave SEO companies the opinion that they should get as many links as possible using the exact anchor text they are trying to go after. As we all know, this had a very detrimental effect for a lot of websites in 2012.
To avoid catastrophe with search engines and improve…