Don’t Underestimate the Importance of SEO

Your online business will succeed or fail based on SEO. It’s too important to hand over to just anyone.

If you’re truly concerned about your business’s success, you’ll give SEO the attention and investment it deserves.

Cheap SEO may not hit your pocketbook as hard, but how effective do you think the work will be at rock bottom prices?

We see a whole range of Cheap SEO service offerings out there, and very few of them are of high quality. Especially for the off page activities, Google has really limited the options in the past two years with the Penguin penalties. A large […]

Why Does SEO Take So Long?

One of the most important points that we try to make to prospective SEO clients is that SEO is a slow process. It’s not the kind of marketing tactic that’s going to have immediate results or a quick ROI. The complete opposite is true. In fact, it can take many months or possibly even years to start to see that return. Obviously this is very frustrating to clients who want to know, “why is SEO so slow?!”

Here are 3 reasons why SEO is slow:

Trust is hard to achieve The search engines want to rank the sites that are going to […]

Get your Local business on Google Places

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If you’re a business owner and want to add a listing for a single business location, read the instructions below. Sign-up is quick, easy and free. Simply log-in with your Google Account and verify that you are the owner.

Show up across the web

Give customers the right information about your business by updating your contact information, hours and more.

Here are more detailed step-by-step instructions for how to add your business information to Google Places:

1. Visit Google Places.

2. If you already have a Google Account, sign in with your email and password. You can also use an AdWords […]

Basic SEO Mistakes to Avoid

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One of the common issues I see people doing and SEO “expert” who either doesn’t really know what they’re doing that will ultimately destroy your long term ranking with Google is adding to many keywords into the Meta-tags. Trust me this will not optimize your page.

During the 90′s, the extent of “SEO optimizing” for many webmasters was simply to insert relevant keyword phrases into the meta-tags for a page. Here’s an example of a site that’s heavily focused on the meta-keywords:

There’s nothing necessarily wrong with adding keywords into this field that represents valid information on the page […]

Generate More Traffic with SEO

Daniel from DailyBlogTips posted a great point on SEO which most of us usually forget. Unique and useful content is not enough to rank high in the search engines. Having unique and useful content should always be the first part of your SEO strategy. Even if you have buttloads of high quality content, though, this alone will not be enough to drive organic traffic to your website.

Why not? Because simply writing and publishing that content on your website doesn’t mean that Google will know about it, let alone trust it. You can achieve this will the point below.

Get people talking […]

How to Create Local Profiles

The above graphic shows the current landscape of local search directories and how they feed into each other.

Claim your profile on search engines and online local business directories like Google Places, Yelp and, yes Yellow If you don’t claim your profile, you’re either needlessly invisible or your risk letting others publish faulty information about you.

Take for example a family restaurant that failed to capture its town’s brisk tourist trade because Google had it listed as a grocery store, Yelp described it wrongly as an Italian restaurant and Bing had an inaccurate address. Don’t let that happen to you!

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Google Penguin update

First it was the Panda Update that drove everyone insane people talked about getting hit on every forum and blog. Now, we can probably anticipate a similar trend with webmasters thinking they’ve been hit by Penguin. Again, sometimes this will probably, in fact, be the case. Google, of course, makes algorithmic changes every day.

Penguin launched on April 24…and it’s a Google update that wanted to penalize those pages that violate Google Webmaster Guidelines on spamming.

It’s safe to say that by now the update is over if you didn’t notice any changes in lost of traffic or ranking then you’re good […]

Google Authorship

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Have you noticed on the Google search results some sites have a little picture next to there listings? You’re not the only one who is noticing. This little feature is getting a much higher Click through rate (CTR) in other words is generating more clicks, more clicks means more sales.

Google Authorship

It’s called Google Authorship. If you’re a website, blog owner you can not ignore this. This is something you should implement on your site ASAP. Because having an image next to your name will increase your clicks. Think about it… People are curious and it helps to […]

Social media ads: Increasing your page rank

Internet marketing is the most effective method of promoting your product or service and improving your page rank. As internet is accessed by a majority of people all around the world, the company is viable to get more visibility than any other marketing technique. Internet marketing can increase your customers, and can also enhance the brand visibility, which further provides a platform to interact with consumers.

If you are new to this technique, here are the top 10 marketing strategies which can enhance your brand visibility on this global forum-

1. Formulate a web promotion plan

Develop an attractive web design and a […]

Exact Match Anchor Text Links

Another great video I came across, is one from Cyrus of the SEOMOZ team. This is a short 5 minute video but it’s a good one. Cyrus goes into detail on how the old days of building text anchor links with the same key phrases are no longer as effective as they used to be, and you now have to spread our your anchor text and bring a variety to it. This is the future of search rankings, as the search engines are now becoming more humanized and less of a ranking system.