Tagged: SEO

SEO NOT for Franchise Organizations

Proof that a well written article will not, by virtue of content alone, result in a #1 position in search rank. I was writing an article about “seo for franchise organizations“. So I searched for other ideas and for competition in the space. My jaw dropped by this post in #1 3 On-Page SEO Mistakes and Tips for Franchisees I...

VSEO is Only Growing

VSEO or Video SEO continues to grow in Importance Many businesses don’t think about using video to grow their traffic mostly because they have not yet tried it. I, and some of my clients who have tried it are surprised at how well it can work. You might be surprised to find (or maybe you won’t) that people don’t read,...

How Do You Spend Your Ad Dollars?

Are you really still paying for Yellow Pages? (Newspaper ads, Magazine ads) Almost all consumers SEARCH for what they intend to buy. (97%) Are you spending hard-earned $ targeting that 3%? How is that working out? YouTube gets 300 million visitors a month. Do you have a video of/for your business on Youtube? What if you could reach 2% of...

Certified SEO for Small Business

Here is both a lesson for those of you seeking an SEO Professional and a good laugh for SEOs. One day I stumbled upon SEOCertification.org thinking, “hmmm, maybe I should get one of these slick Certified images that will convince visitors to my site that I know what Im doing?”. I had seen this SEO certification image before. I see...

Will My Site be Penalized for Hidden Content in Scroll Menu?

This question comes up often. Matt Cutts has answered the question in one of his Google Webmaster videos. The answer is, as usual, logical; if you are not doing anything out of the ordinary, you’re safe. Get a FREE audit of your Website

Should I buy that Domain Name from a Squatter?

It is very common to get a mass (spam) email asking if you want to buy a domain name related to your business.  Here’s an example that just came in: Hello ____, my name is Margaret Grady with Fast Moving Domains. autorepairyourcity.com will be listed for sale in the next couple of days. You are one of 50 companies/individuals who...

What is SERP?

A very common question asked 135,000 times a month; What is SERP? Simple the “Search Engine Results Page” – what this business is all about – organic search results. We work to get a website on the 1st page in the 1st position. The #1 spot in the natural search results gets approximately 36% of the clicks. But the fact that the...

Google Places Webmastering

Google Webmaster It is no longer enough to have a well-built website to achieve top search performance. An increasingly significant facet of achieving top search rank for your business website depends on the channel of communications you establish with search ngines. Google is the most advanced in this regard but Bing is making progress. Their services are known as Google...

New Google Webmaster Feature Submit URL as Googlebot

Google webmaster blog reveals a new, small, but good-to-know about feature.  The Fetch as Googlebot in Webmaster Tools now provides a way to submit new and updated URLs to Google for indexing. After you fetch a URL as Googlebot, if the fetch is successful, you’ll now see the option to submit that URL to our index. When you submit a...

Google Drops 3rd Party Reviews

Have you noticed your review count has drastically been reduced? That’s because Google has dropped all 3rd party reviews. You will see this on your Google Maps listing or in your Google Places account. I’ve been encouraging clients for many years to increase their effort to get reviews in Google Reviews from their customers, while encouraging them to ignore Yelp,...