SEO stands for Search Engine Optimization

Having a mobile friendly website is an absolute must the last couple of years. Google introduced mobile friendliness as a ranking signal in April 2015 and since then everything on the Web is about mobile. If you website is new, however, or you have a low domain authority, just posting …

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Social sharing

Meta tags are pieces of HTML code that can be added to the section of your web pages. Beyond the page title, the two most popular Meta tags are Meta Description tag and Meta Keyword There are some conflicting views about whether or not to use Meta tags and whether …

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A service that does what you're looking for

Search engine optimization is a strategy that is fairly easy to implement for most company websites - provided you have a current set of SEO ranking factors and efficiently implement changes. Search engines are answering machines. Whenever a user types in his/her query and presses the enter button, the Search …

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Rate of new link growth may signal freshness

It’s OK to do promotion to tell people about your content, but if you can only get links by offering money to people or other big incentives, then you’re likely doing it wrong. One of the best ways to get links is to publish original research. That’s …

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Revamp your URL to make it more SEO-friendly

Relevance is a measure of how appropriate a given page is for a given query. In the early days of SEO, this ultimately boiled down to what keywords were used in a query, compared to what keywords were found on an indexed page. Adding proof terms to your content helps …

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Auditing Existing Content

Find a niche directory you have never heard of before that you feel is honestly listing unique, useful Web sites. Promote that niche directory through links and comments on your own sites until you see improvement in its Compete, Quantcast, and Alexa metrics. But here’s the thing: it takes …

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Use Short And Descriptive URL Permalink

An effective link building strategy that simply makes a lot of sense is fixing broken links on your site and on sites that you’d like a link from. Your first step is to look for broken links on pages that interest you. After finding the links that go to …

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Make sure your business categories are accurate in directories

You shouldn't feel comfortable using robots.txt to block sensitive or confidential material. One reason is that search engines could still reference the URLs you block (showing just the URL, no title or snippet) if there happen to be links to those URLs somewhere on the Internet (like referrer logs …

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SEO and SEM can work together beautifully

SEO requires so much content because it wants to grow. Google doesn’t want to see a stagnant, unchanging website. It wants to know you’re building up strong, useful and relevant content so it can deliver the best results for every search. Keyword research is an entire sub-discipline within …

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Quality Backlinking

Write locally oriented content: It’s one of the best things you can do to improve local rankings. The best way to get backlinks from other blogs and from social media sites is to write posts that are engaging and worth sharing. There are literally hundreds of factors that contribute …

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Recurring Links

Once you know your goals, you should be able at least to decide on a balance between “head” keywords and “long-tail” keywords. Realize that meta keywords are only used by your competitor to see what you want to rank for. Google still doesn’t use them. You need to produce …

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SEO can be overwhelming for any number of reasons

Many businesses assume that they don’t need to worry about keyword research. They think they know what terms people use to find what they sell, and they also assume that Google understands the content on their website. This is incorrect on all counts. While it's true that keyword-stuffing will …

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To get fast rankings, you need a fast site

Markup logos, images, addresses, phone numbers, business name, type of business, reviews, prices, software, and anything else that’s relevant to the site. Clients will thank you and visitors will appreciate it. SEO offers incredible opportunity and access (it's an inherently free marketing channel) to inbound traffic, but it can …

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Use different keyword suggestion tools

To improve content performance, brands need to stop producing content for content’s sake and instead produce smart content: Description meta tags are important because Google might use them as snippets for your pages. Note that we say "might" because Google may choose to use a relevant section of your …

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Stop changing your domain name

The bottom line is that if you’re focusing on a small group of generic keywords, you’re probably not being found by most of the people who are searching for you. Visitors who really like the look or feel of a website are more likely to recommend the website …

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Creating relevant, useful, valuable content

Different search queries with different intent will result in different results. Google has become so sophisticated that when a web user searches for a “How to find organic foods” he or she will get a different results page than if he or she typed in the search query “where is …

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It’s about relevancy, and relevancy only

One common SEO issue that can be tackled is duplicate content. This is when there is more than one way to reach the same content on your site. If you’re familiar with SEO, you’ll already know the importance of keyword research – it ensures that you’re targeting terms …

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