SEO Basics: Helpful Links

It’s hard to know where to start learning search engine optimization (SEO). With so many blogs, podcasts, books, and videos, it’s hard to know where to get your sea legs in SEO? Everything you need to know about SEO is free online. The problem is finding where to start, weighing what’s important, and knowing who to trust. That’s why I’m posting these SEO links. They should tell you about some people I trust in SEO – and help lay the foundation for improving your organic rankings.
By |May 8th, 2010|SEO|1 Comment

Top 5 Link Rules for SEO

Link building is one of the foundational elements of search engine optimization. Link building is one of the main off-page portions of on-page and off-page SEO factors. Without a solid network of backlinks, your website will be invisible to search engine’s organic results. That’s why it’s important to know some link basics. These five rules should help you understand the reason behind links and why you need more links pointing to your website. Remember, more links means more traffic – both from the actual links, but especially from the search engines.
By |April 30th, 2010|SEO|0 Comments

Local Business Mistake #4: Ignoring Organic Search

Search engines are the highest trafficked sites on the internet. According to Alexa, Google gets more monthly visits than any other website. Yahoo and MSN search (Live, Bing, MSN) are not far behind. As a business owner with a website, you can tap into the traffic potential of the search engines for free. How do you do it? Search engines like relevance. Search engines succeed when users type in search queries, get relevant results, and click on pages to find relevant information. The goal of your website is to provide relevant content to those prospects searching for information about your products and services.
By |April 11th, 2010|Local Optimization, SEO|0 Comments

On-Page and Off-Page SEO Factors

Search engine optimization (SEO) can be a complicated practice. Many variables affect your site's search engine rankings. Things like hidden text, keyword stuffing, and other questionable practices can all negatively affect your website's search engine rankings. At the same time, valuable links, logical site architecture, and structural attributes can boost your search engine rankings. What's a newby to do? With so many different SEO factors to learn, it's easy to get discouraged - especially when you're just starting out.
By |March 12th, 2010|SEO|0 Comments