SEO

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Why hire an SEO consultant

I write a lot about SEO on this blog, because I get a lot of SEO questions. Most of the time those questions are from people who want to do...
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Does posting on social media help your SEO?

Yes. But probably not in the way you think. Technically speaking, Google tells us that social media is NOT a direct ranking factor. However, when it comes to what Google...
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Local SEO Services you should invest in

SEO stands for Search Engine Optimization, but what are local SEO services? Local SEO is a strategy that creates a better online visibility for your business or website within your...
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What is technical SEO?

I write about SEO a lot on this blog, but it occurs to me that I haven't really covered what technical SEO and technical SEO is important! This isn't SEO...
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What you need to know about Google Algorithm Updates

If you care about SEO and have followed up on what Google is doing, you may have noticed that a core Google algorithm update was released this week. The September...
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The Truth about Outbound Links for SEO

SEO is an ever-changing and evolving thing. I like to call it an invisible science. There's a lot that goes into it, and most of it you can't see. One...
How to Optimize Web Pages

How to Optimize Web Pages

Last week, I wrote a pretty lengthy post about How to choose keywords for SEO. One of the key parts of SEO is knowing how to pick the right keywords....
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How to choose keywords for SEO

When it comes to SEO, there are a lot of things to know and understand and there's a lot of old information out there that may not be relevant. But...
SERPs

What you can learn from searching for your own keywords

SEO is not easy, and it's not fast. It takes time to figure out what people are searching for, what those queries mean to you, and how to get found...
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Clickless Searches. What do they mean for your SEO?

What is a clickless search? Clickless searches are when your search query shows an answer in the search engines that don't lead to you clicking through to a website. The...
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Your expertise can hinder your SEO

SEO can be expensive, so a lot of folks plan to start off with a DIY campaign. They think that because they are an expert in their field, they know...
Conversion Tracking

Why use Google Analytics for your site?

Because if you can't measure it, you can't improve it. Having a website is great. You should have one. But a good website, a strategic website, is one that is...
Link Building

How to find & fix broken links

What is a broken link? A broken link is a link to a page on your website or a blog post that doesn't exist. This happens sometimes when a blog...
SEO Copywriting

SEO Copywriting Tips from Yoastcon 2019

Some of the Sumy Designs team recently attended YoastCon 2019 in Nijmegen, The Netherlands. We heard many great speakers and gained lots of new knowledge.  One of the speakers who...
Link Building

Link Building for 2019

One of the best ways to increase your authority with Google is through quality backlinks. A backlink is simply when another website links to your website. And when a lot...
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SEO for 2019: What Really Matters

Search Engine Optimization is going to be as important as it's ever been, but what can you expect and plan for in 2019? Of course, Google's not going to give...
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DIY SEO tasks you shouldn’t ignore

You have a great site, you worked hard to optimize it for search engines and you're starting to get traffic. Hooray! But guess what? SEO doesn't end. It never ends....
Google My Business

Optimize your Google Business Listing to Improve your Local Ranking

If you have a website, you want to take the top spot in Google listings. However, if you have a website, you probably know that is easier said than done....
What is E-A-T?

What’s E-A-T have to do with SEO?

Yes, you read that correctly. I didn't ask "What's to EAT?" I asked "What is E-A-T?" If you've been paying attention to Google and their updates, something we follow pretty...