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Changes in SEO for 2018

The thing about SEO, it's always changing. As soon as you think you've got it down, there are new rules and changes to be implemented. Trying to keep up with...
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My business offers multiple services… should I have a different domain for each one for SEO?

This question comes up from time to time, so I felt it really needed addressing. I was working with a client who has a business who has two different services....
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Do backlinks still matter?

If you've been on the web for a while, particularly if you had an older blog or website in the early 2000s, you may remember that most websites had a...
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Setting Measurable Goals for your Website

Is your website successful? Yes? No? How do you know? Have you considered that question at all? Frequently, when working with a small business or individual about their website, I'll...
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How to dominate your local search results in 3 simple steps

If you are a local business, meaning a business that offers goods and/or services within a geographically-limited area, I have some good news for you. You can dominate your local...
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How to optimize your blog post for social media

If you are reading this, you're probably on Twitter or Facebook or both. And you may have a blog. We are huge supporters of blogging because it's great for you,...
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It’s time to encrypt your website.

A few years ago, I wrote a blog post when Google announced they were going to start using SSL as a ranking factor for searches. At the time, most sites...
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What to expect when it comes to SEO

More and more people are coming to us for Search Engine Optimization (SEO) and there's a reason why. We currently rank organically on page one in Google for 30 different...
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Let’s talk about link building

Link building is the process of getting your website ranked better by having other sites link to it. That's the basics. But it's not quite that simple. The search engines...
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Want to be #1 in Google? So does everyone else.

But the truth is, most people aren't willing to put in the work required to attain that status. At least once a week I get an inquiry from someone that...
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85% of indexed sites in Google are mobile-friendly. Is yours?

A couple of years ago, we had a thing in our tech world we called "Mobilegeddon." What this meant was that websites were going to start getting penalized in the...
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Title and size images for better SEO

Images can help your site rank better, but it's essential to save your images with file names search engines can discern so that search engines can categorize them. Let's say...
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DIY SEO isn’t always a good idea

Everyone wants their site to be found and get traffic, but not everyone wants to pay for SEO. There are a number of reasons why people may not want to...
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You don’t have to “optimize” every blog post

We write a lot of blog posts here. Some days, I feel like that's all I do! And I love the Yoast SEO plugin. Who doesn't? It helps you narrow...
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How soon will I be #1 in Google?

I get this question fairly regularly, and I wish I had a switch I could flip that would allow me to give a date for that. (I'm pretty sure I'd...
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You can use Google analytics to improve your website

If you have a website, and you care about what people are doing when they land on it, then you need Google Analytics. The data you get from having it...
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Adding video to your site can increase conversions

If you've been following this blog for a while, you know that on March 1st, we launched our redesigned site and added on a brand new video. It was something...
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I have the magic bullet for SEO success and it’s not what you think

I was in college when the Internet became a "thing." Back then, it wasn't hard to find what you were looking for, because there weren't a gazillion websites. But as...
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SEO May Not Be the Magic Bullet You Think

What is SEO? It stands for Search Engine Optimization. But what is that? It's simply the process of trying to gain more organic (or not paid) traffic through search engine...