Archive for September, 2012

  • 6 SEO Diseases and Disorders | Infographic

    SEO is a tough business. Google keeps changing their algorithm. The rankings are not an exact science. There is a lot we don’t understand and that we can’t explain. Also the industry is saturated with self proclaimed experts who tout their own methods. It is hard to know what we should be doing to best [...]

  • 3 Reasons Why Your Business Needs a Blog

    Blogs aren’t just for egocentric homebodies, modern adventurers, and opinionated loudmouths. If your business doesn’t already have a blog, you’re missing out on one of the simplest and cheapest ways to dramatically improve your company’s online presence. Here are 3 reasons you shouldn’t wait any longer to create a company blog. 1. Fresh, relevant content [...]

  • King Kong and King Content: A Case Study in Content Recycling

    King Content The thing that hath been, it is that which shall be; and that which is done is that which shall be done: and there is no new thing under the sun. – Ecclesiastes 1: 9 It’s all been done before – Barenaked Ladies In the time since Al Gore invented the internet the [...]

  • +Local News You Cannot Miss – September 2012

    How fast are citations indexed into Google’s +Local algorithm? How long it takes citations to hit Google’s local algorithm has been a subject of mystery and debate for as long as the A,B,C rankings have dominated Local SERPs. Obviously it’s not possible to give exact speeds without the proper insider knowledge, but the research Mike [...]

  • Organic SEO Research Using Google AdWords Keyword Tool

    Although the AdWords Keyword Tool was designed for PPC campaigns, it works pretty well as a starting point for organic keyword research too. The keyword tool builds lists of keywords based on your own ideas or a website URL and shows useful data to help you decide which keywords to target. Step 1: Settings for [...]