How Search Engines Distinguish Between Regional Sensitive Queries and Global Queries (And How You Can Compete)

Both regionalized queries and global queries will deliver localized results in a variety of different formats, but they are localized nonetheless. So when it comes to optimizing for and navigating the local search space, how is one to distinguish the difference between a search like "flowers" and a search like "flowers Boston?"
By |December 15th, 2011|Local Search|Comments Off on How Search Engines Distinguish Between Regional Sensitive Queries and Global Queries (And How You Can Compete)

Link Building in 2012 (and a really cool app)

Thinking about my my topic for my SEP post all I could keep coming up with was talking about GoWalla being taken down and this alternative to GoWalla Loso that I have become completely obsessed with. However I do realize [...]

By |December 14th, 2011|SEO|Comments Off on Link Building in 2012 (and a really cool app)

How To Create Great Content For Your Web Site

So how does one create a unique and interesting content? Part of creating content on your website is gathering of text that will be part of the website. This may be a simple task for others or it can prove to be a difficult task on some. If you are having a hard time creating content on your own, you can always hire article writers, editors, SEO experts and proofreaders to do the job for you.
By |December 14th, 2011|Content|2 Comments

These Are A Few Of My Favorite Things: Internet Edition

As we all start to close-up shop on 2011 I thought it could be fun to take a quick look at some of my favorite sites and tools that popped up during our time together in the eleventh year of this fine century. Some are analytics tools, some are social networks, some are shopping. It's a mixed bag. A peek in to my online life really and the things that are grabbing my attention.
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How to Set Up Cron Jobs for Optimal System Performance

Cron jobs are mainly used for administration and system maintenance, but they can be used for smaller tasks having to do with the Internet and email. Since they can be used for so many difference functions, they are versatile and save you time and money.
By |December 13th, 2011|Web Design|3 Comments

CMS Requirements for SEO

Nowadays, every business ‘small or big’ is using some kind of CMS for their website(s). Some of the most popular CMS’s are WordPress, Drupal, Joomla, Blogger and SharePoint. Some are even using In-House CMS and even customizing the CMS’s as per their requirements. A CMS makes it easy for non-technical users to add, delete & update the content on the website and this is one of the reasons why CMS’s are so popular among website owners.
By |December 13th, 2011|SEO|3 Comments

The Website Redesign Process for SEO, Part 1: Goals

When you hear the word "redesign" you mostly likely feel a wave of anxiety come crashing onto you as you think about the upcoming battles you'll have with coworkers, the enormous time investment, and of course the work itself to make it successful. Take a deep breath and let's take this one step at a time. We'll be walking through six steps in total for this redesign process, focusing today on step 1, Goals.
By |December 13th, 2011|Web Design|7 Comments

The New And Improved Article Marketing Strategy

Many bloggers, webmasters, and e-zine publishers have found better ways to get the content they need, even with the higher standards of Ezine Articles. This caused article marketers to come up with strategies that would create the traffic they needed without depending on Ezine Articles and other directories.
By |December 12th, 2011|Inbound Marketing|4 Comments

Markdown: How To Write Better, Faster, Effortlessly (& 100% portable between all your apps)

Writer faster, better, effortlessly. Use Markdown punctuation syntax. What's that? How do you use it? We tell you all.
By |December 12th, 2011|Content|3 Comments

Keeping your content flowing

Where do you get ideas for engaging content for your readers? Some things you may think about to help you get the creative juices flowing are...
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