Local SEO For The Holidays (5 Point Checklist)

by Amanda DiSilvestro November 20th, 2014

If you haven't started preparing for the holidays yet, don't panic. While the holidays are quickly approaching and many companies may have a jump start, it isn't too late to put a plan in place and make sure you're taking advantage of all the extra traffic that could come your way. Local SEO and a [...]

How to Master the 4Ps of Content Marketing in 2015

by Heba Hosny November 10th, 2014

How are you planning to align your 2015 content marketing strategy to your overall business objectives? How can you make the most out of your hits and misses in 2014 when crafting your content marketing plan for 2015? What are the key trends of content marketing in 2015 that you need to implement for optimal [...]

Forget about the days when you are only given an option to search information from a database of people and places stored in Google's server. How about exploring places and events in real time? Does this sound interesting? With Telepresence sharing, you can control Google's mobile robots that can capture real time video footage of [...]

Internal linking is one of those standard (yet woefully underused) SEO tactics that can be very effective. The important thing to remember is that what should be developed is an internal link structure – this means some sort of mapping or strategy, rather than linking randomly as you see fit. This post is going to [...]

4 White Hat Link Building Tactics

by Zain Shah October 21st, 2014

Thanks to all of Google's black and white animals (Panda & Penguin), link building has become a very difficult and tedious process. The types and sources of legitimate backlinks are few and far between. Taking any type of shortcut here could very well lead to a penalty from Google. So what can we do as [...]

Great Online Resources for Learning SEO

by Evan VanDerwerker October 17th, 2014

Whether you're planning to hire an agency to boost the search rankings of your website or you're interested in learning to do it yourself, you will quickly find that there is a seemingly-unlimited amount of information related to the practice of search engine optimization. Needless to say, quantity isn't always indicative of quality. Since I [...]

Promoting Local Content For Local Links

by Jon Ball October 9th, 2014

In my experience most businesses in North America undervalue the power of local search. There are approximately 30 million small businesses in the United States and Canada. In Canada, small businesses account for over 98% of all businesses. The beauty of local search is that it often translates into offline purchases, and rather quickly as [...]

How to get rid of bad content

by Lyena Solomon October 7th, 2014

How exciting is it to start fresh? You are looking at your new website – a clean slate – and imagine the possibilities, all the content you can create! So invigorating and exciting! A couple of years later your slate is full of posts, videos, infographics, pages, transcripts, interviews. How would you separate wheat from [...]

How Keyword Ranking Reporting Is Leading You Astray

by Douglas Karr October 1st, 2014

The search engine industry grew to some amazing heights and erupted in a huge variety of keyword research, site analysis tools and rank monitoring platforms. We've tried and tested them all and have honestly been dissatisfied with the majority. Most of them have not kept up with significant algorithm changes and do a poor job [...]

Lost your rankings in Google? Built some dodgy links in the past that you're now worried about? Been a victim of a competitor attack? Google's Penguin update, first released in April 2012 changed the face of link building as we knew it. Prior to that, sites linking to yours did little harm, at least not [...]