Google's Manual Actions Guide (& How To Revoke Them)

Google has little tolerance for websites that spam the Internet. Once you cross the line, you're treated like a criminal who committed a spammy crime.

As punishment you'll be sent to cyber jail through a manual action; a hefty Google penalty.

Just [...]

By |August 12th, 2015|SEO|Comments Off on Google's Manual Actions Guide (& How To Revoke Them)

The Benefits Of Ranking For Long Tail Keywords

In the last few years, we have seen several major algorithm updates that impacted the organic rankings for many websites. Some of those impacts were quite negative where many websites that had enjoyed high page 1 rankings in the search [...]

By |August 7th, 2015|SEO|2 Comments

How To Use Your Competitors To Improve Your Marketing

Whether you're an affiliate, an in-house SEO, a consultant at an agency, or running your own business, there is much you can learn from your competitors.

Similar to athletes, entrepreneurs and successful businessmen, learning from the competition can [...]

By |July 31st, 2015|SEO|3 Comments

Seasonal SEO 101: Look Ahead Without Fear

It starts off innocent enough.

You're in a marketing meeting with your team, discussing SEO performance of your site and you're asked about what to expect in the next year.

You panic.

You freeze.

You start to sweat.

You know SEO can change at any [...]

By |July 23rd, 2015|SEO|7 Comments

Overlooked Critical Factors For The Organic Success Of Your Site

If you run any type of business, chances are you have some sort of internet presence, or at least you should. Problem is, enhancing your presence can become a little tricky given that Google utilizes over 200 ranking signals in [...]

By |July 17th, 2015|SEO|1 Comment

The Ultimate Video Marketing ROI Cheat Sheet (Part 1)

No matter what you do, your job is to tell your story - Gary Vaynerchuk

As usual, Gary V. is RIGHT. The following stats prove it.

52% of marketers worldwide believe that video best ROI compared to other types of digital content [...]

By |July 7th, 2015|Analytics & ROI Analysis, SEO|1 Comment

Site-Wide Title Width Calculator For SEO (Google Pixel SERPs)

Search engines "cut-off" titles that are too long. This can lead to the rather unfortunate consequence that your most important information in your titles and descriptions are not visible in organic search resuls leading to fewer clicks.

Used to be that [...]

By |June 30th, 2015|SEO|4 Comments

3 Easy To Implement Google Tips For Local Businesses

Local SEO puts your business in front of potential customers ready to hire or buy services like yours within your geographical area.

I will teach you three tips that help you gain visibility in search engines. These tips are extremely easy [...]

By |June 15th, 2015|Local Search, SEO|2 Comments

How To Choose The Best Page To Optimize For Your Keyword

I'm going to share a SEO tool that I personally use to help identify the ideal page to work on to improve ranking for specific keywords.

After you've completed keyword research and uncovered the top words and phrases that you want [...]

By |June 8th, 2015|SEO|13 Comments

Where And How To Build Links

With Google penalising websites with bad backlink profiles and 'spammy' link building tactics, it is important to steer clear of any underhand methods that put you at risk.

Today, link building should all be about creating relationships, PR and increasing the [...]

By |May 27th, 2015|SEO|2 Comments