In this article, we present 10 SEO myths and other useful information to help you focus on the most important areas to gain high-quality organic traffic to your website.
If you want to attract online clients looking for local experts in your business, your online presence must be crafted with a local search strategy in mind.
When Google began conducting search over SSL, all referral data relating to search is now hidden, including the keywords data that we covet so dearly.
Guy Kawasaki: How to Use Social Media as an Evangelist for Your Business and Here's How I Did It!
Why stop with these three cities? What about Maui, Miami Beach, Pebble Beach? You can live everywhere and anywhere all at once. Sounds too good to be true? Well, it’s not if you know a little secret.
Take a look at susansworkreview.com. Notice anything odd? Look more closely in the right column ‘about me’ section. Still don’t see it? I’m going to go out on a limb and guess that Susan is living in the very town where you are sitting right now. Am I right? I know this because her website tells me that she’s living right down the street from me, and it also says she’s down the street from you.
Linkbaiting. Sounds like another one of those nefarious techniques employed by slimmy web-spammers used to fool Google into believing that a site has more links than it really should with the goal of getting better rankings. In fact, it’s exactly the opposite. Eric Ward has an excellent post which explains it in depth (note: Eric is a true pioneer who I worked with many years ago on some web press releases through his URLwire service and received excellent results for my projects!).
Linkbaiting in a nutshell is a way to generate what I call “honest” links. Other folks will link to you because they WANT to link to you, not because you are paying them to link to your site, spamming them with comments or agreeing to exchange links.
Sounds pretty straightforward, but you might be wondering “why would someone want to link with me? What do I have to offer?” Well boys and girls, you need to give people a reason to link to you. (more…)