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Essential Technical SEO Tips for Your Business Blog

One of the most versatile marketing tools that you have available is your blog. It’s great for building your brand and growing an audience, but people don’t really realize how it can build traffic to your website. When running a website, organic traffic is one of your best assets, and if you can consistently develop…

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How to Migrate a Site to a New Domain Without Losing Your SEO Rankings

Changing the domain name of your website can have huge repercussions for your SEO. This is because your domain is linked to several metrics: Trust Domain authority Domain age Pagerank Backlinks This will all get erased if you improperly move your domain. The good thing is that this doesn’t have to be the case. Basic…

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When Should You Start Seeing Results from Your SEO Campaign?

SEO can be tricky. Traffic is a necessary element when it comes to seeing success for your website. In many ways, it’s the most important element; without traffic, your website is almost useless. For this reason, people get restless. If you’ve hired a company to handle your SEO, or if you’ve chosen the do-it-yourself route,…

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How to Use Local SEO to Rank for Multiple Locations

Local SEO, all thing considered, is a relatively simple form of online marketing. Local SEO is critical because… Consumers tend to include the geographical locations in their search queries The location of your business is factored into Google’s algorithm Local businesses are perceived to be better than large corporations Less competition than national SEO We’ve…

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The 7 Deadly Sins: Sneaky Broken Links and Images

The other posts in our Deadly Sins series dealt with errors in judgment or principle. Overstuffing your web page with keywords probably seems like a good idea if you aren’t acquainted with Google’s policies. The Deadly Sin that we’re going to talk about today, on the other hand, is far from an intentional mistake. It’s…

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The 3rd Deadly Sin of SEO: Poor On-Page Optimization

We’re going to deal with one of the most common missteps in SEO: Poor on-page optimization. Done incorrectly, it can totally deflate your optimization efforts. This Deadly Sin is usually comprised of seemingly small mistakes that have big consequences. You’ll find many small business websites that are littered with these mistakes, but that doesn’t mean…

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3 Steps to Ensure Long-Term SEO Success

Depending on your strategy, search engine optimization can be the cause for either frustration or celebration. It’s tricky, as there are so many traps that you can fall into, and it’s easy to get swayed by the near-endless amount of tactics and tips that float around the internet. But it’s like trying to drive cross-country…

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The 2nd Deadly Sin of SEO: Keyword Stuffing

It is no secret that your keyword selection is an indispensable asset to your SEO. The keywords that you select, and how you use them, have a direct effect on your SEO rankings. Search marketers have long understood this, and have used it to their advantage. Search marketers have also exploited this. They packed their…

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The Deadly Sins of SEO: Over-Optimization of the Anchor Text

Note: This is part 1 of our “Deadly Sins of SEO Series” When a new Google algorithm update gets unleashed unto the public, search marketers tend to cringe in fear. A great deal of SEOs have been hammered by updates that crushed their rankings. Rankings that may have taken months, or even years, to attain…

WordPress SEO

4 Dynamic Tips to Boost the SEO of Your WordPress Site

WordPress sites are more SEO-friendly than sites on other platforms. Matt Cutts said it himself. But that doesn’t mean that WordPress is a ready-to-use, “out of the box” SEO solution. WordPress, though an extremely easy to use CMS, cannot be used on autopilot. You will still have to do some onsite optimization to really start…

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How to Build a Long-Lasting Local Link Building Strategy

It is no secret that the best way to dominate your competitors is through local SEO. Often enough, the most relevant, targeted customers can be gained through a local search campaign. It is also no secret that backlinks are still a powerful ranking factor, even in 2014. But some backlinks are better than others. Getting…

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The Four Keys to Having a High-Performing Google+ Local Page

The importance of reaching Google’s 1st page becomes more apparent. 59% of consumers use Google monthly to find a local business. If you are not actively trying to climb to the 1st page, then you are neglecting a major piece in the digital marketing puzzle. The truth is that you should have been improving your…