When it comes to blogging for small businesses, the reaction to this traffic generating activity usually falls into two camps. One the one hand, you have people who get bad flashbacks from midterms in high school or college where they had to sweat out writing a term paper. On the other hand, you have people who are more than willing and ready ...Continue Reading → Share
First, let me get the bad news out of the way. Social media signals, whether in the form of social media shares on Facebook, re-tweets, favorites, Google+ postings, +1s, are not going to give you any SEO benefits. Google is on the record as saying that it doesn’t factor in these signals in how to rank your web page or website for your target keywords. Let’s get that out of the way.
With that said, your website can still benefit from ...Continue Reading → Share
Did you know that every single day, over two million pieces of online content are produced and shared on the internet? Think about that. Two million pieces. We’re talking blog posts, website pages, and website content in all its forms. That’s two million pieces of competing content being cranked out every single day.
It’s too easy for your own blog posts ...Continue Reading → Share
If you’re reading this blog post, you probably already know that SEO in the year 2014 going forward is all about social media outreach. It’s all about building relationships with other websites so your site can have the niche-targeted and highly relevant back link footprint it needs to dominate search engine results.
This is easy to say, but it’s quite a tall ...Continue Reading → Share
Backlinks are important when it comes to search engine optimization. Search engines use backlinks and other signals in determining how high to rank your website for certain keyword queries. It’s important to know that the higher the quality of the backlinks you get, the higher you will rank on Google. However, you have to solve one huge problem: how do you get high quality backlinks? The good news is ...Continue Reading → Share
Reverse Engineer Their Backlinks
Search engines, in the United States at least, still use backlinks as ranking signals. You need backlinks to rank for your website’s target keywords. The problem is, merely building more backlinks doesn’t necessarily mean you will rank higher. You shouldn’t focus just on the quantity of your backlinks. While quantity does matter, quality matters more. It is not uncommon for websites with only a ...Continue Reading → Share