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SEO Audit Checklist: 15 On-Page Factors to Boost Your Rankings

Over the years, we've conducted hundreds of search engine optimization audits. And in the process, we've found that the vast majority of websites have several problems preventing them from ranking well in the search engines. So, I thought it would be helpful to provide a list of the major factors we review when auditing client [...]

3 Marathon Takeaways to Help You Create Your Marketing Plan

This Sunday is the 2019 New York City marathon. Although I'm not running in this year's race, I ran the NYC marathon back in 2015.     I went through my old notes from the time, and I had 3 major takeaways from my training and race experience. There are a lot of similarities between [...]

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4 Scary SEO Tactics That Will Forever Haunt Your SEO

Google and other search engines are constantly tweaking their underlying code and architecture. This means that SEO strategy is a moving target, and rankings are always in flux. And in fact, common but bygone SEO strategies which took advantage of Google’s lack of sophistication can now haunt you by undermining Google’s trust of your site. [...]

15 Stats That Prove Google Ads Are A Great Investment For Your Business

Not sure whether Google Ads (formerly Google AdWords) are a good investment for your business? Then consider the 15 stats below, which I organized around frequently-asked questions (FAQs) that I hear from business owners.   First things first, if you're considering search engine advertising, then you need to answer this FAQ...   Are My Customers [...]

A Guide To The Google Ads Universe

When you think of Google Ads (AKA Google AdWords), then where do you picture the ads?  My guess is you immediately think of the ads on Google.com.  Do a search in Google and you'll typically see 3-4 ads at the top of the page that look strikingly similar to the organic results, except for the [...]

10 Quotes To Guide Your SEO Strategy

One of the best things about the internet is instant access to just about any information you need.  This is especially true when researching search engine optimization (SEO). However, not all information found online is created equal and it's easy to get pushed and pulled in the wrong direction.  To help you cut through all [...]

3 SEO Tips from My Adventures in a Pumpkin Patch

When my son was just a few months old, I drove the family up to a farm in Connecticut to find the perfect pumpkins.  I remember as soon as we pulled into the "parking lot" it was clear we weren't the only ones with that brilliant idea.  The farm was jam packed with kids, parents, [...]

7 Steps to Set Up a Google Ads Campaign

Google Ads (formerly known as Google AdWords) are one of the best advertising options online. 3.5 billion Google searches are made every day, and that's why Google Ads are a great way to get your website in front of the eyes of your consumers. Did you know that for every $1 spent on Google Ads, the [...]

[Google Ads Case Study] How to Increase Revenue & Decrease Cost at the Same Time

You've probably heard the following quote attributed to John Wanamaker, "Half the money I spend on advertising is wasted; the trouble is I don't know which half." While that may have been true for John, that doesn't have to be the case anymore.  When Google Ads campaigns are set up correctly, it's possible to see [...]

Google Adds Checklist: 9 Key PPC Search Campaign Settings

I just setup a Google Ads (formerly known as Google AdWords) campaign for a client, and I've decided to share our Google Ads Checklist because I think you'll benefit from it when setting up a new campaign. If you're about to launch a new Google Ads PPC search campaign, then there are 9 key settings [...]