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Search Engine Optimization

Why No One Can Guarantee First Page Rankings

“Guaranteed First Page Ranking!” If you’re looking for a digital marketing agency to handle your SEO, you’ve probably come upon a few that make this claim. You might have even seen the question, “Can you guarantee first page rankings?” in lists of questions to ask prospective SEO consultants. When buying a refrigerator, a guarantee is [...]

By |September 16th, 2021|Categories: Search Engine Optimization, SEO|

How to Perform Guest Post Outreach Without Sounding Like a Goober

If you run a website, you’ve probably received countless emails from people offering to write for your blog. (And if you haven’t, well, you probably will at some point.) Guest posting is a classic SEO strategy, but if we’re being real, a lot of the guest post outreach emails rub people the wrong way. They [...]

Update, Delete, or Redirect: Dealing With Old, Low-Traffic Blog Posts

If you’ve had your blog for a while, it’s very likely that you have some posts in your archives that make you cringe. It may be tempting to hit “delete” on each of them and send them into the dustbin of history, but wait! Some of them might have the potential to add value to [...]

11 Common Mistakes That Sabotage Local Google Rankings

Most businesses are sabotaging their local Google rankings and the worst part is they don't even realize it... Are You Sabotaging Your Google Rankings? Go through this list like a checklist to determine if you're sabotaging your own Google rankings. We frequently complete SEO audits and nearly 100% of the businesses we review are making at least [...]

3 Reasons to Start SEO Now vs. Later

I recently had an interesting conversation with a business owner who wanted to start working on search engine optimization (SEO), but her husband (the other owner) didn't agree.  This was one of those classic sales problems that I'm sure you're well aware of. The husband didn't see the value in SEO because currently all of [...]

Answers to 4 Frequently Asked Questions About Local SEO

What is local SEO and how is it different from regular website SEO? That's one of four frequently asked questions that I'm going to answer in this article to help you determine whether local SEO is a good fit for your business and get you moving in the right direction to improve your rankings. But [...]

Everything You Need to Know About E-A-T for SEO

We all have that one relative who makes every holiday awkward by bringing up conspiracy theories over dinner. “It’s true, just Google it!” they insist. Unfortunately, there are a lot of people in this world who believe everything they read, which is why Google is putting an increasing emphasis on E-A-T—Expertise, Authoritativeness, and Trustworthiness. In [...]

By |July 16th, 2021|Categories: Search Engine Optimization, SEO|

The 16-Minute SEO Audit

With SEO, the devil is in the detail. And if you're familiar with SEO, then you know there are unfortunately a lot of details! That's why you must use a checklist to pinpoint problems preventing your website from ranking high in Google.  It's simply impossible to remember every little detail if you try to wing [...]

Answer to Your #1 Question About Online Marketing

I recently reviewed a survey we conducted, where we asked small business owners this question: "What's your #1 question about online marketing?" As I combed through the questions, I realized there was a common theme.  A lot of the questions focused on the one thing to do, or the one tactic to use to get [...]

3 Key Factors to Be Successful With SEO

I have a distinct memory in high school when one of my friends held up a wrapper that had the company's website printed on it and we all thought it was so funny for a company to have a website.  I mean, what was the point?  Who was going to visit a company's website? Granted, [...]

By |March 28th, 2021|Categories: Search Engine Optimization, SEO|
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