SEO

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 [...]

5 Reasons Why SEO Is a Great Investment for Your Business

SEO is not only necessary for your business, it's one of the greatest investments that you can make. You can think of SEO like investing money in a 401K for your business -- it's money that will gain value over time and remain in your account. Similarly, by investing in SEO you create long-term value [...]

By |November 25th, 2022|Categories: SEO|

How to Survive & Thrive at SEO as a Small Business Owner

Small business owners have a lot on their plates. If you’re like most, your business got its start as a passion project, and as it becomes more successful, you find yourself wearing more hats. Suddenly, you’re an HR manager, accountant, and digital marketer in addition to doing the core work of your business. When it [...]

By |November 14th, 2022|Categories: Search Engine Optimization, SEO|

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 |November 11th, 2022|Categories: Search Engine Optimization, SEO|

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 [...]

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 that took advantage of Google’s lack of sophistication can now haunt you by undermining Google’s trust in your site. [...]

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, tractors, [...]

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 [...]

What Is Duplicate Content In SEO? How to Find It and Fix It

Duplicate content is when a webpage or piece of content has the same (or substantially similar) wording as another page on your website. This is bad for your SEO, because Google won’t be able to understand which version of that content is the original one or most relevant to a user searching for it. Duplicate [...]

By |September 8th, 2022|Categories: SEO|

What Is Black Hat SEO? How to Identify and Avoid It

Wondering why your website isn’t showing up on Google? It could be because of black hat SEO. Black hat SEO is the unethical side of search engine optimization. It’s any set of techniques that are used in place of a user’s experience and their trust in search engines. Black hat SEO strategies are used to [...]

By |September 2nd, 2022|Categories: SEO|
Go to Top