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Tag Archives: optimization

Disavowing One Day at a Time

Disavow. After almost a year, it remains to be the hot topic in the SEO world, and continues to be the subject of many group discussions/headbangings here at SEOhaus. Jori and Brian have shared their thoughts with the blog world along with many other SEO professionals, but questions seem to remain the same: how does […]

Google Webmaster Tools Part 1: Links Still Count

I often times wonder what it would be like to work at Google. With blog after blog dedicated to its every move, it would have to be amusing to watch as people speculate if and when there were updates and what every little change it makes means. I recently had this thought when the industry […]

Competing with the Locals: How to Optimize Your Online Business

As local business starts to dominate Page 1 of Google, optimizing for local search results has quickly become the new hot topic in internet marketing. While the brick and mortars may feel like they have finally caught a break, this new trend can have online retailers feeling a little left out. How does one compete […]

How Does SEO Work?

From optimizing meta tags to keyword placement, there is a lot of talk on this blog that covers the ins, outs, and intricacies of Search Engine Optimization. However, as we find ourselves at the beginning of a New Year, perhaps now is a great time to return to fundamentals and discuss a pretty important question: […]

Anchors Away! Anchor Text and Its Effect on SEO

As the search engine behemoth Google continues to refine its approach to evaluating sites, many developers are left in the dark about the strategies, penalties, and criteria being employed to rank websites. With user experience becoming an increasingly more salient method for assessing a web page’s value, relevance, or popularity, Google continues to re-structure its […]

Google’s Over SEO Penalty: What Good Sites Have & Don’t Have

At the South By Southwest (SXSW) conference in Austin, Texas during an open panel entitled “Dear Google & Bing: Help Me Rank Better!” Google’s engineer Matt Cutts hinted at a new Over SEO penalty (at the 16:09 mark) that (if not already) will be implemented into their algorithm VERY soon. He called it “leveling the […]

Tips to Maintain SEO Rankings when Rebuilding a Website

Often times, our clients decide to build a brand new website, but don’t want to lose the SEO rankings we’ve obtained for them. So they ask us for SEO advice to prevent any lost in positions &/or traffic. Most of the time, a complete web re-design is good for SEO as long as you remember […]