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Tag Archives: Search Engine Optimization

SEO through 2013 – Q. What’s New? A. Everything!

2013 was a turbulent year in the world of search to put it mildly. According to Moz’s tally there have been 13 officially acknowledged updates to Google’s algorithms alone and who knows how many more that have happened behind Google’s increasingly closed doors. There was widespread speculation of 2 other unnamed updates in late-July and […]

Bing Rankings Need Love Too

Google has ruled our ranking efforts for quite some time now, and for good reason. With almost 70% of the search market share, it has had us jumping at its every request for quality, quality, quality. While I don’t think anyone is disputing the fact Google does bring in the most traffic (and quality is […]

Duplicate Content: The Silent (Rankings) Killer

One of the beauties of being an SEO account manager is that I am constantly observing the search engine health of multiple websites. The advantage of this, over say just someone managing their own, is that I am able to track trends and see bigger patterns with what Google is liking and what it may […]

What is Social Bookmarking?

When talking about SEO and search engine marketing, the term “social bookmarking” gets bandied about a lot. So what exactly is social bookmarking and how can it help your site rank better on Google? Social bookmarking has been around since the 90s and is an online service that allows users to create, edit and share […]

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 […]

You’ve Got Mail! (from Google Webmaster Tools)

Look familiar? When you log into your Google Webmaster Tools account, there may be messages waiting for you with this ominous-looking warning sign.

Bing It On – The Real Results!

Amid a large TV campaign, is working to prove that ‘’ is worth much more than it’s all time high of 16.7%, which pales in comparison to Google’s mighty 67.5%.  A tall order indeed. (apparently in an impartial test, 52% of users preferred Bing) I played around with today to figure out which […]

Sins of Search Engine Optimization

If there is one absolute truth about search engine optimization, it’s that there are no absolutes in search engine optimization. Seriously, if you want a good mental image of what search engine optimization can be like, try to imagine that you are walking a tight rope while trying to balance a Tasmanian devil on your […]

Play Nice with Penguin

On April 24, 2012, Google updated their algorithm under the not-so-ominous codename “Penguin”. Penguin targets websites that violate Google’s Webmaster Guidelines. But what does that actually mean? As an SEO Manager, here are some ways I’ve seen Penguin alter the search engine optimization landscape: Metadata It has become increasingly important to make title tags and meta descriptions […]

SEO: If You Don’t Know, Ask a Pro!

Being from the Land of Lincoln, I would like to start by wishing a very happy Birthday to the Fore Father of fashion, The Pioneer of Pizzazz, Honest Abe! Without Mr. Lincoln (and Frosty), stovepipe hats would be nearly obsolete today! I tip my hat to you, dear Abe! Okay, time to get down to some more […]

What’s That? SEO Chat – Canonicalization

Jason and Richie from SEOhaus speak a bit about domain essentials: Canonicalization. For more information on SEO, or to see what SEOhaus can do for you, visit us at

What’s That? SEO Chat — Google Analytics & Webmaster Tools