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Linking Your Blog to LinkedIn

Many LinkedIn users do not realize that their blogs can be syndicated to their LinkedIn profile. In order for this to work, your website’s blog has to be based on WordPress or your blog will need to be hosted at WordPress.com.
Simply log in to your LinkedIn profile and select the LinkedIn WordPress Application. Select “Add [...]

Coloring Your Search Engine Ranking Away

Here is a topic that we recently discovered was still a problem… we hoped that such a practice was in the mid-90’s internet graveyard but its still a problem. Blending keyphrases into your website that are invisible to your readers is a technique that makes the Google Bot’s face red and will almost guarantee a [...]

Content Management Systems Become Standard for Search Engine Optimization

When we started this company over five years ago, content management systems were a thorn with which every search engine optimization specialist was constantly coming in contact. Their clunky feature lists and inability to customize individual titles made them a nightmare to deal with and generally resulted in futile optimization efforts.
How the times have changed. [...]

Improving Website Conversion Starts with a Contact Form

If you tuck away the contact form, you are requiring the visitor to make an extra step to contact your company. The average visitor to a website will visit 2.3 pages on your site. This number can be increased if you keep a blog actively updated. However, if the homepage is the first page, the [...]

Robo-Tweeting Helps with SEO

We will admit, Twitter can be a little silly. The constant updating of barmy commentary can be a little maddening, and it’s not exactly the place you would think to plug in your business.
However, Twitter is also filled with real legitimate people. Where there are people, there is an audience and where there is an [...]

Ping Your Blog to Broadcast

One of our favorite features of a blog is its ability to be syndicated to multiple websites to drive links and traffic back to your site.
However, many bloggers are not aware that their blog’s RSS feed needs to get pinged in order to update the entries in Google Blog Search and other blog search engines.
Fortunately [...]

Internet Explorer 6 - Abandoning the Browsasaurus

Internet Explorer 6 is the thorn in the design and programming community that keeps getting sharper. In spite of its constant glitches, website design distortions and a series of other problems, nearly 15% of web surfers (according to w3.org) are still using Internet Explorer 6 (IE6).
The web browser was originally released in 2001, which means [...]

Search Engine Marketing - Not Tonight, I’m Blogging

When it comes to search engine marketing and search engine optimization, blogs may be the greatest invention since caffeine… oh yes, it’s that important. Blogs offer an easy interface that anyone, at any skill level, is able to add content to their website.
In addition, others who like the content can simply plug the RSS feed [...]

Consistency Causes Consistent Search Engine Marketing Success

You know that room in your house that doesn’t have carpet? The muscle car in the garage that will never be a hotrod? Or the patch of dirt and weeds in your backyard that was supposed to be a garden?
Taking on your own search engine optimization will probably yield the same results.
By now, most people [...]

Let Go of the Champagne and Get Back to Blogging

It is always difficult to maintain your routine blogging throughout the holidays but now, its time to let go of the champagne and dessert and get back to blogging.
Blogging, be it on your web site, social networks, or third party providers (blogger.com, wordpress.com, etc) is a great way to position yourself as an authority in [...]

The Power of Multiple Blogs - On Site and Off

If you have a web site, you absolutely need an on site blog. Your search engine optimization company should have set one up. This keeps your web site fresh, dynamic, and search engine friendly.
But does it help to also have blogs on Wordpress.com, Blogger.com, and other third party blog web sites? It turns out, yes [...]

SEO and Information - The Two Powers Combined

One of the best ways to convert visitors into customers is by offering free information. A downloadable guide relevant to your business is like a digital business card.
Speaking from first hand experience, visitors will become customers with a company that positions themselves as an authority in their field. By writing an Ebook or guide, you [...]

On Site Blogs Verses Blogger for Search Engine Optimization

Blogs are great ways to increase web traffic, business loyalty and can be a helpful tool in your search engine optimization effort. However, if you are using a third party blog service, you may not be getting the full benefit.

Blogs are everywhere. From the political to the informational, if you can think of a genre, [...]

Writing Blog Entries

Blog entries on your onsite blog keeps your visitors informed on basic related information, company news, and industry news.

Blogs are unique in that they can be used as promotional machines and informational sources. You should submit a blog entry at least once every three days to keep the information fresh so that your users will [...]

Submit Your Blog to Share Your Content

Having a blog on your web site is a great way to get traffic by attracting your users with fresh, relevant content. However, your blog’s ability to get people to your web site doesn’t stop with it just being indexed by Google, Yahoo, SpivO, Accoona, Ask, and Live.com.

On the web, search engines have been popping [...]