Basic SEO for Images, Videos, Vlogs, and Podcasts

In my first post on SEO basics, Getting Started with SEO: Some Basic Principles, I touched briefly on why SEO for images is important....more
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Google Updates Spam Detection For Reviews, Warns SEOs

Did you hear?From the horse's mouth: ...more

Putting Your Customer at Ease with Simple Tracking

We have been running our social media marketing agency for the better part of ten years and we have had to adapt to many changes. However, the one thing that NEVER changes is the customer’s concern for ROI and results....more
I am always amazed to see how many webmasters don't track or even have the slightest idea on how ...more

Getting Started with SEO: Some Basic Principles

SEO, or search engine optimization, is a topic I get asked about by nearly every client, and many people who cross my path and learn I’m a web designer and blogger. People are simply mystified by SEO, and truly believe that it gives websites a super magical power. I think this is due to the vast amount of information (much of it conflicting) available on the internet. ...more
So I have to write my title differently and add different dashes, etc?  Forgive me, but I'm ...more

Are Google SEO, EMD & Panda Updates Driving You Crazy?…Don’t Let Them!

 Google keeps rolling out new updates for SEO, including new EMD and Panda algorithms, and it can literally drive you crazy.It doesn’t have to!What does the user of a search engine and a reader want when finding a website? They want good and relevant content to their search…it’s that simple.Content, content, content is your winner every time. READ MORE >>...more

SEO in 2013 and the Importance of AuthorRank

One of the biggest trends we are going to see changing SEO for this coming year is AuthorRank. If you have heard of Pagerank, you have an idea of what sort of tool this is. AuthorRank won’t be a replacement for Pagerank, rather used to inform Pagerank, in the hopes of enabling Google to rank quality content more appropriately. The most important changes are;...more
Great information and insight  --  I currently have over 9000 people who have me in there ...more

SEO/Analytics Chat Recap

I love the ladies of Shades of Social Media. They are so encouraging and knowledgeable!...more

Freaky Social Media Branding Techniques for Halloween

Many of us love walking or driving around during the holidays to see all of the decorations up at homes and in stores. It makes us feel united, festive and nostalgic. It only makes sense to bring those same uniting feelings to your online community....more

Takeaways from PubCon Las Vegas 2012 

As usual PubCon day 2 was jam-packed full of information. Also known as the “Premier Search and Social Media Conference,” everything from social media to search engines and online advertising were discussed. So what did we learn while attending? Below is a recap as well as some of the highlights from the day....more