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Entries from September 2012

Google Maps Expand Business Interior Photos – What Does This Mean for Your Internet Marketing?

September 20th, 2012 · No Comments

Google has announced that they’re literally going deep into businesses to take photos inside stores and some offices. This means you’ve got to start thinking hard about what prospective customers and clients will be seeing. Your interior must reflect your marketing in detail, although that should be happening already, right? If you’re after upscale clientele, […]

Tags: Google · internet marketing · search engine marketing · search engine news

If You Didn’t Know Already – You Need To Get Social!

September 12th, 2012 · No Comments

Shareaholic, a company that provides social sharing widgets/buttons to websites, has reported Pinterest passing Yahoo to become the 4th biggest source of traffic for its clients. In case you’re wondering, Google is #1, Direct Traffic is #2 and Facebook takes the #3 spot. Now keep in mind that Shareaholic’s client base is about 200,000 websites. […]

Tags: Google · internet marketing · Pinterest · search engine ranking · SEO · Social Media · yahoo

SEO Myth: Ranking in Bing/Yahoo Requires Different SEO Than Google

September 10th, 2012 · No Comments

First, I should be completely honest and say that there are some differences between the search engines. They each have their own unique ranking algorithm and inevitably emphasize certain elements and practices more than another. But, that’s not the whole story, obviously. If you do quality SEO, with quality content that uses your targeted keyphrases […]

Tags: Google · search engine ranking · SEO · SEO Myths & Misconceptions · yahoo

SEO Myth: There’s a Perfect Amount of Text For Rankings

September 9th, 2012 · No Comments

There are SEOs out there who will tell you there’s a certain amount of words or a page length measurement that gets high rankings from Google. They’re either uninformed or they’re flat out lying to you. Here’s what you should know. There is such a thing as too little text or too much. You know […]

Tags: Google · SEO · SEO Myths & Misconceptions

SEO Myths: Targeting Multiple Keyphrases On A Page

September 7th, 2012 · No Comments

Like me, you probably see webpages that obviously are trying to cover all the keyphrases bases, especially on their homepage. It’s clear they’re trying to hit at least 5, 10, sometimes more keywords by stuffing the Page Title, Headings and text to the breaking point trying to get them all in there. Unfortunately, you’re doing […]

Tags: Google · search engine ranking · SEO · SEO Myths & Misconceptions · SEO Tips

SEO Myth: Mass Link Submissions

September 4th, 2012 · No Comments

It sounds so tempting doesn’t it? Just turn over your off-site SEO to an automated service and submit to hundreds of directories in minutes, even seconds. What you’re really doing is begging Google to penalize your site & keep it from ever ranking. It’s like putting a brick wall in front of your store entrance. […]

Tags: Google · search engine ranking · SEO · SEO Myths & Misconceptions · SEO Tips