I recently did a site audit for a client who was wondering why they were having a hard time showing up in Google. When I read through the information they sent me and took a quick look at their website, it was obvious to me what the problem was: They simply didn’t deserve to be

On May 30th, Google announced the release of Google+ Local, replacing Google Places and adding several important upgrades including social features and Zagat reviews. The new Google+ Local pages will be indexed and show up in search results, so optimization and reviews will play an important role in future SEO strategy. This means a significant

Want to learn how to perform better in search results? If so, now Google can be your teacher. Google launched its Webmaster Academy to help website owners do well in the search engines and grow their businesses. The Academy is an all-inclusive resource that provides webmasters with the tools they need to establish a web

Ever wondered why your website is not on the top Google results page for your prized keywords? The answer lies in website popularity. Top Positioning and the Google Algorithm Google gauges website and webpage popularity, also called authority, by links from other websites. PageRank is Google’s evaluation of the popularity of a webpage. Webpage positioning

YouTube Marketing Tips That Work

Sunday, 17 June 2012 by

YouTube is already become one of the most popular websites on the internet and people admit that they spend hours on the video sharing site that has millions of views on a daily basis. The site continues to grow and people are now able to use YouTube marketing tips that work for their own benefit.

It’s that time again…Google’s monthly list is out, and compared to last month, it is much tamer. There are some notable topics worth mentioning, though. And you may want to listen up if your site was affected by the recent Penguin update. Backlinks Google made changes to its backlinking spam signals. Better application of inorganic

Are you a fan of the hit ABC shows Bachelor, Bachelorette, or Bachelor Pad? If so, you’re more than likely aware of Steve Carbone, AKA Reality Steve, the popular blogger who provides exclusive details and spoilers about the shows and their contestants. Despite his fame among his fans, the production companies behind these shows do

It seems that Google’s decision to replace its star rating system with Zagat scores for local search results isn’t a huge hit with some businesses. Do you like Google’s new approach to local business ratings? Let us know in the comments. Last month, Google revealed what appears to be the primary reason it acquired Zagat,

Google has announced that it’s rolling out Google+ Local, which it bills as “a simple way to discover and share local information”. Google is finally revealing just what it’s going to do with it’s Zagat acquisition, as Google+ Local features Zagat scores, as well as recommendations from Google+ connections. “Since Zagat joined the Google family