By now most online business owners have heard that the major search engines like to ‘mix it up a bit’ from time to time. This ‘mix up’ is called an ‘algorithm shift.’ One day your keywords are ranking well and seemingly, the next they’re nowhere to be found on the first two pages. What’s going on and what to do
Let’s begin with a bit of history; Search Engine Optimization initially started its debut on the Internet during the 1990’s, the term “Search Engine Optimization” was introduced by an Internet Marketing Group during the year of 1997 in an effort to define the steps needed to improve Search Engine Positioning.
There are several obvious ways to answer this question, which I will go through quickly, but I am most thinking about the not so obvious answers. The very obvious answer is that you can measure the value of a ranking, in its raw form, as exactly how many sales/leads you derived from that exact ranking and the long tail searches from the root of the term.
Finding a great SEO company that is going to propel your website into the first couple pages of the Google search results is one of the best investments that you will ever make for your online business or website. When you have traffic to your website, sales are not too far behind. If you do not have the traffic you need to your site then you are missing out on potential sales as well as future clients and repeat business.
Article Marketing has become a big topic of conversation in the Internet world in the past 12 months. Adding it to your SEO campaign is a great addition to your already working optimizations and is proving to give even the best running SEO campaigns that extra push.
The most valuable Search Engine Optimization technique (SEO) is content quality. Great quality content does a lot of the heavy lifting for SEO. The search engines look for many elements when determining the authority of your site for specific search terms and phrases. How does a computer determine if a website has good quality information on it about the target search terms?
In China, 2011 was the Year of the Rabbit. If you run a small online business however, 2011 was most likely the Year of the Panda, algorithm that is. From early February many small business owners, regardless of specialty, endured Google’s rankings rollercoaster. For undisclosed reasons search engines (SEs) sporadically (and without warning) tweak their algorithms.
Most people think of a Press release and think it is just a simple newsletter announcing some promotion or new product. Well, it is, but it is so much more than that. A Press Release can be a powerful tool that assists in SEO link building, brand awareness, as well as opens up opportunities for great sales leads.
With the recent housing market crash looming not really that far behind us, and the unsettling stock market that so many people lost their shirts on, you have to wonder or ask yourself where you should be putting your money, and what is a good solid investment? I can’t advise you on how good an... Read More
Ethical Search Engine Optimization in my opinion is the only way to do Search Engine Optimization if you sincerely care about your business, your brand and at the end of the day your revenue stream coming into your company. While some of you may know, some may not, there is White Hat SEO, which is Ethical Search Engine Optimization, and there is Black Hat SEO which is doing things the wrong way.