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How Social Media Affects SEO Part II

A few weeks ago we posted Part I of How Social Media Affects SEO and demystified the often misunderstood notion of how social media can benefit an SEO strategy. Having lots of social media activity will not have a direct impact on your search rankings, but it will have a positive indirect effect. Some of […]

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Ecommerce Success Hinges on Good Design During Checkout

Good design is vital to the success of an e-commerce website. The last thing you want is to do is lose a sale because the checkout process was too confusing for the customer. It’s important that your customer knows where they are, where they need to go, and what they are buying every step of […]

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Will Your Non-Mobile Friendly Website Cause Your Search Results to Suffer?

It’s no surprise that search on mobile devices is a growing trend considering that over 1.8 billion people own a smartphone (according to Smart Insights). Web developers have been prioritizing creating websites that are mobile-friendly for several years now, but with Google’s recent announcement about making mobile-friendliness a ranking signal, compliance is no longer optional. […]

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Web Design Mistakes That Could Ruin Your User’s Experience

Anytime you undergo a new website design, it’s a huge undertaking. There’s so much to think about including (but not limited to) your goals, messaging, functionality, design, and search engine optimization. When getting caught up in all of these details, it’s so easy to forget the fundamentals. Read on to learn some simple, yet often […]

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How Social Media Affects SEO – Part I

We all know that content is king when it comes to ranking high in search engines, and that most businesses are using social media to push content, but do you know specifically how social media affects search engine optimization? You’re probably saying, “link building of course!” While link building is definitely an important goal of […]

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Consider SEO Before and After a Website Redesign

When a client tells an SEO that they are going to redesign their website, generally the SEO’s first thought is ‘How will the redesign effect the SEO work already done?’ and ‘When does the redesign launch’ because there is a lot of work to do beforehand to maintain a sites performance, especially if it is […]

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How Long Does SEO Take To Start Working?

Having provided SEO services for more than 10 years, the one question I get asked the most is ‘How long will it take for the SEO to work?’, or ‘when can I expect to rank at the top of search engines?’ While I would love to answer confidently with ‘tomorrow’, that is never the case, […]

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Refresh Your Website Design Using These 5 Techniques

For busy small business owners, website design and functionality probably falls at the bottom of the priority list. It works, displays your phone number, email address, and location information and some static photos – so why should spending money or time on refreshing or reviewing a website design be a priority when there are so […]

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What is SEO / Search Engine Optimization?

You may have heard the terms SEO or Search Engine Optimization from a marketer or internet marketing professional. You may even understand a little about it. In layman’s terms, SEO is the acronym for “search engine optimization.” It is the process of gaining Internet traffic from free, organic, editorial or natural search results produced by […]

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Reasons Why You Should Include Citations in an SEO Plan

There are so many to do’s when it comes to putting together an SEO strategy and plan. Some things are more time-consuming and difficult than others. Gaining citations, which is sometimes incorrectly confused with getting links or link building, are a simple and easy way for small local businesses to increase their rankings with the […]

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