Mobile Search Reaches 60%

mobile search

Mobile searches have overtaken Google searches on traditional devices like laptops and desktop computers. In fact, according to Google, more than half of all Google search queries are sent from mobile devices, which includes smartphones, tablets, and similar devices. In fact, a Hitwise report concluded that mobile searches in the US account for roughly 58% […]

What an SEO Professional Actually Does

A lot of small business owners have similar questions regarding SEO (Search Engine Optimization). But this term has been overused and abused to the point it has started to lose the purity of its meaning. And some people that refer to themselves as “SEO professionals” can’t genuinely help small businesses market their products and services. […]

Google News and Updates on Accelerated Mobile Pages

Staying current with the latest search engine updates is the only way to survive in the constantly changing world of SEO and SEM. And late in 2015, Google released news that accelerated mobile pages would become a ranking signal that, in part, determine a website’s overall ranking in the SERPs. However, there are many benefits […]

WordPress: The Best Platform for SEO

Wordpress for SEO

With each passing month, there seems to be more and more content management systems and web platforms popping up on the Internet. They all seem to make big promises to offer top-of-the-line SEO while still being extremely easy to use. Unfortunately, they talk big and act small. Some of them are decent, but many of […]

Google Plus and SEO Tools

Last week I spoke at the St Louis Social Group meetup about Google Plus, and I also dropped a few quick SEO tools that I like to use on them as well. If you missed the presentation, that’s ok, you can watch the whole thing right here!

The Steps to SEO Success in 2014

Plan for 2014

Christmas is over, the family has headed back home, and the new year is looming ever closer. The last week of the year typically is when we reflect on how the year went, what we did right (and wrong), and what were the biggest successes and failures were. As you reflect, I want to make […]

Link Building Myths

Link Building Myths

Its funny how things change. Two years ago, 90% of SEOs were telling their clients to build links – lots of links – and to do it by whatever means necessary. I have to admit, early on I even fell into this line of thinking, because it worked. Automated software could easily build you an […]

WordPress SEO: 5 Steps to Getting Started

Wordpress SEO

Business owners: Is your WordPress website a piece of junk? There’s nothing more frustrating than building a website and having it sit there, not generating any leads.  I can’t imagine how frustrating it would be, after spending a lot of money on a site, for it to just waste away. And why is that one […]

Keep Your Foot on the Gas

Everyone knows that losing weight takes time.  It’s not something that you can decide to do and it just happens after a few minutes on a treadmill.  It’s the application of constant pressure to your muscles that makes them stronger.  And that constant pressure makes your body start to burn its fat reserves – thus […]

Ten Signs Your SEO Guy is a Dunce

Hiring a qualified SEO isn’t an easy task. Finding one that’s honest, current and capable can be a bit of a daunting task.  Here are ten things that will help you decide if the guy you hired (or are thinking about hiring) is really up to par. Link Building He Recommends an Article Marketing Strategy Gone […]