URLs provide another way of giving search engines (and people) a better understanding of what your pages are about.
Q: How long will it take for my website to rank in Google?
SEO consistently surfaces as a growing priority for small businesses. When small businesses were asked how important SEO was for their business, 53% said “very important”.*
Recent data released shows some significant figures on how consumers use Local Search.
Google has recently rolled out a new format for their local search results. They have changed the way search results are displayed when the search term includes a city and/or state, which will have a direct impact on your business if you target search terms that include physical locations.
Search engine optimized (SEO) press releases are highly beneficial to any web marketing campaign. A properly optimized press release will include credible information as well as your top keywords and links back to your website.
Local Search has truly arrived. Recently Google has re-branded their Local Business Center – now known as Google Places - and rumors abound that Facebook is about to get involved in “Local” in a big way.
The most valuable piece of information you get from an analytics program or SEO service is your website’s monthly statistics. While appearing to be a confusing jumble of numbers, it is important to be able to understand these measures to gauge your own progress. Some basic knowledge about SEO is the key to making sense of it all.
Online Reputation Management (ORM) is the quickest, most effective answer for dealing with bad press that appears on the search engines about you or your company. By pushing negative listings from the front page of Google, Yahoo, and Bing, ORM protects you from the damaging remarks of others.
Don't overlook inbound linking to increase traffic to your site. An inbound link is a hyperlink back to your site from another website. The one constant is that sites with high quality back links rank higher in the search engine results pages.
These links to your site are important because they can:
- Bring potential customers to your site
- Boost the overall number of visitors to your website
- Improve your search engine rankings
Aside from creating useful content that will encourage inbound links, the only way to succeed in linking strategies is by manually creating the links.
Here are 5 important inbound links you should have to your site: