• Why Bounce Rate Can Help SEO

    Written by: Jason Bayless | April 29, 2015

    One of the most undervalued and underestimated metrics of any site’s SEO strategy is the website’s ‘bounce rate‘. What is bounce rate and why does it matter? First, you need to know the definition of the word ‘bounce’ in terms of SEO. ‘Bounce’ refers to when someone uses Google to find your website using a […]

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  • How Site Speed Can Affect Your SEO

    Written by: Jason Bayless | April 27, 2015

    Back in 2010, Matt Cutts, the head of Google’s Webspam team, announced that Google would begin using site speed as a factor in determining the rankings of sites. Later, he also announced that slow sites would receive a penalty in the search rankings. Since then, search engines have continued to use site speed as an […]

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  • SEO Best Practices for Site Speed

    Written by: Jason Bayless | April 24, 2015

    No matter how you look at it, faster pages and site speeds are just better. It’s been shown that faster web pages both convert and rank better overall. Best Practices for SEO Google has pointed out that site speed (and page speed) is one of the key indicators used by its algorithm in order to […]

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  • How to Fix Unnatural Link Warnings

    Written by: Jason Bayless | April 22, 2015

    With Google’s recent algorithm updates, many people are signing into their Webmaster accounts only to find an unnatural link warning. If this has happened to you, don’t be afraid! There are a few ways to fix this situation before your website gets dinged and buried on page 8000 of search engine results. Manual vs. Algorithmic […]

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  • 5 Best Techniques for Link Building

    Written by: Jason Bayless | April 20, 2015

    Building up back links is an essential part of modern SEO. Whether it is for a blog or some other type of website, having trustworthy sites link to your content increases your ranking in search results. However, recent changes to Google’s algorithm have altered the best way to go about building up links, and that […]

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  • Web Design with SEO in Mind

    Written by: Jason Bayless | April 17, 2015

    In today’s highflying modern business landscape, you need much more than a good-looking website in order to stand out from your competition. You also need a website that will be easily found by the major search engines in order to increase your visibility to a competitive level. Virtually all of the new business that is […]

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  • Top 5 SEO WP Themes

    Written by: Jason Bayless | April 15, 2015

    WordPress makes building websites easy by allowing users to choose from highly customizable themes. These templates make it possible to build unique sites without having to become an expert in coding. Webmasters who choose themes with built-in search engine optimization can build sites that are search engine friendly from the moment they launch. Here are […]

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  • Best Ecommerce Platforms for SEO

    Written by: Jason Bayless | April 13, 2015

    If you want to sell products online, you’ll find that using an ecommerce platform is one of the quickest and easiest ways to get your new business up and running. There are many ecommerce platforms to choose from, with some being available for free and others being available at a variety of different price points. […]

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  • Use PR to Boost SEO

    Written by: Jason Bayless | April 10, 2015

    Few things are more important in a modern marketing campaign than the content marketing plan that you use. In many cases, this narrative is the only thing that separates your brand from any of the competition that you will face on the market. However, many business owners and even some marketers have no idea what […]

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  • Best SEO Link Building Practices

    Written by: Jason Bayless | April 08, 2015

    Proper link building practices are still one of the most important aspects of a search engine optimization campaign. However, the techniques of even half a year ago will not work today. Here are some of the best current practices that you can employ for today and for the future when it comes to link building. […]

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