• Build Your Brand Online With These 5 SEO Tips

    Written by: Jason Bayless | March 21, 2013

    Do you own a small business and find it hard to compete online with bigger businesses? Google clearly prefers established brands when it comes to search rankings. But that doesn’t mean that small businesses or startups can’t get in on the action. Build your brand and get Google’s attention (as well as potential customers’ attention) […]

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  • Avoid These Common On-Page SEO Mistakes

    Written by: Jason Bayless | March 20, 2013

    Is your website optimized for search engine success, or is it guilty of some very common errors that could get your web content flagged by Google, Bing or Yahoo? You might think your website is 100 percent optimized, but there might be some questionable on-page SEO methods left over from a previous SEO campaign or […]

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  • Google Penalizes Online Advertorials

    Written by: Jason Bayless | March 19, 2013

    Recently, a UK-based online florist called Interflora was penalized by Google for an offense that the search engine has apparently spent the past decade trying to stop: Namely, the buying or selling of links that pass Google’s PageRank. Interflora suddenly stopped ranking for certain flower-related keywords for which the floral website used to have the […]

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  • 5 Ways to Use Pinterest for SEO and Build Your Backlinks

    Written by: Jason Bayless | March 18, 2013

    Pinterest is very hot right now – and it’s more than just a place to find ideas for tonight’s dinner, laugh at funny memes, or view photos of other people’s overachievement in various arts and crafts. Pinterest can also help drum up interest in your website or encourage user participation with your brand. Try these […]

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  • Google Takes Action against Fake Reviews Posted for Sales or SEO Purposes

    Written by: Jason Bayless | March 14, 2013

    Search engine optimization has an effect on every aspect of the web, it seems – and product, service and restaurant reviews are no exception. That’s because enthusiastic reviews not only attract new customers, but also show up in search results. And that reality has led to a new way of spamming the search engines and […]

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  • How to Write Better Web Content: Writing Tips for SEO and Real Readers

    Written by: Jason Bayless | March 13, 2013

    Trying to write the best web content for both human readers and SEO purposes? Yes, it’s possible to accomplish both goals with the same document, but not if you pack the page with as many keywords as you can fit. Such keyword-stuffing isn’t just unnecessary; it’s also a turn-off to both humans and search engines. […]

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  • Practice Better SEO Link Building Tactics in 2013

    Written by: Jason Bayless | March 12, 2013

    Link building campaigns often look attractive to website owners who want to optimize their websites for SEO. It seems like a quick, easy and relatively inexpensive solution that will net your website a wealth of new backlinks and propel your web content to the top of the search engine results for your most important keywords. […]

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  • Why Social Media Can’t Replace Good SEO

    Written by: Jason Bayless | March 11, 2013

    In this difficult economy, small to medium businesses (SMBs) have to make the most of their marketing dollars – and sometimes that means making difficult choices between SEO campaigns, social media campaigns and other online marketing. So what will attract more customers to your website – a social media blitz or an ongoing SEO campaign […]

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  • 6-Step SEO Monthly Maintenance Plan for Small Businesses

    Written by: Jason Bayless | March 04, 2013

    Maybe you’ve just had your website completely overhauled with on-page SEO, a link building campaign, and/or the launch of a new blog. Or maybe you had all that done a while back and you’ve been resting on your laurels for the past several months. If either of those scenarios describes you, then we have some […]

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  • Tips for Using Infographics for SEO

    Written by: Jason Bayless | March 01, 2013

    You’ve seen them on Facebook and probably also Pinterest. You’ve liked them, shared them with friends and helped them spread information. Of course what we’re talking about is infographics – those images that offer a visual representation of information that’s easy to post and share and fun for the viewer to read. And if those […]

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