6 Undeniable Reasons Why You Need SEO Services

On April 12th, 2012, wrote:

We live today in a world of technological advancement and innovation. And, thanks to search engines, blogs, and social media, the art of marketing has taken a whole new dimension for business. People now tend to search from their desktops and look for products and services they want. Still not convinced you need search engine optimization for your business? Here are six undeniable reasons that we hope will change your mind. Effective business promotion In order to get ahead of your competitors and promote your business in this global village, we need new tools and methods to survive the niche. SEO services help you in getting that edge over your rivals to move ahead. SEO as an online marketing technique will make sure that whenever an individual searches on any popular search engine – say, Google or Bing – for anything related to your products or services; your website will be displayed on the first page and among the top – Read the full article

SEO 101: The 6 Important SEO Metrics to Monitor for a Successful SEO Strategy

On January 11th, 2012, wrote:

For your site to be noticed and to get traffic, it should have a good position in search, so that it will always land on the first page of popular search results at search engines like Google, Yahoo and Bing. Achieving this is no miracle and is not something that can be done overnight: it takes an effective SEO strategy to move your website to the top of search engine results. In order for an SEO strategy to be successful, a website owner should monitor the different metrics of their site on a daily or weekly basis to gauge if the strategy that they are implementing is working. Here are a few metrics that any website owner should watch out for, to know if they are on the right track and if the strategy that they are implementing is improving their website’s ranking: SEO Metrics Traffic Metrics. Web traffic is the number of visitors that your site is getting. This – Read the full article

Is Your SEO Siri-Responsive?

On January 5th, 2012, wrote:

You’ve spent a great deal of time and effort optimizing your website for the search engines. Why? Because a stellar search ranking is how you’re going to get visitors and ultimately, customers. SEO has been pegged as the most important – and only – way to cultivate traffic. Your SEO tactics have been successful, and you’re among the top results for your keywords. And then comes a curveball. Siri and Her Effect on SEO and Local Search For millions of Apple iPhone 4S users, and there are more of them every day, your SEO won’t matter. Meet Siri. She’s a clever little witch, and you’re going to have to reassess your current SEO tactics if you hope to please her. And please her you must, because iPhone users rely on her. Instead of opening a search engine and manually typing keywords, they’re just going to ask Siri to find them what they’re looking for. And Siri, being the intelligent voice – Read the full article

How To Efficiently Optimize Your Blog For Bing

On December 22nd, 2011, wrote:

Bing is the search engine by Microsoft, a company that, after having been outperformed by Google, is once again keen on boosting revenues and retaining users via search engine marketing. With Bing, Microsoft has so far succeeded, thanks largely to their mass Internet marketing and continued usage of their Internet Explorer web browser (whose default search engine is Bing). This is why your blog should be optimized for Bing, too – and not just Google. Otherwise, you might lose potential readers and leave potential profit on the table. If you’re a smart blogger, Internet marketing, SEO specialist, or social media professional, you’ll find ways to reach Bing users, too. Here are a few useful steps to help you do that. On-page / on-site optimization: Your first step is to work on optimizing your website and the pages within it. Here’s an on-page optimization checklist you can use: No Broken Links Correct Redirects H1 Tags For Headlines URL Friendly Pages Most – Read the full article

Mozilla Firefox Should Choose Bing As The Default Search Provider

On December 21st, 2011, wrote:

Bing may have a chance to gain market share against Google now that the partnership between the search leader and Mozilla has expired. For years, Mozilla’s Firefox Web browser has featured Google as its default search engine as the result of a profit-sharing arrangement. That deal and the popularity of Firefox resulted in a windfall for Mozilla that has fueled its success. More than three-quarters of Mozilla’s revenue comes from Google’s payments. No Comment Neither Google nor Mozilla have commented about the lapse of their lucrative deal, and they would not indicate whether the agreement would continue. On one occasion, a Mozilla spokesman observed that the company has agreements with several search engines; on another he suggested that negotiations with Google were in progress. Global Adversaries Google and Mozilla began an amiable relationship long before Google launched a competing product. Now, the search giant has its own browser that has now surpassed Firefox in market share. By many accounts Chrome – Read the full article

Why You Need to Protect Your Brand’s Keywords

On October 4th, 2011, wrote:

It seems that competition for valuable branded keywords is reaching an all time high, with a recent report by eMarketer, “Brands Go Head-to-Head in Competition for Search Terms,” estimating that US marketers will spend a massive $14.4 billion USD this year on search advertising. Why should you care? Because it’s your brand’s keywords that they’re bidding on. The Battle of Branded Keywords We all know that search engine optimization is based on attempting to reach a top ranking position on a search engine for a given keyword or keyword phrase. We also know that the introduction of Google’s Adwords and Bing’s adCenter offered companies a major opportunity to feature on page one results for a search term without bothering with all this; they could bid on a term and grab traffic without engaging in the arduous process of link building and on and off site optimization. Recently, however, things have developed one step further and brand managers have started to – Read the full article

A Business Consultant’s Tips for Online Marketing With a Small Budget

On September 7th, 2011, wrote:

Are you afraid of wasting money on Internet marketing/online advertising? The idea of paying per click for visitors who may not buy could be frightening to you. A lot of website owners believe that Internet marketing campaigns will bleed a lot of money before they become worthwhile. You don’t have to fail miserably to figure out how to succeed. You can learn from the experts who’ve made mistakes and developed winning formulas for internet marketing. Even if you’ve only got a small marketing budget, it could make a big difference. Here are some low cost / big impact tips from a business consultant who helps small to medium-sized UK businesses. Create and Optimize a Website Do you have a website? What is it currently doing for you? A website should be more than an online brochure. It should be a beacon that attracts traffic. But it shouldn’t end there. Once the traffic arrives on your website, you need to convert – Read the full article

7 Local Search Engine Optimization Tools to Help You Get Found Online

On June 27th, 2011, wrote:

A few days ago we talked about how important local search / SEO has become – and what you can do to enhance your local search performance and Internet marketing efforts. Well, as we conducted our research for that story, we stumbled upon a number of neat local search engine optimization tools. And, knowing how much readers love lists (our competitive intelligence tools post is one definitely worth checking out), we made another one – this time, to help you in your search for tools that are designed to give you an edge over local competitors. Enjoy! Local Search Toolkit This is one of our favorite local SEO tools right now. The invention of seOverflow’s Mike Belasco and Mary Bowling, the Local Search Toolkit features a Google Places Results Analyzer which generates competitive analysis and data from search results in Google Places. With the Local Search Toolkit, you can download, analyze, and review citation sources – and sort seamlessly through – Read the full article