How To Tell If Your SEO Strategy Is Working

On April 6th, 2013, wrote:

You’ve optimized your web site, you’ve called in search engine optimization experts, and you’re seeing keywords in your sleep. But how do you really know if your SEO strategy is working? It’s a question that every smart business owner should ask themselves. Dealing with SEO doesn’t end when you’ve implemented all your strategies. If it’s not working, you’ll need to adjust your approach. Here are a few ways to tell if you’re getting a good return on your investment. You’re Getting More Leads Sometimes it’s obvious where your leads are coming from – your company was featured on the local news or another business, like General Motors or Vispronet, mentioned you in a tweet. But if you’re suddenly getting lots of inquiries from the internet that can’t be explained by another source, it’s a safe bet that people are finding you via search. What’s more, they could be liking your website or company. Keep an eye on your analytics to – Read the full article

What Is SEO Friendly Hosting And Why One Should Invest In It

On February 26th, 2013, wrote:

SEO hosting for websites aims to maximize the positioning strategy of a website by giving each one its own IP address. Dedicated IPs are perceived as unique and independent from any websites they are linked to. This large increase in the strength helps raise performance of the website in search rankings. The search engine ranking of any website gives greater emphasis to websites which are linked to different websites and IPs. Hence, when your website has a dedicated IP address, you’ll witness a dramatic impact on your SEO strategy. Like normal hosting, SEO hosting is also the same kind but with the extra feature of a C Panel (Control Panel) and the difference lies in the dedicated IP address in SEO hosting. It’s also a DNS name serve with the dedicated IP making it a strong meshwork resulting in better ranking in search engines than a usual website with normal hosting. Investing in an SEO friendly hosting has innumerable benefits. – Read the full article

5 Best SEO WordPress Plugins

On August 27th, 2012, wrote:

  When you’re starting a small business, are locally-based, or are simply looking to improve your search engine results ranking, you may be focusing on your online marketing and SEO strategy. If your business uses a company blog on the WordPress platform, there are more than a few plugins that can help you optimize each post, and your blog as a whole, for SEO marketing. Here are the top 5 plugins to consider. 1.All-in-One SEO Pack (AIO) The All-in-One SEO Pack is the most popular SEO solution for WordPress blogs. This plugin automatically optimizes your WordPressblog for search engines by generating meta tags and helping you optimize web page titles. Advanced users are given the ability to customize post titles, descriptions, URL structures and tags for each post. This plugin even helps you avoid duplicate content. Perfect for both the new and experienced, most optimization-focusedWordpress sites use this plugin. 2.SEO Friendly Images A key component to an effective blog is – 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

A Year Full of ‘Google Updates’ Comes To An End

On December 19th, 2011, wrote:

When we look back at the present year events that affected the SEO world, we would realize that it has been more remarkable than we would have thought it would be. This year has actually marked a decisive point in the efforts made by Google to improve the quality of search engine results that are served to the Internet users. The focus with which Google went about its task of cleaning some of the damaging and poor quality sites from the search engine indexes is pretty well-known. Unlike the gentle avatar that a Panda is considered to be, Google’s ‘Panda’ update literally sniffed out thousands of sites in a matter of couple of weeks from the web’s most powerful search engine. While many analysts saw a sort of devastation in the making for some time now, the intensity of the impact left everyone guessing about the company’s motives. All sites that were built on duplicate or re-written content were penalized. – Read the full article

5 Most Common Mistakes Made By SEO Beginners

On August 16th, 2011, wrote:

Search engine optimization is considered both an art and a science. You can learn it and fine-tune your processes to allow for your own set of SEO best practices. But as a beginner in SEO, you should expect to make a lot of mistakes. But that’s okay: it’s a good way for you to learn. However, you could also learn from the mistakes of others.  Here are the top five mistakes that most SEO beginners commit: 1. Not focusing on content. Most site owners and webmasters tend to rely on tricks and so-called SEO techniques to get a better ranking on search engines. Because of that, they neglect the content of the site. This is probably the biggest mistake that anybody doing SEO could commit. Over the years, webmasters have gained artificially high ranking from getting links from link farms, or getting reciprocal links, or spamming DMOZ. There were other black hat and grey hat techniques. But over time, these tactics were found out – Read the full article