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Why You Should Hire a Social Media Agency

Posted on December 16, 2011 in SEO

If you put it bluntly, Social Media is a chore, and if you are going to do it right you need someone dedicated to spending time and resources to keep up with the fast past trends. Here are some questions to ask yourself when considering hiring a Social Media agency… Do we have the people in place to invest in Social Media? You will need to designate someone to be your community manager, content creator, and strategist. Also, does this[...] Continue Reading

Social Media Fans can be Brand Ambassadors!

Posted on November 23, 2011 in SEO

If you are a smart and strategic business owner, you will listen to the following advice: If you don’t have a Facebook Fan Page, you better get one fast! You customers are turning to Social Media to leverage their good and bad experiences with your brand. Get your offense ready! Your customers are online, so shouldn’t you be too? Utilizing Social Media for good customer service is how you are going to build a team of brand ambassadors! A new[...] Continue Reading

Siri, Who Are You?

Posted on October 24, 2011 in SEO

Apple never fails to impress and has done it once again. Apple released the latest version of the iPhone 4S along with its new sexy virtual assistant, Siri.  Within 3 days of its release, over 4 million iPhone’s were sold! Have you met SIri, and what it means for local business search on mobile phones? Now you can have a natural spoken conversation with your phone. You can ask Siri to do basic functions like sending a text, schedule meetings,[...] Continue Reading

How Small Businesses Should Use Facebook

Posted on October 20, 2011 in SEO

Small businesses can win over their local audience and gain new customers by utilizing social media marketing. Just because you aren’t a big corporation you can still create a Facebook presence and market your small business online, and for a small to free budget! Here are some simple steps and actions to follow to start building your Facebook following! 1.)    Customize a strategy- First, think of the basic goals you want to achieve from your Fan Page. Do you want[...] Continue Reading

The Internet Is Adding More Domain Endings!

Posted on August 5, 2011 in SEO

On Monday in Singapore, it was decided by the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) that they would allow new domain endings other than the popular .com, .org, and .net! This was a historic moment in Internet history. “ICANN has opened the Internet’s naming system to unleash the global human imagination. Today’s decision respects the rights of groups to create new Top Level Domains in any language or script. We hope this allows the domain name system to[...] Continue Reading

The World of Mobile Search!

Posted on March 16, 2011 in SEO

How Users Are Affected By the World of Mobile Search It’s an age when more people think of a smartphone instead of an edible fruit from the Rosaceae family when they hear the word “blackberry.”  It’s an age when people spend more time chatting with their friends on mobile social networking sites rather than in person.  It’s an age when mobile technology has moved beyond geek-speak and into world conquering mode. From spying on their high school exes on Facebook[...] Continue Reading

What Does Optimization Mean in 2011

Posted on March 14, 2011 in SEO

SEO experts are kept on their toes every time Google, the search giant tweaks the knobs of its search algorithms. This was especially evident in the latter part of 2010 when Google made sweeping changes on factors affecting search results. One in particular wherein relevancy of search results shifted to becoming local and more personalized. In the world of search things don’t stand still very long and 2011 won’t be an exception. So as the saying goes, “The pessimist complains[...] Continue Reading

Search Engine Friendly Pages

Posted on March 11, 2011 in SEO

There is no point in building a website unless there are visitors coming in. A major source of traffic for most sites on the Internet is search engines like Google, Yahoo!, MSN, Altavista and so on. Hence, by designing a search engine friendly site, you will be able to rank easily in search engines and obtain more visitors. Major search engines use programs called crawlers or robots to index websites to list on their search result pages. They follow links[...] Continue Reading

Google Brings Instant Previews to Mobile

Posted on March 10, 2011 in SEO

Source: Search Engine Journal Google search has changed a lot over the course of the last year. Beyond the most recent update (call it “Panda” or the “Farmer Update” – either way, it’s been an earthquake in the realm of SEO), Google has tapped into the power of HTML5 to make search faster. The concept of Google Instant, which could give you results before you were even done typing, was further enhanced with the presence of Instant Preview. Instant Previews allows users[...] Continue Reading

Source: Practical Ecommerce A massive change to Google’s search engine ranking algorithm has recently improved query results, while having a negative effect on businesses that had been “gaming” the system or reusing others’ content. The so-called “Farmer” algorithm update went into effect in late February and affected some 11.8 percent of Google search queries in the United States. Weeding Out Bad SEO Tactics Google actually makes about 500 changes to its search-results ranking algorithm — the step-by-step instructions its computers[...] Continue Reading