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Modern World Problem Meme: Beat by an Encyclopdia Site

10 Reasons Wikipedia Outranks You

I have noticed something over the 12 years that I have been using Google search. Wikipedia is usually on the front page every time I run a search. This has led me to believe that Wikipedia is probably the single best optimized website on the Internet. I’ve conducted research and found that it does in fact receive more search traffic than any other site in the world.

So why is Wikipedia ranking so highly in the search engines and what can you learn from it? Learn More »

Domain Freak: "Great domain... I'll take two"

Advantages of a Power Domain

SEO Power

Branding Power

Geo Power

Psychological Power

Takeaways

What’s the best name for your business website? Business owners endlessly struggle with this question because they know that something as simple as a name can ultimately dictate the success or failure of the organization. This is true for every company in every industry – your company name is how clients find and remember you, so it better be good. Learn More »

SEO Firm Hat Rack

How to Interrogate a White Hat SEO

If you’re a business owner, you’ve probably heard about search engine optimization (SEO). It is an entire industry that’s based on helping clients gain visibility on search engines like Google, Bing, and Yahoo.

There is no magic switch that turns your website into the top listing on a search engine results page (SERP), so SEO firms have to find creative ways to boost the value and authority of a client’s site. There isn’t an easy formula for doing SEO, so agencies use widely different strategies to accomplish the same goal.

In a nutshell, digital marketing consultants and agencies can use “white hat” or “black hat” SEO tactics. Some are very open about which side of the spectrum they fall on. Others are not.

What’s the difference? Learn More »

How Great Content Earns Links

Why I Want to Help Local Small Businesses with SEO

What Good Link Builders Do

How Great Content Earns Links

The Link Piggy Bank for Link Earnings
While the SEO community laments the good ol’ days of easy link building, the new era of Google search results is undoubtedly better for the user experience. Yes, link building has gotten significantly harder, but this is actually a good thing if you look at the big picture. Look at any SEO blog and you’ll probably find an article with a...

Why I Want to Help Local Small Businesses with SEO

Sad Girl at Lemonade Stand
One day we hired a local Atlanta small business to do a construction project in our home. The company did a good job. Great job I would say. I can't tell you how impressed I was with the quality of their work. While there, the owner overheard that we are working with some of our Atlanta SEO clients. He asked us why his website never comes up...

What Good Link Builders Do

Sketch of Link Builder Fisherman with Bait
It’s 2015 and link building is still an important part of SEO. According to SEO blogs, it might seem like link building is an outdated fad. Critics argue that inbound hyperlinks are only a small determinant in search results and others rightly assert that Google’s search algorithm is complex enough to factor out worthless links.