Google Instant – Instant Real-Time Search Results

in Internet News by Jeffrey_Smith

For those of you who didn’t catch the buzz, Google is rolling out another revolutionary contribution to search called “Google Instant”. To summarize, just think real-time search results that refresh as you type – “without you having to click search”. Google Instant Meets Google Caffeine! This new upgrade allows you to shave seconds off your Read More

The Trinity of Traffic, Credibility and Conversion

in SEO Marketing by Jeffrey_Smith 2 Comments

There are three things you need to be successful online – traffic, credibility and conversion. Anything else is a mere transitory step for one of these three primary prerequisites for monetary gain via commerce or affiliate marketing. The Trinity of Traffic, Credibility and Conversion Traffic : This is the prime ingredient to longevity and ROI. Read More

Search Engine Positioning: Consumers, Supply and Demand

in Search Engine Optimization by Jeffrey_Smith 3 Comments

If you understand the psychology of supply and demand, search engine positioning and more importantly what consumers want, you can devour entire markets as a result of superior SEO and tactical strategic execution. What SEO can Do For Your Business The often aloof sense of causation that beckons consumers to spend is the driving force Read More

SEO Tips: How to Use Search Queries for Affiliate Marketing

in SEO Tips by Jeffrey_Smith 5 Comments

This simple SEO Tip shows you how you can use wildcard * search operators to “fill in the blanks” and show you the money based on commercial queries and their search gravity in Google. Once you find a problem, then you can act as part of the solution using affiliate marketing and affiliate products. Find Read More

Is Google Shaking Down Paid Links?

in SEO Resources by Jeffrey_Smith 8 Comments

Is Google shaking down paid links now more than ever? It seems that more and more sites are slipping from page 1 to page 3 or 4 in the SERPs (search engine result pages). What is one possible cause? The obvious conclusion… over-optimization! Link Interrogation: GoogleBot Shaking Down Paid Links What Does Over-Optimization Mean? It Read More

SEO Keyword Research: Educational vs. Commercial Queries

in SEO by Jeffrey_Smith 2 Comments

There are two types of people online (1) people looking for something with the intent to purchase or (2) people perusing the web searching for information (entertainment, social or otherwise). Selecting the Right Keywords for Conversion The key to SEO is keyword research and knowing which category of consumer your website appeals to and how Read More

Google Website Analysis: Live Site Review

in SEO Videos by Jeffrey_Smith 4 Comments

Watch over my shoulder as I perform a live site review touching on topics such as shingle analysis, visual page segmentation, link flow, server side includes, keyword prominence, keyword proximity, link flow and more – in this 10 minute walk-through behind the eyes of an SEO optimizing a website for optimal performance in Google. Shameless Read More

Using The Google Wonder Wheel

in SEO Resources by Jeffrey_Smith 14 Comments

Several months ago Google introduced a new feature to their search results called the Wonder Wheel. SEO Design Solutions provided a great post on how to use the Wonder Wheel to improve link building with the use of keyword clusters. This tutorial provides insight in how to use the Wonder Wheel to improve your site’s Read More

5 Simple Steps to Quote Content Without Hurting Your SEO

in Search Engine Optimization by Jeffrey_Smith 7 Comments

When blogging, it is inevitable that you are going to want to share or comment on content you found on other sites and, as part of that, bring some of that material onto your site. Beware the Side Effects of Duplicate Content However, Google and other search engines frown upon duplicate content and often times Read More

Competitor Research and Analysis

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Use these 5 SEO tips for competitor research and analysis to reveal niche markets or affiliate market opportunities by triangulating keyword search volume for domains ranked in the top 3 results for keywords with proven commercial intent. Rather than rely on one tool alone, this method uses SEMRush, Compete and Alexa in tandem with related Read More

Google Acquires Like.com Visual Search Engine

in Internet News by Jeffrey_Smith 2 Comments

In another vertical approach to scaling the web, Google confirmed their purchase of like.com here on the Google Operating System Blog earlier today. Coupled with the visual search functionality like.com presents, if /when they apply this platform on a large scale, Google stands to benefit from scaling this feature set into a variety of potential Read More

SEO Packages or Custom SEO Services?

in SEO Services by Jeffrey_Smith 11 Comments

How can you benefit from using SEO Packages vs. custom SEO Services to set the foundation for future ranking endeavors? The Value of SEO Packages Each website has unique needs – meaning its own semantic and topical signature, its own content and indexing cycles, its own rhythm for rankings  (the keyword  ebb and flow) and Read More