Author Archives: Jeffrey_Smith

In 2006, Jeffrey Smith founded SEO Design Solutions (An SEO Provider who now focuses on SEO Software Development for WordPress) http://www.seodesignsolutions.com/

Jeffrey has actively been involved in internet marketing since 1995 and brings a wealth of collective experiences and fresh marketing strategies to companies and individuals involved in online business.

Duplicate Content, What is it and How to Avoid it!

You’ve heard of duplicate content, but how do you know if you are creating it or how to stop it from penalizing your website? If you have a WordPress site, then it’s a simple fix, but for the sake of elaboration, let’s delve deeper into how search engines work and reveal what duplicate content really […]

Is Your SEO Strategy Proactive or Reactive?

Before you jump in to any  SEO technique, you’ll need to understand two things (1) it’s immediate and extended purpose and (2) it’s history. Like everything, there are cycles, and if you come on too strong at the wrong time (i.e. hit the turbo button when you should have taken a deferred and metered pace), […]

WordPress SEO Tips to Avoid Search Engine Penalties

It’s no secret that WordPress is one of the most popular, easy-to-implement content management systems online. But just because it’s easy doesn’t mean that the out-of-the-box WordPress settings are ideal for optimal on page SEO. In fact, there’s nothing farther from the truth. In this post, we cover simple solutions to prevent redundant pages (pages […]

SEO Ultimate WordPress Plugin Surpasses 1 Million Downloads

Today our team rejoiced as SEO Ultimate (the Swiss-army-knife of SEO Plugins) surpassed the 1 Million download benchmark from WordPress.org. As critical milestones go, this represents a crucial turning point for our firm as we move away from the SEO service model into an SEO software business model allowing us to provide access and training […]

SEO Ultimate 7.6.1 Introduces Autolink Link Dampening Feature

SEO Ultimate, (the All-In-One WordPress SEO plugin created by SEO Design Solutions) was recently updated to version 7.6.1 and introduced an exciting new feature for the Deeplink Juggernaut module that allows you to dampen the amount of internal links either globally or on a keyword by keyword basis. Why You Should Cap Internal Links! Without […]

The Official SEO Ultimate WordPress Plugin Tutorial

It’s that time again to kick off the new year and what better way to do so than (1) a new update to – “The Real All-In-One SEO Plugin for WordPress” – SEO Ultimate and (2) to  introduce (our long-awaited) comprehensive video tutorial covering each SEO Module in detail for our plugin. For the record, […]

The Last Keyword Tool: SEO Tactics Revealed!

Keywords are the cornerstone of any online conversation. Metrics such as user engagement, conversion and search engine optimization all rely on critical keywords and their convergence to convey relevancy and intent to your audience. The question is, how do you know which keywords are worth using and which are better to ignore? Watch the video […]

Google Disavow Links Tool: Declassified!

In case you haven’t heard, Google has released a new disavow links tool allowing you to disavow (deny the existence of) any questionable backlinks. While the first thought that comes to mind is mission impossible – “if you are caught, the government will disavow your existence”. Now, it seems that webmasters have the ability to […]

The Google EMD Update: Don’t Let Bad Search Happen to You!

If you’re a webmaster and have been impacted (penalized, lost traffic or have been caught in an algorithmic filter) from Google, the conclusion is obvious that Google isn’t trying to win a popularity contests with their user base lately. First, it was the dawn of the web shattering Panda update (a content classifier designed to […]

SEO Overhauled: It’s not about links, it’s about promotions!

Rather than overreact to rankings alone and scream the sky is falling, for the past 15 months we have been quietly testing new strategies that can withstand the likes of Panda (a quality control classifier) and Penguin (a thematic link sniffing filter) that demotes websites with excessive inbound anchor text  i.e. “unnatural” link signals. Keep […]

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