Should You Obfuscate Your Backlinks?

in Link Building by Jeffrey_Smith 6 Comments

Aside from enjoying using the word “obfuscate” in a sentence, the meaning is clear for SEO when considering link building. Obfuscating links for the purpose of optimization simply means adding variety and switching things up (with your links) to avoid a pattern. Should You Obfuscate Your Links? In this context, the pattern is anchor text Read More

Which Links Pass the Most Weight in Search Engines?

in SEO Consulting by Jeffrey_Smith 10 Comments

Link weight and link-flow are the most critical on page elements after you (1) map out which keywords you’re targeting (2) mirror the relevance hierarchy through the site architecture through the respective pillars (landing pages) and supporting articles and (3) initiate the citation process via internal linking and off page inbound links. Which Links Pass Read More

Is SEO a Moving Target?

in SEO by Jeffrey_Smith 5 Comments

Is SEO a moving target or are you simply shooting blanks in the dark? It’s no surprise that for those of you trying to get your site ranked that you’ve discovered that SEO is “subject to change” and often on a daily or weekly basis. Ready, Aim, Fire! From Florida updates to Panda maulings, despite Read More

The Three P’s of SEO Conquest!

in SEO by Jeffrey_Smith 2 Comments

Rome was not built in a day, nor was a dominant search engine ranking for a competitive keyword either. Feats of valor and substance require the proper tact and follow through, which lead to the next point. Rome was not built in a day In order to conquer competitors and reach the top 10 results, Read More

Create Content With Purpose!

in SEO Basics by Jeffrey_Smith 3 Comments

Today’s topic is creating content with purpose (adding fresh content on your website) which serves a dual purpose for SEO and user engagement. Both are equally important and necessary in the grand scheme of the evolution of your website. Create Content With Purpose The first short-term purpose is to generate a surge of present-tense traffic. Read More

How to Get Dropped Rankings Back!

in SEO by Jeffrey_Smith 13 Comments

Today’s topic covers 10 time-tested tips to recover from rankings that have dropped in search engines. Dealing with vacillations in the SERPs (search engine result pages) resulting in page churn or displaced rankings is extremely frustrating. How to Get Dropped Search Engine Rankings Back One day you have traffic, visitors and conversions from your most Read More

SEO Tips to Create Stronger Trust & Domain Authority

in SEO Tips by Jeffrey_Smith 1 Comment

Theoretically, websites do not get stronger by themselves, they need help. While aging a website is a factor for prolonged growth in rankings, today’s SEO tip shared below works by virtue of on-site evolution in tandem with elevated digital trust and authority (the real purpose of SEO). Create Stronger Websites and Rankings The undeniable value Read More

SEO Ultimate: Mass Meta Title and Description Editor

in WordPress SEO by Jeffrey_Smith 8 Comments

Your website page titles are one of the first things both search engines and human visitors see in the search engine result pages. However, if you miss your mark or are slightly off-kilter with your titles, chances are that you can leave money on the table and miss the traffic band that a few mere Read More

Organic SEO Tips to Grow Traffic, Sales and Rankings

in How To Reference Material by Jeffrey_Smith 15 Comments

There is nothing I love more than researching a market, unearthing lucrative keyword verticals and building out a site. Crash Course in Organic SEO Sure, there are a million and one ways to accomplish the same task, but despite the fundamental differences in approach there is a sequence that is repeatable, evergreen and transcends topical Read More

3 Painful Keyword Research Pitfalls to Avoid!

in SEO Tips by Jeffrey_Smith 9 Comments

The primary reason why people use search engines is to find answers.  Therefore, your websites success depends on whether or not you fully understand the questions people are searching for (the cause behind the cause) and to which degree your landing pages answer those questions or solve their problems. He is "NOT"searching for "exercise equipment"… Read More

It’s Not What You Say, It’s How You Say It!

in How To Reference Material by Jeffrey_Smith 4 Comments

Before you start crying about how your website is getting traffic but few fail to act,  consider that word choice is imperative to coral passerby’s to take action. Put simply, if your pages lack verve when a visitor arrives (regardless of WHAT keyword they used to get there), then you are only asking your audience Read More

SEO & Natural Language Discrimination By Semantic Analysis

in SEO by Jeffrey_Smith 3 Comments

As smart as Google is, their search engine uses an algorithm based on natural language and the relationships or connectivity of semantic occurrences (otherwise known as shingles, i.e. groups of words or phrases) to ascertain context. Semantic Connectivity These semblances, e.g. relationships are the fabric of relevance and intent and represent the convergence of allowing Read More