SEO Design Solutions Changes Business Model

in SEO by Jeffrey_Smith 9 Comments

In case you’re wondering why our blog has been so quiet the past week and what we have been up to at SEO Design Solutions, it’s fair to say that some major shifts to our business model and focus are  currently underway. What's New at SEO Design Solutions The first shift being the shift away Read More

Alternative Ways to Measure SEO Results!

in SEO by Jeffrey_Smith 6 Comments

What are alternative SEO metrics (aside from rankings) you can use to determine if your SEO campaign is working? Quantifying the effects of your efforts is integral as you move up the rankings for intentional and unintentional keywords. Other Ways to Measure SEO Results! There are multiple ways to assess the impact of your SEO Read More

The Domino Effect: Liberation from Link Dependency

in SEO by Jeffrey_Smith 8 Comments

How stable are your off-page SEO efforts and how dependent is your website on other websites for rankings? Recently, Google performed an algorithmic update that functions like a chopping block for websites that are algorithmically challenged (light in the pants on relevance), contain minimal content (from a user perspective) or publish duplicate content from other Read More

SEO Tips to Leverage Aged Content

in SEO Tips by Jeffrey_Smith 6 Comments

What is the real value of aged pages in a website and what SEO value do they pose to present tense endeavors? Legacy pages have the ability to leverage current search engine result pages in a number of ways. Leveraging Aged Content for Present-Tense SEO Initially, pages and posts can be re-purposed i.e. redesigned to Read More

Why Internal Links are More Important than Backlinks

in SEO Resources by Jeffrey_Smith 27 Comments

The power of SEO is the varying tactics or methods one can implement to create results. For example, you can rank a webpage with techniques ranging from backlinks, augmenting relevance through site architecture, content development or internal links. Today’s topic focuses specifically on the real value of internal linking and why it’s important. Internal Links Read More

Link Building Tips and Types

in Link Building by Jeffrey_Smith 13 Comments

Building links for SEO is part of the process, but not the entire process for acquiring a competitive keyword in search engines. Below are “links” (no tens inpunded)  to informative posts from the past on the topic from SEO Design Solutions. Types of Links There are different types of links that have different functions. Some Read More

SEO Penalties and How to Remove Them

in SEO Resources by Jeffrey_Smith 8 Comments

Today’s post is about SEO penalties, how they are created and some ways to remove them. Usually I don’t like to reference other sources, but I couldn’t resist to post a short but sweet informative video from Matt Cutts (the ultimate authority on the topic and head of the Google web spam team) as he Read More

Revisiting Essential SEO Strategies

in Search Engine Optimization by Jeffrey_Smith 7 Comments

Taking a page from the SEO playbook; have you ever wondered which SEO strategy is best, tiered site architecture with multiple nodes, flat site architecture (with everything in the root) or using theming through siloing to develop layers of content to augment a competitive keyword? Click the image below to find out! Strategies from The Read More

SEO Archives: Revisiting Popular Posts

in SEO Tips by Jeffrey_Smith 9 Comments

We are taking a stroll down memory lane in search of fabulous SEO blasts from the past buried deep in the SEO archives. Memory Lane: SEO Blasts from the Past We will start with 3 practical posts and go as deep in the rabbit hole as time permits each day of this week to dig Read More

SEO Ultimate WordPress SEO Plugin Version 4.8 Released!

in WordPress SEO by Jeffrey_Smith 14 Comments

SEO Ultimate, the premiere All-In-One SEO Plugin for WordPress from SEO Design Solutions has just been upgraded to version 4.8 to provide additional SEO features and functionality for enhanced on page optimization. SEO Ultimate WordPress SEO Plugin Version 4.8 Released Since SEO Ultimate was designed on a modular framework,  it’s like having 20 plugins in Read More

The Practical SEO Guide Part 3

in SEO Resources by Jeffrey_Smith 12 Comments

Finishing up part three of this SEO guide, we will get into the “real deal”, raw SEO techniques and provide a more tactical direction for optimizing your online web properties. To get up to speed, you may wish to read part 1 and part 2 to see what you’ve missed. The Practical Real Deal SEO Read More

The Practical SEO Guide: Part 2

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Taking up where we left off yesterday in the Practical, Tactical SEO Guide Part I, next up in the SEO Guide Series is template selection. Choosing the right template for the right task is one of the most underrated SEO techniques, which can either rank or tank a site. The Practical SEO Guide The templates Read More