SEO and Google Search Engine Result Pages

in SEO by Jeffrey_Smith 3 Comments

With the mass amount of beta tests executed on search algorithms within the Googleplex, search results can often seem like “mixed-fruit” or a “tossed salad” for business owners trying to get a grip on where they rank and for which keywords. Sifting Through Organic Search Engine Results The purpose of this posts is to reveal Read More

5 SEO Internal Linking Errors to Avoid

in SEO Basics by Jeffrey_Smith 13 Comments

We all know the value of external links from other websites, but what about the power of internal links for SEO or how they impact ranking algorithms to determine which pages serve what function within a website? 5 Internal Linking Errors to Avoid Below are 5 common on page SEO boo-boos to avoid when optimizing Read More

Homepage Replaced by Internal Page in Google SERPs

in SEO by Jeffrey_Smith 8 Comments

Many of you may have noticed your homepage disappearing for certain keywords or rankings in search engines only to be replaced by an internal “more relevant” internal page. While this is a concern for SEO and conversion, there are two sides to this “situation” that you can benefit from, if you take Google’s lead. Where Read More

Walmart Challenges Amazon with Free Shipping on 60,000 Items

in Internet News by Jeffrey_Smith 1 Comment

Affiliates, here is an interesting tidbit of breaking news gleaned from MSNBC that can put money in your pockets.  WalMart is making a push to woo online shoppers this season by offering FREE shipping on over 60,000 items. WalMart Challenges Amazon with Free Shipping As value-conscious consumers turned super-savvy online shoppers now stay home and Read More

SEO Tips to Increase Landing Page Conversions

in SEO Tips by Jeffrey_Smith 7 Comments

Minimizing the negative side effects of tangential traffic that reaches the wrong landing page unintentionally by remodeling the page or imbuing your pages with an alternative purpose can increase profits as a result of “changing the focal point” to managing consumer expectations. Using Segmentation Increase Landing Page Conversions Two things you should avoid are (1) Read More

Target Buyers not Browsers with Keywords

in Search Engine Optimization by Jeffrey_Smith 3 Comments

When you are targeting an organic SEO campaign, placing the proper value and emphasis on keywords can mean the difference between your website being an educational resource or a commercial landing page that converts. Targeting Buyers Not Browsers with Keywords Each type of keyword has an individual on the other side of it looking for Read More

Why Most Landing Pages Fail

in SEO Consulting by Jeffrey_Smith 5 Comments

The saying you can lead a horse to water, but can’t make them drink is the equivalent of bringing a visitor to a landing page through paid search, banners, contextual advertising or SEO and then wondering why (if the website lacks trust, conviction or a call to action) that visitors fail to convert. Puzzled About Read More

Does Your Website Have a Content Development Plan?

in SEO Resources by Jeffrey_Smith 4 Comments

What happens when your pages go stale and there are no fresh or authoritative links to “validate” your websites’ relevance score to search engines through the “query deserves freshness” model? Your website can potentially lose traction and slip in the SERPs (search engine result pages) from abandonment or lack of citation. Does Your Website Have Read More

SEO Tips to Start Your New Website

in SEO Tips by Jeffrey_Smith 5 Comments

What’s the difference between a new website and a powerhouse domain ranking for competitive keyword-specific rankings? The answer, SEO, content, time and links… Start Your New Website Using These 3 SEO Tips First, you start with keyword research, this includes assessing all of the root phrases, synonyms, keyword modifiers and potential keyword variations a consumer Read More

The Differences Between the SEO and Affiliate Mindset

in SEO by Jeffrey_Smith

Today’s topic is the difference, advantages and disadvantages of SEO and affiliate marketing mindset. The affiliate mindset is bred as a hybrid of function and opportunity. The SEO and Affilate Marketing Mindset What lays between them is utility and sensationalism (for the publisher) and satisfaction (for the end user) if the combination of traffic and Read More

How to Use SEMRush to Monetize Click Through Traffic

in How To Reference Material by Jeffrey_Smith 16 Comments

Let’s face it, there are only 2 kinds of rankings for SEO, (1) the ones you meant to do on purpose and (2) the rankings that appeared unintentionally that still drive traffic to your website. For the second type, you can use SEMRush to find and monetize your visitors. How to Use SEMRush to Increase Read More

CTR Stats to Change Due to Google Instant

in Web Resources by Jeffrey_Smith 2 Comments

Though Google’s recent introduction of Google Instant has been largely well-received by users, it is already causing headaches and heartburn for SEOs who are trying to figure out the ways in which the new feature will change the playing field. The new feature, which works by showing the results of a search as the user Read More