The Last Keyword Tool: SEO Tactics Revealed!

in SEO Videos by Jeffrey_Smith 6 Comments

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 Read More

Google Disavow Links Tool: Declassified!

in Internet News by Jeffrey_Smith 7 Comments

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 Read More

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

in SEO by Jeffrey_Smith 2 Comments

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 Read More

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

in SEO Videos by Jeffrey_Smith 13 Comments

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. It's Read More

Google’s Greatest Fear

in SEO by Jeffrey_Smith 18 Comments

With millions of business owners, webmasters and affiliates spending thousands of dollars on SEO and countless hours optimizing their websites (only to have the Google organic search results shaken up or completely whisked away due to vacillating shifts from new algorithm changes) is genuinely creating feelings of anger, frustration and disdain. Google’s greatest fear is Read More

SEO Video: Qualifying Keywords Through Competitor Research

in SEO Videos by Jeffrey_Smith 5 Comments

Searching for quick competitor research methods to determine if a keyword is a worthy target for an SEO campaign? Watch this video and learn how to use your competitors to qualify which phrases are worthwhile using SEM Rush and other useful SEO tools. Stay tuned for more SEO tips and tactics from SEO Design Solutions Read More

Full-Bodied SEO: Looking Past Keywords

in Search Engine Optimization by Jeffrey_Smith 3 Comments

Just like degusting a fine wine to appreciate its full-bodied flavor, don’t omit the chronology that it’s the process of the grapes aging combined with a semblance of subordinate processes that merge a plethora of complex layers into simplified notes to cultivate a delectable, yet exquisite fine wine. In parallel, SEO is quite similar. Like Read More

Website Silo Architecture: SEO Siloing Simplified

in SEO Resources by Jeffrey_Smith 22 Comments

To draw on a visual analogy, most websites are like the image of mixed fruit below (which makes it difficult for a search engine to determine the topicality or relevance of the website (or more importantly the page) when trying to determine what to rank that page for or why. Most Websites Are Structured Like Read More

3 SEO Tools to Crush Your Competition

in SEO Tools by Jeffrey_Smith 14 Comments

Our friends at Themezoom/Network Empire have an exclusive, limited-time offer allowing you to access exclusive tools like the Krakken, The Last Keyword Tool and Domain Web Studio (DWS) at a significant savings off normally published prices. 3 SEO Tools To Crush Your Competitors Whether you are an agency (who has clients), an affiliate (looking to Read More

SEO Ultimate WordPress SEO Plugin Version 7.2.1 Released

in WordPress SEO by John Lamansky 15 Comments

SEO Ultimate (the free WordPress SEO plugin from SEO Design Solutions) has seen 4 new releases in the last few weeks. Here’s the scoop on the latest features: Take WordPress and Rankings to a Higher Level with SEO Ultimate. Global Link Mask Admin Interface The Link Mask Generator module, which first came out almost exactly Read More

Coming Soon: The WP Ultimate Theme Framework for WordPress

in WordPress SEO by Jeffrey_Smith 20 Comments

After one year of toiling away in the labs, we are preparing for the launch of The WP Ultimate Theme (a powerful, flexible and dynamic premium SEO framework for WordPress) designed to work in tandem with SEO Ultimate (our WordPress SEO plugin). The WP Ultimate Theme: So Powerful, It Should Have Its Own Cape! Our Read More

Infographic: How Profitable is Google?

in Web Resources by Jeffrey_Smith 6 Comments

Here are a few tantalizing tidbits of trivia for visual types who enjoy contrast and comparison courtesy of BusinessMba.org called Google: Behind the Numbers. Aside from the glaring monetization prowess of “The Digital Juggernaut” known as Google, just remember “your clicks equate to revenue”. Let’s take a peek behind the numbers from Google’s 2010 profits Read More