How to SEO Your Website

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Have you ever wondered how to SEO your website by mapping themed keywords into a silo site architecture? How to Map Keywords in Content Silos Today’s post will provide a very simple method for determining where a keyword fits into the hierarchy of a website and how to integrate it into a theme to create Read More

Google’s Loves Affair With Authority Sites

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In short, Google’s love affair with authority sites is based on the premise of reciprocity, relevance and commercial viability. It’s no secret, that Google’s search engine algorithms are stacked in favor of quality content and authoritative websites. Google’s Love Affair with Authority Sites Protecting the integrity of that love affair can have harsh consequences for Read More

10 Search Engine Optimization Tips

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The underpinnings of SEO are seldom shared in such depth and while there are hundreds of blogs scratching the surface on search engine optimization, today’s post reveals the depths of SEO and the strategies and tactics required to assess, enter and conquer a competitive keyword or market, depending on your resolve, skill-set or budget. 10 Read More

New SEO Tools in Progress

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Here is a sneak peak of the recent collaboration with Themezoom / DWS. Although I briefly hinted at the projects we have percolating in the labs, Russell Wright was courteous enough to record and share this video as Matt Da Cruz and I were discussing some of the new market defining SEO features and functions Read More

Alternative Ways to Measure SEO Results!

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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

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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 Penalties and How to Remove Them

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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

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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 Ultimate WordPress SEO Plugin Version 4.8 Released!

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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 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

Warning! Search Engine Algorithm Changes Detected!

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When rankings vacillate and a website loses position for a conversion-critical keyword, it can be sheer pandemonium for businesses owners, corporate giants or affiliates alike. Surviving Shifts in Search Engine Algorithms There are three things to be said about SEO and search engines (1) they work together wonderfully (like Reese’s Peanut Butter and Chocolate) and Read More

WP Ultimate Theme Underway by SEO Design Solutions

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For those of you currently using SEO Ultimate our Free WordPress SEO Plugin, this is a heads-up to let you know that  SEO Design Solutions is developing a companion WordPress theme to complement it amply named “The WP Ultimate Theme”. WP Ultimate Theme Underway by SEO Design Solutions The idea is simple, your website should Read More