Lazy SEO and Mullets, Google Bot says it’s time to move on!

in Search Engine Optimization by Jeffrey_Smith 3 Comments

Don’t get lazy at the top or should I say get too comfortable… Sounds pretty straight forward right? It may be time to lose the mullet and the lazy SEO that went along with them. The premise behind this post is, too many companies are stuck in the search engine optimization methods that prevailed in Read More

Why Seo Websites Rank Higher

in Search Engine Optimization by Jeffrey_Smith 1 Comment

Ever wondered why Seo Websites Rank Higher? It is no surprise when you think about it. The only difference between Seo Websites and a regular website is usually (a) thoughtful planning and (b) attention to detail such as word density, code, content and links.

Yahoo has a New Look!

in Search Engine Optimization by Jeffrey_Smith

I couldn’t help but notice today that Yahoo has a new look. Note how at the bottom of the page instead of the throwback next symbol there is a sleek new MSN-ish, interface. Not to mention they threw in a nice new bold query suggestion box that features a tab just underneath the search box Read More

Microsoft Live Search Strikes Back

in Search Engine Optimization by Jeffrey_Smith

With the sheer number of search engines vying for the upper echelon in the word of search, one thing still reigns supreme besides Google. The fact that Yahoo and MSN have had to up their game to keep the competition at bay and keep the algorithms fine tuned to produce relevant results. With fickle users Read More

Yahoo Search Displaying Schizophrenic Results

in Search Engine Optimization by Jeffrey_Smith 1 Comment

Is it just me or is Yahoo Search displaying Schizophrenic results? One search for Seo Web Design for example resulted in “We had temporary problems searching for web pages. Search again for seo web design or type a new query above”. Another brought up an entirely unrelated topic, who knows what is next when updates Read More

Catchy Titles Have Higher Click Through Rates

in Search Engine Optimization by Jeffrey_Smith 17 Comments

Do “Catchy Headlines and Snazzy Titles” that use SEO to rank higher increase conversion? It stands to reason that getting the attention of the reader can make the difference between a thriving online presence or zero traffic for your website. When you think about it, having a well positioned value proposition in your headline (an Read More

Local Search Engine Optimization Tips to Improve Organic Rankings

in Search Engine Optimization by Jeffrey_Smith 10 Comments

Ever wondered how to attain higher local search engine rankings? Here are a few SEO tips to strengthen organic search engine placement. Although the competition can be fierce from local businesses (who often resort to keyword stuffing) local search engine optimization is far less convoluted by comparison to national search engine placement.

Internet Marketing & The Rules of Engagement

in Search Engine Optimization by Jeffrey_Smith 5 Comments

Internet marketing is the synthesis of traditional marketing, web 2.0 SEO Technology (social media, networking) and common sense. On one side, you have to think like the user who knows nothing and emulate how you would go about navigating the web to find conclusive results for your queries in a truly unbiased fashion. On the Read More

Why Local Search Marketing is a Must for Small Business

in Search Engine Optimization by Jeffrey_Smith 3 Comments

We all know how effective using the internet can be for finding useful information, researching a product or service, socializing or making purchases. But the topic we will be discussing is why local search engine optimization in important. Google Algorithms Changes and SERP Watching Understanding this, the demand for optimizing your content and your website Read More

SEO Design – Making the Most of Web Page Layout & Keyword Research for Rankings

in Articles, Search Engine Optimization by Jeffrey_Smith 4 Comments

Are you aware of how a few changes to your website can improve you SEO and search engine rankings? For example, simply by understanding how spiders crawl your pages and what emphasis they place on particular types of content is imperative for ensuring: (a) that all of the information on your pages is easily accessible Read More