Just wanted to share that we recently had the honor of being interviewed by Business Banter Plus from the 2nd most curious person on the planet Elaine Lindsay. In case you’re wondering what we’ve been working on, how SEO Design Solutions was born or where it’s going, this in-depth interview covers is all; including topics Read More
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
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
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
Competitive keywords crumble from implementing superb site architecture reinforced by a combination of theme-relevant content, strategic secondary navigation and contextual links. Backlinks are only partially responsible for slaying competitive coveted keywords,so before one link is built, make sure your on page SEO is rock-solid with these priceless SEO techniques.
Earlier this month, I had the distinct pleasure of meeting up with the Themezoom Revolution (Russell Wright, Sue Bell and Matt DaCruz) during the planning of one of the most sophisticated SEO tools the web has ever witnessed at the ThemeZoom secret labs. This video on Website Silo Architecture is a by product of that Read More
Below is a sneak peak of the keyword decisions screen for Domain Web Studio 2.5 prior to the DWS 3.0 update. For the past few weeks I’ve been working with Matt “The Mad Scientist” Da Cruz as he meticulously fine-tuned the SEO metrics and custom parameters built into the “rules engine” for this update. SEO’s Read More
Watch over my shoulder as I perform a live site review touching on topics such as shingle analysis, visual page segmentation, link flow, server side includes, keyword prominence, keyword proximity, link flow and more – in this 10 minute walk-through behind the eyes of an SEO optimizing a website for optimal performance in Google. Shameless Read More
Use these 5 SEO tips for competitor research and analysis to reveal niche markets or affiliate market opportunities by triangulating keyword search volume for domains ranked in the top 3 results for keywords with proven commercial intent. Rather than rely on one tool alone, this method uses SEMRush, Compete and Alexa in tandem with related Read More
There is nothing worse than targeting the wrong keywords using SEO, only to determine that the phrase you rank #1 for was a waste of time. Of the various species of keywords such as (1) educational (2) commercial (3) tangential or (4) targeted, if they lack commercial intent or rather conversion value, then use these Read More
I believe as an SEO, we often have the tendency to get “to caught up” chasing search engine algorithms and phantoms in an attempt to reverse-engineer ripples and effects rather than quantifying the causes that created them. This is why today, I would like to share something simply brilliant by turning back the clock to Read More
Searching for low-tech SEO tips and tactics to identify (1) companies that occupy lucrative keywords (2) what percentage of traffic those keyword represent and (3) other keywords they have optimized as well? Then watch the SEO video below for these easy and informative tips.