3 SEO Tips…For Funsies

I ran across an article from Entrepreneur titled “3 SEO Tips to Help Your PR Content Rank Highly With Google’s Latest Update.”  It’s from August 2015, but I don’t see how it’s any less relevant now.

Guide To Google's Penguin 2.0

Google and Penguin 2.0 Back Me Up On Blogging And SEO Optimization

Penguin 2.0 is Google’s new algorithm for delivering search results.  It delivers a bunch of updates to how Google ranks websites on the world-wide web.  The funny thing is that the Penguin 2.0 update is utilizing things that I’ve been talking about for a while.  The first time we talked about being sincere with your online presence.  Then I showed you some important stats about the benefits of blogging.  Then we talked about the importance of local businesses who blog.  Heck!  I even gave you some tips & inspiration for posting to your website.

So what I’m going to do in this article is go over my philosophy of SEO, we’ll define some terms and finally talk about what changes have come with Penguin 2.0.  Let’s get into it…

Web Content and SEO Integration / Optimization

The folks at Business Content always have great tidbits that I try to keep up on.  Today they had an article titled “How To Get Ahead Of Google Change.”  For this article Business Content gave three tips for ‘staying a head of the curve’ when it comes to search engines:

.com? .net? .info? Deciding On Your Next TLD

Do you know what TLD is?  Don’t be too embarrassed.  It stands for ‘Top Level Domain’ and to put it simply it’s what comes after the “.” in your domain name.  It could be a .com, or a .net…and even and .us.  If you’d like to be a nerd then you can find out more on Wikipedia.  You can also get a brief history of gTLD’s (or Generic TLD’s) that were first introduced in the 80’s on the  ICANN website These included the ever popular .com, .net, .org, .edu, .gov, .int and .mil.  

Tips And Inspiration For Writing Your Next Blog Post / Article

posted an article about the importance and benefits of having a blog on your website.  We went over why it’s important to keep up with it, touched on how often, and what it can do for your business.  While writing the article I came up with a lot of stuff, so I thought I’d pull out a portion of it for it’s own blog post.  I know I have the attention span of a goldfish and I’m sure many of you do too.  They’re tips and ideas for writing articles and posts that your clients and potential clients will love.

Report Proves The Importance Of Blogging

An article came up on Marketingprof’s today about the impact of blogging and the resulting website traffic.  Take a look at the graph below and you’ll see what I mean.  According to HubSpot (via MarketingProf’s):

24% Of Google Searches Are Local! Business Matters On The WWW

MarketingProf’s had a very interesting article this morning about local search engine requests.  They even broke fit down into by search engines.  Local traffic from Google was 24.24%Bing rang in at 28.8% and Yahoo was 25.28%.  The study was done by Chitika Insights.  No matter what type of business you have, if it’s local you can bet people are searching for it on the internet.  So you might want to make sure your online presence is where it’s suppose to be.

Tips For Picking Your Next Domain Name!

All right. I’m into this article for two reasons. #1 – it’s just a good article about getting the perfect domain. #2 – Jane Porter mentions Jersey in the first example. For many reasons I’m a big proponent of domains. Many times I’m a big proponent of having a few domains. They cost $14 each a year! Why wouldn’t you have at least two!


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