The Craziest Black Hat SEO Scam I Have Ever Seen – Have You Been Hit?

I have been in the SEO world since 2002. In that time I have optimized well over 300 websites (I stopped keeping track) successfully and then designing and developing SEO software for thousands more to optimize their own website. Being involved in the SEO world for so long I have come across some pretty crazy techniques and black hat strategies. I have to admit, dishonest people are pretty creative. I [...]

How To Get Your Business Onto Google Local – SEO Optimization Tips

10 Easy Steps To Get Your Business On The Top Of Google Local If you have a business that caters to a local region then getting a top listing in Google’s local results is paramount to the success of your business. More and more Google is trying to use your location when it delivers search results and so anytime anyone does a search which includes a city they will show their [...]

9 Things You Should NOT Do to Stay on Google’s Good Side

Sometimes Google can act a lot like a high-maintenance human being. This is why he (or she?) is so hard to understand, why it can be so tricky to keep him happy. He has a series of complex emotions, doesn’t always think in black and white, and has a tendency to hold some serious grudges. So, like a volatile human, you’ll have to tread carefully around him and always keep [...]

What SEO Means in 2015: A beginners guide

It’s not easy being a small business owner. You’re in a position that requires you to make about two million decisions every day (we’re ballparking here), as well as be responsible for sifting through the roughly ten million investment opportunities thrown at you from marketing firms, accountant agencies, and the like. You’ve most likely heard the strange acronym “SEO” used at one point, and you’ve probably been told it’s one [...]