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The Marketer’s Guide to Google Plus

Facebook and Twitter profiles are mandatory for most companies, but is Google+ worth it? You may think to yourself: “Why should I get a Google+ account when Facebook can essentially do anything Google+ can do?” At this point in time that…

6 Indispensable Free & Freemium SEO Tools

When you are working on search engine optimization for your own business or for a client’s website, you will need some great SEO tools. If you have the budget, you can certainly pay for the best SEO tools the Internet has…

40 Advanced and Alternative Search Engines

Have you ever been looking for something but didn’t know where to find it? If that something is online, then your search is over (or just about to begin). The following are 40 advanced and alternative search engines that you…

How User Personas Can Improve Your SEO Strategy

User personas are fictional characters which are typically used in the user-centered design process to represent the different user types of a website.  They can, however, be useful in your online marketing campaigns and in this post I’m going to talk…

Natural Link Building 101

Link building is one of the most important things you can do in terms of off-site search engine optimization. As you probably know by now, search engines like Google tend to rank pages higher in search results based on the…

How to Ask Bloggers for Backlinks and Reviews

Getting reviews from bloggers and online content creators can make a huge difference in how successful a new product or company is. In addition to bringing direct traffic from the sites giving you links, incoming links from high-ranking websites, especially if…

Do You Make Any of These 10 Simple SEO Mistakes?

Tell me if this sounds familiar: You decide you’re going to concentrate on SEO for your primary traffic strategy, optimizing everything so that Google and Bing and Yahoo send you thousands of visitors per day, free of charge. So, you rush off…

SEO: A Comprehensive Guide for Beginners

SEO. You hear the term all the time, but how do you actually rank higher in the search engines? I know when I first heard the term, it sounded like some voodoo magic that only a few people understood how to use. The…