Category: SEO

SEO Analysis tools to compare competitor websites

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Classic question from a typical client… Dentist: Why does the dentist across the street rank higher than me? To many people, who don’t quite understand how search engines work, it could be baffling to try to understand why a competing business in the same area – or even the same building – ranks higher on … Continued

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Internship at Web Development and Design Firm

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Week 6 Blog: SEO for local listings As search engines try to custom tailor search results, location is an important factor. A user searching for “good French restaurants” might not specify the location but it can be assumed that they would prefer a restaurant 10 miles away than one 100 miles away, no matter how … Continued

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Internship at Digital Marketing Firm in Virginia

Internship at Digital Marketing Firm in Virginia

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Week 4 Blog: Google’s AdWords and AdSense Originally Google was designed purely as a search engine: to deliver the most relevant search results to users. However, as Google expanded, it became a business and needed to commercialize. The idea of AdWords started with Bill Gross who thought of it based off of Yellow Pages. Google … Continued

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Internship at Web Development Company in Virginia

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How SEO Works: How to rank higher on search engines Week 2 Blog: Images and non-HTML content Entering the second week of the internship, I have learned that images and non-HTML content can play a key role to SEO. Optimizing images, Flash file, Java applets and videos for SEO can be just as important as text content. Not … Continued

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Internship at Digital Marketing Firm in DC Area

Internship at Digital Marketing Firm in DC Area

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Week 1 Blog: Background of Search Engines and Keywords This blog will focus on my evolving and growing understanding of SEO and general web development. Entering my internship, my basic understanding of SEO or search engine optimization was restricted to the idea that search engines rank web pages and that higher ranked web pages would … Continued

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WordPress Design Agency in Washington DC

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WordPress Design Agency in Washington DC When a customer comes to for a new website design based on WordPress, they sometimes struggle to articulate exactly what they want their website to look like. That’s why we most often encourage the client to review the designs available through Themeforest, for example. We often recommend this approach … Continued

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Get Google Analytics premium for ONLY $150,000 per year

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That right, for only $150,000 (USD) per year and for a limited time, you too can get Google analytics premium.  It is a small price to pay to work directly with Google.  But wait, call now and you can get a free gmail account for the same low price of $150,000 per year.  Order right … Continued

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How to integrate social media into your digital strategy

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There are actually 5+ levels of social media integration that you can do on your website to leverage the viral power of social media marketing. Social media follow Social media share Social media like Social media embed Social media single sign on            Learn more about it on our social media integration page and … Continued

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Most popular sites in the world on the Internet

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Generally speaking, the 7 drivers of traffic to a website are: Tools Information Entertainment Community Commerce Communication Education Some site are able to drive huge traffic and remain popular by leveraging only one of these drivers while others strive to leverage all 7 levers. If you want to drive more traffic to your site, try … Continued

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SEO Tips: Listen to your clients

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My best source of information and business intelligence about how to rank high on Google (search engine optimization) comes directly from the prospective clients whom I speak with over the phone.  Goes like this… Telephone rings Blake: It’s a GREAT day at inQbation.  This is Blake.  How can I help you? Caller: I’m looking for … Continued

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How to Increase Traffic to your Website

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There are seven (7) primary reasons why people use the Internet and/or visit a website: Information Education Entertainment Communication Community Tools E-Commerce If you want to drive traffic to your website, if you want people to be loyal and faithful visitors of your website who return frequently and linger longer, you need to think about … Continued

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How to get found on Google

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Feeling lost? Want to get found on Google? Getting found on Google is not hard. You have to follow three simple steps: 1. Use WordPress to power your website 2. Choose the keyword phrases that your target audience will most likely Google 3. Insert that keyword phrase into the subject or title of your blog … Continued

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How to Maintain Your Page Rank During a Design Change

How to Maintain Your Page Rank During a Design Change

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Trends come and go, and what may have seemed cutting edge with your web site a few years ago may now seem hokey and old-fashioned. Or perhaps your brand identity has changed or you have widened your niche and your website no longer reflects your company accurately. Re-designing your website can help you to create … Continued


Revisiting SEO: Why you should have an SEO update plan

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Recently, I received a request for proposal (RFP) from a prospective client and in that proposal I read what I thought was either a typo or some insider acronym.  The word was, “foci”.  Have you ever heard the term, foci, used before?  I had to Google it. Foci: n. Plural of focus.  A central point … Continued

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