Category: SEO

How to add a business to Google maps

        Filed under: How to, SEO, Startups

If you want to get found on Google maps, you need to enter your business in the Google maps directory.  They will send you a postcard to confirm the address.  That postcard has a PIN that you need to enter into the Google maps places for business.  Then, you’ll show up on searches.


Rules for guest blogging on inQbation

Rules for guest blogging on inQbation

        Filed under: How to, SEO, Social Media

inQbation is receptive to well-written, relevant, guest blog posts that are not overtly self-promotional. Here are the rules: Top 5 rules for guest blogging Don’t spam, don’t be crass with your commercial messages or overtly self-promotional Open a New Window when you link out to other websites Include a subtle but professional byline at the … Continued

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Why $1.2 trillion in budget cuts over the next decade mean gains for web-savvy small businesses

Why $1.2 trillion in budget cuts over the next decade mean gains for web-savvy small businesses

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Looking ahead at fiscal year 2012, being budget-friendly has become a deciding factor in government spending. Increased spending during the Iraq and Afghanistan wars and via the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 has ceased and the government has mandated $1.2 trillion in budget cuts over the next decade. The government , struggling to … Continued




Hide My Ass! Web IP Proxy

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Perhaps you are in Iran, China, Cuba, or some other country that makes it a crime (punishable by death, torture, or incarceration) to interact on Social Media or to express yourself. You may need to anonymously secure your internet connection, encrypt your sensitive web traffic from network spies, and/or hide your online identity and Internet … Continued

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How long does it take for content to show up on Google?

        Filed under: Case Studies, Google, SEO

Myth: It takes weeks or months to optimize a website for Google Nowadays, with Google’s real-time search, content shows up on search engines almost instantaneously. Case study: noitabqni7002 Ten minutes ago, I submitted a search query to Google using a strange string of characters, “noitabqni7002” and received the following results: So, I created a blog … Continued

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WordPress vs Drupal vs Joomla infographic

        Filed under: SEO, Web Design

Brilliant infographic by Devious Media There is a reason why WordPress is the most popular open source CMS on earth.  But, if I need a more powerful, enterprise solution and budget was less of an issue, then my fallback would be Drupal.  There is a reason why WhiteHouse.gov is powered by Drupal.

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SEO Advice: beware of homos and heteros

SEO Advice: beware of homos and heteros

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Homonyms, Heteronyms, Homophones, and Homographs Homonyms sound alike but have different meanings. Homophones sound alike but have different meanings and spellings. Homographs are spelled the same but have different meanings. Heteronyms are spelled the same but have different meanings and sounds. What does that have to do with SEO?  Well, if you use Google Adwords … Continued

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WordPress tags are low-hanging fruit for SEO

WordPress tags are low-hanging fruit for SEO

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At inQbation, we obsess over 3 things: Satisfying customer expectations Getting found on Google (SEO) WordPress design and development One of my favorite subjects are “How to use WordPress for SEO” to get found on Google.  In my opinion, tags are one of your best friends if you love WordPress and search engine optimization. Quick … Continued

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Google changes algorithm – bad for content farms

        Filed under: Google, SEO

Washington DC SEO Expert – SEO Quotient has always been my little test bed for conducting experiments in search engine optimization (SEO). After all, I would not want to do any experimentation on a client site that could result in inflating my client’s expectations and/or disappointing them if their traffic were to suddenly crash. That’s … Continued

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How to simplify your web content

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As a web designer and business analyst, I tend to see recurring problems with web design and, in particular, web content management.  The problem is industry lingo – terms and definitions that are common to people inside an industry but foreign to those outside the industry. Great example: I have a client who performs oral … Continued

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Washington DC SEO Services

Washington DC SEO Services

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How we work We are SEO experts.  One of my websites, www.SEOQ.com, just passed 330,000 unique visits over the past month.  It’s on track to break 400,000 unique visits within the next 3 weeks.  It is about to surpass the 14,000 visits per day milestone. If you know about Alexa,  it is a huge accomplishment … Continued

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