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What are some areas of SEO?

SEO can be divided into subdomains or topics in various ways. Often On-Page and Off-Page is an easy distinction. With things like keywords being “On Page SEO” and Backlinks being “Off Page SEO.” Additionally we…

What Is A CDN?

Content Delivery Networks are used to speed up sites by removing the bottleneck created by having one server provide files. These added servers are then spread out over a geographical area bringing the files closer…

Is page load speed that important?

Let me show you how important it is…. Why is realtor.com not higher than zumper.com in the mobile search on the left?  Consider these metrics Realtor.com = Domain Score: 55 Trust Score 58 Alexa Rank…

Why Is Mobile SEO important?

Volume and because Google says it is.  That’s honestly the best answer…now for the why…. More than half of the searches on Google are from mobile devices.  If you only think in terms of searching…

Should I Add My Site To Directories

Sure, why not?  Cause someone told you that they are low quality?  Well, if you have a service like SEMrush.com look at their backlinks….they’re in a directory or two too.  End result…directories still have a…

What Is Negative SEO

Negative SEO is a branch of SEO that largely came into existence with Google’s Penguin Update.  For the first time in SEO a search engine was prepared to lower your ranking based on what it…

Should I really use the IMG-Alt Tags?

Yes … already, come on!  An interesting thing happened once on a blog post I did while the article was on page two the image I used in the post and included a good img-alt…

What are some of the most useful WordPress plugins for SEO?

Theres likely debate and I don’t claim to have tested everything out there but I’ve found this mix to be good for me. WPA Auto Links – It auto adds links in your content when…

How Useful Are RSS Feeds In SEO?

I have to admit they are useful in my opinion.  Say you have 10 blogs that you do SEO for … you can use the RSS feed with an IFTTT Applet to auto generator your…

Whats Auto Blogging?

Auto Blogging is the practice of increasing content across sites usually with the same content but sometimes with subtle changes in the wording.  It’s done usually to pad content and it’s similar to syndicating news…

Whats a Backlink Indexer?

Backlink Indexers are simply sites such as indexkings.com that claim to get your backlinks found by Google faster.  The jury is out on how useful they actually are but essentially they place backlinks to your…

Where should my keywords be on a page

Keywords first and foremost should be located where they make sense.  Don’t force them into a place just because you want that keyword. With that said, Keywords should be in the page title, description, Img…

How can I increase Technical SEO

Best plan is to hire me to do a Technical Audit and let me implement my recommendations.  Too easy right?  Okay…so then you need to establish a baseline go to gtmetrix.com and put in a…

What is the Disavow Tool, When should I use it

Google provides us with a tool they call the Disavow Tool.  It allows websites to list backlinks that they don’t want counting as part of their site’s backlinks.  Some backlinks may harm your SEO efforts…

Where can I find my Page Rank

In the early 2000s.  Page Rank isn’t a publicly available factor anymore according to Google.  You can monitor your page and domain using other metrics such as Domain Authority, Citation Flow and Trust Flow.  These…

Whats keyword stuffing

James Cameron does what James Cameron does because James Cameron is James Cameron. That is keyword stuffing.  It’s easy to spot and pretty obvious.  Think of a shameless self promotional tactic that just forces a…

How fast should a page load

All of your sites pages should load within three seconds.  After five seconds the number of people still waiting for your page to load is about half of those who started. As your page takes…

What’s the best keyword density

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How long will it take to rank for a specific keyword?

Likely this is the most annoying question I get but I get it…we all wanna know the future.  Anyone who tells you a set time table is lying or doesn’t realize they don’t know.  We…

Do I need an SEO

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