Social Media Optimization Social media marketing requires a brand to be many places at once. And if you’re still trying to do that manually, then you’re sacrificing productivity and wasting your time. At Intelligent HQ, Paula Newton has a list of 50 social media tools to help you save time and get more out of […]
Social Optimization Google recently acquired a patent for detecting spam across social networks, which Bill Slawski nicely summarized this week on SEO by the Sea. With Matt Cutts still on extended leave, it will be interesting to see how Google’s definition of social spam develops and any implications that may have for ranking signals. […]
Search Engine Optimization Despite how long it’s been around, SEO is still fairly misunderstood by people who don’t actually do it for a living. Alexandra Tachalova debunked six myths about SEO at Entrepreneur.com this week. Google Webmaster Tools is a thing of the past. Meet Google Search Console – the renamed and reinvented Webmaster Tools. […]
Search Engine Optimization How have Google’s algorithm updates improved SEO? With higher content standards, less tolerance for spam, and clearer guidelines for marketers and webmasters to follow, Google’s actually made the Internet an (arguably) better place for SEOs to work. Adam Stetzer has the full write-up at Search Engine Watch. Any time you build a […]
Search Engine Optimization Which organic search marketing software is best? You can find out for yourself by comparing top tools on the G2 Crowd Grid or download a full report. Were you paying attention when emojis began to appear in Google search results a couple weeks ago? Google’s John Mueller has confirmed that the search […]
Q: What should I do about a bad review of my business that’s true? A: First, remind yourself that this as an opportunity for your brand, not a disaster. Getting negative reviews feels bad, especially if they’re deserved. But no matter how scathing the review is, you can turn this situation to your advantage. […]
“I just don’t get it. How can Twitter grow my small business?” If this is you, you’re not alone. We’re here to help. Twitter is an amazing phenomenon. The ability to share concise communications on ALL topics of life has been revolutionary. Messages that are immediately seen by your followers, and their followers, have a huge […]
Your site is up but the traffic is not quite as steady as you had hoped. You’ve been learning about small business SEO and diligently working through our SEO software. But someone just told you how they’d paid to get on page 1 of Google — what’s that about? Doesn’t the faster and easier way always sound better?!