18 Simple SEO Items Commonly Missed in Web Development

One of the things we constantly have to do as SEO experts is give recommendations to companies on how they need to change their site so that they can be better optimized. The sad thing is that a lot of the things we recommend should have been done during the Web development phase the first […]

8 Tools to Better Understand Your Target Audience

We read a lot in the SEO world about things like keyword research, analyzing your competitors, and other things to get traffic to your site. But I don’t see information very often about deciding who your target audience is and how to make sure your keyword choices will actually reach them. This is one way […]

Use All the Tails in Your Search Marketing Strategy

I’ve been hearing a lot over the last year or so about long tail searches and all that. So today I wanted to talk briefly about why the long tail is important, but also why it should only be part of your overall search marketing strategy. Understanding the Keyword Cycle Let’s briefly discuss what head […]

List of Great Firefox Plugins for SEO

I’m a fan of Firefox mainly for the additional functionality you get from using plugins. In fact, it’s always frustrating when I am on someone else’s computer, and I don’t have access to my own set of “tools” that I use on a daily basis. Simply put, if you aren’t using Firefox, you’re missing out […]

4 Ways Any Business Can Benefit From Social Media

Social media is all the rage right now. You see it in blog posts everywhere. You see Twitter feeds on news shows. In the last month my mother and several uncles joined Facebook! Simply put, social media is all over the place. But is it useful for the average business? While not all businesses will […]