Archives for Search Engine Marketing

18 Jan

12 Questions You Need to Ask Before Hiring an SEO Company

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evaluating SEO companies

Author: Nate Dame

Hiring an SEO company or agency can be a daunting task. In the best-case scenario, your partner grows organic traffic to your site, improves your search rankings, and helps you generate more leads and sales. In the worst-case scenario, your SEO partner engages in black hat techniques that give the appearance of success, disappears before the penalties kick in, and leaves you with less traffic than ever. Consider the following 12 questions—and what to look for in the answers—to find a proficient SEO company that follows best practices and drives the results you’re seeking.

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15 Dec

3 Keys to Modern Keyword Research: Update Your Strategy and Tools for 2017

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3 keys to modern keyword research

Author: Nate Dame

Though it might make for a catchy, clickbait title, keywords are not dead. As long as people use words to communicate with search engines, keywords will never die. How we use them in an SEO strategy, however, is always evolving. Read on for three keys to modern keyword research.

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03 Nov

How to Thrive in Google’s New Mobile Search Index

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How to Thrive in Google’s New Mobile Search Index

Author: Mike Tomita

Last month, Google announced that it will be changing the way it evaluates web pages for mobile searches. With more than 3.2 billion people worldwide using the internet regularly and nearly 2.5 billion who do so from a mobile phone, according to data from eMarketer, this could have a huge impact on your brand’s SEO efforts.
Here are three simple steps that you can take to ensure you’re providing a good mobile experience and keeping both your visitors and Google happy.

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