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Bryan Phelps
CEO at Big Leap
Bryan is Big Leap's CEO and founder. When he's not working on the business you can find him spending time with his family, enjoying the sun in St. George, UT, or hitting the links. Maybe all three.

Does SEO Really Work?

During our meetings with potential clients, we sometimes hear the question “Does SEO really work?” from small business owners to experienced, large company CMO’s.

It’s a valid question to ask as many people have been sold on the dream of endless free traffic while an SEO guru/ninja/rockstar throws around jargon and hints at their secret sauce […]

By |May 29th, 2017|Categories: SEO|

6 Things to Look for when Hiring a Digital Marketing Agency

“Part of knowing who you are is knowing who you aren’t.” I first heard this quote from our head of business development, Dan Posner, while we were deep in discussion about our core values and better defining who Big Leap is as an agency and why we do what we do.

As Big Leap has grown […]

By |January 5th, 2017|Categories: Business, Frequently Asked Questions|

Big Leap Honored in 2016 Inc. 5000

When I started Big Leap back in 2008, I couldn’t have imagined that we’d be where we are now in 2016.

The early years of Big Leap were mostly centered around affiliate marketing websites I had built and some on-and-off consulting with local businesses about organic and paid search.

In 2013, I launched Big Leap full-time and […]

By |August 22nd, 2016|Categories: Company News|

BuzzStream: Resources & Prospecting Searches

Like most good SEO’s, my techniques for obtaining links has drastically changed over the last 2 years. There’s no doubt that quality is the only option now and quality takes time and a lot of manual work.

While you can’t completely take the manual work out of it, BuzzStream has made it a lot easier and […]

By |January 25th, 2013|Categories: Tools|

What You Need to Know about Your Website’s IP Address

It’s undeniable that the internet has changed the way we communicate, socialize and complete basic tasks on a daily basis. And while most of us use the internet on a daily basis, not very many of us actually understand how it works.

While it may be difficult for the average Joe to understand everything, there are […]

By |January 9th, 2013|Categories: Internet|

How to Promote & Prepare Your Site for Guest Bloggers

This is a guest blog post provided by Kevin Phelps.

Guest blogging has become a buzzword around the internet marketing industry for good reason; it works. It’s a win-win situation for both the webmaster and the blogger if done correctly but oftentimes webmasters fall short on content because they don’t know how to promote their own […]

By |July 2nd, 2012|Categories: Blogging, Link Building, SEO|

Will Google’s +1 Button Hurt Your Rankings?

Google is jumping into the button game along side Facebook, Twitter, Digg and many others to introduce their +1 button.  Webmasters can now add the +1 button to their websites so visitors can essentially endorse a webpage and recommend it to their friends.
A New Form of Spam?
There is a common cycle in the SEO world […]

By |June 1st, 2011|Categories: Industry News, SEO|

Best Place for Google Search Volume?

The answer is: nowhere, at least to find an accurate number.  There has been some much needed coverage recently in the SEO world about the Google AdWords tool vs. Google’s Search-Based Keyword Tool (SKTool).  To get some history, check out posts on Smackdown and David Naylor.

The various keyword tools do provide some interesting information about […]

By |August 17th, 2010|Categories: SEO|

Yahoo! to Test Bing Search Results

The Yahoo!/Bing merger announced in early 2009 will begin to finally roll out in upcoming months.  In an email sent to Yahoo! advertisers, the company officially announced that it will slowly begin live testing Bing results on Yahoo.com as early as this month.

What does this mean from an SEO perspective?  While Google continues to dominate search share each month, the combination of Yahoo! and Bing will account for approximately 30% of the search volume coming from the Bing algorithm.  […]

By |July 16th, 2010|Categories: Industry News, SEO|

Google Showing Site Links in PPC Ads

Google is continuing to experiment with the style and options of PPC ads.  With more and more users going straight to the organic rankings, Google and other search engines are desperately looking for ways to draw people back to the paid ads.  As shown in the image below, Google is showing something similar to organic […]

By |December 9th, 2009|Categories: PPC|