The Ideal Ratio Between Twitter Followers and Those you Follow

Twitter is a social media platform that is beloved by both individuals and companies.  With 135,000 new users each day, Twitter is growing fast and people are constantly trying to get new followers. Following people is easy, but gaining followers is trickier. This brings up the question, should you follow more people than follow you [...]

By |2019-08-09T18:57:01-06:00August 9th, 2014|Categories: Archive, Social Media|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on The Ideal Ratio Between Twitter Followers and Those you Follow

The Influence of Mobile

Then and now If you’re anything like me, you probably appreciate a good movie every now and again. I feel comfortable in assuming I’m not alone in this sentiment based on the millions of dollars a good movie can bring in at the box office.  However, as excited as I am about the [...]

By |2019-08-09T18:57:01-06:00August 8th, 2014|Categories: Archive, SEO, Web Design & Development|Tags: |Comments Off on The Influence of Mobile

Building Communities – A MozCon Presentation

Establishing a Community Last month the SEO company, Moz, held their annual MozCon where markers gathered to hear experts in the field discuss the latest marketing tips and trends. One of these presentations was from Richard Millington from FeverBee. Millington covered the basics of what his company does, how to establish a community. He has [...]

By |2019-08-09T18:57:02-06:00August 7th, 2014|Categories: Archive, Industry News & Updates|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Building Communities – A MozCon Presentation

Top 4 Local SEO Communities

If you think about how often Google changes its algorithms, you might want to also think about keeping up with internet marketing industry news and updates.  After hearing about Google's "Pigeon" updating the local algorithm, I decided to increase my local search research habits. I would like to introduce you to four of the most useful [...]

By |2019-08-09T18:57:02-06:00August 5th, 2014|Categories: Archive, Local SEO|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Top 4 Local SEO Communities

Bad Link Drama

It happens to all of us. It might have even happened to you. Well, even if it hasn’t, it’s better to be safe than sorry. Google is cracking down on businesses more than ever. Maybe you made some poor link building choices in the past. For one reason or another, our site sometimes gets linked [...]

By |2019-08-09T18:57:02-06:00August 5th, 2014|Categories: Archive, How To & Tutorials, SEO|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Bad Link Drama

Avoiding Flat-Lining After Giveaway Contests

When it comes to contests, it is typical to see the reward as the one of the company's best products. And who are we kidding, as consumers WE LOVE THOSE. So we go and like the page, share their post, like, comment, or do whatever else it takes to win that grand prize. But as [...]

By |2019-08-09T18:57:02-06:00August 5th, 2014|Categories: Archive, Social Media|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Avoiding Flat-Lining After Giveaway Contests

Should We Start Taking Emoticons Seriously in Social Media?

Emoticons have been in the news lately. That’s right, those little smiley faces and frownies have been the subject of several high-profile studies concerning their psychological and social impact. And the main takeaway of these studies, it just so happens, is that emoticons may actually be a good thing, which raises two questions for me: [...]

By |2019-08-09T18:57:02-06:00August 1st, 2014|Categories: Archive, Social Media|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Should We Start Taking Emoticons Seriously in Social Media?

How to Effectively Optimize a Blog Post in 2014

So you have been good and kept up on updating your blog posts. After you’ve written some quality, helpful content and uploaded it to your site you’re done, right? Well, probably not. There are some steps you’re going to want to take to make sure it gets in front of the right audience. Simply uploading [...]

By |2019-08-09T18:57:02-06:00July 31st, 2014|Categories: Archive, How To & Tutorials, SEO|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on How to Effectively Optimize a Blog Post in 2014

Unnatural Links Penalty: What it is and Basic Steps to Removing the Penalty

After Google's Panda update, In January and February of 2012 Google sent out over 700,000 emails to webmasters informing them they were being penalized for their massive quantities of unnatural back links. Google suddenly went from a very permissive parent to a strict arm folding finger shaking authoritarian. I know that paints a rather crude [...]

By |2019-10-09T09:11:55-06:00July 30th, 2014|Categories: Archive, Industry News & Updates|Comments Off on Unnatural Links Penalty: What it is and Basic Steps to Removing the Penalty