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Used Car Shopping and the User Experience

Did your last car turn out to be a lemon? Have you ever had a bad experience with a salesman that tried to lock you in to something you didn’t want? With as many horror stories that are out there, I usually try to bring a friend along with me who has the mechanical expertise […]

By |September 6th, 2014|Categories: Archive, Industry News & Updates, SEO|

The War on Spam

Google is in a constant battle against an army of spammers that is taking place across the internet. A spammer is anyone who is using tactics unapproved by Google’s guidelines to cheat their way into a higher spot on the results page of Google. Google is doing their best to stop spamming by setting rules […]

By |February 14th, 2014|Categories: Archive, SEO|

It's All About Image

MTV hosted their annual Video Music Awards last night and if there is one thing to take away from the night it should be this: Image is Everything. Twitter and other social media outlets have exploded with excitement about *NSYNC’s brief reunion during Justin’s 15 minute musical walk down memory lane as well as criticism […]

By |August 26th, 2013|Categories: Archive, SEO, Social Media, Web Design & Development|

An SEO tip: Keyword placement

The other day, I was (per usual) browsing the web, reading blog posts, commenting on interesting ones and generally surfing the web.  I ran into a blog post on Blogs.failcube.net.  Please follow the link yourself and give it a quick read.  The article is actually decently written ; Informative and interesting to read.  But there’s […]

By |May 31st, 2013|Categories: Archive, SEO|

Penguin 2.0 and the SEO Industry

On May 22, 2013, Google updated its Penguin algorithm to a new standard: Penguin 2.0(or Penguin 4). The idea behind Penguin is to drive sites with low quality content and links down in search rankings while also identifying websites worthy of being on the first page of search results.

The original Google Penguin came out in […]

By |May 30th, 2013|Categories: Archive, Industry News & Updates, SEO, Web Design & Development|

Courage in Integrity

He was the kid that everyone picked on in grade school.  He dressed funny, had shaggy hair, was socially awkward, and his smell was a weaponized friend repellant.  He tried to make fun of the way I walked once, and then I teased him till he cried.

It happened during recces in fifth grade.  A group […]

By |May 9th, 2013|Categories: Archive, SEO, Social Media|

Will Building Links Too Fast Hurt Your Website's Rankings?

Although the Internet has been available to the public since the 90’s, there is still a large percent of the population that doesn’t understand it isn’t a magic cloud of chaos. There is a method to everything. Nowadays, Google seems to be the equivalent of the Internet in many people’s eyes (with good reason). People […]

By |January 25th, 2013|Categories: Archive, Industry News & Updates, SEO|

Possible Discount for Infographic Links

We all love a good infographic. They are bright, fun, and visually appealing. They are interesting, detailed, and have information that makes them especially shareable. People naturally want to share infographics, and because they contain links, companies are eager to produce them. A company will study tips on making a successful infographic and will search […]

By |July 19th, 2012|Categories: Archive, SEO, Social Media|

How to Avoid Black Hat SEO

JC Penny’s recent black hat SEO debacle with Google probably has a lot of businesses wondering if the companies they’ve hired are entirely honorable as well, as many SEO companies wondering if the tactics they thought were harmless will get them in trouble.

The example of JC Penny was yet another reason not to engage in […]

By |February 22nd, 2011|Categories: Archive, SEO, Web Design & Development|

Yet another reason not to engage in Black Hat SEO

Think carefully before you go to the Black Hat side of the coin.
By |February 15th, 2011|Categories: Archive, SEO|