Google’s “Mobile-Friendly” Algorithm

On April 21, 2015 Google will be updating its search algorithm with a new algorithm designed specifically to focus on mobile search results. Mobile device usage has been on the rise ever since the early 2000’s and now device usage is prevalent enough in search results that Google has decided it’s time to step in […]

By |March 23rd, 2015|Categories: Industry News & Updates, SEO|

A drummers take on going back to the basics

Let’s take a step back from SEO for a second. I’ve been drumming for a lot of my life. When I first began drumming, I could only use real basic beats such as basic rhythms that can be found in older AC/DC albums or White stripes albums. At the time this was sufficient but as […]

By |March 9th, 2014|Categories: Archive, How To & Tutorials, SEO|

Social Media’s "Bigfoot"

Have you ever wished that you could instantly know what the perfect post would be on your Facebook?  As nice as that sounds, that mentality may be preventing you from ever creating “the perfect post”.  Assuming that it even exists.  I want to dive a little deeper on why looking for it might be the reason you never find what I call social media’s Bigfoot, the perfect post.  Let’s start by looking at a few platforms and some elements that make a good post. 


By |February 17th, 2014|Categories: Archive, Social Media|

Google+ Communities: Quantity AND Quality

When it comes to food and college students there will forever be a great debate that rages on:  quantity vs. quality.  Do you get the burrito that doesn’t taste very good but is huge and cheap or go find some real food that is a little pricier but tastes delicious.  For me personally, I always go with the burrito.  Occasionally, a small miracle occurs where the stars align and a glimmer of hope appears in the form of a meal that is delicious, affordable, and in large quantities.  This rare phenomenon has occurred in the social media world. […]

By |February 2nd, 2014|Categories: Archive, Social Media|

End of Year Review 2013: Social Media

Overall Trends
2013 has been a great year for Social Media witnessing large growth not only in user base but in the ability for social media to meet business needs. Social Media Sites continue to grow more marketing friendly allowing companies to better segment and target users. Targeted users can be serviced ads designed specifically for […]

By |January 8th, 2014|Categories: Featured Posts, Industry News & Updates, Social Media, Social SEO|

Duplicate Content and Your Search Rankings

Duplicate Content has been a topic of interest in the SEO world for a number of years now and webmasters need to know to what extent duplicate content is allowed and how it will affect their rankings in search engines.  Since the question regarding permissible, duplicate content has arisen many times Matt Cutts, head of […]

By |December 27th, 2013|Categories: Archive, Industry News & Updates, SEO, Web Design & Development|

Google Takes Down Anglo Rank

Last week the SEO buzz was focused on Google’s call out of Anglo Rank.  Anglo rank is a paid link service that boasts of providing powerful links in several privately networks which were apparently not linked together and near untraceable.  On their website they actually state that, “There are absolutely NO footprints linking the websites […]

By |December 13th, 2013|Categories: Archive, Industry News & Updates, SEO|

Is YouTube’s Google + Commenting System Working?

Anyone familiar with YouTube knows that its comments are notorious for being rude, obnoxious, and incredible profane. The anonymous commenting system that was in place allowed anyone to say anything anywhere and get away with it. Sort of like wearing a mask on Halloween, people feel they can do or say anything when their identity […]

By |November 27th, 2013|Categories: Archive, Industry News & Updates, Social Media|

Recap of Pubcon 2013: General Trends and SEO Practices

I recently had the opportunity to listen to Brett Tabke and Joe Latatro give a recap of the general themes and takeaways from this latest 2013 Pubcon in Las Vegas. To give a little bit of background, Brett (seen to left) is the chair of Pubcon conferences and has been involved in marketing and conferences […]

By |November 15th, 2013|Categories: Archive, Featured Posts, Industry News & Updates, PPC, SEO, Social Media, Web Design & Development|