Posts Tagged “SEO”

Three Reasons to Use Bing Search Engine Tags

Posted on March 23rd, 2013 by Jake Neeley

Bing, Microsoft’s search engine, is mounting a serious challenge to other tech giants like Google and Yahoo. In a recent infographic published by Search Engine Journal, a visual comparison was shown highlighting U.S. Search activity: Google ranked as number 1, Yahoo number 2, and Bing at the number 3 spot. A search engine, crawls, analyzes,…

About Jake Neeley

Jake Neeley is a content marketing and social media geek who loves reading, outdoor sports (especially those in Utah mountains), and time with his family. Connect with Jake on Google+, Twitter, and LinkedIn.

Site Renovators Part #2 – SEO On-Site Optimization

Posted on February 26th, 2013 by Dustin Williams

This is part two in a series of posts dedicated to the Midphase Site Renovators contest in which one person won a website makeover from a group of marketing and design professionals at Midphase. There are two parts to getting a website to show up in the search engines; you need to make sure the…

About Dustin Williams

Search marketing expert and Global SEO Manager for UK2 Group. Dustin has been practicing SEO for almost a decade and has built a track record of getting websites ranked in the top in even the most competitive industries.

Site Renovators Part #1 – SEO Keyword Research

Posted on February 5th, 2013 by Dustin Williams

This is part one in a series of posts dedicated to the Midphase Site Renovators contest in which one person won a website makeover from a group of marketing and design professionals at Midphase. The foundation of any successful SEO campaign revolves around keyword research. With the winner of the Site Renovators contest, Hermann Communications,…

About Dustin Williams

Search marketing expert and Global SEO Manager for UK2 Group. Dustin has been practicing SEO for almost a decade and has built a track record of getting websites ranked in the top in even the most competitive industries.

Do You Have the Right Personality for SEO?

Posted on January 31st, 2013 by Guest Blogger

Many recent graduates and even those still pursuing their degree are landing terrific new careers in the thriving SEO industry. While in this competitive and difficult job market, professionals have found it difficult to get an interview without years of experience in the business world. On the other hand, those opting for SEO careers are…

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Can the Webhost You Choose Affect Your Search Engine Rankings?

Posted on December 5th, 2012 by Jake Neeley

Imagine I told you that a particular room was full of registered Republicans while another room was full of registered Democrats. Then, without indicating which rooms held which, I said, “One of these rooms is also full of religious nuts while the other is full of tree-hugging hippies.” Based on that information, I’d bet good…

About Jake Neeley

Jake Neeley is a content marketing and social media geek who loves reading, outdoor sports (especially those in Utah mountains), and time with his family. Connect with Jake on Google+, Twitter, and LinkedIn.

Six Reasons Why Duplicate Content is Bad for SEO

Posted on November 30th, 2012 by Jake Neeley

Duplicate content is one of the top concerns of online publishers and content marketers. In the SEO world, it’s the same content published on different URLs and may negatively affect a website ranking. “Duplicate content is content that appears on the Internet in more than one place (URL),” said SEOMoz. “This is a problem because…

About Jake Neeley

Jake Neeley is a content marketing and social media geek who loves reading, outdoor sports (especially those in Utah mountains), and time with his family. Connect with Jake on Google+, Twitter, and LinkedIn.

Disavowing Links: Common Sense Advice for Removing “Bad” Links

Posted on November 9th, 2012 by Dustin Williams

If you own a website and are one of the many webmasters who have seen Google rankings negatively impacted by Google’s efforts to kill manipulative link building over the past year, then you might have welcomed the announcement of Google’s new tool for disavowing links. If you didn’t know about the announcement, at PubCon in…

About Dustin Williams

Search marketing expert and Global SEO Manager for UK2 Group. Dustin has been practicing SEO for almost a decade and has built a track record of getting websites ranked in the top in even the most competitive industries.

How do I Get My Blog to Show Up in Google?

Posted on July 16th, 2012 by Dustin Williams

As blogging continues to grow in popularity and more and more people are starting their own personal blogs, one question continues to be asked frequently, “How do I get my blog to show up in Google?” While there isn’t one simple answer to solve this question, I can offer a few tips to help a…

About Dustin Williams

Search marketing expert and Global SEO Manager for UK2 Group. Dustin has been practicing SEO for almost a decade and has built a track record of getting websites ranked in the top in even the most competitive industries.

Penguin Approved Link Building Strategies

Posted on June 8th, 2012 by Dustin Williams

With the launch of Google’s Penguin Algorithm, it has been made very clear that certain types of link building activities can hurt your website rankings. Google has declared war on webmasters trying to use spammy link building tactics to game the rankings and the Penguin Algorithm is all about discovering those sites that participate in…

About Dustin Williams

Search marketing expert and Global SEO Manager for UK2 Group. Dustin has been practicing SEO for almost a decade and has built a track record of getting websites ranked in the top in even the most competitive industries.

Google turns to people; not machines. SEO Stakes get higher with ‘Panda’ updates.

Posted on May 22nd, 2012 by Clint Reeves

Nothing put more fear into top-ranked websites on Google than a search algorithm update by the world’s dominant search engine. This extends into small business websites that have hired SEO companies to boost their rankings on cheap, affordable web hosting platforms offered by Midphase. Over the last several months Google has deployed several updates code…

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