Effective use of keywords offers you an unparalleled opportunity to acquire leads at a low cost. The problem is, it does the same for everyone else. So how do get an edge? Through in-depth keyword analysis and management, of course. But what truly counts is the ability to interpret the numbers and develop strategies that… Read More

I often get asked if it is important to put your website in local languages and second what that does for optimization.  First lets tackle the question of internationalization of your site. Today, most marketing departments, even those with large multi-nationals are running with 1 and 2 people to handle everything, campaigns, branding, social media… Read More

I must say I’m pretty impressed by Google’s new Image Search. There are a number of new features that are pretty cool. Google Image search now features instant scrolling. What this means is that instead of looking at a static image and then clicking a link to get to a new page users can now… Read More

Page Rank is a rank assigned to each and every web page by Google. This rank is based on several criteria and it is an important measure of a websites success. Page rank is an important metric. According to Google (from Wikipedia): “PageRank reflects our view of the importance of web pages by considering more… Read More

Although Facebook started as a place for college students and younger, it has grown up a lot in the last few years and is now a network for everybody. In 2009 the fastest growing demographic on facebook was aged 55 and over, growing by 922%. The largest overall demographic was ages 35-54 which makes up… Read More

The introduction of Google’s New SearchWiki now allows you to customize your search by ranking content, anyone signed into a Google account automatically has use of this feature. What this all means is that Google now allows users to edit the results they see in a search engine results page by adding a star to… Read More

Did you know that YouTube is currently the 2nd largest search engine behind Google, with more than 3.5 billion queries a month. What that means is that there are more search queries on YouTube than on Yahoo! YouTube and other video sites can be a great vehicle to reach audiences who might not find you… Read More

It’s fair to say that facebook and social media in general have become a part of most people’s daily lives. The popularity of these social networking sites especially facebook is growing daily. With the number of users on facebook reaching over 400 million more than half of them use it on a daily basis. This… Read More

We often get asked the question, how many links should I have on my website? Quality links are an important factor in getting your website ranked higher, but just adding random links can actually be detrimental to search. Links should be relevant to your content. If you are a technology company, linking to a car… Read More

As companies continue to put more resources into developing social media, tracking all of those tweets, blog postings, videos and photos can be difficult. As a solution, we have been working on developing a number of social media news rooms. These “News rooms” give clients the ability to keep all of their social media in… Read More

Linking to relevant sites is extremely important to your overall SEO ranking. If you are a maker fly rods and you have other relevant pages that link to the term fly rods linking to you then this is a good link. Search engines will confirm that “Fly rods” are in fact in the title, description… Read More

When talking with comapanies, I often hear that “Your competitors will guarantee 1# placement of my web site.” In many cases this is true. What companies will do is focus on hyper specific keywords such as “Medical Manufacturer in Plastow, New Hampshire”. By putting in hyper specific geographies into a search query, SEO companies have… Read More

Maximize Your Website Investment with an Evolving Keyword Strategy Are you getting the best return on your website investment? The answer is no if you’re not employing a keyword strategy that evolves as search engine search criteria evolve. For keyword research, many SEO agencies use both the Overture Keyword Selector Tool and Google Keyword Analysis.… Read More

“Key Word Buys” Last month we talked about the importance of Google in helping prospects find your company. In addition to the optimization of certain key words, you may also want to augment this with paid key word ads. These ads appear on the right hand column of most search engines when a phrase or… Read More