WHY GOOGLE ADWORDS?

“Matching character and actor is what a good director does.” -Bruno Dumont, French film director and screenwriter THE INFLUENCE FACTOR OF GOOGLE ADWORDS Google Adwords is the Pay-Per-Click advertising service offered by the most trusted search engine around today. The popularity of the search engine has increased to the point that people generally trust Google

SEO FOR BRAND AWARENESS

“Give them quality. That’s the best kind of advertising.” -Milton Hershey SEO BRAND AWARENESS AND RETAIL SEO can help optimize your site for search engines. It can improve your position in search rankings. You can improve your probability of a click after a search. Its likely you know this. But did you know SEO can

SIMPLIFIED DESIGN

“Life is simple. You just have to stop trying to figure it out.” -Marty Rubin KEEP IT SIMPLE, SILLY: SIMPLIFIED DESIGN Keeping things simple is definitely easier said than done. Simplified design for SEO sounds as if it would be impossible. As you are likely aware, article after article makes this clear. The research cited

MAP YOUR WAY TO SUCCESS WITH LOCAL CONTENT

“Today it’s not about ‘get the traffic’—it’s about ‘get the targeted and relevant traffic.’” Adam Audette, CKO of RKG Google announced that they will focus on improving their searches through local content rankings. They provide insight in regard to local information on their support page. There is also a process known as localization at play.

USER DETERMINED DESIGN

“The more you leave out, the more you highlight what you leave in.” ― Henry Green WHY USER DETERMINED DESIGN (UDD)? User Determined Design, or UDD, looks to mesh your unique product with the needs of the particular niche market of consumers that will access you on the internet. You want to remain uniquely “you”

TOP 5 SEO TRENDS 2016

We are now at midyear 2016. Early predictions for the top SEO trends are gaining confidence and proving to be true. If you are a bit late to start, have no fears. It looks like you still have time to use the top 5 trends to make some headway. Great content will remain relevant. Depending

METRICS PROVE YOU NEED A CONTENT STRATEGY

TURNING HITS TO VIEWS TO SALES PART IV Content strategy is important. The infographic above tells us quite a bit about trends in content marketing and content strategy. There is a big problem facing businesses. Content is growing in importance, but few businesses are prepared to succeed with a formal content strategy. Businesses believe content

CREATING ORGANIC BACKLINKS

TURNING HITS TO VIEWS TO SALES PART III “A company that builds a loyal social following has a built-in army to promote their content, day in and day out. That content will get shared, get links, send social signals…all of which can’t be a bad thing.” – Will Reynolds, Founder, Seer Interactive One of the

TURNING HITS TO VIEWS TO SALES PART I

THE HITS AND VIEWS RELATIONSHIP “If you don’t drive your business, you will be driven out of business." -B.C. Forbes THE DRIVER’S SEAT Business owners face many challenges. Simply getting to the point of opening a business can be a challenge in and of itself. You have made a decision to invest your money, time,

MOBILE MINDSET SEO

“She doesn't recognize the number—none of her friends use their phones as phones anymore.” ― Gabrielle Zevin, The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry MOBILE MINDSET Mobile phones are hardly phones anymore. They have combined the functions of laptops, GPS, video game consoles, journals, books, DVD, and mp3 players into a single portable device. The list