SEO Software Review – Pro Rank Tracker Versus RankTrackr

SEO Software Review - Pro Rank Tracker Versus RankTrackr

Today we are going to be talking about two different SEO software services that help you to track your keyword rankings on the search engines (and YouTube). Affiliate Disclosure: Let’s get this started right by saying at this time I am not affiliate for either of these software products, although I did receive a complimentary […]

Keywords For Business – Includes Startup, Entrepreneur, Marketing, Writing and Small Business SEO Terms

Keywords For Business - SEO Search Engine Keywords

I do a lot writing and helping to develop keywords and focuses for my business clients. While I have 15+ years experience of doing SEO work, sometimes it is just nice to have a starting point where you can set off from with your Adwords planning tool search or even just to figure out what […]

Keyword Marketing and SEO Update – How To Track Your Keyword Rankings

Keyword Marketing and SEO Update - How To Track Your Keyword Rankings

Today’s post is about how to obsessively track your keyword marketing and SEO rankings. We are going to focus on three main tools including Google Webmaster Tools, Google Analytics and Pro Rank Tracker (a third party site). Google Webmaster Tools Now that the keyword data is missing from Google Analytics, the Google Webmaster Tools are […]

SEO and Website Update for Service Based Businesses | What Is Working In 2014

SEO and Website Update for Service Based Businesses | What Is Working In 2014

SEO has been on my mind a lot lately after giving an SEO talk to some really great, hardworking service based business people. Now, these are guys who are out there in the trenches every day, making a living and busting their butts through manual labor. They are a mixed bag when talking about marketing, […]

Where Should You Share Your Blog Posts?

Web visits from social sharing sites

Today’s question comes from reader Rae Ann Dougherty of Green Cleaning Products LLC. Rae Ann asks…where should you share your blog posts in late 2013 or early 2014? She mentioned sites like Google, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, LinkedIn, Digg, De.i.cio.us, Stumble Upon, Technorati, Yahoo Buzz!, Blink List and Tumblr. The landscape has changed so much that […]

Keyword Marketing – Does Bad SEO Hurt

Keyword Marketing - Does Bad SEO Hurt

Keyword marketing and SEO is definitely a science. Marketers take the current SEO “rules” and help to increase your rankings by using what works now (things like posting to Google+, using the webmaster tools, social media, commenting, etc.) But I had an interesting question the other day, does BAD SEO hurt your marketing efforts. My […]

Small Business Marketing and Social Media Marketing Services

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Looking to outsource your social media marketing services to an affordable and reputable Marketing company with over 15 years of online experience? We have worked with hundreds of small business owners like you to make the most out of your website, social media and SEO marketing dollars. Some of the marketing areas that we cover […]

How To Write A Blog Post That Will Rank In Google

How to write a blog post that will rank on google

It is amazing how many bits go into writing a blog post that will rank in google. While there are a million different posts out there on this topic, this post is laser focused on one of the more practical aspects – keyword marketing. When you sit down to write a blog post, the first […]

How to Choose the Right Keywords for Your Small Business

Keywords Small Business Marketing

How to choose the right keywords for your small business is one of the most important things that you can do with your marketing efforts. This post features guest author Reid Peterson, Internet Marketing Educator at growthinharmony.com! For those of you that don’t know by now – your keywords do matter. That doesn’t mean to […]

Social Media Marketing Is Facebook Beating Google

Social media marketing and especially Facebook is taking over Google for driving traffic to my website. More traffic is great but social media marketing success is less predictable. So is Facebook beating Google on my site. I attended a workshop a couple of YEARS ago where the speaker said that Facebook would take over Google […]

Internet Marketing Keyword and Product Names

Internet Marketing Keywords

When you are doing internet marketing, keyword and product names are more important than almost anything else you can do. It is great to have a product or service, but if no one can find it then you are going to have trouble making sales! Friday I wrote a post about Small Business Marketing Naming […]

Internet and Keyword Marketing Are Constantly Changing

Internet marketing and especially keyword marketing is fun, challenging AND changing! It used to be so easy to define your business and then run with that for years or even decades. A barber was a barber and didn’t try to be a stylist or add things to his business. An accountant did books for small […]

New Google Search Features and What They Mean

Google Real Time Twitter Search

There are some big changes in how Google delivers search results. The three that I am obsessed with right now are the Google and Twitter real time search results, the Google local search functions and the Google “your friends” search results. GOOGLE REAL TIME TWITTER RESULTS Google returns twitter results in real time right on […]

Google Local Business Listings – Great for small business owners!

Want another way to get more clicks to your website? For FREE? Google local business search is free, easy and sent 22 people to my website last month. Is that a lot? Not compared to the regular search, but considering that I set it up a couple of years ago and never touched it again, […]

How To Leverage Google – Do More of What Is Working!

So I was looking at my Google Analytics the other day and noticed that I was getting more organic click-throughs from the search term “Realtor Email Newsletters” – YAY! While I work with all kinds of businesses, we have a product called Thrive that focuses on marketing for Real Estate Agents, Mortgage People and Title […]

Social Networking Will Replace Google?

So why do I think social networking will replace google and how does that make this post a followup to telling the truth? (I wrote a post a couple of days ago about why I think that telling the truth is the best way to conduct business!) Firstly, I attended a Jeffery Gitomer training session […]