Google is constantly battling back the tide of shoddy ads and outright scams being posted as ads on their network every hour of every day. According to …
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When I started doing SEO and social media for dealers, the one thing that really worried me was how often dealers are being outranked in search engines by third-party listing sites like…Continue
Trust is your business's biggest asset today. With the ability to easily publish reviews of businesses, products, and services, customer satisfaction is more important than ever before. Because one of the first things a potential customer does before visiting you in…Continue
Problems that affect search results are popping up left and…Continue
Today's post is less about educating, and more about being a digital marketing public service announcement. You need to log in to your Google Places account and make sure everything is up do date and submitted to Google.…Continue
Google is always changing, we say that darn near every day on this blog. The thing is, usually those changes are so small, or so buried on the backend of the whole shebang that the world at large doesn’t notice. It’s not often they bust out the big, forward facing guns (the carousel being the last example I can think of offhand) but when they…Continue
When I was a younger man I used to dismiss statistics in the marketing world.
It’s easy to have an arrogance when you are young, isn’t it? I would find myself resenting the experts and thinking that I knew best, even when I had very little to base…Continue
Added by Timothy Martell on February 4, 2014 at 6:00pm — No Comments
Namely, how do you keep an old site fresh in Google's eyes. Of course, lots of old sites rank just fine. In fact, some old sites are low quality and still rank well through sheer number of backlinks pointed at them.…Continue
Do you love search engine optimization? How about data? Maybe even surveys? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then you are in luck. This week, Moz has released the results of their 2014 SEO Industry Survey. The survey covers everything from search engine optimization and search engine marketing to social media and even average…Continue
Added by Timothy Martell on January 30, 2014 at 6:07pm — No Comments
Sometimes it feels like Google is omnipotent, doesn’t it? With their huge percentage of the search engine share, they ARE omnipotent in a way. They scan the entire web, handing out rewards and brutal punishments alike, but they have always had a…Continue
When you think social media genius, what’s the first brand that comes to mind?
A lot of people praise Taco Bell for their snarky Twitter comments, others laud the versatility and lifestyle branding of the energy drink…Continue
Guess who is already back in the headlines making waves in the social media marketing world?
It’s Pinterest! (You don’t get any credit if you read the title, that’s cheating.) That’s right, the social pinboard site is expanding again, this time bringing three pretty interesting user experience offers to the…Continue
Facebook is on the bleeding edge, the hippest of the hip and the newest of the new, that's why this week they decided to officially roll out a new feature that has only been on Twitter for oh, about...forever? We are, of course, talking about the new trending function. Some of you may have seen this phase in and out over the past few months, if so, congratulations! You were…Continue
Added by Timothy Martell on January 20, 2014 at 2:34pm — No Comments
We’re halfway through the month so you know what means, the ComScore data for the previous month is finally available! What search engines finished out 2013 strong and who continued their inevitable but tragic clown car skip into obscurity? Let’s take a look and find out.…Continue
What seemed at first to be merely a bad SEO practice, now seems to…Continue
2014 is here, and I wanted to join in with the leagues of digital marketing writers offering their predictions for the new year. To give things a little perspective, I’m ranking my bold predictions using the Doritos Locos Tacos Boldness Index (Doritos…Continue
Added by Timothy Martell on January 8, 2014 at 5:29pm — No Comments
Pinterest has been growing in popularity month over month, but that hasn’t stopped them from expanding their product.
Much like Facebook, the pin-board social network keeps making changes large and small as it grows, trying to deliver the…Continue
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If you’ve been paying attention to the world of search engine optimization this past year, you know that Google brought the hammer down on exact match domains. No longer can someone trying to rank for dog toys simply buy “dogtoys.com” and enjoy front page…Continue
Added by Timothy Martell on December 27, 2013 at 4:48pm — No Comments
I've written before about the benefits of using a plugin to boost your SEO on Wordpress. It's simply a game changer as far as SEO is concerned.
It can take a decent blogger with a modicum of SEO knowledge and bring them to the next level. It is one of…Continue
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