Panda taming the teddy bear

January 15, 2016

Good Friday to you. Hope you had a great week. Google made some changes this week – unless you’ve been living under a rock you might have heard about them. http://searchenginewatch.com/sew/news/2441518/google-integrates-panda-into-the-core-ranking-algorithm Panda is one of Google’s method to remove ‘thin’ content. I like one of the quotes in the articles “try to be useful”. By […]

Bad SEO redefined..

January 8, 2016

Hope you enjoyed your holiday(s), I did get quite a few different things done that I had been putting off for awhile. I hope you’ve made some goals for the new year, if not you still have time and if you need some help – you can find a goal guide here. http://www.webpageplanner.com/new-small-business-goals-for-2016-made-easy I had […]

Trends, SEO tips and Star Wars

December 11, 2015

It’s Friday. Busy week here, hope yours was full of money making projects too. If you’ve been thinking about doing some display advertising, then you should check this article out. http://www.clickz.com/clickz/news/2435185/a-beginners-guide-to-display-advertising If you depend on Google Review links – you might have noticed this past week that some of the links are broken now. Don’t […]

Updates? Patents, and a Reward for you…

December 4, 2015

Hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving. I did. I was too busy to read and write about the Google guide, so I should have that for you next week, unless we get swamped again. This past week we lost one of our clients in a good way… a company bought them out. This is great […]

Google spills the beans – free guide from them how to SEO

November 20, 2015

This week went by in hyperdrive… ever have one of those weeks when it is Monday and then its Friday, for me that was this week. Next week is going to be super busy for us, Thanksgiving is coming up, then Black Friday, and Cyber Monday. We’ll be knee deep in family, football and client […]

Bing’s Mobile tool – My favorite Link Tip

November 13, 2015

Been a busy week here, I hope that you have been busy too. Bing announced a mobile tool that will check your website – similar to Google’s tool. If you’re still working on tweaking things on your mobile site, you should check it out. http://searchengineland.com/bing-launched-their-mobile-friendly-testing-tool-235953 On a side note, we tweaked one of our older […]

Optimizing Videos and Building Trust

November 6, 2015

It’s Friday! Hope you had a great week. It’s been a bit like summer time here with temps in the 70’s, maybe even some low 80’s. I almost stepped on a snake, I don’t think I’ve seen a snake moving around in November before. Things are supposed to return to normal this coming week, but […]

Rank Brain, Social Signals and Feeling Old

October 30, 2015

Welcome to Friday. I hope you’ve had a great week. I have spent much of my week working on rebuilding my 4runners motor. I am sore, but sometimes it’s good to feel sore. You’ve probably heard some rumblings about Rank Brain. Here are a couple of articles that talk about it. http://searchengineland.com/faq-all-about-the-new-google-rankbrain-algorithm-234440 http://searchengineland.com/meet-rankbrain-google-search-results-234386 I can’t […]

Plugins, Linked In, and Links

October 16, 2015

Apparently Google has hit a link network that it struck before. I don’t do link networks. But if I had been part of that, lost all of my rankings and signed up again… that is pretty dumb. http://searchengineland.com/google-may-have-penalized-another-underground-link-network-233457 I have a Linked In account. It is on my list of to do things when I […]

Friday Notes

October 9, 2015

It’s Friday. Still feels more like summer here than fall. Let’s jump right into this week’s roundup. Subdomains. I’ve never used them, some folks have and still do. I have no experience with them, but if you use them, then you’ll want to check out this article. http://searchenginewatch.com/sew/how-to/2428828/how-the-use-of-sub-domains-can-harm-your-search-rankings Leave a comment if you want and […]