2016-05-03T18:29:34.293-07:00Local Listing Management: Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Driving ROI But Were Afraid To Ask - Rio SEO Blog: "If you happened to catch the latest Rio SEO webinar with the Local Search Association, we hope you learned the four key steps to maximize ROI from managing your local listings:
2016-05-03T18:09:19.434-07:00Data Aggregators: Yext vs. Placeable vs. Localeze - Envano: "Data Aggregators: Yext vs. Placeable vs. Localeze"
2016-04-22T09:51:10.460-07:005 Web Development Hacks for Better SEO Results - SiteProNews: "SEO today is a massively different game than it was just a few years ago."
2016-04-13T15:42:55.601-07:00Google’s Local Business Cards a SEO Boon? - SiteProNews: "As of late, the Internet has been abuzz with Google experimenting with a new feature that is a potential full-on game-changer.
2016-03-17T13:27:51.809-07:0010 SEO Mistakes You Should Not Be Making - SiteProNews: "Many of us make the following common SEO mistakes that can easily be rectified."
2016-03-11T15:18:14.823-08:005 Characteristics Common to All Sites on Page One of Google Searches - SiteProNews: "5 Characteristics Common to All Sites on Page One of Google Searches"
2016-03-11T15:16:47.228-08:00Penguin 4.0 Ranking Factors From 75 SEO Experts: "77 SEO Experts Reveal the 3 Best Penguin 4.0 Ranking Factors"
2015-12-24T14:26:47.235-08:007 Common Lies About SEO - SiteProNews: "There are seven common untruths often pedaled by so-called SEO gurus who are more interested in making money off you than in truly helping your business excel."
2015-12-24T14:25:10.504-08:00Why Your Business Should Invest in SEO - SiteProNews: "More than 70 percent of online users utilize search engines to look for products and services. "
2015-08-07T12:09:36.420-07:00How Links: "It’s one of the most hotly debated topics in the world of content marketing: to link or not to link?
2015-07-14T11:50:58.082-07:002015’s Most Powerful Men in SEO - SiteProNews: "Let’s take a look at 2015’s most powerful men in SEO."
2015-04-16T14:08:16.718-07:00Get Started — Webmaster's Mobile Guide: "Welcome! For a quick start, select the option that best matches your situation:"
2015-04-16T14:06:18.965-07:00Official Google Webmaster Central Blog: Finding more mobile-friendly search results: "Starting April 21, we will be expanding our use of mobile-friendliness as a ranking signal. This change will affect mobile searches in all languages worldwide and will have a significant impact in our search results. Consequently, users will find it easier to get relevant, high quality search results that are optimized for their devices."
2015-04-16T14:05:48.074-07:00Is your website mobile friendly? Google is about to make you care. - Canvas Host: "What does this mean? If your website isn’t “mobile friendly”, your search engine rankings will likely be penalized in favor of other websites that are optimized for mobile traffic. In other words, on April 21, you may start to see a big drop in traffic your website receives from mobile users directed there via Google search."
2015-01-04T15:28:06.759-08:00Quantcast: Measure + Advertise: "Quantcast Measure provides free, accurate and dependable audience insights for over 100 million web and mobile destinations."
2014-11-01T03:46:28.609-07:00Use canonical URLs - Webmaster Tools Help: "This article describes how you can use canonical URLs to improve link and ranking signals for content available through multiple URL structures or via syndication."
2014-07-21T18:25:16.520-07:00Official Google Webmaster Central Blog: Testing robots.txt files made easier: "Making and maintaining correct robots.txt files can sometimes be difficult. While most sites have it easy (tip: they often don't even need a robots.txt file!), finding the directives within a large robots.txt file that are or were blocking individual URLs can be quite tricky. To make that easier, we're now announcing an updated robots.txt testing tool in Webmaster Tools."
2011-08-13T13:11:59.338-07:00"A new report out from Pew Internet says that based on a survey from May, search and email are the top two activities online adults engage in on the web. The number is 92% for both. 59% use dsearch on a typical day. 61% use email on an average day, however."
2011-06-29T10:15:40.257-07:00"Online directories offer a source of easy links and remain a good first step for many link building campaigns. Yet, many links from directories offer little value. Ken McGaffin outlines his approach to link building with directories.
2011-06-16T18:17:47.783-07:00"When you're starting off in SEO there's a lot of conflicting information about what to do and what not to do. There's a constant battle between White Hat and Black Hat and which is more effective.
2011-06-16T13:26:55.490-07:00"Google's always coming out with new fangled gizmos. It's amazing how many new, updated, or overlooked tools you can find during routine research.
2011-04-27T22:52:04.423-07:00"Last week, we invited a group of public relations and social media professionals to Google Austin to introduce them to the range of features offered as part of Google Places. Most of the attendees were experts on the basics (for instance, claiming a Place page), but many were surprised to learn about the other ways Google Places can help them connect with their customers."
2011-04-17T18:06:11.471-07:00"Google, as you may have heard, is making a big push into local advertising. It is currently offering $100 million in AdWords credits to new small businesses that sign up and promotes Google Places results for all local searches. Quite frankly, this is scaring the shit out of competitors like Citysearch, Yellowbook, SuperPages, WhitePages, and Yelp. They all rely on Google search results for people to find a good portion of their listings, and if Google displaces them collectively for local business listings, their businesses will be destroyed."
2011-04-10T18:12:22.113-07:00"In an effort to keep you from spending your precious time on supposed SEO tactics that will have absolutely no effect on your rankings, search engine visitors, conversions or sales, I present you with 16 SEO tactics that you can remove from your personal knowledge base and/or SEO toolbox as being in any way related to SEO:"
2011-04-01T19:31:48.967-07:00"If you have a brick and mortar business, or target online customers in a particular area, you can help Google provide relevant information to local users."