When building a website to rank in Google, it is important to understand some of the main ranking factors used to index your website. We’ve written several articles about Google ranking factors in the past and in this article, we’ll reference some of the main on-page and off-page ranking factors that will help improve your […]

There are many factors that determine how Google will rank your website. We all want to know when we can expect our return on investment, right? To better answer this question, it’s imperative to understand some of the primary Google ranking factors. For starters, let’s not put the horse before the cart. It all starts […]

Understanding what Google is recognizing as a ranking factor in 2017 can make or break your online presence. Because of this we’ve compiled the 12 top ranking signals based on our analytical research. 1. Backlinks – High quality backlinks account for 30% of your overall page score in Google. Keep in mind not all backlinks […]

Insights from SEO Services Expert You Are Your SERP Tampa SEO – A positive mention is worth its weight in gold whereas a negative mention can be disastrous and erode trust and the value of a brand significantly. Critical to businesses that rely on their internet presence and, as time progresses and the Millennial Generation’s […]

The 1st step in writing the perfect SEO-friendly blog post is to decide what to write about. I like to reflect on frequent questions my clients ask about our services. I often find these can make some of the best blog posts. Otherwise, I may just research the hot topics in my industry and get […]

Google announced on September 23rd that it will be rolling out the new Penguin update. Google Penguin was created to better catch sites deemed to be spamming its search results. Primarily those buying links, or obtaining them through link networks primarily designed to boost Google rankings. The main changes we’ll notice is the algorithm functions […]

Google’s search algorithm, also known as Hummingbird is comprised of several parts used to determine the ranking positions in the Google Search Results. Understanding what Google is looking for can help you improve your PageRank. PageRank is a score that Google uses as a ranking signal. So let’s talk about ranking signals. Things such as […]

Optimization for local search is hot. Whereas at one time, web users wanted to gather and get global information, today they increasingly want results that are more personal that literally get them data and information about where they are living. A study cited in Beginners Guide to SEO from SEOmoz’s indicated that 79% of web […]

SEO Companies should be aware that websites that use secure sockets layer (SSL) encryption will receive a slight boost to their Google search ranking. We can confirm that it is improving organic rankings significantly in Google Search results. Keep in mind that Bing organic results may drop slightly if you only use https:// for your site. They don’t […]

If you own a local business, then having a  Google Places for Business listing is a MUST for your overall SEO strategy! You want your website to show up in as many places as possible on the 1st page. By not taking advantage of this will mean more business for your competitors. Here are some basic tips to help […]