Two Free Resources For Awesome Headlines That Increase Traffic

Statistics say that on average a full 80% of people who come into contact with your content online never read anything more than the headline. That means only 20% of people will ever read beyond your headline, if you’re average. And keep in mind that half of the people out there are below average and… Read More »

How to Save Money and Avoid SEO Scams

Search Engine Optimization, or SEO, is a huge business today. People understand that Google and the other search engines are huge sources of traffic. Ranking prominently for the right keywords can bring in tons of revenue for your business. Because SEO is such a huge business there are some pretty slimy marketing practices out there… Read More »

Search Gets More Social With Google +1 Button

Last week Google took a big step along the path of blurring the line between search and social media by rolling out the Google +1 Button for web pages. Big News This is huge news because their +1 recommendations will influence results that everyone sees when they search with Google. With Google sending such a… Read More »

Why Focusing on Only 4 Things Leads to Great SEO

With 80% or more of all internet traffic starting with search engines these days it makes sense that search engine optimization is very important. In order for your website to be found by folks it must rank well for search terms (i.e. keywords) that are related to what your organization does and who you are.… Read More »

Pushbutton SEO for WordPress Drupal and Joomla with Scribe

Search Engine Optimization is a must for any website that wants traffic. The thing is, SEO can be a bit complicated to pull off, especially if you’re not so technically inclined. Fortunately Scribe makes optimizing your website easy. SEO is Complex In order to master SEO you first have to learn a whole new language… Read More »

Choosing the Best WordPress Permalink Structure

There is a ton of incomplete information about the best option for structuring your WordPress permalinks. SEO considerations are important, but so is WordPress performance. Both should be taken into consideration.

Content Delivery Networks – Not Just for the Big Guys Anymore

A Content Delivery Network, or CDN, is a powerful way to dramatically improve the performance of your website while still keeping costs manageable. Not too long ago CDNs were only practical for really big websites that were getting massive amounts of traffic. But the technical and price barriers are dropping to the point where even… Read More »

Search Engine Marketing vs. SEO – Why You Need to Know the Difference

Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is a hot topic and is being marketed heavily to small businesses right now. And because SEO consulting is such a big need for small businesses the field is attracting all kind of people hawking SEO services. (By the way, social media consulting is similar in this regard.) On one end… Read More »

Traffic and Money

There are two types of people who tend to know how to drive traffic on the internet. And the top players in both categories know how to drive massive traffic. Interestingly enough historically there hasn’t been much of any crossover between the two groups. In fact, the two groups tend to look on one another… Read More »

1 Simple Tip to Improve Readability and SEO at the Same Time

One of the questions I get asked a lot is, “Are you an SEO Expert?” When I talk with the asker a bit, usually what they want to know is, “Can you help my site get ranked higher in the search engines?” You bet I can do that. Did you know there is something you… Read More »