SEO Case Study: Content is NOT King

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The prospect wanted to go after the key phrase “corporate wellness Michigan”. They had their heart set on this term. Now, this was not really based in any kind of keyword research they had done. They were in the corporate wellness business and, by golly, they wanted to dominate the search results for corporate wellness […]

How To Work Keywords Into Your Website

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One of the most important things you can do to improve your rankings in the search engines and directories (Google, Yahoo, Bing, DMOZ, et cetera) is to ensure your website is optimized in accordance with the keywords and key phrases you are looking to target. To “optimize” a website for search engine relevancy means going […]

Google Authorship: How to Get Your Picture into Google Search Results

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You may have noticed a trend emerging when you perform a search in Google. Every so often, you’ll notice someone’s face comes up next to their post. At first, you may think, “Wow, they must be an authority. Google is even publishing their face!” Once the star-struck awe wears off, you may then wonder, “How […]

Perspiration Precipitates Performance and Other Marketing Lessons Learned

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The following is a letter I received from a dear client, John Douglas, who also happens to be a talented local photographer. Over the past year, John has undergone the rigors of becoming an SEO-savvy entrepreneur. John is a model student; eager to learn, invested in his own success and quick to pick up the […]

Dispelling 7 Common SEO Myths

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(Excerpt from Ideas Online, as seen in the Marketing Ideas Academy, Module 4, Online Marketing.) Let us begin by dispelling a few myths about the art and science of search engine optimization (SEO). Myth #1: If you purchase a new domain with maximum information per square inch, you’ll rank higher in the search engines. Answer: […]