Your Readers Love Consistent Content (with links to our client’s companies!)

In addition to this website, I run a couple other websites, so I am a target for emails that offer up a variety of services, including SEO, guests posts, search engine registration (!), affiliate marketing, etc.   Continue reading “Your Readers Love Consistent Content (with links to our client’s companies!)”

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The 3 key decisions that made Google the company it is today

I was thinking about how Google came to be. The company based out of Mountain View doesn’t just dominate the search engines anymore, their long reach is touching many parts of our offline lives. Continue reading “The 3 key decisions that made Google the company it is today”

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The SEO Title Tag character limit just went down again…

Are you someone that thinks Twitter doesn’t allow enough characters to finish your thought? Well, if so, don’t become an SEO.  Continue reading “The SEO Title Tag character limit just went down again…”

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Your global navigation should highlight your top SEO keywords

If you’re an ecommerce site looking to improve your organic visibility dramatically with one simple move, a highly-effective SEO tactic is the optimization of your global navigation. Continue reading “Your global navigation should highlight your top SEO keywords”

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CMWorld Session Recap: Ebook Alternatives: Exploring Other Content Types

Ebook Overload: Exploring Other Content Types that Drive ROI as presented by Jay Acunzo, whom had experience with both HubSpot and Google. Continue reading “CMWorld Session Recap: Ebook Alternatives: Exploring Other Content Types”

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CMWorld Session Recap: Common SEO Mistakes Content Marketers Make

How Google Views Your Content: The 10 Most Common SEO Mistakes Content Marketers Make by Stephan Spencer.   Continue reading “CMWorld Session Recap: Common SEO Mistakes Content Marketers Make”

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CMWorld Session Recap: How REI uses disruptive content marketing

How REI Moves Mountains with Disruptive Content Marketing presented by Paolo Mottola who is REI’s Digital Engagement Program Manager.   Continue reading “CMWorld Session Recap: How REI uses disruptive content marketing”

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HTTP vs. HTTPS: SEO considerations for moving to a secure website

Recently, Google announced that they would begin giving a rankings boost for sites that were secured (https/SSL). That’s great, and it makes a lot of sense, but the majority of sites are currently non-secure. Continue reading “HTTP vs. HTTPS: SEO considerations for moving to a secure website”

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Google launches ‘Webmaster Tools for Google News” to give publishers more control over their news site

Google just announced a Webmaster Tools-type platform specifically for publishers on Google News. The Google News Publisher Center gives Google News publishers, or “sources“, more control over how their site is viewed. Continue reading “Google launches ‘Webmaster Tools for Google News” to give publishers more control over their news site”

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Content Syndication SEO: How to avoid ‘duplicate content’ penalties

Content syndication will replicate your content on third-party sites, so that other sites can provide your valuable content to their readers, while also driving new visitors to your site. Continue reading “Content Syndication SEO: How to avoid ‘duplicate content’ penalties”

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What does ‘Co-Occurrence’ mean for SEO?

Though the SEO landscape has become a lot more complicated in recent years, unless you’re part of a digital marketing team or a savvy online business owner, 99% of people know very little about SEO outside of keywords and title tags. Continue reading “What does ‘Co-Occurrence’ mean for SEO?”

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Don’t be fooled, keyword rich or partial match domains still matter for SEO

There’s been talk about how keyword domains are no longer as strong an SEO signal as they once were and how they’re being weighed less and less by Google because of the high-spam factor. Continue reading “Don’t be fooled, keyword rich or partial match domains still matter for SEO”

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How to Optimize Infographics for SEO

If you’ve been following along with my trifecta of blog post around everything Infographics SEO then so far, I’ve tried to convince you that infographics are great for SEO and why infographics need more optimization than text content. Now, if you’ve been drinking my kool aid, then the next step is to go over how to best optimize your infographic for SEO. That, and I have a bridge to sell you…

Google: “Your Infographic Sucks”

Whoever said that “a picture is worth a thousand words” wasn’t speaking to an SEO.

(I’m sure that clever anecdote has been used before, but it’s brand new to my brain, so it stays.)

Your infographic may distill pages of well-researched, snore-inducing data into the equivalent of a Harry Potter trailer, or your graphic may transform a complex concept into a visually appealing graphic, but when your un-optimized graphic goes in front of a search engines, it’s just another image that can be rendered in less than 40 HTML characters.

Your infographic may literally have 1,000 words on it, but if you’re not optimizing it for SEO, then it’s not worth squat to search engines.

Optimize your infographics for SEO

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Why SEO for Infographics?

At Dreamforce 2013, I’ll be speaking on the relationship between infographics and SEO in a session called “Marketing with Infographics for Fun and Profit.”

I’ll be going over alot of information in my 10 minutes on stage, so I thought it would be beneficial to break down the content of my slides into individual blog posts to be referred to later on.

There are three parts to my presentation – why SEOs love infographics, why infographics need SEO, and how to optimize infographics for SEO. In this blog post, I’ll expand on why infographics need search engine optimization.

Humans see infographics
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Why Infographics for SEO?

I’ll be presenting at this year’s Dreamforce at a session called Marketing with Infographics for Fun and Profit.

Speaking alongside Dave Austin, Andrew Melchior and Chris Bennett, we’ll discuss the many facets of infographics. I’ll be covering the relationship between Infographics and SEO and I decided to break down the information of my 10 or so slides into blog posts. Here’s the first one…

Infographics for SEO and Social

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