Google Optimization - What Color Hat Are You Wearing?

Local SEO Google SEO

Google wants organic. Businesses don't have time to wait for that. So, SEO firms are hired to expedite the "organic" growth of a website. Well, then, that's not organic anymore right? Well, sort of. Few businesses make it without some form of marketing effort especially when starting up. Google wants to encourage honest hyperlinking. Not every hyperlink is honest. What used to be considered "white-hat" SEO is quickly becoming "black-hat" SEO. Here's how to know the difference.

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Google and Change


We saw huge changes last year in Google algorithms. If you're not paying attention, you could be dropping in the search engines like a rocket! If there's one constant when it comes to Google, it's change.

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The Top 5 Website Requirements for 2014

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Technology is moving at a very rapid pace and many website owners are finding they are behind the times. Here are our top five website requirements that every website must have to meet today's consumer standards:

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Review Exchanges - Improving Your MAPS Ranking

Google MAPS

Link exchanges have been common practice among website owners. For obvious reason, Google likes links. Google also likes reviews and this is just one way to improve your ranking in Google MAPS and help your fellow businesses.

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Predicting Search Trends and Understanding Google's Vision

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Search, as you know it, will diminish. traffic will begin to decline. Cable content providers like TWC will start to decline as internet content takes over. Here’s how to take advantage of these trends now. I’m not predicting the demise of Google, far from it! Search will find you… you won’t have to search SEO will still be a necessity (it doesn’t matter how the search is conducted…it just matters that you show up in the search). Here’s how Google will thrive!

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Google Way Ahead Of The Curve - Cloud Computing

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I gotta go look at this thing! I spend probably 8 hours plus a day in front of a computer and all of that time requires that I be online. It's rare that I'm doing something that is offline. Microsoft Office is now an occasional afterthought. In front of me while I work is a Google Nexus 7 Tablet with resolution higher than then human eye can see. And that's just the beginning of my desktop gadgetry...

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Hey Google! What Do You Want To Be When You Grow Up?


You can't be EVERYTHING! In my experience, companies that grow in many different directions fall and before you know it they start spinning off those appendages and going back to their roots.

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Responsive VS. Mobile Sites - PART II

Mobile sites Responsive Design

OK, I might change my mind on responsive sites. Here's why...

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Be Your Own Tech Support And Lose Your Mind

SEO Design Small Business

You might think that you are saving money by fixing your own computers or even doing your own search engine optimization. But let's take that concept a step further into reality...

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Conversations With Google - A Personal Experience With Google MAPS

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I was excited to see that Google offers phone support now for Google MAPS...that is until I called them.

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