Why Video Marketing is More Important than Local SEO

In Internet Marketing, Search Engine Optimization, Video Marketing by Phil Smith1 Comment

Over the past year I have been helping more and more local businesses on Long Island and Manhattan with their online marketing strategies. Problem with most local companies is they do not have much of a strategy to begin with. This is totally understandable, but it does make it easier to work with a company that hasn’t done much verse …

First Page Google with On-Site SEO

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How to Reach First Page Google with On-site SEO What most people do not realize is that on-site SEO is way more important than off-site SEO or article marketing or backlink building or anything else someone tries to sell you. I have worked on websites where I ONLY performed on-site SEO services and they achieved first page Google ranking. We …

Google Panda – Who Got Slapped?

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If you haven’t heard, Google recently changed their algorithm to combat content farms. That means websites with a lot of duplicate content got pushed down in Google’s rankings. Google doesn’t like when a website is created and most of the content is copied from other websites. They want the website that published the original content to appear higher in the …

Mini Sites or Authority Sites?

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What exactly is a mini-site? A mini-site will target a very specific keyword. So for example, if you are selling flowers, you can build New-York-Flowers.com, Miami-Flowers.com and so on. This will allow you to target that specific market much easier. Yes, it will take time to build the domain authority, but it’s much easier to reach the top of Google …

Google Change to ID Original Content Source

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Could meta tags be making a comeback? Google is experimenting with two new meta tags to help it identify the original sources of online content. The tags are called syndication-source and original source. This is an interesting way to tease apart content sources, since tags are easily abused. They went away with the power of meta tags years ago, so …

Social Search and SEO

In Search Engine Optimization, Social Media by Phil Smith1 Comment

Mashable recently posted a great article on the future of social search and SEO. The article is below or you can read it on their site. I have been noticing constant changes in SEO and social media for years now. The goal to be successful in SEO and social media is to increase your social media presence by building followers …