Backlinks Gonna Jack You Up!

Backlinks Gonna Jack You Up!

Here We Go Again! It always pains enrages me when I meet a new client that has been taken by an underhanded search engine optimization company.  And trust me, they are everywhere!  They honestly don’t care if they burn a website to the ground, their goal is...

White space is not wasted space

When designing a website or piece of media I many times work with clients who view white space as something that needs to be filled.  Often, open space motivates a client to think “what can I put there?”  It is easy for a design to get bogged down with unessential...
How your behavior affects Google

How your behavior affects Google

In a recent interview with techcrunch.com, Google CEO, Eric Schmidt, explains that in order for Google to continue to improve it: …needs to move “from words to meaning.”  In other words, Google needs to understand queries better, and return results that best...

Understanding Google & Ranking

Old dog, new tricks While most website owners are concerned about ranking well in Google, most do not have a full understanding of how Google operates and what it takes to have a well-ranking site. Some of you may be completely new to the whole industry of Search...

Do you own your domain? Are you sure?

Today I received a telephone call from a perspective client who was interested in redesigning his company website. He had not had a particularly good experience with his original web designer and was looking to end the business relationship and start over with a fresh...

Second hand pickle juice

Most of us are well aware of the dangers associated with second hand smoke, but I would like to “rant” for a moment about another second hand contaminant that is just as insidious, but less spoken of. Second hand pickle juice. I hate pickles. HATE them....

5 big no, no’s when shopping for a web designer

While not an exhaustive list (I could definitely come up with more!) here are some major things to avoid when hiring a web designer: 1. Don’t let your web designer purchase your domain name for you. Suppose down the road you end your business relationship with...

How does your SEO rank loyalty?

How does your SEO rank loyalty? Before hiring a professional SEO (search engine optimization) company, there is a critical question that should be asked, but is often overlooked. The question is:  “Are you already working for a business in my industry?” ...

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