Sitting in rush hour traffic gives one time to think – sometimes, too much time. We’ve all heard the reasons why small business websites cannot compete with the big brands. We don’t have the huge marketing budgets nor the brand recognition. Big brands dominate the short-tail phrases that generate the bulk of the search volume. [...] read more »
A good digital marketing consultant will leave the office, but will never really stop thinking about the page rank of websites they manage. Tools from SEOMoz or add-ons like SEO Book’s RankChecker are decent for in the office, but what about when you are on the go? WebRank SEO is not just a cool Chrome plugin. [...] read more »
Google has published some great tutorials on YouTube. Surprisingly, many of the newest videos don’t have a relatively high number of views despite major press regarding the recent Penguin update and new factors regarding search quality. The videos serve as nice reminders to experts and are very informative for novices. Most importantly, the videos are [...] read more »
You’d be surprised that you have been looking at your search queries in Google Webmaster Tools and not been aware that many of the queries were for image search instead of the web. In the past, I’ve gone to Webmaster Tools to check out the recent search queries. Often, I wondered where Google Webmaster Tools [...] read more »
Most of the time, when you are optimizing a site for SEO you are think about title tags, descriptions, keyword content and internal/external linking. Your mind is focused on how to improve the site so it shows up higher in search rankings and can sometimes forget about also optimizing you images for search. Considering that [...] read more »
Beacon’s own Brad Henry is doing a Google Analytics user survey with one of the GA staff at The Google Analytics Partner Summit in Mountain View CA!
Finally, I’m starting to grasp the depth of SEO and how websites are ranked on Search Engines. Who knew there was so much to it? I knew I had a good grasp and understanding when I came to Beacon but I’ve learned a much deeper side to it that I wasn’t so sure of. There [...] read more »