beacon site | contact | (866) 488-3620

seo

Ashley Agee

Top 6 SEO Tools I Use on a Regular Basis

  Every SEO person has their own set of tools they use to help improve their sites and monitor what’s happening with their sites. Here’s a list of my favorite SEO Tools that I use on a monthly basis.   Moz Pro  moz.com I like using Moz Pro because it offers so much information in [...] read more »

Jeff Pickle

How does Google use click through rates?

Google Avoids the Question Although click-through rates are  believed to be a signal, Google has never directly said that click-through-rates are utilized for the purpose of search rankings.  Google has been rather obtuse about the subject. “In the context of organic search results, your click through rate is how often people click on your site [...] read more »

Nicole

SEO Benefits of a Responsive Web Design

First there were your basic company websites.  Then more and more users began to access these sites on their mobile devices and the usability was horrible.  The logical solution was to serve up two different sites (your main site and a new mobile friendly site).  However, things have rapidly continued to get more complex for [...] read more »

Richard Rossi

Starting my 12 Step program to WordPress Plug-In Recovery

Like it or not, Hollywood has a tremendous influence over the way we think. It affects the products we buy and the candidates we elect. Look at how many sites deal with the topic of celebrities. Whether you’re an actor or a blogger, if Hollywood has taught us anything its that there are three key [...] read more »

Austin Fadely

Why Analytics is Critical to Your Success

Even as a child, I loved measuring things: shoe sizes, my height, the volume of non-regular polyhedroid solids—you name it! That’s why I get so stoked about Web Analytics…or maybe it’s the third cup of Joe I’m currently downing. Either way, they’re critical to your business success, analytics I mean. You need to have some [...] read more »

Ashley Agee

9 Point SEO Checklist for Brand New Websites

Here is a checklist I put together for you to use when your setting up a brand new site. The checklist covers 9 things that will help with you with Search Engine Optimization aka SEO. <div align=”center”><a href=”http://blog.beacontechnologies.com/9-point-seo-checklist-for-brand-new-websites/” title=”9 Point SEO Checklist for Brand New Websites”><img src=”http://blog.beacontechnologies.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/02/Checklist-for-new-websites1.jpg” alt=”9 Point SEO Checklist for Brand New Websites” [...] read more »

Richard Rossi

3 Ways You Can Lift Up Your Company’s Local SEO

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 »

Richard Rossi

3 Often Overlooked Tasks That Can Help Any Blogger's SEO

Take care of the big things and the little things will take care of themselves. I”ve always lived by the adage. That being the case, I occasionally have to remind myself of some of the seemingly small or routine seo related tasks that require attention. They”re easy to forget but collectively can pay dividends. Optimize [...] read more »

Ashley Agee

8 Tips about Image optimization for Search Engines

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 »

Jeff Pickle

Panda devalues anchor text

  A little over a year ago, Panda made its debut. The debut was not soon after it was revealed that AOL was prepping to add massive waves of content. A content farm to end all content farms.  Panda put a stop to that. Another scandal that erupted just prior to the Panda launch was [...] read more »