SEO & Internet Marketing with International Flavor

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5 Tips to Learning SEO (and Not Getting Frustrated)

For those that really want to dig into SEO, either to become an optimizer or build your own in-depth campaigns, stay put. I’ve dabbled in all aspects of website optimization, from SEO copywriting where I got my start, to understanding web analytics, which is where I’m headed.

By | July 22nd, 2010|Online Marketing, SEO|26 Comments

Finding Keywords for SEO: How Long Does This Take?

One of the search terms that hit our site was “minimum amount of time to find keywords for SEO”. Somewhere out there, someone is trying to find out the shortest amount of time this part of the campaign will take. [...]

By | July 16th, 2010|Online Marketing, SEO|21 Comments

Google’s Shot of Espresso, Caffeine: SEO Response

At the beginning of June 2010, Google initiated the Caffeine update: a complete search engine restructuring. Google Caffeine indexes content at a faster rate. i.e. every day, globally. Since the Google update, many sites have noticed a moderate to severe [...]

By | July 13th, 2010|SEO|25 Comments

SEO & WordPress: 7 Plugins for Better Websites

Among other things, I love Wordpress as a site platform. It’s a beautiful thing for SEO, especially if you use the Thesis theme (hint, hint). Wordpress is a: Content Management System, allowing you to easily add, delete or edit pages, [...]

By | July 10th, 2010|SEO, WordPress|24 Comments

Top SEO Women – Just the Tip of the Iceberg

Update: Our Top SEO Women badges for 2010 and 2011 are finally out! As well, we're accepting nominations for the 2012 year, so be sure to nominate your favorite. Inspiration happens at the oddest times… It’s no secret I’m a [...]

By | July 8th, 2010|Online Marketing, SEO, Social Media|72 Comments

Improving SEO: The Three Ts for Stronger Optimization

You've done your SEO; you’re keeping an eye on your site analytics, networking, writing content – all the things a good webmaster does to show his or her site tender loving care. These methods seem to be working, because you’re getting [...]

By | July 5th, 2010|SEO|26 Comments

SEO Copywriting: The Road Less Traveled

After many years as an SEO copywriter, I still have people asking me, “What do you do all day?” If I just answer, “I write”, the inevitable next question is, “What do you write?” There’s never an easy answer, so let me break it down into straightforward terms. What does it take to write an SEO article?

By | July 2nd, 2010|Content Development, SEO|24 Comments

SEO Copywriting: Is Your Copy Ready for Visitors?

You write what seems a beautiful example of SEO copywriting, only to find that visitors don’t agree. They don’t come, they don’t stay; they don’t read. What gives? You were sure your copy was ready to “go live”, but it shortly becomes obvious that only you agree with you. Lessen the chances of this SEO copywriting conundrum by following this checklist:

By | June 30th, 2010|Content Development, Online Marketing, SEO|19 Comments

4 Free and Paid Products That Can Help Boost Your SEO Efforts

SEO tools... Very seldom do we talk about the “extra” programs that can give your SEO a boost, preferring instead to talk about techniques. However, tons of “SEO boosters” have hit the market that makes search engine optimization [...]

By | June 28th, 2010|Online Marketing, SEO, Social Media|13 Comments

8 Characteristics of High Quality Links

SEOs talk a lot about “high quality” links. “High quality links are a great way to gain traffic and site authority”. Do they ever explain what defines “high quality”? Are you frustrated by trying to figure what this elusive breed [...]

By | June 24th, 2010|Online Marketing, SEO|24 Comments