What is SEO? In actuality, website optimization is more than just a bag of tricks. It’s not as easy as some would like to believe, nor is it black magic. We get a little technical at times, but we’ll walk you through it.

SEO Strategies That Can Backfire and Hurt Your Website Rankings

There are a lot of people out there offering advice for good Search Engine Optimization. The question is: how do you sort out the good advice from the bad?  To avoid becoming an example of what NOT to do when […]

By |November 21st, 2013|SEO|4 Comments

Google’s Newest Little Friend: Hummingbird

Hummingbird, the latest “big thing” from Google was introduced in late September.  What was most striking about the announcement was not the fact that there is a new algorithm, but that it has been live for at least 30 days, […]

By |November 1st, 2013|SEO|18 Comments

Post Penguin: Why a Simple Link Building Strategy Works Best

You’ve probably noticed all of the commotion about the changes in Google’s algorithms or have been personally affected by them. Either way, it’s best to be prepared and know the best strategies to get ranked as highly as possible. In this article, we are going to cover why a simple link building strategy works best and how to implement it in your SEO campaigns.

By |October 31st, 2013|Online Marketing, SEO|5 Comments

Inbound Strategies for Your Global Market

Dealing with a global international market is not as easy as throwing content up on your website. No, build it and they will come is no longer valid nor will it make them come. So, lets’ make one thing perfectly […]

Post-Penguin Linking with Debra Mastaler – [video]

Having Debra Mastaler join us via our Level Headed Marketing 2013 Google Hangouts was a treat, not just for me, but also for our listeners and readers alike. If you’ve ever met or heard Debra speak, you can’t help but […]

By |October 21st, 2013|Online Marketing, SEO|4 Comments

Has Google Gone Evil or Is It Just Wicked Smart?

Seth Godin’s recent post “Is Google jumping the shark?” got me thinking. A lot.

In his post (and I liberally paraphrase), Godin cites Google’s betrayal of its signature “don’t be evil” policy with a couple of its more recent, notable offenses. […]

By |October 17th, 2013|SEO|15 Comments

SEO Within an International Market

I don’t know about your business, but everyday, we seem to get more and more requests for an SEO campaign with a global reach. It’s a cakewalk for us since we cover thirteen languages and work with vendors and partners in six countries, but what if you’re not an International agency? What if you’ve been getting requests from the Netherlands, or Saudi Arabia - how do you address or even consider working with that market?

By |October 14th, 2013|Online Marketing, SEO|10 Comments

8 International SEO Consultants Speak Out

The beauty of working with an international market is the connections you make. The information you gather is priceless and the only way to really make a difference for your project is to listen to the people in the trenches.

By |October 7th, 2013|Online Marketing, SEO|6 Comments

Hummingbirds in Your Future

No this is not just for you ornithologists out there but for everyone, particularly those who use smart phones to search with Google.

Google recently threw their 15th anniversary bash, not in the deluxe futuristic Googleplex, but of all places, in […]

By |October 3rd, 2013|SEO|9 Comments

In Memorial of Keyword Data 2005 – 2013 RIP

Friends of Keyword Data were saddened to learn of his passing on September 24th, 2013 in Mountain View California, after a lingering illness related to encrypted search, but exact details of his passing were Not Provided.

Keyword Data was a lifelong […]

By |September 30th, 2013|SEO|0 Comments