Keywords

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

Effective Keyword List

It’s no surprise that searching online has become second nature for most people on the planet. Whether you’re looking for your personal needs like shopping or looking for a business/service. You no longer have to pick up the yellow pages […]

By |September 23rd, 2013|SEO|4 Comments

Competitive Intelligence: Getting the Skinny on Your Competition

Competitive Intelligence, or CI, is something you can’t do without if you’re going to have an online business. As well, it’s something you or your SEO specialist had better be doing; you have to know your competition before you ever […]

By |May 9th, 2011|Online Marketing, SEO|10 Comments

Semantics and Relevance: Even Keywords Need Support Sometimes

In content, you have synonyms, plurals and related terms. When you read a sentence, you get the meaning of a word based on the context. You get the meaning of the sentence based on the surrounding sentences. In fact, a lot of our reading comprehension doesn’t come because we’re walking dictionaries, but because we use surrounding information to support our understanding of the written word.

By |November 29th, 2010|Content Development, SEO|31 Comments

Just How Important Are Domains for Keyword Ranking?

You’re setting up your website. You already know you’re going to pay a professional SEO specialist to perform the complete kit-n-SEO-kaboodle, you just haven’t hired anybody yet. Now, you’re pretty sure you read something about domains being important for the process, but how important is it? … and what’s a domain?

By |November 25th, 2010|Online Marketing, SEO|24 Comments

SEO Campaigns and the Ever Essential Benchmark

Winning the Business Race We’ve all been there. You have this sweet SEO campaign planned out to the nth degree. You’ve put it into motion. You’re sure it’s going to: Increase your traffic; Boost your ranking; Boost your ROI (Return on Investment). Problem: After three months, your ROI is still a sinking ship. Your ranking seems to have a severe lack of motivation; it hasn’t even tried to move. Worse yet, your visitors have the attention spans of guppies, staying only long enough for the site to load – if you have visitors at all.

By |November 11th, 2010|SEO|14 Comments

Using Google Web Analytics to Check Your SEO Campaign: Keywords

Now, in the SEO industry, Google Web Analytics is a touchy subject. So, for those in the industry who feel the need to yell and rant because I’m adding “Google” to the title, yell on, while I talk to the target audience.

Because, you see, GA is a free analytics platform. Thus, it’s widely used by many business owners small and large. As well, tons of SEO tools incorporate with Google Analytics, such as Raven Tools – a product I’m testing now. While you can use the analytics program offered with most web hosting platforms, many find it hard to read the raw data. Thus, GA – nuff’ said.
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By |September 16th, 2010|SEO|18 Comments

Search Engine Optimization – Long Tail or Short Tail?

When doing your own search engine optimization, you can always find plenty of articles on how to research keywords. You can find tons of tools as well, such as WordTracker and the Google keyword tool. What you get is a list of potential keywords, information on how often they’re searched and, basically, whether they’d be a good choice for traffic.

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By |September 6th, 2010|SEO|20 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

6 Ways SEO Copywriting Services Work for You

SEO copywriting services – the designation is quite a mouthful. If you can write, these services may also sound like a waste of good money. After all, why have someone write for you when you’re perfectly capable of providing your own content (or copy)? However, SEO copywriting services do make a difference, and in very specific, noticeable ways. […]

By |June 21st, 2010|Online Marketing, SEO|20 Comments