Is Now The Time To Start Selling Online?

You're probably asking yourself why would I want to invest in doing something online like an e-commerce shop and what are the upsides as well as the downsides of selling products online? As I am writing this we are in the mists of the COVID19 virus and businesses are suffering the effects of the necessary stay home orders that are being issued all over the world to stop this pandemic from spreading.So what can you do to save your business from perishing during this worldwide crisis? Could online presence with a shopping cart be the answer to your needs now as…

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Every Year…. SEO Is Dead! Well Its A Long Slow Death Then! LOL

Almost every year at the beginning of the year someone decides to let us know that SEO is dead! Well, it has been dead for over 10 years according to the Nostradamus's in marketing! SEO is very much alive and doing just fine! Thanks for asking :). Now optimizing for Google has become the name of the game. With its domination in the search engine space, it is the place you want to be visible. What we as an SEO Company do now compared to just 5 years ago has changed as we ever evolve to keep up with all…

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Can You Get Good SEO For $295

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We live in a price centric world where I can shop and get pricing from a dozen places in mere minutes. So, it’s no wonder that people have gotten to the point where the cheapest wins a lot of the times but when it comes to having search engine optimization or internet marketing period is a cheap marketing solution really the best idea?That is what I want to talk about today. Sometimes cheap can lead to being more costly! I also want to cover what goes into doing SEO so that business owners and decision makers can get a better…

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Whats Wrong With “We Can Get Your Ranked On The 1st Page Of Google” Emails?

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Beware of emails that start with 1st page of Google and what they promise! Usually these emails will start with some nice language and then let you know that your website does not rank on keywords which then goes into how this SEO company that has contacted you without you asking has a plan to save you on the internet and make you visible and ranking on keywords!Here is a sample of a 1s page of Google Emails we received today! “Hello,I was going through your website and I found it impressive!!! However, when I search for your business keywords…

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Importance Of Owning Your Own Domain Name

Your website is usually one of the most precious pieces of internet marketing property a business owns so protecting it is important.If you do not own your domain, any money and effort you spent in building it as well as marketing it are not under you control.Whoever owns the domain can simply walk off with it or take control over itIf the domain is owned by your marketing agency or web designer, they can hold it hostage and make it really difficult for you to leave them.Think of it like not being on the deed to your house but your…

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How To Not Get Screwed By A Web Design Company

I am sure the title of this page may cause a little controversy but in this day and age we still come across web design companies that are screwing business owners out of their hard earned money especially small business seems to be a target. So what inspired this is that we are currently working with a client that paid for someone to stand up a website for their business and now that its been 2 months past the actual date that the site was promised they are still struggling with out a proper website.This made us decide to write…

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Was There A Google Update New Years?

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There was chatter in the SEO community as to if there was a Google update New Year’s Eve? The monitors and Search Engine journal say no. This just made me think about how much freak out happens about Google updating their algorithm and is it really that scary?I think the answer is mixed. I have had 20 years’ worth of Google updates behind me and honestly very few have been as impactful as Panda and Penguin. Those were major for anyone that had been using what I would call a gray hat methodology. Which is where you did not exactly…

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Raise Your Hand If You Looked At Google Analytics Today & Thought Ohhh No!

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So, like many of you first thing this morning I am going over stats to see how things are looking. It’s kind of my routine look at traffic look at rankings and then start the day.Well today I look, and I see a giant drop in traffic to some of my sites that usually are pretty rock solid, and the coffee just did not taste as good! Google Analytics Traffic Reporting Glitch - Breathe Easy! Thanks to Search Engine Roundtable which I would recommend you subscribe to if you have an interest in what goes on in the world of…

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How To Fast Track Organic Rankings!

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SEO or Search Engine Optimization is the process of getting your site more visible in Google and other search engines without purchasing an ad to do it. It’s how people get organic rankings on Google Maps for local search or in the organic search results on a national level.If you are not familiar with this process it is not a fast track to getting immediate results. It is more of a long game meaning it takes time to get your site ranking. However, there are some ways that you can get faster results. This does not mean immediate but faster.…

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Using A Virtual Address For Your GMB Listing

Getting a Google My Business Listing also called a GMB listing is a vital piece of marketing your business online locally. The difficulty has become getting that listing using a virtual office or any location that would not be a full-time office or is just a mailing address that you do not actually work out of during business hours.There was a time not too long ago where a small business owner or start up could get a virtual office space and get a local listing in Google. Now a days this has become harder and harder as Google has gotten…

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