Turning online visitors into buyers You want your website working for you and a good website does many things but what it needs to do is generate action on your website. Whether it’s sales or new clients or subscribers you want them. If your website is under performing and just eking out some business there’s … Continue reading Maximize Your Online Potential
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If you’ve seen some fluctuations or drops in your rankings this week blame it on Google. I promise it really isn’t your SEO professionals’ fault and there is probably nothing wrong with your website. The latest update that happened this week is just one of a few that will roll out this year. I began … Continue reading SEO | Google Updates Again
Your website is the largest business asset you probably have and if it isn’t then maybe you can change that easier than you think. Google algorithms approach your website just like any other human. It likes to read your content and see the images/videos, if it cannot easily access what it’s looking for it will … Continue reading Breaking Google Barriers
Getting to the top Never before has online content marketing been such an integral part of a companies day to day marketing strategies. And no one knows your product and services better than you do. This is why I always like to see the website owners write their own content. Having to write fresh content … Continue reading Online content the largest piece of the SEO pie.
Google’s dictionary definition for SEO ” is short for search engine optimization is now the company’s main marketing channel with the majority of investment going into SEO.” In short: investing in optimizing digital marketing. Today’s SEO is fairly straight forward to obtain high quality results. However depending on your business and products the competition tells … Continue reading How to talk to Google. A conversation with Algorithms.
SEO In order to compete in the search engines you must understand how to focus your key wording strategies. And key wording although is of first and foremost, it is also a host of other SEO tools that keeps you in the top ten. In other words, it a combination of SEO tasking that makes … Continue reading Web Design & SEO VA
Improving SEO Results What your SEO report card says about your website There are so many tools available for improving your SEO that it would take days to weed through them all. However knowing what tools and SEO strategies are best suited for your company website is another story entirely. Its one thing to have … Continue reading Improving SEO Results
SEO Audit Report Results | Getting your website name seen on Google, Bing, Yahoo searches and on other websites. Basic SEO at the very least is necessary to maintain your ranking. Keeping in mind that competitors are revamping their SEO weekly and even on a daily basis. Updating your website content is one of the … Continue reading SEO Audit Report Results
SEO Website Audit Report Tools | SEO is all about getting your website name seen on Google, Bing, Yahoo searches and on other websites. The Web contains billions of websites elbowing one another for a place in the front row on the first page of Google in the top 10 results). If you add directories, advertising … Continue reading SEO Website Audit Report Tools
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The Search I read a book called “The Search” by John Battelle that explores how Google and its rivals rewrote the rules of business and transformed our culture. What really caught my attention was Chapter 7 titled The Search Economy. It related how a small e-commerce store got yanked by the short-hairs when Google made … Continue reading Rant and Rave about Google
Before I get started with the must haves let me begin by saying this..Mobile search is king. And two things you need to be concerned with and that is how good is your mobile website experience and how fast does it load. Most of your clients and customers are going to see your website on … Continue reading SEO Mobile Search Success
Huge website directories containing thousands of links and state, city, local web pages continue to proliferate online at an alarming rate. Search online for services such as roofers or lawyers chances are you will find a directory website on the 1st page of Google. What is a business website directory? A website directory is a … Continue reading Directories dominate over small business websites on Google
There are a number of popular tools used by experts in the search engine marketing industry. Many tools offer both free and paid versions. A few SEO tools include the following brands: MOZ Google Web Master Tools Google Analytics YOAST Backlinko Ahrefs Majestic Spyfu Semrush Depending on where you are on the SEO practitioner spectrum … Continue reading What are the best SEO tools?
How do I get my website on the first page of Google Use key phrases. Sign up for a free Google Analytics account to find the best key phrases to use in your website content. Also sign-up for a Google Webmaster Tools account. Also, you might notice that the Google search box will auto-complete your … Continue reading How do I get my website on the first page of Google
Time to Get Ready to Expand Your Reach Past Your Website There’s a New Online Audience, Beyond Your Website | You might have noticed a large Q&A box in Google search results. As a webmaster, website business owner and SEO expert my first question is why is Google doing this? And my second question is … Continue reading There’s a New Online Audience, Beyond Your Website
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Google continues to change the way your website get found in searches. Google changing how your website gets found in searches | Here’s how to prepare for these changes and improve your results. Since 2000 Google has constantly evolved to deliver what they deem as clean, unfettered search results. And Google is constantly tweaking and … Continue reading Google changing how your website gets found in searches
Getting backlinks We see them everyday in our in box.”I would like to link to your site”. I suggest you choose your links and create your links pages with as much care as you would your homepage. Go to the web site requesting to link with you and check for the following: 1. Has the … Continue reading Getting backlinks
Remember when the internet was still in its infancy? Then quickly it went from crawling to a brisk walk into all of our lives. These were the days when getting a website was a luxury and about as cool as it gets. Not all of your competitors had websites so you zipped along getting business … Continue reading What Google wants!
Search engines are going into a new uncharted era of change. As in all things technological its fast and ever reaching growth is based on population and accessibility. And in terms of internet growth the same is true. Competition is ever expanding because more people can compete in the free online market because of hand … Continue reading Does Google think your content relevant?
Google splitting search results into 2 separate versions The mobile search index over Google will contain newer, fresher content while Google version of the desktop index will be updated less frequently. In some cases search results displayed over mobile will be completely different than those search results found on desktop. This comes on the heels … Continue reading Google to favor mobile over desktop search results
When publishing articles for search engine optimization its about content relevant to your business. You want to write and publish articles that are content rich with information, videos and images. You want to educate your clients or customers as well as the search engines your authority on your services or products. Lets face it google loves … Continue reading Publishing Articles for Search Engine Optimization
Written and video content building page rank authority is a path to the top of Google Search Engine. If you haven’t incorporated video and social media into your website consider it a missed opportunity in your website marketing strategy. Lets face it, humans like to see what their getting and see who they are dealing with. Video and social media … Continue reading How can I get my website seen at the top of Google search engine
Your SEO, is like any relationship in life it needs attention and care. Your relationship to the search engines starts from the moment you launch your new website continuing as long as your website is active. Like a finely tuned engine, you want the kind of maintenance that makes your website a top competitor. Having a … Continue reading Changes in Google could affect your Page Rank
As people continue to do more business and research over the Internet, search engine optimization (SEO) firms are scratching their heads wondering how to achieve great rankings for their Web clients. One method of supposedly generating great search engine rankings is called linking. This technique has gained in popularity with SEO firms, but produces questionable … Continue reading Understanding Search Engines Generates Higher Web Rankings
Leverage Seminars, Videos, Commercials For Better Web Results Many companies have marketing gold laying around their office and hidden in their computers. These untapped assets can give you a leg up on the competition if you market them correctly. Google wants to show its users text, documents, videos, Power Points, photos and more. You can enhance … Continue reading Marketing Gold All Around Your Business
Fundamentals of Search Engine Optimization- Stick To Fundamentals How do search engines find your website, and how does your website find its way into search engines? Think of it this way, every page in your website is an opportunity to tell the search engines what your web site is about. Even the savviest web developers … Continue reading Fundamentals of Search Engine Optimization
A Few Smart Moves to Increase Traffic on your Website How would you establish a shopping store’s popularity? Simply by the number of footfalls .i.e. the number of people visiting it. Similarly, for a website, it is the number of clicks that measure the traffic on it. So you finally have a good website…….. Now … Continue reading Increase Traffic on your Website
Broken Links Will Hurt Your Search Engine Results Search engine results are becoming more important every day as more people use the World Wide Web to find goods, services and information. One way to help your website achieve a good website ranking on Google is by ensuring your site is free of bad links and broken … Continue reading Broken Links and your SEO
Tweak your website for Google’s new search engine Updates and Modifications for google algorithm changes Sometime after the New Year, Google will roll-out a new algorithm called Caffeine to improve search results. For the most part Google is always tweaking and adjusting its search engine across all their data centers in order to improve speed … Continue reading Google algorithm changes
Search Engine List – list of popular search engines and resource websites Google http://www.google.com Google provides the option to find more than web pages. Using on the top of the search box on the Google home page, you can easily seek out images from across the web, discussions that are taking place on Usenet newsgroups, … Continue reading Search Engine List
Video content for SEO Search engine results are becoming more important every day. More people now use the World Wide Web to find goods, services and information than ever before. This also includes the search for other digital assets such as; Video, Audio, Power Point, Optimizing PDF files, Word documents, Text files and other digital … Continue reading Optimizing You Tube, Videos for SEO
Webmaster, SEO skillsets, like brain surgery, architecture, or any other profession, is a highly specialize profession A novice performing your SEO may incur you a Google Penalty – Hire an expert when it comes to SEO, don’t cut corners on the most important marketing asset in your advertising arsenal. Interview SEO companies and ask for … Continue reading A novice performing your SEO may incur you a Google Penalty
Removing Negative Comments that get found in the suggest list and pages of Google search results Many people, businesses and organizations have found themselves the victims of negative postings on complaint websites. These websites such as Rip-0F-F- Re-p0-rt, P1ss-0F-F- C0n$u-mers and others. (I have purposely typed these incorrectly so as to not give these websites or … Continue reading Removing Bad Comments Google Search Results
Avoid Getting Scammed and Ripped Off by Search Engine Marketing Scams Search engine marketers are trolling the web for easy prey. Here’s how to recognize the 5 red flags for these online predators promising you the moon for web site traffic. The old American axioms; ‘there’s no such thing as a free lunch’ and ‘if … Continue reading Search Engine Marketing Scams
Leverage PDF files For Better Web Results Many companies have marketing gold hidden in their servers and computers. These untapped assets can give you a leg up on the competition if marketed and optimized correctly. For the smart business owner, the days of posting non-optimized PDF files to their website is long over. This is … Continue reading Optimizing PDF files for SEO
Hummingbird, Google’s latest change to how it handles search queries Here’s what this change means to you and your business. ‘Google Hummingbird’ is a good analogy for how this new search change actually works. If you have seen a Hummingbird while feeding it darts with hyper speed precision from flower to flower; much the same way … Continue reading Google Hummingbird Update
Mobile friendly search over Google – Google has officially announced they are planning to push mobile responsive sites in search results above others that are not. See: http://googlewebmastercentral.blogspot.com/2015/02/finding-more-mobile-friendly-search.html Use this Google tool to analyze a web page and report if the page has a mobile-friendly design and gives optimization recommendations. At VISIONEFX we create mobile responsive web design … Continue reading Mobile friendly search over Google
Yes, but this is the wrong question to ask. A smart business owner would ask; ‘How can I get customers to find my website when looking for goods, content, services and advice? Many business owners incorrectly assume that they should see their website appear in the top 10 of Google for trophy phrases. While Google ranking … Continue reading Does Google look for fresh content when ranking a website?
If you have gotten a phone call or email from a Google Representative this is most likely not coming from Google. So don’t be fooled. There are even websites that use the word Google in order to convince visitors that they are somehow associated with Google. So it is important for you to know just … Continue reading Ranking on Google
Submit Your Site, Back link Resources – At VISIONEFX we research and identify links to search engines, directories and web sites where you may submit your web site for free. (Some require a reciprocal link or a modest fee, but most are free) REMEMBER! If any search engine, directory or web site require ‘any fee … Continue reading Submit Your Site, Back link Resources
One of most widely used online website tools are so-called website graders. They are used to score certain aspects of your website. A typical web site grader scores your website on many of the following technical points. (See below) H1, H2, H3 tags and Meta tags – yes/no W3C and CSS compliancy – yes/no Robots … Continue reading Do Website Grading Tools really work?
How does search engine optimization work? – VISIONEFX started following Google back in 1998 when Google was in its’ infancy. Since then Google has continually changed and refined its search engine to thwart unscrupulous programmers and developers who try to cheat their way into Google Top 10 search results. Enter Matt Cutts Over the years, … Continue reading How does search engine optimization work?
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There's lots of these systems out there; Wix, Webby, Square Space, GoDaddy site builder, Web.com and the list goes on.
Planning a successful ecommerce website
Take a moment a read our ecommerce 101 primer for tips on creating an ecommerce site that generates foot traffic.
My current web company takes forever to do website fixes!
In this current online, interactive world your business is open for inquiries 24 hours a day, 7 days a week; and your website cannot afford to be down or offline for long.
What is the best software for our new website?
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What exactly is search engine optimization; how does it work?
We started following Google back in 1998 when Google was in its’ infancy. We have learned that many things have not changed.
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How do we prevent hacking and online website attacks?
There is one undenieable truth about hacking, malware and online attacks; If you have been hit already, it’s certain that you eventually will.
When should we redesign our company logo?
Logos are like any other form of advertising. They have a shelf life. All major companies have changed their logo to some degree i.e., Proctor and Gamble, Westinghouse, General Motors, Ford, Coke, McDonalds and others.