Monthly Archives: October 2014


Google Analytics to Help Your Business

Google Analytics can be an essential tool for recognizing what is and isn't working for your business.  I have found  myself doing more and more work in helping business owners understand and set up their Google analytics to get them more rewarding and actionable information.  Google analytics consulting has been a growing part of my [...]

By |2017-10-10T18:51:23+00:00October 30th, 2014|Categories: Adwords, Google Analytics, SEO|Tags: , , |

Google Penguin 3.0 Released

The angry Google Penguin has reared its ugly head again.  Last Friday Google released the 3.0 version of the Google Penguin algorithm adjustment.  This was not well publicized and Google didn't even acknowledge it until 24 hours later.  Google Penguin is know for penalizing sites that have used unsavory link building techniques and link spamming [...]

Local Search Factors 2014

The local search factors study came out this week from Moz, run by David Mihm, someone I respect very much in the industry. Luckily for me, as this week has been insane, not much has changed, and I will go over what they determined to be the major changes with the Pigeon update, etc. below. [...]

By |2017-10-10T18:51:23+00:00October 15th, 2014|Categories: Google Algorithm Update, local search, SEO|Tags: , , |

Ethical SEO: We’ve always known what’s right and wrong

In recent weeks the industry has been talking about coming together and writing ethical guidelines to SEO.  When you get in this industry, as I assume is the case with any industry, you know the difference between right and wrong and taking shortcuts vs. doing it right.  There are certain areas of gray that can [...]

SEO Consulting That Works: It Isn’t About an Individual Ranking

SEO Consulting takes a lot of work. I'm not one to toot my own horn, but it takes years of paying constant attention to the rules and keeping my clients on the straight and narrow to be able to get tried and true results. I see a lot of outfits out there promoting themselves that [...]

By |2017-10-10T18:51:23+00:00October 3rd, 2014|Categories: SEO, SEO Consulting|Tags: , , |