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Deconstructing Keyword Research

Almost exactly a year ago I posted about how keyword research has changed over time and explained a bit about how semantic search works. A year later and fresh off of a nice article I shared on social media yesterday about keyword phrase targeting, I think it is time to revisit the subject a little [...]

SEO Site Audits – What Went Wrong?

After reviews of progress in 2017, many companies are finding that one of their issues was their traffic suddenly, or slowly dropped this year and it cost them business. We are getting a lot of requests for an audit to see what went wrong. Wanted to give a quick overview of what an audit can [...]

Small Business SEO is about Decision Efficiency in 2018

It can be easy to succeed in the SEO world with the huge budgets that large companies throw at it, but for the small business owner, SEO has always been not just about optimizing your ranking in search but optimizing the way you use your marketing budget to address your SEO plan.  We are all [...]

By | 2017-12-29T13:58:44+00:00 December 29th, 2017|Categories: Outsourced SEO, SEO Consulting, SEO Ranking Factors|Tags: |0 Comments

Refresh Your Content in 2018: It May Be Your Biggest Problem

With the big content based changes to the Google algorithm this year, many smaller businesses were caught by surprise, and some are just noticing as the year comes to an end. Organic traffic is down and you aren't sure why? It is likely content based. The algorithm has gotten much better at picking out "thin" [...]

See Where Santa Can Be Found

You Can Be Found is here for you this holiday weekend to help you find Santa, or maybe make it more confusing.  I have found some of the top Santa Trackers and added them here for your use.  Compare, contrast, and enjoy. We all know we can't really track Santa. His technology is far too [...]

By | 2017-12-22T13:19:21+00:00 December 22nd, 2017|Categories: Holiday|Tags: |0 Comments

UPDATE: Google Hits Small Biz Two More Times Before the Holidays

UPDATE: Around December 19th, Google hit the world with yet another update that is causing considerable change in search rankings. Though data is still coming in, this one seems to be based more on technical site stuff like schema, or structured data, and AMP, which most small business owners don't even know exists. More reason [...]

Make Sure Your NAP’s Are Right in 2018: SEO Local Search

One of the common problems I see local businesses run into that tends to confuse them or cost them a lot of money, are messy NAP's. NAP's are Name, Address, and Phone number listings on the internet.  Because some businesses take bad advice from ill-informed or simply unethical SEO consultants, they sometimes create many different names [...]

Tired of BSEO? We Provide Real SEO!

It has been a transformative year in the world of SEO with some major Google changes that have caused a lot of business owners to alter some of their core approaches to their website and their business. Though frustrating, change can be a great test and can expose even more those that don't know what they [...]

Google Freshness is Big – What does Small Biz do?

On Friday I posted a bit of a rant on the Google freshness update that took place in November and hit about 35% of searches. It isn't so much that freshness shouldn't be important, but the timing of it and the fact that a few of the big changes this year really hit small businesses [...]

Happy New Year One Time Free SEO Opportunity

In the spirit of the New Year holiday, I will offer a secret deal. For all of New Years Day (or Jan. 2), You Can Be Found will give the first month free on any SEO contract up to 1,000/month. This is a great way to get your plan kicked off and get your business [...]

By | 2017-12-29T14:47:17+00:00 November 27th, 2017|Categories: Deals, SEO Consulting|Tags: , , |0 Comments