algorithm updates

/Tag: algorithm updates

How to Rank For Your Keyword Phrase in 2018

It is the summer of 2018 and though Google says they try to simplify things, SEO gets more and more complicated.  I wanted to do a quick overview for the small business owner to at least have a basic knowledge of what is important to ranking for that phrase they want to show up for.  [...]

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 [...]

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" [...]

Help! Emergency SEO Services

If you have recently seen your site traffic drop off of a cliff or you are one of those ranking followers and you suddenly noticed that your one time high ranking is nowhere to be found, you may be in need of some emergency SEO help.  With the increasingly confusing Google algorithm and all of [...]

By | 2017-11-15T18:10:05+00:00 November 15th, 2017|Categories: Google Updates, Negative SEO, SEO Consulting, Technical SEO|Tags: , , |

Small Businesses SEO Rankings Starting to Fall Because…

With Google somewhat drastically updating their ranking algorithm a couple of times in recent months, and other big changes on the horizon, there are some very important aspects of SEO that small businesses have been getting away with ignoring for a while, that are suddenly becoming urgent needs. I want to address some of them [...]

Sudden SEO Traffic Drop? Could be side effects of Fred

I have spent a number of hours the last couple of months helping business owners who suddenly saw their traffic disappear, or calls disappear since the Fred algorithm update a couple of months ago.  The update is believed to mostly punish poor content, but sometimes business owners have content that appears poor to Google because [...]

Search Engine Marketing (SEM) News This Week

I typically try to break down the biggest story of the week and break it down to a post that helps you with an easily understandable takeaway that can be digested and used to help your business today.  The past week or so has had a number of mentionable news items come out so I [...]

Google Rebranding, Quality Update & Twitter…Oh My?

This is my last week abroad but lots has happened while I'm out of the country.  Just wanted to use the blog this week to touch base on some new and somewhat important news items from the week that could be important to you and your rankings. Google Quality Update: Many noticed ranking changes earlier [...]

Twoogle? and Mobilegeddon Letdown: SEM News Update

Just wanted to update people with some news in the industry.  The biggest news this week has been the Mobilegeddon results a week after the roll out was supposed to kick off.  The other news this week was that starting in May Twitter is granting Google access to their live feed.  We don't know exactly [...]

Google Webmaster Tools Mobile Presence Check

Though it isn't going to be clear immediately how mobilegeddon is going to impact your overall traffic, I have been getting a lot of questions about how to check mobile rankings.  This isn't as easily done as one might think, especially if you have a mobile responsive site rather than a separate mobile version.  One [...]