seo scams

Some Common Alternative Facts That Will Cost You With SEO

With the phrase “alternative facts” so big this past week, I thought I would touch on some of the things I hear prospects are told in relation to their SEO that can end up costing them a lot in the long run. It is a shame that companies get away with this stuff because it […]

Self Automated SEO, Not Automated SEO

I recently had a conversation with another business owner who suggested I create an SEO automation tool to automate SEO.  I actually hear this a lot from people and there are companies like MOZ and Majestic that make some nice tools that help with the SEO process, but as I have been preaching for […]

Failed SEO Test Emails Are Probably A Good Sign

I’m sure you’ve gotten one, or maybe several.  That email saying your site has failed it’s SEO test or Local search test and has a number of confusing pieces that say your site is just a complete mess and you should probably take up this person from a random gmail account or some company […]

7 Reasons You Had a Bad SEO Experience

SEO is an extremely effective marketing tactic and once it gets rolling properly will start to bring you new clients/customers on a regular basis, easily paying for itself.  However, I run in to many business owners that have had a bad experience with SEO campaigns or perceived that it didn’t work because they were […]

Google Aggressively Targeting Hacked Spam

Hacked sites have been a problem for years, but the issue seems to be growing.  In just the past couple of weeks I have heard of  numerous hacking incidents and site owners struggling to get overcome the issue.  Wordpress seems especially susceptible to the problem as the themes are so popular that finding a […]

Google Taking Action Against Fake Google Calls

Just a quick update this week about Google finally taking action on robo-callers that claim to be working for Google. This has been happening for years. Google will not typically robocall you. They do have automated call answering when confirming local businesses, but those are initiated by the user.  They point out that they […]

SEO Myth Madness: SEO Myths that hurt your wallet

In the spirit of March madness, this week I wanted to address some SEO myths out there that can really hurt your wallet and leave a bad taste in your mouth.  In just the past week, I have seen some examples of a few of these giving the industry a black eye.  Unfortunately, like […]

Avoid Local SEO Scams: Shop with these tools

I have recently spent considerable time looking at prospects local plans and even looking at expanding some of my clients exposure.  This allowed me to see what some of the national or large regional local SEO companies are doing again, and unfortunately it is very disappointing. I wanted to point out some of the […]

SEO Warnings: Developers Offering Optimized Site Often Hurting More Than Helping

This week, as I’m recovering from wisdom tooth extraction, I wanted to share some wisdom with everyone.  I see time and time again through  smaller developers bragging on facebook or simply throwing in an optimized site as part of their development plan.  There is a lot of danger in this for small business owners.

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