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Technical SEO – Crawl Efficiency Mattering More for Small Business Sites

If you have heard me speak about SEO at one of my many talks or one on one sessions, you have heard me mention the three major aspects of good SEO.  Though they are all important, one of the three, that has been mostly a high-level factor for small businesses in the past, without having [...]

By | 2017-11-09T15:13:57+00:00 November 9th, 2017|Categories: SEO Consulting, Technical SEO|Tags: , |0 Comments

SEO as Part of the Business Process: Sitting with Clients

This past week I spent some time on site with some clients. I make a point of sitting down with clients regularly to make sure we stay up to date with what is going on in their world. SEO is an important part of every business these days, even if it is just for your [...]

2017 was a Small Business Technical SEO Summer

2017 was the year that technical SEO and content issues really came home to the smaller business world.  Since SEO is relative to your competitors, often times, advances that may become necessary in the national and more competitive markets or on content and news sites don't filter down to the small business world quite as [...]

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 [...]

Can I Be (301 re-) Direct With You About Your Site Redesign?

Being in the SEO world for over ten years I see different issues come and go and change. Sometimes you seem to run in to handfuls of the same problem in batches.  Recently I have run in to a number of clients and prospects that had issues or were planning to redesign their websites to [...]

Google AMP (Accelerated Mobile Pages): Huh?

Have you seen a lot of recent articles on Google AMP and whether it is a factor or not? Wondering what Google AMP is but  nobody has really explained it to you very well? Hopefully this will help. Last year Google put together a project called AMP to help speed up the mobile experience. At [...]

Increase Site Speed: Quick Steps That Make a Difference

Part of the purpose of my blog is to go through all of the news and information that comes out in the SEO world and filter it down to important things that the smaller business owner can do to help themselves.  Sometimes I like to put my own spin on it, but other times, like [...]

By | 2017-10-10T18:51:19+00:00 September 24th, 2015|Categories: SEO Ranking Factors, Site Speed, Technical SEO|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Did You Get a CSS/JS Warning From Google Today?

If you have a website and received a warning message from Google today, please take heed.  Though they have sent out some mistaken messages in recent weeks, this one is for real. They are warning people that if their site blocks CSS or JS it can hurt you in the rankings.  This rule has actually [...]

Do Top Level Domains (TLD’s) Matter For SEO? .com vs .brand

Google published a post explaining how they handle all of the new top level domains that are appearing around the internet. I get asked a lot about how valuable one may be over the other. The simple answer is that Google treats all of these top level domains the same way, but there are some [...]

By | 2017-10-10T18:51:19+00:00 July 21st, 2015|Categories: SEO, SEO Consulting, SEO Ranking Factors, Technical SEO|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Schema Markup Penalty: What is it?

This week news came out that Google did an algorithmic update to punish sites that did structured markup or schema incorrectly or in a spammy manner.  I wanted to touch on this lightly just to explain what it is because most small business owners I run across are not even using structured markup so it [...]