• By: Amanda DiSilvestro

    Matt Cutts Tells Us to Stop Guest Blogging, Backlash Forces Him to Specify


    Jan 23 - This was huge news in the SEO world because so many small businesses have a guest blogging strategy. You’re either paying a great deal of money for guest articles or you’re working hours each day to put out great content, so this news isn’t goi...

  • By: Amanda DiSilvestro

    Buffer for Business: How their Increased Analytics Can Help Improve Your Social Efforts


    Jan 22 - Buffer has been a key player in social scheduling for quite some time, but recently the company has really proven that the tool can do more to help your company and help your social media efforts, particularly through their Buffer for Business plan. ...

  • By: Amanda DiSilvestro

    Official Google Publisher Plugin Released for WordPress: What This Means to You


    Jan 21 - It’s not everyday that Google comes out with a plugin for WordPress Webmasters, but last week on January 15 that day came when Google made the announcement and the frantic excitement began. The plugin is called the Google Publisher Plugin and Googl...

  • By: Amanda DiSilvestro

    SEO-Themed Google Docs, Books, and Ted Talks You Shouldn’t Be Missing


    Jan 17 - Most spend a lot of time talking about online blogs, infographics, interviews, videos, etc. that you should be reading, but we should not forget that there are other less popular avenues we can take to learn more about SEO. Online should probably be ...

  • By: Amanda DiSilvestro

    What are Google Search Partners and Why Do They Matter?


    Jan 15 - The New Year is a great time to dive into some lesser-known Google tactics, and Search Partners definitely fall into this category. In fact if you’re like me, it may have even fallen out of this category, got lost into the unknown world of thin...

  • By: Amanda DiSilvestro

    How to Easily Earn More Online Reviews for Your Business (and Why It Matters)


    Jan 14 - It’s clear that every company wants to have a good amount of positive reviews, but companies in certain industries—usually anything aside from the service or food industry—often put them on the backburner. Sure they’re great, but they haven...

  • By: Amanda DiSilvestro

    Links Within Widgets Might No Longer Be Taboo According to Google


    Jan 13 - Links within widgets have always been something to avoid for marketers and Webmasters. There used to be tons of link spam, Google told us to stay away, and that was that. Interestingly enough, just a few days ago Executive Editor of Search Engine Rou...

  • By: Amanda DiSilvestro

    All the Times Google Played Catch-up to Bing


    Jan 10 - We all love Google while also knowing that we really are slaves to search engine, so let’s be honest and admit that we love to write a good article making them look bad. Aside from the sheer satisfaction, it actually does help to know where Google ...

  • By: Amanda DiSilvestro

    Interview with QuickSprout’s Neil Patel: Why Blogging Doesn’t Have to be Complicated


    Jan 9 - Many of us are analyzing and altering our blog and link building strategies this coming year, and it's safe to say it can be stressful. We sat down with Neil Patel, one of the most authoritative blog owners and writers out there, who explained that w...

  • By: Amanda DiSilvestro

    How to Use URL Destination Goals to Improve SEO


    Jan 8 - URL destination goals might not be the most popular feature of Google Analytics, but it’s an excellent tool to help you make sure you’re on the right path with your marketing efforts. This last year brought about quite a few changes and will caus...