In a few select U.S. cities (Orange County, Phoenix, Bay Area CA, San Antonio, St. Petersburg), and a few other countries, you can apply to have Google photographers visit your business location and take photos for your Google Place page.
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Click to learn more about when it’s appropriate to utilize rel=”canonical” versus 301 redirects.
It’s no secret that most businesses have websites. It’s also no secret that a lot of these websites suck. Whether it’s because of poor design or poor on-page elements, there are always things that can be done better (this blog is no exception).
Without goals, you cannot easily track your ongoing SEO campaigns. Sure, you can track your site’s traffic, rankings, and other metrics, but what are you shooting for?
In today’s age of online marketing, search engine optimization, social media, etc., it is sometimes difficult to keep tabs on where your money is being allocated and how well it is working for you. There are many tools out there to track visitors, bounce rates, and countless other statistics, but what does it all mean?
Black Hat SEO is a type of search engine optimization that uses undesirable tactics to push low-ranking websites up into higher positions in the SERPs (search engine results pages). Employing these tactics often results in websites being penalized or blacklisted (banned) by the search engines.
Linkedin has launched a new social news site called Linkedin Today. The new social news site aims to provide users with “top articles that your network and other professionals are sharing on Linkedin and Twitter.”
Mobile Web is a topic that is being talked about a lot these days. With Google’s recent announcement that an estimated one billion people around the world will be connected to mobile web by the end of 2011, it’s no wonder small business owners are starting to get in on the act.
Mainstreethost is pleased to announce their inclusion in WebsiteMagazine.com’s Top 50 Search Engine Agencies list for March of 2011.
Matt goes on to explain that there are two classifications of penalties to include “Manual” and “Algorithmic” penalties. Manual can include spam reports while algorithm based penalties could include keyword stuffing, cloaking, etc.
A recent study by ZoneAlarm discusses the most common and dangerous passwords (see image below). 79% of consumers were found to use risky password construction practices.