Tuesday, November 15, 2016

SEO Services, What To Look For

... Avoid a guarantee of instant results or the #1 position. There are many factors to consider when optimizing a webpage. Search engines use different algorithms and their spiders can vary. Any SEO company that guarantees the #1 position in the search results should be avoided...

Read the Article on Active Search Results

Friday, October 21, 2016

Boost Your Business With These Essential Tools - SiteProNews

... MailChimp
is quite possibly the most recognizable and widely used tool in the
space, and for good reason. The platform provides users with
customizable e-mail campaigns, A/B split testing, Facebook integration,
mobile support, and a variety of other great features...

Boost Your Business With These Essential Tools - SiteProNews: “You can’t just open a website and expect people to flood in. If you really want to succeed you have to create traffic.” – Joel Anderson, former Wal-Mart C

SEO: A Potent Tool for Influencing Millennials - SiteProNews

 ...Product demos are vital because they incorporate a visual presentation.
As you are probably aware, visual content (like videos) are currently
taking over the Web. Case studies appeal to young consumers because they
show how products resolve consumer problems. And online reviews are
critical because they provide social proof to back up the claims of the
aforementioned content...

 ...What may be more shocking and significant, however, is that 21 percent of 18 – 34 year old Millennials do not use desktop computers at all anymore...

SEO: A Potent Tool for Influencing Millennials - SiteProNews: “. . . Millennials perceive strong SEO to be a requirement for any company they do business with. They have grown up with the Internet and Google their who

Thursday, October 13, 2016

How to Rule the Mobile SERPs - SiteProNews

 Game over. Mobile wins.

How to Rule the Mobile SERPs - SiteProNews: “I think the biggest change, and the one we’re already starting to see take shape, is that globally the majority of internet usage will be done via a mobil

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Common Mistakes in SEO and how I AVOID them!

This article sums things up very nicely.

... And lastly, most of the newbie SEO practitioners overlook the search engine guidelines. It is important to read and be familiar with these guidelines so as to avoid using the SEO techniques and practices that are prohibited. One of the bad or fraudulent techniques in SEO is the black hat...

Read the entire article here.


Monday, September 19, 2016

How the Rise of Alphabet Impacts Search - SiteProNews

Mobilegeddon! Mobilegeddon 2? ...And now Alphabet. Can you keep up? This is a reprint from SiteProNews about the changes taking place on the google forefront. It just never ends.

... Google is facing a $6 billion penalty from the European Union for manipulating search results in the company’s favor.

How the Rise of Alphabet Impacts Search - SiteProNews: “I actually think most people don’t want Google to answer their questions, they want Google to tell them what they should be doing next.” — Eric Schmidt, E

Saturday, June 4, 2016

Mobile-Search Optimization Now in Full Effect - SiteProNews

 In a nutshell what this means that you need for your web site...

1. Implement responsive Web design

2. Publish high-quality content

3. Evaluate your site regularly

4. Include high-resolution images

5. Test, test, test

Click on the link below to read the full story.

Mobile-Search Optimization Now in Full Effect - SiteProNews: If you identify as a writer, digital marketer, or SEO expert, it’s likely that you’re at least moderately familiar with the importance of mobile optimizati

Friday, June 3, 2016

Are you SIRIous? Personal Assistants the Future of Mobile Marketing? - SiteProNews

I can see a future of SIRIlike programs composing letters, sending emails, contacting clients, and oh so much more....the possibilities are endless. When you think of driverless cars what is next?

Are Personal Assistants the Future of Mobile Marketing? - SiteProNews: Artificially intelligent personal assistants like Siri and Cortana are increasingly revolutionizing the relationship between humans and machines. It is a n

Search Engine Optimization Vs. Search Engine Marketing: What's The Difference?

Simply stated article on the differences....SEO and SEM are two terms that are commonly bandied about by webmasters. Sometimes it seems as if the two terms are used almost interchangeably. But is there a difference, and if so, what is it?...

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Friday, May 20, 2016

11 Signs It's Time to Fire a Client - SiteProNews

 This article is a good read and says it like it is. Common problems in a service industry.The only one I would add would be the procrastinators. But then I usually do pretty well with those. Must be a reason for that.

A good response to some of the clients who fall into the categories below is...

 I have prior commitments that prevent me from taking on this project at this time.

 1. The Non-Pleasers.
2. The Blamers.
3. The Slow-Payers.
4. The Cost-Complainers.
5. The Panicked-Insisters.
6. The Non-Listeners.
7. The Abusers.
8. The Stress-Causers.
9. The Personality-Clashers.
10. The Energy-Vampires.
11. The Unreasonable-Demanders.

11 Signs It's Time to Fire a Client - SiteProNews: How do you know when enough is enough? As a business owner, it goes against all instincts to turn away business. When things go sour, often our entrepreneu

Thursday, May 5, 2016

How important is your Facebook page?

 This information is taken from the article below. It is a good read and emphasizing the fact that video is slowly growing in impact!  Below is a snippet from the article and link to the article is below. Apparently Google owns the internet and Zuckerberg owns everything else.

 For those of you who are naysayers, consider that in 2012 the company
went public, existing only as a website and app that’s profitability was
in question. Today, roughly 1.5 billion people use Facebook. More than 900 million use WhatsApp, 800 million people are on Messenger, another 700 million love Groups, and finally, 400 million reside on Instagram;
all of which are Facebook properties. The company operates four out of
six of the largest social platforms in the word, not to mention the
impending consumer frenzy Oculus Rift will create. If anyone has
paradigm-shifting potential, it’s Facebook.

How Facebook Will Forever Transform Business - SiteProNews: “If we’re trying to build a world-class News Feed, and a world-class messaging product, and a world-class search product, and a world-class ad system, and

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Is Google Authorship Making a Comeback? - SiteProNews

 It has been a while. Busy, busy, busy, and that is a good thing. I knew there was a reason I kept all my authorship info in my web site meta tags. If you ever see Info@Angbutler.com when you brink up a search or link of my web sites. Basic Google SEO guidelines always followed. No Black Hat tricks here.

Is Google Authorship Making a Comeback? - SiteProNews: For those who loved Google Authorship, the last few years have been an on-again, off-again affair. While Google killed Authorship back in 2014, the search

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

PANDAmonium! Blame it on Google.

 Whatever Panda wants, Panda gets!

If your web site intends to keep up with Google the basics are a good place to start. The entire article is below but to bullet some of the important stuff...

  • Keep your content fresh-Google hates static web pages and stale content. Updates to content should be made on a regular basis.
  • The 401 on the 404 is to not worry about it.
  • Get a second pair of eyes to review content, and maybe a third or fourth.
  • Google hates a site riddled with obtrusive advertising!ME TWO!

 And for the rest of the story....

Did a New Google Panda Hit the Web? - SiteProNews: People trying to keep up with Google’s algorithm updates should have access to a warning that reads: “Caution. May cause whiplash!” Google is many things –

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

2016 is sure to be a wild ride in SEO.

Confirmation that when I tell a new client that their Google business page is their most important asset.

How the SEO Landscape Will Evolve in 2016 - SiteProNews: Anyone who has worked in the realm of SEO understands that it’s only constant is change. As with anything in the technological world, it is always improvin

It is Official Keyword Density Dead!

 SEO is an ever changing science. What's NEXT!

Is Keyword Density Dead: How it Affects SEO - SiteProNews: Big news in the world of SEO: keyword density is dead. It was a long, slow affair and, ultimately, it was the introduction of a seemingly innocuous little

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

4 Inventive Ways to Rack Up Sales in 2016 - SiteProNews

 I see the value in this after meeting with two clients who could benefit from the options given here.

A great article. Save the cost of implementing high cost shopping carts and just integrate on of these great options. Why reinvent the wheel I always say.

Read the entire article on SiteProNews below.

4 Inventive Ways to Rack Up Sales in 2016 - SiteProNews: Competing in the online marketplace is a dog eat dog business; there are constantly new companies and platforms emerging to edge out rival products, servic

The Value of a SEO-Dominant Domain Name - SiteProNews

 Before you purchase your domain name here are a few points to consider. I see clients making these mistakes every day and then wonder why they do not do well in a search. It costs nothing to ask a few questions.

 To ensure that you do not end up will a regrettable name that will
prevent you from making it big, here are several vital elements to a
domain name with serious SEO value.

 Be on the lookout for domains that have plural, misspelled, or hyphenated versions and avoid those at all costs.

Click link below for complete article.

The Value of a SEO-Dominant Domain Name - SiteProNews: When starting a new business, no matter what niche you reside in, one of the most crucial decisions you will make is choosing the right domain name. The na