DIY: Google’s guide to SEO for startups

DIY: Google’s guide to SEO for startups

With just a 10-minute “consultation,” a Google’s Webmaster offers advice for startups on their YouTube channel on how to get started with SEO, even if they have limited resources. It quickly covers a full range of topics, from improving rankings to pitfalls to watch for. It’s specifically for companies with their main content below about […]

Can Negative SEO affect your rankings?

Can Negative SEO affect your rankings?

Negative SEO First, let’s define negative SEO. Negative SEO is using “worst practice” SEO techniques on your competitors to create negative signals to Google. Depending on how strong these signals are, you can potentially cause an unsuspecting website to drop in rankings and therefore free up new slots on the first page of Google for […]

Does Domain Age and Registration Length Matter in SEO?

Does Domain Age and Registration Length Matter in SEO?

Straight From the Horses Mouth. I have read some difference of opinions online in regards to domain age and domain registration length effecting search rankings. Many SEO’s feel that both domain age and length of registration effect search engine rankings.  I am one of them.  This debate has been going on for years as Google, […]

How to add hReview to your website

How to add hReview to your website

Rich Snippets Google has been experimenting with rich snippets for quite a while now. Rich Snippets are extra media showing up in the SERP’s such as gold star reviews and author pics. There are several other categories of Rich Snippets but these were the two I targeted as they are most relevant for my clients. […]