5 Most Common On-Page SEO Issues

5 Most Common On-Page SEO Issues

“On-Page SEO” refers to the code and words within your website that affect how well your pages rank in search results. The following infographic from Raven Tools takes a look at the five most common on-page SEO issues when implementing SEO best practices.

SEO Checklist For Web Site Redesign

SEO Checklist For Web Site Redesign

One of the most horrifying experiences a SEO has to worry about is waking up one morning to discover that a client has launched a new web site and the SEO is the last to know about it. This is followed up a few weeks later with the same client upset that their traffic and organic search visibility have tanked but are clueless as to why. This post features a checklist that can be used for SEO best practices when designing and launching a new web site.

Google PageSpeed Insights for Beginners

Google PageSpeed Insights for Beginners

Does the speed that your web pages load really matter for SEO purposes? How about for conversions? In a nutshell – yes! The following infographic looks at Google PageSpeed Insights for beginners.

The Road To Successful Panda Recovery

The Road To Successful Panda Recovery

Google’s Panda updates can wreak havoc on web sites that suffer from low quality content and usability issues. Are you one of them? Or maybe you want to avoid being on the victim side of the next Panda update? Then check out the following infographic which takes you through a step-by-step process on how to recover from a Panda penalty.

2013 SEO Ranking Factors – Rank Correlation Google USA

2013 SEO Ranking Factors – Rank Correlation Google USA

Every savvy Internet marketer worth their salt wants to know – what do web pages that are well positioned in Google have in common and what distinguishes them from lower ranking pages? To answer this question, SearchMetrics examined 300,000 URLs appearing in the top search result positions for the presence and extent of certain properties.

The New Face of SEO: How SEO Has Changed

The New Face of SEO: How SEO Has Changed

Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the last several years, it is pretty common knowledge that traditional SEO has evolved to include many facets of online marketing. On-page SEO still remains a foundational tactic but the modern day SEO has many other things that they need to employ.

Exploring Rich Snippets: A Visual Guide

Exploring Rich Snippets: A Visual Guide

High rankings in the SERPs are nice but often they are not enough to ensure a successful online marketing effort. Rich snippets are part of increasingly enhanced SERPs designed to help users make decisions before they click. But how does one facilitate their web sites for rich snippets?

When SEO Doesn’t Make Sense

I am always flabbergasted with clients who pay good money for us to develop SEO strategy for them as well as manage their marketing campaigns and yet they do absolutely nothing with it. They ignore requests for web site modifications and enhancements, as well as other marketing suggestions.

It is in these scenarios where SEO does not make sense.

Pitfalls To a Successful SEO Strategy (Back To the Basics Series)

As a final installment to my “back to the basics” series, this post will discuss some of the pitfalls or obstacles you may come across when developing a SEO strategy. These may include duplicate content issues, potential problems with e-commerce sites and/or content management systems and obstacles that Flash and AJAX technologies may pose.

Developing a SEO Strategy – Part II (Back To the Basics Series)

Developing a SEO Strategy – Part II (Back To the Basics Series)

In this second part of developing a SEO strategy, I will look at using external cascading style sheets (CSS) and JavaScripts to clean up your code as well as how the age, size and trust factor of your site can affect your overall SEO efforts. Keep in mind that these factors will not always apply to a SEO strategy as many sites today are already using external CSS/JavaScript and may already have some age and trust factors working for their benefit. In cases where your site is not taking advantage of these, read on.