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My SEO chops kind of came hand-in-hand with my WordPress chops. I learned them both at the same time and so, they have been growing along together. That started back in 2006, and today, I love WordPress more than ever.My company builds websites for people, among other services we offer, and I always recommend WordPress, no matter what type of site it is and no matter what niche the site is about. You can make the WordPress platform as complicated as you want to make it or as simple.
SEO
In the beginning, developers built Web pages. They kind of just hung out there waiting to be shared by their owners or anyone who knew the address. Sure, there were keyword-based search engines like Infoseek and AltaVista but they weren‘t completely reliable. When Google came on the scene, the search game completely changed. Google‘s main premise was simple: the more links a site has pointing at it, the more popular it must be. For Search Engine Optimizers, that was a simple time.
It’s happening! It looks like Blackberry is trying to make a comeback, and I have to say that I honestly didn't expect to see them in the news when I opened up my browser this morning. With most smartphone gossip being about the iPhone 5, Blackberry has made the headlines for the first time in quite a while.
Killer Content and GeorgeSince the crackdown on almost everything that’s been going on with SEO over the two years, many webmasters are scratching their heads wondering what the heck to do to get decent search rankings. If you haven’t had your ear to the wall, you’re probably still scratching your head, too, and wondering why your site no longer gets that great targeted organic traffic that it once did.
We all make mistakes in day-to-day life, that’s for certain. But when it comes to marketing, mistakes can be made in Internet marketing campaigns and PPC, often without the business even realizing it. So I figured, why not take a look at some of the most common, most ridiculous, and most surprising mistakes that marketers tend to make:
So, the new Facebook Graph Search is pretty big news. I've been following it closely, and it's been a big topic of conversation here at the office. There's really no question that it's important. Sure, the buzz around it will die down. The important point to remember, though, is this: once the buzz goes away, Facebook Graph Search will simply be the default way people search for stuff on Facebook.
Facebook held a press conference today, in sort of an unannounced, invitation-only manner.  Announced was the new Facebook Social Graph feature.  Depending on where you're sitting, it's either "the most convenient marketing feature ever handed to you," or it's "how can I set my profile to unsearchable?"   What do I mean?  Well, how many Facebook friends do you have?
Dear valued customers!We are happy to announce that the SEMrush, one of the best SEO keyword research and competition analysis tool, userbase has recently grown to 300,000 registered users! It is our great pleasure say thanks to all of you for your interest in our services. Nothing makes us happier than seeing you return to our website time and again, as it lets us know we’ve made something you find really useful.
Choosing the best ad copy is no easy feat. If we are an online retailer and want to write our own text, where could we start? Simple: by looking at the ad texts of our competition! We don’t want to guess about what might or might not work when it comes to ad copy, rather we want to have a solid reason behind our decision. Of course, you likely want to select copy that will pull the customer in, make them want to visit and ultimately, purchase something from your website.
So, it's been big in the news as of late.  I'm sure you heard about it - several companies met the strong arm of Google's TOS, and wound up having to make a choice between showing organic data, and using the Google API for Adwords data. These companies were put between a rock and a hard place, and had to make a tough decision.  Many decided to drop organic data entirely, in order to keep their status as a Google certified API partner.