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How To Download and Install the Raven Toolbar for Firefox

Published On: Sep 4, 2011 1:37 pm

We are big fans of and love the tool set they provide. They have a great online suite of applications that make organizing and managing SEO campaigns a breeze, especially multiple campaigns. Not to mention the tool set is agency friendly with full user and permission control. Raven Tools Firefox tool bar has become… read more

South Florida Web Studio Speaking SEO & Web Design at Small Business Conference & Bootcamp

Published On: May 18, 2011 9:55 am

2nd Annual Regional Small Business Conference & Bootcamp Don’t miss out this Thursday, May 19, 2011 at the Anne Kolb Nature Center in Hollywood Florida. From 8:00am – 2:30pm. Registration is FREE The Cities of Hollywood, Dania Beach, Miramar, Hallandale Beach and Pembroke Pines along with Broward County’s Office of Economic and Small Business Development,… read more

Small Businesses using more Social Media than SEO and Email Marketing

Published On: Apr 15, 2011 12:29 pm

A recent Small Business Search Marketing Survey by American Express OPEN and Search Engine Marketing Professional Organization (SEMPO) shows that more small businesses are using Social Media (Facebook, Twitter, etc…) to attract new business than Mass Email Marketing, Organic SEO and Pay-Per-Click Advertising. Fortunately (for all of us web designer and web developers anyways), Company… read more

1 UP – Not Just For Mario Anymore – Google Likes With +1

Published On: Mar 31, 2011 3:30 pm

Google is getting into the social game again. Why should Mario (and Facebook) have all the fun. Hopefully the big G will play it right this time it won’t be a sleeper like Google Buzz. Google’s social strategy seems to be looking much more like Facebook’s social strategy. Facebook launched its Open Graph and social… read more

How much web traffic can you get when Google zaps you?

Published On: Mar 1, 2011 10:59 pm

What happens when your website gets caught up in a new Google algorithm update and all of the sudden your coveted top Search Engine Ranking Positions (SERP’s) disappear? Apparently you complain as loud as you can to any and all media sources. (since complaining to Google apparently falls on deaf ears) And then you build… read more

AdWords not working…. Even for Google.

Published On: Jan 26, 2011 6:22 pm

If Adwords has not worked for you, don’t fret, you are not alone. Apparently not even Google can promote enough business through Adwords to salvage certain projects. Google announced today that they will no longer be supporting real estate listings on their Google maps. Google states the reasons for this are: In part due to… read more

Google uses social signals and links in ranking algorithm

Published On: Dec 21, 2010 2:26 pm

It is official, Google has confirmed what was suspected for sometime now; Links from social networks like Facebook and Twitter do act as one of the many signals used in ranking pages within their search engine. A recent video over at Google Webmaster Central Channel shows Matt Cutts from Google explaining the reason for using… read more

Google Making Changes to AdWords Agency Support

Published On: Nov 27, 2010 9:19 pm

Google AdWords sent out emails to select agency customers explaining that a change will be happening to their AdWords service and support. The email detailed an “Enhanced Agency Service Model” which will be happening, effective January 1, 2010. Google will restructuring their AdWords support for agencies. Some agencies will be losing their dedicated representatives. And… read more

10 Link Building tips for Blogs

Published On: Nov 19, 2010 6:46 pm

OK, so it is actually 14 (ten just sounds so nice). Actually, our friends over at SEOmoz have complied a list of tips for link building for personal bloggers. These guys know their stuff and I strongly recommend their SEO tools for anyone seriously considering working in the wonderful world of SEO. This applies to… read more

How will Google Instant Search Effect SEO?

Published On: Sep 8, 2010 2:33 pm

With Google’s announcement today that they are implementing Instant Search on their desktop search, we have to wonder how this new feature will effect all of our hard earned SEO efforts. Google Instant Search now shows results as you type your search query. It is a great new feature and should save all of us… read more

Google Webmaster Tools helping you find problems with your website

Published On: Sep 6, 2010 4:55 pm

Last Friday, Google announced, on the Webmaster Central Blog, that they have a new way of alerting webmasters about specific messages concerning their websites. What were formally called “sitenotice messages” are now referred to as alerts and will be prominently featured in the message center in your webmaster tools. Not using webmaster tools? Well head… read more

What to do when your Search Engine Ranking Drops

Published On: Jun 8, 2010 1:24 pm

A recent article over at Search Engine Round Table discussed How SEO Experts React To Search Rank Drops. The information was derived from a post on Webmaster World Forums and really comes down to common sense. Anyone working in SEO for any amount of time will know that fluctuations in the Search Engine Rankings are… read more