Google Analytics and SEO Plugins: Do They Slow Your Site Down?

So, you need Google Analytics and Webmaster tools.  Yes, there are myriad programs to track your traffic and analytics for your website, but it’s important to utilize Google’s tools even if you’re using something else.
Google is by far the number one search engine, so you definitely want to know exactly how Google is indexing your site and what results they’re turning up across all data centers.

Squidoo or Squidon’t…THAT Is The Question (Among Other Things)

Ahhh…social media.
So many platforms, so little time
So many, many ways to link back to your website, so little time.
And yet, they’re not the keys to the kingdom.  In fact, there’s a method to the madness that is social media and we got a great question from a listener named Billy about Squidoo and what he can do with little or no SEO budget.
A few years ago, Squidoo was getting a good amount of press, but they’ve gone a bit under the radar…but are they still valid as a part of the mix?
Things that make you go hmmmmmmm…

Q & A with Kelvin Newman and Felice Ayling – Podcast Episode #238

In this week’s internet marketing podcast Andy talks to Kelvin Newman, Creative Director at SiteVisibility, and Felice Ayling, Digital Content Director at SiteVisibility. They discuss the decline of Google Analytics and how Webmaster Tools can be used in its place, to a certain extent. They then talk about how Google reads ‘bounce’ rates and ‘return to search’, and how it understands what is good or bad quality content. Finally, they discuss Google+ and whether it is a beneficial platform to have a presence on.

The Black Hat Spammer Podcast

“Well, there’s egg and bacon; egg sausage and bacon; egg and spam; egg bacon and spam; egg bacon sausage and spam; spam bacon sausage and spam; spam egg spam spam bacon and spam; spam sausage spam spam bacon spam tomato and spam…” – Monty Python

SEO Myths: Domain Name Keywords, Mobile Search, Bad Reviews, Twitter and Facebook

Contrary to popular belief, SEO does not stand for “Shut Everything Off.”  Nor does it stand for “Spam Everything Overtly.”
For every bit of SEO truth there are endless myths which serve to either a) confuse business owners to the point of believing SEO is just a bunch of crap, or b) tempt business owners into making mistakes that could jeopardize (or destroy) their business revenue.
This week, we’re addressing 4 of the myths that we encounter most often:
1.  We must have our keyword(s) in our domain name.


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