Small Business SEO Link Building Series Part 1 Published

Small Business SEO Link Building Part 1

Small Business SEO Link Building Basics Published We announced the link building series two days ago and here's the first part covering anchor text, hyperlink HTML code, and NoFollow and DoFollow tags. There's a video that shows how to find HMTL code in FireFox and Internet Explorer. The video also shows how to determine if a link is followed or nofollowed in both browsers. Here's what you'll find in Link Building Part 1: Link Structure Link Anchor Text No Follow Links Do Follow … [Read more...]

New Small Business SEO Series – Link Building

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Link building for small business SEO is one of two biggest challenges of the process. The other is creating content on a regular schedule. I know that many of you already have content, so we're going to start this series before the content creation series. SEO Link Building 101 This is going to be an extensive series over the next few weeks. We are going to cover a lot of material, but I'm going to keep it simple. We'll start with the description of a good link for SEO and the link source. … [Read more...]

Small Business SEO – SEOMOZ Link Building

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Link building is a challenge for most small business owners. It's a lot of work and the temptation for often disastrous shortcuts is always there. But, link building is a critical component to small business SEO success. Josh Gill over at SEOMOZ, published a good post this morning at the SEOMOZ blog - The Daily SEO Blog. His The Five Linking Mistakes You Didn't Know You Were Making, is a great start for anyone new to link building, and a really good reminder of some link building basics for … [Read more...]

Understanding Small Business SEO Video


If you are a small business owner or small business manager, then this video is for you. It explains small business SEO and what's needed to get your site and its pages to rank in the search engines in the long term. Take 10 minutes now to watch the small business SEO video. Small Business SEO Video     The video covers: What is SEO Why you need SEO for your small business Technical SEO Site Structure On Page SEO Factors Keyword Research Market … [Read more...]

Assessing Local SEO Competition – Part 3

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This is the third part of Assessing Local SEO competition and this one is where we introduce our: Local SEO Secret Weapon In Part 3, we're going to talk about the tool I use to assess small business SEO competition quickly. The entire process shown here takes less than 10 minutes. The tool is Market Samurai. Of all my SEO tools, this is the one I use most often. It's not free, but it's the big time saver for assessing local SEO competition, helping you develop your SEO strategy and getting … [Read more...]

Part 2 – Assessing Local SEO Competition


This is the second part of our Local SEO competition assessment series. In the first part we talked about the major factors in assessing your local competition. Be sure to read Assessing Local SEO Competiton - Part 1 before reading this second part. We'll continue with the example we used in Part 1 - Biloxi Seafood Restaurants. Using the Google Keyword Tool, we saw that there are over 33,000 monthly keyword searches related to our term. That's significant traffic. The next step is to evaluate … [Read more...]