New Small Business SEO Series – Link Building

Cobbler Building Links

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 – Understanding The Search Process Video

The SEO Search Process

What happens if you have traffic coming to your website, but your results are much less than you expected? If you're focused strictly on small business SEO and you're generating traffic, then now is the time to understand the SEO search process that visitors use. The search process video below is about 5 minutes and 15 seconds, but could be the best five minutes you invest in a long time. Internet marketing is a two phase process: Generate traffic with SEO and other methods Converting … [Read more...]

Small Business SEO Challenges

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The challenges for small business owners are massive. Small business SEO and internet marketing add more challenges. Indeed, in some ways it presents a threat. Imagine you own a store. Then, imagine that one out of every ten potential customers are blind to your store when they walk by. Then can't see it at all. It doesn't exist for them. Now imagine that was five years ago. Since then the blindness has increased to three of every ten and within another year it could be five or more. This … [Read more...]

Small Business SEO – How to Fail Fast

Ferrari for SEO

Want to know the sure-fire way to fail at Small Business SEO? It's really simple and many small businesses do it without trying. Here we go - make your site and its pages boring and irrelevant. SEO Gets You Traffic Not Results You are a searcher as well as a business owner. Think about how you feel when you search for a keyword term and the result is not relevant to what you're looking for. If you're like me, you're not happy and hit the back button pretty quickly. Then, think about how … [Read more...]

Google Fires a Shot Over The Bow for SEO Content?

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Does Google Have Your Attention Yet? Google’s Panda update changed 11% of its search results. Some big sites, like EzineArticles.com and HowTo.com were affected. Bad news for them, but good news for you and me. Quality SEO Content Quality content is about both search engine optimization and customers. It was only a short time ago that copied (scraped) content and shallow, rather stupid content, could rank in Google. Now Google has fired a shot over the bow with Panda. They are not at … [Read more...]