Category Archives: SEO

What Can SEO Learn From UX?

User Experience plays an early, fundamental role in guiding basic decisions that shape websites and digital products, and is increasingly afforded a seat at the table, so to speak. The reason UX is such a juggernaut is because of the multiple disciplines it encompasses—design, information architecture, usability engineering, interface design, content strategy, and research. In…

What Can SEO Learn From UX?

Google’s Unnatural Link Messages – Round 2

Over the last 48-hours many people have reported seeing new unnatural linking detection notifications inside Google Webmaster Tools. Twitter has been abuzz about the topic, and search engine news outlets have reported on the subject as well. It’s hard to tell if the warnings are in the tens of thousands or hundreds of thousands, but…

Google’s Unnatural Link Messages – Round 2

How Building Links with Infographics Is Changing

One of the most recommended ways to build links with content lately has been with infographics and, as expected, SEO companies have exploited this method of link building to its extent. But now that Matt Cutts has revealed in an interview with Eric Enge that Google may start discounting infographics links. Does this mean that…

How Building Links with Infographics Is Changing

5 Ways to Build Relevant Local Links

If you have a locally based business or website, then guess what? You have many more link building options! Not only are they going to be quality opportunities, but they are going to be relevant too! Here are five ways you can take advantage of local link opportunities to strengthen your link building campaign. Local…

5 Ways to Build Relevant Local Links

Sometimes, the best tools in life (and SEO) are free

Thomas Carlyle once said, “Man is a tool-using animal. Without tools he is nothing, with tools he is all.” Chances are this quote had more to do with 19th century philosophy than 21st century digital technology. For all those non-liberal arts majors, you could probably agree this adage still rings true to SEO. Estimation, guesswork,…

Sometimes, the best tools in life (and SEO) are free

Is "Search Plus" Socially Acceptable?

A couple of weeks ago, we commented on the curious rise of Google+ business pages for high-profile brands. In the post, we suggested that the Search giant is taking creative steps to influence users and companies to adopt its social platform. Industry chatter seems to indicate that these steps are more like leaps and bounds…

Is "Search Plus" Socially Acceptable?