How Long Does It Take To Rank In Google Search Results?

Whenever I describe ranking to my customers, I use the analogy of a boat race where Google is the ocean and all of your competitors are other boats. Some boats are bigger and better, some old and barely staying afloat. Meanwhile, the ocean is moving as well… with storms (algorithm changes), waves (search popularity crests and troughs), and of course the continued popularity of your own content. There are often times where I can identify

Best Practices for Post and Status Update Formats

I’m not sure I would have called this infographic How to Create Perfect Posts; however, it does have some great clarification on what best practices work for updating your blog, video and social statuses online. This is the fourth iteration of their popular infographic – and it adds in blogging and video. Utilization of imagery, call-to-action, social promotion and hashtags are great advice and often ignored as marketers just work to broadcast their content. I

How to Optimize Your Title Tags

Did you know that if your title tag exceeds 70 characters that Google may use different content from your page instead? A properly formatted title tag should be under 70 characters. Title tags, without a doubt, are the most important element of the page! We see a lot of companies try to pack and stuff a lot of unnecessary or broad information in their title tags. Many put the company name, the industry as well

Google Analytics and WordPress Tip: What’s my Top Content?

Google Analytics is a fairly robust package but sometimes you need to search around for the info you need. One item you might want to focus on with your WordPress Blog is how popular your content is. There are two ways of identifying your content: By the page By the article title Below is a screenshot on how to view your top content. Select the date range and you can find the results you need.