Articles and tips on search engine optimization for your small business website.

15 AprWhat is a Meta Description? How Long, What to Write & Everything Else

What Exactly Is a Meta Description? And what should I do with it?

If you’ve ever tried to do anything in the realm of SEO for your site, you may have heard a few terms that sound a bit unfamiliar. One in particular that can get a little confusion is the meta description. What is a meta description? Maybe it’s best if I show you. Take a look: […]

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14 OctCase Study: How to Increase Your SEO Traffic by 32% in One Month

You know how you kinda expect the QVC girl to REALLY LIKE the product she’s talking about? I mean, really – who’s ever seen a QVC host who said ‘meh’ about the stuff on their show? When it comes to getting a real opinion on something, it’s hard to take the word of the maker […]

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01 Oct3 Super-Simple Strategies for More SEO Traffic

3 Super Simple Strategies for More SEO Traffic

Hey there! Are you a small business owner looking to get more traffic to your website? Find the whole ‘SEO thing’ a bit headache-inducing? You’re invited to attend my FREE webinar, 3 Super-Simple Strategies for More SEO Traffic The live webinar has passed but click the button below to get a copy of the replay […]

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17 SepThe Problem With Your SEO Tool That No One Talks About

It doesn’t matter what tool you use. It doesn’t matter what plugin you use. There’s a REAL problem with your favorite SEO tool or plugin that almost no one talks about. A lot of people think you can just hit ‘Install’ and be done with that whole ‘SEO thing.’ The thing is, that SEO tool […]

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10 SepWhat are the REAL Benefits of SEO? (Hint: It’s Not Traffic)

What are the REAL benefits of SEO?

Last week, we talked about whether SEO (search engine optimization) can work for small business. (See that post here: Does SEO Work?) But what does it look like when you actually have SEO working for your small business? What are the real benefits of SEO? Of course, there’s the one that almost every thinks of […]

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03 SepCan SEO Really Work for My Small Business?

SEO (search engine optimization – the art of getting found by the likes of Google) can seem like a LOT of work, can’t it? I mean – it sometimes seriously feels like a whole other language you have to learn for your business. Who has the time for that? To learn all those tips and […]

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12 AugA Simple Guide to Using the New Google Keyword Planner for SEO Research

How to Use the New Keyword Planner

Have you done any keyword research yourself? If you have, you might have used Google’s free Keyword Research tool in the past. Well, sad to say, that tool is being put out to pasture. What to do instead? Use Google’s new Keyword Planner tool for your keyword research. In the video below, I walk you […]

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15 Jul(Free Webinar) SEO Basics: A Newbie’s Guide to Search Engine Optimization

Have you heard a lot about “SEO” and wondered what the heck IS that? Maybe you even know it stands for “search engine optimization” or maybe you’ve had “SEO” companies contact you and offer to up your rankings in Google? What the heck is SEO and what isn’t SEO? Is it important? What can I […]

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13 MayThe SEO Secret to Dominating the Search Results (without being #1)

The SEO Secret to Dominating the Search Results (without being number 1)

That’s a very promising headline, isn’t? What do I mean by ‘dominate’ the search results? I mean with this one thing you can be #7, #12, #16 and still get the most traffic from a particular search phrase. How? By having the best search engine ad. Your Secret SEO Copywriting Weapon (hint: it’s not keyword […]

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22 AprHow to Edit Your Title Tag in WordPress

Ever wonder what the best way was to edit your title tag in WordPress? In this video post, I walk through exactly how to do it – complete with my favorite plugin recommendation. Title tags are one of the most important pieces of the on-site SEO puzzle. It’s your way of telling Google what that […]

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