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Search Engine Optimization (SEO)

Google Notifying Webmasters of WordPress Upgrade Recommendations

Here is the message that many people who own WordPress websites are getting from Google Search Console. Make sure your website is up to date and secure! If you need help with this, give us a call at 855-TEAM-TSM. We’ll be happy to help.
Recommended WordPress update available for __________________

To: Webmaster of ______________________,

Google has detected that your site is currently running WordPress _____, an older version of WordPress. Outdated or unpatched software can be vulnerable to […]

By |February 8th, 2016|Google Search, Google Search Console, Search Engine Optimization (SEO), SEO|Comments Off on Google Notifying Webmasters of WordPress Upgrade Recommendations

Limited Time Offer – FREE Website with Digital Marketing Service Agreement

We are offering a FREE website with mobile responsiveness when you sign up for a 12 month digital marketing service agreement!
Valid through July 8th 2016.
Only $499 monthly!
This promotion includes:

Initial questionnaire and consultation
Professional website design in WordPress
Mobile responsiveness
Customized graphics and design elements
Animated image slider on homepage
Unique photo galleries
Contact forms
Social sharing buttons
Google Analytics
Google Search Console
FREE web hosting for 12 months
FREE domain name registration
Monthly SEO management and reporting
Social media consultation and strategy
Digital marketing strategy and management
Online advertising strategy and […]

By |October 1st, 2015|Internet Marketing Services, Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Web Design|Comments Off on Limited Time Offer – FREE Website with Digital Marketing Service Agreement

Googlebot Can’t Access CSS or JS Files?

Hey everybody,

Google has been sending out alerts via Webmaster Tools (aka Search Console) notifying people that Googlebot cannot access CSS and JS (javascript) files on their website. In the content of this email it states:

Google systems have recently detected an issue with your homepage that affects how well our algorithms render and index your content. Specifically, Googlebot cannot access your JavaScript and/or CSS files because of restrictions in your robots.txt file. These files help […]

By |July 28th, 2015|Google Analytics, Google Search, Local SEO, Search Engine Optimization (SEO), SEO|Comments Off on Googlebot Can’t Access CSS or JS Files?

3 Local SEO Tips for Small Business Owners

First things first…get your business listed on Google!
Its imperative that you have a business listing created on Google because without it, chances are that no one will find your company in the local results when searching for keywords relative to your products and services, region, etc…

It is also important to create business local listings on Yahoo and Bing, as well as conduct listing submissions to all of the major IYP (Internet Yellow Pages) and niche/industry […]

By |July 27th, 2015|Google Maps, Google Search, Internet Marketing Services, Local Business Listings, Local SEO, Search Engine Optimization (SEO), SEO, Small Business|Comments Off on 3 Local SEO Tips for Small Business Owners

Websites with HTTPS / SSL Certificate Get Small Boost from Google

Google is the world’s most used and trusted search engine. It is fast and reliable, and incorporates the latest advancements in computing power. For those who are in business or rely on search rankings or marketing and public relations Google can be a great tool. One of the great things about Google is that it implements regular updates and informs its users on how best to adjust and take advantage of them.

The company has […]

By |August 25th, 2014|Google Search, Search Engine Optimization (SEO)|Comments Off on Websites with HTTPS / SSL Certificate Get Small Boost from Google

2013 Search Engine Ranking Factors in Review

Here is a good resource for helping you understand just how many search engine ranking factors are involved in achieving good visibility online in today’s highly complex digital marketplace.

By |February 24th, 2014|Local SEO, Search Engine Optimization (SEO)|Comments Off on 2013 Search Engine Ranking Factors in Review

New Google Panda Update – The “Kinder and Gentler” Google Algorithm

Google recently confirmed that there is a new Panda update being rolled out very shortly and that it will be a lot more “finely targeted” than the last one.

No one is really sure what to expect at the moment but its anticipated that the algorithm will continue placing value on strong, original and fresh content on organically built domains with good backlink structure.  Social signals are becoming more important, as are local search citations and […]

By |July 18th, 2013|Google Panda Updates, Local SEO, Search Engine Optimization (SEO)|Comments Off on New Google Panda Update – The “Kinder and Gentler” Google Algorithm

Disadvantages to the Bounce Rate Metric as a Peformance Goal in Google Analytics

The bounce rate is measured by when a web visitor only views a single page on a website; that is, the visitor leaves the site without visiting any other pages.  However, there is no specific industry standard minimum or maximum time by which a visitor must leave for a bounce to register in Google Analytics.

The bounce rate metrics are missing one key piece of information, which is time.  There is a big difference between someone […]

By |July 10th, 2013|Search Engine Optimization (SEO)|Comments Off on Disadvantages to the Bounce Rate Metric as a Peformance Goal in Google Analytics

Three Ways Article Marketing Adds Value for SEO

Article marketing is a key element of search engine optimization strategy. It is an effective means for providing quality backlinks to the content on your website. Because it helps your website content rise in organic search results, article marketing is a powerful tool that should not be overlooked.

Internet article marketing is the practice of writing unique, quality articles and publishing them on various online article directories. The goal is to generate a large number of […]

By |January 6th, 2012|Article Marketing, Search Engine Optimization (SEO)|Comments Off on Three Ways Article Marketing Adds Value for SEO

Google Maps – 3 Hot Local Business Optimization Tactics

There are many ways that you can optimize the performance of your Google Local Business listing to help it come up higher in the search results for various keywords related to your products, services and target market.  Think about what people who need your services are looking for, what type of keywords do they use?  How would someone who is searching for what you have type their request into Google?  Once you find out what […]

By |May 27th, 2010|Local SEO, Search Engine Optimization (SEO)|Comments Off on Google Maps – 3 Hot Local Business Optimization Tactics