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XML and HTML Sitemaps For Your WordPress Site – The Basics

XML and HTML Sitemaps For Your WordPress Site – The BasicsMost people have heard they need a sitemap so Google will like their site but what are they and how do you go about creating one? Sitemaps are recommended for search engine optimization to help Google (and other search engines)…

Have Your Face Show Up In Google Results

Have Your Face Show Up In Google ResultsHave you noticed how some Google listings show a wee photo of the author along with a link to their Google Plus profile? This nifty feature is part of Google Authorship which is a way of associating your name and…

A Little Taste of The Beginner’s Guide To SEO Ebook

A Little Taste of The Beginner’s Guide To SEO EbookMy ebook “Beginner’s Guide to SEO for Business” is launching very soon and I wanted to give you a little sneak preview of what’s coming. Check out some pages from the book below. (Tip – click the magnifying glass with…

Beginner’s Guide To SEO Ebook Coming Soon

Beginner’s Guide To SEO Ebook Coming SoonSearch engine optimization can seem eternally confusing. It’s one of the things that clients want to know about the most, but are also a little intimidated by. There’s tons of SEO advice out there, and unless you understand the jargon,…

My Three Favorite Backlink Research Tools for SEO

My Three Favorite Backlink Research Tools for SEOOne of the most important factors in off-site Search Engine Optimization (SEO), is backlinks. A backlink is simply a link from another website, to your website. Search engines see links as “votes”, so the more links, and quality, relevant links…

Essential WordPress Plugin When Using Category Name In Permalinks

Essential WordPress Plugin When Using Category Name In PermalinksMany WordPress users like to use a custom permalink structure  which includes the blog post category in their url for additional SEO value. If you create relevant, keyword-rich category names for your blog, having them in the permalink can be…

Learn A Step-By-Step Approach to Search Engine Optimization – Class – July 14th

Learn A Step-By-Step Approach to Search Engine Optimization – Class – July 14thStep-By-Step Search Engine Optimization For Your Blog/Website Thursday July 14th, 7:30pm – 9:30pm, $40 @ Blankspaces 5405 Wilshire Blvd (2 blocks west of La Brea) Los Angeles, CA 90036 free parking is available – see Blankspaces website for details. You’ve set…

How To Tell Google That You’re A Great Content Author

How To Tell Google That You’re A Great Content AuthorIn its continuing effort to keep low quality content out of its search results, Google announced this week that it would be supporting  “authorship markup”. Authorship markup is essentially a couple of specific pieces of code you can add to…

Get More Clients & Sell More Products with Effective Search Engine Optimization (SEO)

Get More Clients & Sell More Products with Effective Search Engine Optimization (SEO)It’s true that there can be many confusing intricacies to the science of Search Engine Optimization, but what’s also true is that most people get tripped up on the basics, before they even get to the complex stuff! In working…

Learn SEO Class – Los Angeles

Practical Search Engine Optimization For Your Blog/Website You’ve set up your blog, now what? How will anyone find you? How will you attract the targeted traffic you need for your business? Search engines are one of the most powerful sources…

Food Bloggers Take Note – Google Rolls Out Recipe View

Food Bloggers Take Note – Google Rolls Out Recipe ViewGoogle Recipe View If you’ve Google-d for a recipe lately you may have noticed a new feature Google has launched, which is a recipe-specific search – they call it Recipe View. It allows the user to search results specifically designated…

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Jumpstart your Link Building (without getting sandboxed)

Andy Hagans writes : Link popularity has been written about ad nauseum, but most articles address the subject from a perspective circa 2001. The available information usually focuses on topics such as reciprocal linking or

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AOL to Sell 5% of to Google

Rebuffing aggressive overtures from Microsoft, Time Warner has agreed to sell a 5 percent stake in America Online to Google for $1 billion as part of an expanded partnership between AOL, once the dominant company

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Figuring Keyword Density

Understanding and being able to calculate the keyword density on your Web pages is essential for keyword optimization. Read on to learn how to figure keyword density and what optimal density ranges are for your