HitTail Guarantees to Increase Your Organic Search Traffic

If your website content is online but nobody can find it, why even have it?

It’s something I tell myself and my clients all the time. If you’re writing something worth reading, I would assume you’d want someone besides your mom and pop to read. If that’s true, then I believe you’ll like this tool I just ran into.

Best part of it, it’s guaranteed to increase your organic search traffic. The tool I’m talking about is HitTail and I’m giving all of you my thoughts on the software.


Local SEO: The Only Guide You Need


If your business is not on the web, you’re missing an opportunity to generate more leads and create awareness for your brand. With the help of Google, Bing, and Yahoo’s new local SEO focus you have to take advantage.

What is the difference between a Normal search vs a Local search?

google-places-imageBefore any of this local SEO stuff came along most of the search results were dominated by all the big companies over the non-local SEO companies.


Hot Links Friday: Social Media Marketing, Link Building, Analytics, Getting Found…

Hot-links-fridayI feel like this week flew by and I didn’t get much done. Although I did get to write a couple of posts about Twitter tools and search engine optimization (SEO), I still feel like I should have done more. Anyway, if you missed any of the two posts I recommend you read the one on Twitter, it has a nice little bonus you can use to avoid wasting time on Twitter and useful tips on how to use it only 20 minutes a day effectively.

For those of you who are new to my blog, I try to do a Hot Links Friday post every week, I admit it, a few weeks ago I missed one or two. Anyhow, the goal of this post is to share with you some content that I wished I had written and shared with you, but couldn’t because I already had my hands full. It’s also information that you might have never found, so I find it and share it anyway, that’s what the web is all about.

So enough blabbing, let’s get right into it:

How to Get Found Everywhere For Free: Exclusive Rand Fishkin Video Tutorial and Webinar!

This is actually an event that’s going to happen on September 29th and I wouldn’t want you to miss it. He’s going to be talking about How to Get Found Everywhere for FREE, I’m very excited to watch this and see what he talks about.

I think anybody that’s struggling to rank their website on the search engines will learn a ton from Rand, he’s the most knowledgeable and respected person online, when it comes to SEO. Go sign up for the webinar!

Mastering the Small Business Link Building Basics

This is a great place to start if you’re a small business just starting out and haven’t really built a presence on the web. Don’t struggle with building links anymore, just head over and read this post and begin your backlinking journey.

60 Social Media Marketing Tips for the Holiday Season

I know this looks like a monster of a post and in fact it is. I bookmarked it myself because there’s no way I’m going to be able to apply all of them at once, let alone this year. Although, I already knew some of these ninja social media marketing tips, I still learned a couple that I’ve yet to apply to my businesses. I thought creating a seasonal branded image was one of the more creative tips. See if you can learn something new you can use this Halloween, Thanksgiving, or Christmas.

14 Awesome Features in the New Google Analytics v5

Just when you thought you knew enough about Google Analytics, they bring out more toys to play with. I’m not complaining, I’ve been playing around with it and I like it. If you’re a big numbers guy like me, you want to know exactly all the details of what people are doing in your website you’ll enjoy all these new features. Just to warn you Eugen did a great job at explaining all the features and you might want to sit down and take your time reading it or bookmark it.

The Modern Executives Essential Social Media Toolkit Plus [INFOGRAPHIC]

It’s better if you just click the link and see for yourself.

The Ultimate Guide to Increasing Blog Conversion Rates

When you want to turn web traffic into leads, there is only one guy you should be listening to. Well, the person I turn to is @derekhalpern. In these 7 videos you’ll learn so much about conversion you’ll be a jedi of blog conversion. The videos are long but worth watching, at least one every other day, most of the tips for each case study differ a little bit, which I like because you can then apply some of the conversion tips that relate most to you or your website.

10 Top Business Blogs and Why They Are Successful

Companies are starting to realize how important it is to have a blog, but it’s not always easy to find a strategy or guide to follow. What I liked about these business blogs was, they all are in different industries and they’ve succeeded at attracting new visitors to their website and build a community through them. Check and see if you can model some of their strategies to building a successful business blog.

I want to thank Janet, Sandra, Bryce, Rojish, Brock, Adrienne, Justin and Ilka and everyone who read my posts for being supporters of this website. I try to write the best content you guys can use in your own business to be more successful.

Finally, I want to know if you’re struggling with anything, please leave it in the comments or email me or tweet me a question or something you need help with in your online business. I’d like to skype with anyone that needs some kind of help in any way with SEO, social media, blogging, conversion optimization or whatever I want to help you.


Does Epic Content Improves Search Engine Optimization?: Skills2Money

In the last post for the Skills2Money series post we talked about getting business through your website, but since it’s such a long topic it had to be continued…

This is the second part, by the end of these two posts you’ll be able to begin climbing the SERPS with your website and be able to get more customers using these search engine optimization tips.

Now that you understand on-page, off-page search engine optimization (SEO) and how the search engines works, we get learn a little more about social media marketing.

Recently I watched a video by Matt Cutts where he mentioned that Google has started using social as a signal. With more and more people using the “tweet”, “like”, and Google “+1” buttons, social is getting to be a big influence to search engines.

That means your search engine rankings will increase or decrease depending on how popular or good people believe your content is. The more people share something tell Google that your website must be useful or why would anybody share it with their followers and friends, right?

Getting Business Through Your Website: Get it to Rank High in the SERP

Getting more clients through your website; that’s what we all want, right?

In this post today, I’m going to help you understand that, though an attractive website is great and all when it comes to “getting more business”, how why it’s not the most important factor. (This is part of the Skills 2 Money series.)

The truth is that a nice looking website might help a little bit, but it really can’t help you at all if a consistent stream of traffic (prospects to your site) aren’t landing on your products/services/hire me page. (We talked about the online marketing funnel before — driving more prospects to the top of your funnel can get you more customers.)

But anyway, a site does help generate more work if you’ve optimized it correctly and maintained it to become your traffic attractor. This is where search engine optimization (SEO) comes into play and you need to understand the basics of SEO to use them for your own good.

As a matter of fact, SEO that can really help your business between the stress of marketing your business and helping your customers out. When you’re busy helping out customers, great SEO can still be doing it’s job–attracting new prospects to your website.