Stop worrying about Google! Produce Great Content

My favorite line from all the articles I’ve read about Google’s impending shift to move all keyword data to “not provided” is “Stop worrying about Google”, by Neil Patel. This shift would be Google’s continuation of their move to make some keyword data “not provided” a couple of years ago. Stopping your worry about what […]

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Local SEO – 5 strategies to get started

We’ve recently had the opportunity and privilege to work with several local companies here in the Portland Metro area to help improve their local SEO results. In our 3+ years of business, the opportunity to work with truly local companies has only presented itself a handful of times. Local SEO has similarities to the ‘general’ […]

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Using PPC and Adwords to Create an SEO Keyword List

Putting that SEO keyword list together is important part of any website optimization effort. Of course the keyword list, while forming the foundation for your SEO efforts is critical it should never be a static list. It should evolve and morph over time as you see ranking success (or no ranking success), measure keyword site […]

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Has your site been hacked? Yah, so has mine.

You’re not alone if your site has been hacked recently. We’ve been hacked multiple times in the past few months. It seems that once you’re on “the list” you’re life is going to be miserable until you do something about it. So, do something about it is what I decided to do. Hopefully I’ll be […]

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Google AdWords Express gets even easier for the Digital Marketing Agency

If you’re a digital marketing agency that uses Google AdWords for your clients, and specifically My Client Center (MCC) to manage those accounts, you’ll be interested to know that you can now manage AdWords Express accounts through your MCC account. What is AdWords Express? Google explains: “AdWords Express is an advertising option for local businesses […]

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CafeGive Social – Turning Marketing into Cause Marketing

Social Media Marketing activities are typically self-centered. I don’t say ‘self-centered’ in a bad way, just stating a fact that when you’re social media marketing, you’re usually attempting to build online brand visibility, and social community, for you, your business, your brand, or someone else’s brand. I mean, that’s why you spend the time on […]

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Dissecting 2012 Insights: Content Creation and Blogging

So, yes, we had some predictions around content creation and blogging for 2012. I’ll have to admit though, these weren’t much of a stretch in terms of predicting the future. We all know that focusing on content for SEO, and online brand visibility, has been blowing up. Knowing that, we made some not-so-bold predictions for […]

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Long overdue, Google’s Exact-Match Domain Update

Google’s been busy again with its Algorithm updates. In September and October they released a few new updates that may have affected you and your website(s).  The one update I found most noteworthy was something Google has been talking about doing for a while, the exact-match domain update. Google EMD Update This update is targeted […]

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