Understanding Bounce Rates and 7 Ways to Lower Them

Bounce rate is an SEO key performance indicator (KPI) that we review with our clients on a regular basis. It’s a metric that can help us understand how people interact with your site and content, and the lower the bounce rate the better. Here’s Google’s definition of bounce rate: A bounce is a single-page session on your […]

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9 KPIs for Tracking SEO Success

Search engine optimization (SEO) success is often measured with key performance indicators (KPIs). Even if you’re an eCommerce or marketplace platform, where performance is mostly tied to revenue and conversions, you must measure how much revenue and conversions are coming from your SEO efforts. Most of our clients have and maintain traditional websites and when […]

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What You Need to Know About Meta Descriptions for SEO Success

Way back in 2009, Google announced that they no longer use Meta keywords and description tags as ranking factors, but that doesn’t mean that they should be ignored. We still use the keywords tag as a means of organizing and mapping our keywords to the pages they focus on. And, I could argue (and will) […]

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5 Reasons to Outsource SEO to an Agency

When it comes to search engine optimization – SEO – there’s a lot at stake for most businesses. And yet, we come across many organizations that tell us they’re going to manage it internally. Or, better yet, their neighbor’s son is good at computers and is helping us out. Or, even better yet, they don’t […]

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What the Heck are KPIs for SEO?

Are your SEO efforts being successful? It’s hard to know for sure unless you’re tracking and measuring results. Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) measure the success of your SEO efforts and tell you whether your strategies are fruitful, or if they need tweaks to produce the results you want. Just like the stuffed cheeks of a […]

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What the Heck is Good SEO?

The SEO industry and tactics have evolved and changed over the years. Heck, 20 years ago it didn’t even exist! When Google entered the scene in 1998, the game of ranking higher and being indexed began and only in the last decade has stabilization and order began to take root. Even so, good SEO isn’t […]

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Five Ways to Use SEO To Make Your Users Happy

Everywhere people are searching for happiness and they’ll leave no rock unturned. What if you could use SEO to make people happy? You see, Google likes their users to be happy and they’ve made lots of great changes to improve user experience. We could learn a thing or two by Google’s approach and from the […]

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Are Your Website’s Performance and Rankings Suffering?

Does your website take more than 4-5 seconds to load, or is it more like 10+ seconds? Have slow page load times left you wondering what’s wrong? Slow page load times can be due to a number of reasons. But does page load time really matter? YES. Usability is the #1 reason your page load […]

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Are SEO Mistakes Costing Your Business Money?

A search engine optimization (SEO) strategy will help you rank higher in search results, but simple SEO mistakes could affect your bottom line. Everyone makes mistakes. Though some may be costlier than others for your business. With so many consumers using the internet to research products and services, your website should not only stand out […]

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