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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The Effects of Content Integration on your Homepage

Last June we undertook a website overhaul that resulted in us placing our blog content on our homepage. This isn’t revolutionary by any stretch, but we wanted to showcase a fresh stream of content relevant to what we do as an agency; I mean after all, isn’t that what site visitors (and… ahem… Google too) […]

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SEO Best Practices for Website Migrations

It happens to almost every company out there that has a web presence… the site upgrade. Only I use the word upgrade cautiously, because while the graphics and imagery, maybe even the user experience, might be a step up from your old site at the end of the day people need to find you; likely […]

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Outsourcing SEO Overseas: The Right Way to Do It

I was recently reading Brick Marketing’s blog – SEO Firms in India: Are They Any Good? – and it got me thinking. Digital C4 uses an India-based service provider for our back-end SEO-related services and we couldn’t be happier with the service, results, effort, and thoroughness of what they deliver. But that said how we […]

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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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When Times are Tough – Ramp UP your SEO

I just got through reading Nick Stamoulis’ blog on ramping up SEO during slow business periods. Loved it! Not just because Nick is a Boston-guy and that’s my old turf (although that’s one reason perhaps), but because he makes great sense! In a nutshell Nick says: 1. Cut back on your online advertising 2. Minimize […]

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Is Google Really Being Fair?

In a recent ‘rant’ post  titled “Your B2B site doesn’t need more freakin’ words” the topic of content creation was discussed.  The basic premise of the post, and you should definitely read it for yourself, was that SEO’s out there are still working on formulaic SEO writing strategies that include word counts, frequency (as in […]

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