The top 3 Google SEO ranking factors are *finally* revealed

Thanks to Google's Andrey Lipattsev, we now know what the top 3 Google SEO ranking factors are: 1a. Links that point to your site (aka backlinks) 1b. Links that point to your content (aka keywords on your own site linked to other parts of your site) 2. RankBrain They had always been coy about … Read more about The top 3 Google SEO ranking factors are *finally* revealed

What does good SEO look like?

We provide keyword research and complete content marketing strategies to many clients. We're often asked what kind of results can be expected - what does good SEO look like? The image above shows 2 years of organic traffic growth for one of our clients. In case you're wondering, organic … Read more about What does good SEO look like?

Google Inbox review

I've had Inbox by Google for a couple of days now and here is my mini-review after using it exclusively for 2 days.  This is coming from someone who's used Gmail almost exclusively for 10 years (has it really been that long?) and loathes email with a passion. First thoughts It's purty - no doubt … Read more about Google Inbox review

How to stop Google Analytics from tracking you on your own website

As a website owner, you visit your website more often than anyone else.  You'll go to blog, reply to comments, check to see if everything looks good, etc. Unfortunately that also means your statistics aren't accurate because they'll be skewed heavily towards your own activities.  Thankfully, … Read more about How to stop Google Analytics from tracking you on your own website

How to make your website mobile friendly

Why you need a mobile-friendly website  On April 21, Google updated their search algorithm. They started pushing mobile-friendly websites up in the rankings. And they started penalizing sites that did not adapt to mobile devices. This much is clear: being mobile friendly is a critical aspect of … Read more about How to make your website mobile friendly

Google Search now shows if a site is Mobile Friendly

If your site isn't mobile friendly, it needs to be converted NOW. Google is always making changes to search to become as helpful and useful as possible. This week they've made a small but extremely significant change that will affect mobile traffic severely. In Google's own words: Have you ever … Read more about Google Search now shows if a site is Mobile Friendly