Organic SEO Archive

Week 9: Removing Duplicate Listings

Week 9: Removing Duplicate Listings

Over the last few weeks, my Google rankings have gone up and down. It’s competitive in the top 10. I’m holding steady at #9 for “web design in atlanta ga” although I’ve dropped a couple of notches to #14 for “web designer atlanta“. These are average rankings generated by the SERPs.com keywords rank tracker. Maybe some of my competitors are starting to take notice of my ranking? I don’t know. See the below screenshot for… continue reading »

Week 5: MerchantCircle Upgrade and Blog Commenting

Week 5: MerchantCircle Upgrade and Blog Commenting

My Google rankings have gone up a few notches this week, but we’ll see if my improved rankings stick. Last week, my website was at #13 for the keyphrase “web design in atlanta ga” on Google. This week, I’m back inside the top 10 and on the first page. As for “web design atlanta ga”, I’m at #11 for that keyphrase. Take a look at the following screenshot to see my average rankings generated by… continue reading »

Week 4: whatUseek Directory and Guest Posting

Week 4: whatUseek Directory and Guest Posting

I’ve been met with quite a bit of resistance since cracking the top 10 in Google for Atlanta web designers.  I just checked my rankings on the SERPS.com rank tracker, and I’ve fallen a few notches even though my organic visits have increased 62% over the last week. You can see in the following screenshots that I’m not telling a lie. I’m now in the teens (meaning the 2nd page) for some of my tracked… continue reading »

Week 3: Claiming my FourSquare Listing

Week 3: Claiming my FourSquare Listing

I’ve been so slammed with work from existing clients that I haven’t had any time to work on my website’s SEO. Not that I really need it (knock on wood). I’m lucky to have a great group of website design clients in the Atlanta area. According to my search engine rankings checker, I’m still around the 10th-12th spot. These numbers are averages. I just met with a new client today and she told me that… continue reading »

Our Quest to be #1 for Atlanta Web Design in Google

Our Quest to be #1 for Atlanta Web Design in Google

When we first started tracking our Google ranking for this keyphrase back in August of 2011, we were on the 7th or 8th page of Google. Most of our business came via word of mouth with the occasional Facebook page referral. Back then, we used to manually check my Google ranking for keyphrases related to web design in Atlanta, GA such as “web designer in atlanta ga”, “website design atlanta ga”, etc. You get the… continue reading »

Get More Calls by Editing Your Meta Description

Get More Calls by Editing Your Meta Description

That’s correct. Although the SEO experts say that your meta description doesn’t have any impact on your organic search engine ranking, it does have an impact on whether your potential client or customer gives you a call or not. For those of you who don’t know, what is in your website’s meta description is often what shows up in your search engine result.